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Tennessee Primary Results

Mar 01: Tennessee Democratic Primary

75 delegates
100% in
Mar 2 2016, 2:23 pm ET
FULL RESULTS

Mar 01: Tennessee Republican Primary

58 delegates
100% in
Mar 2 2016, 2:23 pm ET
FULL RESULTS

Democratic Exit Poll Highlights

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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.

Tennessee Democratic Primary Exit Polls

Jump to RepublicansVOTER CHARACTERISTICS
AND ATTITUDES
Leader
Clinton
Sanders
Uncommitted
Gender Male 42% of voters Clinton +29 64350
Female 58% Clinton +41 70291
Age 18-24 9% of voters Not enough data ---
25-29 6% Not enough data ---
30-39 14% Sanders +1 4950-
40-49 14% Clinton +46 7327-
50-64 35% Clinton +54 76221
65 or over 21% Clinton +64 82180
Age 18-44 36% of voters Sanders +3 48510
45+ 64% Clinton +57 78211
Race White 63% of voters Clinton +15 57420
Black 32% Clinton +79 89101
Hispanic/Latino 2% Not enough data ---
Asian 1% Not enough data ---
Other 2% Not enough data ---
Which best describes your education? High school or less 15% of voters Clinton +54 77231
Some college/assoc. degree 29% Clinton +31 65341
College graduate 30% Clinton +19 59400
Postgraduate study 26% Clinton +39 69300
Education by race White college graduates 40% of voters Clinton +15 57420
White non-college graduates 23% Clinton +7 53461
Non White college graduates 15% Clinton +65 82170
Non White non-college graduates 22% Clinton +73 86131
2015 total family income: Under $30,000 22% of voters Clinton +17 58410
$30,000 - $49,999 22% Clinton +33 66330
$50,000 - $99,999 27% Clinton +23 61381
$100,000 - $199,999 23% Clinton +45 72271
$200,000 or more 5% Not enough data ---
Before today, had you ever voted in a Democratic presidential primary? Yes 85% of voters Clinton +47 73261
No 14% Not enough data ---
No matter how you voted today, do you usually think of yourself as a: Democrat 75% of voters Clinton +48 74260
Republican 2% Not enough data ---
Independent or something else 23% Sanders +9 45541
On most political matters, do you consider yourself: Very liberal 25% of voters Clinton +11 5544-
Somewhat liberal 37% Clinton +37 68310
Moderate 32% Clinton +47 73261
Conservative 7% Not enough data ---
Are you currently married? Yes 57% of voters Clinton +45 72271
No 43% Clinton +22 61390
Gender by marital status Married men 23% of voters Clinton +43 71280
Married women 34% Clinton +46 72261
Non-married men 18% Not enough data ---
Non-married women 25% Clinton +31 65340
How often do you attend religious services? More than once a week 21% of voters Not enough data ---
Once a week 26% Clinton +60 79192
A few times a month 12% Not enough data ---
A few times a year 22% Clinton +9 54450
Never 19% Not enough data ---
How often do you attend religious services? Weekly 46% of voters Clinton +63 81181
Occasionally 34% Clinton +16 58420
Never 19% Not enough data ---
Which ONE of these four issues is the most important facing the country? Health care 26% of voters Clinton +45 72271
Economy/Jobs 33% Clinton +38 69310
Terrorism 10% Clinton +48 73251
Income inequality 28% Clinton +14 57430
Which ONE of these four candidate qualities mattered most in deciding how you voted today? Can win in November 11% of voters Not enough data ---
Cares about people like me 25% Clinton +1 50490
Honest and trustworthy 24% Sanders +27 36631
Has the right experience 37% Clinton +80 90100
Who do you think shares your values? Only Clinton 22% of voters Not enough data ---
Only Sanders 14% Not enough data ---
Both of them 59% Clinton +39 69300
Neither of them 4% Not enough data ---
Who do you think shares your values? Only Clinton or both of them 80% of voters Clinton +56 78220
Only Sanders or neither of them 18% Sanders +62 18800
Who do you think shares your values? Only Sanders or both of them 72% of voters Clinton +16 58420
Only Clinton or neither of them 26% Clinton +84 9171
Who do you think is honest and trustworthy? Only Clinton 17% of voters Not enough data ---
Only Sanders 23% Sanders +79 10890
Both of them 48% Clinton +60 80200
Neither of them 9% Not enough data ---
Who do you think is honest and trustworthy? Only Clinton or both of them 65% of voters Clinton +70 85150
Only Sanders or neither of them 33% Sanders +39 30690
Who do you think is honest and trustworthy? Only Sanders or both of them 72% of voters Clinton +15 57420
