Thursday, November 8, 2012
Hispanics supported Obama by a margin of nearly 75% to 25%
Hispanics tend to oppose the economic policies of the GOP more than they do Republican immigration policies. U.S.-born Hispanic households in California use welfare programs at twice the rate of native-born non-Hispanic households. And that is because nearly one-quarter of all Hispanics are poor in California, compared to a little over one-tenth of non-Hispanics. Nearly seven in ten poor children in the state are Hispanic, and one in three Hispanic children is poor, compared to less than one in six non-Hispanic children. The Hispanic out-of-wedlock birth rate is 53%, about twice that of whites.