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CNN Poll: Obama At 70% Among Latino Voters [Bush Won With 44% Latino Vote]
CNN ^ | October 02, 2012

Posted on 10/02/2012 8:28:04 PM PDT by Steelfish

CNN Poll: Obama At 70% Among Latino Voters

(CNN) – The latest national survey of likely Latino voters shows President Barack Obama retaining a big lead over rival Mitt Romney in the key voting demographic, matching the level of support he received from Latinos in 2008.

The poll also showed a majority of Latinos said the economy was a more important issue than immigration, and indicated enthusiasm among Latinos is lower than it is among non-Latino whites.

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Obama enjoys the backing of 70% of likely Latino voters, according to the CNN/ORC International survey, slightly higher than the 67% of Latinos who voted for him in 2008. Republican nominee John McCain garnered 31% of the 2008 Latino vote. In 2004, 53% of Latinos went for the Democratic nominee John Kerry over the 44% who went for President George W. Bush, according to national exit polls.

(Excerpt) Read more at politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Politics
KEYWORDS: 2012polls; latinovote

1 posted on 10/02/2012 8:28:08 PM PDT by Steelfish
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To: Steelfish

Yawn...


2 posted on 10/02/2012 8:30:10 PM PDT by Artcore
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To: Steelfish

According to the 2010 census Hispanics make up 16.4% of the population. Contrary to the spin put out by Hispanic pressure groups, they do not determine elections.


3 posted on 10/02/2012 8:32:46 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: Steelfish
To paraphrase Edwards pollster under oath.
We all knew these polls are garbage,wrong, way off and so did everyone else but we used the ones we liked and fed it to the media.
4 posted on 10/02/2012 8:33:50 PM PDT by ncalburt (Axelrod Psych OPS has gone to 24/7 non stop - "The election is over " status until Nov)
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To: Steelfish

You know, Steelfish...I’m assuming you meant well by posting this but for God’s sake, we KNOW!!,
The Latino vote will go libtards, we KNOW!!!
Put this in the “hardly helpful” column.....


5 posted on 10/02/2012 8:34:59 PM PDT by matginzac
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To: MNJohnnie

They try to scare us with sodomites, too, but they’re a very small percentage...not very strong-(in many ways.)

With Univision’s expose on Fast and Furious, and the fact that most are of Catholic belief, I can’t believe Hispanics will forgive Bath-House Barry’s stance on “finishing the job” on the poor infants that survive abortion procedures, not to mention the murder of their fellow citizens used as political fodder for the gay guy in the White House.


6 posted on 10/02/2012 8:39:08 PM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: matginzac

From what I understand, it depends how long they have been in the country. The first or second generation are more liberal, but the third and fourth generation tend to lean towards Republican.


7 posted on 10/02/2012 8:40:24 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Steelfish

According to CNN, only 50% of the eligible Hispanic voters voted in 2008 while whites voted at a 66% clip and blacks showed up at 65%.

It is doubtful that Obama will get more Hispanic votes than he did in 2008.

And CNN says that the Economy is the number one issue @ 44% and immigration is a far second @ 14%.


8 posted on 10/02/2012 8:41:07 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: Steelfish

Juan McLame lost 67% of the Latino vote AFTER sponsoring the biggest piece of illegal alien amnesty legislation since the 1986 disaster. there’s a lesson there somewhere for Mittens.


9 posted on 10/02/2012 8:41:30 PM PDT by montag813
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To: Steelfish

Was that poll taken before or after Telemundo did their expose on Fast and Furious.


10 posted on 10/02/2012 8:43:33 PM PDT by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: MNJohnnie; matginzac

Just wonder how many “Latino’s” Democrats are going to try to persuade to vote, even though they may not be citizens, against evil-benefit-stealing-Republicans...and you got to guess that is one reason why Democrats want no voter ID’s.


11 posted on 10/02/2012 8:43:50 PM PDT by Son House (The Economic Boom Heard Around The World => TEA Party 2012)
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To: Steelfish

I guess it needs to be said again...Bush did NOT win 44% of the Hispanic vote in 2004. That figure was based on badly flawed exit polling, and has been debunked from analysts from both the left and right.

