UT/Texas Tribune Poll: Hispanic Voters

by Alex Gonzalez

Here are three charts from the crosstabs UT/Texas Tribune poll released last week where Trump  is leading by 3 points 45-43. There is pool of 290 Hispanic voters in the poll of a total of 1200 respondents.

picture4 Among Hispanic voters in Texas, 32% of respondents said the will vote for Trump while 56% said they will vote for Clinton.

Favorability for Trump among Hispanics in Texas is very low. Only 8.46% of Hispanic respondents had a very favorable view of Trump while Clinton has a 23.80%. However, unfavorability is what really drags down Trump. Trump unforability among Hispanics in Texas is 60%, and Clinton is only 28.86%.

t-v-c-hispanic Like most Americans, Hispanics in Texas don’t think Clinton is “honest and trustworthy,”  but they think Trump is worse. Only 25% of Hispanics in Texas think Trump is honest and trustworthy while Clinton gets 39%.

Do you think that Donald Trump is honest and trustworthy (Likely Voters)? Hispanics: Yes 25.74%, No 69.31%.

Do you think that Hillary Clinton is honest and trustworthy? (Likely Voters)? Hispanics: Yes 39.30%, No 53.73%.

Party favorability is another predictor of  how Hispanics will vote  on Nov. 8.

tt-party-favThe polls shows that Hispanics have unfavorable views of the Republican party. Between the very/somewhat unfavorables, about 70% of Hispanics have an unfavorable view of the GOP.This is similar to the 32% of Hispanics who said they will vote for Trump.  For the the Democrat Party, the unfavorables among Hispanics is only about 36%.

Ted Cruz Favorability (Likely Voters) among Hispanics

Very favorable                     8.96%

Very Unfavorable               42.29%

Greg Abbott Approval among Hispanics

Approve strongly      13.10%,   Approve somewhat      18.62%.

Disapprove strongly   22.76%,  Disapprove somewhat 11.72%

The University of Texas / Texas Tribune Poll Cross Tabulations, October 28, 2016, N=1200 Registered Voters. Margin of Error: +/- 2.83% (3.28% adjusted for weighting).

 

Alex Gonzalez is a political Analyst and Political Director for Latinos Ready To Vote. Comments to vote@latinosreadytovote.com or @AlexGonzTXCA

 

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