September 9th, 2010
06:51 PM ET
4 years ago

Angle seeks support from Hispanics

Washington (CNN) - Republican Senate nominee Sharron Angle is making a final push in the last two months before the Election Day to attract more Hispanic voters to the polls.

Angle has yet to release a Spanish language campaign ad, but a campaign spokesperson tells CNN the first commercial is on its way.

"We will be airing Spanish-language ads and continuing our grassroots outreach to the Hispanic community," Angle communications director Jarrod Agen said.

"The final two months of the campaign are when most people are paying attention to the race and focusing in on who they'll vote for," Agen added.

Agen would not comment on when the ads will be released, or where they will run.

Angle faces incumbent Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nevada, this November. The most recent poll, conducted in August by the Las Vegas-Review Journal, shows Reid leading over Angle 46 – 44 percent.

The Reid campaign issued a statement reacting to Angle's outreach effort.

"Sen. Reid has a long legislative record on issues important to the Hispanic community. He works every day to create jobs, strengthen our classrooms, and ensure that every Nevadan has an opportunity to make it in America," said Reid campaign spokesman Jose Dante Parra. "Sharron Angle, in what can only be described as an act of desperation, has now decided that in order to win she needs a group she has used as a punching bag for so long."


Filed under: 2010 • Harry Reid • Nevada • Sharron Angle
soundoff (34 Responses)
  1. LacrosseMom(the real one)

    SO FUNNY! Let me see.........

    1. The GOP supports SB 1070

    2. The Tea Party supports SB 1070

    3. The GOP supports English ONLY Laws!

    4. The Conservatives want to round up undocumented immigrants and deport them.

    5. REPUBLICANS want to take away the 4th Amendment right, for children born to undocumented immigrants.

    AND ANGLE WANTS LATINO SUPPORT?????? NO........NO.........NO!

    September 9, 2010 07:00 pm at 7:00 pm |
  2. Jeff Clemetson of San Diego

    Fat chance of getting many Hispanic votes after the GOP has gone on a brown-bashing binge.

    September 9, 2010 07:03 pm at 7:03 pm |
  3. RIley

    I cannot see how Reid could get more votes than just about anyone. He has done nothing GOOD for his state or this nation. TIme to say GOOD-BYE to Reid.

    September 9, 2010 07:10 pm at 7:10 pm |
  4. Former Republican, but never again!

    Why would ANY Hispanic support Angle? She's a racist and certainly will advocate policies that are detrimental to all Hispanics!

    September 9, 2010 07:16 pm at 7:16 pm |
  5. scott

    "Angle seeks support from Hispanics"

    That probably means she wants 4 of them to hold her aloft in a chair while she watches another crew of them cut her grass and clean her pool.

    September 9, 2010 07:29 pm at 7:29 pm |
  6. ED FL

    I am sure the hispanics are jumping at the chance to vote for a right wing Bigot that has a preminition to do away with social security and medicare/medicaid programs from some of it's most logical and heavy users. To bad Neavada could not have come up with a better candidate , most democrats would love to get rid of REID but to trade him off for another REID type in a skirt is a pretty rough choice.

    September 9, 2010 07:31 pm at 7:31 pm |
  7. bajashark

    Hola! I'm Sharon Angle, I want your hispanic vote, so I can criminalize and deport your families, kill Social Security, take away your health care, deposit your savings on risky Wall Street junk bonds, get rid of the Education Department, affirmative action, gut the US Interior Department and gut civil rights gains, take away citizenship from your US born children and make pre-emptive war on any country with oil deposits...But I will pray for you when you are starving! Arriva!

    September 9, 2010 07:33 pm at 7:33 pm |
  8. Discernment

    SHARON ANGLE = SHAMELESS & DISPICABLE HYPOCRISY

    After attacking hardworking Hispanic communities about sending American born children (aka anchor babies) to countries they know nothing about, , ,

    , , , now this garbage mouth trash talking Angle wants to win Hispanic support.

