Tuesday, November 07, 2006
Exit polls on the issues

















Some quick reaction to CNN's reporting of the issues most important to voters, according to exit polls of voters across the country.

Asked which issues were extremely important to their vote, 42 percent said corruption and ethics; 40 percent, terrorism; 39 percent, the economy; 37 percent, Iraq; 36 percent, values; and 29 percent, illegal immigration.

"The surprise is 'terrorism,'" says Wonkette, "because that's been showing up as a top priority for only 12% of voters. The other three priorities are all poison for the Republicans."

"Just saw them saying on CNN that 'Corruption' was the number one issue mentioned by voters in exit polls. If -- and it's a big "if" -- this is an accurate reflection I think the GOP will wish it had passed all those promised ethics reforms that it didn't deliver," says Glenn Reynolds at Instapundit.

Reynolds, by the way, is participating via webcam at the party:

Posted By Stephen Bach, CNN Washington Bureau: 11/07/2006 06:27:00 PM ET | Permalink
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