An Evolving Landscape: The Road to 2024 and Beyond

Victor Marshall National

72% of Hispanics say the country is headed on the wrong track

88% of Hispanics think the American Dream will be harder for the next generation to achieve

Arlington, VA— (7/8/24) The LIBRE Institute, a research and education non-profit focused on engaging Hispanics, in partnership with Public Opinion Strategies, released a survey of 1,200 Hispanics showing their views on the president, Congress, the economy, health care, immigration, the direction of the country, and much more.

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According to the findings, President Joe Biden is struggling with Hispanics. Overall, 59% disapprove of him, and 37% strongly disapprove. Amid such massive dissatisfaction, 60% of Hispanic independents don’t even plan to vote. Nonetheless, Hispanics continue to believe in the American Dream while acknowledging that it is now harder to achieve. 88% of Hispanics think the American Dream will be harder to reach for the next generation.

Topline numbers from the poll:

  • 59% of Hispanics disapprove of President Biden.
    • Nearly 37% say they strongly disapprove.
    • This is 6% higher than our 2023 poll.
  • 60% of Hispanic Independent voters are not planning on voting this November.
  • 72% of Hispanic voters say the country is headed on the wrong track.
  • 88% of Hispanic voters think the American Dream will be harder for the next generation to achieve.
  • 49% of Hispanic voters say they are worse off than four years ago.
  • Inflation and the economy are the number one issues followed by Illegal immigration and border security.
  • A plurality of Latino voters receive their news from social media. Younger Latino voters consume more of their news from social media; older Latino voters receive their news from broadcast media.


Addendums:

The Road to 2024 and Beyond Toplines
National Hispanic Survey Deck
Public Opinion Strategies: National Hispanic Core Interview Questions
Public Opinion Strategies: Key Findings Executive Memo