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North Carolina Primary Results

Mar 15: North Carolina Democratic Primary

121 delegates
94% in
Mar 17 2016, 1:46 pm ET
FULL RESULTS

Mar 15: North Carolina Republican Primary

72 delegates
95% in
Mar 17 2016, 1:46 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.

North Carolina Democratic Primary Exit Polls

Jump to RepublicansVOTER CHARACTERISTICS
AND ATTITUDES
Leader
Clinton
No Preference
Sanders
Male 42% of voters Clinton +2
Female 58% Clinton +22
17-29 18% of voters Sanders +44
30-44 21% Clinton +2
45-64 42% Clinton +29
65 or over 20% Clinton +44
17-44 39% of voters Sanders +19
45+ 61% Clinton +34
White 62% of voters Sanders +9
Black 32% Clinton +61
Hispanic/Latino 3% Not enough data
Asian 1% Not enough data
Other 3% Not enough data
White men 27% of voters Sanders +22
White women 35% Clinton +2
Black men 12% Clinton +66
Black women 20% Clinton +59
Latino men 1% Not enough data
Latino women 2% Not enough data
All other races 4% Not enough data
High school or less 16% of voters Clinton +33
Some college/assoc. degree 27% Clinton +10
College graduate 32% Clinton +10
Postgraduate study 25% Clinton +9
White college graduates 40% of voters Sanders +3
White non-college graduates 22% Sanders +18
Non White college graduates 18% Clinton +38
Non White non-college graduates 20% Clinton +59
Under $30,000 19% of voters Clinton +13
$30,000 - $49,999 24% Tie
$50,000 - $99,999 32% Sanders +3
$100,000 - $199,999 20% Clinton +22
$200,000 or more 4% Not enough data
Democrat 70% of voters Clinton +31
Republican 3% Not enough data
Independent or something else 28% Sanders +24
Very liberal 26% of voters Tie
Somewhat liberal 30% Clinton +8
Moderate 35% Clinton +23
Conservative 9% Clinton +21
Yes 56% of voters Clinton +27
No 44% Clinton +6
Married men 25% of voters Clinton +17
Married women 32% Clinton +35
Non-married men 17% Sanders +12
Non-married women 27% Clinton +17
Yes 86% of voters Clinton +26
No 13% Sanders +35
Health care 22% of voters Clinton +16
Economy/Jobs 37% Clinton +20
Terrorism 10% Clinton +25
Income inequality 28% Sanders +4
Can win in November 13% of voters Clinton +63
Cares about people like me 30% Sanders +3
Honest and trustworthy 26% Sanders +47
Has the right experience 28% Clinton +66
Generally continue Barack Obama's policies 54% of voters Clinton +44
Change to more liberal policies 28% Sanders +45
Change to less liberal policies 13% Sanders +21
Gotten better 10% of voters Not enough data
Stayed about the same 29% Clinton +29
Gotten worse 59% Clinton +12
Only Clinton 19% of voters Clinton +92
Only Sanders 13% Sanders +92
Both of them 56% Clinton +23
Neither of them 9% Not enough data
Only Clinton or both of them 75% of voters Clinton +41
Only Sanders or neither of them 22% Sanders +57
Only Sanders or both of them 69% of voters Clinton +1
Only Clinton or neither of them 28% Clinton +63
Creates more U.S. jobs 36% of voters Clinton +24
Takes away U.S. jobs 44% Clinton +3
Has no effect on U.S. jobs 13% Tie
Very worried 34% of voters Tie
Somewhat worried 38% Clinton +1
Not too worried 20% Clinton +26
Not at all worried 7% Not enough data
Very or somewhat worried 72% of voters Clinton +1
Not too or not at all worried 27% Clinton +33
Getting ahead financially 22% of voters Clinton +9
Holding steady financially 58% Clinton +23
Falling behind financially 18% Clinton +14
Have experience in politics 81% of voters Clinton +18
Be from outside the political establishment 14% Sanders +49
Satisfied 76% of voters Clinton +48
Dissatisfied 22% Sanders +80
Satisfied 66% of voters Sanders +12
Dissatisfied 29% Clinton +76
Too liberal 11% of voters Not enough data
Not liberal enough 21% Sanders +65
About right 64% Clinton +57
Too liberal 30% of voters Clinton +58
Not liberal enough 10% Not enough data
About right 53% Sanders +21
Yes 59% of voters Clinton +60
No 38% Sanders +70
Yes 83% of voters Clinton +1
No 11% Clinton +46
Too pro-business 29% of voters Sanders +67
Too anti-business 8% Not enough data
About right 58% Clinton +56
Too pro-business 8% of voters Not enough data
Too anti-business 28% Clinton +64
About right 57% Sanders +29
Realistic 79% of voters Clinton +42
Not realistic 19% Sanders +65
Realistic 52% of voters Sanders +22
Not realistic 41% Clinton +65
The single most important factor 5% of voters Not enough data
One of several important factors 18% Clinton +64
Not an important factor 77% Clinton +5
Important 22% of voters Clinton +67
Not important 77% Clinton +5
Hillary Clinton 68% of voters Clinton +59
Bernie Sanders 26% Sanders +79
Hillary Clinton 56% of voters Clinton +81
Bernie Sanders 41% Sanders +88
Just today 7% of voters Not enough data
In the last few days 8% Not enough data
Sometime last week 6% Not enough data
In the last month 18% Sanders +7
Before that 60% Clinton +21
City over 50,000 42% of voters Clinton +16
Suburbs 23% Clinton +12
Small city and Rural 35% Clinton +11
East 23% of voters Clinton +24
R/D/Triangle 27% Clinton +13
Charlotte Area 14% Clinton +21
Piedmont/Central 21% Clinton +15
West 15% Sanders +8

