2004 Florida Election Day
Exit Poll

All Voters
(Numbers in Percents)

Language of Survey All Voters
English 56.7
Spanish 43.3

For whom did you vote in the Presidential race? All Voters
George W. Bush/Dick Cheney 48.4
John Kerry/John Edwards 50.8
Ralph Nader/Peter Camejo .5
Other .3

For whom did you vote in your Congressional District race? All Voters
Democratic Candidate 50.8
Republican Candidate 48.1
Other 1.1

Which one issue mattered most in
deciding how you voted for president?
All Voters
Abortion 14.2
Bilingual Education 4.0
Crime/Drugs 3.6
Economy/Jobs 21.4
Iraq War 20.1
Gun Control .3
The Environment 1.2
Health Care 8.0
Immigration Policy 3.4
Public Education 2.8
War on Terrorism 10.9
Taxes 1.6
Same Sex Marriage 1.4
Other 3.7
Multiple Responses 3.5

Do you favor keeping a large number of U.S. troops in Iraq until there is a stable government there OR bringing most of our troops home in the next year? All Voters
Wait for Stable Government 41.4
Bring Home Next Year 41.6
Unsure 17.1

How would you characterize your political affiliation? Are you a: All Voters
Democrat 43.8
Republican 41.0
Green .5
Other Party .7
Independent 9.7
None of the above 4.3

In what category do you see your political views closest to: All Voters
Liberal 26.2
Moderate 35.1
Conservative 32.2
Other 6.4

Which of the following media sources most influenced for whom you voted in the 2004 Presidential campaign? All Voters
Spanish language newspapers 10.4
English language nespapers 9.2
Spanish language radio 4.1
English language radio 5.5
Spanish language TV 17.5
English language TV 19.6
Spanish language Internet 1.5
English language Internet 3.8
None influenced 27.7
Multiple Responses .6

Is this the first time you have voted? All Voters
Yes 28.4
No 71.6

When did you first register to vote? All Voters
During or before 2000 68.5
During 2001/2002 11.5
During 2003/2004 20.1

In what country were you born? All Voters
US 33.1
Mexico 3.9
Puerto Rico 12.7
Cuba 28.1
Central America 6.0
South America 9.1
Other Caribbean 4.5
Other 2.5

Do you or any member of your household belong to a labor union or a teacher's organization? All Voters
I belong 8.6
I donot, but someone in my household does 13.2
No one in my household belongs 78.2

What is your religious affiliation? All Voters
Catholic 61.0
Protestant 14.2
Jewish 3.3
Muslim .3
Other 11.3
No religious affiliation 9.9

Gender: All Voters
Male 51.1
Female 48.9

What is your ancestry? All Voters
Mexican-American/Mexican/Chicano 5.9
Puerto Rican/Boricua 16.6
Cuban/Cuban-American 41.3
Central American 9.0
South American 12.7
Caribbean 6.6
Latino or Hispanic 7.8

What age group best describes you: All Voters
18-24 14.0
25-29 10.3
30-34 11.6
35-39 11.9
40-44 12.2
45-49 11.0
50-54 9.1
55-59 5.6
60-64 5.2
65 or older 9.1

What is the highest grade in school you completed? All Voters
Some high school or less 12.8
High school graduate or equivalent 26.2
Some college/vocational 26.9
College graduate 20.0
Graduate education or higher 14.0

If you added together your entire household's income, would it be: All Voters
Under $10,000 6.3
$10,001-$20,000 14.8
$20,001-$30,000 16.2
$30,001-$40,000 13.6
$40,000-$50,000 11.9
$50,001-$60,000 11.7
$60,001-$70,000 7.6
$70,001-$100,000 7.9
Over $100,000 9.9

Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way things are going in the United States at this time? All Voters
Satisfied 33.8
Dissatisfied 50.4
Unsure 15.7

For whom did you vote for in the Senatorial race? All Voters
Betty Castor 44.5
Mel Martinez 53.7
Other: 1.8

How did you vote for Amendment 5 (Florida Minimum Wage Amendement)? All Voters
Favor 80.7
Oppose 19.2
Did Not Vote .1

How did you vote for Amendment 1 (Parental Notification of a Minor's Termination of Pregnancy)? All Voters
Favor 68.2
Oppose 31.4
Did Not Vote .3

Naturalized Vs. Native Born All Voters
Naturalized Citizen 69.2
Native Born Citizen 30.8

Foreign Vs. Native Born All Voters
Native Born 45.8
Foreign Born 54.2

Cuban vs. Non Cuban Hispanic All Voters
Non Cuban Hispanic 51.0
Cuban 41.2
Latino or Hispanic 7.8

Union Membership All Voters
I belong or someone in my household does 21.8
No one belongs 78.2

Media Sources All Voters
Spanish Media Sources 46.6
English Media Sources 53.4
 
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