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ABC/WaPo Poll: Voters Less Likely to Support Candidate Who Backs 'Path to Citizenship'

4:59 PM, Mar 4, 2014 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
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Many Republican donors, consultants, and politicians believe that passing "comprehensive immigration reform" is absolutely necessary for the GOP to be a politically viable party. And most polls seem to show that American voters support a "path to citizenship" for illegal immigrants. But a new poll from ABC News and the Washington Post indicates that among those who actually care about the issue backing a path to citizenship is a losing issue:  

"Immigration reform, which remains stalled in Congress, is a divisive issue. Among those for whom it matters, 38 percent say they are less likely to vote for someone who favors a path to citizenship, while 30 percent say they would be more likely."

You can see the full results from the poll here.

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