News Release

Latinos voted for Joe Biden over Donald Trump, 70% to 27%, 2020 American Election Eve Poll shows

Comprehensive national survey polled 15,000 Latinos, African Americans, Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders, Native Americans and other voters

Follow https://electioneve2020.com/ to track state-specific data when polls close in each state

November 3, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC —The 2020 American Election Eve Poll, a 15,000-sample sized election eve poll that will provide the most accurate information about the 2020 vote choices and motivations of Latino/Latinx, African American, Asian American/Pacific Islander, and Native American voters, is releasing its first collection of select national findings:

National 2020 American Election Eve Poll: who did you vote for in the presidential election?

  • Latinos voted for Joe Biden over Donald Trump by a margin of 70% to 27%
  • African Americans voted for Joe Biden over Donald Trump by a margin of 89% to 9%
  • Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders voted for Joe Biden over Donald Trump by a margin of 68% to 28%
  • Native Americans voted for Joe Biden over Donald Trump by a margin of 60% to 35%

National 2020 American Election Eve Poll: who did you vote for in the election for House of Representatives (national)?

  • Latinos voted for the Democratic candidate over the Republican candidate 69%-27%
  • African Americans voted for the Democratic candidate over the Republican candidate 87%-9%
  • Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders voted for the Democratic candidate over the Republican candidate 66%-29%
  • American Indians voted for the Democratic candidate over the Republican candidate 60%-34%
  • Whites voted for the Republican candidate over the Democratic candidate 56%-40%

National 2020 American Election Eve Poll: top voting issues in 2020

  • Latinos: Coronavirus pandemic - 55%; Jobs and economy - 41%; Health care costs - 32%
  • African Americans: Coronavirus pandemic - 55%; Discrimination/racial justice - 37%; Jobs and economy - 34%
  • Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: Coronavirus pandemic - 58%; Jobs and economy - 44%; Health care costs - 37%
  • American Indians: Coronavirus pandemic - 45%; Jobs and economy - 37%; Health care costs - 27%
  • Whites: Coronavirus pandemic - 48%; Jobs and economy - 40%; Health care costs - 28%

Key Information About the American Election Eve Poll

  • The 2020 American Election Eve Poll includes over 15,000 voters nationally with oversamples of Latino/Latinx, African American, Native American, Asian/Pacific Islander American, and rural voters, along with other voters; as well as state-specific samples for Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Ohio, Michigan, North Carolina, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Texas and Wisconsin.
  • The interactive website https://electioneve2020.com/ will present the full array of poll data and will be updated in real time on election night when polls close in each state.
  • On Wednesday, November 4 at 11:30 AM Eastern, join more than 20 sponsoring organizations for the national webinar rollout event for the 2020 American Election Eve Poll. During the webinar, pollsters from the African American Research Collaborative, Asian American Decisions, and Latino Decisions will present the key findings from the poll and begin to put it in context of 2020 election results. Please RSVP to press@americasvoice.org to receive information on how to join the webinar.
  • Additional follow-up events on Thursday, November 5 and beyond will provide additional detail and electoral context on the poll findings and takeaways for each voting community represented in the poll.

Pollsters and Sponsors

The lead pollsters for the 2020 American Election Eve Poll include Latino Decisions, Asian American Decisions and the African American Research Collaborative.

Sponsoring organizations include: AAPI Civic Engagement Fund, NAACP, America's Voice, UnidosUS, Advancement Project, Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum, Community Change, Demos, Faith In Action, Florida Alliance, Indivisible, League of Conservation Voters, Momento Latino, National Congress of American Indians, National Domestic Workers Alliance, National Urban League, Race Forward, RuralOrganizing.org, SEIU, Vera Institute of Justice, Voter Participation Center.

UnidosUS, previously known as NCLR (National Council of La Raza), is the nation’s largest Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization. Through its unique combination of expert research, advocacy, programs, and an Affiliate Network of nearly 300 community-based organizations across the United States and Puerto Rico, UnidosUS simultaneously challenges the social, economic, and political barriers that affect Latinos at the national and local levels. For more than 50 years, UnidosUS has united communities and different groups seeking common ground through collaboration, and that share a desire to make our country stronger. For more information on UnidosUS, visit www.unidosus.org or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.