2004 National Election Day
Exit Poll

Latino Voters by Religion
(Updated March 8th 2005)


Language of survey
Religion English Spanish
Catholic 81.0% 19.0%
Protestant 75.0% 25.0%
Jewish 66.7% 33.3%
Muslim 100.0% .0%
Other 87.5% 12.5%
No religious affiliation 92.9% 7.1%


For whom did you vote in the Presidential race?
Religion George W. Bush/
Dick Cheney
John Kerry/
John Edwards
Ralph Nader/
Peter Camejo
Catholic 31.3% 67.7% 1.0%
Protestant 53.3% 40.0% 6.7%
Jewish 33.3% 66.7% .0%
Muslim 66.7% 33.3% .0%
Other 50.0% 50.0% .0%
No religious affiliation 20.0% 80.0% .0%


For whom did you vote in your Congressional District race?
Religion Democratic
Candidate
Republican
Candidate
Other
Catholic 72.3% 26.6% 1.1%
Protestant 46.7% 46.7% 6.7%
Jewish 66.7% 33.3% .0%
Muslim .0% 100.0% .0%
Other 66.7% 26.7% 6.7%
No religious affiliation 85.7% 14.3% .0%


Which one issue mattered most in deciding how you voted for president?
Religion Abortion Bilingual
Education
Crime/
Drugs
Economy/
Jobs
Iraq
War
Catholic 8.1% 3.0% 1.0% 22.2% 21.2%
Protestant 20.0% .0% .0% 26.7% 20.0%
Jewish 33.3% .0% .0% 33.3% .0%
Muslim .0% .0% .0% 33.3% 33.3%
Other 5.6% 5.6% 5.6% 16.7% 11.1%
No religious affiliation 7.7% .0% .0% 30.8% 30.8%
  Gun
Control
The
Environment
Health
Care
Immigration
Policy
Public
Education
Catholic 1.0% 1.0% 9.1% 4.0% 3.0%
Protestant .0% .0% 6.7% .0% .0%
Jewish .0% .0% .0% .0% .0%
Muslim .0% .0% .0% .0% .0%
Other .0% .0% 11.1% .0% 5.6%
No religious affiliation .0% .0% 7.7% .0% 7.7%
  War on
Terrorism
Taxes Same Sex
Marriage
Other Multiple
Responses
Catholic 10.1% 2.0% 1.0% 3.0% 10.1%
Protestant 13.3% .0% 6.7% .0% 6.7%
Jewish .0% .0% .0% .0% 33.3%
Muslim 33.3% .0% .0% .0% .0%
Other 11.1% .0% 5.6% 5.6% 16.7%
No religious affiliation .0% .0% .0% 7.7% 7.7%


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?
Religion Wait for
Stable Government
Bring Home
Next Year
Unsure
Catholic 36.7% 49.0% 14.3%
Protestant 26.7% 53.3% 20.0%
Jewish .0% 50.0% 50.0%
Muslim .0% 50.0% 50.0%
Other 29.4% 52.9% 17.6%
No religious affiliation 26.7% 60.0% 13.3%


How would you characterize your political affiliation? Are you a:
Religion Democrat Republican Green Independent None of the above
Catholic 60.0% 25.0% 1.0% 10.0% 4.0%
Protestant 40.0% 40.0% .0% 20.0% .0%
Jewish 33.3% 33.3% .0% 33.3% .0%
Muslim .0% 100.0% .0% .0% .0%
Other 50.0% 25.0% 6.3% 12.5% 6.3%
No religious affiliation 53.8% 7.7% .0% 15.4% 23.1%


In what category do you see your political views closest to:
Religion Liberal Moderate Conservative Other
Catholic 23.2% 43.2% 26.3% 7.4%
Protestant 18.8% 43.8% 31.3% 6.3%
Jewish 33.3% 33.3% 33.3% .0%
Muslim 50.0% 50.0% .0% .0%
Other 33.3% 33.3% 26.7% 6.7%
No religious affiliation 33.3% 33.3% 13.3% 20.0%


