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U.S. SENATE / WASHINGTON / EXIT POLL
1,120 Respondents Updated: 11:45 a.m.

VOTE BY GENDER
TOTAL Cantwell McGavick Dixon Guthrie
Male (50%) 57% 41% 1% 1%
Female (50%) 60% 36% 1% 1%


VOTE BY RACE AND GENDER
TOTAL Cantwell McGavick Dixon Guthrie
White Men (43%) 54% 45% 1% 1%
White Women (41%) 61% 37% 1% 1%
Non-White Men (7%) 79% 17% 2% 1%
Non-White Women (9%) 58% 31% 5% 2%


VOTE BY RACE
TOTAL Cantwell McGavick Dixon Guthrie
White (84%) 57% 41% 1% 1%
African-American (2%) * * * *
Latino (9%) 65% 25% 6% 3%
Asian (2%) * * * *
Other (3%) 72% 28% * *


VOTE BY AGE
TOTAL Cantwell McGavick Dixon Guthrie
18-29 (9%) 48% 46% 3% 3%
30-44 (19%) 62% 37% * *
45-59 (40%) 59% 37% 2% 1%
60 and Older (32%) 58% 39% * 1%


VOTE BY AGE
TOTAL Cantwell McGavick Dixon Guthrie
18-64 (80%) 58% 39% 1% 1%
65 and Older (20%) 58% 38% * 1%


VOTE BY INCOME
TOTAL Cantwell McGavick Dixon Guthrie
Under $15,000 (7%) 63% 32% 2% 0%
$15-30,000 (8%) 67% 33% * *
$30-50,000 (19%) 59% 37% 1% 3%
$50-75,000 (23%) 58% 40% 0% 1%
$75-100,000 (18%) 63% 34% 2% 1%
$100-150,000 (16%) 62% 37% 1% *
$150-200,000 (4%) 52% 48% * *
$200,000 or More (4%) 55% 45% * *


VOTE BY INCOME
TOTAL Cantwell McGavick Dixon Guthrie
Less Than $50,000 (34%) 62% 35% 1% 2%
$50,000 or More (66%) 60% 38% 1% 1%


VOTE BY INCOME
TOTAL Cantwell McGavick Dixon Guthrie
Less Than $100,000 (76%) 61% 36% 1% 1%
$100,000 or More (24%) 59% 40% 0% *


ANYONE IN HOUSEHOLD IN A UNION?
TOTAL Cantwell McGavick Dixon Guthrie
Yes, I Am (14%) 60% 40% * *
Yes, Someone Else Is (10%) 68% 31% * 1%
Yes, Both (3%) 83% 11% * *
No, No One Is (74%) 55% 41% 1% 1%


ANYONE IN HOUSEHOLD IN A UNION?
TOTAL Cantwell McGavick Dixon Guthrie
Yes (26%) 66% 33% * 0%
No (74%) 55% 41% 1% 1%


ARE YOU A UNION MEMBER?
TOTAL Cantwell McGavick Dixon Guthrie
Yes (16%) 64% 35% * *
No (84%) 57% 40% 1% 1%


VOTE BY EDUCATION
TOTAL Cantwell McGavick Dixon Guthrie
No High School (2%) * * * *
H.S. Graduate (15%) 63% 32% * 2%
Some College (31%) 53% 44% 1% 1%
College Graduate (34%) 57% 41% 1% 0%
Postgraduate (17%) 67% 31% 1% 1%


VOTE BY EDUCATION
TOTAL Cantwell McGavick Dixon Guthrie
No College Degree (49%) 56% 41% 1% 1%
College Graduate (51%) 60% 37% 1% 1%


VOTE BY EDUCATION
TOTAL Cantwell McGavick Dixon Guthrie
No College Education (17%) 61% 34% * 2%
College Educated (83%) 58% 40% 1% 1%


