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GOVERNOR / MARYLAND / EXIT POLL
1,688 Respondents Updated: 11:45 a.m.

VOTE BY GENDER
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
Male (47%) 51% 48%
Female (53%) 40% 60%


VOTE BY RACE AND GENDER
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
White Men (35%) 59% 39%
White Women (36%) 49% 50%
Non-White Men (12%) 26% 73%
Non-White Women (16%) 18% 81%


VOTE BY RACE
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
White (72%) 54% 45%
African-American (23%) 15% 84%
Latino (1%) * *
Asian (2%) * *
Other (2%) * *


VOTE BY AGE
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
18-29 (13%) 44% 54%
30-44 (27%) 46% 54%
45-59 (37%) 45% 53%
60 and Older (23%) 46% 54%


VOTE BY AGE
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
18-64 (86%) 45% 54%
65 and Older (14%) 46% 54%


VOTE BY INCOME
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
Under $15,000 (1%) * *
$15-30,000 (6%) 43% 57%
$30-50,000 (16%) 42% 56%
$50-75,000 (23%) 44% 54%
$75-100,000 (19%) 48% 50%
$100-150,000 (18%) 47% 53%
$150-200,000 (9%) 45% 55%
$200,000 or More (8%) 51% 49%


VOTE BY INCOME
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
Less Than $50,000 (23%) 43% 56%
$50,000 or More (77%) 47% 53%


VOTE BY INCOME
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
Less Than $100,000 (66%) 45% 54%
$100,000 or More (34%) 47% 53%


VOTE BY EDUCATION
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
No High School (2%) * *
H.S. Graduate (15%) 54% 46%
Some College (29%) 46% 52%
College Graduate (29%) 48% 51%
Postgraduate (25%) 37% 62%


VOTE BY EDUCATION
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
No College Degree (46%) 49% 50%
College Graduate (54%) 43% 56%


VOTE BY EDUCATION
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
No College Education (17%) 53% 47%
College Educated (83%) 44% 55%


ANYONE IN HOUSEHOLD IN A UNION?
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
Yes, I Am (12%) 36% 63%
Yes, Someone Else Is (10%) 31% 66%
Yes, Both (2%) * *
No, No One Is (76%) 49% 50%


ANYONE IN HOUSEHOLD IN A UNION?
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
Yes (24%) 34% 64%
No (76%) 49% 50%


ARE YOU A UNION MEMBER?
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
Yes (14%) 36% 63%
No (86%) 47% 52%


VOTE BY PARTY ID
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
Democrat (50%) 15% 85%
Republican (31%) 93% 7%
Independent (19%) 49% 47%


VOTE BY IDEOLOGY
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
Liberal (26%) 14% 84%
Moderate (49%) 44% 55%
Conservative (24%) 82% 18%


VOTE BY RELIGION
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
Protestant (50%) 51% 48%
Catholic (26%) 53% 46%
Jewish (7%) 25% 75%
Other (7%) 34% 63%
None (9%) 27% 70%


VOTE BY RELIGION AMONG WHITES
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
White Protestants (32%) 67% 33%
White Catholics (21%) 58% 41%
White Jewish Voters (7%) 24% 76%
Whites - Other (4%) 47% 48%
White - No Religion (7%) 29% 68%
Non-White Voters (29%) 25% 75%


VOTE BY CHURCH ATTENDANCE
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
More Than Weekly (13%) 56% 44%
Weekly (27%) 47% 52%
Monthly (14%) 41% 58%
A Few Times a Year (28%) 50% 50%
Never (15%) 36% 63%


VOTE BY CHURCH ATTENDANCE
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
Weekly (40%) 50% 49%
Occasionally (42%) 47% 53%
Never (15%) 36% 63%


ARE YOU MARRIED?
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
Yes (69%) 50% 50%
No (31%) 38% 61%


VOTE BY GENDER AND MARITAL STATUS
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
Married Women (34%) 45% 54%
Men+Unmarr. Women (66%) 46% 53%


ARE YOU MARRIED WITH CHILDREN?
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
Yes (30%) 53% 47%
No (70%) 43% 56%


DO YOU HAVE CHILDREN UNDER 18?
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
Fathers (17%) 54% 45%
Mothers (20%) 46% 54%
Men w/No Children (30%) 49% 49%
Women w/No Children (33%) 37% 63%


VOTE BY MARITAL STATUS AND GENDER
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
Married Mothers (16%) 49% 51%
All Other Women (36%) 37% 62%
All Men (48%) 52% 47%


ARE YOU MARRIED?
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
Married Men (35%) 54% 45%
Married Women (34%) 45% 54%
Unmarried Men (13%) 48% 51%
Unmarried Women (18%) 31% 68%


DO YOU HAVE CHILDREN UNDER 18?
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
Yes (37%) 50% 50%
No (63%) 43% 56%


STATE ECONOMY
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
Excellent (15%) 81% 17%
Good (60%) 47% 52%
Not So Good (22%) 23% 77%
Poor (2%) * *


STATE ECONOMY
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
Excellent or Good (75%) 54% 45%
Not Good or Poor (24%) 22% 77%


WILL VOTES BE COUNTED ACCURATELY?
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
Very Confident (42%) 56% 43%
Somewhat Confident (45%) 40% 59%
Not Very Confident (9%) 26% 73%
Not At All Confident (3%) 33% 62%


WILL VOTES BE COUNTED ACCURATELY?
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
Confident (87%) 48% 52%
Not Confident (12%) 28% 70%


HOW GEORGE W. BUSH IS HANDLING HIS JOB
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
Strongly Approve (18%) 90% 10%
Somewhat Approve (21%) 80% 19%
Somewhat Disapprove (15%) 43% 57%
Strongly Disapprove (45%) 13% 85%


HOW GEORGE W. BUSH IS HANDLING HIS JOB
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
Approve (39%) 84% 15%
Disapprove (60%) 21% 78%


IMPORTANCE OF WAR IN IRAQ
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
Extremely Important (33%) 30% 69%
Very Important (29%) 48% 52%
Somewhat Important (22%) 54% 45%
Not At All Important (15%) 69% 31%


IMPORTANCE OF TERRORISM
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
Extremely Important (32%) 58% 42%
Very Important (32%) 46% 53%
Somewhat Important (24%) 33% 66%
Not At All Important (11%) 44% 54%


IMPORTANCE OF ECONOMY
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
Extremely Important (36%) 46% 53%
Very Important (42%) 48% 52%
Somewhat Important (17%) 44% 54%
Not At All Important (4%) 44% 54%


IMPORTANCE OF ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
Extremely Important (26%) 62% 38%
Very Important (30%) 53% 47%
Somewhat Important (30%) 36% 62%
Not At All Important (14%) 29% 70%


U.S. WAR IN IRAQ
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
Strongly Approve (14%) 90% 10%
Somewhat Approve (21%) 81% 19%
Somewhat Disapprove (20%) 47% 53%
Strongly Disapprove (44%) 14% 85%


U.S. WAR IN IRAQ
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
Approve (35%) 84% 16%
Disapprove (64%) 24% 75%


U.S. TROOPS IN IRAQ
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
Send More (14%) 82% 18%
Same As Now (19%) 82% 17%
Withdraw Some (31%) 37% 62%
Withdraw All (31%) 19% 80%


SHOULD U.S. WITHDRAW SOME OR ALL TROOPS?
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
No (32%) 82% 18%
Yes (62%) 28% 71%


WHO RESPECTS THE VIEWS OF BLACKS?
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
Only Democrats (27%) 16% 84%
Only Republicans (6%) 93% 4%
Both Parties (45%) 63% 37%
Neither Party (14%) 26% 71%


VOTE BY SIZE OF COMMUNITY
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
Big Cities (8%) 22% 77%
Smaller Cities (6%) 49% 51%
Suburbs (76%) 45% 54%
Small Towns (6%) 73% 25%
Rural (3%) 56% 44%


VOTE BY SIZE OF COMMUNITY
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
Urban (15%) 33% 66%
Suburban (76%) 45% 54%
Rural (9%) 68% 31%


VOTE BY REGION
TOTAL Ehrlich O'Malley
Baltimore (8%) 22% 77%
Baltimore Suburbs (39%) 53% 46%
D.C. Suburbs (29%) 29% 70%
Rest of Maryland (24%) 60% 39%


 
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• 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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