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Toplines - NumbersUSA Hispanic Poll - May 2022

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National Survey of 2,754 Hispanic Likely Voters

Conducted April 19-May 12, 2022 by Rasmussen Reports

Are you an immigrant to the U.S.?


22% yes

78% no


Primary identity:


62% Hispanic

38% other


How would you rate the job Joe Biden has been doing as President… do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?


21% strongly approve

28% somewhat approve

14% somewhat disapprove

34% strongly disapprove

2% not sure


On the question of illegal immigration, is the government doing too much or too little to reduce illegal border crossings and visitor overstays?  Or is the level of action about right?


15% too much
52% too little
25% about right
9% not sure

Do you strongly favor, somewhat favor, somewhat oppose or strongly oppose giving lifetime work permits to most of the approximately two million illegal residents who came to this country when they were minors?

36% strongly favor
30% somewhat favor
22% somewhat oppose

8% strongly oppose

4% not sure

What language do you speak most at home?


63% English

9% Spanish

27% both about the same

2% another language


How open and welcoming do you feel the U.S. is to Hispanics like you?


43% very open and welcoming

37% somewhat open and welcoming

14% not very open and welcoming

2% not at all open and welcoming

4% not sure


Would you rather have a smaller government providing fewer services or a bigger government providing more services??


47% bigger government

41% smaller government

12% not sure


What is your political party?

25% Republican

47% Democrat

5% some other political party 

20% independent

4% not sure


Asked of 771 voters not affiliated with either party:


Do you lean more towards the Republican party or Democrat party?

35% Republican

21% Democrat

37% neither

7% not sure


Over the last few years, have you moved closer to the Republican party, the Democrat party, or have you stayed about the same?

34% Republican

30% Democratic

34% stayed about the same

3% not sure


Who did you vote for in the 2020 U.S. Presidential election?  Donald Trump, Joe Biden, someone else, or did you not vote?


37% Donald Trump

52% Joe Biden

6% someone else

5% didn’t vote


If the elections for Congress were held today, would you vote for the Republican candidate or for the Democratic candidate?


41% Republican candidate

45% Democratic candidate

5% some other candidate

9% not sure


Which political party do you trust more on the issue of immigration? 

39% Republican party

40% Democratic party

14% both about the same

8% not sure

Which political party do you trust more on the economy? 


45% Republican party

36% Democratic party

12% both about the same

7% not sure

Which of the following political issues is the most important to you personally? 


36% economy

10% immigration

13% healthcare

7% education

13% inflation

5% crime

3% race relations

2% political unity

7% environment or climate change

3% some other issue


Do you think abortions should be legal under any circumstances, legal only under certain circumstances, or illegal in all circumstances?


36% legal under any circumstances

46% legal only under certain circumstances

13% illegal in all circumstances

5% not sure


If the 2024 presidential election was held today, and the main candidates were President Joe Biden and Former President Donald Trump, who would you vote for?


42% Joe Biden

41% Donald Trump

11% some other candidate

2% will not vote

4% not sure


NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 2 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence