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Gender

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Male 51% 36% 61% 3%
Female 49% 47% 50% 3%

In which age group are you?

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
18-29 15% 48% 47% 5%
30-44 24% 42% 55% 3%
45-64 42% 40% 57% 3%
65 or over 18% 37% 62% 2%

In which age group are you?

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
18-24 6% 42% 53% 5%
25-29 9% 52% 43% 5%
30-39 16% 46% 51% 3%
40-49 19% 34% 63% 3%
50-64 33% 42% 55% 3%
65 or over 18% 37% 62% 2%

Race

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
White 89% 37% 60% 3%
Black 8% 90% 8% 1%
Hispanic or Latino 2% - - -
Asian 0% - - -
Other 1% - - -

Race by gender

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
White men 46% 32% 65% 3%
White women 43% 41% 55% 3%
Black men 3% - - -
Black women 5% 94% 4% 2%
Latino men 1% - - -
Latino women 1% - - -
All other races 1% - - -

On most political matters, do you consider yourself:

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Liberal 19% 81% 16% 2%
Moderate 42% 52% 44% 3%
Conservative 39% 10% 87% 3%

No matter how you voted today, do you usually think of yourself as a:

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Democrat 39% 81% 17% 2%
Republican 42% 7% 91% 2%
Independent or something else 19% 35% 58% 7%

Party by gender

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Democratic men 16% 80% 19% 1%
Democratic women 23% 82% 15% 3%
Republican men 23% 5% 92% 2%
Republican women 19% 8% 90% 2%
Independent men 12% 34% 60% 6%
Independent women 8% 36% 56% 8%

What was the last grade of school you completed?

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
No high school diploma 4% - - -
High school graduate 26% 40% 56% 4%
Some college or assoc. degree 30% 37% 59% 3%
College graduate 23% 42% 55% 3%
Postgraduate study 17% 47% 50% 2%

What was the last grade of school you completed?

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
College graduate 40% 44% 53% 2%
No college degree 60% 39% 57% 3%

What was the last grade of school you completed?

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
More than high school graduate 70% 41% 56% 3%
High school graduate or less 30% 41% 55% 3%

Race by education

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
White college graduates 35% 40% 58% 2%
White non-college graduates 54% 35% 61% 4%
Non-white college graduates 4% 79% 17% 4%
Non-white non-college graduates 7% 75% 25% 0%

2013 total family income:

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Under $30,000 23% 53% 41% 6%
$30,000 - $49,999 23% 41% 55% 4%
$50,000 - $99,999 34% 37% 61% 2%
$100,000 - $199,999 16% 36% 64% 0%
$200,000 or more 3% - - -

2013 total family income:

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Under $50,000 47% 47% 48% 5%
$50,000-$99,999 34% 37% 61% 2%
$100,000 or more 19% 36% 64% 0%

2013 total family income:

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Under $50,000 47% 47% 48% 5%
$50,000 or more 53% 37% 62% 1%

2013 total family income:

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Under $100,000 81% 43% 53% 4%
$100,000 or more 19% 36% 64% 0%

How often do you attend religious services?

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
More than once a week 22% 27% 72% 2%
Once a week 26% 30% 67% 2%
A few times a month 12% - - -
A few times a year 25% 54% 44% 2%
Never 13% 61% 35% 4%

How often do you attend religious services?

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Weekly 48% 29% 69% 2%
Occasionally 37% 53% 45% 2%
Never 13% 61% 35% 4%

White evangelical/born-again Christians

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
White evangelical/born-again Christian 52% 30% 68% 3%
All others 48% 55% 43% 2%

Do you think things in this country today are:

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Generally going in the right direction 26% 77% 21% 2%
Seriously off on the wrong track 72% 27% 68% 5%

Which is closer to your view:

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Government should do more to solve problems 43% 63% 32% 6%
Government is doing too many things better left to businesses and individuals 53% 21% 76% 3%

How worried are you about the direction of the nation's economy in the next year?

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Very worried 48% 23% 71% 6%
Somewhat worried 35% 50% 47% 3%
Not too worried 13% 72% 28% -
Not at all worried 3% - - -

How worried are you about the direction of the nation's economy in the next year?

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Very/somewhat worried 83% 34% 61% 5%
Not too/not at all worried 16% 76% 23% 1%

Do you think the condition of the nation's economy is:

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Excellent 2% - - -
Good 25% 75% 22% 2%
Not so good 50% 33% 62% 4%
Poor 23% 14% 81% 5%

Do you think the condition of the nation's economy is:

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Excellent/good 26% 75% 23% 2%
Not so good/poor 73% 27% 68% 5%

Is the U.S. economy:

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Getting better 27% 72% 26% 1%
Getting worse 46% 21% 72% 7%
Staying about the same 26% 40% 58% 2%

Economy is ...

