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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
Male 42% of voters Sanders +17
Female 58% Clinton +15
18-24 11% of voters Sanders +43
25-29 9% Sanders +16
30-39 15% Clinton +6
40-49 14% Clinton +11
50-64 32% Clinton +3
65 or over 19% Clinton +20
18-44 43% of voters Sanders +8
45+ 57% Clinton +9
White 85% of voters Sanders +1
Black 4% Not enough data
Hispanic/Latino 6% Not enough data
Asian 4% Not enough data
Other 1% Not enough data
High school or less 8% of voters Sanders +14
Some college/assoc. degree 24% Sanders +20
College graduate 32% Clinton +1
Postgraduate study 35% Clinton +17
White college graduates 58% of voters Clinton +7
White non-college graduates 27% Sanders +20
Non White college graduates 9% Clinton +34
Non White non-college graduates 6% Not enough data
Under $30,000 13% of voters Sanders +3
$30,000 - $49,999 18% Sanders +20
$50,000 - $99,999 33% Sanders +8
$100,000 - $199,999 30% Clinton +15
$200,000 or more 7% Not enough data
Yes 81% of voters Clinton +10
No 17% Sanders +45
Democrat 65% of voters Clinton +20
Republican 2% Not enough data
Independent or something else 33% Sanders +33
Very liberal 29% of voters Sanders +15
Somewhat liberal 41% Clinton +20
Moderate 25% Sanders +9
Conservative 5% Not enough data
Yes 55% of voters Clinton +11
No 45% Sanders +11
Married men 23% of voters Sanders +1
Married women 33% Clinton +19
Non-married men 18% Sanders +39
Non-married women 26% Clinton +7
Health care 16% of voters Clinton +18
Economy/Jobs 40% Clinton +4
Terrorism 12% Clinton +19
Income inequality 30% Sanders +19
Can win in November 20% of voters Clinton +62
Cares about people like me 23% Sanders +40
Honest and trustworthy 27% Sanders +82
Has the right experience 26% Clinton +81
Only Clinton 7% of voters Not enough data
Only Sanders 37% Sanders +81
Both of them 48% Clinton +50
Neither of them 6% Not enough data
Only Clinton or both of them 54% of voters Clinton +56
Only Sanders or neither of them 43% Sanders +68
Only Sanders or both of them 85% of voters Sanders +8
Only Clinton or neither of them 12% Clinton +56
Only Clinton 36% of voters Clinton +88
Only Sanders 16% Sanders +94
Both of them 41% Sanders +29
Neither of them 5% Not enough data
Only Clinton or both of them 77% of voters Clinton +25
Only Sanders or neither of them 21% Sanders +84
Only Sanders or both of them 57% of voters Sanders +47
Only Clinton or neither of them 41% Clinton +71
Hillary Clinton 52% of voters Clinton +80
Bernie Sanders 43% Sanders +89
Generally continue Barack Obama's policies 45% of voters Clinton +40
Change to more liberal policies 34% Sanders +36
Change to less liberal policies 16% Sanders +22
Favors the wealthy 87% of voters Sanders +3
Is fair to most Americans 11% Clinton +19
Have experience in politics 78% of voters Clinton +20
Be from outside the political establishment 17% Sanders +74
Too liberal 8% of voters Sanders +40
Not liberal enough 29% Sanders +51
About right 57% Clinton +40
Too liberal 31% of voters Clinton +73
Not liberal enough 6% Not enough data
About right 59% Sanders +43
Just today 12% of voters Sanders +11
In the last few days 11% Clinton +18
Sometime last week 4% Not enough data
In the last month 15% Sanders +11
Before that 56% Clinton +2
City over 50,000 16% of voters Clinton +24
Suburbs 84% Sanders +3
Small city and Rural -1% Not enough data
Boston Area 33% of voters Clinton +9
No Shore/Rte 128 17% Clinton +6
S Shore/Cape Cod 13% Sanders +3
Rte 495/Ind Belt 21% Sanders +1
Western Mass 15% Sanders +12

Massachusetts Republican Primary Exit Polls

Jump to DemocratsVOTER CHARACTERISTICS
AND ATTITUDES
Leader
Carson
Cruz
Kasich
No Preference
Rubio
Trump
Male 52% of voters Trump +36
Female 48% Trump +26
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
50-64 33% Trump +38
65 or over 23% Trump +29
18-44 33% of voters Trump +16
45+ 67% Trump +35
White 92% of voters Trump +32
Black 2% Not enough data
Hispanic/Latino 2% Not enough data
Asian 2% Not enough data
Other 2% Not enough data
High school or less 13% of voters Not enough data
Some college/assoc. degree 27% Trump +46
College graduate 41% Trump +24
Postgraduate study 19% Trump +1
White college graduates 56% of voters Trump +17
White non-college graduates 36% Trump +50
Non White college graduates 4% Not enough data
Non White non-college graduates 4% Not enough data
Under $30,000 8% of voters Not enough data
$30,000 - $49,999 12% Not enough data
$50,000 - $99,999 34% Trump +31
$100,000 - $199,999 35% Trump +24
$200,000 or more 11% Not enough data
Democrat 5% of voters Not enough data
Republican 46% Trump +33
Independent or something else 49% Trump +30
Very conservative 18% of voters Trump +21
Somewhat conservative 44% Trump +29
Moderate 33% Trump +19
Liberal 5% Not enough data
Conservative 62% of voters Trump +30
Moderate or liberal 38% Trump +16
Yes 18% of voters Trump +35
No 82% Trump +30
Protestant or other Christian 32% of voters Trump +22
Catholic 50% Trump +34
Jewish 2% Not enough data
Something else 4% Not enough data
None 11% Not enough data
Yes 26% of voters Trump +30
No 74% Trump +29
White evangelical or white born-again Christian 20% of voters Trump +32
All others 80% Trump +29
Immigration 16% of voters Trump +63
Economy/Jobs 33% Trump +17
Terrorism 31% Trump +29
Government spending 17% Trump +5
Can win in November 15% of voters Trump +14
Shares my values 31% Kasich +16
Tells it like it is 26% Trump +75
Can bring needed change 26% Trump +40
Very worried 67% of voters Trump +37
Somewhat worried 26% Trump +15
Not too worried 5% Not enough data
Not at all worried 2% Not enough data
Very or somewhat worried 93% of voters Trump +34
Not too or not at all worried 7% Not enough data
Enthusiastic 2% of voters Not enough data
Satisfied, but not enthusiastic 11% Not enough data
Dissatisfied, but not angry 49% Trump +23
Angry 38% Trump +48
Enthusiastic or satisfied 13% of voters Not enough data
Dissatisfied or angry 87% Trump +34
Have experience in politics 36% of voters Rubio +1
Be from outside the political establishment 56% Trump +67
Ted Cruz 30% of voters Trump +59
John Kasich 3% Not enough data
Marco Rubio 16% Trump +76
Donald Trump 37% Tie
Just today 16% of voters Trump +3
In the last few days 16% Trump +6
Sometime last week 6% Not enough data
In the last month 23% Trump +20
Before that 39% Trump +61
City over 50,000 4% of voters Not enough data
Suburbs 96% Trump +32
Small city and Rural -1% Not enough data
Boston Area 19% of voters Trump +28
No Shore/Rte 128 20% Trump +25
S Shore/Cape Cod 18% Not enough data
Rte 495/Ind Belt 27% Trump +30
Western Mass 15% Trump +32

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