Washington county results

Exit poll

Gender

Category Obama Romney % Total
Male 53 44 49
Female 59 41 51

In which age group are you?

Category Obama Romney % Total
18-29 66 32 22
30-44 60 38 26
45-64 50 49 36
65 or over 51 47 17

In which age group are you?

Category Obama Romney % Total
18-24 - - 13
25-29 - - 8
30-39 58 39 17
40-49 56 44 18
50-64 50 48 27
65 or over 51 47 17

Race

Category Obama Romney % Total
White 53 46 76
Black - - 3
Hispanic or Latino - - 10
Asian - - 6
Other - - 5

Gender by race

Category Obama Romney % Total
White men 50 47 35
White women 55 44 40
Black men - - 2
Black women - - 1
Latino men - - 5
Latino women - - 5
All other races - - 12

On most political matters, do you consider yourself:

Category Obama Romney % Total
Liberal 93 5 31
Moderate 59 40 34
Conservative 19 78 35

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

Category Obama Romney % Total
Democrat 96 3 36
Republican 5 94 23
Independent or something else 50 47 42

What was the last grade of school you completed?

Category Obama Romney % Total
No high school diploma - - 3
High school graduate 55 43 16
Some college or associate degree 53 45 33
College graduate 56 41 33
Postgraduate study 61 37 15

What was the last grade of school you completed?

Category Obama Romney % Total
College graduate 58 40 48
No college degree 54 44 52

What was the last grade of school you completed?

Category Obama Romney % Total
More than high school graduate 56 42 81
High school graduate or less 56 42 19

2011 total family income:

Category Obama Romney % Total
Under $30,000 72 26 16
$30,000 - $49,999 56 41 18
$50,000 - $99,999 49 48 39
$100,000 - $199,999 61 38 20
$200,000 - $249,999 - - 2
$250,000 or more - - 5

2011 total family income:

Category Obama Romney % Total
Under $50,000 64 34 34
$50,000 - $99,999 49 48 39
$100,000 or more 59 41 27

2011 total family income

Category Obama Romney % Total
Under $50,000 64 34 34
$50,000 or more 53 45 66

2011 total family income:

Category Obama Romney % Total
Under $100,000 56 42 73
$100,000 or more 59 41 27

How often do you attend religious services?

Category Obama Romney % Total
More than once a week 27 73 10
Once a week 37 61 22
A few times a month 51 48 12
A few times a year 61 38 26
Never 77 19 29

How often do you attend religious services?

Category Obama Romney % Total
Weekly or more often 33 65 33
Occasionally 58 41 38
Never 77 19 29

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

Category Obama Romney % Total
Foreign policy - - 7
Federal budget deficit 37 61 17
The economy 52 46 55
Health care 85 15 18

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

Category Obama Romney % Total
Shares my values 56 40 31
Is a strong leader 40 59 15
Cares about people like me 86 13 15
Has a vision for the future 51 48 35

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

Category Obama Romney % Total
The housing market 65 33 10
Unemployment 58 40 24
Taxes 40 58 15
Rising prices 57 41 49

What should happen to the 2010 health care law?

Category Obama Romney % Total
Expand it 93 4 25
Leave it as is 92 8 16
Repeal some of it 33 66 29
Repeal all of it 13 83 24

What should happen to the 2010 health care law?

Category Obama Romney % Total
Expand it or leave it as is 93 6 41
Repeal some or all of it 24 74 53

Who is more in touch with people like you?

Category Obama Romney % Total
Barack Obama 95 4 57
Mitt Romney 1 97 38

Who would better handle the economy?

Category Obama Romney % Total
Barack Obama 98 1 53
Mitt Romney 5 94 44

Which is closer to your view:

Category Obama Romney % Total
Government should do more to solve problems 93 5 40
Government is doing too many things better left to businesses and individuals 25 73 54

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

Category Obama Romney % Total
Excellent - - 1
Good 91 8 20
Not so good 66 32 42
Poor 23 75 37

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

Category Obama Romney % Total
Excellent or good 92 7 21
Not so good or poor 46 52 79

Is the U.S. economy:

Category Obama Romney % Total
Getting better 91 6 41
Getting worse 14 84 22
Staying about the same 40 59 35

Economic conditions:

Category Obama Romney % Total
Getting better 91 6 41
Staying the same and good - - 4
Staying the same and not good 35 63 31
Getting worse 14 84 22

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

Category Obama Romney % Total
Better today 82 15 26
Worse today 22 76 30
About the same 64 35 44

Is your opinion of Barack Obama:

Category Obama Romney % Total
Favorable 89 9 60
Unfavorable 5 92 39

Is your opinion of Mitt Romney:

Category Obama Romney % Total
Favorable 11 88 44
Unfavorable 94 3 53

Which best describes your vote for president today?

Category Obama Romney % Total
I strongly favor my candidate 61 39 55
I like my candidate but with reservations 53 46 25
I dislike the other candidates 43 49 19

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

Category Obama Romney % Total
Just today - - -
In the last few days - - 1
In October 61 35 19
In September 42 55 9
Before that 56 42 69

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 - - 1
Before that 56 42 96

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

Category Obama Romney % Total
In October or later 60 36 20
Before that 55 44 77

Are you currently married?

Category Obama Romney % Total
Yes 46 53 60
No 72 26 40

Gender by marital status

Category Obama Romney % Total
Married men 41 56 29
Married women 51 49 31
Not married men 70 26 21
Not married women 73 25 20

Does anyone in your household belong to a labor union?

Category Obama Romney % Total
Yes 58 39 25
No 54 44 75

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

Category Obama Romney % Total
Maria Cantwell 89 9 59
Michael Baumgartner 8 90 41

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

Category Obama Romney % Total
Jay Inslee 94 5 52
Rob McKenna 15 82 48

How did you vote on Measure 74, allowing marriage for same-sex couples?

Category Obama Romney % Total
Approve 85 13 53
Reject 24 74 47

How did you vote on Initiative 502 which allows the use and regulation of marijuana?

Category Obama Romney % Total
Yes 72 26 55
No 36 62 45

Population of area

Category Obama Romney % Total
Over 500,000 87 8 10
50,000 - 500,000 50 49 18
Suburbs 55 44 52
10,000 - 50,000 53 44 10
Rural 40 59 9

Population of area

Category Obama Romney % Total
City over 50,000 63 34 29
Suburbs 55 44 52
Small city and Rural 47 51 19

Geographic area

Category Obama Romney % Total
King County 69 29 29
Greater Puget Sound 56 42 37
Olympic Peninsula/Southwest 50 48 13
East Washington 41 58 21