Texas General Election
November 5th, 2002
Exit Poll Results

First Time Latino Voter

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

4.88% 93.90% 0.00% 0.00% 1.22% 100.00%


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

Dewhurst Sharp Gessner Paravinci Other

Total

8.75% 91.25% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 100.00%


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

Cornyn Kirk Jameson Williams Other

Total

18.52% 77.78% 1.23% 1.23% 1.23% 100.00%


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

Republican Democrat Libertarian Green Other

Total

18.52% 77.78% 1.23% 1.23% 1.23% 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
8.64% 3.70% 3.70% 4.94% 9.88% 2.47% 0.00%
             
Health Care War with Iraq Public Education Economy/Jobs Driver's License for Immigrants Other

Total

22.22% 4.94% 22.22% 8.64% 6.17% 2.47% 100.00%


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

Democrat Republican Liberatarian Green Reform

Independent

Other Total
90.12% 6.17% 1.23% 0.00% 1.23% 1.23% 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  
3.75% 2.50% 50.00% 33.75%  
         
Spanish Newspaper English Newspaper Internet None Total
1.25% 0.00% 6.25% 2.50% 100.00%

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

Liberal Moderate Conservative Total
46.15% 43.59% 10.26% 100.00%


9. Is this the first time you have voted?

Yes No Total
100.00% 0.00% 100.00%


10. When did you first register to vote?

Before or during 1996 After 1996 Total
34.78% 65.22% 100.00%


11. In what country were you born?

United States Mexico Other Total
72.50% 21.25% 6.25% 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
38.46% 11.54% 23.08% 26.92% 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
11.25% 21.25% 67.50% 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
23.75% 20.00% 56.25% 100.00%


15. Are you:

Male Female Total
52.17% 47.83% 100.00%


16. What is your ancestry?

Mexican/ Chicano Puerto Rican Cuban Central American South American

Other Latino or Hispanic

Total
78.75% 6.25% 0.00% 6.25% 0.00% 8.75% 100.00%



17. What age group best describes you:

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

 

35.90% 14.10% 6.41% 5.13% 5.13%  
           
45-49 50-54 55-59 60-64 65 or Older Total
10.26% 3.85% 6.41% 3.85% 8.97% 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

29.11% 22.78% 31.65% 16.46% 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
15.38% 17.95% 12.82% 8.97% 21.79%
         
50,001-60,000 60,001-70,000 70,001-100,000

Over 100,000

Total
8.97% 3.85% 7.69% 2.56% 100.00%
 
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