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Virginia Primary 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.

Virginia Democratic Primary Exit Polls

Jump to RepublicansVOTER CHARACTERISTICS
AND ATTITUDES
Leader
Clinton
Sanders
Male 43% of voters Clinton +15
Female 57% Clinton +40
17-29 16% of voters Sanders +39
30-44 25% Clinton +14
45-64 37% Clinton +44
65 or over 22% Clinton +70
17-44 41% of voters Sanders +7
45+ 59% Clinton +54
White 63% of voters Clinton +15
Black 26% Clinton +68
Hispanic/Latino 7% Not enough data
Asian 2% Not enough data
Other 3% Not enough data
White men 28% of voters Sanders +2
White women 35% Clinton +28
Black men 10% Clinton +62
Black women 16% Clinton +70
Latino men 3% Not enough data
Latino women 4% Not enough data
All other races 4% Not enough data
High school or less 11% of voters Clinton +34
Some college/assoc. degree 25% Clinton +24
College graduate 29% Clinton +14
Postgraduate study 35% Clinton +39
White college graduates 46% of voters Clinton +18
White non-college graduates 18% Clinton +5
Non White college graduates 18% Clinton +52
Non White non-college graduates 17% Clinton +50
Under $30,000 12% of voters Clinton +14
$30,000 - $49,999 16% Clinton +24
$50,000 - $99,999 30% Clinton +23
$100,000 - $199,999 28% Clinton +38
$200,000 or more 13% Clinton +34
Yes 77% of voters Clinton +40
No 23% Sanders +8
Democrat 76% of voters Clinton +42
Republican 3% Not enough data
Independent or something else 22% Sanders +16
Very liberal 29% of voters Clinton +16
Somewhat liberal 39% Clinton +22
Moderate 29% Clinton +39
Conservative 3% Not enough data
More than once a week 12% of voters Not enough data
Once a week 21% Clinton +38
A few times a month 12% Not enough data
A few times a year 26% Clinton +24
Never 28% Clinton +8
Weekly 33% of voters Clinton +48
Occasionally 38% Clinton +27
Never 28% Clinton +8
Health care 18% of voters Clinton +46
Economy/Jobs 40% Clinton +35
Terrorism 9% Clinton +60
Income inequality 31% Sanders +3
Can win in November 16% of voters Clinton +72
Cares about people like me 23% Sanders +12
Honest and trustworthy 24% Sanders +57
Has the right experience 36% Clinton +90
Only Clinton 19% of voters Clinton +100
Only Sanders 18% Sanders +96
Both of them 57% Clinton +41
Neither of them 4% Not enough data
Only Clinton or both of them 76% of voters Clinton +56
Only Sanders or neither of them 22% Sanders +73
Only Sanders or both of them 75% of voters Clinton +8
Only Clinton or neither of them 23% Clinton +87
Only Clinton 13% of voters Not enough data
Only Sanders 31% Sanders +80
Both of them 47% Clinton +73
Neither of them 6% Not enough data
Only Clinton or both of them 59% of voters Clinton +79
Only Sanders or neither of them 37% Sanders +58
Only Sanders or both of them 77% of voters Clinton +13
Only Clinton or neither of them 19% Clinton +82
Only Clinton 45% of voters Clinton +96
Only Sanders 10% Not enough data
Both of them 41% Sanders +16
Neither of them 3% Not enough data
Only Clinton or both of them 86% of voters Clinton +42
Only Sanders or neither of them 13% Sanders +68
Only Sanders or both of them 50% of voters Sanders +29
Only Clinton or neither of them 48% Clinton +90
Only Clinton 25% of voters Clinton +96
Only Sanders 16% Sanders +82
Both of them 55% Clinton +30
Neither of them 3% Not enough data
Only Clinton or both of them 80% of voters Clinton +50
Only Sanders or neither of them 19% Sanders +73
Only Sanders or both of them 71% of voters Clinton +4
Only Clinton or neither of them 28% Clinton +86
Gotten better 13% of voters Not enough data
Stayed about the same 37% Clinton +28
Gotten worse 48% Clinton +31
Hillary Clinton 67% of voters Clinton +83
Bernie Sanders 29% Sanders +90
Only Clinton did 14% of voters Sanders +66
Only Sanders did 4% Not enough data
Both did 15% Clinton +40
Neither did 62% Clinton +41
Only Clinton did or both did 29% of voters Sanders +10
Only Sanders did or neither did 66% Clinton +43
Only Sanders did or both did 19% of voters Clinton +46
Only Clinton did or neither did 76% Clinton +22
Generally continue Barack Obama's policies 60% of voters Clinton +63
Change to more liberal policies 30% Sanders +28
Change to less liberal policies 7% Not enough data
Favors the wealthy 85% of voters Clinton +25
Is fair to most Americans 13% Not enough data
Very worried 37% of voters Clinton +14
Somewhat worried 42% Clinton +27
Not too worried 17% Clinton +57
Not at all worried 3% Not enough data
Very or somewhat worried 79% of voters Clinton +21
Not too or not at all worried 20% Clinton +55
Enthusiastic 7% of voters Not enough data
Satisfied, but not enthusiastic 31% Clinton +30
Dissatisfied, but not angry 47% Clinton +31
Angry 14% Sanders +18
Enthusiastic or satisfied 38% of voters Clinton +38
Dissatisfied or angry 61% Clinton +19
Have experience in politics 84% of voters Clinton +42
Be from outside the political establishment 13% Not enough data
Satisfied 80% of voters Clinton +56
Dissatisfied 19% Sanders +86
Satisfied 65% of voters Sanders +7
Dissatisfied 31% Clinton +96
Too liberal 5% of voters Not enough data
Not liberal enough 26% Sanders +50
About right 66% Clinton +64
Too liberal 32% of voters Clinton +82
Not liberal enough 10% Not enough data
About right 54% Sanders +17
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
Before that 63% Clinton +34
City over 50,000 22% of voters Clinton +36
Suburbs 53% Clinton +24
Small city and Rural 25% Clinton +35
D.C. Suburbs 26% of voters Clinton +30
North VA Exurbs 16% Clinton +20
Central/West 13% Clinton +11
Richmond/East 26% Clinton +32
Tidewater 19% Clinton +44

