August 28, 2014
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is addressing a
national Hispanic group in Las Vegas as Republicans try to court Latino voters.
Sandoval is slated to give the keynote address at a small business conference held by the Hispanic Leadership Network Wednesday night.
The conservative group led by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is holding meetings in battleground states with sizable Hispanic populations ahead of the November elections.
Sandoval is expected to discuss Nevada's struggling economy during the conference. The state has the highest unemployment rate in the nation.
Republican Congressman Joe Heck is also expected to speak at the
Sandoval is Nevada's first Hispanic governor, but he doesn't speak Spanish and he didn't win a majority of the Latino vote when he was elected in 2010.
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