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U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES / EAST / EXIT POLL
3,199 Respondents Updated: 11:45 a.m.

VOTE BY GENDER
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Male (49%) 60% 38%
Female (51%) 66% 33%


VOTE BY RACE AND GENDER
TOTAL Democrat Republican
White Men (41%) 55% 43%
White Women (41%) 61% 37%
Non-White Men (9%) 83% 15%
Non-White Women (10%) 84% 16%


VOTE BY RACE
TOTAL Democrat Republican
White (81%) 58% 40%
African-American (10%) 89% 10%
Latino (6%) 81% 18%
Asian (2%) 80% 20%
Other (1%) 62% 34%


VOTE BY AGE
TOTAL Democrat Republican
18-29 (10%) 74% 25%
30-44 (24%) 65% 34%
45-59 (36%) 60% 39%
60 and Older (30%) 61% 37%


VOTE BY AGE
TOTAL Democrat Republican
18-64 (80%) 64% 34%
65 and Older (20%) 58% 40%


VOTE BY INCOME
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Under $15,000 (6%) 71% 28%
$15-30,000 (10%) 65% 33%
$30-50,000 (20%) 63% 36%
$50-75,000 (22%) 64% 34%
$75-100,000 (17%) 67% 32%
$100-150,000 (14%) 57% 43%
$150-200,000 (6%) 62% 37%
$200,000 or More (5%) 50% 48%


VOTE BY INCOME
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Less Than $50,000 (36%) 65% 34%
$50,000 or More (64%) 62% 37%


VOTE BY INCOME
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Less Than $100,000 (75%) 65% 33%
$100,000 or More (25%) 57% 42%


VOTE BY EDUCATION
TOTAL Democrat Republican
No High School (2%) 74% 24%
H.S. Graduate (23%) 59% 39%
Some College (28%) 63% 36%
College Graduate (25%) 63% 36%
Postgraduate (22%) 67% 32%


VOTE BY EDUCATION
TOTAL Democrat Republican
No College Degree (54%) 62% 37%
College Graduate (46%) 65% 34%


VOTE BY EDUCATION
TOTAL Democrat Republican
No College Education (25%) 61% 38%
College Educated (75%) 64% 35%


ANYONE IN HOUSEHOLD IN A UNION?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Yes, I Am (16%) 75% 24%
Yes, Someone Else Is (11%) 60% 37%
Yes, Both (2%) 80% 18%
No, No One Is (71%) 60% 39%


ARE YOU A UNION MEMBER?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Yes (18%) 75% 23%
No (82%) 60% 38%


ANYONE IN HOUSEHOLD IN A UNION?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Yes (29%) 70% 28%
No (71%) 60% 39%


VOTE BY PARTY ID
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Democrat (44%) 94% 5%
Republican (26%) 11% 88%
Independent (30%) 63% 33%


VOTE BY IDEOLOGY
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Liberal (24%) 92% 7%
Moderate (53%) 66% 32%
Conservative (23%) 26% 73%


VOTE BY RELIGION
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Protestant (38%) 58% 41%
Catholic (41%) 58% 41%
Jewish (4%) 88% 11%
Other (6%) 79% 16%
None (11%) 82% 15%


VOTE BY RELIGION AMONG WHITES
TOTAL Democrat Republican
White Protestants (28%) 48% 51%
White Catholics (36%) 56% 43%
White Jewish Voters (4%) 89% 10%
Whites - Other (4%) 78% 16%
White - No Religion (9%) 81% 17%
Non-White Voters (20%) 83% 17%


BORN-AGAIN OR EVANGELICAL CHRISTIAN?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Yes (19%) 55% 44%
No (81%) 65% 33%


WHITE EVANGELICAL/BORN-AGAIN?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Yes (12%) 38% 61%
No (88%) 67% 32%


VOTE BY CHURCH ATTENDANCE
TOTAL Democrat Republican
More Than Weekly (10%) 60% 40%
Weekly (27%) 55% 42%
Monthly (11%) 63% 36%
A Few Times a Year (32%) 66% 33%
Never (18%) 72% 26%


VOTE BY CHURCH ATTENDANCE
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Weekly (37%) 56% 42%
Occasionally (43%) 65% 34%
Never (18%) 72% 26%


ARE YOU MARRIED?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Yes (65%) 59% 40%
No (35%) 72% 26%


