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2004 National Election Day
Exit Poll

Native vs. Foreign Born Latino Voters
(Updated March 8th 2005)


STATE
  AZ CA CO FL NM TX
Native Born 1.0% 37.5% 1.0% 4.8% 1.9% 53.8%
Foreign Born .0% 52.0% .0% 18.0% 2.0% 28.0%


For whom did you vote in the Presidential race?
  George W. Bush/Dick Cheney John Kerry/John Edwards Ralph Nader/Peter Camejo
Native Born 36.3% 63.7% .0%
Foreign Born 31.3% 64.6% 4.2%


For whom did you vote in your Congressional District race?
  Democratic Candidate Republican Candidate Other
Native Born 68.0% 29.9% 2.1%
Foreign Born 72.3% 25.5% 2.1%


Which one issue mattered most in deciding how you voted for president?
  Abortion Bilingual Education Crime/Drugs Economy/Jobs Iraq War Gun Control Health Care
Native Born 9.0% 2.0% 1.0% 25.0% 21.0% 1.0% 8.0%
Foreign Born 8.3% 6.3% 2.1% 18.8% 18.8% .0% 10.4%
  Immigration Policy Public Education War on Terrorism Taxes Same Sex Marriage Other Multiple Responses
Native Born 2.0% 3.0% 11.0% 1.0% 2.0% 4.0% 10.0%
Foreign Born 6.3% 2.1% 6.3% 2.1% 2.1% 2.1% 14.6%


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 35.3% 51.0% 13.7%
Foreign Born 27.1% 50.0% 22.9%


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
Native Born 2.0% 15.8% 2.0% 5.0% 5.0%
Foreign Born 12.2% 8.2% 6.1% 6.1% 28.6%
  English language TV Spanish language Internet English language Internet None influenced Multiple Responses
Native Born 43.6% 2.0% 2.0% 20.8% 2.0%
Foreign Born 16.3% 2.0% 2.0% 16.3% 2.0%


In what country were you born?
  US Mexico Puerto Rico Cuba Central America (specify): South America (specify): Other (specify):
Native Born 95.2% .0% 4.8% .0% .0% .0% .0%
Foreign Born .0% 67.3% .0% 10.2% 16.3% 4.1% 2.0%


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 86.4% 9.1% 4.5%
Foreign Born 85.1% 10.6% 4.3%


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% 15.8% 72.3%
Foreign Born 17.0% 19.1% 63.8%


What is your ancestry?
  Mexican-American/Mexican/Chicano Puerto Rican/Boricua Cuban/Cuban-American Central American (specify):
Native Born 66.0% 7.2% 2.1% 4.1%
Foreign Born 46.9% 2.0% 14.3% 16.3%
  South American (specify) Caribbean (specify): Latino or Hispanic  
Native Born .0% .0% 20.6%  
Foreign Born 2.0% 2.0% 16.3%  


Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way things are going in the United States at this time?
  Satisfied Dissatisfied Unsure
Native Born 29.1% 51.5% 19.4%
Foreign Born 16.7% 56.3% 27.1%


Naturalized Citizen
  Naturalized Citizen Native Born Citizen
Native Born 21.6% 78.4%
Foreign Born 100.0% .0%


Cuban vs. Non Cuban Hispanic
  Non Cuban Hispanic/Latino Cuban Latino or Hispanic
Native Born 77.3% 2.1% 20.6%
Foreign Born 68.8% 14.6% 16.7%


Union Membership
  I belong or someone in my houeshold belongs No one belongs
Native Born 27.7% 72.3%
Foreign Born 36.2% 63.8%


Media Sources
  Spanish media sources English media sources
Native Born 15.2% 84.8%
Foreign Born 60.0% 40.0%


Bush/Kerry Voters
  Bush Voters Kery Voters
Native Born 36.3% 63.7%
Foreign Born 32.6% 67.4%


Are you:
  Male Female
Native Born 55.4% 44.6%
Foreign Born 44.7% 55.3%


Language of survey
  English Spanish
Native Born 94.2% 5.8%
Foreign Born 57.1% 42.9%


How would you characterize your political affiliation?Are you a:
  Democrat Republican Green Other Party Independent None of the above
Native Born 51.0% 26.0% 1.9% 1.0% 13.5% 6.7%
Foreign Born 61.7% 25.5% .0% .0% 8.5% 4.3%


In what category do you see your political views closest to:
  Liaberal Moderate Conservative Other
Native Born 27.0% 40.0% 25.0% 8.0%
Foreign Born 24.5% 40.8% 24.5% 10.2%


Is this the first time you have voted?
  Yes No
Native Born 23.5% 76.5%
Foreign Born 18.8% 81.3%


When did you first register to vote?
  During or before 2000 During 2001/2002 During 2003/2004
Native Born 74.3% 12.9% 12.9%
Foreign Born 72.9% 10.4% 16.7%


What is your religious affiliation?
  Catholic Protestant Jewish Muslim Other No religious affiliation
Native Born 67.6% 7.8% 2.0% 1.0% 11.8% 9.8%
Foreign Born 63.3% 16.3% 2.0% 2.0% 8.2% 8.2%


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 25.2% 13.6% 13.6% 11.7% 9.7% 7.8% 6.8% 3.9% 3.9% 3.9%
Foreign Born 6.3% 6.3% 10.4% 10.4% 12.5% 12.5% 16.7% 8.3% 6.3% 10.4%


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 8.0% 26.0% 42.0% 17.0% 7.0%
Foreign Born 31.3% 27.1% 22.9% 12.5% 6.3%


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 7.9% 13.9% 19.8% 10.9% 14.9% 13.9% 5.0% 7.9% 5.9%
Foreign Born 13.6% 18.2% 15.9% 13.6% 15.9% 9.1% 6.8% 6.8% .0%
 
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