Survey says Latino voters sticking with Obama, Democrats
December 28th, 2011
08:07 PM ET
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Survey says Latino voters sticking with Obama, Democrats

Washington (CNN) - Latino voters strongly support President Barack Obama and his Democratic Party, despite dissatisfaction with the administration's deportation policies, according to a survey released Wednesday by the Pew Hispanic Center.

The results are good news for Obama and Democrats for next year's election, as Hispanics are the fastest-growing population group in the country and comprise a major voting bloc.


Filed under: Latinos • President Obama
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  1. MTATL67

    ABC headline& story spin Latino support as about to evaporate. Which I find surprising since GOP wants to build electric fence & rip families apart. Not one of my Latino friends is going to vote Republican.

    December 28, 2011 08:20 pm at 8:20 pm |
  2. Vanessa

    Ofcourse we, hispanics support president Obama! Regardless off everything that the Republicans have tried to do in order to make him a one term president.. it's not gonna work.. we will work endlessly to have him finish the difficult task of making things better! We, the hispanic community stand behind u, president Barack Hussein Obama! Yes we can & yes we will!

    December 28, 2011 08:26 pm at 8:26 pm |
  3. Just a thought bad Repubs......Another common sense minority group that recognizes the hypocrisy of the GOP/Tea-Potty and has decided to stay with Pres. Obama, as he supports the everyday person looking for a semblence of a decent life.

    December 28, 2011 08:59 pm at 8:59 pm |
  4. John Gonzales

    Who did they ask? those who are here Illigally,uninformed and want amnisty or those of us who are American citizens, informed and against amnisty who want secured borders and will vote to rid ourselves of obama and his socialist agenda? I, an American of mexican and spanish desent would not give obama a drop of water if he were in hell asking for it. He will never have my vote.cnn you should ask those of us who will tell you the truth instead of asking they who will say what you want. Dont Speak For Me! youve got my e-mail address ask.

    December 28, 2011 09:12 pm at 9:12 pm |
  5. rousch15

    One of the real reasons why Latinos are sticking with President Obama is because conservatives assume that all of them are here illegally. You're not going to win many votes that way.

    December 28, 2011 09:14 pm at 9:14 pm |
  6. Bravo

    This might be the only voting bloc which has a very, very, good memory. They can not forget the Arizona debacle and how uncomfortable and worried they were during that period!

    December 28, 2011 09:41 pm at 9:41 pm |
  7. stevenfbrackett

    Why would any self-respecting Latino support the republicans who are constantly beating each other up to be the one who proposes/enacts the most oppressive Jim Crow-Latino laws while exploiting stereotypes and making blatant racist statements?

    Did someone actually think We wouldn't notice?

    December 28, 2011 10:32 pm at 10:32 pm |
  8. Valerie from Raleigh

    President Obama's time in office has benefited the country in spite of total Republican opposition to anything and everything he proposed to help the economy. The Republicans would have let the US auto industry go down the drain taking thousands of automotive jobs and support jobs with it causing major financial problems for the country. The Hispanic voters are fully aware of the fact that the President and not the Republican party have the best interests of the average American at heart and that includes Hispanic voters who, like most, are not part of the 1% that have it all and want more. It is my great hope that the President will be reelected in 2012, the Tea Party trouble makers will be sent back home and the once-proud Republican party can again regain its place as a value to this country.

    December 28, 2011 11:08 pm at 11:08 pm |
  9. Gijoe

    Of course they do, the blind leading the blind

    December 28, 2011 11:29 pm at 11:29 pm |
  10. Showmeyerpapers

    If it wasnt for the brain dead and latin oes he'd have no votes at all

    December 28, 2011 11:44 pm at 11:44 pm |
  11. fred ca

    Another voting bloc 'heard from' that shows it is not hearing. It is amazing that blacks and latinos vote dem as a reflex, and that is 'a bloc' but when a smaller percentage of whites vote rep that is racist. That people vote by reflex, for a dem party that ignores their values and morals, because their 'leaders', who sold them out long ago, tell them to, shows the abyess of ignorance prevelant in America today. It is a reason why this country will fall.

    December 28, 2011 11:48 pm at 11:48 pm |
  12. Four and The Door

    In the interview with CNN, the Pew Hispanic Center's Lopez said that the most important issues for Hispanic registered voters were jobs, education and health care...
    ...andin spite of this, latino voters have not abandoned Obama. Really?!?! My Spanish is limited, but I have one word. Loco! Friggin' Loco! ( two words? ) So fewer jobs, education costs going through the ceiling and then Obamacare wrecking the future of a decent health care system. And in spite of this Obama keep the latino vote. Loco!

    December 29, 2011 12:08 am at 12:08 am |
  13. Hannibalee

    I am but one voice saying, "The Latino community better step up." The GOP has thier own jobs plan it's called deportation.

    December 29, 2011 02:03 am at 2:03 am |
  14. Tom Logan

    My personal survey says your survey is completely wrong. Latinos are natural conservatives.

    December 29, 2011 02:05 am at 2:05 am |
  15. T'sah from Virginia

    ►Survey says Latino voters sticking with Obama, Democrats
    Now isn’t that “something” – really – and you know as a matter of fact –
    Obama would be the best bet to tackle immigration and this is for real
    The RIGHT makes it clear it’s NOT part of their game nor a part of their deal

    It’s very clear – as we get near – to next year – the Pub’s will show their true face
    The big surprise – While Pubs continue to despise – Obama will rise with full grace

    Immigration will be tackle in the next four years with not blood, sweat or tears!!

    Obama 2012!!

    December 29, 2011 03:41 am at 3:41 am |
  16. Anonymous

    This is shocking given the GOP's outstanding "Hispanic outreach programs" in AZ, AL and GA. Next CNN will tell us water is wet.

    December 29, 2011 06:51 am at 6:51 am |