VOTE BY GENDER AND MARITAL STATUS
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Married Women (30%) 59% 38%
Men+Unmarr. Women (70%) 65% 34%


ARE YOU MARRIED?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Married Men (34%) 58% 42%
Married Women (31%) 59% 38%
Unmarried Men (15%) 72% 27%
Unmarried Women (19%) 73% 26%


ARE YOU MARRIED WITH CHILDREN?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Yes (26%) 56% 44%
No (74%) 66% 33%


DO YOU HAVE CHILDREN UNDER 18?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Yes (32%) 61% 38%
No (68%) 64% 35%


DO YOU HAVE CHILDREN UNDER 18?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Fathers (15%) 57% 41%
Mothers (17%) 64% 35%
Men w/No Children (34%) 62% 37%
Women w/No Children (35%) 66% 32%


VOTE BY MARITAL STATUS AND GENDER
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Married Mothers (14%) 56% 42%
All Other Women (37%) 67% 31%
All Men (49%) 62% 37%


ARE YOU GAY, LESBIAN OR BISEXUAL?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Yes (4%) 81% 17%
No (96%) 62% 36%


VOTE FOR PRESIDENT IN 2004
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Kerry (53%) 93% 6%
Bush (39%) 19% 80%
Someone Else (5%) 78% 18%
Did Not Vote (3%) 83% 15%


HOW GEORGE W. BUSH IS HANDLING HIS JOB
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Strongly Approve (13%) 11% 87%
Somewhat Approve (19%) 25% 74%
Somewhat Disapprove (18%) 65% 34%
Strongly Disapprove (49%) 91% 7%


HOW GEORGE W. BUSH IS HANDLING HIS JOB
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Approve (33%) 20% 79%
Disapprove (67%) 84% 14%


OPINION OF BUSH
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Enthusiastic (9%) 8% 91%
Satisfied (22%) 22% 77%
Dissatisfied (31%) 72% 27%
Angry (36%) 94% 5%


OPINION OF GOP LEADERS IN CONGRESS
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Enthusiastic (8%) 6% 93%
Satisfied (28%) 25% 74%
Dissatisfied (36%) 81% 17%
Angry (27%) 95% 4%


HOW CONGRESS IS HANDLING ITS JOB
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Strongly Approve (3%) 35% 64%
Somewhat Approve (30%) 35% 65%
Somewhat Disapprove (33%) 73% 25%
Strongly Disapprove (32%) 82% 16%


HOW CONGRESS IS HANDLING ITS JOB
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Approve (33%) 35% 65%
Disapprove (65%) 78% 21%


HOW GOP LEADERS HANDLED PAGE SCANDAL
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Strongly Approve (10%) 31% 66%
Somewhat Approve (23%) 38% 61%
Somewhat Disapprove (28%) 66% 32%
Strongly Disapprove (32%) 88% 11%


HOW GOP LEADERS HANDLED PAGE SCANDAL
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Approve (33%) 36% 62%
Disapprove (60%) 78% 21%


WHICH MATTERED MORE TO YOUR VOTE
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Local Issues (31%) 58% 41%
National Issues (64%) 65% 34%


VOTED TODAY TO...
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Support Bush (17%) 9% 90%
Oppose Bush (44%) 95% 4%
Bush Not a Factor (35%) 48% 50%


WHEN DID YOU DECIDE YOUR HOUSE VOTE?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Today (9%) 68% 31%
Last Three Days (8%) 55% 42%
Last Week (7%) 63% 35%
Last Month (22%) 63% 35%
Before Then (53%) 63% 36%


WHEN DID YOU DECIDE WHO TO VOTE FOR?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Today/Last 3 Days (17%) 62% 36%
Earlier Than That (83%) 63% 35%


WHEN DID YOU DECIDE WHO TO VOTE FOR?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Today/Last Week (24%) 63% 36%
Earlier Than That (76%) 63% 35%


IS U.S. GOING IN RIGHT DIRECTION?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Yes (33%) 26% 73%
No (63%) 84% 15%


NATIONAL ECONOMY
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Excellent (7%) 10% 88%
Good (37%) 46% 53%
Not Good (43%) 81% 18%
Poor (12%) 88% 9%


NATIONAL ECONOMY
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Excellent or Good (45%) 40% 59%
Not Good or Poor (55%) 82% 16%


FAMILY'S FINANCIAL SITUATION
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Better (24%) 36% 62%
Worse (28%) 80% 18%
Same (47%) 66% 32%


