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Republican 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.

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 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.

Vermont Republican Primary Exit Polls

Jump to DemocratsVOTER CHARACTERISTICS
AND ATTITUDES
Leader
Carson
Cruz
Kasich
Rubio
Trump
Gender Male 53% of voters Trump +2 410321734
Female 47% Trump +1 59302131
Age 17-29 10% of voters Not enough data -----
30-44 14% Not enough data -----
45-64 47% Trump +7 411301737
65 or over 29% Kasich +6 47371431
Age 17-44 24% of voters Rubio +3 310253027
45+ 76% Trump +1 49331634
Race White 97% of voters Trump +4 410301834
Black 0% Not enough data -----
Hispanic/Latino 1% Not enough data -----
Asian 0% Not enough data -----
Other 1% Not enough data -----
Which best describes your education? High school or less 14% of voters Not enough data -----
Some college/assoc. degree 26% Trump +1 415301631
College graduate 39% Trump +10 58262136
Postgraduate study 20% Kasich +29 27512217
Education by race White college graduates 57% of voters Kasich +3 48342031
White non-college graduates 41% Trump +13 412261639
Non White college graduates 2% Not enough data -----
Non White non-college graduates 1% Not enough data -----
2015 total family income: Under $30,000 10% of voters Not enough data -----
$30,000 - $49,999 20% Not enough data -----
$50,000 - $99,999 37% Trump +3 411292232
$100,000 - $199,999 27% Kasich +4 34361832
$200,000 or more 6% Not enough data -----
No matter how you voted today, do you usually think of yourself as a: Democrat 6% of voters Not enough data -----
Republican 57% Trump +11 59272038
Independent or something else 36% Kasich +9 512341925
On most political matters, do you consider yourself: Very conservative 24% of voters Trump +5 719222127
Somewhat conservative 43% Trump +8 58272335
Moderate 28% Kasich +6 35401534
Liberal 5% Not enough data -----
On most political matters, do you consider yourself: Conservative 67% of voters Trump +7 512252232
Moderate or liberal 33% Kasich +7 24411434
Have you ever served in the U.S. military? Yes 17% of voters Trump +3 312321335
No 83% Trump +1 49312132
Would you describe yourself as a born-again or evangelical Christian? Yes 30% of voters Trump +2 916232426
No 70% Trump +1 27341735
White evangelical or white born-again Christians White evangelical or white born-again Christian 27% of voters Trump +4 917222428
All others 73% Tie 27341834
Which ONE of these four issues is the most important facing the country? Immigration 11% of voters Not enough data -----
Economy/Jobs 37% Kasich +19 46422023
Terrorism 22% Trump +20 58182343
Government spending 26% Kasich +10 413371827
Which ONE of these four candidate qualities mattered most in deciding how you voted today? Can win in November 14% of voters Not enough data -----
Shares my values 33% Kasich +20 713442410
Tells it like it is 22% Trump +58 2316574
Can bring needed change 29% Kasich +1 510321631
How worried are you about the direction of the nation's economy in the next few years? Very worried 69% of voters Trump +11 511251836
Somewhat worried 25% Kasich +15 35402525
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 94% of voters Trump +4 410292033
Not too or not at all worried 6% Not enough data -----
Which best describes your feelings about the way the federal government is working? Enthusiastic 1% of voters Not enough data -----
Satisfied, but not enthusiastic 8% Not enough data -----
Dissatisfied, but not angry 54% Kasich +8 58352227
Angry 36% Trump +20 411231543
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 90% Trump +4 510301934
Would you like the next president to: Have experience in politics 46% of voters Kasich +19 11147288
Be from outside the political establishment 49% Trump +43 79141157
Which ONE of these four candidates would best handle Supreme Court nominations? Ted Cruz 13% of voters Not enough data -----
John Kasich 37% Kasich +65 2377412
Marco Rubio 20% Rubio +69 611789
Donald Trump 26% Trump +97 11--98
Which ONE of these four candidates do you think ran the most unfair campaign? Ted Cruz 28% of voters Trump +33 26221055
John Kasich 5% Not enough data -----
Marco Rubio 10% Not enough data -----
Donald Trump 46% Kasich +8 512372913
When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential primary? Just today 17% of voters Not enough data -----
In the last few days 13% Not enough data -----
Sometime last week 9% Not enough data -----
In the last month 26% Kasich +11 29402029
Before that 35% Trump +37 56161453
Population City over 50,000 -1% of voters Not enough data -----
Suburbs 15% Not enough data -----
Small city and Rural 85% Trump +5 59292034
Region North 24% of voters Trump +8 59272035
Burlington Area 26% Kasich +8 311342126
Central/UpperVal 23% Trump +1 59321933
Rutland/Grn Mtns 28% Trump +7 49291936

