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Massachusetts Primary Results

Mar 01: Massachusetts Democratic Primary

115 delegates
100% in
Mar 2 2016, 3:28 pm ET
FULL RESULTS

Mar 01: Massachusetts Republican Primary

42 delegates
100% in
Mar 2 2016, 3:33 pm ET
FULL RESULTS

Democratic Exit Poll Highlights

Entrance and exit polls are representative samples of voters taken before they enter (entrance poll, used for caucuses) or after they leave (exit poll, used for primaries) their voting place. This data is used to understand who voted for whom and why they did so.
Profile of Voters for Each Candidate
The data below provide a profile of each candidate's supporters by age, gender, race and ideology.
Breakdown by..
Age
Gender
Race
Ideology
Winners and Losers Within Groups
The data below provide a profile of each candidate's supporters by age, gender, race and ideology.

Republican Exit Poll Highlights

Entrance and exit polls are representative samples of voters taken before they enter (entrance poll, used for caucuses) or after they leave (exit poll, used for primaries) their voting place. This data is used to understand who voted for whom and why they did so.
Profile of Voters for Each Candidate
The data below provide a profile of each candidates supporters by age, gender, race and ideology.
Breakdown by..
Age
Gender
Race
Ideology
Winners and Losers Within Groups
The data below show the share of the electorate in each of several groups and how each group voted.