FAMILY'S FINANCIAL SITUATION
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Getting Ahead (27%) 44% 54%
Have Just Enough (55%) 67% 31%
Falling Behind (16%) 81% 18%


LIFE FOR NEXT GENERATION
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Better Than Today (26%) 44% 55%
Worse Than Today (44%) 76% 23%
About the Same (28%) 61% 37%


IMPORTANCE OF IRAQ
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Extremely Important (38%) 70% 29%
Very Important (30%) 57% 42%
Somewhat Important (21%) 57% 41%
Not At All Important (10%) 67% 32%


IMPORTANCE OF TERRORISM
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Extremely Important (40%) 59% 40%
Very Important (33%) 62% 36%
Somewhat Important (19%) 73% 25%
Not At All Important (7%) 65% 32%


IMPORTANCE OF ECONOMY
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Extremely Important (40%) 70% 29%
Very Important (42%) 58% 40%
Somewhat Important (14%) 56% 41%
Not At All Important (3%) 69% 30%


IMPORTANCE OF ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Extremely Important (28%) 58% 41%
Very Important (30%) 58% 42%
Somewhat Important (31%) 69% 29%
Not At All Important (10%) 75% 22%


IMPORTANCE OF VALUES ISSUES
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Extremely Important (28%) 53% 46%
Very Important (19%) 60% 38%
Somewhat Important (23%) 68% 31%
Not At All Important (29%) 72% 27%


IMPORTANCE OF CORRUPTION/ETHICS
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Extremely Important (40%) 71% 28%
Very Important (32%) 63% 36%
Somewhat Important (20%) 51% 47%
Not At All Important (7%) 53% 45%


IMPORTANCE OF SADDAM HUSSEIN VERDICT
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Extremely Important (17%) 56% 42%
Very Important (12%) 54% 45%
Somewhat Important (15%) 59% 39%
Not At All Important (49%) 68% 31%


U.S. WAR IN IRAQ
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Strongly Approve (15%) 17% 82%
Somewhat Approve (18%) 29% 70%
Somewhat Disapprove (18%) 69% 29%
Strongly Disapprove (47%) 89% 9%


U.S. WAR IN IRAQ
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Approve (33%) 23% 76%
Disapprove (65%) 84% 15%


U.S. TROOPS IN IRAQ
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Send More (14%) 26% 73%
Same As Now (16%) 31% 68%
Withdraw Some (30%) 72% 27%
Withdraw All (35%) 85% 13%


SHOULD U.S. WITHDRAW SOME OR ALL TROOPS?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
No (30%) 29% 70%
Yes (65%) 79% 19%


DID WAR IN IRAQ IMPROVE U.S. SECURITY?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Yes (28%) 17% 82%
No (66%) 84% 15%


WHO WOULD MAKE U.S. SAFER FROM TERRORISM
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Only Democrats (25%) 95% 4%
Only Republicans (24%) 14% 85%
Both Parties (29%) 67% 32%
Neither Party (18%) 72% 24%


WOULD DEMOCRATS MAKE U.S. SAFE?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Yes (55%) 80% 19%
No (42%) 40% 59%


WOULD REPUBLICANS MAKE U.S. SAFE?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Yes (53%) 43% 56%
No (44%) 86% 13%


MOST ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS SHOULD BE...
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Offered Legal Status (60%) 72% 27%
Deported (36%) 49% 50%


WILL VOTES BE COUNTED ACCURATELY?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Very Confident (45%) 50% 49%
Somewhat Confident (43%) 72% 27%
Not Very Confident (9%) 80% 18%
Not At All Confident (2%) 83% 14%


WILL VOTES BE COUNTED ACCURATELY?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Confident (88%) 61% 38%
Not Confident (11%) 81% 18%


VOTE BY SIZE OF COMMUNITY
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Big Cities (10%) 74% 25%
Smaller Cities (12%) 70% 29%
Suburbs (65%) 62% 36%
Small Towns (3%) 56% 41%
Rural (10%) 49% 50%


VOTE BY SIZE OF COMMUNITY
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Urban (22%) 72% 27%
Suburban (65%) 62% 36%
Rural (13%) 50% 48%


VOTE BY REGION
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Northeast (100%) 63% 35%
Midwest (-) * *
South (-) * *
West (-) * *


VOTE IN RACE FOR U.S. SENATE
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Democrat (62%) 93% 6%
Republican (32%) 15% 84%


 
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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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