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Michigan Primary Results

Mar 08: Michigan Democratic Primary

147 delegates
97% in
Mar 9 2016, 5:02 pm ET
FULL RESULTS

Mar 08: Michigan Republican Primary

59 delegates
97% in
Mar 9 2016, 4:43 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.

Michigan Democratic Primary Exit Polls

Jump to RepublicansVOTER CHARACTERISTICS
AND ATTITUDES
Leader
Clinton
Sanders
Uncommitted
Gender Male 45% of voters Sanders +11 44551
Female 55% Clinton +6 51453
Age 18-24 11% of voters Sanders +70 1585-
25-29 8% Sanders +51 24751
30-39 17% Sanders +23 36594
40-49 17% Clinton +14 55414
50-64 27% Clinton +16 57412
65 or over 20% Clinton +39 69300
Age 18-44 45% of voters Sanders +33 32653
45+ 55% Clinton +25 62371
Race White 70% of voters Sanders +14 42562
Black 21% Clinton +40 68284
Hispanic/Latino 3% Not enough data ---
Asian 2% Not enough data ---
Other 4% Not enough data ---
Sex by race White men 33% of voters Sanders +25 37620
White women 37% Sanders +4 47513
Black men 7% Not enough data ---
Black women 14% Clinton +38 66286
Latino men 1% Not enough data ---
Latino women 1% Not enough data ---
All other races 6% Not enough data ---
Education High school or less 17% of voters Clinton +24 61372
Some college/assoc. degree 37% Sanders +12 43551
College graduate 26% Sanders +13 41545
Postgraduate study 20% Clinton +15 57420
Education by race White college graduates 33% of voters Sanders +11 43542
White non-college graduates 36% Sanders +15 42571
Non White college graduates 13% Clinton +26 61354
Non White non-college graduates 18% Clinton +29 63343
2015 total family income: Under $30,000 23% of voters Clinton +3 51480
$30,000 - $49,999 22% Sanders +10 44542
$50,000 - $99,999 31% Sanders +3 47502
$100,000 - $199,999 20% Tie 48484
$200,000 or more 4% Not enough data ---
No matter how you voted today, do you usually think of yourself as a: Democrat 69% of voters Clinton +18 58402
Republican 4% Not enough data ---
Independent or something else 27% Sanders +43 28711
On most political matters, do you consider yourself: Very liberal 22% of voters Sanders +18 4159-
Somewhat liberal 35% Sanders +2 49510
Moderate 33% Clinton +11 55441
Conservative 9% Not enough data ---
Are you currently married? Yes 54% of voters Sanders +1 49500
No 46% Sanders +9 44534
Gender by marital status Married men 27% of voters Sanders +7 46531
Married women 26% Clinton +6 5347-
Non-married men 20% Sanders +12 4456-
Non-married women 26% Sanders +7 43506
Does anyone in your household belong to a labor union? Yes 33% of voters Sanders +3 46495
No 67% Sanders +7 46530
Which ONE of these four issues is the most important facing the country? Health care 19% of voters Sanders +1 48493
Economy/Jobs 43% Clinton +6 52462
Terrorism 8% Clinton +39 69300
Income inequality 27% Sanders +22 38602
Which ONE of these four candidate qualities mattered most in deciding how you voted today? Can win in November 11% of voters Clinton +46 7327-
Cares about people like me 33% Sanders +16 40564
Honest and trustworthy 28% Sanders +58 20782
Has the right experience 26% Clinton +63 81181
Overall, would you say trade with other countries: Creates more U.S. jobs 30% of voters Clinton +10 54442
Takes away U.S. jobs 57% Sanders +15 41562
Has no effect on U.S. jobs 8% Not enough data ---
Who would you trust to handle race relations? Only Clinton 17% of voters Clinton +84 9280
Only Sanders 26% Sanders +95 2971
Both of them 52% Clinton +13 55423
Neither of them 3% Not enough data ---
Who would you trust to handle race relations? Only Clinton or both of them 69% of voters Clinton +30 64342
Only Sanders or neither of them 29% Sanders +87 6931
Who would you trust to handle race relations? Only Sanders or both of them 78% of voters Sanders +24 37612
Only Clinton or neither of them 20% Clinton +69 84150
