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GOVERNOR / RHODE ISLAND / EXIT POLL
1,163 Respondents Updated: 11:45 a.m.

VOTE BY GENDER
TOTAL Carcieri Fogarty
Male (46%) 53% 47%
Female (54%) 49% 51%


VOTE BY RACE AND GENDER
TOTAL Carcieri Fogarty
White Men (41%) 57% 43%
White Women (46%) 52% 48%
Non-White Men (5%) 22% 78%
Non-White Women (7%) 27% 73%


VOTE BY RACE
TOTAL Carcieri Fogarty
White (87%) 54% 45%
African-American (5%) 26% 74%
Latino (4%) 24% 76%
Asian (1%) * *
Other (2%) * *


VOTE BY AGE
TOTAL Carcieri Fogarty
18-29 (13%) 25% 74%
30-44 (25%) 53% 47%
45-59 (36%) 55% 44%
60 and Older (26%) 55% 45%


VOTE BY AGE
TOTAL Carcieri Fogarty
18-64 (84%) 50% 50%
65 and Older (16%) 53% 46%


VOTE BY INCOME
TOTAL Carcieri Fogarty
Under $15,000 (6%) 23% 77%
$15-30,000 (9%) 38% 62%
$30-50,000 (16%) 48% 52%
$50-75,000 (22%) 58% 42%
$75-100,000 (16%) 51% 48%
$100-150,000 (19%) 59% 41%
$150-200,000 (8%) 59% 41%
$200,000 or More (5%) * *


VOTE BY INCOME
TOTAL Carcieri Fogarty
Less Than $50,000 (31%) 40% 59%
$50,000 or More (69%) 57% 43%


VOTE BY INCOME
TOTAL Carcieri Fogarty
Less Than $100,000 (69%) 48% 51%
$100,000 or More (31%) 59% 41%


ANYONE IN HOUSEHOLD IN A UNION?
TOTAL Carcieri Fogarty
Yes, I Am (16%) 32% 68%
Yes, Someone Else Is (13%) 45% 54%
Yes, Both (2%) * *
No, No One Is (70%) 56% 43%


ANYONE IN HOUSEHOLD IN A UNION?
TOTAL Carcieri Fogarty
Yes (30%) 37% 62%
No (70%) 56% 43%


ARE YOU A UNION MEMBER?
TOTAL Carcieri Fogarty
Yes (17%) 31% 68%
No (83%) 55% 45%


VOTE BY EDUCATION
TOTAL Carcieri Fogarty
No High School (3%) * *
H.S. Graduate (15%) 43% 56%
Some College (28%) 57% 42%
College Graduate (29%) 55% 45%
Postgraduate (24%) 49% 50%


VOTE BY EDUCATION
TOTAL Carcieri Fogarty
No College Degree (47%) 50% 49%
College Graduate (53%) 52% 48%


VOTE BY EDUCATION
TOTAL Carcieri Fogarty
No College Education (18%) 40% 60%
College Educated (82%) 54% 46%


VOTE BY PARTY ID
TOTAL Carcieri Fogarty
Democrat (38%) 20% 80%
Republican (18%) 91% 9%
Independent (44%) 62% 37%


VOTE BY IDEOLOGY
TOTAL Carcieri Fogarty
Liberal (25%) 28% 71%
Moderate (56%) 52% 47%
Conservative (19%) 78% 22%


VOTE BY RELIGION
TOTAL Carcieri Fogarty
Protestant (28%) 60% 40%
Catholic (54%) 54% 46%
Jewish (2%) * *
Other (6%) 31% 68%
None (11%) 34% 64%


VOTE BY RELIGION AMONG WHITES
TOTAL Carcieri Fogarty
White Protestants (24%) 64% 36%
White Catholics (49%) 57% 43%
White Jewish Voters (2%) * *
Whites - Other (4%) * *
White - No Religion (9%) 35% 62%
Non-White Voters (13%) 29% 71%


VOTE BY CHURCH ATTENDANCE
TOTAL Carcieri Fogarty
More Than Weekly (7%) 66% 34%
Weekly (27%) 55% 45%
Monthly (15%) 55% 45%
A Few Times a Year (29%) 50% 50%
Never (19%) 42% 57%


VOTE BY CHURCH ATTENDANCE
TOTAL Carcieri Fogarty
Weekly (34%) 57% 43%
Occasionally (44%) 52% 48%
Never (19%) 42% 57%


STATE ECONOMY
TOTAL Carcieri Fogarty
Excellent (2%) * *
Good (48%) 65% 35%
Not So Good (41%) 38% 62%
Poor (7%) 21% 79%


STATE ECONOMY
TOTAL Carcieri Fogarty
Excellent or Good (51%) 65% 35%
Not Good or Poor (48%) 35% 64%


