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Latino Decisions Launches Latino Voter Tracking Poll

Latino Decisions conducts a weekly tracking poll of Latino registered voters across the U.S. Every Monday, we report one week of new data on Latino views towards issues, politics, and the elections. Topics covered will include: partisan identification, vote choice in the congressional election, Latino voters’ most important issue, presidential approval, immigration reform, and more. […]

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Latino voters to influence outcome in 30 key House seats in 2010

In 2008 Latino voters turned out in record number and voted overwhelmingly in favor of Democrat Barack Obama, providing the key margin in many states. However, as the 2010 midterm election rolls around many questions surround Latino enthusiasm for turning out to vote after two years of Democrat control. Little data suggests that Latinos will […]

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Will Latinos abandon the Democrats if immigration reform fails?

According to new polling data from Latino Decisions, immigration reform remains a top priority for Latino voters, and failure to pass a bill could hurt Democrats standing with the Latino electorate. In 2008, the Latino vote increased more than any other segment of the population and was a crucial part of Obama’s coalition, especially in […]

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Poll results show high demand for immigration reform before Nov 2010

New results released today by a Latino Decisions national survey of Hispanic registered voters finds continued high support for comprehensive immigration reform, and Latinos expect this to happen before the 2010 midterm election.  Obama made immigration reform a campaign promise to the Latino electorate during his 2008 campaign for the presidency and the polling data […]

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Latest Latino Decisions poll reviewed by West Wing staff; Senator Harry Reid

Latino Decisions survey data continue to have influence at the highest level, being read and discussed in the West Wing conference room, and by senate majority leader Harry Reid. The most recent poll, a collaborative effort with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy, and impreMedia queried 1000 Hispanic registered voters on the […]

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Latino voters show massive support for health care reform – including public option

A new poll of Latino/Hispanic registered voters finds widespread consensus about the importance of health care reform and significant support for robust efforts in this direction. The poll, commissioned by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Center for Health Policy at the University of New Mexico, and impreMedia and administered by Latino Decisions, queried 1,000 Hispanic […]

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The Latino Electorate at 100 Days: Obama Popular, but want to see action on immigration

Action on immigration this year is identified as “extremely important” by 51% of Latino registered voters polled on the occasion of the President’s 100th day in office. This compares with only 40% just last November, when Latino voters supported the president by more than 2-1 against his Republican rival. Another 23% now describe it as […]

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Record Latino voter turnout in 2008 helps Obama win key battleground states

This November 4th Latinos turned out in record numbers with an estimated 10.2 million Latino voters casting ballots in the Presidential Election.  This marked a significant increase from the 7.6 million that the Census estimates voted in 2004.  The record turnout among Latinos solidified this emerging electorate as an important voting bloc within the American […]

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New poll suggests Latino voters may make the difference in four key states

A significant percentage of Latino voters in key election states – Florida, Colorado, New Mexico and Nevada – are either undecided or still open to persuasion in the presidential contest, according to a new national survey. “The Latino vote will be critical in the Southwest and Florida, and results of this poll show very clearly […]

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