California Latino Voters
Recall 2003 Opinion Poll Results

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Likely 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

69%
Very Likely
31%

 

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

48%
No
41%
Undecided
8%
Would Skip
3%

 

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

12%
Huffington
4%
Bustamante
45%
Schwarzenegger
11%
Camejo
3%
Undecided
14%
Would Skip
2%
Would Not Vote
2%
Refused
6%

 

With which political party are you registered to vote?

 

Democrat

62%
Republican
21%
Independent
13%
Other
4%

 

Which nationality group are you mainly descended from?

 

Mexican

85%
Colombian
1%
El Salvadorian
2%
Guatemalan
1%
Nicaraguan
1%
Other
10%

 

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

 

Strongly Favor

53%
Somewhat Favor
18%
Somewhat Oppose
6%
Strongly Oppose
20%
Don't Know/Refused
3%

 

Demographics

What is your age please?

 

18-24

11%
25-34
20%
35-49
30%
50-54
12%
55-64
12%
65+
14%

 

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

 

Grades 1 & 2

1%
Grades 3 & 4
1%
Grades 5-8
2%
Grades 9-11
6%
High School Grad.
29%
Some College
31%
College Grad.
22%
Post-Grad.
6%
Don't Know/Refused
2%

 

Are you presently

Single

21%
Married
62%
Divorced
4%
Separated
4%
Widowed
6%
Unmarried/living as a couple with someone
2%
Don't Know/Refused
1%

 

In what country were you born?

 

United States

69%
Mexico
21%
El Salvador
2%
Other
7%
Don't Know/Refused
1%

 

How long have you lived in the United States?

 

Less than 5 years

1%
6-10 years
1%
11-15 years
3%
16-25 years
12%
More than 25 years
17%
Entire life
65%
Don't Know/Refused
1%

 

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

 

Yes

24%
No
75%
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

20%
Hispanic
26%
Country Origin
14%
American
20%
Other
13%
Don't Know/Refused
6%

 

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

49%
Employed Part-time
11%
Self-Employed
7%
Unemployed
5%
Retired/Disabled
17%
Student
5%
Homemaker
5%
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

5%
$10,000-$20,000
7%
$20,001-$30,000
13%
$30,001-$40,000
13%
$40,001-$50,000
8%
$50,001-$60,000
10%
$60,001-$70,000
6%
$70,001-$100,000
12%
More than $100,000
11%
Don't Know/Refused
15%

Sources: WCVI Opinion Poll

 

 
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