Virginia Republican Primary Exit Polls

Jump to DemocratsVOTER CHARACTERISTICS
AND ATTITUDES
Leader
Carson
Cruz
Kasich
Rubio
Trump
Male 53% of voters Trump +10
Female 47% Rubio +4
17-29 12% of voters Rubio +5
30-44 21% Rubio +7
45-64 45% Trump +6
65 or over 23% Trump +8
17-44 32% of voters Rubio +7
45+ 68% Trump +7
White 86% of voters Trump +4
Black 9% Not enough data
Hispanic/Latino 2% Not enough data
Asian 1% Not enough data
Other 2% Not enough data
High school or less 12% of voters Trump +29
Some college/assoc. degree 28% Trump +15
College graduate 31% Rubio +6
Postgraduate study 29% Rubio +15
White college graduates 53% of voters Rubio +10
White non-college graduates 33% Trump +25
Non White college graduates 7% Not enough data
Non White non-college graduates 7% Not enough data
Under $30,000 6% of voters Not enough data
$30,000 - $49,999 12% Not enough data
$50,000 - $99,999 32% Rubio +1
$100,000 - $199,999 37% Rubio +7
$200,000 or more 12% Not enough data
Democrat 6% of voters Not enough data
Republican 65% Trump +5
Independent or something else 29% Rubio +2
Very conservative 32% of voters Trump +5
Somewhat conservative 40% Trump +5
Moderate 25% Rubio +17
Liberal 3% Not enough data
Conservative 72% of voters Trump +9
Moderate or liberal 28% Rubio +17
Yes 23% of voters Trump +15
No 77% Trump +1
Yes 53% of voters Trump +8
No 47% Rubio +6
White evangelical or white born-again Christian 43% of voters Trump +13
All others 57% Rubio +6
A great deal 29% of voters Cruz +5
Somewhat 34% Trump +10
Not much 20% Tie
Not at all 17% Trump +3
A great deal or somewhat 63% of voters Trump +6
Not much or not at all 37% Trump +2
Immigration 8% of voters Trump +17
Economy/Jobs 45% Rubio +2
Terrorism 19% Rubio +1
Government spending 25% Trump +1
Can win in November 17% of voters Rubio +30
Shares my values 32% Rubio +6
Tells it like it is 15% Trump +60
Can bring needed change 35% Trump +16
Very worried 65% of voters Trump +12
Somewhat worried 26% Rubio +11
Not too worried 7% Not enough data
Not at all worried 1% Not enough data
Very or somewhat worried 91% of voters Trump +6
Not too or not at all worried 8% Not enough data
Offered a chance to apply for legal status 59% of voters Rubio +17
Deported to the country they came from 36% Trump +21
Support 63% of voters Trump +19
Oppose 33% Rubio +27
Enthusiastic 1% of voters Not enough data
Satisfied, but not enthusiastic 12% Not enough data
Dissatisfied, but not angry 51% Rubio +11
Angry 35% Trump +21
Enthusiastic or satisfied 14% of voters Not enough data
Dissatisfied or angry 86% Trump +3
Have experience in politics 43% of voters Rubio +30
Be from outside the political establishment 48% Trump +47
Yes 53% of voters Trump +3
No 43% Trump +8
Satisfied 43% of voters Cruz +10
Dissatisfied 54% Trump +9
Satisfied 59% of voters Rubio +32
Dissatisfied 38% Trump +47
Satisfied 44% of voters Trump +67
Dissatisfied 54% Rubio +27
Ted Cruz 16% of voters Cruz +81
John Kasich 18% Kasich +14
Marco Rubio 24% Rubio +89
Donald Trump 39% Trump +74
Ted Cruz 20% of voters Cruz +68
John Kasich 18% Kasich +23
Marco Rubio 27% Rubio +82
Donald Trump 31% Trump +87
Ted Cruz 27% of voters Cruz +41
John Kasich 20% Kasich +16
Marco Rubio 24% Rubio +82
Donald Trump 25% Trump +94
Ted Cruz 34% of voters Trump +29
John Kasich 3% Not enough data
Marco Rubio 11% Not enough data
Donald Trump 44% Rubio +23
Just today 12% of voters Not enough data
In the last few days 15% Rubio +26
Sometime last week 8% Not enough data
In the last month 28% Rubio +7
Before that 37% Trump +28
City over 50,000 15% of voters Rubio +2
Suburbs 58% Rubio +2
Small city and Rural 27% Trump +16
D.C. Suburbs 17% of voters Rubio +18
North VA Exurbs 19% Trump +1
Central/West 22% Trump +18
Richmond/East 26% Trump +2
Tidewater 16% Trump +7

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