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Methodology: This poll was conducted by the Bullfinch Group between August 17 - 24 on a randomized sample of 804 Hispanic and Latino voters. The margin of error is ±3.46.
Education is a top priority for Hispanic voters.
When asked to rate major issues independently of one other, education had the second-highest average rating at 9.2 of 10.
The biggest concern amongst Hispanics regarding education is that American education is falling behind other countries, selected as a top concern amongst 37% of Hispanics.
When asked to rate their support for parents being able to access the public dollars allocated to their children to send them to whichever school they want on a scale of 1 to 10, this policy proposal attained an average rating of 8.1 out of 10.
When asked whether to rate their support for ending the use of critical race theory in public school curriculum on a scale of 1 to 10, the average response given was 7.2.
Additionally, crime and safety are leading concerns amongst Hispanics.
While crime was not included as an option in the major issues section of the poll, in the minor issues section, cracking down on crime and safe communities each received a 9.0 average rating, putting them in a tie for having the second-highest average rating of minor issues.
54% of Hispanics believe states should penalize cities that defund their police departments.
When asked to rate how much they agree with the statement, “Police departments do not have enough funding to adequately perform their jobs,” Hispanic voters gave an average rating of 7.5 out of 10.
The economy overall had the highest average rating among major issues when asked of respondents, and respondents rated free markets higher than socialism.
Overall, on a scale of 1 to 10 on importance, “the economy” had the highest average rating of all 10 issues rated by respondents at 9.3.
When asked to rate policies on how much they agree with them on a scale of 1 to 10, the “rise of socialism in America” had an average rating of 6.6, while a “free market economy” had an average rating of 7.9.
When asked to rate how much they agree with the statement, “Income taxes are a huge burden on families and should be reduced,” Hispanic voters gave an average rating of 8.1 out of 10.