    September 9, 2010 07:36 pm at 7:36 pm |
  9. conniesz

    It always amazes me how Republicans can get people to vote against their own best interests – that's exactly what Angle is expecting Hispanic voters to do. Here's hoping they are smart enough to not fall for that crap.

    September 9, 2010 07:38 pm at 7:38 pm |
  10. kayla

    i am hispanic and you will not get my vote.

    September 9, 2010 07:39 pm at 7:39 pm |
  11. Muffet

    Is she serious? She is nuttier than the AZ Gov. I hope the latino community tell her where to go.

    September 9, 2010 07:42 pm at 7:42 pm |
  12. Jess C

    Hopefully Hispanics aren't sucked into this dingbat's devices. She certainly does not have their interests in mind.

    September 9, 2010 07:45 pm at 7:45 pm |
  13. FRANK - LAS VEGAS

    What's this fruit cakes ad going to say in Spanish, Vote for me so I know who to throw out of the country? Really, she is against all non-white people who don't fit her idea of an American.

    Vote NO in NOvember to the party of NO.

    September 9, 2010 07:48 pm at 7:48 pm |
  14. Keith in Austin

    Generally speaking, Hispanics that are legally here, hard working and self-sufficient will vote for Angel. Those wanting more entitlements, open borders, unfettered amnesty and a free ride on the American taxpayers will vote for Reid. Hopefully, most Nevadans will make the right decision and boot Harry and his Liberal idiocy out of office.

    September 9, 2010 07:53 pm at 7:53 pm |
  15. mahealani057

    Why would we turn our backs on Mr. Reid, when he has a long history of programs to help all citizens of Nevada. We need to be careful with this Angle woman, she can't seem to remember statements she made the day before. Angle & her GOP cohorts wants education eliminated so this country will NEVER see another President OBAMA, in the Oval Office.

    September 9, 2010 07:54 pm at 7:54 pm |
  16. P.D.

    You have got to be kidding! After all the GOPers hate talk about the 'illegals' and the new 'Papers Please' law in AZ? NOW Angle is seeking support from Latinos? Good luck with that Sharron. You'll need it.

    September 9, 2010 07:56 pm at 7:56 pm |
  17. T'SAH from Virginia

    And what is she going to do if the Hispanics networks/radio stations want to interview her???? Run the other way!!

    She is so FAR-RIGHT, a Hispanic person in their right mind would not even consider her!!!

    September 9, 2010 08:01 pm at 8:01 pm |
  18. G"NO"P

    good luck with that angle, cause the gop will NOT be getting the black vote, muslim vote and the hispanic vote !!!!

    September 9, 2010 08:08 pm at 8:08 pm |
  19. Angy

    Oh plz this woman is a complete loon. ANYBODY that votes for her is throwing their vote in the trash.

    September 9, 2010 08:10 pm at 8:10 pm |
  20. Freedom

    harry reid must be sent home! He has led our country so horribly that I am scared for my beloved country. Ms. Angle isn't perfect but she is our best hope! Claro que si-Adios Harry!

    September 9, 2010 08:12 pm at 8:12 pm |
  21. sir magneto

    what a fool

    September 9, 2010 08:20 pm at 8:20 pm |
  22. California

    Really? Are you serious MRS ANGLE?

    September 9, 2010 08:25 pm at 8:25 pm |
  23. Dan, TX

    ??????? Doesn't Sharon Angle want Hispanics to start being real Americans?

    September 9, 2010 08:30 pm at 8:30 pm |
  24. GOP Scorched Earth Politics

    oh please ...who is she fooling? Meg Whitman would be proud of this 2 faced hypocritical liar.

    September 9, 2010 08:35 pm at 8:35 pm |
  25. John

    To all the Latin voter in Nevada, What would be like if Sharron Angle became a Governor of Arizona, She would be no different than Governor Brewer or possibly worst, She would sign that tough Immigration law to take all the constitutoinal rights away From you. O.K Its up to you on the Election day.Harry Reid would be a better choice for all Latin American.Good Luck.

    September 9, 2010 08:38 pm at 8:38 pm |
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