Republicans Make Gains With Black, Latino Voters

Democrats’ lead over Republicans among Black and Latino voters shrinks

At a glance

  • In 2020, just 8 percent of Black voters voted for former President Donald Trump and just 8 percent supported Republican House candidates in 2018.
  • This cycle, 17 percent of Black voters have said they will vote for a Republican House candidate, up by more than double.
  • In 2018, Latino voters favored Democratic House candidates over Republicans by 31 points.
  • In August, Democrat candidates had a smaller 11-point lead over Republicans among Latino voters, a lead which has since shrunk to five percent more recently.

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