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Virginia Primary Results

Mar 01: Virginia Republican Primary

Image: Donald Trump
35%
(Projected Winner)
355,960
Image: Marco Rubio
32%
327,042
Image: Ted Cruz
17%
173,193
99% in
Mar 2 2016, 2:23 pm ET
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Democratic Exit Poll Highlights

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Profile of Voters for Each Candidate
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Virginia Democratic Primary Exit Polls

VOTER CHARACTERISTICS AND ATTITUDES Leader
Clinton
Sanders
Gender Male 43% of voters Clinton +15 5742
Female 57% Clinton +40 7030
Age 17-29 16% of voters Sanders +39 3069
30-44 25% Clinton +14 5743
45-64 37% Clinton +44 7228
65 or over 22% Clinton +70 8515
Age 17-44 41% of voters Sanders +7 4653
45+ 59% Clinton +54 7723
Race White 63% of voters Clinton +15 5742
Black 26% Clinton +68 8416
Hispanic/Latino 7% Not enough data --
Asian 2% Not enough data --
Other 3% Not enough data --
Sex by race White men 28% of voters Sanders +2 4850
White women 35% Clinton +28 6436
Black men 10% Clinton +62 8119
Black women 16% Clinton +70 8515
Latino men 3% Not enough data --
Latino women 4% Not enough data --
All other races 4% Not enough data --
Which best describes your education? High school or less 11% of voters Clinton +34 6733
Some college/assoc. degree 25% Clinton +24 6137
College graduate 29% Clinton +14 5743
Postgraduate study 35% Clinton +39 6930
Education by race White college graduates 46% of voters Clinton +18 5941
White non-college graduates 18% Clinton +5 5146
Non White college graduates 18% Clinton +52 7624
Non White non-college graduates 17% Clinton +50 7525
2015 total family income: Under $30,000 12% of voters Clinton +14 5743
$30,000 - $49,999 16% Clinton +24 6238
$50,000 - $99,999 30% Clinton +23 6138
$100,000 - $199,999 28% Clinton +38 6931
$200,000 or more 13% Clinton +34 6733
Before today, had you ever voted in a Democratic presidential primary? Yes 77% of voters Clinton +40 7030
No 23% Sanders +8 4553
No matter how you voted today, do you usually think of yourself as a: Democrat 76% of voters Clinton +42 7129
Republican 3% Not enough data --
Independent or something else 22% Sanders +16 4258
On most political matters, do you consider yourself: Very liberal 29% of voters Clinton +16 5842
Somewhat liberal 39% Clinton +22 6139
Moderate 29% Clinton +39 6930
Conservative 3% Not enough data --
How often do you attend religious services? More than once a week 12% of voters Not enough data --
Once a week 21% Clinton +38 6931
A few times a month 12% Not enough data --
A few times a year 26% Clinton +24 6238
Never 28% Clinton +8 5446
How often do you attend religious services? Weekly 33% of voters Clinton +48 7426
Occasionally 38% Clinton +27 6336
Never 28% Clinton +8 5446
Which ONE of these four issues is the most important facing the country? Health care 18% of voters Clinton +46 7327
Economy/Jobs 40% Clinton +35 6732
Terrorism 9% Clinton +60 8020
Income inequality 31% Sanders +3 4851
Which ONE of these four candidate qualities mattered most in deciding how you voted today? Can win in November 16% of voters Clinton +72 8614
Cares about people like me 23% Sanders +12 4456
Honest and trustworthy 24% Sanders +57 2178
Has the right experience 36% Clinton +90 955
Who do you think shares your values? Only Clinton 19% of voters Clinton +100 1000
Only Sanders 18% Sanders +96 298
Both of them 57% Clinton +41 7029
Neither of them 4% Not enough data --
Who do you think shares your values? Only Clinton or both of them 76% of voters Clinton +56 7822
Only Sanders or neither of them 22% Sanders +73 1386
Who do you think shares your values? Only Sanders or both of them 75% of voters Clinton +8 5446
Only Clinton or neither of them 23% Clinton +87 936
Who do you think is honest and trustworthy? Only Clinton 13% of voters Not enough data --
Only Sanders 31% Sanders +80 1090
Both of them 47% Clinton +73 8613
Neither of them 6% Not enough data --
Who do you think is honest and trustworthy? Only Clinton or both of them 59% of voters Clinton +79 8910
Only Sanders or neither of them 37% Sanders +58 2179
Who do you think is honest and trustworthy? Only Sanders or both of them 77% of voters Clinton +13 5643
Only Clinton or neither of them 19% Clinton +82 919
