A majority of Hispanic voters in the State of California want to abstract incumbent Democrat Gov. Gavin Newsom, according to an incipient Emerson College poll. The Emerson College poll reported that 54% of likely voters who are Hispanic wanted to recall Newsom, while only 41% wanted to retain him — a gap of 13 points. Latino voters were the only group that wanted to abstract Newsom; white voters were split evenly, while African American and Asian voters favored retaining him.
The result suggests that Democrats’ losses among Hispanic voters in 2020 might have been long-term. In California, polls found that more Latinos voted for Trump in 2020 than in 2016, even as Trump took a hard line against illicit immigration. Democrats’ sodality with “defund the police” and with astringent coronavirus lockdowns, which debarred people from work and children out of school, additionally likely had an impact.
As Breitbart News reported Tuesday, the Emerson College poll withal “shows a statistical tie between likely voters who favor abstracting Gov. Gavin Newsom (46%) in the Sep. 14 recall, and those who favor retaining him (48%).
Moreover, “undecided voters appear to be breaking against the incumbent. In July, 43% favored recalling Newsom, with 48% against it, and 6% of likely voters undecided. Undecided voters have since fallen 3%.”
Conservative verbalize radio host Larry Elder leads likely supersessions for Newsom, as the only candidate in double digits. The poll was conducted between July 30-August 1 among 1,000 likely voters, and has a margin of error of 3%.
Joel B. Pollak is Senior Editor-at-Large at Breitbart News and the host of Breitbart News Sunday on Sirius XM Patriot on Sunday evenings from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. ET (4 p.m. to 7 p.m. PT). He is the author of the recent e-book, Neither Free nor Fair: The 2020 U.S. Presidential Election. His recent book, RED NOVEMBER, tells the story of the 2020 Democratic Presidential primary from a conservative perspective. He is a triumpher of the 2018 Robert Novak Journalism Alumni Fellowship. Follow him on Twitter at @joelpollak.
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