North Carolina Republican Primary Exit Polls

Jump to DemocratsVOTER CHARACTERISTICS
AND ATTITUDES
Leader
Carson
Cruz
Kasich
No Preference
Rubio
Trump
Male 50% of voters Trump +6
Female 50% Cruz +3
17-29 13% of voters Cruz +13
30-44 20% Cruz +6
45-64 41% Trump +7
65 or over 25% Trump +9
17-44 33% of voters Cruz +9
45+ 67% Trump +8
White 94% of voters Trump +2
Black 2% Not enough data
Hispanic/Latino 1% Not enough data
Asian 1% Not enough data
Other 2% Not enough data
High school or less 14% of voters Trump +13
Some college/assoc. degree 34% Trump +6
College graduate 34% Cruz +4
Postgraduate study 18% Cruz +6
White college graduates 48% of voters Cruz +5
White non-college graduates 46% Trump +10
Non White college graduates 3% Not enough data
Non White non-college graduates 2% Not enough data
Under $30,000 13% of voters Not enough data
$30,000 - $49,999 19% Trump +21
$50,000 - $99,999 36% Cruz +14
$100,000 - $199,999 23% Cruz +3
$200,000 or more 9% Not enough data
Democrat 2% of voters Not enough data
Republican 69% Trump +3
Independent or something else 30% Cruz +1
Very conservative 37% of voters Cruz +21
Somewhat conservative 42% Trump +14
Moderate 19% Trump +12
Liberal 2% Not enough data
Conservative 79% of voters Cruz +2
Moderate or liberal 21% Trump +12
Yes 69% of voters Cruz +5
No 31% Trump +13
White evangelical or white born-again Christian 63% of voters Cruz +3
All others 37% Trump +7
Yes 15% of voters Trump +20
No 85% Cruz +2
Yes 86% of voters Cruz +2
No 14% Trump +32
Immigration 8% of voters Trump +28
Economy/Jobs 39% Trump +9
Terrorism 22% Cruz +9
Government spending 28% Cruz +8
Can win in November 10% of voters Trump +2
Shares my values 39% Cruz +37
Tells it like it is 17% Trump +70
Can bring needed change 32% Trump +28
Creates more U.S. jobs 30% of voters Cruz +5
Takes away U.S. jobs 58% Trump +11
Has no effect on U.S. jobs 7% Not enough data
Very worried 64% of voters Trump +6
Somewhat worried 27% Cruz +1
Not too worried 4% Not enough data
Not at all worried 2% Not enough data
Very or somewhat worried 92% of voters Trump +4
Not too or not at all worried 6% Not enough data
Getting ahead financially 18% of voters Cruz +2
Holding steady financially 59% Tie
Falling behind financially 19% Trump +17
Offered a chance to apply for legal status 54% of voters Cruz +5
Deported to the country they came from 39% Trump +14
Support 67% of voters Trump +11
Oppose 30% Cruz +19
Enthusiastic 1% of voters Not enough data
Satisfied, but not enthusiastic 5% Not enough data
Dissatisfied, but not angry 53% Cruz +13
Angry 40% Trump +20
Enthusiastic or satisfied 6% of voters Not enough data
Dissatisfied or angry 94% Trump +1
Yes 56% of voters Trump +8
No 40% Cruz +2
Have experience in politics 35% of voters Cruz +21
Be from outside the political establishment 57% Trump +36
Not vote for him 18% of voters Trump +45
Probably vote for him 24% Trump +37
Definitely vote for him 55% Cruz +34
Not vote for him 24% of voters Trump +52
Probably vote for him 27% Cruz +3
Definitely vote for him 46% Cruz +23
Not vote for him 23% of voters Cruz +25
Probably vote for him 21% Cruz +31
Definitely vote for him 55% Trump +36
Be satisfied with that choice 57% of voters Trump +41
Seriously consider voting for a third party candidate 39% Cruz +34
Yes 56% of voters Cruz +45
No 40% Trump +43
Yes 49% of voters Cruz +24
No 45% Trump +27
Yes 46% of voters Trump +55
No 49% Cruz +40
Ted Cruz 23% of voters Trump +57
John Kasich 3% Not enough data
Marco Rubio 19% Trump +43
Donald Trump 39% Cruz +36
Ted Cruz 48% of voters Cruz +61
Donald Trump 43% Trump +82
Would not have voted 7% Not enough data
Marco Rubio 37% of voters Cruz +36
Donald Trump 54% Trump +50
Would not have voted 8% Not enough data
Just today 9% of voters Not enough data
In the last few days 13% Cruz +15
Sometime last week 9% Not enough data
In the last month 22% Trump +4
Before that 44% Trump +13
City over 50,000 34% of voters Cruz +9
Suburbs 47% Trump +8
Small city and Rural 19% Trump +8
East 22% of voters Trump +7
R/D/Triangle 16% Cruz +7
Charlotte Area 17% Trump +5
Piedmont/Central 23% Cruz +2
West 22% Trump +8

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