Texas General Election
November 5th, 2002
Exit Poll Results

Overall 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

13.32% 85.33% 1.08% 0.13% 0.13% 100.00%


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

Dewhurst Sharp Gessner Paravinci Other

Total

14.81% 83.83% 0.82% 0.54% 0.00% 100.00%


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

Cornyn Kirk Jameson Williams Other

Total

18.91% 78.78% 1.22% 0.68% 0.41% 100.00%


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

Republican Democrat Libertarian Green Other

Total

23.63% 73.63% 1.50% 0.82% 0.41% 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
5.23% 7.02% 7.58% 5.79% 9.09% 1.65% 1.52%
Health Care War with Iraq Public Education Economy/Jobs Driver's License for Immigrants Other

Total

19.28% 3.99% 16.12% 14.74% 2.20% 5.79% 100.00%


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

Democrat Republican Liberatarian Green Reform

Independent

Other Total
77.75% 10.58% 1.09% 0.68% 0.41% 9.09% 0.41% 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  
3.63% 3.23% 22.78% 46.67%  
         
Spanish Newspaper English Newspaper Internet None Total
1.62% 3.77% 2.02% 16.29% 100.00%

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

Liberal Moderate Conservative Total
30.98% 50.29% 18.73% 100.00%


9. Is this the first time you have voted?

Yes No Total
12.07% 87.93% 100.00%


10. When did you first register to vote?

Before or during 1996 After 1996 Total
79.79% 20.21% 100.00%


11. In what country were you born?

United States Mexico Other Total
86.13% 12.36% 1.51% 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
58.97% 19.66% 10.26% 11.11% 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
11.51% 18.31% 70.18% 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
18.67% 20.47% 60.86% 100.00%


15. Are you:

Male Female Total
50.13% 49.87% 100.00%


16. What is your ancestry?

Mexican/ Chicano Puerto Rican Cuban Central American South American

Other Latino or Hispanic

Total
79.32% 4.79% 0.96% 1.51% 0.41% 13.01% 100.00%



17. What age group best describes you:

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

 

7.40% 8.22% 11.78% 13.29% 14.52%  
           
45-49 50-54 55-59 60-64 65 or Older Total
11.37% 10.27% 8.49% 5.48% 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

18.98% 23.55% 29.50% 22.58% 5.40% 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
8.60% 13.82% 20.03% 13.68% 15.66%
         
50,001-60,000 60,001-70,000 70,001-100,000

Over 100,000

Total
11.00% 6.91% 7.62% 2.68% 100.00%

 

 
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