A new poll commissioned by NBC News, the Wall Street Journal and Telemundo shows President Obama with a large lead among Latino voters, 61 percent to 27 percent over likely Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney. President Obama's approval rating among Latinos polled is 61 percent approve to 32 percent disapprove, while his handling of the economy is at 54 percent approve versus 38 percent disapprove. Romney's favorablity is underwater at 26 percen favorable versus 35 percent unfavorable.
The numbers show Latino voters favoring Democrats more generally in a few ways -- the Democratic Party is viewed favorably by a 51 percent to 19 percent unfavorable spread, and strongly perfer a Congress controled by Dems, 58 percent to 30 percent for Republicans.
However, the poll didn't huge sample size -- it only polled 300 Latinos overall, and 188 voters within that group. The margins of error were plus or minus 5.66 percent for the total sample and 7.15 percent for voters.
The TPM Poll Average of the Latino vote in 2012 shows President Obama with a large lead.