A Survey of Voter Attitudes among Hispanics in the United States. March 13-19, 2012 N=500 Hispanic Likely Voters Nationwide. Do you feel things in the country are going in the right direction, or do you feel things have gotten off on the wrong track? .
March 13-19, 2012
N=500 Hispanic Likely Voters Nationwide
If the election for Congress were being held today, and you had to make a choice, would you be voting for the Republican candidate or the Democrat candidate in your district?
If the election for President were held today and you had to make a choice, for whom would you vote, the Republican nominee or Barack Obama, the Democrat?
What should be a higher priority for the federal government right now:Spending more to help the economy recover, orSpending less to reduce the budget deficit?
How concerned are you about the federal government’s current level of spending and debt: very concerned, somewhat concerned, not too concerned, or not concerned at all?
Please tell me, using a scale from 0 to 10, where 0 means "not at all concerned” and 10 means "extremely concerned”, how concerned you are with the number of Hispanic or Latino people in the United States living in poverty.
Which do you believe will most help you achieve the American Dream and have a better life:more government involvement or less government involvement in your daily life?
Which do you believe should be the focus of helping Hispanic and Latinos become more financially secure and have a better life: building stronger families or increasing government assistance programs?
Overall, do you believe that U.S. government programs targeted at the poor have made Hispanic and Latino families in the U.S. stronger or weaker?
Some people say that targeted at the poor have made Hispanic and Latino families in the U.S. the number of Hispanics and Latinos living in poverty in the United States today is because there is too much dependence on government aid programs
Other people say that the number of Hispanics and Latinos living in poverty in the United States today is because the government has not done enough to help people get out of povertyNow I’d like to read you two viewpoints. Please tell me which one comes closest to your own.
How targeted at the poor have made Hispanic and Latino families in the U.S. important do you feel it is for Congress to deal with the issue of illegal immigration this year? Would you say that it extremely important, very important, somewhat important, or not at all important?