Political scientists have often pondered why affluent and educated Jewish voters do not vote Republican more often. They remain very liberal even as other affluent Americans have embraced conservative low-tax policies.
Naturalized citizens are a growing share of the American electorate. And here in Nevada, immigrant voters could play a significant role in shaping the outcome of the next election. In 2008, a record number of immigrants became citizens. We look at the number of immigrants naturalizing this year, and what barriers still exist to prevent more immigrants from becoming voters.