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Tue Dec 11, 2012, 01:07 AM

Latinos Favor Tax Increases for Wealthy to Solve Fiscal Cliff

Source: ABC News

Latino voters overwhelmingly support tax increases on the wealthiest Americans as a way to reduce the deficit and deal with the looming fiscal cliff.

According to a new impreMedia/Latino Decisions survey of more than 5,600 Latino voters, a whopping 77 percent favor increasing taxes on the wealthy. While the vast majority of Democratic Latino voters -- 86 percent -- fall into that category, so do 51 percent of Republican Latino voters.

Only 12 percent say they favor a spending cuts-only approach, according to the survey.

As the fiscal cliff looms and Republican lawmakers look to gain support from Hispanic voters, the survey results indicate that as far as taxes go, Latinos currently agree with Democrats' desire to raise taxes on those making more than $250,000 a year.

Read more: http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/Politics/latinos-favor-tax-increases-wealthy-solve-fiscal-cliff/story?id=17925835

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