Vermont Democratic Primary Exit Polls

Jump to RepublicansVOTER CHARACTERISTICS
AND ATTITUDES
Leader
Clinton
Sanders
Gender Male 43% of voters Sanders +82 991
Female 57% Sanders +66 1783
Age 17-29 15% of voters Sanders +90 595
30-44 22% Sanders +82 991
45-64 41% Sanders +73 1386
65 or over 22% Sanders +54 2377
Age 17-44 37% of voters Sanders +85 792
45+ 63% Sanders +66 1783
Race White 95% of voters Sanders +73 1386
Black 1% Not enough data --
Hispanic/Latino 0% Not enough data --
Asian 1% Not enough data --
Other 2% Not enough data --
Which best describes your education? High school or less 10% of voters Sanders +82 991
Some college/assoc. degree 19% Sanders +77 1188
College graduate 34% Sanders +76 1288
Postgraduate study 37% Sanders +64 1882
Education by race White college graduates 68% of voters Sanders +70 1585
White non-college graduates 28% Sanders +79 1089
Non White college graduates 3% Not enough data --
Non White non-college graduates 1% Not enough data --
2015 total family income: Under $30,000 17% of voters Sanders +80 1090
$30,000 - $49,999 22% Sanders +78 1189
$50,000 - $99,999 36% Sanders +76 1288
$100,000 - $199,999 20% Sanders +60 2080
$200,000 or more 5% Not enough data --
Before today, had you ever voted in a Democratic presidential primary? Yes 82% of voters Sanders +70 1585
No 16% Sanders +84 892
No matter how you voted today, do you usually think of yourself as a: Democrat 56% of voters Sanders +64 1882
Republican 3% Not enough data --
Independent or something else 41% Sanders +84 892
On most political matters, do you consider yourself: Very liberal 33% of voters Sanders +82 991
Somewhat liberal 42% Sanders +71 1485
Moderate 21% Sanders +59 2079
Conservative 5% Not enough data --
Are you currently married? Yes 59% of voters Sanders +70 1585
No 41% Sanders +78 1189
Gender by marital status Married men 27% of voters Sanders +79 1089
Married women 32% Sanders +63 1881
Non-married men 16% Sanders +88 694
Non-married women 25% Sanders +70 1585
Which ONE of these four issues is the most important facing the country? Health care 20% of voters Sanders +69 1584
Economy/Jobs 36% Sanders +68 1684
Terrorism 5% Not enough data --
Income inequality 36% Sanders +82 991
Which ONE of these four candidate qualities mattered most in deciding how you voted today? Can win in November 8% of voters Tie 5050
Cares about people like me 29% Sanders +92 496
Honest and trustworthy 49% Sanders +96 298
Has the right experience 12% Clinton +16 5842
Who do you think is honest and trustworthy? Only Clinton 2% of voters Not enough data --
Only Sanders 67% Sanders +94 397
Both of them 28% Sanders +30 3565
Neither of them 1% Not enough data --
Who do you think is honest and trustworthy? Only Clinton or both of them 30% of voters Sanders +24 3862
Only Sanders or neither of them 69% Sanders +94 397
Who do you think is honest and trustworthy? Only Sanders or both of them 95% of voters Sanders +76 1288
Only Clinton or neither of them 3% Not enough data --
Who would you trust to handle an international crisis? Only Clinton 12% of voters Clinton +56 7822
Only Sanders 31% Sanders +100 0100
Both of them 52% Sanders +85 792
Neither of them 3% Not enough data --
Who would you trust to handle an international crisis? Only Clinton or both of them 64% of voters Sanders +59 2079
Only Sanders or neither of them 34% Sanders +98 199
Who would you trust to handle an international crisis? Only Sanders or both of them 84% of voters Sanders +90 595
Only Clinton or neither of them 15% Clinton +27 6336
Which ONE of these candidates would best handle Supreme Court nominations? Hillary Clinton 19% of voters Clinton +25 6237
Bernie Sanders 76% Sanders +98 199
Should the next president: Generally continue Barack Obama's policies 35% of voters Sanders +42 2971
Change to more liberal policies 49% Sanders +94 397
Change to less liberal policies 10% Sanders +76 1187
Do you think the U.S. economic system generally: Favors the wealthy 94% of voters Sanders +76 1288
Is fair to most Americans 5% Not enough data --
Would you like the next president to: Have experience in politics 72% of voters Sanders +66 1783
Be from outside the political establishment 22% Sanders +94 397
Do you think Hillary Clinton's positions on the issues are: Too liberal 7% of voters Sanders +95 297
Not liberal enough 51% Sanders +94 397
About right 34% Sanders +31 3465
Do you think Bernie Sanders' positions on the issues are: Too liberal 13% of voters Clinton +19 5940
Not liberal enough 2% Not enough data --
About right 82% Sanders +88 694
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 4% Not enough data --
Sometime last week 2% Not enough data --
In the last month 8% Sanders +56 2278
Before that 80% Sanders +80 1090
Population City over 50,000 -1% of voters Not enough data --
Suburbs 16% Sanders +73 1386
Small city and Rural 84% Sanders +73 1386
Region North 17% of voters Sanders +82 991
Burlington Area 31% Sanders +71 1485
Central/UpperVal 29% Sanders +74 1387
Rutland/Grn Mtns 23% Sanders +68 1684

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