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GOVERNOR / MINNESOTA / EXIT POLL
2,142 Respondents Updated: 11:45 a.m.

VOTE BY GENDER
TOTAL Pawlenty Hatch Hutchinson
Male (49%) 50% 42% 8%
Female (51%) 43% 50% 6%


VOTE BY RACE AND GENDER
TOTAL Pawlenty Hatch Hutchinson
White Men (45%) 52% 40% 8%
White Women (48%) 45% 48% 6%
Non-White Men (4%) 26% 69% 4%
Non-White Women (3%) 18% 78% 4%


VOTE BY RACE
TOTAL Pawlenty Hatch Hutchinson
White (92%) 48% 44% 7%
African-American (3%) 23% 75% *
Latino (1%) * * *
Asian (1%) * * *
Other (3%) 11% 86% 3%


VOTE BY AGE
TOTAL Pawlenty Hatch Hutchinson
18-29 (15%) 41% 48% 9%
30-44 (24%) 52% 41% 5%
45-59 (35%) 46% 46% 7%
60 and Older (25%) 44% 50% 5%


VOTE BY AGE
TOTAL Pawlenty Hatch Hutchinson
18-64 (83%) 47% 45% 7%
65 and Older (17%) 42% 51% 6%


VOTE BY INCOME
TOTAL Pawlenty Hatch Hutchinson
Under $15,000 (7%) 35% 55% 8%
$15-30,000 (10%) 35% 59% 5%
$30-50,000 (20%) 37% 56% 7%
$50-75,000 (26%) 49% 43% 7%
$75-100,000 (16%) 50% 42% 7%
$100-150,000 (13%) 50% 44% 5%
$150-200,000 (5%) 59% 30% 9%
$200,000 or More (4%) 56% 35% 9%


VOTE BY INCOME
TOTAL Pawlenty Hatch Hutchinson
Less Than $50,000 (37%) 36% 56% 7%
$50,000 or More (63%) 51% 42% 7%


VOTE BY INCOME
TOTAL Pawlenty Hatch Hutchinson
Less Than $100,000 (78%) 43% 49% 7%
$100,000 or More (22%) 53% 39% 7%


VOTE BY EDUCATION
TOTAL Pawlenty Hatch Hutchinson
No High School (2%) * * *
H.S. Graduate (18%) 47% 47% 4%
Some College (31%) 50% 43% 6%
College Graduate (27%) 48% 44% 7%
Postgraduate (21%) 38% 53% 8%


VOTE BY EDUCATION
TOTAL Pawlenty Hatch Hutchinson
No College Degree (51%) 49% 45% 5%
College Graduate (49%) 44% 48% 8%


VOTE BY EDUCATION
TOTAL Pawlenty Hatch Hutchinson
No College Education (20%) 47% 48% 4%
College Educated (80%) 46% 46% 7%


VOTE BY PARTY ID
TOTAL Pawlenty Hatch Hutchinson
Democrat (40%) 8% 86% 6%
Republican (36%) 92% 4% 4%
Independent (24%) 43% 43% 12%


VOTE BY IDEOLOGY
TOTAL Pawlenty Hatch Hutchinson
Liberal (25%) 9% 81% 9%
Moderate (46%) 41% 51% 8%
Conservative (30%) 87% 10% 3%


VOTE BY RELIGION
TOTAL Pawlenty Hatch Hutchinson
Protestant (52%) 53% 39% 7%
Catholic (29%) 49% 42% 8%
Jewish (1%) * * *
Other (7%) 27% 68% 6%
None (11%) 20% 73% 5%


VOTE BY RELIGION AMONG WHITES
TOTAL Pawlenty Hatch Hutchinson
White Protestants (49%) 53% 39% 7%
White Catholics (27%) 51% 40% 8%
White Jewish Voters (1%) * * *
Whites - Other (5%) 30% 62% 8%
White - No Religion (9%) 19% 72% 6%
Non-White Voters (9%) 30% 64% 5%


VOTE BY CHURCH ATTENDANCE
TOTAL Pawlenty Hatch Hutchinson
More Than Weekly (10%) 69% 26% 5%
Weekly (32%) 53% 41% 6%
Monthly (15%) 47% 45% 8%
A Few Times a Year (29%) 40% 49% 9%
Never (13%) 26% 68% 5%


VOTE BY CHURCH ATTENDANCE
TOTAL Pawlenty Hatch Hutchinson
Weekly (42%) 57% 37% 6%
Occasionally (44%) 43% 48% 9%
Never (13%) 26% 68% 5%


STATE ECONOMY
TOTAL Pawlenty Hatch Hutchinson
Excellent (9%) 88% 11% 2%
Good (65%) 51% 41% 7%
Not So Good (22%) 20% 72% 8%
Poor (3%) * * *


