Voces de la Frontera officials react to election results, thank supporters for their efforts

MILWAUKEE -- The world on Wednesday, November 9th reacted to the victory of Donald Trump in the race for president, and that included those with Milwaukee's Voces de la Frontera, a Latino advocacy organization.

Voces officials commended those who helped in their "Get out the Vote" effort ahead of the November 8th election.

Each election year, they face the challenge of getting large communities of Latino voters to the polls.

Since August, they knocked on around 60,000 doors leading up to November 8th.

"We had big early vote push that resulted in a historic turnout of 300 percent more than the previous years, the previous presidential election," Christine Neumann-Ortiz, Voces executive director said.

Initial numbers they have collected showed more than 80 percent of those votes were for Hillary Clinton, Voces officials said.

Neumann-Ortiz said with Trump as president-elect, they are prepared to build a stronger movement for civil rights and economic justice.