Massachusetts Democratic Primary Exit Polls

Jump to RepublicansVOTER CHARACTERISTICS
AND ATTITUDES
Leader
Clinton
No Preference
Sanders
Gender Male 42% of voters Sanders +17 41058
Female 58% Clinton +15 57142
Age 18-24 11% of voters Sanders +43 28-71
25-29 9% Sanders +16 42-58
30-39 15% Clinton +6 53-47
40-49 14% Clinton +11 55144
50-64 32% Clinton +3 51148
65 or over 19% Clinton +20 59139
Age 18-44 43% of voters Sanders +8 46054
45+ 57% Clinton +9 54145
Race White 85% of voters Sanders +1 49150
Black 4% Not enough data ---
Hispanic/Latino 6% Not enough data ---
Asian 4% Not enough data ---
Other 1% Not enough data ---
Which best describes your education? High school or less 8% of voters Sanders +14 43-57
Some college/assoc. degree 24% Sanders +20 40060
College graduate 32% Clinton +1 50149
Postgraduate study 35% Clinton +17 58141
Education by race White college graduates 58% of voters Clinton +7 53146
White non-college graduates 27% Sanders +20 40060
Non White college graduates 9% Clinton +34 66132
Non White non-college graduates 6% Not enough data ---
2015 total family income: Under $30,000 13% of voters Sanders +3 47150
$30,000 - $49,999 18% Sanders +20 40060
$50,000 - $99,999 33% Sanders +8 46054
$100,000 - $199,999 30% Clinton +15 57142
$200,000 or more 7% Not enough data ---
Before today, had you ever voted in a Democratic presidential primary? Yes 81% of voters Clinton +10 55145
No 17% Sanders +45 27072
No matter how you voted today, do you usually think of yourself as a: Democrat 65% of voters Clinton +20 60040
Republican 2% Not enough data ---
Independent or something else 33% Sanders +33 33166
On most political matters, do you consider yourself: Very liberal 29% of voters Sanders +15 42157
Somewhat liberal 41% Clinton +20 60040
Moderate 25% Sanders +9 45154
Conservative 5% Not enough data ---
Are you currently married? Yes 55% of voters Clinton +11 55144
No 45% Sanders +11 44055
Gender by marital status Married men 23% of voters Sanders +1 49050
Married women 33% Clinton +19 59140
Non-married men 18% Sanders +39 30069
Non-married women 26% Clinton +7 53046
Which ONE of these four issues is the most important facing the country? Health care 16% of voters Clinton +18 59041
Economy/Jobs 40% Clinton +4 52048
Terrorism 12% Clinton +19 58139
Income inequality 30% Sanders +19 40159
Which ONE of these four candidate qualities mattered most in deciding how you voted today? Can win in November 20% of voters Clinton +62 81019
Cares about people like me 23% Sanders +40 30070
Honest and trustworthy 27% Sanders +82 9091
Has the right experience 26% Clinton +81 9009
Who do you think is honest and trustworthy? Only Clinton 7% of voters Not enough data ---
Only Sanders 37% Sanders +81 9190
Both of them 48% Clinton +50 75-25
Neither of them 6% Not enough data ---
Who do you think is honest and trustworthy? Only Clinton or both of them 54% of voters Clinton +56 78022
Only Sanders or neither of them 43% Sanders +68 15183
Who do you think is honest and trustworthy? Only Sanders or both of them 85% of voters Sanders +8 46054
Only Clinton or neither of them 12% Clinton +56 76220
Who would you trust to handle an international crisis? Only Clinton 36% of voters Clinton +88 9406
Only Sanders 16% Sanders +94 3-97
Both of them 41% Sanders +29 35164
Neither of them 5% Not enough data ---
Who would you trust to handle an international crisis? Only Clinton or both of them 77% of voters Clinton +25 62137
Only Sanders or neither of them 21% Sanders +84 7191
Who would you trust to handle an international crisis? Only Sanders or both of them 57% of voters Sanders +47 26173
Only Clinton or neither of them 41% Clinton +71 85114
Which ONE of these candidates would best handle Supreme Court nominations? Hillary Clinton 52% of voters Clinton +80 90010
Bernie Sanders 43% Sanders +89 5094
Should the next president: Generally continue Barack Obama's policies 45% of voters Clinton +40 70030
Change to more liberal policies 34% Sanders +36 32068
Change to less liberal policies 16% Sanders +22 38160
Do you think the U.S. economic system generally: Favors the wealthy 87% of voters Sanders +3 48151
Is fair to most Americans 11% Clinton +19 59140
Would you like the next president to: Have experience in politics 78% of voters Clinton +20 60040
Be from outside the political establishment 17% Sanders +74 12186
Do you think Hillary Clinton's positions on the issues are: Too liberal 8% of voters Sanders +40 30-70
Not liberal enough 29% Sanders +51 24075
About right 57% Clinton +40 70030
Do you think Bernie Sanders' positions on the issues are: Too liberal 31% of voters Clinton +73 86013
Not liberal enough 6% Not enough data ---
About right 59% Sanders +43 28071
When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential primary? Just today 12% of voters Sanders +11 43154
In the last few days 11% Clinton +18 59-41
Sometime last week 4% Not enough data ---
In the last month 15% Sanders +11 44055
Before that 56% Clinton +2 51049
Population City over 50,000 16% of voters Clinton +24 61137
Suburbs 84% Sanders +3 48151
Small city and Rural -1% Not enough data ---
Region Boston Area 33% of voters Clinton +9 54145
No Shore/Rte 128 17% Clinton +6 52146
S Shore/Cape Cod 13% Sanders +3 48151
Rte 495/Ind Belt 21% Sanders +1 49150
Western Mass 15% Sanders +12 44-56

