2004 National Election Day
Exit Poll

Latino Voters by Media Source
(Updated March 8th 2005)


STATE
Media Source AZ CA CO FL NM TX
Spanish .0% 54.3% .0% 17.1% 2.9% 25.7%
English 1.2% 35.7% 1.2% 6.0% 1.2% 54.8%


For whom did you vote in the Presidential race?
Media Source George W. Bush/
Dick Cheney
John Kerry/
John Edwards
Ralph Nader/
Peter Camejo
Spanish 27.8% 66.7% 5.6%
English 39.8% 60.2% .0%


For whom did you vote in your Congressional District race?
Media Source Democratic
Candidate
Republican
Candidate
Other
Spanish 76.5% 20.6% 2.9%
English 65.8% 32.9% 1.3%


Which one issue mattered most in deciding how you voted for president?
Media Source Abortion Bilingual
Education
Crime/
Drugs
Economy/
Jobs
Iraq
War
Spanish 5.9% 8.8% 2.9% 14.7% 26.5%
English 10.8% 1.2% 2.4% 27.7% 21.7%
Immigration
Policy
Public
Education
War on
Terrorism
Taxes Same
Sex
Marriage
Spanish 5.9% 2.9% 2.9% .0% .0%
English 2.4% 3.6% 12.0% 2.4% 1.2%


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?
Media Source Wait for Stable Government Bring Home Next Year Unsure
Spanish 29.4% 50.0% 20.6%
English 34.1% 51.2% 14.6%


Which of the following media sources most influenced for whom you voted in the 2004 Presidential campaign?
Media Source Spanish
language
newspapers
English
language
nespapers
Spanish
language
radio
English
language
radio
Spanish 25.0% .0% 13.9% .0%
English .0% 23.8% .0% 9.5%
Spanish
language
TV
English
language
TV
Spanish
language
Internet
English
language
Internet
Spanish 52.8% .0% 8.3% .0%
English .0% 63.1% .0% 3.6%


In what country were you born?
Media Source US Mexico Puerto Rico Cuba Central America South America Other
Spanish 25.7% 45.7% 5.7% 8.6% 11.4% 2.9% .0%
English 79.3% 12.2% 2.4% 2.4% 2.4% .0% 1.2%


If not born in the U.S., when did you become a cititzen?
Media Source During or before 2000 During 2001/2002 During 2003/2004
Spanish 78.6% 14.3% 7.1%
English 84.8% 9.1% 6.1%


Do you or any member of your household belong to a labor union or a teacher's organization?
Media Source I belong I donot, but someone in my household does No one in my household belongs
Spanish 11.4% 25.7% 62.9%
English 12.5% 13.8% 73.8%


What is your ancestry?
Media Source Mexican-
American/
Mexican/
Chicano
Puerto
Rican/
Boricua
Cuban/
Cuban-
American
Central
American
South
American
Latino
or
Hispanic
Spanish 57.1% 5.7% 11.4% 11.4% .0% 14.3%
English 64.1% 3.8% 3.8% 6.4% 1.3% 20.5%


Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way things are going in the United States at this time?
Media Source Satisfied Dissatisfied Unsure
Spanish 20.0% 48.6% 31.4%
English 26.8% 52.4% 20.7%


Naturalized Citizen
Media Source Naturalized Citizen Native Born Citizen
Spanish 79.4% 20.6%
English 39.0% 61.0%


Bush/Kerry Voters
Media Source Bush Voters Kery Voters
Spanish 29.4% 70.6%
English 39.8% 60.2%


Gender:
Media Source Male Female
Spanish 45.7% 54.3%
English 53.8% 46.3%


Language of survey
Media Source English Spanish
Spanish 54.3% 45.7%
English 95.2% 4.8%


How would you characterize your political affiliation? Are you a:
Media Source Democrat Republican Green Other Party Independent None of the above
Spanish 65.7% 20.0% .0% 2.9% 8.6% 2.9%
English 50.6% 28.9% 1.2% .0% 14.5% 4.8%


In what category do you see your political views closest to:
Media Source Liberal Moderate Conservative Other
Spanish 31.4% 40.0% 20.0% 8.6%
English 24.1% 43.0% 25.3% 7.6%


Is this the first time you have voted?
Media Source Yes No
Spanish 23.5% 76.5%
English 22.9% 77.1%


When did you first register to vote?
Media Source During or before 2000 During 2001/2002 During 2003/2004
Spanish 68.6% 14.3% 17.1%
English 74.4% 12.2% 13.4%


What is your religious affiliation?
Media Source Catholic Protestant Jewish Muslim Other No religious affiliation
Spanish 69.4% 8.3% 2.8% 2.8% 11.1% 5.6%
English 63.9% 10.8% 2.4% 2.4% 12.0% 8.4%


What age group best describes you:
Media Source 18-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59 60-64 65 or older
Spanish 16.7% 5.6% 8.3% 11.1% 11.1% 13.9% 11.1% 5.6% 5.6% 11.1%
English 21.7% 13.3% 13.3% 10.8% 9.6% 8.4% 10.8% 4.8% 3.6% 3.6%


What is the highest grade in school you completed?
Media Source Some
high school
or less
High school
graduate
or equivalent
Some
college/
vocational
College
graduate
Graduate
education
or higher
Spanish 31.4% 31.4% 22.9% 11.4% 2.9%
English 11.0% 26.8% 41.5% 15.9% 4.9%


If you added together your entire household's income, would it be:
Media Source 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
Spanish 18.2% 24.2% 21.2% 9.1% 9.1% 12.1% 6.1% .0% .0%
English 7.3% 13.4% 19.5% 12.2% 18.3% 13.4% 4.9% 7.3% 3.7%


Foreign or Native Born
Media Source Native Born Foreign Born
Spanish 33.3% 66.7%
English 80.7% 19.3%


Cuban vs. Non Cuban Hispanic
Media Source Non Cuban Hispanic/Latino Cuban Latino or Hispanic
Spanish 75.0% 11.1% 13.9%
English 75.6% 3.8% 20.5%


Union Membership
Media Source I belong or someone in my houeshold belongs No one belongs
Spanish 37.1% 62.9%
English 27.2% 72.8%

 

 
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