Donald Trump Hispanics

Why Trump Could Do Lasting Damage to the GOP
Nominee's low standing with Latinos could sour party's relations with them for years

Trump has an uphill task ahead of him to attract more Latino voters to the GOP, which lags far behind Democrats with that priority voting bloc. (John Moore/Getty Images)

And Democrats already smell opportunity, confident that Trump’s presence on the ballot turns safe red seats into winnable battlegrounds.  

But the loss of a single presidential election could pale in comparison to the long-term damage done to a party that already has a strained relationship with this fast-growing voter bloc.