Polls: Obama Up By 61 Among Latinos In Nevada, 30 In Florida

President Barack Obama owns commanding leads among Latino voters in two heavily targeted swing states, new polling data released Thursday shows.

According to Latino Decisions, Obama claims a colossal lead among Nevada Latinos, 78 percent to 17 percent.  The margin is narrower in Florida, with its high population of right-leaning Cuban-Americans, but the president still dominates among the voting bloc, 61 percent to 31 percent.

A number of recent polls have shown Obama eclipsing 70 percent support among Latinos nationwide

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