INTERESTING DATA FROM NBC NEWS EXIT POLL OF HISTORIC 2014 WEST VIRGINIA ELECTION

NBC EXIT POLL 2014 General Election
West Virginia
GENDER
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
Male 50% 30% 67%
Female 50% 39% 58%
IN WHICH AGE GROUP ARE YOU?
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
18-29 10% 35% 60%
30-44 21% 34% 60%
45-64 44% 33% 65%
65 or over 24% 37% 61%
IN WHICH AGE GROUP ARE YOU?
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
18-24 5%
25-29 5%
30-39 12% 34% 60%
40-49 19% 28% 68%
50-64 34% 36% 62%
65 or over 24% 37% 61%
RACE
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
White 96% 34% 63%
Black 1%
Hispanic or Latino 1%
Asian 0%
Other 1%
RACE BY GENDER
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
White men 49% 29% 67%
White women 48% 38% 59%
Black men 0%
Black women 0%
Latino men 0%
Latino women 1%
All other races 2%
ON MOST POLITICAL MATTERS, DO YOU CONSIDER YOURSELF:
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
Liberal 15% 81% 13%
Moderate 43% 44% 53%
Conservative 42% 9% 89%
NO MATTER HOW YOU VOTED TODAY, DO YOU USUALLY THINK OF YOURSELF AS A:
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
Democrat 39% 68% 29%
Republican 34% 3% 97%
Independent or something else 26% 24% 68%
PARTY BY GENDER
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
Democratic men 17% 62% 36%
Democratic women 22% 73% 23%
Republican men 16% 3% 97%
Republican women 18% 3% 96%
Independent men 16% 20% 71%
Independent women 10% 30% 63%
WHAT WAS THE LAST GRADE OF SCHOOL YOU COMPLETED?
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
No high school diploma 5%
High school graduate 27% 33% 65%
Some college or assoc. degree 28% 32% 64%
College graduate 24% 33% 63%
Postgraduate study 17% 36% 60%
WHAT WAS THE LAST GRADE OF SCHOOL YOU COMPLETED?
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
College graduate 40% 34% 62%
No college degree 60% 35% 62%
WHAT WAS THE LAST GRADE OF SCHOOL YOU COMPLETED?
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
More than high school graduate 69% 33% 63%
High school graduate or less 31% 37% 61%
RACE BY EDUCATION
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
White college graduates 38% 33% 63%
White non-college graduates 58% 34% 63%
Non-white college graduates 2%
Non-white non-college graduates 2%
2013 TOTAL FAMILY INCOME:
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
Under $30,000 19% 49% 48%
$30,000 – $49,999 25% 35% 61%
$50,000 – $99,999 37% 33% 64%
$100,000 – $199,999 17% 26% 71%
$200,000 or more 3%
2013 TOTAL FAMILY INCOME:
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
Under $50,000 44% 41% 56%
$50,000-$99,999 37% 33% 64%
$100,000 or more 19% 24% 73%
2013 TOTAL FAMILY INCOME:
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
Under $50,000 44% 41% 56%
$50,000 or more 56% 30% 67%
2013 TOTAL FAMILY INCOME:
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
Under $100,000 81% 37% 59%
$100,000 or more 19% 24% 73%
WHITE EVANGELICAL/BORN-AGAIN CHRISTIANS
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
White evangelical/born-again Christian 61% 26% 71%
All others 39% 49% 46%
HOW OFTEN DO YOU ATTEND RELIGIOUS SERVICES?
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
More than once a week 26% 23% 75%
Once a week 24% 30% 68%
A few times a month 8%
A few times a year 22% 39% 54%
Never 16% 47% 47%
HOW OFTEN DO YOU ATTEND RELIGIOUS SERVICES?
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
Weekly 50% 26% 72%
Occasionally 30% 40% 53%
Never 16% 47% 47%
DO YOU THINK THINGS IN THIS COUNTRY TODAY ARE:
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
Generally going in the right direction 18% 76% 22%
Seriously off on the wrong track 80% 22% 75%
WHICH IS CLOSER TO YOUR VIEW:
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
Government should do more to solve problems 37% 60% 39%
Government is doing too many things better left to businesses and individuals 60% 16% 82%
HOW WORRIED ARE YOU ABOUT THE DIRECTION OF THE NATION’S ECONOMY IN THE NEXT YEAR?
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
Very worried 56% 23% 75%
Somewhat worried 33% 39% 58%
Not too worried 8%
Not at all worried 2%
HOW WORRIED ARE YOU ABOUT THE DIRECTION OF THE NATION’S ECONOMY IN THE NEXT YEAR?
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
Very/somewhat worried 90% 29% 69%
Not too/not at all worried 10%
DO YOU THINK THE CONDITION OF WEST VIRGINIA’S ECONOMY IS:
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
Excellent 1%
Good 26% 47% 52%
Not so good 45% 28% 68%
Poor 27% 22% 77%
DO YOU THINK THE CONDITION OF WEST VIRGINIA’S ECONOMY IS:
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
Excellent/good 27% 47% 52%
Not so good/poor 72% 26% 71%
DO YOU APPROVE OR DISAPPROVE OF THE WAY BARACK OBAMA IS HANDLING HIS JOB AS PRESIDENT?