Who would you trust to handle an international crisis? Only Clinton 45% of voters Clinton +96 982
Only Sanders 10% Not enough data --
Both of them 41% Sanders +16 4258
Neither of them 3% Not enough data --
Who would you trust to handle an international crisis? Only Clinton or both of them 86% of voters Clinton +42 7129
Only Sanders or neither of them 13% Sanders +68 1482
Who would you trust to handle an international crisis? Only Sanders or both of them 50% of voters Sanders +29 3564
Only Clinton or neither of them 48% Clinton +90 955
Who would you trust to handle race relations? Only Clinton 25% of voters Clinton +96 982
Only Sanders 16% Sanders +82 991
Both of them 55% Clinton +30 6535
Neither of them 3% Not enough data --
Who would you trust to handle race relations? Only Clinton or both of them 80% of voters Clinton +50 7525
Only Sanders or neither of them 19% Sanders +73 1285
Who would you trust to handle race relations? Only Sanders or both of them 71% of voters Clinton +4 5248
Only Clinton or neither of them 28% Clinton +86 926
In the last few years, have race relations in this country: Gotten better 13% of voters Not enough data --
Stayed about the same 37% Clinton +28 6436
Gotten worse 48% Clinton +31 6534
Which ONE of these candidates would best handle Supreme Court nominations? Hillary Clinton 67% of voters Clinton +83 918
Bernie Sanders 29% Sanders +90 595
Did either of these candidates attack the other unfairly? Only Clinton did 14% of voters Sanders +66 1783
Only Sanders did 4% Not enough data --
Both did 15% Clinton +40 7030
Neither did 62% Clinton +41 7029
Did either of these candidates attack the other unfairly? Only Clinton did or both did 29% of voters Sanders +10 4555
Only Sanders did or neither did 66% Clinton +43 7128
Did either of these candidates attack the other unfairly? Only Sanders did or both did 19% of voters Clinton +46 7327
Only Clinton did or neither did 76% Clinton +22 6139
Should the next president: Generally continue Barack Obama's policies 60% of voters Clinton +63 8118
Change to more liberal policies 30% Sanders +28 3664
Change to less liberal policies 7% Not enough data --
Do you think the U.S. economic system generally: Favors the wealthy 85% of voters Clinton +25 6237
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 +14 5743
Somewhat worried 42% Clinton +27 6336
Not too worried 17% Clinton +57 7821
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 Clinton +21 6039
Not too or not at all worried 20% Clinton +55 7722
Which best describes your feelings about the way the federal government is working? Enthusiastic 7% of voters Not enough data --
Satisfied, but not enthusiastic 31% Clinton +30 6535
Dissatisfied, but not angry 47% Clinton +31 6534
Angry 14% Sanders +18 4159
Which best describes your feelings about the way the federal government is working? Enthusiastic or satisfied 38% of voters Clinton +38 6931
Dissatisfied or angry 61% Clinton +19 5940
Would you like the next president to: Have experience in politics 84% of voters Clinton +42 7129
Be from outside the political establishment 13% Not enough data --
If Hillary Clinton won the nomination, would you be: Satisfied 80% of voters Clinton +56 7822
Dissatisfied 19% Sanders +86 692
If Bernie Sanders won the nomination, would you be: Satisfied 65% of voters Sanders +7 4653
Dissatisfied 31% Clinton +96 982
Do you think Hillary Clinton's positions on the issues are: Too liberal 5% of voters Not enough data --
Not liberal enough 26% Sanders +50 2575
About right 66% Clinton +64 8218
Do you think Bernie Sanders' positions on the issues are: Too liberal 32% of voters Clinton +82 919
Not liberal enough 10% Not enough data --
About right 54% Sanders +17 4158
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 7% Not enough data --
Sometime last week 5% Not enough data --
In the last month 17% Clinton +24 6238
Before that 63% Clinton +34 6733
Population City over 50,000 22% of voters Clinton +36 6832
Suburbs 53% Clinton +24 6238
Small city and Rural 25% Clinton +35 6732
Region D.C. Suburbs 26% of voters Clinton +30 6535
North VA Exurbs 16% Clinton +20 6040
Central/West 13% Clinton +11 5443
Richmond/East 26% Clinton +32 6634
Tidewater 19% Clinton +44 7228

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