2004 Florida Election Day
Exit Poll

Latino Voters by Education Level


For whom did you vote in the Presidential race?
  George W. Bush/Dick Cheney John Kerry/John Edwards Ralph Nader/Peter Camejo Other
Some high school or less 61.2% 38.8% .0% .0%
High school graduate or equivalent 47.3% 51.8% .8% .0%
Some college/vocational 41.7% 57.5% .8% .0%
College graduate 47.4% 51.1% .5% 1.1%
Graduate education or higher 52.3% 46.9% .0% .8%


For whom did you vote in your Congressional District race?
  Democratic Candidate Republican Candidate Other
Some high school or less 37.5% 62.5% .0%
High school graduate or equivalent 50.4% 49.6% .0%
Some college/vocational 57.5% 40.5% 2.0%
College graduate 51.1% 46.2% 2.7%
Graduate education or higher 48.1% 51.2% .8%


Which one issue mattered most in deciding how you voted for president?
  Abortion Bilingual Education Crime/Drugs Economy/Jobs Iraq War
Some high school or less 15.1% 8.5% 9.4% 17.0% 20.8%
High school graduate or equivalent 16.0% 1.8% 5.8% 25.8% 18.2%
Some college/vocational 13.5% 4.1% .5% 25.2% 15.8%
College graduate 8.0% 4.3% .6% 19.6% 25.2%
Graduate education or higher 17.7% 2.7% 1.8% 14.2% 26.5%
  Gun Control The Environment Health Care Immigration Policy Public Education
Some high school or less .0% .9% 5.7% 3.8% 4.7%
High school graduate or equivalent .4% .0% 7.1% 6.7% 3.1%
Some college/vocational .0% 1.4% 9.5% 1.4% 3.2%
College graduate .6% 1.8% 8.0% 1.8% 1.8%
Graduate education or higher .0% 1.8% 10.6% 1.8% 1.8%
  War on Terrorism Taxes Same Sex Marriage Other Multiple Responses
Some high school or less 9.4% .9% .0% 2.8% .9%
High school graduate or equivalent 5.8% .0% .4% 3.6% 5.3%
Some college/vocational 12.2% 2.3% 3.6% 3.6% 4.1%
College graduate 17.2% 1.8% 1.2% 4.9% 3.1%
Graduate education or higher 14.2% 3.5% .9% 2.7% .0%


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?
  Wait for Stable Government Bring Home Next Year Unsure
Some high school or less 51.2% 35.5% 13.2%
High school graduate or equivalent 42.7% 41.9% 15.4%
Some college/vocational 35.2% 44.0% 20.8%
College graduate 40.7% 43.4% 15.9%
Graduate education or higher 38.3% 41.4% 20.3%


How would you characterize your political affiliation?Are you a:
  Democrat Republican Green Other Party Independent None of the above
Some high school or less 33.9% 54.8% .0% .8% 4.8% 5.6%
High school graduate or equivalent 44.1% 43.3% .8% .4% 6.5% 4.9%
Some college/vocational 47.5% 35.3% .4% 1.2% 11.4% 4.3%
College graduate 42.4% 38.2% .5% .0% 14.1% 4.7%
Graduate education or higher 47.8% 38.8% .0% 1.5% 11.2% .7%


In what category do you see your political views closest to:
  Liaberal Moderate Conservative Other
Some high school or less 29.3% 22.0% 36.6% 12.2%
High school graduate or equivalent 27.4% 29.9% 34.4% 8.3%
Some college/vocational 28.6% 38.1% 29.0% 4.4%
College graduate 19.4% 41.9% 33.3% 5.4%
Graduate education or higher 28.5% 43.1% 26.9% 1.5%


Which of the following media sources most influenced for whom you voted in the 2004 Presidential campaign?
  Spanish language newspapers English language nespapers Spanish language radio English language radio Spanish language TV
Some high school or less 13.0% 6.1% 6.1% 4.3% 29.6%
High school graduate or equivalent 13.3% 7.1% 6.3% 4.6% 21.7%
Some college/vocational 9.3% 9.7% 2.8% 6.0% 15.7%
College graduate 5.6% 11.3% 2.3% 6.2% 13.0%
Graduate education or higher 8.9% 12.2% 3.3% 6.5% 5.7%
  English language TV Spanish language Internet English language Internet None influenced Multiple Responses
Some high school or less 7.8% 3.5% .9% 28.7% .0%
High school graduate or equivalent 15.0% 1.3% 3.3% 26.7% .8%
Some college/vocational 23.4% 2.0% 3.6% 27.0% .4%
College graduate 25.4% .0% 3.4% 31.6% 1.1%
Graduate education or higher 26.0% .8% 9.8% 26.8% .0%


