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EXIT POLLS: Maryland

Republicans
HOW TO READ EXIT AND ENTRANCE POLLS: The first column of numbers in each table shows how many voters fall into each category; those numbers should be read down. The remaining figures show how each category voted; those numbers should be read across.

REPUBLICAN PARTY, April 3, 2012

1,243 Respondents
Vote by Gender
Other/No Answer
Men
Women
Vote by Race
Other/No Answer
White
Black
Other
Vote by Age
Other/No Answer
17-29
30-44
45-64
65 and Older
Vote by Age
Other/No Answer
17-24
25-29
30-39
40-49
50-64
65 and Older
Vote by Education
Other/No Answer
Never Attended College
Some College
College Graduates
Postgraduate Study
Vote by Education
Other/No Answer
College Graduates
No College Degree
Vote by Education
Other/No Answer
Attended College
No College Education
Vote by Income
Other/No Answer
Under $30K
$30-50K
$50-100K
$100-200K
$200K or More
Vote by Income
Other/No Answer
Less Than $50K
$50-100K
$100K or More
Do You Work Full-Time For Pay?
Other/No Answer
Yes
No
Vote by Gender and Employment Status
Other/No Answer
Working Men
Working Women
Men No Full-Time Job
Women No Full-Time Job
Vote by Marital Status
Other/No Answer
Married
Unmarried
Vote by Marital Status and Gender
Other/No Answer
Married Men
Married Women
Unmarried Men
Unmarried Women
Vote by Party ID
Other/No Answer
Democrats
Republicans
Independents
Vote by Ideology
Other/No Answer
Very Conservative
Somewhat Conservative
Moderate or Liberal
Vote by Ideology
Other/No Answer
Conservative
Moderate or Liberal
Opinion of Tea Party Movement
Other/No Answer
Strongly Support
Somewhat Support
Neutral
Somewhat Oppose
Strongly Oppose
Opinion of Tea Party Movement
Other/No Answer
Support
Neutral
Oppose
Born-Again or Evangelical Christian?
Other/No Answer
Yes
No
White Evangelical/Born-Again?
Other/No Answer
Yes
No
Most Important Issue
Other/No Answer
Abortion
Budget Deficit
Economy
Illegal Immigration
Most Important Candidate Quality
Other/No Answer
Can Defeat Obama
True Conservative
Strong Moral Character
Right Experience
Will You Vote for GOP Nominee in November?
Other/No Answer
Definitely
Probably
Only if My Candidate Wins
Romney's Positions on the Issues
Other/No Answer
Too Conservative
Not Conservative Enough
About Right
Santorum's Positions on Issues Are...
Other/No Answer
Too Conservative
Not Conservative Enough
About Right
Nation's Economy Is:
Other/No Answer
Starting to Recover
Staying the Same
Getting Worse
Vote by Time of Decision
Other/No Answer
Just Today
Last Few Days
In March
Earlier This Year
Before That
Vote by Time of Decision
Other/No Answer
In the Last Few Days
Before That
Vote by Time of Decision
Other/No Answer
This Year
Last Year
Did Recent Endorsements Affect Your Vote?
Other/No Answer
Most Important Factor
Important Factor
Minor Factor
Not a Factor At All
Were Recent Endorsements Important To Your Vote?
Other/No Answer
Yes
No
Were Recent Endorsements A Factor in Your Vote?
Other/No Answer
Yes
No
Vote by Size of Place
Other/No Answer
Urban
Suburban
Rural
Vote by Region
Other/No Answer
Baltimore City
Baltimore Suburbs
D.C. Suburbs
Rest of State
Special Notes
  • Exit polls are a survey of selected voters taken soon after they leave their voting place. Pollsters use this sample information, collected from a small percentage of voters, to track and project how all voters or a specific segments of the voters sided on a particular race or ballot measure. Because of the nature of caucuses, these polls are conducted as voters enter a caucus venue and are known as entrance polls.
  • Candidates who have dropped out of the presidential race may still be included in exit and entrance polls.