Nearly 80 percent of Latinos have a negative view of Donald Trump, and fewer than one in five say that they plan to support him in November’s election, a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Telemundo poll shows.
But while Hillary Clinton leads Trump by a huge margin among Latinos, her support has dipped slightly since earlier this summer.
The poll found that 71 percent of likely Latino voters said they would back the Democratic nominee in a head-to-head matchup, while just 18 percent supported Trump.
Among all registered Latino voters, the share was 69 percent for Clinton, 18 percent for Trump. In July, 76 percent of registered Latino voters said they would select Clinton in a head-to-head matchup, while 14 percent supported Trump.
When third-party candidates were included in a hypothetical ballot matchup, 65 percent of Latino likely voters said they would back Clinton, 17 percent would vote for Trump, 9 percent for Gary Johnson and 2 percent for Jill Stein.
Things are heating up. …