Biden leads among Latino Democrats in Texas, California

Biden leads among Latino Democrats in Texas, California
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Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenSchiff closes Democrats' impeachment arguments with emotional appeal to remove Trump Conservative reporter on Sanders: He's not a 'yes man' Democrats feel political momentum swinging to them on impeachment MORE leads his fellow Democratic presidential contenders among Latinos in California and Texas, as well as Nevada's Clark County, according to a new set of polls released Friday.

The polls conducted by Mason-Dixon and released by Telemundo Station Group, show Biden with the support of 21 percent of California Latino Democrats, followed by Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersSanders to Clinton: 'This is not the kind of rhetoric that we need' Conservative reporter on Sanders: He's not a 'yes man' Human Rights Campaign president rips Sanders's embrace of Rogan endorsement MORE (I-Vt.) with 19 percent support and Sens. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenKlobuchar plans campaign rallies across Iowa despite impeachment trial Hillicon Valley — Presented by Philip Morris International — Wyden asks NSA to investigate White House cybersecurity | Commerce withdraws Huawei rule after Pentagon objects | Warren calls on Brazil to drop Greenwald charges Warren pledges to release Trump records if elected MORE (D-Mass.) and Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisHarris on 2020 endorsement: 'I am not thinking about it right now' Panel: Is Kamala Harris a hypocrite for mulling a Joe Biden endorsement? The Hill's Morning Report — Dems detail case to remove Trump for abuse of power MORE (D-Calif.) at 9 percent each. 

Biden also leads among Latinos in Texas, with 33 percent support, more than double that of second-place Warren, who's at 16 percent. Sanders is in third place with 11 percent support.

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The former vice president also leads among Latinos in Nevada's Clark County, the largest in the state with roughly three-fourths of its population. Biden had 23 percent support and was followed by Sanders at 18 percent and Warren with 7 percent.

California and Texas are two key states on Super Tuesday on March 3, while Nevada will hold its caucus on Feb. 22, early in the primary calendar. All three have substantial Latino populations.

Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro, the only Latino in the race, polls at 2 percent in California, 6 percent in his home state of Texas, and 5 percent in Clark County.

The polls of Hispanic Democrats have margins of error of 5.4 percent in California, 5 percent for Texas and 5.6 percent for Clark County.

The polls also found that an overwhelming majority of Hispanics wants to replace President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump says his advice to impeachment defense team is 'just be honest' Trump expands tariffs on steel and aluminum imports CNN's Axelrod says impeachment didn't come up until 80 minutes into focus group MORE next November, including 67 percent in California, 66 percent in Texas and 68 percent in Clark County. 

Women, Mexican Americans and younger voters were all less likely to support Trump, the polls showed.

Hispanic Republicans in California were also more likely to want replace the president than in most parts of the country, with 21 percent of this group saying they'd like to replace the president.

The California poll also showed that 32 percent of California Hispanic Republicans disapprove of Trump's immigration policy.