2004 Florida Election Day
Exit Poll

Latino Voters by Registration Year


Language of survey
  English Spanish
During or before 2000 56.1% 43.9%
During 2001/2002 58.0% 42.0%
During 2003/2004 57.1% 42.9%


For whom did you vote in the Presidential race?
  George W. Bush/
Dick Cheney
John Kerry/
John Edwards
Ralph Nader/
Peter Camejo
Other
During or before 2000 52.0% 47.3% .3% .5%
During 2001/2002 37.6% 61.5% .9% .0%
During 2003/2004 41.9% 57.1% 1.0% .0%


For whom did you vote in your Congressional District race?
  Democratic
Candidate
Republican
Candidate
Other
During or before 2000 47.1% 51.9% .9%
During 2001/2002 58.7% 38.5% 2.9%
During 2003/2004 58.9% 40.0% 1.1%


Which one issue mattered most in deciding how you voted for president?
  Abortion Bilingual
Education
Crime/
Drugs
Economy/
Jobs
Iraq
War
During or before 2000 12.5% 3.4% 3.4% 21.0% 20.3%
During 2001/2002 19.8% 3.0% 4.0% 25.7% 21.8%
During 2003/2004 15.4% 6.9% 2.9% 21.1% 19.4%
  Gun
Control
The
Environment
Health
Care
Immigration
Policy
Public
Education
During or before 2000 .4% 1.1% 8.2% 3.7% 2.5%
During 2001/2002 .0% 2.0% 4.0% 4.0% 3.0%
During 2003/2004 .0% 1.1% 8.6% 2.3% 4.0%
  War on
Terrorism
Taxes Same
Sex
Marriage
Other Multiple
Responses
During or before 2000 11.9% 2.3% 1.6% 4.5% 3.2%
During 2001/2002 5.9% .0% .0% 1.0% 5.9%
During 2003/2004 9.1% .6% 1.7% 3.4% 3.4%


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
During or before 2000 44.4% 40.0% 15.6%
During 2001/2002 31.2% 45.9% 22.9%
During 2003/2004 36.2% 43.8% 20.0%


How would you characterize your political affiliation? Are you a:
  Democrat Republican Green Other Party Independent None of the above
During or before 2000 42.3% 44.0% .3% .6% 9.3% 3.5%
During 2001/2002 48.6% 34.9% 1.8% .0% 11.0% 3.7%
During 2003/2004 45.1% 33.7% .5% 1.6% 10.9% 8.3%


In what category do you see your political views closest to:
  Liberal Moderate Conservative Other
During or before 2000 23.7% 36.3% 34.5% 5.5%
During 2001/2002 30.7% 32.7% 26.7% 9.9%
During 2003/2004 32.8% 30.2% 29.2% 7.8%


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
During or before 2000 9.6% 9.1% 3.6% 6.6% 15.2%
During 2001/2002 13.0% 7.4% 4.6% 1.9% 26.9%
During 2003/2004 10.8% 10.2% 4.3% 3.8% 19.4%
  English
language
TV
Spanish
language
Internet
English
language
Internet
None
influenced
Multiple
Responses
During or before 2000 19.1% 1.3% 3.7% 31.0% .8%
During 2001/2002 19.4% .9% 3.7% 21.3% .9%
During 2003/2004 23.1% 2.7% 3.8% 22.0% .0%


Is this the first time you have voted?
  Yes No
During or before 2000 5.9% 94.1%
During 2001/2002 51.4% 48.6%
During 2003/2004 88.8% 11.2%


In what country were you born?
  US Mexico Puerto
Rico
Cuba Central
America:

South
America:

Other
Caribbean:
Other:
During or before 2000 31.6% 3.3% 11.6% 32.8% 6.0% 7.7% 4.5% 2.4%
During 2001/2002 36.4% 5.5% 17.3% 19.1% 7.3% 6.4% 2.7% 5.5%
During 2003/2004 38.0% 4.7% 10.9% 18.2% 5.7% 15.1% 5.7% 1.6%



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
During or before 2000 9.8% 14.5% 75.6%
During 2001/2002 4.8% 14.3% 81.0%
During 2003/2004 4.8% 8.6% 86.6%