Only Clinton or neither of them 26% Clinton +85 9270
Who would you trust to handle an international crisis? Only Clinton 42% of voters Clinton +98 991-
Only Sanders 10% Not enough data ---
Both of them 42% Clinton +14 57430
Neither of them 5% Not enough data ---
Who would you trust to handle an international crisis? Only Clinton or both of them 84% of voters Clinton +56 78220
Only Sanders or neither of them 14% Not enough data ---
Who would you trust to handle an international crisis? Only Sanders or both of them 52% of voters Sanders +6 47530
Only Clinton or neither of them 47% Clinton +85 9271
Who would you trust to handle race relations? Only Clinton 26% of voters Clinton +96 982-
Only Sanders 15% Not enough data ---
Both of them 50% Clinton +32 66340
Neither of them 7% Not enough data ---
Who would you trust to handle race relations? Only Clinton or both of them 77% of voters Clinton +54 77230
Only Sanders or neither of them 22% Sanders +43 27702
Who would you trust to handle race relations? Only Sanders or both of them 65% of voters Clinton +6 53470
Only Clinton or neither of them 33% Clinton +84 9171
In the last few years, have race relations in this country: Gotten better 15% of voters Not enough data ---
Stayed about the same 40% Clinton +36 68320
Gotten worse 45% Clinton +37 68311
Which ONE of these candidates would best handle Supreme Court nominations? Hillary Clinton 68% of voters Clinton +88 9460
Bernie Sanders 28% Sanders +87 693-
Did either of these candidates attack the other unfairly? Only Clinton did 11% of voters Not enough data ---
Only Sanders did 4% Not enough data ---
Both did 15% Not enough data ---
Neither did 64% Clinton +40 70300
Did either of these candidates attack the other unfairly? Only Clinton did or both did 26% of voters Clinton +3 51481
Only Sanders did or neither did 69% Clinton +43 71280
Did either of these candidates attack the other unfairly? Only Sanders did or both did 20% of voters Not enough data ---
Only Clinton did or neither did 75% Clinton +28 64360
Should the next president: Generally continue Barack Obama's policies 58% of voters Clinton +67 83160
Change to more liberal policies 28% Sanders +25 3762-
Change to less liberal policies 10% Not enough data ---
Do you think the U.S. economic system generally: Favors the wealthy 83% of voters Clinton +27 63360
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 Clinton +21 60390
Somewhat worried 37% Clinton +27 63361
Not too worried 18% Not enough data ---
Not at all worried 5% Not enough data ---
How worried are you about the direction of the nation's economy in the next few years? Very or somewhat worried 75% of voters Clinton +24 62380
Not too or not at all worried 23% Clinton +63 8118-
Which best describes your feelings about the way the federal government is working? Enthusiastic 6% of voters Not enough data ---
Satisfied, but not enthusiastic 32% Clinton +53 76230
Dissatisfied, but not angry 45% Clinton +33 66331
Angry 16% Not enough data ---
Which best describes your feelings about the way the federal government is working? Enthusiastic or satisfied 38% of voters Clinton +54 77230
Dissatisfied or angry 61% Clinton +19 59401
Would you like the next president to: Have experience in politics 83% of voters Clinton +46 73270
Be from outside the political establishment 11% Not enough data ---
If Hillary Clinton won the nomination, would you be: Satisfied 79% of voters Clinton +66 83170
Dissatisfied 19% Sanders +75 11862
If Bernie Sanders won the nomination, would you be: Satisfied 64% of voters Clinton +5 52470
Dissatisfied 33% Clinton +94 9621
Do you think Hillary Clinton's positions on the issues are: Too liberal 8% of voters Not enough data ---
Not liberal enough 20% Sanders +52 2476-
About right 69% Clinton +66 83170
Do you think Bernie Sanders' positions on the issues are: Too liberal 29% of voters Clinton +86 9261
Not liberal enough 11% Not enough data ---
About right 52% Sanders +15 42570
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 8% Not enough data ---
Sometime last week 5% Not enough data ---
In the last month 18% Not enough data ---
Before that 60% Clinton +42 71290
Population City over 50,000 55% of voters Clinton +45 72270
Suburbs 24% Clinton +25 62370
Small city and Rural 21% Clinton +23 61380
Region East 29% of voters Clinton +16 58420
Nashville Area 28% Clinton +33 66331
Central 16% Clinton +28 63351
Memphis/West 28% Clinton +64 82180

