Texas General Election
November 5th, 2002
Exit Poll Results

Education Level (Latinos):
College Graduate

CONTACT: Antonio Gonzalez 323.222.2217
(updated: Jan. 16th, 2003)

1. Whom did you vote for in the Gubernatorial race?

Perry Sanchez Daiell Mahajan Other

Total

22.09% 77.30% 0.61% 0.00% 0.00% 100.00%


2. Whom did you vote for in the Lieutenant Governor's race?

Dewhurst Sharp Gessner Paravinci Other

Total

26.38% 72.39% 0.61% 0.61% 0.00% 100.00%


3. Whom did you vote for in the Senatorial race?

Cornyn Kirk Jameson Williams Other

Total

30.67% 67.48% 0.61% 0.61% 0.61% 100.00%


4. Whom did you vote for in your Congressional District race?

Republican Democrat Libertarian Green Other

Total

40.99% 57.14% 1.24% 0.62% 0.00% 100.00%


5. Which one issue mattered most in deciding how you voted for governor?

Abortion War on Terrorism Prescription Drugs Crime/Drugs Taxes

The Environment

Gun Control
3.73% 8.70% 1.86% 5.59% 6.21% 1.24% 0.62%
Health Care War with Iraq Public Education Economy/Jobs Driver's License for Immigrants Other

Total

12.42% 5.59% 21.74% 19.25% 1.86% 11.18% 100.00%


6. How would you characterize your political affiliation? Are you a:

Democrat Republican Liberatarian Green Reform

Independent

Other Total
65.64% 22.70% 0.00% 1.23% 0.00% 10.43% 0.00% 100.00%


7. Which of the following media sources most influenced for whom you voted in the 2002 Gubernatorial campaign?

Spanish Radio English Radio Spanish TV English TV
3.70% 2.47% 13.37% 52.06%
Spanish Newspaper English Newspaper Internet None Total
1.85% 3.09% 3.70% 19.75% 100.00%

8. In what category do you see your political views closest to:

Liberal Moderate Conservative Total
20.13% 57.79% 22.08% 100.00%


9. Is this the first time you have voted?

Yes No Total
7.98% 92.02% 100.00%


10. When did you first register to vote?

Before or during 1996 After 1996 Total
82.21% 17.79% 100.00%


11. In what country were you born?

United States Mexico Other Total
88.20% 8.70% 3.11% 100.00%


12. If not born in the U.S., when did you become a citizen?

Before 1996 1996 to 1998 1999 to 2001 After 2001 Total
47.37% 15.79% 5.26% 31.58% 100.00%


13. Do you or any member of your household belong to a labor union or a teacher's organization?

I belong Someone in my household No one in my household Total
15.63% 21.88% 62.50% 100.00%


14. Do you or a member of your household work for a Latino owned business?

Yes Someone in my household No one does Total
16.25% 26.88% 56.88% 100.00%


15. Are you:

Male Female Total
53.99% 46.01% 100.00%


16. What is your ancestry?

Mexican/ Chicano Puerto Rican Cuban Central American South American

Other Latino or Hispanic

Total
79.01% 8.64% 1.23% 2.47% 0.00% 8.64% 100.00%



17. What age group best describes you:

18-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44

3.70% 14.20% 14.81% 21.60% 16.05%
45-49 50-54 55-59 60-64 65 or Older Total
12.35% 8.02% 2.47% 5.56% 1.23% 100.00%


18. What is the highest grade in school you completed?

Some high school High school grad Some college College graduate Graduate education or higher

Total

0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 0.00% 100.00%

 

19. If you added together your entire household's income would it be:

Under 10k 10,001-20,000 20,001-30,000 30,001-40,000 40,001-50,000
1.27% 2.55% 8.28% 8.92% 21.02%
50,001-60,000 60,001-70,000 70,001-100,000

Over 100,000

Total
22.93% 15.29% 14.01% 5.73% 100.00%
 
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