Connecticut county results

Exit poll

Gender

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
Male 49 49 47
Female 60 39 53

In which age group are you?

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
18-29 61 36 13
30-44 52 47 24
45-64 54 44 43
65 or over 56 42 19

In which age group are you?

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
18-24 61 38 7
25-29 62 34 6
30-39 54 45 13
40-49 53 47 22
50-64 53 45 32
65 or over 56 42 19

Race

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
White 49 49 80
Black 88 12 11
Hispanic or Latino 69 30 6
Asian - - 2
Other - - 1

Gender by race

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
White men 44 54 38
White women 53 45 42
Black men - - 5
Black women 95 4 6
Latino men - - 2
Latino women - - 4
All other races - - 4

On most political matters, do you consider yourself:

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
Liberal 89 10 28
Moderate 52 46 47
Conservative 18 80 24

No matter how you voted today, do you usually think of yourself as a:

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
Democrat 90 9 42
Republican 11 89 26
Independent or something else 44 52 32

What was the last grade of school you completed?

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
No high school diploma - - 2
High school graduate 60 37 15
Some college or associate degree 56 42 24
College graduate 47 52 31
Postgraduate study 57 40 29

What was the last grade of school you completed?

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
College graduate 52 47 60
No college degree 58 40 40

What was the last grade of school you completed?

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
More than high school graduate 53 45 83
High school graduate or less 62 36 17

2011 total family income:

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
Under $30,000 71 26 12
$30,000 - $49,999 63 33 13
$50,000 - $99,999 50 48 29
$100,000 - $199,999 53 46 29
$200,000 - $249,999 51 49 7
$250,000 or more 46 54 10

2011 total family income:

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
Under $50,000 67 30 25
$50,000 - $99,999 50 48 29
$100,000 or more 51 48 46

2011 total family income

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
Under $50,000 67 30 25
$50,000 or more 51 48 75

2011 total family income:

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
Under $100,000 58 39 54
$100,000 or more 51 48 46

Religion

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
Protestant or other Christian 53 45 33
Catholic 44 54 41
Jewish - - 5
Something else - - 9
None 74 23 12

Religion among whites

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
White Protestant/Other Christian 40 58 23
White Catholic 42 56 36
White Jewish - - 5
White something else - - 6
White none - - 10
Non-white 79 20 20

Which ONE of these four issues is the most important facing the country?

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
Foreign policy - - 4
Federal budget deficit 42 54 14
The economy 51 48 62
Health care 76 24 17

Which ONE of these four is the biggest economic problem facing people like you?

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
The housing market - - 8
Unemployment 58 41 47
Taxes 38 60 23
Rising prices 58 38 21

Which candidate is more in touch with people like you?

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
Barack Obama 87 12 59
Mitt Romney 10 89 38

Who would better handle the economy?

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
Barack Obama 89 10 56
Mitt Romney 12 86 42

Which is closer to your view:

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
Government should do more to solve problems 77 22 51
Government is doing too many things better left to businesses and individuals 25 73 42

Do you think the condition of the nation's economy is:

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
Excellent - - 2
Good 87 12 23
Not so good 61 37 47
Poor 12 85 26

Do you think the condition of the nation's economy:

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
Excellent or good 87 12 25
Not so good or poor 44 54 73

Is the U.S. economy:

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
Getting better 87 12 46
Getting worse 17 79 30
Staying about the same 42 57 23

Economic conditions:

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
Getting better 87 12 46
Staying the same and good - - 3
Staying the same and not good 39 60 20
Getting worse 17 79 30

Compared to four years ago, is your family's financial situation:

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
Better today 82 15 26
Worse today 24 74 33
About the same 61 38 41

Is your opinion of Barack Obama:

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
Favorable 84 15 58
Unfavorable 11 87 41

Is your opinion of Mitt Romney:

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
Favorable 16 83 43
Unfavorable 83 15 54

Are you currently married?

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
Yes 51 47 64
No 61 37 36

Gender by marital status

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
Married men 47 51 32
Married women 55 43 32
Not married men 55 42 16
Not married women 65 33 21

Do you have any children under 18 living in your home?

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
Yes 52 47 36
No 58 40 64

Married with children

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
Married with children 47 52 26
All others 59 39 74

Parents

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
Men with children 48 50 18
Women with children 57 42 18
Men without children 54 44 30
Women without children 61 37 34

Do you work full-time for pay?

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
Yes 53 45 63
No 58 40 37

Which best describes your vote for U.S. Senate today?

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
I strongly favor my candidate 55 44 50
I like my candidate but with reservations 45 55 32
I dislike the other candidate 66 28 17

Which candidate for U.S. senator do you think has high ethical standards?

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
Only Chris Murphy does 98 2 36
Only Linda McMahon does 3 97 20
Both do 46 54 16
Neither does 47 47 24

Which candidate for U.S. senator do you think has high ethical standards?

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
Chris Murphy does 82 18 52
Chris Murphy does not 27 69 43

Which candidate for U.S. senator do you think has high ethical standards?

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
Linda McMahon does 22 78 35
Linda McMahon does not 78 20 60

Did Linda McMahon's work as CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment make you:

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
More likely to vote for her - - 8
Less likely to vote for her 92 6 32
Did not affect your vote 38 60 58

In deciding how to vote for U.S. senator, how important was it to you which party controls the U.S. Senate next year?

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
Very important 62 37 67
Somewhat important 45 52 22
Not too important - - 8
Not at all important - - 2

In deciding how to vote for U.S. senator, how important was it to you which party controls the U.S. Senate next year?

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
Very important or somewhat important 58 41 89
Not too important or not at all important - - 11

In today's election for president, did you just vote for:

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
Barack Obama 88 11 58
Mitt Romney 8 90 41

Population of area

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
Over 500,000 - - -
50,000 - 500,000 71 28 15
Suburbs 53 45 79
10,000 - 50,000 39 57 7
Rural - - -

Population of area

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
City over 50,000 71 28 15
Suburbs 53 45 79
Small city and Rural 39 57 7

Geographic area

Category Murphy McMahon % Total
NYC Suburbs 58 40 26
Hartford Area 58 40 36
East 54 45 17
West 46 52 21