Michigan county results

Exit poll

Gender

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
Male 55 42 49
Female 62 36 51

In which age group are you?

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
18-29 62 32 17
30-44 58 37 23
45-64 58 40 42
65 or over 56 43 17

In which age group are you?

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
18-24 60 32 9
25-29 64 32 8
30-39 61 34 14
40-49 57 40 19
50-64 57 41 32
65 or over 56 43 17

Race

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
White 50 47 77
Black 94 4 16
Hispanic or Latino 61 30 3
Asian - - 2
Other - - 2

Gender by race

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
White men 47 49 38
White women 53 44 39
Black men 90 7 7
Black women 97 2 9
Latino men - - 2
Latino women - - 1
All other races 77 22 4

On most political matters, do you consider yourself:

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
Liberal 92 5 26
Moderate 66 30 39
Conservative 21 75 35

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

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
Democrat 96 3 41
Republican 12 86 30
Independent or something else 54 39 29

What was the last grade of school you completed?

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
No high school diploma - - 3
High school graduate 65 32 19
Some college or associate degree 56 41 32
College graduate 50 46 27
Postgraduate study 65 32 19

What was the last grade of school you completed?

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
College graduate 56 40 46
No college degree 60 37 54

What was the last grade of school you completed?

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
More than high school graduate 56 40 78
High school graduate or less 66 31 22

2011 total family income:

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
Under $30,000 70 27 20
$30,000 - $49,999 62 34 21
$50,000 - $99,999 54 43 33
$100,000 - $199,999 55 42 19
$200,000 - $249,999 - - 3
$250,000 or more 48 51 4

2011 total family income:

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
Under $50,000 66 30 42
$50,000 - $99,999 54 43 33
$100,000 or more 54 44 26

2011 total family income

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
Under $50,000 66 30 42
$50,000 or more 54 43 58

2011 total family income:

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
Under $100,000 61 36 74
$100,000 or more 54 44 26

Religion

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
Protestant or other Christian 50 46 53
Catholic 52 47 25
Jewish - - 2
Something else - - 6
None 82 13 14

Religion among whites

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
White Protestant/Other Christian 37 58 39
White Catholic 50 49 23
White Jewish - - 2
White something else - - 3
White none 79 14 11
Non-white 85 10 22

White evangelical or white born-again Christians

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
White evangelical or white born-again Christians 31 63 28
All others 68 30 72

Which comes closest to your position? Abortion should be:

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
Legal in all cases 82 14 31
Legal in most cases 70 29 26
Illegal in most cases 33 61 24
Illegal in all cases 24 76 15

Which comes closest to your position? Abortion should be:

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
Legal 76 21 57
Illegal 29 67 39

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

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
Foreign policy 64 34 5
Federal budget deficit 39 57 15
The economy 58 39 60
Health care 80 17 17

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

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
The housing market - - 9
Unemployment 63 33 38
Taxes 41 54 12
Rising prices 59 38 39

What should happen to the 2010 health care law?

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
Expand it 93 3 30
Leave it as is 83 11 16
Repeal some of it 41 56 23
Repeal all of it 11 87 25

What should happen to the 2010 health care law?

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
Expand it or leave it as is 90 6 47
Repeal some or all of it 25 72 47

Should income tax rates:

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
Increase for all 54 43 14
Increase only on income over $250,000 80 17 47
Not increase for anyone 29 68 34

Who is more in touch with people like you?

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
Barack Obama 93 5 55
Mitt Romney 14 84 39

Who would better handle the economy?

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
Barack Obama 95 3 53
Mitt Romney 16 83 43

Who would better handle Medicare?

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
Barack Obama 93 4 54
Mitt Romney 12 85 42

Which is closer to your view:

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
Government should do more to solve problems 90 9 42
Government is doing too many things better left to businesses and individuals 30 64 53

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

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
Excellent - - 3
Good 91 8 26
Not so good 64 33 43
Poor 24 72 27

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

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
Excellent or good 91 8 29
Not so good or poor 49 48 70

Is the U.S. economy:

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
Getting better 90 8 46
Getting worse 23 73 27
Staying about the same 49 48 27

Economic conditions:

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
Getting better 90 8 46
Staying the same and good - - 4
Staying the same and not good 44 53 22
Getting worse 23 73 27

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

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
Better today 85 14 30
Worse today 25 70 31
About the same 62 33 38

Who is more to blame for current economic problems?

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
Barack Obama 16 81 34
George W. Bush 89 9 56

Which comes closest to your feelings about the Obama administration:

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
Enthusiastic 97 2 26
Satisfied, but not enthusiastic 89 8 27
Dissatisfied, but not angry 26 68 29
Angry 4 91 17

Which comes closest to your feelings about the Obama administration:

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
Positive 93 5 52
Negative 18 76 46

Is your opinion of Barack Obama:

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
Favorable 89 6 57
Unfavorable 16 82 41

Is your opinion of Mitt Romney:

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
Favorable 19 79 45
Unfavorable 91 5 53

Do Barack Obama's policies generally favor:

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
The rich - - 8
The middle class 87 11 46
The poor 27 68 32

Would Mitt Romney's policies generally favor:

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
The rich 88 9 56
The middle class 16 81 34
The poor - - 1

Are you currently married?

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
Yes 53 44 61
No 68 28 39

Gender by marital status

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
Married men 52 45 32
Married women 54 43 29
Not married men 63 31 18
Not married women 71 27 21

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

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
Yes 58 39 37
No 60 38 63

Married with children

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
Married with children 53 44 25
All others 61 36 75

Parents

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
Men with children 55 39 17
Women with children 60 39 19
Men without children 59 38 32
Women without children 61 37 31

Does anyone in your household belong to a labor union?

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
Yes 71 27 28
No 54 43 72

Do you work full-time for pay?

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
Yes 57 40 56
No 62 37 44

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

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
Yes 51 44 38
No 61 36 62

Does anyone in your household work in the auto industry?

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
Yes 64 34 21
No 58 39 79

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

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
Approve 79 19 63
Disapprove 20 75 32

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

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
Barack Obama 95 3 54
Mitt Romney 15 82 45

Population of area

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
Over 500,000 94 5 7
50,000 - 500,000 75 24 10
Suburbs 54 43 65
10,000 - 50,000 51 46 6
Rural 53 43 12

Population of area

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
City over 50,000 83 16 17
Suburbs 54 43 65
Small city and Rural 52 44 18

Geographic area

Category Stabenow Hoekstra % Total
Wayne County 75 22 17
Oakland & Macomb Counties 59 38 26
Lansing-Ann Arbor 59 37 23
Grand Rapids area 44 52 18
North Central/Upper Peninsula 55 42 16