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Mar 01: Texas Republican Primary

155 delegates
Image: John Kasich
4%
120,257
Image: Ben Carson
4%
117,780
 Uncommitted
1%
29,515
100% in
Mar 2 2016, 3:49 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.

Texas Democratic Primary Exit Polls

Jump to RepublicansVOTER CHARACTERISTICS
AND ATTITUDES
Leader
Clinton
Sanders
Gender Male 42% of voters Clinton +23 6138
Female 58% Clinton +42 7028
Age 18-24 12% of voters Sanders +26 3662
25-29 8% Sanders +10 4555
30-39 14% Clinton +12 5543
40-49 18% Clinton +36 6832
50-64 30% Clinton +55 7621
65 or over 18% Clinton +75 8712
Age 18-44 42% of voters Clinton +1 5049
45+ 58% Clinton +58 7820
Race White 43% of voters Clinton +16 5741
Black 19% Clinton +68 8315
Hispanic/Latino 32% Clinton +42 7129
Asian 3% Not enough data --
Other 4% Not enough data --
Sex by race White men 19% of voters Tie 4949
White women 24% Clinton +28 6335
Black men 6% Clinton +59 7920
Black women 12% Clinton +73 8613
Latino men 14% Clinton +39 6930
Latino women 17% Clinton +45 7227
All other races 7% Not enough data --
Which best describes your education? High school or less 14% of voters Clinton +54 7622
Some college/assoc. degree 34% Clinton +29 6435
College graduate 33% Clinton +32 6533
Postgraduate study 19% Clinton +32 6634
Education by race White college graduates 26% of voters Clinton +20 5939
White non-college graduates 17% Clinton +7 5346
Non White college graduates 25% Clinton +43 7128
Non White non-college graduates 32% Clinton +51 7524
2015 total family income: Under $30,000 18% of voters Clinton +44 7228
$30,000 - $49,999 20% Clinton +23 6138
$50,000 - $99,999 34% Clinton +31 6433
$100,000 - $199,999 19% Clinton +34 6733
$200,000 or more 8% Clinton +46 7226
Before today, had you ever voted in a Democratic presidential primary? Yes 79% of voters Clinton +49 7425
No 20% Sanders +20 3858
No matter how you voted today, do you usually think of yourself as a: Democrat 71% of voters Clinton +50 7525
Republican 3% Not enough data --
Independent or something else 26% Sanders +6 4652
On most political matters, do you consider yourself: Very liberal 20% of voters Clinton +20 6040
Somewhat liberal 39% Clinton +26 6337
Moderate 34% Clinton +47 7326
Conservative 7% Not enough data --
How often do you attend religious services? More than once a week 15% of voters Clinton +49 7324
Once a week 26% Clinton +61 7918
A few times a month 18% Clinton +41 7029
A few times a year 16% Clinton +34 6733
Never 24% Sanders +9 4554
How often do you attend religious services? Weekly 40% of voters Clinton +56 7721
Occasionally 33% Clinton +38 6931
Never 24% Sanders +9 4554
Which ONE of these four issues is the most important facing the country? Health care 23% of voters Clinton +39 6930
Economy/Jobs 38% Clinton +42 7129
Terrorism 12% Clinton +70 8414
Income inequality 25% Clinton +3 5148
Which ONE of these four candidate qualities mattered most in deciding how you voted today? Can win in November 13% of voters Clinton +65 8217
Cares about people like me 27% Clinton +16 5741
Honest and trustworthy 25% Sanders +18 4159
Has the right experience 32% Clinton +76 8812
Who do you think shares your values? Only Clinton 24% of voters Clinton +94 962
Only Sanders 19% Sanders +94 397
Both of them 52% Clinton +52 7624
Neither of them 4% Not enough data --
Who do you think shares your values? Only Clinton or both of them 76% of voters Clinton +65 8217
Only Sanders or neither of them 23% Sanders +77 1087
Who do you think shares your values? Only Sanders or both of them 71% of voters Clinton +14 5743
Only Clinton or neither of them 28% Clinton +82 897
Who do you think is honest and trustworthy? Only Clinton 20% of voters Clinton +92 953
Only Sanders 28% Sanders +78 1189
