In three key battle ground states, Latinos showing strong support for Barack Obama!

September 11th, 2008 · 2 Comments

A poll was released this week by Sergio Bendixen, the pollster who warned us earlier this year about Latinos not being inclined to vote for a black candidate, showing that Barack Obama takes the lead over McCain among Latinos in Nevada, New Mexico, and Colorado.

Here are the latest numbers that were presented to the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s annual meeting:

Nevada: Obama led McCain 62% to 20% among Hispanic voters. Among the state’s non-Hispanic voters, McCain was favored 46% to 37%.

New Mexico: Obama led McCain 56% to 23% among Hispanic voters, while McCain had a 50% to 34% edge among non-Hispanic voters.

Colorado: Obama topped McCain 56% to 26% among Hispanic voters. Among non-Hispanic voters, Obama’s narrow 45% to 41% support was within the poll’s margin of error, Bendixen said.

Florida: In the state that decided the 2000 presidential race, the poll found McCain and Obama tied among Hispanic voters at 42% each and among non-Hispanic voters at 43%.”

I’m encouraged by the poll results in Florida since Cuban-Americans, who constitute much of the Latino population, have traditionally supported Republican candidates. It looks like the Democrats are making some gains there.

Tags: Barack Obama · John McCain · Presidential Elections

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  • 1 O // Sep 12, 2008 at 2:29 pm

    My unoffcial slogans for Obama:

    “¡Ay mama- you voy por Obama!”
    “¡Viva Obama!¡Viva Obama!”
    “¡Con Biden y Obama si se gana!”
    “¡La raza gana con Obama!”

  • 2 ... // Sep 14, 2008 at 12:16 am

    I dont understand why people cant still be proud to be a Mexican American or any kind of American and still be spanish and proud of there race and be against illiegal immigration? I am and im tired of being looked down on because of Illiegal Immigrants. LEts stand up together ! Lets no have the people who represent us talk for us all!!!

    email me with questions

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