HOW GEORGE W. BUSH IS HANDLING HIS JOB
TOTAL Carcieri Fogarty
Strongly Approve (8%) 86% 14%
Somewhat Approve (17%) 85% 15%
Somewhat Disapprove (18%) 57% 43%
Strongly Disapprove (56%) 34% 66%


HOW GEORGE W. BUSH IS HANDLING HIS JOB
TOTAL Carcieri Fogarty
Approve (25%) 85% 15%
Disapprove (74%) 39% 60%


IMPORTANCE OF TERRORISM
TOTAL Carcieri Fogarty
Extremely Important (41%) 46% 54%
Very Important (31%) 62% 38%
Somewhat Important (19%) 51% 48%
Not At All Important (8%) 41% 58%


IMPORTANCE OF WAR IN IRAQ
TOTAL Carcieri Fogarty
Extremely Important (45%) 40% 59%
Very Important (30%) 56% 44%
Somewhat Important (18%) 71% 29%
Not At All Important (7%) 55% 44%


IMPORTANCE OF ECONOMY
TOTAL Carcieri Fogarty
Extremely Important (41%) 45% 55%
Very Important (42%) 56% 43%
Somewhat Important (15%) 56% 43%
Not At All Important (1%) * *


IMPORTANCE OF HEALTH CARE
TOTAL Carcieri Fogarty
Extremely Important (44%) 39% 60%
Very Important (37%) 56% 44%
Somewhat Important (16%) 72% 27%
Not At All Important (3%) * *


IMPORTANCE OF VALUES ISSUES
TOTAL Carcieri Fogarty
Extremely Important (24%) 48% 52%
Very Important (19%) 45% 54%
Somewhat Important (25%) 56% 44%
Not At All Important (31%) 55% 45%


U.S. WAR IN IRAQ
TOTAL Carcieri Fogarty
Strongly Approve (8%) 84% 16%
Somewhat Approve (18%) 78% 21%
Somewhat Disapprove (20%) 57% 43%
Strongly Disapprove (53%) 35% 64%


U.S. WAR IN IRAQ
TOTAL Carcieri Fogarty
Approve (26%) 80% 19%
Disapprove (73%) 41% 58%


U.S. TROOPS IN IRAQ
TOTAL Carcieri Fogarty
Send More (11%) 76% 24%
Same As Now (15%) 79% 21%
Withdraw Some (29%) 54% 46%
Withdraw All (40%) 32% 67%


SHOULD U.S. WITHDRAW SOME OR ALL TROOPS?
TOTAL Carcieri Fogarty
No (26%) 77% 22%
Yes (69%) 41% 58%


WHO DO YOU WANT TO CONTROL SENATE?
TOTAL Carcieri Fogarty
Democrats (63%) 31% 69%
Republicans (24%) 93% 7%
Does Not Matter (13%) 68% 32%


CHAFEE AGREES WITH BUSH...
TOTAL Carcieri Fogarty
Too Often (35%) 25% 74%
Not Enough (19%) 73% 26%
About Right (38%) 65% 35%


HOW CHAFEE IS HANDLING HIS JOB
TOTAL Carcieri Fogarty
Strongly Approve (18%) 63% 37%
Somewhat Approve (45%) 62% 37%
Somewhat Disapprove (25%) 38% 62%
Strongly Disapprove (10%) 15% 85%


HOW CHAFEE IS HANDLING HIS JOB
TOTAL Carcieri Fogarty
Approve (63%) 62% 37%
Disapprove (36%) 31% 69%


CHAFEE'S POSITIONS ON ISSUES
TOTAL Carcieri Fogarty
Too Liberal (17%) 65% 35%
Too Conservative (25%) 21% 79%
About Right (51%) 61% 39%


VOTE BY SIZE OF COMMUNITY
TOTAL Carcieri Fogarty
Big Cities (-) * *
Smaller Cities (32%) 46% 54%
Suburbs (68%) 53% 47%
Small Towns (-) * *
Rural (-) * *


VOTE BY SIZE OF COMMUNITY
TOTAL Carcieri Fogarty
Urban (32%) 46% 54%
Suburban (68%) 53% 47%
Rural (-) * *


VOTE BY REGION
TOTAL Carcieri Fogarty
Providence Area (21%) 37% 63%
Warwick/Suburbs (33%) 50% 50%
Rest of Rhode Island (46%) 58% 42%


 
NOTE
• All Times Eastern Standard
• CNN will broadcast a projected winner only after an extensive review of data from a number of sources. Details about CNN's projection process
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• The ZIP code lookup matches addresses to the current congressional district for the 109th U.S. Congress, which ends January 3, 2007. Due to redistricting, some districts may be different in the November 7 elections, which are being held to choose members of the 110th U.S. Congress.
 
 
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