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More Bad News For Biden Among Hispanics

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Sarah Weaver Staff Writer
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Biden’s approval rating among Hispanics continues to plummet, according to a New York Times/Siena College poll of registered voters released Monday.

Among Hispanics, 63% strongly or somewhat disapprove of Joe Biden’s job as president, and only 32% strongly or somewhat approve.

The NYT poll was conducted from July 5 through 7 via phone interview, and had a sampling error of plus or minus 4.1 percentage points.

Asked if they were going to vote in the Republican or Democrat primaries, 38% of Hispanic respondents in the NYT poll said they would vote in each primary. Of those who said they would vote in the Democrat primary, 33% said the Democrat Party should nominate Joe Biden for president in 2024, while 63% said they should nominate someone else.

A higher percentage of Hispanics than blacks or whites said the economy was their top concern. Among Latinos, 28% said the economy was their top concern, compared with 21% of whites and eight percent of blacks.

When it comes to inflation and the high cost of living, 87% of Hispanics say it is extremely important, compared with 81% of blacks and 75% of whites.

A Civiqs poll released July 1 found that 47% of Hispanics disapprove of Biden’s job as president, and only 38% approve. (RELATED: Republicans Put Up Record Number Of Hispanic House Candidates In Border State)

A September poll from the Dallas Morning News found that 54% of Texas Hispanics either disapproved or strongly disapproved of Biden’s job as president, while only 35% approved or strongly approved.