Video: Virginia Polling

by Van Le on 10/11/2012

 

 

 

Monday, October 15

Panelists:

  • Michael McDonald, Associate Professor, George Mason University
  • Matt Barreto, Associate Professor, University of Washington and Principal, Latino Decisions
  • Vanessa Cardenas, Director, Progress 2050 Action, Center for American Progress Action Fund
  • Alfonso Lopez, Delegate, VA House of Delegates
  • Frank Sharry, Executive Director, America’s Voice

Click here to see brand-new Virginia Latino vote polling released.

Polling summary:

48% The percentage of Virginia Latino voters who rank immigration as a top issue that Congress and the President should address (this is HIGHER than Virginia Latino voters who rank jobs/the economy as their most important priority, at 47%)
86% Percentage of Virginia Latino voters who say that immigration as a topic is important to their voting decision
73% Obama approval rating among Virginia Latino voters
66% Percentage of Virginia Latino voters who support Obama’s reelection, compared to 22% supporting Romney
64% Percentage of Virginia Latino voters who support Democratic Senatorial candidate Tim Kaine, compared to 24% supporting Republican George Allen
57% Percentage of Virginia Latino voters who say that President Obama’s deferred action policy makes them more enthusiastic about Obama
43% Percentage of Virginia Latino voters who say that Mitt Romney’s support of self-deportationand harsh anti-immigrant laws makes them less enthusiastic about Romney
66% Percentage of Virginia Latino voters who say they know someone who is an undocumented immigrant
54% Percentage of Virginia Latino voters who say they know a DREAMer
93% Percentage of Virginia 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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