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U.S. SENATE / MARYLAND / EXIT POLL
1,693 Respondents Updated: 11:45 a.m.

VOTE BY GENDER
TOTAL Cardin Steele
Male (48%) 50% 48%
Female (52%) 60% 39%


VOTE BY RACE AND GENDER
TOTAL Cardin Steele
White Men (36%) 45% 54%
White Women (36%) 52% 46%
Non-White Men (12%) 67% 32%
Non-White Women (16%) 76% 22%


VOTE BY RACE
TOTAL Cardin Steele
White (72%) 48% 50%
African-American (23%) 74% 25%
Latino (1%) * *
Asian (2%) * *
Other (2%) * *


VOTE BY AGE
TOTAL Cardin Steele
18-29 (13%) 57% 39%
30-44 (27%) 55% 44%
45-59 (37%) 54% 45%
60 and Older (23%) 57% 42%


VOTE BY AGE
TOTAL Cardin Steele
18-64 (86%) 55% 43%
65 and Older (14%) 55% 43%


VOTE BY INCOME
TOTAL Cardin Steele
Under $15,000 (1%) * *
$15-30,000 (6%) 58% 42%
$30-50,000 (16%) 63% 35%
$50-75,000 (23%) 55% 44%
$75-100,000 (19%) 47% 50%
$100-150,000 (18%) 53% 45%
$150-200,000 (9%) 55% 43%
$200,000 or More (8%) 54% 46%


VOTE BY INCOME
TOTAL Cardin Steele
Less Than $50,000 (23%) 62% 37%
$50,000 or More (77%) 53% 46%


VOTE BY INCOME
TOTAL Cardin Steele
Less Than $100,000 (66%) 55% 43%
$100,000 or More (34%) 54% 45%


VOTE BY EDUCATION
TOTAL Cardin Steele
No High School (2%) * *
H.S. Graduate (15%) 49% 51%
Some College (29%) 53% 45%
College Graduate (29%) 51% 48%
Postgraduate (25%) 64% 33%


VOTE BY EDUCATION
TOTAL Cardin Steele
No College Degree (46%) 52% 47%
College Graduate (54%) 57% 41%


VOTE BY EDUCATION
TOTAL Cardin Steele
No College Education (17%) 49% 51%
College Educated (83%) 56% 43%


ANYONE IN HOUSEHOLD IN A UNION?
TOTAL Cardin Steele
Yes, I Am (12%) 61% 37%
Yes, Someone Else Is (10%) 62% 37%
Yes, Both (2%) * *
No, No One Is (76%) 53% 46%


ANYONE IN HOUSEHOLD IN A UNION?
TOTAL Cardin Steele
Yes (24%) 61% 37%
No (76%) 53% 46%


ARE YOU A UNION MEMBER?
TOTAL Cardin Steele
Yes (14%) 61% 37%
No (86%) 54% 45%


VOTE BY PARTY ID
TOTAL Cardin Steele
Democrat (50%) 86% 12%
Republican (31%) 6% 94%
Independent (19%) 52% 44%


VOTE BY IDEOLOGY
TOTAL Cardin Steele
Liberal (26%) 85% 12%
Moderate (49%) 58% 41%
Conservative (25%) 17% 83%


VOTE BY RELIGION
TOTAL Cardin Steele
Protestant (50%) 49% 50%
Catholic (26%) 45% 54%
Jewish (8%) 87% 11%
Other (7%) 66% 27%
None (9%) 76% 24%


VOTE BY RELIGION AMONG WHITES
TOTAL Cardin Steele
White Protestants (32%) 36% 63%
White Catholics (21%) 41% 58%
White Jewish Voters (7%) 88% 10%
Whites - Other (4%) 56% 31%
White - No Religion (7%) 74% 26%
Non-White Voters (29%) 71% 28%


VOTE BY CHURCH ATTENDANCE
TOTAL Cardin Steele
More Than Weekly (13%) 39% 59%
Weekly (28%) 50% 49%
Monthly (14%) 59% 39%
A Few Times a Year (28%) 55% 43%
Never (15%) 72% 28%


VOTE BY CHURCH ATTENDANCE
TOTAL Cardin Steele
Weekly (41%) 46% 52%
Occasionally (42%) 56% 42%
Never (15%) 72% 28%


ARE YOU MARRIED?
TOTAL Cardin Steele
Yes (69%) 51% 48%
No (31%) 64% 34%


VOTE BY GENDER AND MARITAL STATUS
TOTAL Cardin Steele
Married Women (34%) 53% 45%
Men+Unmarr. Women (66%) 56% 43%


ARE YOU MARRIED WITH CHILDREN?
TOTAL Cardin Steele
Yes (30%) 46% 53%
No (70%) 59% 40%


DO YOU HAVE CHILDREN UNDER 18?
TOTAL Cardin Steele
Yes (37%) 49% 50%
No (63%) 59% 40%


DO YOU HAVE CHILDREN UNDER 18?
TOTAL Cardin Steele
Fathers (17%) 41% 57%
Mothers (20%) 56% 43%
Men w/No Children (30%) 56% 43%
Women w/No Children (33%) 61% 36%


ARE YOU MARRIED?
TOTAL Cardin Steele
Married Men (35%) 48% 51%
Married Women (34%) 53% 45%
Unmarried Men (13%) 56% 41%
Unmarried Women (18%) 71% 29%