In all likelihood, Bush’s share of latinos was in the high 30s to maybe 40%. This was still a good showing for Republicans, but it still represented a double digit loss to Kerry. In other words, a shameless panderer like Bush could only manage at most 40% of the Hispanic vote against a week candidate like John Kerry.

That is the lesson Republicans should take from it; it is yet more proof that Hispanics are natural Democrats for the most part. But of course proponents of unending mass immigration like to push a myth about GWB being so well with Hispanics.


12 posted on 10/02/2012 8:46:08 PM PDT by Aetius
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To: Steelfish

I guess it needs to be said again...Bush did NOT win 44% of the Hispanic vote in 2004. That figure was based on badly flawed exit polling, and has been debunked from analysts from both the left and right.

In all likelihood, Bush’s share of latinos was in the high 30s to maybe 40%. This was still a good showing for Republicans, but it still represented a double digit loss to Kerry. In other words, a shameless panderer like Bush could only manage at most 40% of the Hispanic vote against a week candidate like John Kerry.

That is the lesson Republicans should take from it; it is yet more proof that Hispanics are natural Democrats for the most part. But of course proponents of unending mass immigration like to push a myth about GWB being so well with Hispanics.


13 posted on 10/02/2012 8:46:19 PM PDT by Aetius
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To: Steelfish

I am confused. The Latinos and Hispanics I know cannot stand the sight of him.......


14 posted on 10/02/2012 8:52:12 PM PDT by Red Badger (Is it just me, or is Hillary! starting to look like Benjamin Franklin?.................)
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To: Steelfish
And what, pray tell, is the exact number of "Latino Voters" that are either illegal aliens and/or welfare people?

I swear, this magnificent Country is being destroyed from within by the "votes" of third world dreck.

15 posted on 10/02/2012 8:54:09 PM PDT by Prole (Please pray for the families of Chris and Channon. May God always watch over them)
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To: matginzac

I heard Rove say that the Latino vote is crucial for many swing states. We can’t ignore the reality. Bush barely won with 44% vote. Had he lost OH, Kerry would have been in the WH!


16 posted on 10/02/2012 8:54:59 PM PDT by Steelfish (ui)
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To: Steelfish
I heard Rove say

There is your mistake, you listen to Rove.

17 posted on 10/02/2012 8:56:15 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: Steelfish

If this is true, it’s really sad that the Democrats have turned 70% of Latinos into “free stuff” bums, deadbeats, and parasites.


18 posted on 10/02/2012 8:56:59 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Red Badger

I am an American of Cuban descent. My entire family and I cannot stand the sight and sound of the Muslim in the White House and will vote accordingly.


19 posted on 10/02/2012 8:57:27 PM PDT by rep-always
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To: Jonty30; matginzac
From what I understand, it depends how long they have been in the country. The first or second generation are more liberal, but the third and fourth generation tend to lean towards Republican.

Actually, it depends on if they are Protestant, or Catholic.

Bush got 56% of the Protestant Hispanic vote in 2004, and McCain/Palin got 48% of the Hispanic Protestant vote against Obama.

The Catholic Hispanic vote for republicans was about 31% both times.

20 posted on 10/02/2012 8:58:00 PM PDT by ansel12
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To: Steelfish

Don’t let polls discourage you. Pick your favorite candidates, support them and vote for them on election day. That is our job as human beings.

God will play a role in this election. His will shall be revealed soon enough. God does not worry about polls and you shouldn’t, either.

Trust God.


21 posted on 10/02/2012 8:58:51 PM PDT by Tau Food (Tom Hoefling for President - 2012)
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To: ansel12

Fair enough.


22 posted on 10/02/2012 8:59:01 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: rep-always

This one person I know spits on the ground whenever he has to say the name. Is this a cultural thingy?......


23 posted on 10/02/2012 9:03:19 PM PDT by Red Badger (Is it just me, or is Hillary! starting to look like Benjamin Franklin?.................)
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To: montag813

Welfare draws hispanics to the polls. Democrats promise them more food stamps so they vote democrat. Same as blacks.


24 posted on 10/02/2012 9:04:25 PM PDT by NKP_Vet
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To: Red Badger

I don’t know anyone personally who supports obama, even the liberals I know.
It is all very confusing.