Tennessee Republican Primary Exit Polls

Jump to DemocratsVOTER CHARACTERISTICS
AND ATTITUDES
Leader
Carson
Cruz
Kasich
Rubio
Trump
Uncommitted
Gender Male 50% of voters Trump +17 526518430
Female 50% Trump +15 823623380
Age 18-24 4% of voters Not enough data ------
25-29 4% Not enough data ------
30-39 9% Trump +9 1219427361
40-49 17% Trump +4 932616360
50-64 36% Trump +15 425523400
65 or over 29% Trump +24 621717450
Age 18-44 25% of voters Trump +10 826324360
45+ 75% Trump +18 624620420
Race White 94% of voters Trump +17 624621410
Black 2% Not enough data ------
Hispanic/Latino 1% Not enough data ------
Asian 0% Not enough data ------
Other 2% Not enough data ------
Which best describes your education? High school or less 19% of voters Trump +29 422415510
Some college/assoc. degree 30% Trump +17 825419420
College graduate 31% Trump +9 527624360
Postgraduate study 20% Trump +9 822925340
Education by race White college graduates 47% of voters Trump +9 526726350
White non-college graduates 47% Trump +22 624417460
Non White college graduates 4% Not enough data ------
Non White non-college graduates 2% Not enough data ------
2015 total family income: Under $30,000 13% of voters Not enough data ------
$30,000 - $49,999 20% Trump +22 624218460
$50,000 - $99,999 34% Trump +15 725621400
$100,000 - $199,999 22% Trump +13 626722390
$200,000 or more 11% Not enough data ------
No matter how you voted today, do you usually think of yourself as a: Democrat 4% of voters Not enough data ------
Republican 63% Trump +12 628420400
Independent or something else 33% Trump +16 721624400
On most political matters, do you consider yourself: Very conservative 41% of voters Cruz +5 739317340
Somewhat conservative 40% Trump +17 616626430
Moderate 16% Trump +25 7121120450
Liberal 2% Not enough data ------
On most political matters, do you consider yourself: Conservative 82% of voters Trump +11 628421390
Moderate or liberal 18% Trump +23 6111121441
Have you ever served in the U.S. military? Yes 19% of voters Trump +9 1030612390
No 81% Trump +18 523523410
Would you describe yourself as a born-again or evangelical Christian? Yes 76% of voters Trump +14 727418410
No 24% Trump +7 3181030370
White evangelical or white born-again Christians White evangelical or white born-again Christian 69% of voters Trump +13 728418410
All others 31% Trump +8 518829370
How much does it matter to you that a candidate shares your religious beliefs? A great deal 45% of voters Cruz +2 93422132-
Somewhat 36% Trump +24 218822460
Not much 11% Not enough data ------
Not at all 8% Not enough data ------
How much does it matter to you that a candidate shares your religious beliefs? A great deal or somewhat 81% of voters Trump +11 627422380
Not much or not at all 19% Trump +31 7121018491
Which ONE of these four issues is the most important facing the country? Immigration 11% of voters Trump +20 430611500
Economy/Jobs 33% Trump +14 618626400
Terrorism 26% Trump +23 720621440
Government spending 28% Cruz +1 834520330
Which ONE of these four candidate qualities mattered most in deciding how you voted today? Can win in November 12% of voters Rubio +26 115253270
Shares my values 37% Cruz +17 1241824120
Tells it like it is 21% Trump +72 3835800
Can bring needed change 28% Trump +31 421616521
How worried are you about the direction of the nation's economy in the next few years? Very worried 71% of voters Trump +14 628418420
