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More from Latino voters: jobs and immigration top concerns, low awareness of GOP candidates



Source: Latino Decisions/impreMedia Tracking Poll, October 2011


Last week, the results of a national poll of Latino voters focused on their attitudes toward health care policy, with a majority in favor of keeping the Affordable Care Act in general, but not in favor of being required to purchase their own insurance, one of the law's provisions.

Other results from the poll, including how Latinos feel about 2012 GOP presidential hopefuls, were released today. Among other things, the results indicate that most Republican candidates' outreach to Latino voters needs work.

Of 600 Latino registered voters polled in 21 states, 46 percent said they had not heard and/or had no opinion of presidential hopeful and former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney, even though he received the most favorable rating among the candidates in the the GOP field.

Some other political highlights of the poll, the sixth in a series of recent tracking polls conducted by the Latino Decisions polling firm in partnership with Spanish-language media publisher impreMedia:


The complete results of the poll can be downloaded here.