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Exclusive poll: Obama's support among Hispanic voters eroding
Bay News 9 (FL) ^ | October 13, 2012 | By Holly Gregory

Posted on 10/13/2012 6:15:53 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

ST. PETERSBURG -- There are two million Hispanic voters in Florida. It's a constituency that has the power to shift a tight election, so both political parties have tried to sway the Hispanic vote their way.

An exclusive Tampa Bay Times/Bay News 9 statewide poll shows many Hispanic voters dropping their support for Obama.

Last month, 52 percent of Hispanic voters polled said they would vote for the president. That has now dropped to 44 percent.

Romney picked up some ground among Hispanics, from 43 percent to 46 percent. And the number of undecided Hispanic voters has doubled from 5 to 10 percent.

(Excerpt) Read more at baynews9.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: 2012polls; darkhellmutt; election2012; hispandering; hispanic; hispanicvote; latino
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1 posted on 10/13/2012 6:16:07 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

El Presidente está marchitando “Rapido y Furioso”


2 posted on 10/13/2012 6:23:17 AM PDT by Perdogg (Vote like the US Constitution depends on it - it does!!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Wait... Is Florida an anomaly because of the Cuban population? ‘Cuz if Obama’s below 50% in other heavily Hispanic states, he's beyond toast— he should quit now!
3 posted on 10/13/2012 6:25:05 AM PDT by MacMattico
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Apparently he hasn’t been pandering enough. He needs to start negotiations with Mexico to return the Western United States back to Mexico.

That should get him back above 50%.


4 posted on 10/13/2012 6:25:25 AM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Rasmussen Saturday: Romney 49 Obama 48


5 posted on 10/13/2012 6:25:37 AM PDT by nhwingut (Sarah Palin 12... No One Else)
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To: MacMattico

First the Jewish vote, now the Hispanic vote.


6 posted on 10/13/2012 6:26:18 AM PDT by Perdogg (Vote like the US Constitution depends on it - it does!!)
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To: Perdogg

What about the midget vote?


7 posted on 10/13/2012 6:29:44 AM PDT by bmwcyle (Corollary - Electing the same person over and over and expecting a different outcome is insanity)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Interesting that Romney’s numbers overtaking Obama’s is not the headline, even though it’s the far more important aspect of the numeric change. Obama’s numbers could similarly fall with blacks, from 94% to 88%, but that would not change his control in that demographic. Here, the lead has been taken... but only Obama’s decline seems to matter to the headline writer.


8 posted on 10/13/2012 6:30:26 AM PDT by Teacher317 ('Tis time to fear when tyrants seem to kiss.)
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To: MacMattico

I was talking to a lady yesterday who told me that 4 years ago she worked with Hispanics for Obama here in Mobile. Said six months after the election she asked herself what the heck she’d done by voting for him.....the group leader called her earlier this week to ask if she’d work this year and when she said no, that she was voting for Romney, the “friend” (they’ve been best friends since they were 13) cussed her out and hung up on her. Libs are sooooooo civil, aren’t they!


9 posted on 10/13/2012 6:31:49 AM PDT by BamaDi ("The definition of a racist today is anyone who is winning an argument with a liberal.")
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To: MacMattico

Yeah, the Cubans have a good deal of political sense.


10 posted on 10/13/2012 6:39:57 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
My wife is a Mexican National (here legally after several thousand dollars to lawyers) just got her citizenship and she HATES Obama.

When the campaign started she asked whether she was Democrat or Republican.

I said: Do you believe in Abortion on demand paid by tax payers? Do you believe that we can tax our way to prosperity? Do you believe that teachers and not parents know what is best for your children in terms of nutrition, sex education and sexual orientation?

She put a Romney sign in our front yard the next day.

11 posted on 10/13/2012 6:42:19 AM PDT by Mikey_1962 (Obama: The Affirmative Action President.)
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To: MacMattico
Wait... Is Florida an anomaly because of the Cuban population? ‘Cuz if Obama’s below 50% in other heavily Hispanic states, he's beyond toast— he should quit now!
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Yes, The majority of Cubans are republican, and we have a huge Cuban population. I would love this to be true across the county, but I don't think Florida is a good predictor of how Hispanics will vote.