Which of the following media sources most influenced for whom you voted in the 2004 Presidential campaign?
Religion Spanish
language
newspapers
English
language
nespapers
Spanish
language
radio
English
language
radio
Spanish
language
TV
Catholic 6.1% 12.2% 4.1% 5.1% 13.3%
Protestant 7.1% 21.4% .0% 7.1% 7.1%
Jewish .0% 50.0% .0% .0% .0%
Muslim .0% 33.3% .0% .0% 33.3%
Other 5.9% 17.6% 5.9% 5.9% 11.8%
No religious affiliation 7.1% 7.1% .0% 7.1% 7.1%
  English
language
TV
Spanish
language
Internet
English
language
Internet
None
influenced
Multiple
Responses
Catholic 35.7% 1.0% 1.0% 18.4% 3.1%
Protestant 35.7% .0% .0% 21.4% .0%
Jewish 50.0% .0% .0% .0% .0%
Muslim 33.3% .0% .0% .0% .0%
Other 35.3% 5.9% .0% 11.8% .0%
No religious affiliation 28.6% .0% 7.1% 35.7% .0%


Is this the first time you have voted?
Religion Yes No
Catholic 19.4% 80.6%
Protestant 26.7% 73.3%
Jewish 50.0% 50.0%
Muslim 66.7% 33.3%
Other 18.8% 81.3%
No religious affiliation 26.7% 73.3%


When did you first register to vote?
Religion During or before 2000 During 2001/2002 During 2003/2004
Catholic 76.8% 10.1% 13.1%
Protestant 68.8% 12.5% 18.8%
Jewish 50.0% 50.0% .0%
Muslim 25.0% 50.0% 25.0%
Other 75.0% 12.5% 12.5%
No religious affiliation 76.9% 7.7% 15.4%


In what country were you born?
Religion US Mexico Puerto Rico Cuba Central America South America
Catholic 67.7% 21.2% 2.0% 3.0% 5.1% 1.0%
Protestant 46.7% 33.3% 6.7% 6.7% 6.7% .0%
Jewish 66.7% 33.3% .0% .0% .0% .0%
Muslim 33.3% 33.3% 33.3% .0% .0% .0%
Other 70.6% 17.6% .0% 5.9% 5.9% .0%
No religious affiliation 71.4% 14.3% 7.1% .0% 7.1% .0%

 



If not born in the U.S., when did you become a cititzen?
Religion During or before 2000 During 2001/2002 During 2003/2004
Catholic 91.1% 6.7% 2.2%
Protestant 88.9% .0% 11.1%
Jewish 100.0% .0% .0%
Muslim 50.0% 50.0% .0%
Other 83.3% 16.7% .0%
No religious affiliation 66.7% 16.7% 16.7%


Do you or any member of your household belong to a labor union or a teacher's organization?
Religion I belong I donot, but someone
in my household does
No one in my
household belongs
Catholic 13.4% 16.5% 70.1%
Protestant 7.1% 21.4% 71.4%
Jewish 50.0% .0% 50.0%
Muslim .0% 66.7% 33.3%
Other 17.6% 11.8% 70.6%
No religious affiliation 13.3% 13.3% 73.3%


Gender:
Religion Male Female
Catholic 55.1% 44.9%
Protestant 35.7% 64.3%
Jewish 50.0% 50.0%
Muslim 33.3% 66.7%
Other 46.7% 53.3%
No religious affiliation 60.0% 40.0%


What is your ancestry?
Religion Mexican-
American/
Mexican/
Chicano
Puerto
Rican/
Boricua
Cuban/
Cuban-
American
Central
American
South
American
Caribbean Latino
or
Hispanic
Catholic 68.0% 3.1% 4.1% 6.2% 1.0% .0% 17.5%
Protestant 38.5% 7.7% 15.4% 7.7% .0% 7.7% 23.1%
Jewish 33.3% 33.3% .0% .0% .0% .0% 33.3%
Muslim .0% 50.0% 50.0% .0% .0% .0% .0%
Other 53.3% 6.7% 6.7% 13.3% .0% .0% 20.0%
No religious affiliation 46.2% .0% 7.7% 15.4% .0% .0% 30.8%


What age group best describes you:
Religion 18-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59 60-64 65 or older
Catholic 19.2% 11.1% 13.1% 12.1% 10.1% 9.1% 8.1% 6.1% 5.1% 6.1%
Protestant 11.8% 5.9% 11.8% 11.8% 5.9% 11.8% 17.6% 5.9% 5.9% 11.8%
Jewish 50.0% .0% .0% .0% .0% .0% 50.0% .0% .0% .0%
Muslim 50.0% .0% .0% .0% .0% .0% .0% .0% .0% 50.0%
Other 17.6% 11.8% 11.8% 11.8% 11.8% 11.8% 11.8% 5.9% .0% 5.9%
No religious affiliation 25.0% 12.5% 12.5% 12.5% 12.5% 6.3% 6.3% 6.3% 6.3% .0%