25 posted on 10/02/2012 9:08:11 PM PDT by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: Steelfish

If their biggest concern is the economy then how can they decide to pull the lever for O? This makes NO sense whatsoever


26 posted on 10/02/2012 9:10:24 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: Steelfish

I’d be more interested in these numbers by state. Nationally, I bet a huge percentage of the Obama support is in California and New Mexico. I’d like to see Colorado, Nevada, and Florida in particular.


27 posted on 10/02/2012 9:10:43 PM PDT by ilgipper
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To: Steelfish

hell yea...let’s more in illegally and then give them in state tuition...the right to vote

and law licenses

I mean why not?

are u a hater?

I need to know


28 posted on 10/02/2012 9:14:17 PM PDT by wardaddy (my wife prays in the tanning bed....guess what region i live in)
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To: Mortrey; Pelham; AuntB
and the fact that most are of Catholic belief,

that canard has been schlepped here for forever...please don't insult our ignorance..just when we get used to it

now if they were all Assemblies of God..you might be onto something but that "but wardaddy they are all Catholics you know" was an excuse for supporting Bush's amnesty here back when some of us resisted and were banned btw

i didn't buy it then or now..white Catholics are barely GOP voters on occasion...latino..nope..a dead horse...that has been trotted out before and is pure bunk

29 posted on 10/02/2012 9:20:20 PM PDT by wardaddy (my wife prays in the tanning bed....guess what region i live in)
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To: ansel12
amazing how many here still cling to this crap disproven over and over

like how many times before they quit believing their own hype

latinos as a rule vote as a minority for preference as a perceived non white minority with grievance of discrimination as such and against the white-anglo predominate culture that they see as the oppressor or they just come for a paycheck and take the advantage presented or they get played or all of the above

they came here to largely do just that in recent years

assimilation is puro Uncle Tomas behavior to them now with a few exceptions..older Cubans and others that fled commies or wealth grabbers or those latino sub cultures seen as "white"

pendejos sin agradecimiento

30 posted on 10/02/2012 9:26:43 PM PDT by wardaddy (my wife prays in the tanning bed....guess what region i live in)
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To: Steelfish
The hispanics I know cannot stand 0.

I received an email recently that blasted his war on religion - when he stated America is not a Christian nation. It gave a brief history of Catholic hospitals and ended with "there are no muslim hospitals".

31 posted on 10/02/2012 9:28:04 PM PDT by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: Steelfish
@ $50K a vote, I'm shocked that's all he's getting!

Compensation for Claims of Discrimination

32 posted on 10/02/2012 9:36:02 PM PDT by Dogbert41 ("...The people of Jerusalem are strong, because the Lord Almighty is their God" Zech. 12:5)
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To: svcw

Almost all union members and government workers I know support Obama! They do not think the bad economy is Obama’s fault. They blame top 1% always! They are so mis-informed, brainwashed and plain dumb!


33 posted on 10/02/2012 9:41:11 PM PDT by entropy12
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To: svcw

Almost all union members and government workers I know support Obama! They do not think the bad economy is Obama’s fault. They blame top 1% always! They are so mis-informed, brainwashed and plain dumb!


34 posted on 10/02/2012 9:41:31 PM PDT by entropy12
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To: Steelfish; Artcore; MNJohnnie; ncalburt; matginzac; Mortrey; Jonty30; Red Steel; Lancey Howard; ...
@ $50K a vote, I'm shocked that's all he's getting!

Compensation for Claims of Discrimination

35 posted on 10/02/2012 9:42:00 PM PDT by Dogbert41 ("...The people of Jerusalem are strong, because the Lord Almighty is their God" Zech. 12:5)
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To: Red Badger

Red

Try this

Write the Spanish version shown below on a 3 x 5 card then show it to a hispanic and ask them to translate it for you. Tell them you don’t know what it means.

Watch their reaction...have fun with this one.

Por Favor
Desedir al Mentiroso
nObama!


translated

Please
Fire the Liar
Obama


36 posted on 10/02/2012 9:49:14 PM PDT by hapnHal (hapnHal)
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To: Steelfish

Perhaps someday Hispanics will assimilate but not in my lifetime. If 0bama pandering to illegals makes Hispanic American citizens happy; THEY’RE RACISTS.