12 posted on 10/13/2012 6:46:52 AM PDT by kara37
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To: MacMattico
re: Wait... Is Florida an anomaly because of the Cuban population?

Yes, I think Florida is an anomaly. In Nevada the Hispanic support for Obama has not wavered. In fact, the increased Hispanic population is one of the major reasons why the state has gone blue in recent years after decades of being a red state.

13 posted on 10/13/2012 6:56:54 AM PDT by Nevadan
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I think the recent Univision special coverage of Fast & Furious could have had much to do with educating the Hispanic folks as to how little the regime cares for them, as well as anyone else.


14 posted on 10/13/2012 7:06:07 AM PDT by redfreedom (Just a simpleton enjoying the freedoms a fly-over/red state has to offer.)
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To: P-Marlowe
Apparently he hasn’t been pandering enough. He needs to start negotiations with Mexico to return the Western United States back to Mexico.

That should get him back above 50%.


Actually, that would get Obama way below 50% of the Hispanic vote, since a large portion of the population of those states is the Hispanic (mostly Mexican, legal and illegal) voters.

Democrats would never win the presidency again.
15 posted on 10/13/2012 7:09:48 AM PDT by adorno
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To: Perdogg

With Biden’s performance on Thursday they lost the women’s vote as well.


16 posted on 10/13/2012 7:15:32 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

You mean they’re finally figuring out that he cares no one bit for their(or their relatives) lives? The only thing he cares about is getting their votes and he’ll lie to get them.


17 posted on 10/13/2012 7:24:10 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

All the gay Hispanics will vote for Obama.


18 posted on 10/13/2012 8:35:42 AM PDT by pallis
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To: Nevadan

In the latest SurveyUSA poll for Nevada, hispanic support for Obama was 54 to 41 percent, 10-15 points below his 2008 level.


19 posted on 10/13/2012 8:50:47 AM PDT by Perdogg (Vote like the US Constitution depends on it - it does!!)
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To: pallis

don’t count out the goat loving lobby either:

http://www.twincities.com/localnews/ci_21758995/washington-county-man-accused-sex-goat


20 posted on 10/13/2012 8:57:30 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: redfreedom

Yes. And when O was on Univision answering for it, he came off as a complete idiot. Despite what you typically read, they (for the most part) don’t want to sit around on welfare, they want a job. That’s where the big O really lost them.


21 posted on 10/13/2012 8:58:07 AM PDT by Excuse_My_Bellicosity (Liberalism is a social disease.)
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To: Teacher317

94 to 88 percent might leave him “in control of the demographic” but it would lose him the election.


22 posted on 10/13/2012 9:03:29 AM PDT by NavVet ("You Lie!")
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To: Excuse_My_Bellicosity

“Despite what you typically read, they (for the most part) don’t want to sit around on welfare, they want a job. “

NO, they want a YOB!


23 posted on 10/13/2012 9:06:41 AM PDT by vette6387
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To: P-Marlowe
He needs to start negotiations with Mexico to return the Western United States back to Mexico.

Just give them back Cali.

That would be 55 solidly Dem EV's no longer available them.

24 posted on 10/13/2012 9:08:12 AM PDT by Palmetto Patriot (2010 All Over Again. Make it happen. Get Busy!)
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To: mcmuffin; Matchett-PI; seekthetruth; surfer; 3D-JOY; LADY J

Muy Bueno Bump!


25 posted on 10/13/2012 9:15:06 AM PDT by Syncro (The Tea Party is Dead!-->MSM/Dems/GOP-e -- LONG LIVE THE TEA PARTY!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I would have suspected such a shift might be caused by the Fast and Furious exposure on Univision...but I did not see any reference to it in article. Are the peasants allowed to be informed about it?


26 posted on 10/13/2012 9:19:02 AM PDT by AndyTheBear
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To: Perdogg

That is good news. Read on Oct 5th the numbers on Hispanics in Nevada were 78 Obama to 17 Romney. http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/romney-trails-obama-big-nevada-florida-latinos/story?id=17404987


27 posted on 10/13/2012 9:21:38 AM PDT by Nevadan
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To: vette6387

The Republicans should get the latino vote. They do try to keep their families intact and their core values are Catholic. Perhaps a few of them are having their Suzanna Martinez moment- “Damn, we’re Republicans!”


