Ohio county results

Exit poll

Gender

Category Brown Mandel % Total
Male 48 50 49
Female 56 42 51

In which age group are you?

Category Brown Mandel % Total
18-29 64 34 17
30-44 52 44 24
45-64 49 48 41
65 or over 46 52 18

In which age group are you?

Category Brown Mandel % Total
18-24 64 35 10
25-29 64 33 7
30-39 57 41 14
40-49 46 51 20
50-64 51 47 31
65 or over 46 52 18

Race

Category Brown Mandel % Total
White 43 54 80
Black 95 4 15
Hispanic or Latino 51 44 3
Asian - - 1
Other - - 1

Gender by race

Category Brown Mandel % Total
White men 38 59 39
White women 47 49 41
Black men 96 4 7
Black women 94 5 8
Latino men - - 2
Latino women - - 2
All other races - - 2

On most political matters, do you consider yourself:

Category Brown Mandel % Total
Liberal 90 8 22
Moderate 60 37 42
Conservative 18 80 35

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

Category Brown Mandel % Total
Democrat 92 7 38
Republican 7 90 31
Independent or something else 46 50 31

What was the last grade of school you completed?

Category Brown Mandel % Total
No high school diploma 66 32 4
High school graduate 52 46 24
Some college or associate degree 53 44 32
College graduate 48 51 27
Postgraduate study 54 43 13

What was the last grade of school you completed?

Category Brown Mandel % Total
College graduate 50 48 41
No college degree 54 44 59

What was the last grade of school you completed?

Category Brown Mandel % Total
More than high school graduate 51 46 72
High school graduate or less 54 44 28

2011 total family income:

Category Brown Mandel % Total
Under $30,000 63 34 23
$30,000 - $49,999 56 42 22
$50,000 - $99,999 49 50 34
$100,000 - $199,999 42 55 16
$200,000 - $249,999 - - 2
$250,000 or more 46 52 3

2011 total family income:

Category Brown Mandel % Total
Under $50,000 59 38 45
$50,000 - $99,999 49 50 34
$100,000 or more 42 55 21

2011 total family income

Category Brown Mandel % Total
Under $50,000 59 38 45
$50,000 or more 46 52 55

2011 total family income:

Category Brown Mandel % Total
Under $100,000 55 43 79
$100,000 or more 42 55 21

Religion

Category Brown Mandel % Total
Protestant or other Christian 49 49 54
Catholic 44 52 26
Jewish - - 1
Something else - - 7
None 71 26 11

Religion among whites

Category Brown Mandel % Total
White Protestant/Other Christian 38 59 43
White Catholic 43 53 22
White Jewish - - 1
White something else - - 4
White none 64 31 9
Non-white 82 16 21

White evangelical or white born-again Christians

Category Brown Mandel % Total
White evangelical or white born-again Christians 29 69 31
All others 61 36 69

Which comes closest to your position? Abortion should be:

Category Brown Mandel % Total
Legal in all cases 81 16 25
Legal in most cases 64 34 31
Illegal in most cases 25 71 27
Illegal in all cases 15 85 12

Which comes closest to your position? Abortion should be:

Category Brown Mandel % Total
Legal 71 26 56
Illegal 22 75 39

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

Category Brown Mandel % Total
Foreign policy - - 4
Federal budget deficit 34 64 14
The economy 50 48 59
Health care 73 25 20

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

Category Brown Mandel % Total
The housing market - - 6
Unemployment 54 44 32
Taxes 33 64 18
Rising prices 54 43 41

What should happen to the 2010 health care law?

Category Brown Mandel % Total
Expand it 93 7 26
Leave it as is 79 20 16
Repeal some of it 40 58 27
Repeal all of it 9 88 25

What should happen to the 2010 health care law?

Category Brown Mandel % Total
Expand it or leave it as is 88 12 42
Repeal some or all of it 25 72 53

Should income tax rates:

Category Brown Mandel % Total
Increase for all 44 54 12
Increase only on income over $250,000 78 19 45
Not increase for anyone 20 76 39

Who is more in touch with people like you?