In the last few years, have race relations in this country: Gotten better 16% of voters Clinton +6 53470
Stayed about the same 35% Clinton +7 5346-
Gotten worse 48% Sanders +20 38584
Should the next president: Generally continue Barack Obama's policies 50% of voters Clinton +36 68321
Change to more liberal policies 31% Sanders +48 24725
Change to less liberal policies 13% Sanders +6 4753-
Do you think the U.S. economic system generally: Favors the wealthy 86% of voters Sanders +2 48502
Is fair to most Americans 13% Not enough data ---
How worried are you about the direction of the nation's economy in the next few years? Very worried 37% of voters Sanders +18 40582
Somewhat worried 43% Clinton +20 60400
Not too worried 15% Clinton +3 47449
Not at all worried 4% Not enough data ---
How worried are you about the direction of the nation's economy in the next few years? Very or somewhat worried 80% of voters Clinton +3 51481
Not too or not at all worried 19% Clinton +2 47458
Which best describes your feelings about the way the federal government is working? Enthusiastic 5% of voters Not enough data ---
Satisfied, but not enthusiastic 24% Clinton +21 57367
Dissatisfied, but not angry 51% Sanders +4 48520
Angry 17% Sanders +20 4060-
Which best describes your feelings about the way the federal government is working? Enthusiastic or satisfied 29% of voters Clinton +24 58347
Dissatisfied or angry 69% Sanders +8 46540
Would you like the next president to: Have experience in politics 82% of voters Clinton +15 56413
Be from outside the political establishment 13% Sanders +68 1684-
Which comes closer to your view on safe public water supply: The government should strengthen regulations 85% of voters Sanders +9 44532
Regulations go far enough already 10% Not enough data ---
If Hillary Clinton won the nomination, would you be: Satisfied 63% of voters Clinton +43 70273
Dissatisfied 34% Sanders +96 298-
If Bernie Sanders won the nomination, would you be: Satisfied 74% of voters Sanders +36 31672
Dissatisfied 23% Clinton +86 9261
Do you think Hillary Clinton's positions on the issues are: Too liberal 11% of voters Not enough data ---
Not liberal enough 26% Sanders +74 1387-
About right 58% Clinton +43 70273
Do you think Bernie Sanders' positions on the issues are: Too liberal 19% of voters Clinton +63 81180
Not liberal enough 8% Not enough data ---
About right 67% Sanders +38 30682
Do you think Hillary Clinton is honest and trustworthy? Yes 56% of voters Clinton +59 79201
No 40% Sanders +80 8884
Do you think Bernie Sanders is honest and trustworthy? Yes 81% of voters Sanders +13 42553
No 11% Not enough data ---
Do you think Hillary Clinton's views on business are: Too pro-business 34% of voters Sanders +63 16794
Too anti-business 4% Not enough data ---
About right 56% Clinton +52 75231
Do you think Bernie Sanders' views on business are: Too pro-business 9% of voters Not enough data ---
Too anti-business 20% Clinton +78 8911-
About right 63% Sanders +34 31654
Do you think Hillary Clinton's policies are: Realistic 71% of voters Clinton +25 61363
Not realistic 25% Sanders +84 892-
Do you think Bernie Sanders' policies are: Realistic 64% of voters Sanders +47 25723
Not realistic 29% Clinton +74 8713-
When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential primary? Just today 7% of voters Not enough data ---
In the last few days 9% Not enough data ---
Sometime last week 5% Not enough data ---
In the last month 21% Sanders +4 45497
Before that 57% Clinton +6 53470
Population City over 50,000 15% of voters Clinton +25 61362
Suburbs 69% Sanders +3 47502
Small city and Rural 16% Sanders +15 4257-
Region Wayne County 22% of voters Clinton +20 59392
Oakland/Macomb 23% Clinton +3 50473
Southeast 22% Sanders +3 48511
Southwest 16% Sanders +15 40555
No Central/U.P. 16% Sanders +20 4060-

