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Poll: Protests Motivating Young Latino Voters

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Demonstrators march against police brutality and to defund the Minneapolis Police Department on June 6, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Kerem Yucel/Getty Images)

By    |   Thursday, 10 September 2020 10:47 AM

Sixty percent of Latino voters between the ages of 18 and 34 say they would vote for Joe Biden if the election was held today, according to a new poll by Telemundo and BuzzFeed News.

Just 19% say they would choose President Donald Trump.

The poll was released on Thursday as part of a study called "Young Latinos: A Generation of Change."

Here are the highlights:

  • 82% say the Black Lives Matter protests are motivating them to vote in the fall.
  • 57% say reducing police brutality also motivates them to vote.
  • 71% say the coronavirus crisis is a motivating factor in casting their ballots.
  • 83% say the pandemic has affected their health or finances.
  • 48% say they have suffered financially due to job losses or pay cuts.
  • 37% describe themselves as independents or undecided about their political party affiliation.
  • 13% say they are Republicans, compared to 50% who say they are Democrats.

The study, conducted June 5-22, surveyed 638 Latinos. It has a margin of error of plus or minus 3.8 percentage points.

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Sixty percent of Latino voters between the ages of 18 and 34 say they would vote for Joe Biden if the election was held today, according to a new poll by Telemundo and BuzzFeed News. Just 19% say they would choose President Donald Trump. The poll was released on Thursday as...
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