Language Usage of Texas Latino Voters 1988 Election

(All numbers are percents)

ALL LATINOS
USAGE
REPUBLICAN
DEMOCRAT
Spoken Language
4
Speak Spanish Only
4
4
15
Speak Spanish Better
8
15
53
Speak Both Equally
47
54
26
Speak English Better
36
24
2
Speak English Only
4
2
English Television
82
Often
82
82
16
Some
17
16
2
Never
2
3
Spanish Television
31
Often
17
32
55
Some
54
55
15
Never
29
13
English Radio
69
Often
78
68
23
Some
20
23
8
Never
2
8
Spanish Radio
35
Often
14
37
48
Some
53
48
17
Never
33
15
English Newspapers
81
Often
84
81
14
Some
14
14
5
Never
3
6
Spanish Newspapers
14
Often
8
15
29
Some
22
30
57
Never
70
55
Ballot Language
75
English Ballot Only
81
73
6
Spanish Ballot Only
2
7
20
Both Languages
16
20
Source: Southwest Voter Research Institute Poll of 1,939 voters statewide, March 8, 1988
 
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