Michigan Republican Primary Exit Polls

Jump to DemocratsVOTER CHARACTERISTICS
AND ATTITUDES
Leader
Carson
Cruz
Kasich
Rubio
Trump
Uncommitted
Gender Male 53% of voters Trump +23 221228451
Female 47% Tie 2292512292
Age 18-24 6% of voters Not enough data ------
25-29 8% Not enough data ------
30-39 14% Cruz +4 3332210293
40-49 16% Trump +17 2241713411
50-64 30% Trump +12 121278392
65 or over 25% Trump +18 224229421
Age 18-44 35% of voters Trump +2 3292511311
45+ 65% Trump +18 122239412
Race White 93% of voters Trump +13 225249382
Black 3% Not enough data ------
Hispanic/Latino 1% Not enough data ------
Asian 1% Not enough data ------
Other 2% Not enough data ------
Education High school or less 17% of voters Trump +26 323168491
Some college/assoc. degree 36% Trump +18 126205442
College graduate 31% Trump +3 2272611303
Postgraduate study 16% Kasich +14 219371823-
Education by race White college graduates 44% of voters Kasich +2 2253014282
White non-college graduates 49% Trump +21 225196461
Non White college graduates 3% Not enough data ------
Non White non-college graduates 4% Not enough data ------
2015 total family income: Under $30,000 14% of voters Not enough data ------
$30,000 - $49,999 23% Trump +21 122226434
$50,000 - $99,999 33% Cruz +2 23421932-
$100,000 - $199,999 23% Trump +1 417331334-
$200,000 or more 7% Not enough data ------
No matter how you voted today, do you usually think of yourself as a: Democrat 7% of voters Not enough data ------
Republican 62% Trump +9 1282210371
Independent or something else 31% Trump +9 222279363
On most political matters, do you consider yourself: Very conservative 28% of voters Cruz +3 1381411351
Somewhat conservative 47% Trump +13 2232411371
Moderate 22% Trump +1 312368373
Liberal 3% Not enough data ------
On most political matters, do you consider yourself: Conservative 75% of voters Trump +7 2292011361
Moderate or liberal 25% Trump +5 213348393
Would you describe yourself as a born-again or evangelical Christian? Yes 54% of voters Trump +5 232199372
No 46% Trump +9 2173010391
White evangelical or white born-again Christians White evangelical or white born-again Christian 48% of voters Trump +5 232198372
All others 52% Trump +10 2182811381
How much does it matter to you that a candidate shares your religious beliefs? A great deal 22% of voters Cruz +10 1342216243
Somewhat 33% Tie 332248321
Not much 20% Trump +9 -163010392
Not at all 24% Trump +34 213217550
How much does it matter to you that a candidate shares your religious beliefs? A great deal or somewhat 54% of voters Cruz +3 2322311292
Not much or not at all 44% Trump +23 114258481
Which ONE of these four issues is the most important facing the country? Immigration 8% of voters Trump +41 -2197621
Economy/Jobs 35% Trump +10 220289382
Terrorism 21% Trump +15 2242210393
Government spending 32% Cruz +2 2312412290
Which ONE of these four candidate qualities mattered most in deciding how you voted today? Can win in November 11% of voters Trump +8 12822936-
Shares my values 34% Cruz +2 2343216123
Tells it like it is 23% Trump +52 014153671
Can bring needed change 30% Trump +22 321228442
Which best describes your vote today? I strongly favor my candidate 52% of voters Trump +28 121199491
I like my candidate but with reservations 29% Tie 1341810343
I dislike the other candidates 18% Kasich +23 3234612121
Overall, would you say trade with other countries: Creates more U.S. jobs 32% of voters Tie 329291029-
Takes away U.S. jobs 55% Trump +23 122209453
Has no effect on U.S. jobs 8% Not enough data ------
