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U.S. SENATE / CONNECTICUT / EXIT POLL
1,909 Respondents Updated: 11:45 a.m.

VOTE BY GENDER
TOTAL Lieberman Lamont Schlesinger
Male (48%) 51% 39% 9%
Female (52%) 48% 41% 10%


VOTE BY RACE AND GENDER
TOTAL Lieberman Lamont Schlesinger
White Men (40%) 54% 36% 10%
White Women (44%) 51% 37% 12%
Non-White Men (7%) 38% 57% 5%
Non-White Women (8%) 35% 59% 5%


VOTE BY RACE
TOTAL Lieberman Lamont Schlesinger
White (84%) 52% 36% 11%
African-American (8%) 38% 61% 2%
Latino (5%) 32% 58% 10%
Asian (1%) * * *
Other (2%) * * *


VOTE BY AGE
TOTAL Lieberman Lamont Schlesinger
18-29 (10%) 40% 50% 10%
30-44 (23%) 45% 41% 13%
45-59 (39%) 51% 39% 10%
60 and Older (28%) 56% 36% 7%


VOTE BY AGE
TOTAL Lieberman Lamont Schlesinger
18-64 (83%) 48% 41% 10%
65 and Older (17%) 57% 33% 9%


VOTE BY INCOME
TOTAL Lieberman Lamont Schlesinger
Under $15,000 (4%) 37% 50% 13%
$15-30,000 (7%) 48% 40% 12%
$30-50,000 (13%) 45% 45% 8%
$50-75,000 (16%) 52% 39% 8%
$75-100,000 (18%) 51% 38% 10%
$100-150,000 (22%) 48% 40% 12%
$150-200,000 (10%) 47% 40% 11%
$200,000 or More (11%) 57% 36% 8%


VOTE BY INCOME
TOTAL Lieberman Lamont Schlesinger
Less Than $50,000 (23%) 44% 45% 10%
$50,000 or More (77%) 51% 39% 10%


VOTE BY INCOME
TOTAL Lieberman Lamont Schlesinger
Less Than $100,000 (57%) 48% 41% 10%
$100,000 or More (43%) 50% 39% 11%


VOTE BY EDUCATION
TOTAL Lieberman Lamont Schlesinger
No High School (2%) * * *
H.S. Graduate (12%) 52% 38% 10%
Some College (25%) 49% 38% 12%
College Graduate (30%) 49% 40% 11%
Postgraduate (32%) 49% 43% 7%


VOTE BY EDUCATION
TOTAL Lieberman Lamont Schlesinger
No College Degree (39%) 50% 39% 11%
College Graduate (61%) 49% 41% 9%


VOTE BY EDUCATION
TOTAL Lieberman Lamont Schlesinger
No College Education (14%) 51% 39% 9%
College Educated (86%) 49% 40% 10%


VOTE BY PARTY ID
TOTAL Lieberman Lamont Schlesinger
Democrat (38%) 33% 65% 2%
Republican (26%) 70% 8% 21%
Independent (36%) 54% 35% 10%


VOTE BY IDEOLOGY
TOTAL Lieberman Lamont Schlesinger
Liberal (26%) 27% 69% 3%
Moderate (53%) 55% 36% 8%
Conservative (21%) 66% 13% 21%


VOTE BY RELIGION
TOTAL Lieberman Lamont Schlesinger
Protestant (36%) 52% 38% 10%
Catholic (42%) 55% 32% 12%
Jewish (6%) 65% 34% *
Other (6%) 21% 68% 9%
None (10%) 27% 66% 7%


VOTE BY RELIGION AMONG WHITES
TOTAL Lieberman Lamont Schlesinger
White Protestants (29%) 56% 32% 11%
White Catholics (38%) 56% 31% 13%
White Jewish Voters (6%) 66% 33% *
Whites - Other (3%) 21% 71% 9%
White - No Religion (9%) 26% 65% 8%
Non-White Voters (16%) 35% 59% 5%


VOTE BY CHURCH ATTENDANCE
TOTAL Lieberman Lamont Schlesinger
More Than Weekly (9%) 55% 37% 8%
Weekly (24%) 55% 32% 13%
Monthly (12%) 48% 37% 12%
A Few Times a Year (35%) 51% 39% 9%
Never (18%) 36% 56% 6%


VOTE BY CHURCH ATTENDANCE
TOTAL Lieberman Lamont Schlesinger
Weekly (33%) 55% 33% 12%
Occasionally (47%) 50% 39% 10%
Never (18%) 36% 56% 6%


WHO DO YOU WANT TO CONTROL SENATE?
TOTAL Lieberman Lamont Schlesinger
Democrats (55%) 31% 66% 3%
Republicans (29%) 76% 4% 19%
Does Not Matter (15%) 62% 22% 15%


WHEN DID YOU DECIDE YOUR SENATE VOTE?
TOTAL Lieberman Lamont Schlesinger
Today (9%) 38% 42% 18%
Last Three Days (8%) 43% 42% 15%
Last Week (5%) 45% 39% 13%
Last Month (20%) 49% 36% 14%
Before Then (58%) 52% 43% 5%


WHEN DID YOU DECIDE WHO TO VOTE FOR?
TOTAL Lieberman Lamont Schlesinger
Today/Last 3 Days (17%) 40% 42% 17%
Earlier Than That (83%) 51% 41% 8%


WHEN DID YOU DECIDE WHO TO VOTE FOR?
TOTAL Lieberman Lamont Schlesinger
Today/Last Week (22%) 41% 41% 16%
Earlier Than That (78%) 51% 41% 8%


WAS YOUR VOTE MAINLY...
TOTAL Lieberman Lamont Schlesinger
For Your Candidate (67%) 56% 35% 8%
Against Opponent (31%) 33% 53% 12%


VOTED TODAY TO...
TOTAL Lieberman Lamont Schlesinger
Support Bush (15%) 72% 7% 21%
Oppose Bush (40%) 17% 79% 4%
Bush Not a Factor (44%) 70% 18% 11%


LIEBERMAN AGREES WITH BUSH...
TOTAL Lieberman Lamont Schlesinger
Too Often (44%) 13% 80% 5%
Not Enough (9%) 66% 14% 19%
About Right (42%) 82% 7% 10%


LIEBERMAN AFTER DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY
TOTAL Lieberman Lamont Schlesinger
Dropped Out (41%) 5% 82% 12%
Stayed In Race (58%) 80% 12% 7%


DOES LAMONT HAVE RIGHT EXPERIENCE?
TOTAL Lieberman Lamont Schlesinger
Yes (40%) 14% 80% 5%
No (57%) 74% 13% 12%


HOW GEORGE W. BUSH IS HANDLING HIS JOB
TOTAL Lieberman Lamont Schlesinger
Strongly Approve (12%) 66% 12% 21%
Somewhat Approve (21%) 74% 9% 16%
Somewhat Disapprove (17%) 59% 27% 13%
Strongly Disapprove (49%) 31% 65% 3%


HOW GEORGE W. BUSH IS HANDLING HIS JOB
TOTAL Lieberman Lamont Schlesinger
Approve (33%) 71% 10% 18%
Disapprove (66%) 39% 55% 5%


IMPORTANCE OF WAR IN IRAQ
TOTAL Lieberman Lamont Schlesinger
Extremely Important (35%) 30% 62% 7%
Very Important (33%) 54% 35% 11%
Somewhat Important (24%) 65% 25% 9%
Not At All Important (7%) 67% 18% 13%


IMPORTANCE OF TERRORISM
TOTAL Lieberman Lamont Schlesinger
Extremely Important (28%) 56% 31% 12%
Very Important (34%) 52% 38% 9%
Somewhat Important (28%) 42% 49% 8%
Not At All Important (9%) 37% 55% 7%


IMPORTANCE OF ECONOMY
TOTAL Lieberman Lamont Schlesinger
Extremely Important (37%) 46% 44% 10%
Very Important (45%) 52% 37% 10%
Somewhat Important (15%) 50% 43% 7%
Not At All Important (3%) * * *


IMPORTANCE OF VALUES ISSUES
TOTAL Lieberman Lamont Schlesinger
Extremely Important (20%) 49% 38% 11%
Very Important (22%) 49% 41% 9%
Somewhat Important (23%) 54% 38% 6%
Not At All Important (34%) 45% 44% 11%


WORRIED ABOUT TERRORISM?
TOTAL Lieberman Lamont Schlesinger
Very Worried (25%) 56% 31% 11%
Somewhat Worried (49%) 52% 39% 9%
Not Too Worried (21%) 38% 53% 8%
Not At All Worried (5%) 30% 60% 7%


WORRIED ABOUT TERRORISM?
TOTAL Lieberman Lamont Schlesinger
Yes (74%) 53% 36% 10%
No (25%) 37% 54% 8%


U.S. WAR IN IRAQ
TOTAL Lieberman Lamont Schlesinger
Strongly Approve (12%) 77% 9% 13%
Somewhat Approve (21%) 71% 8% 20%
Somewhat Disapprove (19%) 62% 27% 10%
Strongly Disapprove (46%) 28% 67% 4%


U.S. WAR IN IRAQ
TOTAL Lieberman Lamont Schlesinger
Approve (33%) 73% 8% 18%
Disapprove (66%) 38% 55% 6%


U.S. TROOPS IN IRAQ
TOTAL Lieberman Lamont Schlesinger
Send More (15%) 72% 11% 17%
Same As Now (16%) 72% 12% 15%
Withdraw Some (33%) 47% 45% 8%
Withdraw All (31%) 29% 65% 6%


SHOULD U.S. WITHDRAW SOME OR ALL TROOPS?
TOTAL Lieberman Lamont Schlesinger
No (31%) 72% 12% 16%
Yes (63%) 38% 54% 7%


VOTE BY SIZE OF COMMUNITY
TOTAL Lieberman Lamont Schlesinger
Big Cities (-) * * *
Smaller Cities (16%) 52% 35% 12%
Suburbs (73%) 50% 40% 9%
Small Towns (8%) 50% 38% 11%
Rural (2%) * * *


VOTE BY SIZE OF COMMUNITY
TOTAL Lieberman Lamont Schlesinger
Urban (16%) 52% 35% 12%
Suburban (73%) 50% 40% 9%
Rural (10%) 43% 45% 10%


VOTE BY REGION
TOTAL Lieberman Lamont Schlesinger
Large Cities (18%) 44% 47% 8%
Connecticut Valley (35%) 51% 38% 10%
N.Y. Suburbs (21%) 53% 39% 8%
Rest of Connecticut (25%) 50% 38% 11%


 
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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• Notes for individual races, by state
• Poll closing times by state and time zone
• 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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