Latino registered voters support Barack Obama for president over John McCain by 66 percent to 23 percent, according to a nationwide survey of 2,015 Hispanics conducted by the Pew Hispanic Center. Obama is rated favorably by 76 percent of Latino registered voters, making him much more popular among that voting group than McCain — 44 percent — and President Bush — 27 percent. Hillary Clinton, who won the Hispanic vote two-to-one over Obama in the primaries, has a 73 percent favorable rating.

The Daily Number is a statistic, updated every weekday and typically drawn from Pew Research Center project findings, that highlights an important trend.

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