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June 2016

  • Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by 23 percent among Hispanics.
  • Clinton is winning the female vote 51 percent to 19 percent, as well as males, who favor her 49 percent to 28 percent.
  • Hispanics view Clinton as better for the economy overall (50 to 33 percent) and keeping them safe from terrorism (56 percent to 27 percent)
Results Report Press Release (English)  

May 2016

  • An increasing number of Hispanics are finding it harder to afford healthcare and the percentage of those without any health insurance is up slightly over a year ago
  • The majority of Hispanics still have a favorable view of the Affordable Care Act (ACA or Obamacare) and for the first time more women are insured than men
  • Political partisanship appeared to play a part in influencing respondents’ opinions on healthcare politics
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March 2016

  • A new Florida Atlantic University statewide poll has GOP front runner Donald Trump surging with the support of 44% of likely Republican primary voters, and an overall 23 point lead on his closest competitors Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio who are statistically tied at 21%.
  • On the Democratic side, Hillary Clinton maintains a healthy 28 point lead over Bernie Sanders (59% to 31%), but their overall race has tightened 16 points since November and September when Clinton held a 44 point lead.
  • The most important quality in a Presidential candidate for Democrat voters was experience at 64% and for GOP voters was being a strong Commander in Chief at 25%
  • The most important issue for GOP primary voters is dissatisfaction with the Government at 42% and followed by the economy at 17%. On the Democratic side, the most important issue was the economy at 38% and followed by dissatisfaction with the Government at 19%
Results Report GOP Results Graph DEM Results Graph Press Release

BEPI Graph of GOP Poll Results - Polls

BEPI Graph of DEM Poll Results - Polls

January 2016

  • Donald Trump has surged nearly 12 points in the last two months and is closing on half of the GOP vote in Florida, where Hillary Clinton has improved in all head-to-head matchups against GOP frontrunners
  • Trump leads the GOP field with 47.6 percent, followed by Ted Cruz at 16.3 percent, Marco Rubio at 11.1 percent and Jeb Bush at 9.5 percent.
  • On the Democratic side, Clinton has strengthened her position in head-to-head matchups with the GOP frontrunners.
Results Report Results Graph Press Release

BEPI poll results cited on MSNBC's Morning Joe

November 2015

  • Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have sizable leads in the primary race in Florida, where the state’s former governor Jeb Bush has seen his numbers continue to slide
  • Clinton continues to trail in head-to-head matchups with the GOP frontrunners, with Carson holding the biggest margin at 9.7 points (50.2 percent to 40.5 percent). Trump leads Clinton by 8.7 points (49.2 percent to 40.5 percent)
  • The GOP primary fight has not had a positive impact on favorability ratings for many of the candidates
  • Among Independent voters, Clinton’s numbers drop to 35 percent favorable and 56 percent unfavorable.
Results Report Dem. Graph GOP Graph Press Release


BEPI poll results of Democratic Party after 2nd Democratic Debate BEPI poll results of GOP after 2nd Democratic Debate

October 2015

  • Hispanics will be spending more on holiday shopping this year and are more likely to buy gifts online than in the past.
  • The number of respondents who said they would not be doing any holiday shopping dropped nine points from 20.1 percent in 2014 to 11.1 percent in 2015, suggesting Hispanics are doing better financially.
  • The number of Hispanics who plan to shop on Black Friday went up four points from last year (56 to 60 percent), while those who plan to shop online on Cyber Monday increased from 52 percent in 2014 to 58 percent this year.
  • Hispanics expect to do most of their holiday shopping before Thanksgiving, increasing from 21.5 percent in 2014 to 27.7 percent this year.
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September 2015

  • Marco Rubio jumped into second place in Florida.
  • If the 2016 Republican primary for president were held today, Donald Trump would win Florida with 31.5 percent of the vote, with Rubio finishing second with 19.2 percent of the vote and Jeb Bush taking third with 11.3 percent.
  • In a Democratic primary, Clinton would win an overwhelming majority with 59.5 percent of the votes, well ahead of Joe Biden (15.9 percent) and Bernie Sanders (15.2 percent).
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BEPI poll results cited on MSNBC's Morning Joe

August 2015

  • Hispanics think the U.S. government is doing a better job at reducing the threat or terrorism but most are still worried about the possibility of a major terrorist attack on American soil.
  • A slight majority of Hispanics (51 percent) said they support the agreement that restricts Iran’s nuclear activity in exchange for lifting economic sanctions.
  • An overwhelming majority of Hispanics say immigration is an important issue in the 2016 presidential race, and they’re throwing their support behind Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
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July 2015

  • A majority of Hispanics in Florida say they’re better off financially than they were a year ago and expect the good times to continue for themselves and business in the United States.
  • The best economic conditions in Florida for Hispanics are in the central and southern parts of the state, while the northern region is economically depressed.
  • The poll also found that Hispanics who are Mexican or Chicano are significantly worse off economically than Cubans or Hispanics of other national origins.
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June 2015

  • More than 73 percent of Hispanics consider global warming to be a somewhat serious or very serious problem.
  • Voters from both parties appear to be concerned about global warming, with 82 percent of Democrats and 62.2 percent of Republicans saying it’s a problem.
  • Nearly three out of five respondents (58 percent) consider global warming an important issue in the 2016 presidential election.
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April 2015

  • Overall the number of un-insured Hispanics has declined sonce September 2014
  • Hispancis have a 60.6% favorable opinion of the Affordable Care Act
  • 45.2% of Hispanics will vote for a candidate that supports the Affordable Care Act
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March 2015

  • Hispanics are turning to the Internet to get their political news
  • More than four out of five younger Hispanics are using social medias as their sources for news
  • Hispanics with a college degree are more likely to use the Internet for thier news sources
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February 2015

  • Overall, Hispanics support lifting the embargo
  • A majority of all Hispanics surveyed  were in favor of re-establishing diplomatic relations with Cuba
  • Expanding trade with Cuba was favored by 68 percent of respondents
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