The 20 Most Influential Hispanic Republicans


Deciding who’s the “most influential” anything is inherently an arbitrary business. It’s even more difficult in this case when we’re comparing politicians, TV personalities, radio hosts, and columnists. Still, somebody had to do it, so…

Honorable mentions: Alicia Colon, Ted Cruz, Bill Flores, Devin Nunes, David Rivera, Leslie Sanchez

20) Francisco “Quico” Canseco: Congressman
19) David Rivera: Congressman
18) Rosario Marin: Former Treasurer
17) Mario Diaz-Balart: Congressman
16) Jason Mattera: Human Events Online Editor, Writer, and Radio Host
15) Bettina Inclan: RNC Hispanic Outreach Director, Radio Show Host
14) Jaime Herrera Beutler: Congresswoman
13) Lincoln Diaz-Balart: Former Member of Congress, Currently the Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute.
12) Linda Chavez: Syndicated Columnist & Author
11) Carlos Gutiérrez: Former U.S. Secretary of Commerce
10) Mel Martinez: Former U.S. Senator & former Chairman of the RNC
9) Alberto Gonzales: Former U.S. Attorney General
8) Alex Castellanos: CNN contributor
7) Luis G. Fortuño: Governor of Puerto Rico
6) Al Cardenas: President of American Conservative Union
5) Rep. Raúl Labrador: Congressman
4) Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: Chairwoman of the House Foreign Relations Committee
3) Brian Sandoval: Governor of Nevada
2) Susana Martinez: Governor of New Mexico)
1) Marco Rubio: Senator

Also see,

The 20 Most Influential Conservative Jews In Politics
The Top 20 Most Influential Black Republicans
The 20 Most Influential Conservative Women In Politics

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