Voter turnout 'explodes' among blacks, Hispanics in US

People attend an event called “Souls to the Polls” on November 6, 2016 in Cutler Bay, Florida, which aims to encourage minority voter turnout in the key swing state of FloridaVoter turnout among African American and Hispanic voters in the United States is surging, and this swell of minority participation could spell trouble for Donald Trump’s White House hopes. On Sunday — the last day of early voting before Election Day on November 8 — hundreds of people attended “Souls to the Polls” events, aimed at encouraging churchgoers to vote across the key swing state of Florida. At one event in central Miami, people held hands and prayed outside an early voting site, while at another in southern Miami-Dade County, about 20 African American men rolled in together on motorcycles.

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