Both of them 42% Clinton +76 8812
Neither of them 7% Not enough data --
Who do you think is honest and trustworthy? Only Clinton or both of them 62% of voters Clinton +81 909
Only Sanders or neither of them 34% Sanders +54 2276
Who do you think is honest and trustworthy? Only Sanders or both of them 70% of voters Clinton +14 5743
Only Clinton or neither of them 26% Clinton +79 878
Who would you trust to handle an international crisis? Only Clinton 43% of voters Clinton +90 955
Only Sanders 11% Sanders +92 496
Both of them 40% Clinton +12 5644
Neither of them 5% Not enough data --
Who would you trust to handle an international crisis? Only Clinton or both of them 83% of voters Clinton +52 7624
Only Sanders or neither of them 16% Sanders +59 1776
Who would you trust to handle an international crisis? Only Sanders or both of them 51% of voters Sanders +11 4455
Only Clinton or neither of them 48% Clinton +84 917
Who would you trust to handle race relations? Only Clinton 29% of voters Clinton +98 991
Only Sanders 15% Sanders +76 1288
Both of them 51% Clinton +32 6634
Neither of them 4% Not enough data --
Who would you trust to handle race relations? Only Clinton or both of them 80% of voters Clinton +56 7822
Only Sanders or neither of them 19% Sanders +57 1976
Who would you trust to handle race relations? Only Sanders or both of them 66% of voters Clinton +7 5346
Only Clinton or neither of them 33% Clinton +87 925
In the last few years, have race relations in this country: Gotten better 15% of voters Clinton +40 6929
Stayed about the same 33% Clinton +30 6535
Gotten worse 50% Clinton +36 6731
Which ONE of these candidates would best handle Supreme Court nominations? Hillary Clinton 64% of voters Clinton +91 954
Bernie Sanders 30% Sanders +87 693
Did either of these candidates attack the other unfairly? Only Clinton did 11% of voters Sanders +51 2273
Only Sanders did 5% Not enough data --
Both did 16% Not enough data --
Neither did 61% Clinton +41 7029
Did either of these candidates attack the other unfairly? Only Clinton did or both did 27% of voters Clinton +15 5641
Only Sanders did or neither did 66% Clinton +42 7129
Did either of these candidates attack the other unfairly? Only Sanders did or both did 21% of voters Clinton +61 7918
Only Clinton did or neither did 72% Clinton +27 6336
Should the next president: Generally continue Barack Obama's policies 48% of voters Clinton +60 8020
Change to more liberal policies 27% Sanders +18 4058
Change to less liberal policies 12% Not enough data --
Do you think the U.S. economic system generally: Favors the wealthy 81% of voters Clinton +31 6534
Is fair to most Americans 17% Clinton +53 7522
How worried are you about the direction of the nation's economy in the next few years? Very worried 40% of voters Clinton +45 7227
Somewhat worried 40% Clinton +23 6138
Not too worried 16% Clinton +18 5739
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 80% of voters Clinton +33 6633
Not too or not at all worried 19% Clinton +31 6433
Which best describes your feelings about the way the federal government is working? Enthusiastic 8% of voters Not enough data --
Satisfied, but not enthusiastic 34% Clinton +62 8119
Dissatisfied, but not angry 43% Clinton +17 5740
Angry 13% Sanders +3 4851
Which best describes your feelings about the way the federal government is working? Enthusiastic or satisfied 42% of voters Clinton +64 8218
Dissatisfied or angry 57% Clinton +12 5543
Would you like the next president to: Have experience in politics 82% of voters Clinton +51 7524
Be from outside the political establishment 13% Not enough data --
If Hillary Clinton won the nomination, would you be: Satisfied 82% of voters Clinton +59 7920
Dissatisfied 17% Sanders +73 1184