VOTE BY PARTY ID
TOTAL Cantwell McGavick Dixon Guthrie
Democrat (39%) 97% 2% 1% 1%
Republican (29%) 9% 89% 1% 1%
Independent (32%) 57% 39% 2% 1%


VOTE BY IDEOLOGY
TOTAL Cantwell McGavick Dixon Guthrie
Liberal (27%) 92% 5% 2% 1%
Moderate (42%) 68% 30% 1% 0%
Conservative (31%) 16% 80% 0% 2%


VOTE BY RELIGION
TOTAL Cantwell McGavick Dixon Guthrie
Protestant (54%) 49% 50% 0% 1%
Catholic (17%) 66% 34% * *
Jewish (1%) * * * *
Other (6%) 68% 18% 11% 3%
None (22%) 75% 19% 2% 1%


VOTE BY RELIGION AMONG WHITES
TOTAL Cantwell McGavick Dixon Guthrie
White Protestants (47%) 47% 52% * 1%
White Catholics (12%) 62% 38% * *
White Jewish Voters (1%) * * * *
Whites - Other (3%) 67% 29% 3% *
White - No Religion (18%) 79% 17% 2% 1%
Non-White Voters (18%) 67% 25% 4% 2%


VOTE BY CHURCH ATTENDANCE
TOTAL Cantwell McGavick Dixon Guthrie
More Than Weekly (10%) 29% 68% * 2%
Weekly (22%) 43% 56% 0% 0%
Monthly (11%) 62% 31% 3% 0%
A Few Times a Year (28%) 66% 32% 0% 1%
Never (27%) 75% 21% 2% 1%


VOTE BY CHURCH ATTENDANCE
TOTAL Cantwell McGavick Dixon Guthrie
Weekly (33%) 39% 60% 0% 1%
Occasionally (39%) 65% 31% 1% 1%
Never (27%) 75% 21% 2% 1%


DO YOU HAVE CHILDREN UNDER 18?
TOTAL Cantwell McGavick Dixon Guthrie
Yes (30%) 55% 43% 1% 0%
No (70%) 61% 36% 1% 1%


DO YOU HAVE CHILDREN UNDER 18?
TOTAL Cantwell McGavick Dixon Guthrie
Fathers (15%) 54% 45% * 1%
Mothers (15%) 57% 42% 1% *
Men w/No Children (35%) 58% 39% 1% 1%
Women w/No Children (35%) 63% 32% 1% 1%


HOW GEORGE W. BUSH IS HANDLING HIS JOB
TOTAL Cantwell McGavick Dixon Guthrie
Strongly Approve (17%) 9% 88% * 1%
Somewhat Approve (20%) 21% 78% * 1%
Somewhat Disapprove (12%) 65% 33% * 2%
Strongly Disapprove (50%) 91% 6% 2% 0%


HOW GEORGE W. BUSH IS HANDLING HIS JOB
TOTAL Cantwell McGavick Dixon Guthrie
Approve (37%) 15% 83% * 1%
Disapprove (62%) 86% 11% 2% 1%


STATE ECONOMY
TOTAL Cantwell McGavick Dixon Guthrie
Excellent (8%) 27% 71% * 2%
Good (65%) 60% 38% 1% 1%
Not So Good (19%) 67% 29% 3% 1%
Poor (5%) 65% 28% 4% 1%


STATE ECONOMY
TOTAL Cantwell McGavick Dixon Guthrie
Excellent or Good (73%) 56% 42% 1% 1%
Not Good or Poor (25%) 67% 29% 3% 1%


WILL VOTES BE COUNTED ACCURATELY?
TOTAL Cantwell McGavick Dixon Guthrie
Very Confident (30%) 67% 30% 1% 1%
Somewhat Confident (44%) 64% 33% 2% 1%
Not Very Confident (17%) 44% 56% * 0%
Not At All Confident (8%) 24% 74% * 0%


