[QODLink]
Video
Republicans tout ethnic diversity
Opposition broadens its appeal by deciding to seek out a wider variety of candidates in US midterm vote.
Last Modified: 04 Nov 2010 17:08 GMT

Republican ethnic minority candidates picked up more seats than ever before in the US midterm elections.

Though the Democratic Party will still have a much higher minority representation in congress, perceptions of the Republicans will begin to alter after Tuesday’s results.

Some believe it is the first step towards the party's gaining minority votes in the 2012 presidential race.

Al Jazeera's Lucia Newman reports from Miami.

Source:
Al Jazeera
Topics in this article
People
Country
City
Featured on Al Jazeera
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
Colleagues of detained Al Jazeera journalists press demands for their release, 100 days after their arrest in Egypt.
Mehdi Hasan discusses online freedoms and the potential of the web with Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales.
A tight race seems likely as 814 million voters elect leaders in world's largest democracy next week.
Featured
Deadly attacks on anti-mining activists in the Philippines part of a global trend, according to new report.
Activists say 'Honor Diaries' documentary exploits gender-based violence to further an anti-Islamic agenda.
As Syria's civil war escalates along the Turkish border, many in Turkey are questioning the country's involvement.
Treatment for autism in the region has progressed, but lack of awareness and support services remains a challenge.
The past isn't far away for a people exiled from Crimea by Russia and the decades it took to get home.
join our mailing list