Is this the first time you have voted?
  Yes No
Some high school or less 38.3% 61.7%
High school graduate or equivalent 33.3% 66.7%
Some college/vocational 35.7% 64.3%
College graduate 20.4% 79.6%
Graduate education or higher 6.9% 93.1%


When did you first register to vote?
  During or before 2000 During 2001/2002 During 2003/2004
Some high school or less 69.1% 8.9% 22.0%
High school graduate or equivalent 58.0% 16.5% 25.5%
Some college/vocational 60.6% 14.2% 25.2%
College graduate 73.3% 11.0% 15.7%
Graduate education or higher 93.0% 1.6% 5.4%


In what country were you born?
  US Mexico Puerto Rico Cuba
Some high school or less 15.4% 7.3% 8.9% 45.5%
High school graduate or equivalent 22.0% 5.6% 15.6% 30.0%
Some college/vocational 43.6% 2.7% 10.9% 19.5%
College graduate 45.0% 1.6% 9.9% 24.1%
Graduate education or higher 37.9% 1.5% 9.8% 33.3%
  Central America (specify): South America (specify): Other Caribbean (specify): Other (specify):
Some high school or less 10.6% 6.5% 4.1% 1.6%
High school graduate or equivalent 5.2% 11.6% 6.8% 3.2%
Some college/vocational 7.4% 9.7% 4.3% 1.9%
College graduate 5.2% 6.8% 3.1% 4.2%
Graduate education or higher 1.5% 9.8% 4.5% 1.5%


If not born in the U.S., when did you become a cititzen?
  During or before 2000 During 2001/2002 During 2003/2004
Some high school or less 71.3% 14.9% 13.9%
High school graduate or equivalent 70.1% 16.8% 13.0%
Some college/vocational 69.4% 14.2% 16.4%
College graduate 77.3% 8.2% 14.4%
Graduate education or higher 91.8% 3.5% 4.7%


Do you or any member of your household belong to a labor union or a teacher's organization?
  I belong I donot, but someone in my household does No one in my household belongs
Some high school or less 7.8% 11.2% 81.0%
High school graduate or equivalent 6.3% 10.1% 83.6%
Some college/vocational 8.4% 16.5% 75.1%
College graduate 8.5% 9.0% 82.4%
Graduate education or higher 14.5% 16.0% 69.5%


What is your religious affiliation?
  Catholic Protestant Jewish Muslim Other No religious affiliation
Some high school or less 65.6% 12.3% 1.6% .0% 10.7% 9.8%
High school graduate or equivalent 69.1% 12.3% 1.2% .4% 11.9% 4.9%
Some college/vocational 55.3% 14.5% 3.5% .0% 14.9% 11.8%
College graduate 53.4% 16.9% 2.1% 1.1% 10.6% 15.9%
Graduate education or higher 62.7% 15.7% 6.7% .0% 7.5% 7.5%


What is your ancestry?
  Mexican-
American/
Mexican/
Chicano
Puerto
Rican/
Boricua
Cuban/
Cuban-
American
Central
American:
Some high school or less 11.2% 9.5% 50.0% 12.9%
High school graduate or equivalent 6.2% 18.1% 37.2% 8.8%
Some college/vocational 4.1% 17.2% 38.0% 8.6%
College graduate 4.0% 17.2% 41.7% 10.6%
Graduate education or higher 5.6% 13.9% 50.9% 2.8%
  South
American:
Caribbean: Latino
or
Hispanic
 
Some high school or less 6.9% 5.2% 4.3%  
High school graduate or equivalent 12.8% 8.8% 8.0%  
Some college/vocational 16.7% 6.8% 8.6%  
College graduate 11.3% 5.3% 9.9%  
Graduate education or higher 14.8% 5.6% 6.5%  


What age group best describes you:
  18-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44
Some high school or less 8.1% 6.5% 8.1% 9.8% 9.8%
High school graduate or equivalent 17.4% 9.5% 8.7% 10.7% 10.3%
Some college/vocational 25.2% 10.9% 11.2% 11.6% 12.8%
College graduate 7.8% 17.2% 16.7% 12.5% 12.5%
Graduate education or higher 3.0% 3.7% 14.9% 14.9% 14.9%
  45-49 50-54 55-59 60-64 65 or older
Some high school or less 10.6% 11.4% 8.1% 11.4% 16.3%
High school graduate or equivalent 10.7% 10.3% 5.9% 7.5% 9.1%
Some college/vocational 9.7% 7.4% 5.0% 1.6% 4.7%
College graduate 10.4% 7.3% 3.6% 4.7% 7.3%
Graduate education or higher 15.7% 11.9% 6.7% 3.7% 10.4%


Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way things are going in the United States at this time?
  Satisfied Dissatisfied Unsure
Some high school or less 37.7% 45.1% 17.2%
High school graduate or equivalent 37.6% 46.4% 16.0%
Some college/vocational 27.3% 55.7% 17.0%
College graduate 33.0% 50.0% 17.0%
Graduate education or higher 34.6% 54.9% 10.5%


For whom did you vote for in the Senatorial race?
  Betty Castor Mel Martinez Other (specify):
Some high school or less 31.1% 68.0% 1.0%
High school graduate or equivalent 42.9% 54.8% 2.3%
Some college/vocational 47.7% 51.1% 1.3%
College graduate 50.3% 48.6% 1.1%
Graduate education or higher 44.9% 51.2% 3.9%


How did you vote for Amendment 5 (Florida Minimum Wage Amendement)?
  Favor Oppose Did Not Vote
Some high school or less 88.7% 11.3% .0%
High school graduate or equivalent 84.2% 15.3% .5%
Some college/vocational 83.4% 16.6% .0%
College graduate 75.4% 24.6% .0%
Graduate education or higher 74.8% 25.2% .0%


How did you vote for Amendment 1 (Parental Notification of a Minor's Termination of Pregnancy)?
  Favor Oppose Did Not Vote
Some high school or less 63.7% 36.3% .0%
High school graduate or equivalent 70.5% 29.0% .5%
Some college/vocational 69.5% 30.5% .0%
College graduate 65.7% 33.1% 1.1%
Graduate education or higher 72.0% 28.0% .0%


Naturalized vs Native Citizen
  Naturalized Citizen Native Born Citizen
Some high school or less 87.8% 12.2%
High school graduate or equivalent 80.8% 19.2%
Some college/vocational 56.8% 43.2%
College graduate 55.7% 44.3%
Graduate education or higher 68.5% 31.5%


Foreign vs Native Born
  Native Born Foreign Born
Some high school or less 24.4% 75.6%
High school graduate or equivalent 37.5% 62.5%
Some college/vocational 54.5% 45.5%
College graduate 55.0% 45.0%
Graduate education or higher 48.1% 51.9%


Cuban vs. Non Cuban Hispanic
  Non Cuban Hispanic Cuban Latino or Hispanic
Some high school or less 45.7% 50.0% 4.3%
High school graduate or equivalent 54.9% 37.2% 8.0%
Some college/vocational 53.4% 38.0% 8.6%
College graduate 49.0% 41.2% 9.8%
Graduate education or higher 42.6% 50.9% 6.5%


Union Membership
  I belong or someone in my household does No one belongs
Some high school or less 19.0% 81.0%
High school graduate or equivalent 16.4% 83.6%
Some college/vocational 24.9% 75.1%
College graduate 17.6% 82.4%
Graduate education or higher 30.5% 69.5%


Media Sources
  Spanish Media Sources English Media Sources
Some high school or less 73.2% 26.8%
High school graduate or equivalent 58.6% 41.4%
Some college/vocational 41.1% 58.9%
College graduate 31.1% 68.9%
Graduate education or higher 25.6% 74.4%


Bush/Kerry Voters
  Bush Voters Kerry Voters
Some high school or less 61.2% 38.8%
High school graduate or equivalent 47.7% 52.3%
Some college/vocational 42.0% 58.0%
College graduate 48.1% 51.9%
Graduate education or higher 52.7% 47.3%


Are you:
  Male Female
Some high school or less 53.9% 46.1%
High school graduate or equivalent 51.0% 49.0%
Some college/vocational 47.8% 52.2%
College graduate 49.7% 50.3%
Graduate education or higher 55.4% 44.6%


If you added together your entire household's income, would it be:
 

Under
$10,000

$10,001-
$20,000
$20,001-
$30,000
$30,001-
$40,000
$40,000-
$50,000
Some high
school or less
19.7% 29.9% 24.8% 10.3% 6.8%
High school
graduate or
equivalent
7.1% 23.9% 23.1% 14.3% 11.3%
Some college/
vocational
2.8% 10.4% 15.7% 17.3% 16.5%
College
graduate
3.3% 2.7% 10.3% 17.9% 15.2%
Graduate education or higher .8% 5.3% 3.0% 4.5% 4.5%
  $50,001-
$60,000
$60,001-
$70,000
$70,001-
$100,000

Over
$100,000

 
Some high
school or less
4.3% .9% .9% 2.6%  
High school
graduate or
equivalent
7.6% 8.0% 2.5% 2.1%  
Some college/
vocational
16.9% 6.4% 5.2% 8.8%  
College
graduate
13.0% 12.0% 14.1% 11.4%  
Graduate education or higher 16.7% 11.4% 21.2% 32.6%  

 
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