Former DNC Finance Chair Henry Muñoz III to Focus on Latinx Voter Turnout in 2020

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Immigrants from twenty countries in a naturalization ceremony at Tom McCall Waterfront Park in Portland, OR (Shutterstock.com).

Henry Muñoz III is returning to the Latino Victory Project after six years as the national finance chairman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC). Muñoz, the first openly gay Latinx person to hold the Democratic Party’s top finance role, will focus on raising money from Latinx donors and mobilize Latinx voters.

The former DNC chair is returning to the Latino Victory Project in an advisory position, he confirmed to The Hill. Muñoz founded the left-leaning organization with actress Eva Longoria in 2014 in a bid to elect Latinx lawmakers.

Muñoz said it is important to reach out to the Latinx community early on in the race. “We have an incredible opportunity to grow our support, but we can’t treat it like just a fundraising or get-out-the-vote opportunity, we need programs…

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