‘Anchor Baby’ Blowback: Most Latinos Don’t Like Trump in Poll

A full 70% of Latinos said they have a negative perception of Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump in poll by Telemundo, MSNBC and Marist College.

  • Poll also finds 55% of Americans surveyed also have negative impression, although 53% of Republicans have a positive impression of the mogul-turned-contender
  • Among Latinos surveyed, 56% said they consider term “anchor babies” to be offensive
  • Among Latino voters, Clinton outpaces Trump by 47 ppts, Sen.Ted Cruz by 33 ppts and Jeb Bush by 30 ppts
  • NOTE: Poll of 1,689 adults conducted Aug. 26-Sept. 9 had error margin +/- 2.4ppts; among 432 Latinos surveyed, margin of error was +/- 4.7 ppts; poll conducted in English and Spanish

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