What is the highest grade in school you completed?
Religion Some
high school
or less
High school
graduate
or equivalent
Some
college/
vocational
College
graduate
Graduate
education
or higher
Catholic 16.3% 27.6% 33.7% 16.3% 6.1%
Protestant 25.0% 25.0% 31.3% 12.5% 6.3%
Jewish .0% 50.0% 50.0% .0% .0%
Muslim .0% 50.0% 50.0% .0% .0%
Other 11.8% 23.5% 41.2% 17.6% 5.9%
No religious affiliation 13.3% 20.0% 33.3% 13.3% 20.0%


If you added together your entire household's income, would it be:
Religion 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
Catholic 9.4% 15.6% 18.8% 10.4% 16.7% 12.5% 5.2% 8.3% 3.1%
Protestant 14.3% 7.1% 21.4% 14.3% 7.1% 14.3% 7.1% 7.1% 7.1%
Jewish .0% 50.0% .0% 50.0% .0% .0% .0% .0% .0%
Muslim 33.3% .0% .0% 33.3% .0% .0% .0% .0% 33.3%
Other 13.3% 13.3% 20.0% 13.3% 13.3% 6.7% 6.7% 6.7% 6.7%
No religious affiliation 7.7% 15.4% 15.4% 15.4% 15.4% 7.7% 7.7% 7.7% 7.7%


Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way things are going in the United States at this time?
Religion Satisfied Dissatisfied Unsure
Catholic 26.3% 51.5% 22.2%
Protestant 33.3% 53.3% 13.3%
Jewish 33.3% 33.3% 33.3%
Muslim .0% 33.3% 66.7%
Other 25.0% 50.0% 25.0%
No religious affiliation 13.3% 66.7% 20.0%


Naturalized Citizen
Religion Naturalized Citizen Native Born Citizen
Catholic 45.5% 54.5%
Protestant 60.0% 40.0%
Jewish 66.7% 33.3%
Muslim 100.0% .0%
Other 33.3% 66.7%
No religious affiliation 40.0% 60.0%


Foreign or Native Born
Religion Native Born Foreign Born
Catholic 69.0% 31.0%
Protestant 50.0% 50.0%
Jewish 66.7% 33.3%
Muslim 50.0% 50.0%
Other 75.0% 25.0%
No religious affiliation 71.4% 28.6%


Cuban vs. Non Cuban Hispanic
Religion Non Cuban Hispanic/Latino Cuban Latino or Hispanic
Catholic 78.4% 4.1% 17.5%
Protestant 64.3% 14.3% 21.4%
Jewish 66.7% .0% 33.3%
Muslim 66.7% 33.3% .0%
Other 73.3% 6.7% 20.0%
No religious affiliation 64.3% 7.1% 28.6%


Union Membership
Religion I belong or someone in
my houeshold belongs
No one belongs
Catholic 30.6% 69.4%
Protestant 28.6% 71.4%
Jewish 50.0% 50.0%
Muslim 66.7% 33.3%
Other 25.0% 75.0%
No religious affiliation 26.7% 73.3%


Media Sources
Religion Spanish media sources English media sources
Catholic 32.1% 67.9%
Protestant 25.0% 75.0%
Jewish 33.3% 66.7%
Muslim 33.3% 66.7%
Other 28.6% 71.4%
No religious affiliation 22.2% 77.8%


Bush/Kerry Voters
Religion Bush Voters Kery Voters
Catholic 31.6% 68.4%
Protestant 57.1% 42.9%
Jewish 33.3% 66.7%
Muslim 66.7% 33.3%
Other 50.0% 50.0%
No religious affiliation 20.0% 80.0%


National Satisfication
Religion Satisfied Dissatisfied
Catholic 33.8% 66.2%
Protestant 38.5% 61.5%
Jewish 50.0% 50.0%
Muslim .0% 100.0%
Other 33.3% 66.7%
No religious affiliation 16.7% 83.3%

 
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