Poll: GOP can woo Latino voters with shift on immigration

WASHINGTON – A significant number of Latino voters could be convinced to vote for Republican candidates if the GOP changed its tack on immigration, according to an analysis of election results and polling data by a Seattle-based polling firm that extensively surveys Latino voters.

“Immigration is causing Republicans to leave votes on the table,” said Stanford University professor Gary Segura, one of the principals of the Latino Decisions polling firm, speaking with reporters by telephone Wednesday.

An estimated 31% of Latino registered voters would be more likely to vote for a Republican if the party took the lead on pushing for immigration

Article source: http://www.latimes.com/news/politics/la-pn-republican-latino-immigration-20130123,0,2093773.story

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