28 posted on 10/13/2012 9:27:39 AM PDT by GeaugaRepublican ( "DO OBAMA VOTERS EXIST?")
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To: bmwcyle
What about the midget vote?

Physical, or mental?

29 posted on 10/13/2012 9:28:26 AM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
But.....but.....but...

This cannot BE?!?!?!?!

Idi Obama publicly celebrated Quatro de Cinco!

What is wrong with these people?!?!?!?

30 posted on 10/13/2012 9:28:45 AM PDT by N. Theknow (Kennedys=Can't drive, can't ski, can't fly, can't skipper a boat, but they know what's best for you.)
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To: BamaDi

She would be off my Christmas card list immediately. People with this mind set are going to be evil no matter what you try. This lady “thought they were friends.” There are “friends” and then there are “FRIENDS.” The FRIENDS are the true ones who are there through thick and thin. As long as the other “friend” thought they were of the same mind set, everything was hunky. No more. Tell her there are better FRIENDS out there in this world than this so called “friend.”


31 posted on 10/13/2012 9:38:32 AM PDT by RetiredArmy (The Scriptures clearly tell us we are in the last days, the end times. Christ is the only answer!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Last month, 52 percent of Hispanic voters polled said they would vote for the president. That has now dropped to 44 percent.


32 posted on 10/13/2012 9:38:41 AM PDT by Palmetto Patriot (2010 All Over Again. Make it happen. Get Busy!)
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To: Mikey_1962

That’s an awesome story. I wish more people like your wife came here!


33 posted on 10/13/2012 9:53:24 AM PDT by Cruising For Freedom (Don't be the proof that MSM PsyOps works.)
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To: Nevadan

In 2008, Hispanics when for 0bama in Nevada 76-22

Latest Polls for Nevada, I cannot get any internals for Dane and Associates.

Hispanics only

Suffolk/KSNV (RV)
66% Obama
30% Romney

Survey USA
54% Obama
41% Romney


34 posted on 10/13/2012 9:59:09 AM PDT by Perdogg (Vote like the US Constitution depends on it - it does!!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

How does Mitt Romney do with minor political parties and ultraconservatives? Might as well ask.


35 posted on 10/13/2012 10:15:25 AM PDT by johnthebaptistmoore (The world continues to be stuck in a "all leftist, all of the time" funk. BUNK THE FUNK!)
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To: GeaugaRepublican

Sure hope you are right! I’ll take the Hispanics over the Blacks any day, because they are, for the most part, Christian and hardworking. Not that I like what the illegals are doing to the country and California in particular.


36 posted on 10/13/2012 10:15:47 AM PDT by vette6387
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To: MacMattico
Wait... Is Florida an anomaly because of the Cuban population?

Indeed, it is.

But the same trend seems to be manifesting itself across the Hispanic population in other states.

It would not surprise me if Romney won at least 45% of the Hispanic vote in Texas (Bush won 40%).

37 posted on 10/13/2012 10:28:35 AM PDT by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA; Ignorance on parade.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

If Obama’s poll numbers were RISING rather than eroding among any interest group, ethnic group, state, or organization, we’d never hear the end of it from the liberal MSM.

Yet all we hear morning, noon, and night is Obama support-erosion stories. He’s continually losing the Jewish vote, the Hispanic vote, women, Florida; he even dropped 8% in California following his awful debate performance. Yet, amazingly, Obama’s overall support in the country somehow never ‘’erodes’’ below 47 percent!

Instead of the usual pundits, the cable-news shows need to bring on mathematical geniuses and experts in the paranormal to explain what’s really going on.


38 posted on 10/13/2012 10:29:40 AM PDT by Bluestocking
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To: Mikey_1962

Bravo!!!
My mother is 100% Mexican (Valley Girl). Legal ;)

Goes to the VAlley (McAllen, Brownsville) all the time. Probably 75% of hispanics on welfare. Mostly Democrats, because no Rebublican ever goes to the Valley.

My mother has tried to convince her family, I’m talking about 30 people or so at our last family get together that Democrats have kept you like slaves! What have they done for you or your children? They make you vote for them and then throw you the crumbs! It sounds so much better in Spanish!
Who will give you jobs! This rich man, that Obama and the Democrats want you to despise. Why? because this will break your chains off.
Who will employ your children and give them hope, the rich man and you, YOU, their mother and father...we have given up and given this to the Government...and look where we are!

