Video: New Mexico Polling

by Van Le on 10/11/2012

 

 

 

Wednesday, October 17

Panelists:

  • Lucia Fraire, Field Director of Voter Program, Ole New Mexico
  • Rafael Martinez, DREAMer and PHD student in American Studies
  • Gabriel Sanchez, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of New Mexico and Director of Research for Latino Decisions
  • Christine Sierra, Professor of Political Science, University of New Mexico and Director, Southwest Hispanic Research Institute

Click here to see brand-new New Mexico polling released.

Polling summary:

30% The percentage of New Mexico Latino voters who rank immigration as a top issue that Congress and the President should address (second to only the economy at 47%)
79% Percentage of New Mexico Latino voters who say that immigration as a topic is important to their voting decision
67% Obama approval rating among New Mexico Latino voters
69% Percentage of New Mexico Latino voters who support Obama’s reelection, compared to 24% supporting Romney
57% Percentage of New Mexico Latino voters who support Democratic Senatorial candidate Martin Heinrich, compared to 24% supporting Republican Heather Wilson
46% Percentage of New Mexico Latino voters who say that President Obama’s deferred action policy makes them more enthusiastic about Obama
46% Percentage of New Mexico Latino voters who say that Mitt Romney’s support of self-deportation and harsh anti-immigrant laws makes them less enthusiastic about Romney
58% Percentage of New Mexico Latino voters who say they know someone who is an undocumented immigrant
47% Percentage of New Mexico Latino voters who say they know a DREAMer
80% Percentage of New Mexico Latino voters who say they are enthusiastic about voting in November

 

Watch the video recording of the panel discussion here:


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Follow along with the PowerPoint presentation here.

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