Massachusetts Republican Primary Exit Polls

Jump to DemocratsVOTER CHARACTERISTICS
AND ATTITUDES
Leader
Carson
Cruz
Kasich
No Preference
Rubio
Trump
Gender Male 52% of voters Trump +36 3101601652
Female 48% Trump +26 291912046
Age 18-24 8% of voters Not enough data ------
25-29 8% Not enough data ------
30-39 10% Not enough data ------
40-49 18% Trump +31 4815-1849
50-64 33% Trump +38 3131601254
65 or over 23% Trump +29 262201551
Age 18-44 33% of voters Trump +16 291712743
45+ 67% Trump +35 3101801453
Race White 92% of voters Trump +32 391811850
Black 2% Not enough data ------
Hispanic/Latino 2% Not enough data ------
Asian 2% Not enough data ------
Other 2% Not enough data ------
Which best describes your education? High school or less 13% of voters Not enough data ------
Some college/assoc. degree 27% Trump +46 29901561
College graduate 41% Trump +24 292201846
Postgraduate study 19% Trump +1 5122822429
Education by race White college graduates 56% of voters Trump +17 392412141
White non-college graduates 36% Trump +50 291001363
Non White college graduates 4% Not enough data ------
Non White non-college graduates 4% Not enough data ------
2015 total family income: Under $30,000 8% of voters Not enough data ------
$30,000 - $49,999 12% Not enough data ------
$50,000 - $99,999 34% Trump +31 491711849
$100,000 - $199,999 35% Trump +24 282301947
$200,000 or more 11% Not enough data ------
No matter how you voted today, do you usually think of yourself as a: Democrat 5% of voters Not enough data ------
Republican 46% Trump +33 3121301851
Independent or something else 49% Trump +30 282011750
On most political matters, do you consider yourself: Very conservative 18% of voters Trump +21 7264-1647
Somewhat conservative 44% Trump +29 2813-2251
Moderate 33% Trump +19 132911548
Liberal 5% Not enough data ------
On most political matters, do you consider yourself: Conservative 62% of voters Trump +30 41311-2050
Moderate or liberal 38% Trump +16 133111547
Have you ever served in the U.S. military? Yes 18% of voters Trump +35 21314-1550
No 82% Trump +30 391911849
Religion, combined Protestant and other Christian Protestant or other Christian 32% of voters Trump +22 5102111943
Catholic 50% Trump +34 281401953
Jewish 2% Not enough data ------
Something else 4% Not enough data ------
None 11% Not enough data ------
Would you describe yourself as a born-again or evangelical Christian? Yes 26% of voters Trump +30 7131001949
No 74% Trump +29 192011749
White evangelical or white born-again Christians White evangelical or white born-again Christian 20% of voters Trump +32 8121011850
All others 80% Trump +29 192011849
Which ONE of these four issues is the most important facing the country? Immigration 16% of voters Trump +63 21150674
Economy/Jobs 33% Trump +17 362212542
Terrorism 31% Trump +29 381602150
Government spending 17% Trump +5 2192811333
Which ONE of these four candidate qualities mattered most in deciding how you voted today? Can win in November 15% of voters Trump +14 -5913549
Shares my values 31% Kasich +16 5203712114
Tells it like it is 26% Trump +75 1160782
Can bring needed change 26% Trump +40 381401757
How worried are you about the direction of the nation's economy in the next few years? Very worried 67% of voters Trump +37 3111211754
Somewhat worried 26% Trump +15 152801843
Not too worried 5% Not enough data ------
Not at all worried 2% Not enough data ------
How worried are you about the direction of the nation's economy in the next few years? Very or somewhat worried 93% of voters Trump +34 2101611751
Not too or not at all worried 7% Not enough data ------
Which best describes your feelings about the way the federal government is working? Enthusiastic 2% of voters Not enough data ------
Satisfied, but not enthusiastic 11% Not enough data ------
Dissatisfied, but not angry 49% Trump +23 292112044
Angry 38% Trump +48 312801361
Which best describes your feelings about the way the federal government is working? Enthusiastic or satisfied 13% of voters Not enough data ------
Dissatisfied or angry 87% Trump +34 3101601751
Would you like the next president to: Have experience in politics 36% of voters Rubio +1 0133513612
Be from outside the political establishment 56% Trump +67 4770674
Which ONE of these four candidates do you think ran the most unfair campaign? Ted Cruz 30% of voters Trump +59 3211-1271
John Kasich 3% Not enough data ------
Marco Rubio 16% Trump +76 176-183
Donald Trump 37% Tie 3153113114
When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential primary? Just today 16% of voters Trump +3 662522730
In the last few days 16% Trump +6 1162702133
Sometime last week 6% Not enough data ------
In the last month 23% Trump +20 182501845
Before that 39% Trump +61 3970970
Population City over 50,000 4% of voters Not enough data ------
Suburbs 96% Trump +32 391811850
Small city and Rural -1% Not enough data ------
Region Boston Area 19% of voters Trump +28 292011948
No Shore/Rte 128 20% Trump +25 2102111946
S Shore/Cape Cod 18% Not enough data ------
Rte 495/Ind Belt 27% Trump +30 3111611848
Western Mass 15% Trump +32 41416-1648

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