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Polling Roundup: Polling This Week

GLOBAL STRATEGY GROUP/BASEWOOD RESEARCH (May 6) 71% of voters support an immigration reform package that resembles the Senate plan… 71% of voters support a package including a path to citizenship, increased border security, increased worker immigration and employer verification requirement. …including 74% of “conservative Republicans” and 67% of swing voters. 4 times as many voters … Continue reading »

Why Pollsters Missed the Latino Vote – 2012 Edition

Cross-Posted at Latino Decisions, Latino Vote Matters, and Daily Kos:  In 1998 Harry Pachon and Rudy de la Garza wrote a report for the Tomas Rivera Policy Institute titled “Why Pollsters Missed the Latino Vote – Again!” in which they argued that polls across California failed to accurately account for Latino voters in their samples, and … Continue reading »

Obama slightly down among Latinos post-debate but Romney stuck in low 20s

By Latino Decisions and Latino Vote Matters: ImpreMedia & Latino Decisions released the latest in a series of tracking polls today revealing support for President Obama slipped from 72% last week to 67% this week, suggesting that his debate performance also led some Latino voters to re-evaluate the President. Those who said they are certain … Continue reading »

Mitt Romney's "Winning" Latino Strategy

The Romney campaign revealed a new Latino strategy at last week’s Univisión forum and it “worked”…for 35 minutes.  A BuzzFeed interview with Univisión’s Maria Elena Salinas reveals the true story behind the boisterous audience at last week’s Univisión forum with Mitt Romney, and the far more reserved audience that welcomed President Obama. Although both candidates … Continue reading »

Growth in Latino enthusiasm and Democratic vote numbers disheartening for the GOP

Cross-Posted at Latino Decisions and Latino Vote Matters. By Gary Segura, a Principal of Latino Decisions and Professor of Political Science at Stanford University: Week 5 of the ImpreMedia/Latino Decisions 2012 Tracking Poll reveals stabilizing numbers in the Presidential election, growing Latino support in the generic House ballot and—perhaps most importantly for Democratic prospects overall … Continue reading »

Tracking Poll Wave 2: Romney Gains Among Latinos Post-Convention

By Matt Barreto, Latino Decisions (Cross-posted at Latino Vote Matters):  After a week in the spotlight in which many prominent Latinos took to the stage at the RNC Convention, the impreMedia/Latino Decisions tracking poll finds a noticeable bump in support for Romney and Republicans among Latinos, as reported by Pilar Marrero.  The question will be can they sustain it, … Continue reading »

New Polling, Interactive Online Tool Lets You See How Latino Voters Could Impact 2012 Election

Washington, DC – Using current polling and voter data, Latino Decisions and America’s Voice Education Fund teamed up to create an interactive online map that allows the user to see for herself how Latino voters could impact the 2012 presidential race.  Introduced earlier this summer, the Latino Vote Map ( has been updated throughout the … Continue reading »

Yes, Mitt Romney, Immigration Does Matter

Political analysts agree: Latino voters will be pivotal in numerous 2012 battleground states – and perhaps determine the presidency in the process.  Today, the Orlando Sentinel captures the dynamics at play in Florida, writing: The presidential race could come down to this: To win in November, President Barack Obama or Mitt Romney needs the biggest swing … Continue reading »