Skip to comments.Poll shows Latinos frustrated with GOP
Posted on 10/06/2010 6:32:42 AM PDT by Technoman
A poll released Tuesday suggests outrage over Arizona-style immigration bills including one authored by Rep. Stephen Sandstrom, R-Orem is sowing discontent among Latinos toward the Republican Party.
The Pew Hispanic Center, a nonpartisan research group based in Washington, D.C., found just 6 percent of all registered Latino voters believe the Republican Party showed concern for them. Among Latino Republicans, just 18 percent said their party showed concern for them.
These findings could be viewed as alarming to the GOP even in a state as heavily Republican as Utah, according to Kirk Jowers, director of the Hinckley Institute of Politics at the University of Utah.
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But lets discuss a poll that David Montero doesnt want you to know about.
Gallup reports that 57 percent of those polled for their annual Governance poll, conducted Sept. 13-16, 2010, said their confidence and trust in mass media newspapers, television, and radio was not very much/none at all. This is one percentage point higher than the record set in 2008.
I say BS!
Every Latino I know that has gone through the process of becoming an American citizen, doesn't think we should rubber stamp illegals into our country.
LOL! Nonpartisan my arse!
Have a look at their board: http://pewresearch.org/about/staff/
latinos can go back south
i’d like to know exactly what kind of concern they want republicans to show.
if its that they feel that republicans aren’t protecting them from the influx of illegals that create a strereotype that lumps the legal immigrants in with them and gives them a bad reputation.. i’d agree with them.
Same here. Often they are the one even more angry than I. They see them as taking their jobs and opportunities that they worked hard to have. They see them as not only usurping the welfare system, but also the legitimate work.
You're right. That's a great point.
I don’t have much use for folks who maintain their hyphen. You’re either an American or you are not an American; one or the other.
Of course they are. We all know the majority of latinos and blacks preach for equality, while at the same time wanting special privileges. Nothing new.
It may, or it may reflect the degree to which the polls included illegals. Notice, I didn't say "likely voters" because the Dems would like as many illegals to vote as possible!
BS. Latinos who are citizens generally support the Arizona Bill, because they realize it isn’t right that they had to go through all the effort to become citizens, while illegals wind up getting all the same benefits without lifting a finger.
Well, of course a poll of illegals is going to show frustration with the whole country not embracing them with open arms. But ask the LEGAL immigrants how they feel about things like amnesty. You’ll get a much more conservative viewpoint.
I think this poll doesn’t go far enough so that it draws an incomplete conclusion (on purpose, perhaps).
How do non-Latinos feel on the same subject? I’m not Latino, just a pasty middle-aged woman, and I don’t think the Republican Party gives a flyin’ flip about me either. And I’ll bet that a lot of conservatives, no matter their ethnic background or gender feel the same way. We all feel like we’ve been taken for granted, with the “powers that be” only looking out for themselves and not listening to us.
The Tea Party is finally forcing them to take notice, and I wonder if they are just going through the motions, pretending to care about what we believe are the critical issues, to save their own hides.
So yeah, Latinos probably do feel this way, but it isn’t just a Latino thing, it’s the way that a lot of other people feel as well.
What percentage of Latinos in UT are even legal?
That few? Wow, am I ever surprised.
Mexicans can be so proud of their heritage, but they must be American first and support those candidates who support the rule of law. Otherwise, they are not true Americans.
Politicians should not be afraid of the
Hispanic vote. They should be principled and if this country falls to illegals, at least they went down with dignity and integrity.
“Every Latino I know that has gone through the process of becoming an American citizen, doesn’t think we should rubber stamp illegals into our country. “
Same with my AMERICAN Latino friends. However, MOST Latinos are not legal, and outfits like La Raza could care less about the legal ones.
“To the degree Latinos differ from other Americans in these poll results, that establishes the degree to which they are resisting assimilation.”
Poll: Mexicans say Mexican-Americans Owe Loyalty to Mexico Over U.S.
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