Video: Colorado Polling

by Van Le on 10/10/2012


 

 

Wednesday, October 10

Panelists:

  • James Mejia, President & CEO, Mejia and Associates; former President, Denver Hispanic Chamber of Commerce  (Moderator)
  • Robert Preuhs, Assistant Professor of Political Science, MSU-Denver
  • Gabriel Sanchez, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of New Mexico, Director of Research, Latino Decisions
  • Olivia Mendoza, Executive Director, Colorado Latino Forum
  • Grace Lopez Ramirez, Colorado State Director, Mi Familia Vota
  • Sergio De La Rosa, DREAMer and leader with Together Colorado Action Fund

Click here to view brand-new Colorado polling released.

Polling summary:

44% The percentage of Colorado Latino voters who rank immigration as a top issue that Congress and the President should address (just below those who rank jobs/economy, at 45%)
86% Percentage of Colorado Latino voters who say that immigration as a topic is important to their voting decision
76% Obama approval rating among Colorado Latino voters
74% Percentage of Colorado Latino voters who support Obama’s reelection, compared to 20% supporting Romney
54% Percentage of Colorado Latino voters who say that President Obama’s deferred action policymakes them more enthusiastic about Obama
64% Percentage of Colorado Latino voters who say that Mitt Romney’s support of self-deportationand harsh anti-immigrant laws makes them less enthusiastic about Romney
69% Percentage of Colorado Latino voters who say they know someone who is an undocumented immigrant
55% Percentage of Colorado Latino voters who say they know a DREAMer
93% Percentage of Colorado Latino voters who say they are enthusiastic about voting in November
76% Percentage of Colorado Latino voters who support the state’s ASSET bill, which would have allowed immigrant youth in the state to pay a special tuition rate higher than in-state tuition but lower than out-of-state tuition

 

Watch the video recording of the panel discussion here:

Follow along with the PowerPoint presentation here.

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