How worried are you about the direction of the nation's economy in the next few years? Very worried 62% of voters Trump +15 227189422
Somewhat worried 31% Kasich +3 2233310301
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 92% of voters Trump +12 226239382
Not too or not at all worried 8% Not enough data ------
Should most illegal immigrants working in the United States be: Offered a chance to apply for legal status 56% of voters Tie 2252913291
Deported to the country they came from 37% Trump +31 32217553-
How do you feel about temporarily banning Muslims who are not U.S. citizens from entering the U.S.? Support 63% of voters Trump +21 225197460
Oppose 32% Kasich +11 2243515204
Which best describes your feelings about the way the federal government is working? Enthusiastic 2% of voters Not enough data ------
Satisfied, but not enthusiastic 9% Not enough data ------
Dissatisfied, but not angry 55% Trump +1 3282413293
Angry 32% Trump +26 22417650-
Which best describes your feelings about the way the federal government is working? Enthusiastic or satisfied 11% of voters Not enough data ------
Dissatisfied or angry 87% Trump +10 2272110372
Would you say you feel betrayed by politicians from the Republican Party? Yes 58% of voters Trump +14 227216412
No 39% Trump +6 2212715332
Would you like the next president to: Have experience in politics 41% of voters Kasich +10 232421552
Be from outside the political establishment 50% Trump +50 216105661
If Ted Cruz won the nomination, would you be: Satisfied 55% of voters Cruz +23 2442011211
Dissatisfied 42% Trump +29 20298582
If Marco Rubio won the nomination, would you be: Satisfied 48% of voters Cruz +1 4292820161
Dissatisfied 47% Trump +38 020180582
If Donald Trump won the nomination, would you be: Satisfied 50% of voters Trump +59 1149273-
Dissatisfied 48% Kasich +2 336381813
Do you think Ted Cruz is honest and trustworthy? Yes 57% of voters Cruz +17 3411812241
No 37% Trump +28 1230758-
Do you think Marco Rubio is honest and trustworthy? Yes 53% of voters Cruz +9 3342517201
No 40% Trump +37 11423160-
Do you think Donald Trump is honest and trustworthy? Yes 47% of voters Trump +60 11212272-
No 50% Cruz +2 336341762
Which ONE of these four candidates do you think ran the most unfair campaign? Ted Cruz 25% of voters Trump +45 28205650
John Kasich 5% Not enough data ------
Marco Rubio 16% Not enough data ------
Donald Trump 41% Cruz +9 240311871
If these had been the only candidates on the ballot today, would you have voted for: Ted Cruz 43% of voters Cruz +33 355221522
Donald Trump 41% Trump +72 11122841
Would not have voted 12% Not enough data ------
If these had been the only candidates on the ballot today, would you have voted for: Marco Rubio 41% of voters Cruz +10 340302412
Donald Trump 46% Trump +67 11190781
Would not have voted 10% Not enough data ------
When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential primary? Just today 11% of voters Not enough data ------
In the last few days 16% Kasich +15 228431412-
Sometime last week 11% Not enough data ------
In the last month 24% Cruz +4 139141035-
Before that 37% Trump +45 315108602
Population City over 50,000 6% of voters Not enough data ------
Suburbs 71% Trump +13 222269392
Small city and Rural 23% Trump +3 3321811352
Region Wayne County 10% of voters Not enough data ------
Oakland/Macomb 24% Trump +15 118279421
Southeast 22% Trump +15 225237403
Southwest 22% Cruz +6 3332313271
No Central/U.P. 22% Trump +13 2271711402

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