Texas General Election
November 5th, 2002
Exit Poll Results

Foreign Born Latino Voters

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

5.98% 91.45% 2.56% 0.00% 0.00% 100.00%


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

Dewhurst Sharp Gessner Paravinci Other

Total

6.96% 89.57% 3.48% 0.00% 0.00% 100.00%


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

Cornyn Kirk Jameson Williams Other

Total

13.04% 82.61% 1.74% 0.87% 1.74% 100.00%


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

Republican Democrat Libertarian Green Other

Total

22.81% 75.44% 1.75% 0.00% 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
9.09% 5.45% 11.82% 6.36% 10.00% 0.91% 1.82%
Health Care War with Iraq Public Education Economy/Jobs Driver's License for Immigrants Other

Total

15.45% 3.64% 13.64% 13.64% 5.45% 2.73% 100.00%


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

Democrat Republican Liberatarian Green Reform

Independent

Other Total
80.36% 7.14% 3.57% 0.89% 0.89% 6.25% 0.89% 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
8.18% 0.00% 34.85% 38.79%
Spanish Newspaper English Newspaper Internet None Total
2.73% 2.73% 0.91% 11.82% 100.00%

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

Liberal Moderate Conservative Total
29.00% 47.00% 24.00% 100.00%


9. Is this the first time you have voted?

Yes No Total
25.19% 74.81% 100.00%


10. When did you first register to vote?

Before or during 1996 After 1996 Total
61.48% 38.52% 100.00%


11. In what country were you born?

United States Mexico Other Total
0.00% 89.11% 10.89% 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
54.08% 22.45% 10.20% 13.27% 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
10.19% 13.89% 75.93% 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
29.63% 26.85% 43.52% 100.00%


15. Are you:

Male Female Total
50.37% 49.63% 100.00%


16. What is your ancestry?

Mexican/ Chicano Puerto Rican Cuban Central American South American

Other Latino or Hispanic

Total
74.77% 4.50% 0.90% 6.31% 0.90% 12.61% 100.00%



17. What age group best describes you:

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

4.59% 6.42% 7.34% 9.17% 18.35%
45-49 50-54 55-59 60-64 65 or Older Total
13.76% 14.68% 10.09% 6.42% 9.17% 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

38.53% 22.02% 17.43% 19.27% 2.75% 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
11.21% 18.69% 26.17% 10.28% 15.89%
50,001-60,000 60,001-70,000 70,001-100,000

Over 100,000

Total
5.61% 1.87% 7.48% 2.80% 100.00%
 
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