If Bernie Sanders won the nomination, would you be: Satisfied 67% of voters Clinton +5 5247
Dissatisfied 30% Clinton +94 951
Do you think Hillary Clinton's positions on the issues are: Too liberal 7% of voters Not enough data --
Not liberal enough 20% Sanders +50 2575
About right 70% Clinton +64 8218
Do you think Bernie Sanders' positions on the issues are: Too liberal 26% of voters Clinton +84 917
Not liberal enough 18% Not enough data --
About right 49% Sanders +6 4753
When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential primary? Just today 6% of voters Not enough data --
In the last few days 9% Not enough data --
Sometime last week 7% Not enough data --
In the last month 14% Clinton +25 6035
Before that 62% Clinton +35 6732
Population City over 50,000 58% of voters Clinton +36 6731
Suburbs 33% Clinton +26 6337
Small city and Rural 9% Clinton +52 7422
Region East 8% of voters Clinton +45 7227
Dallas/Ft. Worth 23% Clinton +28 6335
Houston Area 23% Clinton +46 7327
South Central 16% Clinton +12 5644
West 6% Not enough data --
Latino SW 24% Clinton +37 6730

Texas Republican Primary Exit Polls

Jump to DemocratsVOTER CHARACTERISTICS
AND ATTITUDES
Leader
Carson
Cruz
Kasich
Rubio
Trump
Uncommitted
Gender Male 50% of voters Cruz +14 445415311
Female 50% Cruz +16 441521251
Age 18-24 6% of voters Cruz +2 638236132
25-29 4% Trump +2 102532427-
30-39 12% Cruz +9 742116330
40-49 19% Cruz +20 248219280
50-64 33% Cruz +19 345419261
65 or over 26% Cruz +11 341812302
Age 18-44 32% of voters Cruz +15 641222260
45+ 68% Cruz +16 344517281
Race White 82% of voters Cruz +15 344517291
Black 3% Not enough data ------
Hispanic/Latino 10% Cruz +11 437225262
Asian 3% Not enough data ------
Other 2% Not enough data ------
Which best describes your education? High school or less 14% of voters Cruz +17 448112312
Some college/assoc. degree 33% Cruz +15 545215301
College graduate 31% Cruz +13 241421281
Postgraduate study 22% Cruz +17 440923230
Education by race White college graduates 44% of voters Cruz +16 342721260
White non-college graduates 38% Cruz +16 448211322
Non White college graduates 9% Cruz +7 336523290
Non White non-college graduates 9% Cruz +11 936125212
2015 total family income: Under $30,000 7% of voters Not enough data ------
$30,000 - $49,999 15% Trump +6 53261438-
$50,000 - $99,999 37% Cruz +31 356213250
$100,000 - $199,999 29% Cruz +9 241518322
$200,000 or more 12% Rubio +6 33233824-
No matter how you voted today, do you usually think of yourself as a: Democrat 3% of voters Not enough data ------
Republican 70% Cruz +17 446218291
Independent or something else 27% Cruz +14 538919242
On most political matters, do you consider yourself: Very conservative 39% of voters Cruz +34 457311230
Somewhat conservative 43% Cruz +7 337423301
Moderate 17% Trump +8 526924341
Liberal 2% Not enough data ------
On most political matters, do you consider yourself: Conservative 82% of voters Cruz +20 447317271
Moderate or liberal 18% Trump +5 527824321
Would you describe yourself as a born-again or evangelical Christian? Yes 63% of voters Cruz +25 451214261
No 37% Trump +1 331625321
White evangelical or white born-again Christians White evangelical or white born-again Christian 51% of voters Cruz +25 451314261
All others 49% Cruz +6 435623291
How much does it matter to you that a candidate shares your religious beliefs? A great deal 38% of voters Cruz +18 646116281
Somewhat 32% Cruz +24 249517251
Not much 15% Cruz +7 1361023290
Not at all 14% Trump +2 628623301
How much does it matter to you that a candidate shares your religious beliefs? A great deal or somewhat 70% of voters Cruz +20 447316271
Not much or not at all 29% Cruz +2 432823301
Which ONE of these four issues is the most important facing the country? Immigration 10% of voters Cruz +14 6492535-
