Likely Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush, who was popular among Spanish-speaking voters while Florida governor, marked himself as ‘Hispanic’ on a 2009 voter registration application.
The New York Times posted a fuzzy copy of the form on Monday, which it said it obtained from the Miami-Dade County Elections Department.
The circle marked ‘Hispanic’ was checked. The next circle said ‘White, not Hispanic’ and was not checked.
‘My mistake! Don’t think I’ve fooled anyone!’ Bush wrote Monday on Twitter, responding to a message from his son calling him an ‘#HonoraryLatino’.
A Bush spokeswoman said it was unclear how the error was made.
‘The governor’s family certainly got a good laugh out of it,’ spokeswoman Kristy Campbell told Daily Mail Online. ‘He is not Hispanic’…