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Getting better 27% 72% 26% 1%
Good and staying the same 6% - - -
Poor and staying the same 20% 31% 66% 2%
Getting worse 46% 21% 72% 7%

Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as president?

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Strongly approve 13% 92% 6% 2%
Somewhat approve 21% 88% 11% 1%
Somewhat disapprove 17% 42% 56% 2%
Strongly disapprove 49% 7% 86% 7%

Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as president?

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Approve 34% 89% 9% 1%
Disapprove 66% 16% 78% 6%

Do you approve or disapprove of the way Congress is handling its job?

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Strongly approve 2% - - -
Somewhat approve 18% 43% 55% 2%
Somewhat disapprove 40% 32% 64% 5%
Strongly disapprove 39% 49% 47% 5%

Do you approve or disapprove of the way Congress is handling its job?

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Approve 20% 45% 52% 3%
Disapprove 79% 40% 55% 5%

Which comes closest to your feelings about the Obama administration:

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Enthusiastic 11% - - -
Satisfied, but not enthusiastic 24% 81% 16% 4%
Dissatisfied, but not angry 36% 24% 73% 4%
Angry 29% 9% 89% 2%

Which comes closest to your feelings about the Obama administration:

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Positive 35% 84% 14% 3%
Negative 64% 17% 80% 3%

Which comes closest to your feelings about Republican leaders in Congress:

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Enthusiastic 9% - - -
Satisfied, but not enthusiastic 36% 8% 90% 2%
Dissatisfied, but not angry 31% 56% 40% 4%
Angry 20% 90% 6% 3%

Which comes closest to your feelings about Republican leaders in Congress:

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Positive 45% 9% 90% 2%
Negative 52% 70% 27% 4%

Is your opinion of the Democratic Party:

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Favorable 43% 84% 15% 1%
Unfavorable 54% 7% 89% 3%

Is your opinion of the Republican Party:

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Favorable 47% 9% 89% 2%
Unfavorable 50% 70% 28% 2%

How do you feel about the Tea Party movement?

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Strongly support 15% 10% 89% 1%
Somewhat support 18% 13% 85% 2%
Neutral 37% 37% 60% 3%
Somewhat oppose 8% - - -
Strongly oppose 18% 88% 9% 2%

How do you feel about the Tea Party movement?

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Support 33% 12% 87% 2%
Neutral 37% 37% 60% 3%
Oppose 27% 80% 18% 2%

Which ONE of these four issues is the most important facing the country?

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Foreign policy 11% - - -
Health care 26% 45% 54% 1%
The economy 51% 45% 50% 4%
Illegal immigration 7% - - -

Do you think the 2010 federal health care law:

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Did not go far enough 26% 65% 33% 2%
Was about right 22% 74% 24% 3%
Went too far 46% 13% 84% 3%

How well is Kynect, the state health care exchange, working?

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Very well 21% 85% 12% 3%
Somewhat well 29% 48% 50% 3%
Not too well 21% 14% 81% 5%
Not at all well 15% - - -

How well is Kynect, the state health care exchange, working?

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Very/somewhat well 50% 63% 34% 3%
Not too/not at all well 37% 14% 82% 4%

How do you feel about current U.S. military action against ISIS in Iraq and Syria?

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Approve 58% 46% 53% 1%
Disapprove 36% 35% 62% 3%

Do you think the use of marijuana should be:

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Legal 45% 54% 40% 6%
Illegal 52% 28% 69% 2%

Should your state legally recognize same-sex marriage?

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Yes 33% 69% 28% 3%
No 64% 26% 73% 1%

How worried are you that there will be another major terrorist attack in the U.S.?

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Very worried 32% 34% 64% 3%
Somewhat worried 42% 38% 61% 2%
Not too worried 23% 54% 44% 3%
Not at all worried 3% - - -

How worried are you that there will be another major terrorist attack in the United States?

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Very/somewhat worried 74% 36% 62% 2%
Not too/not at all worried 26% 57% 41% 2%

Which is closer to your view:

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Government should do more to protect the environment 48% 65% 33% 2%
Environmental regulations go far enough already 50% 18% 80% 2%

Are you currently married?

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Yes 64% 35% 62% 3%
No 36% 51% 44% 5%

Marital status by gender

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Married men 34% 31% 65% 3%
Married women 30% 39% 58% 3%
Non-married men 16% 48% 48% 4%
Non-married women 20% 54% 40% 6%

Do you have any children under 18 living in your home?

