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GOVERNOR / TENNESSEE / EXIT POLL
2,487 Respondents Updated: 11:45 a.m.

VOTE BY GENDER
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
Male (49%) 67% 32%
Female (51%) 71% 27%


VOTE BY RACE AND GENDER
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
White Men (43%) 65% 34%
White Women (42%) 67% 32%
Non-White Men (6%) 83% 15%
Non-White Women (9%) 93% 6%


VOTE BY RACE
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
White (85%) 66% 33%
African-American (12%) 94% 4%
Latino (1%) * *
Asian (0%) * *
Other (1%) * *


VOTE BY AGE
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
18-29 (11%) 71% 28%
30-44 (23%) 66% 33%
45-59 (31%) 69% 28%
60 and Older (35%) 71% 28%


VOTE BY AGE
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
18-64 (76%) 69% 30%
65 and Older (24%) 70% 27%


VOTE BY INCOME
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
Under $15,000 (9%) 67% 26%
$15-30,000 (13%) 72% 25%
$30-50,000 (21%) 68% 31%
$50-75,000 (23%) 70% 29%
$75-100,000 (15%) 71% 28%
$100-150,000 (12%) 71% 29%
$150-200,000 (3%) 65% 33%
$200,000 or More (4%) 62% 35%


VOTE BY INCOME
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
Less Than $50,000 (42%) 69% 28%
$50,000 or More (58%) 70% 29%


VOTE BY INCOME
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
Less Than $100,000 (81%) 70% 28%
$100,000 or More (19%) 68% 31%


VOTE BY EDUCATION
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
No High School (5%) 68% 29%
H.S. Graduate (23%) 71% 28%
Some College (31%) 66% 32%
College Graduate (24%) 67% 32%
Postgraduate (17%) 75% 24%


VOTE BY EDUCATION
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
No College Degree (59%) 68% 30%
College Graduate (41%) 71% 29%


VOTE BY EDUCATION
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
No College Education (28%) 70% 28%
College Educated (72%) 69% 30%


VOTE BY IDEOLOGY
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
Liberal (15%) 92% 7%
Moderate (41%) 81% 18%
Conservative (44%) 50% 48%


VOTE BY PARTY ID
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
Democrat (35%) 95% 4%
Republican (37%) 42% 57%
Independent (28%) 73% 24%


VOTE BY RELIGION
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
Protestant (83%) 67% 31%
Catholic (7%) 71% 29%
Jewish (1%) * *
Other (4%) 71% 25%
None (6%) 83% 15%


VOTE BY RELIGION AMONG WHITES
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
White Protestants (70%) 64% 34%
White Catholics (6%) 69% 31%
White Jewish Voters (1%) * *
Whites - Other (3%) 65% 33%
White - No Religion (4%) 81% 17%
Non-White Voters (15%) 86% 13%


BORN-AGAIN OR EVANGELICAL CHRISTIAN?
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
Yes (64%) 63% 35%
No (36%) 77% 22%


WHITE EVANGELICAL/BORN-AGAIN?
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
Yes (51%) 59% 39%
No (49%) 79% 19%


VOTE BY CHURCH ATTENDANCE
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
More Than Weekly (32%) 62% 37%
Weekly (29%) 69% 29%
Monthly (12%) 74% 25%
A Few Times a Year (16%) 74% 24%
Never (9%) 74% 23%


VOTE BY CHURCH ATTENDANCE
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
Weekly (61%) 65% 33%
Occasionally (28%) 74% 24%
Never (9%) 74% 23%


ARE YOU MARRIED?
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
Yes (73%) 66% 32%
No (27%) 77% 21%


VOTE BY GENDER AND MARITAL STATUS
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
Married Women (35%) 67% 32%
Men+Unmarr. Women (65%) 70% 28%


ARE YOU MARRIED?
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
Married Men (38%) 65% 33%
Married Women (35%) 67% 32%
Unmarried Men (11%) 71% 26%
Unmarried Women (16%) 80% 17%


VOTE BY MARITAL STATUS AND GENDER
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
Married Mothers (14%) 66% 34%
All Other Women (38%) 73% 25%
All Men (49%) 67% 31%


