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Democratic Exit Poll Highlights

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Winners and Losers Within Groups
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New Hampshire Republican Primary Exit Polls

Jump to DemocratsVOTER CHARACTERISTICS
AND ATTITUDES
Leader
Bush
Carson
Christie
Cruz
Fiorina
Huckabee
Kasich
Paul
Rubio
Santorum
Trump
Gender Male 52% of voters Trump +22 828124-1619038
Female 48% Trump +17 1437114016012-33
Race White 96% of voters Trump +20 1128124016110036
Black 1% Not enough data -----------
Hispanic/Latino 1% Not enough data -----------
Asian 1% Not enough data -----------
Other 1% Not enough data -----------
Age 18-24 9% of voters Trump +22 815152-13315-37
25-29 6% Not enough data -----------
30-39 10% Trump +16 627126-14118034
40-49 18% Trump +24 1018115-14012-38
50-64 38% Trump +18 113811301818036
65 or over 19% Trump +12 152895-19-11031
Age 18-44 32% of voters Trump +22 926144-12115037
45+ 68% Trump +17 122811401809035
Education High school or less 16% of voters Trump +34 1117133-808-47
Some college/assoc. degree 31% Trump +25 847123014111-39
College graduate 34% Trump +15 1118125-18011033
Postgraduate study 19% Trump +3 1531093-22113-25
Education: High School More than high school graduate 84% of voters Trump +16 1128114017111033
High school graduate or less 16% Trump +34 1117133-808-47
Education by race White college graduates 51% of voters Trump +10 1228115-20111030
White non-college graduates 45% Trump +29 937133012010-42
Non White college graduates 2% Not enough data -----------
Non White non-college graduates 2% Not enough data -----------
2015 total family income: Under $30,000 10% of voters Trump +23 1643146-719-39
$30,000 - $49,999 16% Trump +27 927124-1319040
$50,000 - $99,999 33% Trump +21 1136124016110-37
$100,000 - $199,999 31% Trump +13 1129103-19013-32
$200,000 or more 10% Trump +12 13-1093-20-12-32
Before today, had you ever voted in a Republican presidential primary? Yes 83% of voters Trump +20 1128125015111035
No 15% Trump +20 827123-18010038
No matter how you voted today, do you usually think of yourself as a: Democrat 3% of voters Not enough data -----------
Republican 55% Trump +23 1038124013012036
Independent or something else 42% Trump +18 1127114-1819036
On most political matters, do you consider yourself: Very conservative 26% of voters Trump +13 94423506013-36
Somewhat conservative 45% Trump +24 1121094-14111038
Moderate 27% Trump +5 141844-2718032
Liberal 2% Not enough data -----------
On most political matters, do you consider yourself: Conservative 71% of voters Trump +23 1038144011112037
Moderate or liberal 29% Trump +4 141844-2818032
Are you currently married? Yes 67% of voters Trump +15 1139124018-10033
No 33% Trump +25 1125114-12113038
Gender by marital status Married men 33% of voters Trump +16 8211123-19-11035
Married women 34% Trump +15 1347135017-9-32
Non-married men 19% Trump +25 1316104-11211038
Non-married women 15% Not enough data -----------
Does anyone in your household own a gun? Yes 57% of voters Trump +27 1037125-1318-40
No 43% Trump +7 131992-21015-28
Would you describe yourself as a born-again or evangelical Christian? Yes 25% of voters Trump +4 1064234011113027
No 75% Trump +20 111984-18110038
White evangelical or white born-again Christians White evangelical or white born-again Christian 23% of voters Trump +4 1154244011113-28
All others 77% Trump +20 111984-18110038
Which ONE of these four issues is the most important facing the country? Immigration 15% of voters Trump +32 623212-5-8-53
Economy/Jobs 33% Trump +8 122764-24112032
Terrorism 24% Trump +14 14411123-15-13-29
Government spending 26% Trump +19 102813601518034
Which ONE of these four candidate qualities mattered most in deciding how you voted today? Can win in November 12% of voters Trump +4 91660-16-29-33
Shares my values 34% Cruz +1 1644215020113013
Tells it like it is 24% Trump +54 221232-7-4-66
Can bring needed change 28% Trump +17 1318105-20-5037
Which was more important in your vote for president today? My candidate's positions on the issues 58% of voters Trump +22 835164013012038
My candidate's leadership/personal qualities 39% Trump +12 1411264-20110032
