Latinos Reject the Democratic Latinx Label, Poll Shows

Latinos Reject the Democratic Latinx Label, Poll Shows

(RepublicanNews.org) – In recent years, the Democratic Party and “woke” corporate America have been trying to normalize the use of “Latinx” when referring to a member of the Latino community. The idea is to create a gender-neutral term for referencing the ethnic group, which largely relies on gendered vocabulary. There’s an additional problem: “Latinx” is impossible to say in Spanish, leading much of the community to reject the term.

A recent poll conducted by Politico found that the term isn’t as popular as Democrats and other supporters would like to think. Instead of overwhelming support from the Latino community, they got the exact opposite: Only around 2% use the “Latinx” term.

The term didn’t fare well in any age group, especially compared to other terms such as “Latino/Latina,” “Hispanic,” or even “something else,” which averaged out to 20.2%, 68.8% and 7.8%, respectively. According to the same poll, the term “Latinx” actually offended 40% of Hispanic voters, while 57% didn’t hold an opinion.

Other pollsters conducted similar surveys earlier in 2021 and in 2020, but the numbers didn’t look any better. Pew Research found that only 3% of the Hispanic community used “Latinx” in 2020. Gallup conducted a poll in the summer of 2021 and found 4% used the term “Latinx.”

These discoveries could indicate a possible wave of Hispanics voting for parties other than the Democrats. It appears that the far-left push to make everything gender-neutral could be backfiring on them.

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