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Latino Daily News

Thursday April 5, 2012

POLL:  Latinos Prefer an Expanded Role for Government

POLL:   Latinos Prefer an Expanded Role for Government

Photo: Pew: Latinos Prefer Big Government

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The recently released Pew Hispanic Center poll had many nuggets of information from Latinos identifying themselves with their country of origin to English vs. Spanish to their preference of an expanded role for government.

In the poll, an overwhelming majority of Latinos, 75%, prefer an expanded role for government , a position closely associated with the Democratic party.  Where as only 19% want government to get smaller which stands in contrast to 41% of the general public that wants government’s role reduced. 

In spite of Latino’s preference for expanded government, 32% view themselves as conservative