VOTE BY MARITAL STATUS AND GENDER
TOTAL Cardin Steele
Married Mothers (16%) 52% 47%
All Other Women (36%) 62% 37%
All Men (48%) 50% 48%


STATE ECONOMY
TOTAL Cardin Steele
Excellent (15%) 22% 78%
Good (61%) 54% 45%
Not So Good (22%) 78% 22%
Poor (2%) * *


STATE ECONOMY
TOTAL Cardin Steele
Excellent or Good (76%) 47% 51%
Not Good or Poor (24%) 77% 22%


WILL VOTES BE COUNTED ACCURATELY?
TOTAL Cardin Steele
Very Confident (42%) 45% 54%
Somewhat Confident (46%) 59% 39%
Not Very Confident (9%) 74% 22%
Not At All Confident (3%) 64% 33%


WILL VOTES BE COUNTED ACCURATELY?
TOTAL Cardin Steele
Confident (87%) 53% 46%
Not Confident (12%) 72% 25%


HOW GEORGE W. BUSH IS HANDLING HIS JOB
TOTAL Cardin Steele
Strongly Approve (18%) 10% 90%
Somewhat Approve (21%) 18% 82%
Somewhat Disapprove (15%) 62% 37%
Strongly Disapprove (45%) 88% 10%


HOW GEORGE W. BUSH IS HANDLING HIS JOB
TOTAL Cardin Steele
Approve (39%) 14% 86%
Disapprove (60%) 81% 16%


IMPORTANCE OF WAR IN IRAQ
TOTAL Cardin Steele
Extremely Important (34%) 71% 27%
Very Important (29%) 54% 45%
Somewhat Important (22%) 43% 56%
Not At All Important (15%) 35% 65%


IMPORTANCE OF TERRORISM
TOTAL Cardin Steele
Extremely Important (32%) 44% 55%
Very Important (32%) 54% 44%
Somewhat Important (24%) 65% 33%
Not At All Important (11%) 60% 38%


IMPORTANCE OF ECONOMY
TOTAL Cardin Steele
Extremely Important (35%) 52% 47%
Very Important (43%) 55% 44%
Somewhat Important (18%) 57% 40%
Not At All Important (3%) 63% 37%


IMPORTANCE OF ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION
TOTAL Cardin Steele
Extremely Important (26%) 37% 63%
Very Important (30%) 50% 49%
Somewhat Important (30%) 66% 32%
Not At All Important (14%) 71% 27%


U.S. WAR IN IRAQ
TOTAL Cardin Steele
Strongly Approve (14%) 9% 90%
Somewhat Approve (21%) 13% 86%
Somewhat Disapprove (20%) 60% 40%
Strongly Disapprove (44%) 87% 10%


U.S. WAR IN IRAQ
TOTAL Cardin Steele
Approve (35%) 12% 87%
Disapprove (64%) 78% 20%


U.S. TROOPS IN IRAQ
TOTAL Cardin Steele
Send More (14%) 19% 81%
Same As Now (18%) 17% 83%
Withdraw Some (31%) 67% 32%
Withdraw All (32%) 81% 16%


SHOULD U.S. WITHDRAW SOME OR ALL TROOPS?
TOTAL Cardin Steele
No (32%) 18% 82%
Yes (62%) 74% 24%


WHO RESPECTS THE VIEWS OF BLACKS?
TOTAL Cardin Steele
Only Democrats (27%) 86% 13%
Only Republicans (6%) 11% 89%
Both Parties (45%) 38% 61%
Neither Party (14%) 67% 27%


WHEN DID YOU DECIDE YOUR SENATE VOTE?
TOTAL Cardin Steele
Today (6%) 53% 41%
Last Three Days (8%) 57% 38%
Last Week (9%) 56% 44%
Last Month (25%) 50% 50%
Before Then (51%) 57% 42%


WHEN DID YOU DECIDE WHO TO VOTE FOR?
TOTAL Cardin Steele
Today/Last 3 Days (14%) 56% 39%
Earlier Than That (85%) 55% 45%


WHEN DID YOU DECIDE WHO TO VOTE FOR?
TOTAL Cardin Steele
Today/Last Week (23%) 56% 41%
Earlier Than That (76%) 54% 45%


OPINION OF YOUR CANDIDATE
TOTAL Cardin Steele
Strongly Favor (61%) 50% 49%
Reservations (29%) 61% 39%
Dislike Opponent (9%) 68% 30%


VOTED TODAY TO...
TOTAL Cardin Steele
Support Bush (14%) 5% 95%
Oppose Bush (38%) 93% 5%
Bush Not a Factor (46%) 38% 61%


VOTE BY SIZE OF COMMUNITY
TOTAL Cardin Steele
Big Cities (9%) 75% 22%
Smaller Cities (6%) 56% 44%
Suburbs (76%) 56% 43%
Small Towns (6%) 27% 70%
Rural (3%) * *


VOTE BY SIZE OF COMMUNITY
TOTAL Cardin Steele
Urban (15%) 67% 31%
Suburban (76%) 56% 43%
Rural (9%) 29% 69%


VOTE BY REGION
TOTAL Cardin Steele
Baltimore (9%) 75% 22%
Baltimore Suburbs (39%) 48% 49%
D.C. Suburbs (29%) 72% 28%
Rest of Maryland (24%) 39% 60%


 
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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