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Yes 34% 42% 52% 7%
No 66% 43% 55% 3%

Parents

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Men with children 16% 36% 56% 7%
Women with children 18% 46% 48% 6%
Men without children 36% 40% 58% 2%
Women without children 30% 46% 51% 3%

Married with children

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Married with children 25% 36% 60% 4%
All others 75% 44% 52% 4%

Does anyone in your household own a gun?

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Yes 64% 30% 66% 4%
No 36% 61% 37% 1%

Have you ever served in the U.S. military?

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Yes 18% 40% 59% 1%
No 82% 42% 56% 2%

In deciding how to vote for U.S. senator, how important was it to you which party controls the Senate?

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Very important 63% 40% 59% 1%
Somewhat important 23% 38% 58% 5%
Not too important 9% - - -
Not at all important 5% - - -

In deciding how to vote for U.S. senator, how important was it to you which party controls the Senate?

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Very/somewhat important 86% 40% 58% 2%
Not too/not at all important 13% - - -

When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the U.S. Senate election?

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
In the last three days 10% - - -
In the last week 8% - - -
In the last month 11% - - -
Before that 70% 38% 59% 3%

When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the U.S. Senate election?

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
In the last three days 10% - - -
In the last week/in the last month/before that 89% 39% 57% 4%

When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the U.S. Senate election?

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
In the last three days/in the last week 18% 49% 43% 7%
In the last month/before that 81% 38% 58% 4%

When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the U.S. Senate election?

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
In the last three days/in the last week/in the last month 30% 46% 46% 8%
Before that 70% 38% 59% 3%

Is your opinion of Alison Lundergan Grimes:

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Favorable 40% 94% 6% 1%
Unfavorable 57% 4% 89% 7%

Is your opinion of Mitch McConnell:

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Favorable 49% 5% 94% 1%
Unfavorable 49% 77% 15% 8%

Did anyone contact you about voting for _____?

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Only Alison Lundergan Grimes 16% 25% 74% 1%
Only Mitch McConnell 10% - - -
Both McConnell and Grimes 30% 38% 61% 1%
Neither McConnell or Grimes 41% 43% 51% 5%

Did anyone contact you about voting for Alison Lundergan Grimes?

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Yes 41% 45% 53% 2%
No 58% 39% 57% 4%

Did anyone contact you about voting for Mitch McConnell?

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Yes 47% 33% 66% 1%
No 51% 48% 47% 5%

Do you think Alison Lundergan Grimes' positions on the issues are:

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Too liberal 46% 3% 95% 2%
Not liberal enough 11% - - -
About right 37% 86% 12% 2%

Do you think Mitch McConnell's positions on the issues are:

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Too conservative 35% 83% 15% 2%
Not conservative enough 22% 31% 66% 3%
About right 37% 7% 91% 2%

Was one reason for your vote for U.S. Senate today:

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
To express support for Barack Obama 10% - - -
To express opposition to Barack Obama 40% 4% 94% 2%
Barack Obama was not a factor 46% 61% 35% 4%

Which best describes your vote for U.S. Senate today?

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
I strongly favor my candidate 47% 45% 54% 1%
I like my candidate but with reservations 33% 34% 63% 3%
I dislike the other candidates 19% 44% 49% 8%

Did either of these candidates for U.S. senator attack the other unfairly?

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Only Alison Lundergan Grimes 18% 6% 93% 1%
Only Mitch McConnell 16% 85% 15% -
Both of them 51% 39% 57% 3%
Neither of them 10% - - -

Did either of these candidates for U.S. senator attack the other unfairly?

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Grimes did 70% 31% 67% 2%
Grimes did not 26% 68% 31% 1%

Did either of these candidates for U.S. senator attack the other unfairly?

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
McConnell did 67% 50% 48% 2%
McConnell did not 28% 18% 81% 1%

Do you think Rand Paul would make a good president?

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Yes 34% 14% 83% 3%
No 52% 60% 37% 3%

Geographic area

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
Eastern Kentucky 22% 33% 63% 3%
Bluegrass Cntry 18% 45% 52% 3%
North/Lville Sub 15% 35% 62% 3%
Jefferson County 19% 57% 41% 2%
Western Kentucky 27% 38% 59% 3%

Population of area

Category Total Grimes McConnell Patterson
City over 50,000 31% 53% 45% 1%
Suburbs 23% 31% 66% 3%
Small city and rural 47% 38% 58% 4%