Which best describes your vote today? I strongly favor my candidate 64% of voters Trump +24 1037145-1119-38
I like my candidate but with reservations 30% Trump +10 711073-24-15-34
I dislike the other candidates 6% Not enough data -----------
Which best describes your family's financial situation? Getting ahead financially 19% of voters Trump +9 12111133-20-11-29
Holding steady financially 61% Trump +19 1026123-17112-36
Falling behind financially 18% Trump +27 13410105-817-40
Do you expect life for the next generation of Americans to be: Better than life today 43% of voters Trump +30 101692-15011045
Worse than life today 33% Trump +14 958175-13111-31
About the same 22% Tie 1928105-22111-22
How worried are you about the direction of the nation's economy in the next few years? Very worried 72% of voters Trump +26 1028135-1219-39
Somewhat worried 22% Kasich +2 143863-27015-25
Not too worried 5% Not enough data -----------
Not at all worried 1% 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 +21 1128114-15111-36
Not too or not at all worried 6% Not enough data -----------
How worried are you that there will be another major terrorist attack in the U.S.? Very worried 58% of voters Trump +26 928145-10012-40
Somewhat worried 32% Trump +7 1321085-2309-30
Not too worried 8% Not enough data -----------
Not at all worried 1% Not enough data -----------
How worried are you that there will be another major terrorist attack in the United States? Very/Somewhat worried 90% of voters Trump +21 1028125-15011-36
Not too/Not at all worried 9% Not enough data -----------
Should most illegal immigrants working in the United States be: Offered a chance to apply for legal status 56% of voters Trump +1 133975-23113024
Deported to the country they came from 41% Trump +32 72519206-8-51
How do you feel about temporarily banning Muslims who are not U.S. citizens from entering the U.S.? Support 65% of voters Trump +31 835144011-9-45
Oppose 32% Kasich +9 1711383-26113016
Which best describes your feelings about the way the federal government is working? Enthusiastic 2% of voters Not enough data -----------
Satisfied, but not enthusiastic 8% Not enough data -----------
Dissatisfied, but not angry 50% Trump +10 1329104-21-9-31
Angry 39% Trump +29 835155-9110-44
Which best describes your feelings about the way the federal government is working? Enthusiastic or satisfied 10% of voters Not enough data -----------
Dissatisfied or angry 88% Trump +21 1137124-1619-37
Would you say you feel betrayed by politicians from the Republican Party? Yes 47% of voters Trump +22 838154-1518-37
No 51% Trump +19 132894-16014-35
Would you like the next president to: Have experience in politics 44% of voters Kasich +6 21111142-27217-6
Be from outside the political establishment 50% Trump +52 434106-605062
If Ted Cruz won the nomination, would you be: Satisfied 38% of voters Trump +2 835303-6113-32
Dissatisfied 59% Trump +14 14210-4-2309-37
If Marco Rubio won the nomination, would you be: Satisfied 41% of voters Trump +3 717163-11125-28
Dissatisfied 57% Trump +20 153884-2101-41
If Donald Trump won the nomination, would you be: Satisfied 51% of voters Trump +57 42493-516-66
Dissatisfied 46% Kasich +9 20310145-29017-2
Which ONE of these six candidates would best handle the economy? Jeb Bush 11% of voters Not enough data -----------
Chris Christie 8% Not enough data -----------
Ted Cruz 10% Not enough data -----------
John Kasich 18% Kasich +64 511-3-74-10-3
Marco Rubio 7% Not enough data -----------
Donald Trump 41% Trump +76 21243-314-80
Which ONE of these six candidates would best handle an international crisis? Jeb Bush 17% of voters Not enough data -----------
Chris Christie 12% Not enough data -----------
Ted Cruz 13% Not enough data -----------
John Kasich 12% Not enough data -----------
Marco Rubio 11% Not enough data -----------
Donald Trump 30% Trump +87 21-13-21--90
In your vote in today's presidential primary, how would you rate the importance of recent debates? The most important factor 11% of voters Not enough data -----------
One of several important factors 56% Trump +12 11211124018010030
A minor factor 22% Trump +15 1034136-17-14-32
Not a factor at all 8% Not enough data -----------