WILL VOTES BE COUNTED ACCURATELY?
TOTAL Cantwell McGavick Dixon Guthrie
Confident (74%) 65% 32% 1% 1%
Not Confident (25%) 38% 61% * 0%


IMPORTANCE OF WAR IN IRAQ
TOTAL Cantwell McGavick Dixon Guthrie
Extremely Important (33%) 68% 28% 2% 1%
Very Important (26%) 64% 33% 2% 1%
Somewhat Important (27%) 52% 47% * 1%
Not At All Important (12%) 38% 60% 1% 1%


IMPORTANCE OF TERRORISM
TOTAL Cantwell McGavick Dixon Guthrie
Extremely Important (25%) 45% 54% 1% 0%
Very Important (34%) 54% 43% 1% 1%
Somewhat Important (28%) 72% 25% 2% 1%
Not At All Important (11%) 72% 24% 3% *


IMPORTANCE OF ECONOMY
TOTAL Cantwell McGavick Dixon Guthrie
Extremely Important (30%) 59% 39% 1% 1%
Very Important (48%) 56% 41% 1% 1%
Somewhat Important (19%) 65% 33% 2% 0%
Not At All Important (2%) * * * *


IMPORTANCE OF ENVIRONMENT
TOTAL Cantwell McGavick Dixon Guthrie
Extremely Important (24%) 84% 13% 3% 1%
Very Important (42%) 67% 31% 1% 1%
Somewhat Important (29%) 32% 67% * 0%
Not At All Important (3%) 24% 73% 2% *


U.S. WAR IN IRAQ
TOTAL Cantwell McGavick Dixon Guthrie
Strongly Approve (14%) 7% 92% * 1%
Somewhat Approve (21%) 21% 77% * 1%
Somewhat Disapprove (16%) 65% 31% 2% 2%
Strongly Disapprove (47%) 90% 6% 1% 1%


U.S. WAR IN IRAQ
TOTAL Cantwell McGavick Dixon Guthrie
Approve (36%) 15% 83% * 1%
Disapprove (63%) 84% 13% 2% 1%


U.S. TROOPS IN IRAQ
TOTAL Cantwell McGavick Dixon Guthrie
Send More (13%) 43% 57% * *
Same As Now (23%) 25% 73% * 1%
Withdraw Some (26%) 78% 19% 1% 1%
Withdraw All (26%) 84% 11% 3% 1%


SHOULD U.S. WITHDRAW SOME OR ALL TROOPS?
TOTAL Cantwell McGavick Dixon Guthrie
No (36%) 32% 67% * 1%
Yes (51%) 81% 15% 2% 1%


U.S. SAFER THAN BEFORE 9/11?
TOTAL Cantwell McGavick Dixon Guthrie
Yes (47%) 30% 68% * 1%
No (45%) 86% 11% 2% 1%


BUSH POLICIES ON LAND USE
TOTAL Cantwell McGavick Dixon Guthrie
Helped (7%) 21% 75% * 4%
Hurt (37%) 91% 6% 2% 1%
No Effect (38%) 40% 59% 1% 0%


VOTED TODAY TO...
TOTAL Cantwell McGavick Dixon Guthrie
Support Bush (13%) 8% 86% 1% 1%
Oppose Bush (34%) 93% 4% 3% 1%
Bush Not a Factor (50%) 48% 50% 0% 1%


VOTE BY SIZE OF COMMUNITY
TOTAL Cantwell McGavick Dixon Guthrie
Big Cities (9%) 79% 12% 4% *
Smaller Cities (17%) 58% 40% 1% *
Suburbs (52%) 55% 43% 1% 1%
Small Towns (13%) 65% 32% * 2%
Rural (10%) 51% 45% 1% 2%


VOTE BY SIZE OF COMMUNITY
TOTAL Cantwell McGavick Dixon Guthrie
Urban (26%) 65% 31% 2% *
Suburban (52%) 55% 43% 1% 1%
Rural (23%) 59% 37% 0% 2%


 
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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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