Texas General Election
November 5th, 2002
Exit Poll Results

Native 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

14.70% 84.19% 0.80% 0.16% 0.16% 100.00%


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

Dewhurst Sharp Gessner Paravinci Other

Total

16.26% 82.77% 0.32% 0.64% 0.00% 100.00%


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

Cornyn Kirk Jameson Williams Other

Total

20.00% 78.06% 1.13% 0.65% 0.16% 100.00%


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

Republican Democrat Libertarian Green Other

Total

23.79% 73.30% 1.46% 0.97% 0.49% 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
4.55% 7.31% 6.82% 5.68% 8.93% 1.79% 1.46%
             
Health Care War with Iraq Public Education Economy/Jobs Driver's License for Immigrants Other

Total

19.97% 4.06% 16.56% 14.94% 1.62% 6.33% 100.00%


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

Democrat Republican Liberatarian Green Reform

Independent

Other Total
77.28% 11.20% 0.64% 0.64% 0.32% 9.60% 0.32% 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  
2.84% 3.79% 19.57% 49.15%  
         
Spanish Newspaper English Newspaper Internet None Total
1.42% 3.95% 2.21% 17.06% 100.00%

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

Liberal Moderate Conservative Total
31.31% 50.84% 17.85% 100.00%


9. Is this the first time you have voted?

Yes No Total
9.25% 90.75% 100.00%


10. When did you first register to vote?

Before or during 1996 After 1996 Total
83.73% 16.27% 100.00%


11. In what country were you born?

United States Mexico Other Total
100.00% 0.00% 0.00% 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
84.21% 5.26% 10.53% 0.00% 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
11.75% 19.09% 69.17% 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
16.75% 19.35% 63.90% 100.00%


15. Are you:

Male Female Total
50.08% 49.92% 100.00%


16. What is your ancestry?

Mexican/ Chicano Puerto Rican Cuban Central American South American

Other Latino or Hispanic

Total
80.13% 4.85% 0.97% 0.65% 0.32% 13.09% 100.00%



17. What age group best describes you:

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

 

7.89% 8.53% 12.56% 14.01% 13.85%  
           
45-49 50-54 55-59 60-64 65 or Older Total
10.95% 9.50% 8.21% 5.31% 9.18% 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

15.50% 23.82% 31.65% 23.16% 5.87% 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
8.14% 12.96% 18.94% 14.29% 15.61%
         
50,001-60,000 60,001-70,000 70,001-100,000

Over 100,000

Total
11.96% 7.81% 7.64% 2.66% 100.00%

 

 
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