STATE ECONOMY
TOTAL Pawlenty Hatch Hutchinson
Excellent or Good (74%) 56% 37% 6%
Not Good or Poor (25%) 18% 72% 9%


DO YOU HAVE CHILDREN UNDER 18?
TOTAL Pawlenty Hatch Hutchinson
Yes (34%) 55% 40% 4%
No (66%) 42% 50% 8%


DO YOU HAVE CHILDREN UNDER 18?
TOTAL Pawlenty Hatch Hutchinson
Fathers (17%) 60% 35% 4%
Mothers (17%) 50% 44% 5%
Men w/No Children (32%) 44% 46% 10%
Women w/No Children (34%) 39% 54% 6%


HOW GEORGE W. BUSH IS HANDLING HIS JOB
TOTAL Pawlenty Hatch Hutchinson
Strongly Approve (16%) 93% 5% 2%
Somewhat Approve (24%) 85% 12% 3%
Somewhat Disapprove (15%) 47% 43% 10%
Strongly Disapprove (44%) 8% 80% 10%


HOW GEORGE W. BUSH IS HANDLING HIS JOB
TOTAL Pawlenty Hatch Hutchinson
Approve (40%) 88% 10% 3%
Disapprove (59%) 18% 71% 10%


IMPORTANCE OF WAR IN IRAQ
TOTAL Pawlenty Hatch Hutchinson
Extremely Important (33%) 34% 58% 7%
Very Important (33%) 49% 46% 4%
Somewhat Important (25%) 51% 38% 10%
Not At All Important (8%) 69% 25% 5%


IMPORTANCE OF TERRORISM
TOTAL Pawlenty Hatch Hutchinson
Extremely Important (28%) 62% 33% 4%
Very Important (34%) 51% 44% 5%
Somewhat Important (27%) 28% 59% 12%
Not At All Important (9%) 36% 54% 8%


IMPORTANCE OF ECONOMY
TOTAL Pawlenty Hatch Hutchinson
Extremely Important (30%) 38% 56% 5%
Very Important (48%) 51% 41% 7%
Somewhat Important (19%) 44% 46% 9%
Not At All Important (2%) * * *


IMPORTANCE OF CRIME
TOTAL Pawlenty Hatch Hutchinson
Extremely Important (20%) 49% 46% 5%
Very Important (43%) 51% 43% 6%
Somewhat Important (29%) 39% 52% 8%
Not At All Important (7%) 42% 42% 13%


IMPORTANCE OF VALUES ISSUES
TOTAL Pawlenty Hatch Hutchinson
Extremely Important (32%) 65% 31% 4%
Very Important (19%) 40% 51% 8%
Somewhat Important (21%) 41% 50% 9%
Not At All Important (27%) 32% 58% 8%


U.S. WAR IN IRAQ
TOTAL Pawlenty Hatch Hutchinson
Strongly Approve (15%) 90% 8% 1%
Somewhat Approve (24%) 81% 14% 4%
Somewhat Disapprove (16%) 41% 49% 10%
Strongly Disapprove (43%) 12% 78% 9%


U.S. WAR IN IRAQ
TOTAL Pawlenty Hatch Hutchinson
Approve (40%) 85% 12% 3%
Disapprove (59%) 20% 70% 9%


U.S. TROOPS IN IRAQ
TOTAL Pawlenty Hatch Hutchinson
Send More (14%) 77% 19% 4%
Same As Now (25%) 78% 16% 5%
Withdraw Some (29%) 30% 62% 8%
Withdraw All (27%) 17% 72% 8%


SHOULD U.S. WITHDRAW SOME OR ALL TROOPS?
TOTAL Pawlenty Hatch Hutchinson
No (38%) 78% 17% 5%
Yes (55%) 24% 67% 8%


VOTE FOR PRESIDENT IN 2004
TOTAL Pawlenty Hatch Hutchinson
Kerry (46%) 8% 83% 8%
Bush (47%) 86% 10% 4%
Someone Else (3%) 22% 52% 13%
Did Not Vote (4%) 41% 46% 10%


VOTE BY SIZE OF COMMUNITY
TOTAL Pawlenty Hatch Hutchinson
Big Cities (-) * * *
Smaller Cities (19%) 31% 58% 9%
Suburbs (47%) 51% 42% 6%
Small Towns (10%) 51% 46% 3%
Rural (23%) 47% 46% 7%


VOTE BY SIZE OF COMMUNITY
TOTAL Pawlenty Hatch Hutchinson
Urban (19%) 31% 58% 9%
Suburban (47%) 51% 42% 6%
Rural (33%) 48% 46% 6%


VOTE BY REGION
TOTAL Pawlenty Hatch Hutchinson
Twin Cities (32%) 39% 51% 8%
Twin Cities Suburbs (25%) 53% 39% 6%
Western Minnesota (22%) 52% 42% 5%
Eastern Minnesota (21%) 43% 51% 6%


 
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
• Technical help and advice
• 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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