2004 National Election Day
Exit Poll

Latino Voters by Registration Year
(Updated March 8th 2005)


STATE
  AZ CA CO FL NM TX
During or before 2000 .9% 39.3% .9% 8.9% 1.8% 48.2%
During 2001/2002 .0% 38.9% .0% 11.1% .0% 50.0%
During 2003/2004 .0% 52.4% .0% 9.5% 4.8% 33.3%


For whom did you vote in the Presidential race?
  George W. Bush/
Dick Cheney
John Kerry/
John Edwards
Ralph Nader/
Peter Camejo
During or before 2000 34.2% 64.0% 1.8%
During 2001/2002 44.4% 55.6% .0%
During 2003/2004 33.3% 66.7% .0%


For whom did you vote in your Congressional District race?
  Democratic
Candidate
Republican
Candidate
Other
During or before 2000 71.4% 26.7% 1.9%
During 2001/2002 58.8% 41.2% .0%
During 2003/2004 68.4% 31.6% .0%


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 8.4% 2.8% 1.9% 24.3% 20.6%
During 2001/2002 11.8% 5.9% .0% 17.6% 17.6%
During 2003/2004 9.5% 4.8% .0% 23.8% 23.8%
  Gun
Control
The
Environment
Health
Care
Immigration
Policy
Public
Education
During or before 2000 .9% .9% 8.4% 2.8% 2.8%
During 2001/2002 .0% .0% 5.9% .0% 5.9%
During 2003/2004 .0% .0% 4.8% 4.8% 4.8%
  War on
Terrorism
Taxes Same Sex
Marriage
Other Multiple
Responses
During or before 2000 9.3% .9% .9% 3.7% 11.2%
During 2001/2002 11.8% 5.9% 5.9% .0% 11.8%
During 2003/2004 9.5% .0% 4.8% 4.8% 4.8%


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 35.5% 49.1% 15.5%
During 2001/2002 29.4% 52.9% 17.6%
During 2003/2004 25.0% 55.0% 20.0%


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
During or before 2000 4.6% 12.8% 3.7% 4.6% 11.9%
During 2001/2002 10.0% 10.0% .0% 10.0% 15.0%
During 2003/2004 5.0% 15.0% 5.0% 5.0% 20.0%
  English
language
TV
Spanish
language
Internet
English
language
Internet
None
influenced
Multiple
Responses
During or before 2000 37.6% 1.8% .9% 20.2% 1.8%
During 2001/2002 30.0% 5.0% 5.0% 15.0% .0%
During 2003/2004 30.0% .0% 5.0% 15.0% .0%


In what country were you born?
  US Mexico Puerto Rico Cuba Central America South America
During or before 2000 65.8% 21.6% 2.7% 3.6% 5.4% .9%
During 2001/2002 70.6% 11.8% 5.9% 5.9% 5.9% .0%
During 2003/2004 57.1% 28.6% 4.8% 4.8% 4.8% .0%


If not born in the U.S., when did you become a cititzen?
  During or before 2000 During 2001/2002 During 2003/2004
During or before 2000 98.1% 1.9% .0%
During 2001/2002 55.6% 33.3% 11.1%
During 2003/2004 44.4% 33.3% 22.2%


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 13.9% 16.7% 69.4%
During 2001/2002 11.1% 22.2% 66.7%
During 2003/2004 10.0% 15.0% 75.0%


What is your religious affiliation?
  Catholic Protestant Jewish Muslim Other No religious affiliation
During or before 2000 68.5% 9.9% .9% .9% 10.8% 9.0%
During 2001/2002 55.6% 11.1% 5.6% 11.1% 11.1% 5.6%
During 2003/2004 61.9% 14.3% .0% 4.8% 9.5% 9.5%


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 60.6% 3.8% 4.8% 7.7% 1.9% 1.0% 20.2%
During 2001/2002 58.8% 11.8% 5.9% 5.9% .0% .0% 17.6%
During 2003/2004 61.9% 4.8% 9.5% 9.5% .0% .0% 14.3%


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 7.2% 10.8% 14.4% 13.5% 12.6% 10.8% 11.7% 6.3% 5.4% 7.2%
During 2001/2002 42.1% 10.5% 10.5% 10.5% 5.3% 5.3% 5.3% .0% 5.3% 5.3%
During 2003/2004 56.5% 8.7% 8.7% 4.3% 4.3% 4.3% 4.3% 4.3% .0% 4.3%


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 15.7% 24.1% 35.2% 16.7% 8.3%
During 2001/2002 10.5% 31.6% 36.8% 15.8% 5.3%
During 2003/2004 14.3% 33.3% 38.1% 9.5% 4.8%


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 7.4% 14.8% 18.5% 11.1% 15.7% 13.0% 6.5% 8.3% 4.6%
During 2001/2002 5.6% 16.7% 22.2% 16.7% 16.7% 5.6% 5.6% 5.6% 5.6%
During 2003/2004 20.0% 10.0% 15.0% 15.0% 15.0% 15.0% 5.0% 5.0% .0%


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 25.7% 55.0% 19.3%
During 2001/2002 27.8% 44.4% 27.8%
During 2003/2004 22.7% 45.5% 31.8%


Naturalized Citizen
  Naturalized Citizen Native Born Citizen
During or before 2000 47.3% 52.7%
During 2001/2002 50.0% 50.0%
During 2003/2004 42.9% 57.1%


Foreign or Native Born
  Native Born Foreign Born
During or before 2000 68.2% 31.8%
During 2001/2002 72.2% 27.8%
During 2003/2004 61.9% 38.1%


Cuban vs. Non Cuban Hispanic
  Non Cuban Hispanic/Latino Cuban Latino or Hispanic
During or before 2000 75.0% 4.8% 20.2%
During 2001/2002 77.8% 5.6% 16.7%
During 2003/2004 76.2% 9.5% 14.3%


Union Membership
  I belong or someone in
my houeshold belongs
No one belongs
During or before 2000 31.2% 68.8%
During 2001/2002 29.4% 70.6%
During 2003/2004 28.6% 71.4%


Media Sources
  Spanish
media sources
English
media sources
During or before 2000 28.2% 71.8%
During 2001/2002 33.3% 66.7%
During 2003/2004 35.3% 64.7%


Bush/Kerry Voters
  Bush Voters Kery Voters
During or before 2000 34.9% 65.1%
During 2001/2002 44.4% 55.6%
During 2003/2004 33.3% 66.7%


Gender:
  Male Female
During or before 2000 55.1% 44.9%
During 2001/2002 44.4% 55.6%
During 2003/2004 45.0% 55.0%


Language of survey
  English Spanish
During or before 2000 82.1% 17.9%
During 2001/2002 88.9% 11.1%
During 2003/2004 81.0% 19.0%


How would you characterize your political affiliation? Are you a:
  Democrat Republican Green Other Party Independent None of the above
During or before 2000 54.5% 24.5% .9% .9% 13.6% 5.5%
During 2001/2002 42.1% 36.8% 5.3% .0% 10.5% 5.3%
During 2003/2004 60.0% 25.0% .0% .0% 10.0% 5.0%


In what category do you see your political views closest to:
  Liberal Moderate Conservative Other
During or before 2000 22.6% 43.4% 25.5% 8.5%
During 2001/2002 27.8% 38.9% 27.8% 5.6%
During 2003/2004 38.1% 28.6% 19.0% 14.3%


Is this the first time you have voted?
  Yes No
During or before 2000 6.4% 93.6%
During 2001/2002 38.9% 61.1%
During 2003/2004 90.5% 9.5%
 
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