In your vote in today's presidential primary, how would you rate the importance of recent debates? Important 67% of voters Trump +17 1229114016010033
Not important 30% Trump +23 924135-15112038
In your vote in today's presidential primary, how would you rate the importance of recent debates? A factor 89% of voters Trump +17 1228124016011033
Not a factor 8% Not enough data -----------
Before voting today, were you: Registered as Undeclared/Independent 36% of voters Trump +20 111784-19111039
Registered as a Republican 60% Trump +18 1238134-15011-33
Not registered 5% Not enough data -----------
When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential primary? Just today 23% of voters Trump +6 12211135-19011025
In the last few days 24% Kasich +2 1329125-24-12-22
Sometime last week 6% Not enough data -----------
In the last month 17% Trump +16 1414162-16114-32
Before that 29% Trump +49 735930716058
Time of Decision This month 70% of voters Trump +6 1328134-20013026
Earlier than that 29% Trump +49 735930716058
Population City over 50,000 10% of voters Trump +24 1229123-1319037
Suburbs 54% Trump +23 1128114014011037
Small city and Rural 37% Trump +14 1126124-19111033
Region Seacoast 15% of voters Trump +15 1227124017012032
Manchr/Nash Corr 18% Trump +17 1229104-16111033
Cap Reg/Conn Val 18% Trump +12 1227124-20010-32
South 30% Trump +27 1028124-13110-40
North 19% Trump +19 1136124-17110036

New Hampshire Democratic Primary Exit Polls

Jump to RepublicansVOTER CHARACTERISTICS
AND ATTITUDES
Leader
Clinton
O'Malley
Sanders
Gender Male 45% of voters Sanders +35 32067
Female 55% Sanders +11 44055
Race White 93% of voters Sanders +24 37061
Black 2% Not enough data ---
Hispanic/Latino 1% Not enough data ---
Asian 2% Not enough data ---
Other 2% Not enough data ---
Age 18-24 12% of voters Sanders +65 17182
25-29 7% Sanders +71 14-85
30-39 14% Sanders +45 27072
40-49 17% Sanders +22 38060
50-64 33% Sanders +3 48051
65 or over 18% Clinton +9 54045
Age 18-44 41% of voters Sanders +49 25074
45+ 59% Sanders +3 48051
Education High school or less 12% of voters Sanders +30 34064
Some college/assoc. degree 28% Sanders +39 30169
College graduate 32% Sanders +22 38060
Postgraduate study 28% Sanders +3 48051
Education: High School More than high school graduate 88% of voters Sanders +21 39060
High school graduate or less 12% Sanders +30 34064
Education by race White college graduates 57% of voters Sanders +15 42057
White non-college graduates 37% Sanders +38 30068
Non White college graduates 4% Not enough data ---
Non White non-college graduates 3% Not enough data ---
2015 total family income: Under $30,000 14% of voters Sanders +48 24072
$30,000 - $49,999 18% Sanders +21 39060
$50,000 - $99,999 33% Sanders +29 35064
$100,000 - $199,999 27% Sanders +11 44055
$200,000 or more 8% Clinton +7 53046
Before today, had you ever voted in a Democratic presidential primary? Yes 83% of voters Sanders +16 41057
No 16% Sanders +57 21178
No matter how you voted today, do you usually think of yourself as a: Democrat 58% of voters Sanders +4 48052
Republican 2% Not enough data ---
Independent or something else 40% Sanders +48 25073
On most political matters, do you consider yourself: Very liberal 26% of voters Sanders +34 33067
Somewhat liberal 42% Sanders +14 43057
Moderate 27% Sanders +20 39059
Conservative 4% Not enough data ---
Are you currently married? Yes 58% of voters Sanders +12 44056
No 42% Sanders +36 31167
Gender by marital status Married men 26% of voters Sanders +13 43056
Married women 31% Sanders +12 44-56
Non-married men 19% Sanders +49 25-74
Non-married women 24% Sanders +27 35162
Does anyone in your household own a gun? Yes 30% of voters Sanders +40 29069
No 70% Sanders +14 43157
Which ONE of these four issues is the most important facing the country? Health care 23% of voters Sanders +9 45054
Economy/Jobs 33% Sanders +20 39159
Terrorism 9% Sanders +4 46-50
Income inequality 32% Sanders +42 29071
Which ONE of these four candidate qualities mattered most in deciding how you voted today? Can win in November 12% of voters Clinton +59 79020
Cares about people like me 27% Sanders +65 17082
Honest and trustworthy 34% Sanders +86 6092
Has the right experience 26% Clinton +69 84-15
Which was more important in your vote for president today? My candidate's positions on the issues 71% of voters Sanders +35 32067
