New York county results

Exit poll

Gender

Category Obama Romney % Total
Male 55 43 45
Female 67 32 55

In which age group are you?

Category Obama Romney % Total
18-29 72 25 18
30-44 61 37 25
45-64 61 38 40
65 or over 59 40 17

In which age group are you?

Category Obama Romney % Total
18-24 72 23 10
25-29 72 28 8
30-39 66 32 15
40-49 55 43 20
50-64 62 37 30
65 or over 59 40 17

Race

Category Obama Romney % Total
White 48 50 68
Black 94 6 16
Hispanic or Latino 88 12 13
Asian - - 2
Other - - 1

Gender by race

Category Obama Romney % Total
White men 43 55 31
White women 55 44 36
Black men - - 7
Black women 93 6 9
Latino men - - 5
Latino women 96 4 8
All other races - - 3

On most political matters, do you consider yourself:

Category Obama Romney % Total
Liberal 92 5 33
Moderate 62 37 42
Conservative 19 80 25

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

Category Obama Romney % Total
Democrat 95 5 49
Republican 12 88 28
Independent or something else 49 45 23

What was the last grade of school you completed?

Category Obama Romney % Total
No high school diploma - - 3
High school graduate 63 36 19
Some college or associate degree 64 35 27
College graduate 56 42 29
Postgraduate study 60 37 22

What was the last grade of school you completed?

Category Obama Romney % Total
College graduate 59 39 52
No college degree 66 34 48

What was the last grade of school you completed?

Category Obama Romney % Total
More than high school graduate 61 37 79
High school graduate or less 66 33 21

2011 total family income:

Category Obama Romney % Total
Under $30,000 81 18 20
$30,000 - $49,999 65 35 19
$50,000 - $99,999 58 39 29
$100,000 - $199,999 51 48 22
$200,000 - $249,999 - - 5
$250,000 or more - - 5

2011 total family income:

Category Obama Romney % Total
Under $50,000 74 25 39
$50,000 - $99,999 60 38 29
$100,000 or more 51 48 32

2011 total family income

Category Obama Romney % Total
Under $50,000 73 26 39
$50,000 or more 54 44 61

2011 total family income:

Category Obama Romney % Total
Under $100,000 67 32 68
$100,000 or more 51 49 32

How often do you attend religious services?

Category Obama Romney % Total
More than once a week - - 8
Once a week - - 25
A few times a month - - 17
A few times a year - - 32
Never - - 16

How often do you attend religious services?

Category Obama Romney % Total
Weekly or more often - - 34
Occasionally 66 33 48
Never - - 16

Religion

Category Obama Romney % Total
Protestant or other Christian 65 33 35
Catholic 45 54 42
Jewish - - 6
Something else - - 8
None - - 9

Religion among whites

Category Obama Romney % Total
White Protestant/Other Christian 49 48 23
White Catholic 34 65 33
White Jewish - - 5
White something else - - 3
White none - - 5
Non-white 92 8 30

Church attendance by religion

Category Obama Romney % Total
Protestant and attend at least weekly - - 5
Protestant and do not attend at least weekly - - 10
Catholic and attend at least weekly - - 18
Catholic and do not attend at least weekly - - 24
All others 87 13 41

White evangelical or white born-again Christians

Category Obama Romney % Total
White evangelical or white born-again Christians - - 8
All others 67 33 92

Which comes closest to your position? Abortion should be:

Category Obama Romney % Total
Legal in all cases 83 17 42
Legal in most cases - - 29
Illegal in most cases - - 17
Illegal in all cases - - 4

Which comes closest to your position? Abortion should be:

Category Obama Romney % Total
Legal 72 27 72
Illegal - - 21

How do you feel about the Tea Party movement?

Category Obama Romney % Total
Support - - 16
Neutral 50 50 39
Oppose 92 8 38

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

Category Obama Romney % Total
Foreign policy - - 5
Federal budget deficit - - 10
The economy 59 39 63
Health care 79 21 19

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

Category Obama Romney % Total
Shares my values 46 49 23
Is a strong leader - - 17
Cares about people like me 83 17 29
Has a vision for the future 55 42 29

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

Category Obama Romney % Total
The housing market - - 6
Unemployment 63 34 42
Taxes - - 19
Rising prices - - 31

What should happen to the 2010 health care law?

Category Obama Romney % Total
Expand it 92 5 39
Leave it as is - - 18
Repeal some of it - - 24
Repeal all of it - - 16

What should happen to the 2010 health care law?

Category Obama Romney % Total
Expand it or leave it as is 87 11 57
Repeal some or all of it - - 41

Should income tax rates:

Category Obama Romney % Total
Increase for all - - 16
Increase only on income over $250,000 82 17 50
Not increase for anyone - - 32

Should most illegal immigrants working in the United States be:

Category Obama Romney % Total
Offered a chance to apply for legal status 72 28 72
Deported to the country they came from - - 24

Who is more in touch with people like you?

Category Obama Romney % Total
Barack Obama 98 2 60
Mitt Romney - - 36

Who would better handle the economy?

Category Obama Romney % Total
Barack Obama 100 - 56
Mitt Romney - - 42

Who would better handle Medicare?

Category Obama Romney % Total
Barack Obama 97 3 60
Mitt Romney - - 36

Who would better handle the federal budget deficit?