Category Brown Mandel % Total
Barack Obama 91 8 50
Mitt Romney 8 89 46

Who would better handle the economy?

Category Brown Mandel % Total
Barack Obama 93 6 46
Mitt Romney 12 85 51

Who would better handle Medicare?

Category Brown Mandel % Total
Barack Obama 90 7 49
Mitt Romney 8 88 46

Which is closer to your view:

Category Brown Mandel % Total
Government should do more to solve problems 82 16 39
Government is doing too many things better left to businesses and individuals 29 68 56

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

Category Brown Mandel % Total
Excellent - - 2
Good 92 6 23
Not so good 55 41 42
Poor 13 86 31

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

Category Brown Mandel % Total
Excellent or good 92 6 25
Not so good or poor 37 60 74

Is the U.S. economy:

Category Brown Mandel % Total
Getting better 94 5 36
Getting worse 12 87 34
Staying about the same 46 49 29

Economic conditions:

Category Brown Mandel % Total
Getting better 94 5 36
Staying the same and good - - 5
Staying the same and not good 38 56 24
Getting worse 12 87 34

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

Category Brown Mandel % Total
Better today 84 14 25
Worse today 17 80 31
About the same 60 38 43

Who is more to blame for current economic problems?

Category Brown Mandel % Total
Barack Obama 12 85 41
George W. Bush 87 11 50

Which comes closest to your feelings about the Obama administration:

Category Brown Mandel % Total
Enthusiastic 96 2 24
Satisfied, but not enthusiastic 84 13 24
Dissatisfied, but not angry 18 78 28
Angry 2 95 22

Which comes closest to your feelings about the Obama administration:

Category Brown Mandel % Total
Positive 90 7 48
Negative 11 85 50

Is your opinion of Barack Obama:

Category Brown Mandel % Total
Favorable 88 10 56
Unfavorable 9 88 43

Is your opinion of Mitt Romney:

Category Brown Mandel % Total
Favorable 14 84 46
Unfavorable 89 8 50

Do Barack Obama's policies generally favor:

Category Brown Mandel % Total
The rich 12 81 10
The middle class 85 13 43
The poor 26 70 36

Would Mitt Romney's policies generally favor:

Category Brown Mandel % Total
The rich 84 12 56
The middle class 6 91 35
The poor - - 1

Are you currently married?

Category Brown Mandel % Total
Yes 45 53 58
No 62 36 42

Gender by marital status

Category Brown Mandel % Total
Married men 41 57 29
Married women 48 49 29
Not married men 57 40 20
Not married women 65 33 23

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

Category Brown Mandel % Total
Yes 54 44 33
No 53 44 67

Married with children

Category Brown Mandel % Total
Married with children 44 54 21
All others 56 41 79

Parents

Category Brown Mandel % Total
Men with children 55 44 16
Women with children 54 44 17
Men without children 51 48 34
Women without children 56 40 33

Does anyone in your household belong to a labor union?

Category Brown Mandel % Total
Yes 62 35 22
No 48 49 78

Does anyone in your household work in the auto industry?

Category Brown Mandel % Total
Yes - - 9
No 49 47 90

How do you feel about the federal government's aid to U.S. automakers?

Category Brown Mandel % Total
Approve 75 22 60
Disapprove 9 87 36

Has anyone in your household lost a job or been laid off in the last four years?

Category Brown Mandel % Total
Yes 48 48 38
No 53 45 62

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

Category Brown Mandel % Total
Barack Obama 93 6 50
Mitt Romney 9 89 48

Population of area

Category Brown Mandel % Total
Over 500,000 61 37 8
50,000 - 500,000 70 28 17
Suburbs 49 48 55
10,000 - 50,000 45 53 5
Rural 39 58 14

Population of area

Category Brown Mandel % Total
City over 50,000 67 31 25
Suburbs 49 48 55
Small city and Rural 40 57 19

Geographic area

Category Brown Mandel % Total
Cleveland area 61 36 19
East 52 45 21
Northwest/Toledo 45 52 15
Columbus area 54 44 18
South/Cincinnati 47 50 27