Economy/Jobs 32% Cruz +12 438624261
Terrorism 25% Cruz +4 238321342
Government spending 30% Cruz +29 550516211
Which ONE of these four candidate qualities mattered most in deciding how you voted today? Can win in November 12% of voters Rubio +6 333239220
Shares my values 41% Cruz +38 458720100
Tells it like it is 16% Trump +58 31612742
Can bring needed change 29% Cruz +13 443416301
How worried are you about the direction of the nation's economy in the next few years? Very worried 64% of voters Cruz +20 450213301
Somewhat worried 28% Rubio +4 6291033181
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 Cruz +18 444419261
Not too or not at all worried 7% Not enough data ------
Should most illegal immigrants working in the United States be: Offered a chance to apply for legal status 47% of voters Cruz +9 338329231
Deported to the country they came from 43% Cruz +13 54748341
How do you feel about building a wall along the entire U.S. border with Mexico? Support 67% of voters Cruz +10 446310360
Oppose 26% Rubio +3 6331036102
How do you feel about temporarily banning Muslims who are not U.S. citizens from entering the U.S.? Support 67% of voters Cruz +8 34539371
Oppose 24% Rubio +6 534340122
Which best describes your feelings about the way the federal government is working? Enthusiastic 1% of voters Not enough data ------
Satisfied, but not enthusiastic 7% Not enough data ------
Dissatisfied, but not angry 43% Cruz +14 539523251
Angry 48% Cruz +15 348310332
Which best describes your feelings about the way the federal government is working? Enthusiastic or satisfied 8% of voters Not enough data ------
Dissatisfied or angry 91% Cruz +15 444416291
Would you like the next president to: Have experience in politics 44% of voters Cruz +16 34883251
Be from outside the political establishment 43% Trump +26 63025561
If Ted Cruz won the nomination, would you be: Satisfied 68% of voters Cruz +44 362212181
Dissatisfied 27% Trump +23 22931541
If Marco Rubio won the nomination, would you be: Satisfied 59% of voters Cruz +18 348330141
Dissatisfied 38% Trump +13 23752501
If Donald Trump won the nomination, would you be: Satisfied 43% of voters Trump +38 32515632
Dissatisfied 54% Cruz +28 35762921
Which ONE of these four candidates would best handle the economy? Ted Cruz 34% of voters Cruz +91 394-201
John Kasich 10% Kasich +13 322402750
Marco Rubio 13% Rubio +89 220923-
Donald Trump 38% Trump +52 41706691
Which ONE of these four candidates would best handle an international crisis? Ted Cruz 41% of voters Cruz +84 389-350
John Kasich 8% Not enough data ------
Marco Rubio 19% Rubio +67 21017761
Donald Trump 26% Trump +79 4503841
Which ONE of these four candidates would best handle Supreme Court nominations? Ted Cruz 50% of voters Cruz +69 47904100
John Kasich 9% Not enough data ------
Marco Rubio 16% Rubio +72 390816-
Donald Trump 18% Trump +92 0301950
Which ONE of these four candidates do you think ran the most unfair campaign? Ted Cruz 22% of voters Trump +31 321615521
John Kasich 3% Not enough data ------
Marco Rubio 15% Trump +23 92719501
Donald Trump 47% Cruz +33 36032761
When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential primary? Just today 7% of voters Cruz +21 446718250
In the last few days 10% Cruz +21 44632520-
Sometime last week 11% Not enough data ------
In the last month 26% Cruz +26 248819220
Before that 45% Cruz +13 545113321
Population City over 50,000 36% of voters Cruz +11 439422281
Suburbs 41% Cruz +21 447516261
Small city and Rural 23% Cruz +12 542316301
Region East 20% of voters Cruz +22 251213291
Dallas/Ft. Worth 21% Cruz +1 333822321
Houston Area 18% Cruz +26 54832022-
South Central 14% Cruz +14 540918261
West 17% Cruz +19 647215280
Latino SW 9% Cruz +7 236225294

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