Top trending Election Day search on Google: ‘Dónde votar’ — ‘where to vote’ in Spanish

Top trending Election Day search on Google: ‘Dónde votar’ — ‘where to vote’ in Spanish
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Google's top trending search term in the U.S. on the morning of Election Day was the Spanish translation of "where to vote," which could suggest a number of Hispanic-Americans were looking to get out the vote in Tuesday's midterm elections.


The company's GoogleTrends Twitter account wrote Tuesday morning that "Dónde votar" had surged to the top of the U.S. Google trending search terms list, while other election-related searches including "polling place," "voting," and "Election Day," dominated other top spots on the trend list.

The search term had spiked 3,350 percent to reach the top slot, according to Google's tweet.

Most of the spike occurred Monday afternoon, according to a graph of the trend on Google's website.

The search term coincides with a poll released Monday that found Hispanic voter enthusiasm spiking, with 36 percent of Hispanic voters surveyed nationwide indicating that they are likely to vote in Tuesday's midterm elections.

Issues such as immigration have been steadily in the headlines in recent days as President TrumpDonald John TrumpMarine unit in Florida reportedly pushing to hold annual ball at Trump property Giuliani clashes with CNN's Cuomo, calls him a 'sellout' and the 'enemy' Giuliani says 'of course' he asked Ukraine to look into Biden seconds after denying it MORE has turned up his anti-immigration rhetoric as a large migrant caravan moves through Mexico toward the U.S. southern border.

Republicans have sought to focus their messaging on immigration reform. An ad released by the White House last week also raised criticism after news networks including Fox News and CNN refused to air it, calling it racist against Hispanic-Americans.

Hispanic voters play a pivotal role in several states including Florida, where several major races being watched nationally will play out on Tuesday.