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
Strongly approve 7%
Somewhat approve 17% 69% 26%
Somewhat disapprove 17% 41% 52%
Strongly disapprove 58% 13% 87%
DO YOU APPROVE OR DISAPPROVE OF THE WAY BARACK OBAMA IS HANDLING HIS JOB AS PRESIDENT?
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
Approve 23% 76% 21%
Disapprove 75% 19% 79%
IS YOUR OPINION OF THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY:
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
Favorable 35% 76% 21%
Unfavorable 61% 8% 90%
IS YOUR OPINION OF THE REPUBLICAN PARTY:
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
Favorable 49% 7% 93%
Unfavorable 47% 58% 37%
WHICH COMES CLOSEST TO YOUR FEELINGS ABOUT THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION:
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
Enthusiastic 6%
Satisfied, but not enthusiastic 16% 82% 13%
Dissatisfied, but not angry 33% 35% 57%
Angry 44% 8% 90%
WHICH COMES CLOSEST TO YOUR FEELINGS ABOUT THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION:
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
Positive 22% 84% 13%
Negative 77% 19% 76%
WHICH COMES CLOSEST TO YOUR FEELINGS ABOUT REPUBLICAN LEADERS IN CONGRESS:
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
Enthusiastic 9%
Satisfied, but not enthusiastic 34% 9% 89%
Dissatisfied, but not angry 34% 41% 54%
Angry 21% 76% 13%
WHICH COMES CLOSEST TO YOUR FEELINGS ABOUT REPUBLICAN LEADERS IN CONGRESS:
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
Positive 43% 7% 91%
Negative 55% 54% 39%
WHICH ONE OF THESE FOUR ISSUES IS THE MOST IMPORTANT FACING THE COUNTRY?
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
Foreign policy 10%
Health care 26% 50% 47%
The economy 49% 33% 60%
Illegal immigration 13%
DO YOU THINK THE 2010 FEDERAL HEALTH CARE LAW:
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
Did not go far enough 18% 75% 20%
Was about right 19% 68% 28%
Went too far 59% 11% 85%
HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT CURRENT U.S. MILITARY ACTION AGAINST ISIS IN IRAQ AND SYRIA?
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
Approve 52% 33% 64%
Disapprove 43% 31% 67%
SHOULD YOUR STATE LEGALLY RECOGNIZE SAME-SEX MARRIAGE?
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
Yes 31% 59% 35%
No 67% 22% 74%
HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT THE METHOD OF EXTRACTING NATURAL GAS SOMETIMES CALLED FRACKING?
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
Favor 58% 20% 78%
Oppose 35% 51% 47%
DO YOU THINK CLIMATE CHANGE, ALSO KNOWN AS GLOBAL WARMING, IS A SERIOUS PROBLEM?
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
Yes 41% 57% 40%
No 57% 16% 83%
WHICH IS CLOSER TO YOUR VIEW:
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
Government should do more to protect the environment 34% 64% 30%
Environmental regulations go far enough already 63% 18% 79%
HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT THE PROPOSED EPA RULE LIMITING CARBON EMISSIONS FROM COAL-FIRED POWER PLANTS?
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
Favor 28% 66% 28%
Oppose 69% 21% 76%
DOES SOMEONE IN YOUR HOUSEHOLD WORK IN THE COAL INDUSTRY?
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
Yes 23% 27% 73%
No 77% 36% 59%
DOES ANYONE IN YOUR HOUSEHOLD BELONG TO A LABOR UNION?
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
Yes 24% 48% 45%
No 76% 30% 66%
ARE YOU CURRENTLY MARRIED?
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
Yes 67% 32% 64%
No 33% 42% 53%
MARITAL STATUS BY GENDER
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
Married men 31% 28% 68%
Married women 36% 35% 61%
Non-married men 16% 39% 56%
Non-married women 16% 46% 49%
WAS ONE REASON FOR YOUR VOTE FOR U.S. SENATE TODAY:
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
To express support for Barack Obama 5%
To express opposition to Barack Obama 47% 9% 90%
Barack Obama was not a factor 46% 50% 47%
WHEN DID YOU FINALLY DECIDE FOR WHOM TO VOTE IN THE U.S. SENATE ELECTION?
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
In the last three days 9%
In the last week 8%
In the last month 20% 35% 65%
Before that 63% 30% 68%
WHEN DID YOU FINALLY DECIDE FOR WHOM TO VOTE IN THE U.S. SENATE ELECTION?
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
In the last three days 9%
In the last week/in the last month/before that 90% 32% 66%
WHEN DID YOU FINALLY DECIDE FOR WHOM TO VOTE IN THE U.S. SENATE ELECTION?
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
In the last three days/in the last week 16% 38% 58%
In the last month/before that 82% 31% 67%
WHEN DID YOU FINALLY DECIDE FOR WHOM TO VOTE IN THE U.S. SENATE ELECTION?
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
In the last three days/in the last week/in the last month 36% 37% 61%
Before that 63% 30% 68%
GEOGRAPHIC AREA
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
North Industrial 16% 38% 58%
E Panhandle/Allg 24% 31% 66%
Central 29% 32% 64%
Coal Country 31% 37% 59%
POPULATION OF AREA
CATEGORY TOTAL TENNANT CAPITO
City over 50,000 5%
Suburbs 32% 30% 67%
Small city and rural 63% 35% 61%
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