37 posted on 10/02/2012 10:21:41 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: Steelfish

You need to ignore Rove and the rest of the GOP-e. Republicans need to quit pandering. It doesn’t work. There are lots of legal Hispanics who are very worried about the economy and won’t support BO.


38 posted on 10/02/2012 11:39:59 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Steelfish

If Bush had lost in 2004, Kerry would have been running for reelection during the 2008 financial crisis and Obama would in 2012 be at best an insignificant Senator from Illinois, or worst case running for President for the first time. Even if A President Kerry had beat McCain for reelection in 2008, he would not have enjoyed the size of Democrat Congressional sweep Obama had in 2008. That sweep was a repudiation of Bush who would not have been running as well as punishment from the voters to the Republican Party for the emerging financial crisis. As a result Congress in 2009 would likely not have approved a massive healthcare plan (doubtful Kerry would even have proposed massive healthcare reform) or the level of deficit spending Obama was able to get from the Pelosi/Reid Congress. The 2012 election would likely be a face off between Romney and either Hillary or the unaccomplished Senator from Illinois Obama. Either one would be running handicapped by the lingering Kerry recession and a population tired of 8 years of Kerry.

As we know Bush’s second term was unaccomplished, particularly after Katrina when he seemed just to give up. In hindsight the nation would likely be better off today had Kerry beat Bush in 2004 and won reelection in 2008. No Obamacare, lower deficits, and any administrative power grabs checked by Congress. There budget process might still be intact in Congress instead of being discarded by Harry Reid with Obama’s blessing. Kerry would probably not have executed the surge in either Iraq or Afghanistan, resulting in a very ugly and humiliating withdrawal of US forces from the region for which the American people would blame Kerry.

Even if Obama beat Hillary to get the Dem nomination in 2012 the circumstances would be very different than those he faced in 2008. He wouldn’t be able to run against Bush, instead he’d be carrying 8 years f failed Dem rule under Kerry. The economy would be bad. He couln’t run on hope and change, that theme would be owned by the other party.

I suspect if Kerry had been elected in 2004, and reelected in 2008, by 2012 Barack Obama would have long grown tired of being one of 100 big egos in the Senate club. We know he lacks the long term work ethic to slowly work his way up the power structure. By 2010 he would have seen the odds low of trying to win election as an undistinguished Senator following a failed president of his own party. A bored Obama would have left the Senate by 2010 either to take a cabinet position or to go into academia where he could make money writing books, making speeches and sitting on corporate boards. Perhaps Soros would have made him head if a foundation or he could have maneuvered an appointment to a prestigious tenured professorship at Harvard business school like Elizabeth Warren. In any event he would enjoy wealth without having to work for it while being admired as a great thinker. Plus we, the nation, would have been spared the intentional and destructive assault on our institutions, our economy, and our national identity.

Thinking about it, President Kerry might have been better for the nation than the unproductive second term of Mr. bush.


39 posted on 10/03/2012 12:35:41 AM PDT by Soul of the South
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To: Red Badger
>> I am confused. The Latinos and Hispanics I know cannot stand the sight of him....... <<

I am confused that you are confused. The Latinos and Hispanics I know overwhelmingly love Obamacare and gay pride parades, but a bunch of freepers and GOP leaders insist that they're mostly "socially conservatives and devout Catholics".

Perhaps the Latinos and Hispanics you know could talk some sense into the Latinos and Hispanics I know, because I sure as heck can't!

40 posted on 10/03/2012 12:55:40 AM PDT by BillyBoy ( Impeach Obama? Yes We Can!)
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To: Jonty30; matginzac
My wife was immediately right wing conservative. It's an extension of her Christian faith, which cannot reconcile with the socialist God-hating, anti-Christ left.

But yeah, the border-jumper vote is obamanation, all the way.

41 posted on 10/03/2012 5:01:15 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: rep-always

One thing I have noticed, and those from Florida feel free to correct me, but there is a huge difference in voting habits between Cubans and Mexicans. Cubans are more likely to vote GOP.


42 posted on 10/03/2012 11:36:31 AM PDT by BizBroker (Democrats- Don't want 'em, Don't need 'em, Can't use 'em, Couldn't afford 'em if I did!)
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