Somewhat worried 23% Trump +1 519633341
Not too worried 3% Not enough data ------
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 94% of voters Trump +14 626421400
Not too or not at all worried 6% Not enough data ------
Should most illegal immigrants working in the United States be: Offered a chance to apply for legal status 49% of voters Trump +4 619730340
Deported to the country they came from 45% Trump +20 729310490
How do you feel about temporarily banning Muslims who are not U.S. citizens from entering the U.S.? Support 71% of voters Trump +19 626417450
Oppose 23% Rubio +11 5191037260
Which best describes your feelings about the way the federal government is working? Enthusiastic 1% of voters Not enough data ------
Satisfied, but not enthusiastic 6% Not enough data ------
Dissatisfied, but not angry 45% Trump +12 624724360
Angry 47% Trump +18 628317460
Which best describes your feelings about the way the federal government is working? Enthusiastic or satisfied 7% of voters Not enough data ------
Dissatisfied or angry 92% Trump +15 626520410
Would you like the next president to: Have experience in politics 36% of voters Rubio +9 533104251
Be from outside the political establishment 53% Trump +52 81536670
Would you say you feel betrayed by politicians from the Republican Party? Yes 58% of voters Trump +13 728517410
No 39% Trump +15 618626410
If Ted Cruz won the nomination, would you be: Satisfied 50% of voters Cruz +26 748322190
Dissatisfied 45% Trump +40 51921610
If Marco Rubio won the nomination, would you be: Satisfied 54% of voters Rubio +11 827538180
Dissatisfied 40% Trump +45 42251670
If Donald Trump won the nomination, would you be: Satisfied 53% of voters Trump +62 51127730
Dissatisfied 44% Cruz +1 84093910
Which ONE of these four candidates would best handle the economy? Ted Cruz 20% of voters Cruz +88 593-10-
John Kasich 11% Not enough data ------
Marco Rubio 18% Rubio +72 10018221
Donald Trump 48% Trump +72 4924810
Which ONE of these four candidates would best handle an international crisis? Ted Cruz 28% of voters Cruz +73 881-540
John Kasich 11% Not enough data ------
Marco Rubio 22% Rubio +62 53-76141
Donald Trump 35% Trump +90 2202920
Which ONE of these four candidates would best handle Supreme Court nominations? Ted Cruz 33% of voters Cruz +63 8721990
John Kasich 11% Not enough data ------
Marco Rubio 20% Rubio +66 8307590
Donald Trump 32% Trump +93 21--950
Which ONE of these four candidates do you think ran the most unfair campaign? Ted Cruz 35% of voters Trump +44 510518620
John Kasich 3% Not enough data ------
Marco Rubio 12% Not enough data ------
Donald Trump 37% Cruz +12 641829120
When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential primary? Just today 8% of voters Not enough data ------
In the last few days 14% Cruz +10 44053019-
Sometime last week 9% Not enough data ------
In the last month 22% Trump +10 328623380
Before that 43% Trump +35 82041255-
Population City over 50,000 28% of voters Trump +6 626727330
Suburbs 35% Trump +16 824420400
Small city and Rural 37% Trump +24 523517470
Region East 43% of voters Trump +20 721622420
Nashville Area 21% Trump +11 626623370
Central 21% Trump +22 724316460
Memphis/West 14% Trump +1 432722331

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