California Latino Voters
Recall 2003 Opinion Poll Results

CONTACT: Antonio Gonzalez
323.222.2217

All Latino Voters

 

There will be a special recall election to decide whether Governor Gray Davis should be removed from office, and to choose who should replace him if he is removed. How likely are you to vote in this election -- extremely likely, very likely, somewhat likely, somewhat unlikely, or very unlikely?

 

Extremely Likely

53%
Very Likely
24%

Somewhat Likely

10%
Somewhat Unlikely
4%
Very Unlikely
3%
Don't Know/Refused
6%

 

There will be a special recall election to decide whether Governor Gray Davis should be removed from office, and to choose who should replace him if he is removed. If the special recall election were being held today, would you vote YES to recall Governor Davis and remove him from office, or would you vote NO to not remove Governor Davis, would you skip this question on the ballot, or would you not vote at all?

 

Yes

39%
Undecided, Lean Yes
2%
No
39%
Undecided, Lean No
1%
Undecided
6%
Would Skip
4%
Would Not Vote
3%
Don't Know/Refused
7%

 

Regardless of your views on the recall, if the special recall election were being held today and among the candidates to replace Governor Davis, in case he is removed, for which of these candidates would you vote; or would you vote for another candidate I haven't mentioned, would you skip this question on the ballot or would you not vote at all?

 

McClintock

10%
Huffington
4%
Bustamante
44%
Schwarzenegger
10%
Camejo
3%
Undecided
16%
Would Skip
3%
Would Not Vote
5%
Refused
6%

 

With which political party are you registered to vote?

 

Democrat

62%
Republican
21%
Independent
13%
Other
4%

 

Allowing "illegal" immigrants with a valid tax identification number and birth certificate to get a driver's license?

 

Strongly Favor

55%
Somewhat Favor
17%
Somewhat Oppose
6%
Strongly Oppose
18%
Don't Know/Refused
4%

 

Demographics

What is your age please?

 

18-24

12%
25-34
21%
35-49
29%
50-54
12%
55-64
10%
65+
15%

 

What is the last grade of school you completed, or the highest degree you've received?

 

Less Than High School
6%
Grades 9-11
6%
High School Grad.
31%
Some College
28%
College Grad.
21%
Post-Grad.
6%
Don't Know/Refused
2%

 

Are you presently

Single

22%
Married
61%
Divorced
4%
Separated
3%
Widowed
6%
Unmarried/living as a couple with someone
3%
Don't Know/Refused
1%

 

In what country were you born?

 

United States

64%
Mexico
25%
El Salvador
2%
Other
6%
Don't Know/Refused
2%

 

How long have you lived in the United States?

 

Less than 5 years

1%
6-10 years
2%
11-15 years
4%
16-25 years
14%
More than 25 years
18%
Entire life
61%
Don't Know/Refused
1%

 

Are you or is anyone in your household a member of a labor union?

 

Yes

23%
No
76%
Don't Know/Refused
1%

 

Some people prefer to be called Latinos; others prefer to be called Hispanic; and still others want to be identified by their country of origin or ancestry-such as Puerto Rican, Dominican, or Colombian. How about you? Which of these do you prefer to be called?

 

Latino

21%
Hispanic
29%
Country Origin
14%
American
17%
Other
12%
Don't Know/Refused
8%

 

Are you currently employed full-time outside the home, employed part-time outside the home, are you self-employed, unemployed but looking for work, retired, a student, or a homemaker?

 

Employed Full-time

48%
Employed Part-time
11%
Self-Employed
6%
Unemployed
5%
Retired/Disabled
18%
Student
5%
Homemaker
7%
Don't Know/Refused
2%

 

If you added together your entire household's income, in which of the following income categories would your family fall? Would that be:

 

$10,000 or less

6%
$10,000-$20,000
9%
$20,001-$30,000
15%
$30,001-$40,000
13%
$40,001-$50,000
10%
$50,001-$60,000
9%
$60,001-$70,000
5%
$70,001-$100,000
10%
More than $100,000
9%
Don't Know/Refused
15%

Sources: WCVI Opinion Poll

 

 
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