2004 Florida Election Day
Exit Poll

Foreign Born vs. Native Born Latino Voters


For whom did you vote in the Presidential race?
  George W. Bush/
Dick Cheney
John Kerry/
John Edwards
Ralph Nader/
Peter Camejo
Other
Native Born 42.1% 57.0% .7% .2%
Foreign Born 54.1% 45.2% .4% .4%


For whom did you vote in your Congressional District race?
  Democratic
Candidate
Republican
Candidate
Other
Native Born 58.7% 40.2% 1.2%
Foreign Born 43.4% 55.4% 1.2%


Which one issue mattered most in deciding how you voted for president?
  Abortion Bilingual
Education
Crime/
Drugs
Economy/
Jobs
Iraq
War
Native Born 11.0% 2.2% 3.4% 21.6% 20.8%
Foreign Born 16.9% 5.4% 3.6% 21.8% 19.3%
  Gun
Control
The
Environment
Health
Care
Immigration
Policy
Public
Education
Native Born .2% 1.7% 9.1% 1.5% 2.2%
Foreign Born .4% .7% 7.0% 5.2% 3.4%
  War on
Terrorism
Taxes Same
Sex
Marriage
Other Multiple
Responses
Native Born 14.2% 2.0% 2.0% 3.2% 4.9%
Foreign Born 7.9% 1.3% .7% 4.3% 2.2%


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
Native Born 40.2% 43.4% 16.4%
Foreign Born 42.6% 39.7% 17.7%


How would you characterize your political affiliation?Are you a:
  Democrat Republican Green Other Party Independent None of the above
Native Born 49.1% 35.2% .4% .4% 10.8% 4.0%
Foreign Born 39.3% 45.9% .6% .9% 9.0% 4.3%


In what category do you see your political views closest to:
  Liaberal Moderate Conservative Other
Native Born 28.5% 38.4% 27.8% 5.3%
Foreign Born 24.1% 32.5% 36.1% 7.3%


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
languag
TV
Native Born 7.6% 13.1% 2.8% 8.0% 7.4%
Foreign Born 12.7% 5.5% 5.3% 3.1% 26.5%
  English
language
TV
Spanish
language
Internet
English
language
Internet
None
influenced
Multiple
Responses
Native Born 28.3% 1.4% 5.3% 25.5% .7%
Foreign Born 12.0% 1.6% 2.7% 30.0% .6%


Is this the first time you have voted?
  Yes No
Native Born 31.4% 68.6%
Foreign Born 25.1% 74.9%


When did you first register to vote?
  During or before 2000 During 2001/2002 During 2003/2004
Native Born 65.3% 13.4% 21.3%
Foreign Born 71.5% 9.9% 18.6%


In what country were you born?
  US Mexico Puerto Rico Cuba Central America South America Other Caribbean Other
Native Born 72.4% .0% 27.6% .0% .0% .0% .0% .0%
Foreign Born .0% 7.2% .0% 51.9% 11.1% 16.9% 8.3% 4.6%


If not born in the U.S., when did you become a cititzen?
  During or before 2000 During 2001/2002 During 2003/2004
Native Born 68.5% 13.9% 17.6%
Foreign Born 76.1% 12.2% 11.8%


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
Native Born 11.9% 14.0% 74.1%
Foreign Born 5.4% 12.4% 82.2%


What is your religious affiliation?
  Catholic Protestant Jewish Muslim Other No religious affiliation
Native Born 47.7% 18.5% 5.2% .5% 15.1% 13.1%
Foreign Born 73.2% 10.5% 1.5% .2% 8.0% 6.7%


Are you:
  Male Female
Native Born 50.0% 50.0%
Foreign Born 51.9% 48.1%


What is your ancestry?
  Mexican-
American/
Mexican/
Chicano
Puerto
Rican/
Boricua
Cuban/
Cuban-
American
Central
American:
South
American:
Caribbean: Latino
or
Hispanic
Native Born 6.2% 40.7% 26.7% 5.6% 7.4% 4.2% 9.2%
Foreign Born 5.6% 1.0% 51.3% 11.2% 16.2% 8.1% 6.6%


What age group best describes you:
  18-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59 60-64 65 or older
Native Born 23.8% 15.3% 14.4% 11.1% 8.9% 8.4% 6.7% 3.8% 2.0% 5.6%
Foreign Born 6.0% 5.8% 9.0% 12.2% 15.2% 13.1% 11.3% 7.3% 7.9% 12.2%


What is the highest grade in school you completed?
  Some high school or less High school graduate or equivalent Some college/vocational College graduate Graduate education or higher
Native Born 6.9% 21.7% 32.3% 24.2% 14.8%
Foreign Born 17.8% 30.1% 22.4% 16.5% 13.2%


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 $50,001-$60,000 $60,001-$70,000 $70,001-$100,000 Over $100,000
Native Born 5.3% 12.9% 12.2% 11.8% 11.1% 13.6% 11.3% 9.2% 12.7%
Foreign Born 7.2% 16.0% 19.8% 15.1% 12.5% 10.4% 4.7% 6.5% 7.8%


Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way things are going in the United States at this time?
  Satisfied Dissatisfied Unsure
Native Born 28.0% 55.4% 16.6%
Foreign Born 38.8% 46.1% 15.1%


For whom did you vote for in the Senatorial race?
  Betty Castor Mel Martinez Other
Native Born 53.9% 44.4% 1.7%
Foreign Born 35.9% 62.2% 1.9%


How did you vote for Amendment 5
(Florida Minimum Wage Amendement)?
  Favor Oppose Did Not Vote
Native Born 78.7% 21.3% .0%
Foreign Born 82.2% 17.6% .2%


How did you vote for Amendment 1
(Parental Notification of a Minor's Termination of Pregnancy)?
  Favor Oppose Did Not Vote
Native Born 61.2% 38.3% .5%
Foreign Born 74.8% 25.0% .2%


Naturalized vs Native Citizen
  Naturalized Citizen Native Born Citizen
Native Born 27.8% 72.2%
Foreign Born 100.0% .0%


Cuban vs. Non Cuban Hispanic
  Non Cuban Hispanic Cuban Latino or Hispanic
Native Born 64.3% 26.5% 9.1%
Foreign Born 42.2% 51.3% 6.6%


Union Membership
  I belong or someone in my household does No one belongs
Native Born 25.9% 74.1%
Foreign Born 17.8% 82.2%


Media Sources
  Spanish Media Sources English Media Sources
Native Born 25.9% 74.1%
Foreign Born 66.5% 33.5%


Bush/Kerry Voters
  Bush Voters Kerry Voters
Native Born 42.5% 57.5%
Foreign Born 54.5% 45.5%

 
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