Do you have the hope that someday you will be that rich man? No, because the Democrats want you to think that rich man is always white! Always....you can be the boss, you can be that person that employs thousands....and then you can be the man that people hate, because you don’t pay enough taxes! Ha ha....my uncles laughed!

This was her general message. It was passionate and resonated with the young ones.

La vida es lo que Dios nuestro creador del alfarero crea en ti.
Una vida bien vivida es lo bien que cuidar de ella.
Nadie moldes de lo contrario, sólo Dios! Sólo Dios.
Yo nunca he visto justo desamparado, ni su descendencia que mendigue pan! ... Hoy en día se están pidiendo pan. ¿Por qué?

Translation

Life is what God our maker the potter creates in you.
A life well lived is how well YOU take care of it.
No one else molds you, only God! Only God.
I have never seen the righteous forsaken, or his seed begging for bread!...Today you are begging for bread. Why?

I love my mom!


39 posted on 10/13/2012 10:31:10 AM PDT by Texas4ever
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To: Teacher317

“Here, the lead has been taken... but only Obama’s decline seems to matter to the headline writer.”

I agree, but I’m not sure it’s a bad thing. I don’t think most people are voting for Romney because they really, really WANT him to be President. They’re voting for Romney to rid themselves of Obama. And it’s obvious from the shifting polls people are starting to think about who they are going to vote for and that many may now even be interested in hearing open, pro and con discussions from their friends, family, and co-workers.

Therefore I think that headlines to the effect that Obama is a sinking ship would have more influence on wavering voters than headlines that say Romney is picking up steam. In other words, people are seeing that other people like themselves have made the decision to bail on Obama, so it puts them in the mainstream if they do the same. I think the biased headline writers are doing Obama no favors.


40 posted on 10/13/2012 10:34:30 AM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The Hispanic folks I know are intelligent, hard-working, socially conservative, and church-going. It’s not surprising these folks are abandoning Obama. It always surprised me that the polls claimed otherwise, but then again, I never believed those polls in the first place.


41 posted on 10/13/2012 10:37:23 AM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

My family has legal Mexican workers here in Louisiana and they tell us the also-Mexican friends of theirs say they will definitely NOT vote for Obama. They do not want illegals flooding into this country that will take their jobs or flood the market causing their pay to be less.


42 posted on 10/13/2012 11:01:58 AM PDT by Erda
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To: Perdogg

It’s BO’s War on Women and his enabling Planned Parenthood with taxpayer money to abort babies that is affecting the Hispanic vote.


43 posted on 10/13/2012 11:02:54 AM PDT by Maryhere ("HE comes to rule the earth")
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To: bmwcyle

Personally I watch the Jewish, Hispanic Midget voter.


44 posted on 10/13/2012 11:37:37 AM PDT by arrogantsob (The Disaster MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: Mikey_1962

Give your beautiful wife an extra big kiss from the patriots here and tell her “Welcome” both to citizenship and for taking it seriously. You are a lucky man.


45 posted on 10/13/2012 11:40:56 AM PDT by arrogantsob (The Disaster MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: vette6387

Are you sure it isn’t a “jerb”?


46 posted on 10/13/2012 11:44:00 AM PDT by arrogantsob (The Disaster MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: Bluestocking

That is ok though because the chronicling of his collapse works to our favor by showing his weakness and discouraging his lazy base which does not get off its fat ass but for a sure thing.

We are looking at a landslide here.


47 posted on 10/13/2012 11:48:08 AM PDT by arrogantsob (The Disaster MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: johnthebaptistmoore

Hopefully the miserable performance of The Disaster so discourages many of the RATs that they vote Green or some other Leftist whackjob party thereby offsetting the Ultra-right whackjobs damage to the GOP.


48 posted on 10/13/2012 11:50:49 AM PDT by arrogantsob (The Disaster MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: Texas4ever

Heck, I love your mom. SHE should run for office.


49 posted on 10/13/2012 11:52:24 AM PDT by arrogantsob (The Disaster MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: redfreedom

You just may be right.


50 posted on 10/13/2012 12:16:11 PM PDT by PghBaldy (I am sick of Obama's and Hillary's apologies to muslims, especially after 11 September 2012.)
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