Connecticut county results

Exit poll

Gender

Category Obama Romney % Total
Male 51 47 47
Female 63 36 53

In which age group are you?

Category Obama Romney % Total
18-29 66 30 13
30-44 55 44 24
45-64 58 41 43
65 or over 54 46 20

In which age group are you?

Category Obama Romney % Total
18-24 65 32 7
25-29 67 29 6
30-39 57 42 13
40-49 57 42 22
50-64 57 42 32
65 or over 54 46 20

Race

Category Obama Romney % Total
White 51 48 79
Black 93 7 11
Hispanic or Latino 79 20 6
Asian - - 2
Other - - 1

Gender by race

Category Obama Romney % Total
White men 44 54 38
White women 57 42 42
Black men - - 5
Black women 96 3 6
Latino men - - 2
Latino women - - 4
All other races - - 4

On most political matters, do you consider yourself:

Category Obama Romney % Total
Liberal 93 6 28
Moderate 56 42 47
Conservative 19 80 24

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

Category Obama Romney % Total
Democrat 94 6 41
Republican 9 91 26
Independent or something else 51 46 32

What was the last grade of school you completed?

Category Obama Romney % Total
No high school diploma - - 2
High school graduate 62 37 15
Some college or associate degree 60 39 24
College graduate 49 49 31
Postgraduate study 60 38 29

What was the last grade of school you completed?

Category Obama Romney % Total
College graduate 54 44 59
No college degree 62 37 41

What was the last grade of school you completed?

Category Obama Romney % Total
More than high school graduate 56 42 83
High school graduate or less 65 34 17

2011 total family income:

Category Obama Romney % Total
Under $30,000 73 24 12
$30,000 - $49,999 73 26 13
$50,000 - $99,999 54 45 29
$100,000 - $199,999 55 44 29
$200,000 - $249,999 49 50 7
$250,000 or more 49 51 10

2011 total family income:

Category Obama Romney % Total
Under $50,000 73 25 25
$50,000 - $99,999 54 45 29
$100,000 or more 53 46 46

2011 total family income

Category Obama Romney % Total
Under $50,000 73 25 25
$50,000 or more 53 46 75

2011 total family income:

Category Obama Romney % Total
Under $100,000 63 36 54
$100,000 or more 53 46 46

Religion

Category Obama Romney % Total
Protestant or other Christian 58 40 34
Catholic 49 51 41
Jewish - - 5
Something else - - 9
None 76 21 12

Religion among whites

Category Obama Romney % Total
White Protestant/Other Christian 44 55 23
White Catholic 46 53 36
White Jewish - - 5
White something else - - 6
White none - - 10
Non-white 84 15 20

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

Category Obama Romney % Total
Foreign policy - - 4
Federal budget deficit 41 57 14
The economy 55 44 62
Health care 81 19 17

Which ONE of these four candidate qualities mattered most in deciding how you voted for president?

Category Obama Romney % Total
Shares my values 60 39 29
Is a strong leader 52 48 23
Cares about people like me 85 14 20
Has a vision for the future 41 57 26

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

Category Obama Romney % Total
The housing market - - 8
Unemployment 62 37 47
Taxes 39 59 23
Rising prices 60 37 21

Which candidate is more in touch with people like you?

Category Obama Romney % Total
Barack Obama 96 3 58
Mitt Romney 3 97 38

Who would better handle the economy?

Category Obama Romney % Total
Barack Obama 98 1 55
Mitt Romney 6 94 42

Which is closer to your view:

Category Obama Romney % Total
Government should do more to solve problems 83 16 52
Government is doing too many things better left to businesses and individuals 27 71 42

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

Category Obama Romney % Total
Excellent - - 2
Good 93 6 23
Not so good 64 35 47
Poor 10 87 26

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

Category Obama Romney % Total
Excellent or good 93 6 25
Not so good or poor 45 53 73

Is the U.S. economy:

Category Obama Romney % Total
Getting better 93 6 45
Getting worse 15 82 30
Staying about the same 45 54 23

Economic conditions:

Category Obama Romney % Total
Getting better 93 6 45
Staying the same and good - - 3
Staying the same and not good 40 60 19
Getting worse 15 82 30

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

Category Obama Romney % Total
Better today 89 10 26
Worse today 21 77 33
About the same 71 28 41

Is your opinion of Barack Obama:

Category Obama Romney % Total
Favorable 95 5 58
Unfavorable 5 92 41

Is your opinion of Mitt Romney:

Category Obama Romney % Total
Favorable 13 86 43
Unfavorable 92 6 54

Which best describes your vote for president today?

Category Obama Romney % Total
I strongly favor my candidate 62 37 72
I like my candidate but with reservations 55 44 21
I dislike the other candidate - - 6

When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential election?

Category Obama Romney % Total
Just today - - 5
In the last few days - - 8
In October - - 7
In September - - 8
Before that 62 37 72

When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential election?

Category Obama Romney % Total
Just today or in the last few days 50 46 13
Before that 60 39 87

When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential election?

Category Obama Romney % Total
In October or later 51 46 20
Before that 61 38 80

Are you currently married?

Category Obama Romney % Total
Yes 54 45 64
No 65 33 36

Gender by marital status

Category Obama Romney % Total
Married men 48 51 32
Married women 60 39 32
Not married men 60 36 15
Not married women 69 30 21

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

Category Obama Romney % Total
Yes 57 41 36
No 59 40 64

Married with children

Category Obama Romney % Total
Married with children 51 48 26
All others 61 38 74

Parents

Category Obama Romney % Total
Men with children 51 47 18
Women with children 64 35 18
Men without children 54 44 31
Women without children 64 36 33

Do you work full-time for pay?

Category Obama Romney % Total
Yes 58 41 63
No 57 40 37

In today's election for U.S. Senate, did you just vote for:

Category Obama Romney % Total
Chris Murphy 93 6 55
Linda McMahon 14 85 44

Population of area

Category Obama Romney % Total
Over 500,000 - - -
50,000 - 500,000 73 25 15
Suburbs 55 43 78
10,000 - 50,000 49 49 6
Rural - - -

Population of area

Category Obama Romney % Total
City over 50,000 73 25 15
Suburbs 55 43 78
Small city and Rural 49 49 6

Geographic area

Category Obama Romney % Total
NYC Suburbs 60 39 26
Hartford Area 61 37 36
East 55 44 17
West 51 48 21