Republicans aren’t leaving the field open to the president. The first television ad of the presidential campaign from American Crossroads, a GOP-allied independent group, ran in Spanish and English in July, about the same time as Spanish-language radio ads from the Republican National Committee.

Targeting the Hispanic Vote, State-by-State

See population growth in the past decade and reported turnout among Hispanic voters in recent election cycles.

“I supported President Obama because he spoke so beautifully, but since then things have gone from bad to much worse,” said a female character in the English version of the American Crossroads ad.Hispanics Rise in Key 2012 States –