ARE YOU MARRIED WITH CHILDREN?
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
Yes (27%) 65% 35%
No (73%) 71% 27%


DO YOU HAVE CHILDREN UNDER 18?
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
Yes (33%) 67% 32%
No (67%) 71% 28%


DO YOU HAVE CHILDREN UNDER 18?
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
Fathers (16%) 66% 32%
Mothers (17%) 68% 32%
Men w/No Children (33%) 68% 31%
Women w/No Children (35%) 73% 25%


STATE ECONOMY
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
Excellent (-) * *
Good (-) * *
Not So Good (-) * *
Poor (-) * *


STATE ECONOMY
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
Excellent or Good (-) * *
Not Good or Poor (-) * *


HOW GEORGE W. BUSH IS HANDLING HIS JOB
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
Strongly Approve (22%) 36% 64%
Somewhat Approve (25%) 54% 44%
Somewhat Disapprove (15%) 81% 15%
Strongly Disapprove (36%) 94% 5%


HOW GEORGE W. BUSH IS HANDLING HIS JOB
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
Approve (47%) 45% 53%
Disapprove (51%) 90% 8%


IMPORTANCE OF WAR IN IRAQ
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
Extremely Important (37%) 72% 27%
Very Important (33%) 68% 29%
Somewhat Important (21%) 67% 32%
Not At All Important (8%) 61% 37%


IMPORTANCE OF TERRORISM
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
Extremely Important (41%) 63% 37%
Very Important (33%) 71% 27%
Somewhat Important (19%) 77% 21%
Not At All Important (5%) 72% 25%


IMPORTANCE OF ECONOMY
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
Extremely Important (42%) 74% 25%
Very Important (42%) 68% 31%
Somewhat Important (12%) 59% 39%
Not At All Important (2%) * *


IMPORTANCE OF ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
Extremely Important (40%) 62% 37%
Very Important (31%) 69% 29%
Somewhat Important (21%) 80% 18%
Not At All Important (6%) 72% 25%


IMPORTANCE OF CORRUPTION/ETHICS
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
Extremely Important (44%) 70% 29%
Very Important (32%) 68% 30%
Somewhat Important (17%) 67% 32%
Not At All Important (5%) 70% 28%


U.S. WAR IN IRAQ
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
Strongly Approve (22%) 36% 62%
Somewhat Approve (27%) 58% 41%
Somewhat Disapprove (17%) 84% 14%
Strongly Disapprove (31%) 93% 6%


U.S. WAR IN IRAQ
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
Approve (49%) 49% 50%
Disapprove (48%) 90% 9%


U.S. TROOPS IN IRAQ
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
Send More (19%) 52% 47%
Same As Now (22%) 51% 48%
Withdraw Some (23%) 82% 17%
Withdraw All (24%) 86% 11%


SHOULD U.S. WITHDRAW SOME OR ALL TROOPS?
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
No (40%) 51% 48%
Yes (47%) 84% 14%


VOTE FOR PRESIDENT IN 2004
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
Kerry (38%) 95% 4%
Bush (54%) 49% 50%
Someone Else (3%) 80% 10%
Did Not Vote (5%) 78% 21%


WOULD FRIST MAKE A GOOD PRESIDENT?
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
Yes (37%) 53% 46%
No (46%) 82% 16%


VOTE BY SIZE OF COMMUNITY
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
Big Cities (24%) 73% 26%
Smaller Cities (14%) 73% 26%
Suburbs (22%) 63% 33%
Small Towns (12%) 68% 30%
Rural (27%) 69% 30%


VOTE BY SIZE OF COMMUNITY
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
Urban (38%) 73% 26%
Suburban (22%) 63% 33%
Rural (39%) 69% 30%


VOTE BY REGION
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
Memphis Area (17%) 73% 25%
Nashville Area (26%) 67% 31%
Middle/Western Tenn. (21%) 72% 27%
Eastern Tenn. (36%) 67% 31%


VOTE FOR SENATE
TOTAL Bredesen Bryson
Ford (49%) 94% 5%
Corker (50%) 45% 54%


 
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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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