Latino Democrats are pretty evenly split between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton, according to this poll. Within that split, older voters tend to prefer Clinton while younger voters give more support to Sanders.

The reasons why seem to be embodied by activist icon Dolores Huerta, who is strongly supporting Clinton and actress Rosario Dawson who has been hitting the campaign trail for Sanders.

Herta and Dawson recently had a public disagreement that started when Huerta published an article criticizing Sanders. Then there was the situation at the Nevada caucus and the question on whether or not Bernie Sanders supporters were chanting “English Only” at Huerta.

Host Maria Hinojosa, Futuro Media’s politics editor Julio Ricardo Varela and Latino USA senior producer Daisy Rosario hear from two experts, Stella Rouse and Stephen Nuño, about what might be motivating these preferences.

Major funding for Latino USA‘s election coverage provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.

Featured image: Dolores Huerta and Rosario Dawson in 2014 (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for Budweiser)

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