My candidate's leadership/personal qualities 26% Clinton +9 54-45
Who do you think shares your values? Only Clinton 11% of voters Not enough data ---
Only Sanders 33% Sanders +96 2198
Both of them 50% Clinton +4 52048
Neither of them 4% Not enough data ---
Who do you think shares your values? Only Clinton or both of them 62% of voters Clinton +20 60040
Only Sanders or neither of them 37% Sanders +92 2194
Who do you think shares your values? Only Sanders or both of them 84% of voters Sanders +36 32068
Only Clinton or neither of them 15% Not enough data ---
Who do you think is honest and trustworthy? Only Clinton 7% of voters Not enough data ---
Only Sanders 50% Sanders +93 3-96
Both of them 39% Clinton +45 72027
Neither of them 3% Not enough data ---
Who do you think is honest and trustworthy? Only Clinton or both of them 45% of voters Clinton +52 76024
Only Sanders or neither of them 53% Sanders +86 6092
Who do you think is honest and trustworthy? Only Sanders or both of them 89% of voters Sanders +33 33066
Only Clinton or neither of them 9% Not enough data ---
Who would you trust to handle health care? Only Clinton 16% of voters Clinton +97 9811
Only Sanders 29% Sanders +99 0-99
Both of them 49% Sanders +15 42057
Neither of them 5% Not enough data ---
Who would you trust to handle the economy? Only Clinton 22% of voters Clinton +93 9603
Only Sanders 37% Sanders +97 1-98
Both of them 37% Sanders +17 41058
Neither of them 3% Not enough data ---
Who would you trust to handle the economy? Only Clinton or both of them 59% of voters Clinton +24 62038
Only Sanders or neither of them 40% Sanders +93 2095
Who would you trust to handle the economy? Only Sanders or both of them 74% of voters Sanders +57 21078
Only Clinton or neither of them 25% Clinton +79 8819
Who would you trust to handle an international crisis? Only Clinton 28% of voters Clinton +85 9217
Only Sanders 19% Sanders +100 0-100
Both of them 48% Sanders +50 24074
Neither of them 4% Not enough data ---
Who would you trust to handle an international crisis? Only Clinton or both of them 76% of voters Sanders +1 49050
Only Sanders or neither of them 23% Sanders +91 3-94
Who would you trust to handle an international crisis? Only Sanders or both of them 67% of voters Sanders +63 18081
Only Clinton or neither of them 32% Clinton +66 82016
Who would you trust to deal with income inequality? Only Clinton 12% of voters Not enough data ---
Only Sanders 47% Sanders +90 5-95
Both of them 37% Clinton +26 62136
Neither of them 3% Not enough data ---
Who would you trust to deal with income inequality? Only Clinton or both of them 49% of voters Clinton +41 70129
Only Sanders or neither of them 50% Sanders +85 7-92
Who would you trust to deal with income inequality? Only Sanders or both of them 84% of voters Sanders +39 30069
Only Clinton or neither of them 15% Not enough data ---
Who would you trust to handle gun policy? Only Clinton 18% of voters Clinton +82 9109
Only Sanders 23% Sanders +90 5095
Both of them 47% Sanders +22 39061
Neither of them 10% Not enough data ---
Who would you trust to handle gun policy? Only Clinton or both of them 65% of voters Clinton +7 53046
Only Sanders or neither of them 33% Sanders +80 8188
Who would you trust to handle gun policy? Only Sanders or both of them 69% of voters Sanders +44 28072
Only Clinton or neither of them 28% Clinton +33 65132
Should the next president: Generally continue Barack Obama's policies 40% of voters Clinton +26 63037
Change to more liberal policies 42% Sanders +65 17-82
Change to less liberal policies 13% Not enough data ---
Which best describes your family's financial situation? Getting ahead financially 15% of voters Sanders +6 47-53
Holding steady financially 66% Sanders +21 39060
Falling behind financially 18% Sanders +42 28170
Do you think the U.S. economic system generally: Favors the wealthy 90% of voters Sanders +27 36063
Is fair to most Americans 9% Not enough data ---
Do you expect life for the next generation of Americans to be: Better than life today 25% of voters Sanders +24 37161
Worse than life today 39% Sanders +41 29-70
About the same 35% Tie 49149
How worried are you about the direction of the nation's economy in the next few years? Very worried 29% of voters Sanders +50 24074
