Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Despite much speculation about Obama’s ability to win Latino support, recent polls demonstrate Obama is leading John McCain among Latinos.

Despite losing the Hispanic vote during the primary season, presumed Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama appears to have opened up a large lead among Hispanic voters over his presumed Republican opponent John McCain.

Obama leads McCain 60 percent to 23 percent among Latino voters, according to a Latino Decisions Poll. The survey result is similar to that of a Gallup poll earlier this month that showed Obama leading McCain 62 percent to 29 percent. Meanwhile, a Los Angeles Times poll of California voters showed McCain, an Arizona senator, trailing Obama, a senator from Illinois, by 14 points.

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