What is your ancestry?
  Mexican-
American/
Mexican/
Chicano
Puerto
Rican/
Boricua
Cuban/
Cuban-
American
Central
American:
South
American:
Caribbean: Latino
or
Hispanic
During or before 2000 5.8% 14.9% 45.7% 8.1% 12.0% 6.7% 6.7%
During 2001/2002 6.0% 20.0% 33.0% 11.0% 15.0% 5.0% 10.0%
During 2003/2004 6.0% 18.0% 34.1% 10.8% 13.8% 7.2% 10.2%


Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way things are going in the United States at this time?
  Satisfied Dissatisfied Unsure
During or before 2000 36.5% 49.5% 13.9%
During 2001/2002 25.0% 56.5% 18.5%
During 2003/2004 28.6% 51.9% 19.6%


For whom did you vote for in the Senatorial race?
  Betty Castor Mel Martinez Other:
During or before 2000 43.7% 55.1% 1.1%
During 2001/2002 57.4% 42.6% .0%
During 2003/2004 42.1% 53.8% 4.1%


How did you vote for Amendment 5 (Florida Minimum Wage Amendement)?
  Favor Oppose Did Not Vote
During or before 2000 79.2% 20.8% .0%
During 2001/2002 86.1% 13.9% .0%
During 2003/2004 84.1% 15.3% .6%


How did you vote for Amendment 1 (Parental Notification of a Minor's Termination of Pregnancy)?
  Favor Oppose Did Not Vote
During or before 2000 69.6% 30.3% .2%
During 2001/2002 62.2% 36.7% 1.0%
During 2003/2004 67.4% 32.0% .6%


Naturalized vs Native Citizen
  Naturalized Citizen Native Born Citizen
During or before 2000 71.1% 28.9%
During 2001/2002 63.0% 37.0%
During 2003/2004 66.7% 33.3%


Foreign vs Native Born
  Native Born Foreign Born
During or before 2000 43.3% 56.7%
During 2001/2002 53.2% 46.8%
During 2003/2004 49.0% 51.0%


Cuban vs. Non Cuban Hispanic
  Non Cuban Hispanic Cuban Latino or Hispanic
During or before 2000 47.7% 45.6% 6.7%
During 2001/2002 57.0% 33.0% 10.0%
During 2003/2004 56.0% 33.9% 10.1%


Union Membership
  I belong or someone
in my household does
No one belongs
During or before 2000 24.4% 75.6%
During 2001/2002 19.0% 81.0%
During 2003/2004 13.4% 86.6%


Media Sources
  Spanish Media Sources English Media Sources
During or before 2000 43.5% 56.5%
During 2001/2002 58.3% 41.7%
During 2003/2004 47.6% 52.4%


Bush/Kerry Voters
  Bush Voters Kerry Voters
During or before 2000 52.4% 47.6%
During 2001/2002 38.0% 62.0%
During 2003/2004 42.3% 57.7%


Gender
  Male Female
During or before 2000 53.4% 46.6%
During 2001/2002 49.5% 50.5%
During 2003/2004 47.3% 52.7%


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

During or before 2000 5.8% 10.8% 14.8% 15.0% 12.3% 13.9% 7.6% 8.4% 11.4%
During 2001/2002 4.8% 26.0% 18.3% 10.6% 6.7% 11.5% 2.9% 7.7% 11.5%
During 2003/2004 7.0% 23.1% 19.9% 12.4% 12.9% 5.9% 9.7% 5.4% 3.8%


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
During or before 2000 13.3% 22.0% 24.1% 21.9% 18.8%
During 2001/2002 10.0% 36.4% 32.7% 19.1% 1.8%
During 2003/2004 14.2% 32.6% 33.7% 15.8% 3.7%


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
During or before 2000 3.6% 9.2% 10.6% 12.3% 14.7% 13.5% 10.9% 7.4% 6.8% 11.0%
During 2001/2002 29.7% 12.6% 13.5% 13.5% 8.1% 8.1% 6.3% 1.8% 1.8% 4.5%
During 2003/2004 39.7% 12.9% 12.4% 11.3% 6.7% 5.2% 5.2% 1.5% 1.0% 4.1%


What is your religious affiliation?
  Catholic Protestant Jewish Muslim Other No religious affiliation
During or before 2000 61.9% 16.5% 3.5% .3% 9.5% 8.4%
During 2001/2002 62.9% 8.6% 3.8% 1.0% 14.3% 9.5%
During 2003/2004 57.6% 10.5% 1.0% .0% 14.7% 16.2%

 
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