Somewhat worried 50% Sanders +20 39159
Not too worried 18% Clinton +18 59-41
Not at all worried 3% Not enough data ---
How worried are you about the direction of the nation's economy in the next few years? Very or somewhat worried 79% of voters Sanders +31 34065
Not too or not at all worried 20% Clinton +12 56-44
How worried are you that there will be another major terrorist attack in the U.S.? Very worried 22% of voters Sanders +22 39-61
Somewhat worried 47% Sanders +9 45054
Not too worried 26% Sanders +39 30169
Not at all worried 4% Not enough data ---
How worried are you that there will be another major terrorist attack in the United States? Very/Somewhat worried 69% of voters Sanders +13 43056
Not too/Not at all worried 30% Sanders +43 28171
How do you feel about replacing the current health care system with a single taxpayer-funded plan for all Americans? Support 63% of voters Sanders +42 29171
Oppose 32% Clinton +18 58040
Should income tax rates: Increase for all 10% of voters Not enough data ---
Increase only on income over $250,000 78% Sanders +18 41059
Not increase for anyone 10% Not enough data ---
Which best describes your feelings about the way the federal government is working? Enthusiastic 8% of voters Not enough data ---
Satisfied, but not enthusiastic 31% Clinton +12 56044
Dissatisfied, but not angry 49% Sanders +35 32067
Angry 12% Not enough data ---
Which best describes your feelings about the way the federal government is working? Enthusiastic or satisfied 38% of voters Clinton +10 55045
Dissatisfied or angry 61% Sanders +42 28070
Would you say you feel betrayed by politicians from the Democratic Party? Yes 15% of voters Sanders +73 11-84
No 83% Sanders +12 44056
Would you like the next president to: Have experience in politics 70% of voters Tie 50050
Be from outside the political establishment 26% Sanders +80 8088
If Hillary Clinton won the nomination, would you be: Satisfied 62% of voters Clinton +22 61039
Dissatisfied 37% Sanders +96 -197
If Bernie Sanders won the nomination, would you be: Satisfied 79% of voters Sanders +51 24075
Dissatisfied 20% Clinton +93 9502
Do you think Hillary Clinton's positions on the issues are: Too liberal 9% of voters Not enough data ---
Not liberal enough 32% Sanders +79 10189
About right 54% Clinton +23 61038
Do you think Bernie Sanders' positions on the issues are: Too liberal 27% of voters Clinton +73 85-12
Not liberal enough 4% Not enough data ---
About right 67% Sanders +63 18181
In your vote in today's presidential primary, how would you rate the importance of recent debates? The most important factor 8% of voters Not enough data ---
One of several important factors 42% Sanders +23 38-61
A minor factor 33% Sanders +23 38-61
Not a factor at all 14% Sanders +11 43254
In your vote in today's presidential primary, how would you rate the importance of recent debates? A factor 83% of voters Sanders +24 37-61
Not a factor 14% Sanders +11 43254
In your vote in today's presidential primary, how would you rate the importance of recent debates? Important 50% of voters Sanders +25 37-62
Not important 48% Sanders +19 40059
Before voting today, were you: Registered as Undeclared/Independent 40% of voters Sanders +45 27072
Registered as a Democrat 54% Sanders +1 49050
Not registered 6% Not enough data ---
Did anyone personally contact you about coming out to vote for your candidate? Yes 55% of voters Sanders +11 44055
No 44% Sanders +36 31067
When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential primary? Just today 13% of voters Clinton +5 49-44
In the last few days 12% Not enough data ---
Sometime last week 6% Not enough data ---
In the last month 16% Sanders +42 29071
Before that 53% Sanders +24 38062
Time of Decision This month 47% of voters Sanders +21 38059
Earlier than that 53% Sanders +24 38062
Population City over 50,000 12% of voters Sanders +17 40157
Suburbs 46% Sanders +16 41057
Small city and Rural 42% Sanders +31 34065
Region Seacoast 18% of voters Sanders +18 41059
Manchr/Nash Corr 18% Sanders +10 44054
Cap Reg/Conn Val 26% Sanders +29 35064
South 22% Sanders +20 39059
North 17% Sanders +32 33165

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