Over 4 in 10 Latinos dislike the GOP
© Greg Nash

Nearly half of Latinos view the Republican Party negatively, according to a new poll.

A quarter of Latinos have a very negative view of Republicans, while 18 percent have a somewhat negative view of the GOP, according to the NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Telemundo survey.


Only six 6 percent view Republicans very positively, while 18 percent of Latinos view the GOP somewhat positively.

The remaining 29 percent of Latinos are neutral towards the GOP.

Wednesday’s sampling found that GOP presidential front-runner Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpMichael Flynn transcripts reveal plenty except crime or collusion 50 people arrested in Minneapolis as hundreds more National Guard troops deployed Missouri state lawmaker sparks backlash by tweeting 'looters deserve to be shot' MORE is also deeply unpopular with Latinos following his rhetoric on illegal immigration, with 73 percent having a negative opinion of him.

That result includes 67 percent who see Trump very negatively, and 5 percent who see him somewhat negatively.

Democrats fare much better among Latinos in the poll, with only 19 percent holding a negative view of the party.

Ten percent are very negative, and 9 percent are somewhat negative.

Another 23 percent are very positive towards Democrats, while 25 percent are somewhat positive.

The remaining 29 percent of Latinos are neutral towards the party.

The poll also found that 51 percent would prefer that a Democrat win the White House in 2016 versus 24 percent who would pick a Republican.

The NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Telemundo poll questioned 250 Latino adults from Sept. 20-24.  It has a 6.20 percent margin of error.