Category Obama Romney % Total
Barack Obama 99 1 58
Mitt Romney 8 91 41

Which is closer to your view:

Category Obama Romney % Total
Government should do more to solve problems 84 15 57
Government is doing too many things better left to businesses and individuals 34 65 39

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

Category Obama Romney % Total
Excellent - - 2
Good - - 20
Not so good 67 31 50
Poor - - 27

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

Category Obama Romney % Total
Excellent or good - - 22
Not so good or poor 49 49 77

Is the U.S. economy:

Category Obama Romney % Total
Getting better 96 - 41
Getting worse - - 34
Staying about the same - - 24

Economic conditions:

Category Obama Romney % Total
Getting better 96 - 41
Staying the same and good - - 3
Staying the same and not good - - 21
Getting worse - - 34

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

Category Obama Romney % Total
Better today - - 29
Worse today - - 30
About the same 72 26 40

Do you think things in this country today are:

Category Obama Romney % Total
Generally going in the right direction 95 5 49
Seriously off on the wrong track 25 72 48

Who is more to blame for current economic problems?

Category Obama Romney % Total
Barack Obama - - 31
George W. Bush 85 11 62

Do you think the U.S. economic system generally:

Category Obama Romney % Total
Favors the wealthy 83 15 61
Is fair to most Americans - - 36

Should taxes be raised to help cut the budget deficit?

Category Obama Romney % Total
Yes - - 30
No 45 53 66

Which comes closest to your feelings about the Obama administration:

Category Obama Romney % Total
Enthusiastic - - 28
Satisfied, but not enthusiastic - - 28
Dissatisfied, but not angry - - 25
Angry - - 15

Which comes closest to your feelings about the Obama administration:

Category Obama Romney % Total
Positive 94 5 57
Negative 10 86 40

Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as president?

Category Obama Romney % Total
Strongly approve - - 32
Somewhat approve - - 28
Somewhat disapprove - - 11
Strongly disapprove - - 28

Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as president?

Category Obama Romney % Total
Approve 97 3 60

Is your opinion of Barack Obama:

Category Obama Romney % Total
Favorable 93 7 64
Unfavorable - - 35

Is your opinion of Mitt Romney:

Category Obama Romney % Total
Favorable - - 39
Unfavorable 93 5 60

Do Barack Obama's policies generally favor:

Category Obama Romney % Total
The rich - - 8
The middle class 91 6 48
The poor - - 33

Would Mitt Romney's policies generally favor:

Category Obama Romney % Total
The rich 89 9 64
The middle class - - 27
The poor - - 2

Do you trust Barack Obama to handle an international crisis?

Category Obama Romney % Total
Yes 91 7 64
No - - 35

Do you trust Mitt Romney to handle an international crisis?

Category Obama Romney % Total
Yes - - 39
No 95 3 57

Trust to handle an international crisis:

Category Obama Romney % Total
Only Barack Obama 98 - 54
Only Mitt Romney - - 31
Both of them - - 8
Neither of them - - 4

Which best describes your vote for president today?

Category Obama Romney % Total
I strongly favor my candidate 71 29 64
I like my candidate but with reservations - - 28
I dislike the other candidates - - 7

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

Category Obama Romney % Total
Just today - - 4
In the last few days - - 8
In October - - 8
In September - - 8
Before that 66 33 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 - - 12
Before that 62 36 88

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

Category Obama Romney % Total
In October or later - - 20
Before that 65 34 80

Are you currently married?

Category Obama Romney % Total
Yes 52 46 55
No 73 26 45

Gender by marital status

Category Obama Romney % Total
Married men 49 49 27
Married women 57 42 28
Not married men 66 32 17
Not married women 78 21 28

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

Category Obama Romney % Total
Yes 59 41 35
No 63 35 65

Married with children

Category Obama Romney % Total
Married with children 48 52 25
All others 67 32 75

Parents

Category Obama Romney % Total
Men with children 50 50 14
Women with children 67 33 21
Men without children 59 39 27
Women without children 68 30 38

Does anyone in your household belong to a labor union?

Category Obama Romney % Total
Yes - - 32
No 61 39 68

Do you work full-time for pay?

Category Obama Romney % Total
Yes 62 38 65
No - - 35

Should your state legally recognize same-sex marriage?

Category Obama Romney % Total
Yes 74 26 60
No - - 33

Are you gay, lesbian or bisexual?

Category Obama Romney % Total
Yes - - 7
No 60 38 93

In your vote for president, how would you rate the importance of Obama's hurricane response?

Category Obama Romney % Total
The most important factor - - 23
An important factor - - 26
A minor factor - - 24
Not a factor at all - - 22

In your vote for president, how would you rate the importance of Obama's hurricane response?

Category Obama Romney % Total
Important 80 20 49
Not important 43 54 46

In your vote for president, how would you rate the importance of Obama's hurricane response?

Category Obama Romney % Total
A factor 70 30 73
Not a factor - - 22

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

Category Obama Romney % Total
Kirsten Gillibrand 84 15 71
Wendy Long 5 95 28

Population of area

Category Obama Romney % Total
Over 500,000 80 19 30
50,000 - 500,000 65 33 9
Suburbs 52 46 50
10,000 - 50,000 - - 5
Rural - - 5

Population of area

Category Obama Romney % Total
City over 50,000 76 22 40
Suburbs 52 46 50
Small city and Rural 50 50 10

Geographic area

Category Obama Romney % Total
New York City 80 19 30
Long Island 51 47 17
Hudson Valley 57 41 18
Upstate urban 56 42 19
Rural Upstate 48 51 15