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CBS News 2016 Battleground Tracker

New Jersey
Sample
Conducted
Margin of Error

1194 Likely Voters and


586 Likely Democratic Primary Voters
May 31 - June 3, 2016
3.8% (5.4% for Democratic primary voters)

1. How worried are you about the direction of the nations economy in the next few years?
Very worried . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34%
Somewhat worried . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47%
Not too worried . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15%
Not at all worried . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3%

2. How likely is it that you will vote in the 2016 Presidential election in November?
Definitely will vote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .89%
Probably will vote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8%
Maybe will vote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2%
Probably will not vote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0%
Definitely will not vote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0%
Dont know . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0%

3. How much attention have you been able to pay to the 2016 Presidential campaign so far?
A lot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63%
Some . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32%
Not much . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5%
No attention so far . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0%

1200 registered voters total were interviewed. 1194 likely voters are included.

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4. Now thinking about the upcoming primary election in New Jersey, how likely is it that you
will vote in the 2016 Presidential primary in New Jersey on Tuesday?
Definitely will vote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .63%
Probably will vote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13%
Maybe will vote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7%
Probably will not vote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5%
Definitely will not vote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7%
I already voted early in-person or by mail (absentee) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3%
Dont know . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2%

5. In 2016, are you more likely to vote in the Democratic or Republican Presidential primary?
Democratic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54%
Republican . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33%
Neither . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8%
Dont know . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5%

6. Which candidate are you most likely to vote for in the New Jersey Democratic Presidential
primary in 2016?
Asked of Democratic primary voters

Hillary Clinton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .61%


Bernie Sanders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34%
No preference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4%

7. Do you mainly see your vote choice right now as...?


Asked of voters who support Clinton in the primary

Mainly a vote in support of Hillary Clinton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97%


Mainly a vote against Bernie Sanders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3%

8. Do you mainly see your vote choice right now as...?


Asked of voters who support Sanders in the primary

Mainly a vote in support of Bernie Sanders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86%


Mainly a vote against Hillary Clinton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14%

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9. Which of these best describes the reason for your vote:
Asked of voters who support Sanders in the primary

To support Sanders, because he still has a good chance to win the nomination
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54%
To help influence the direction of the party, even though Sanders may not get
the nomination . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46%

10. What should Bernie Sanders do if he does NOT get enough delegates to win the
nomination in the primaries?
Asked of Democratic primary voters

Give his support to Hillary Clinton and try to have a unified convention . . .72%
Go to the convention and try to get the delegates to give him the nomination
instead of Hillary Clinton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28%

11. Do you think Bernie Sanders has been too critical of Hillary Clinton, not critical enough, or
has his approach been about right?
Asked of Democratic primary voters

Too critical . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39%


Not critical enough . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18%
About right . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .43%

12. Do you think Hillary Clinton has been too critical of Bernie Sanders, not critical enough, or
has her approach been about right?
Asked of Democratic primary voters

Too critical . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22%


Not critical enough . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17%
About right . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .61%

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13. If the 2016 presidential election were being held today and the candidates were Hillary
Clinton, the Democrat, and Donald Trump, the Republican, who would you vote for?
Hillary Clinton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .49%
Donald Trump . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34%
Not sure yet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7%
Someone else . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8%
Probably wont vote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1%

14. If the 2016 presidential election were being held today and the candidates were Bernie
Sanders, the Democrat, and Donald Trump, the Republican, who would you vote for?
Bernie Sanders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52%
Donald Trump . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34%
Not sure yet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6%
Someone else . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6%
Probably wont vote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2%

15. Would you ever consider voting for Hillary Clinton in November, if she is the Democratic
nominee?
Asked of voters who do not support Clinton in the general election matchup

Yes, I would . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4%
Maybe, theres a long way to go until November . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20%
No, I never would . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76%

16. Would you ever consider voting for Bernie Sanders in November, if he is the Democratic
nominee?
Asked of voters who do not support Sanders in the general election matchup

Yes, I would . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5%
Maybe, theres a long way to go until November . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30%
No, I never would . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65%

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17. Would you ever consider voting for Donald Trump in November, if he is the Republican
nominee?
Asked of voters who do not support Trump in the general election matchup

Yes, I would . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1%
Maybe, theres a long way to go until November . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13%
No, I never would . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86%

18. What is the main reason behind your vote for Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton in
November?
Asked of voters who support Trump over Clinton

Mainly because I like Donald Trump . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46%


Mainly because Donald Trump will be the partys nominee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12%
Mainly to oppose Hillary Clinton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42%

19. What is the main reason behind your vote for Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump in
November?
Asked of voters who support Clinton over Trump

Mainly because I like Hillary Clinton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44%


Mainly because Hillary Clinton will be the partys nominee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18%
Mainly to oppose Donald Trump . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38%

20. Does seeing Donald Trump campaign make you feel ...? Check all that apply.
Excited . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18%
Optimistic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22%
Angry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41%
Scared . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49%
Bored . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5%
Proud . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9%
None of these . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11%

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21. Does seeing Hillary Clinton campaign make you feel ...? Check all that apply.
Excited . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16%
Optimistic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28%
Angry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31%
Scared . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30%
Bored . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17%
Proud . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18%
None of these . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15%

22. Does the Republican party nominating Donald Trump make you more or less likely to vote
this November than usual?
More likely to vote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39%
Less likely to vote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8%
Does not change whether or not you vote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53%

23. Would the Democratic party nominating Hillary Clinton make you more or less likely to
vote this November than usual?
More likely to vote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30%
Less likely to vote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8%
Does not change whether or not you vote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62%

24. Whether or not you support them, do you feel each of these candidates is running for
President mainly because ...?

Donald Trump
Hillary Clinton
Bernie Sanders

They want to help the


country
36%
43%
75%

They just want to be


President
64%
57%
25%

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25. When you hear about events and things that happened in the 1990s during Bill Clintons
Presidency, does it:
Generally make you more positive toward Hillary Clintons campaign . . . . 12%
Generally make you more negative toward Hillary Clintons campaign . . . 31%
Doesnt matter one way or the other for Hillary Clintons campaign . . . . . . . 57%

26. When you hear about Donald Trumps finances and past business dealings, does it:
Generally make you more positive toward his campaign . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13%
Generally make you more negative toward his campaign . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50%
Doesnt matter one way or the other for his campaign . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37%

27. When you see protests and demonstrations around Donald Trumps events, do you feel
theyre a sign that...
Trump is finally speaking up for regular people, and the protesters dont like that
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28%
Trump is only speaking for a small group, and the protestors are standing up to
him . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38%
Its all just politics on both sides . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33%

28. Should most illegal immigrants working in the United States be:
Offered a chance to apply for legal status . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69%
Deported to the country they came from . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31%

29. How important will the immigration issue be in your November vote?
Very important . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37%
Somewhat important . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41%
Not too important . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17%
Not important . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5%

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30. In general, how would you describe your own political viewpoint?
Very liberal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13%
Somewhat liberal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16%
Moderate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42%
Somewhat conservative . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15%
Very conservative . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4%

31. Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a...?


Strong Democrat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29%
Not very strong Democrat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15%
Lean Democrat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10%
Independent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11%
Lean Republican . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7%
Not very strong Republican . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12%
Strong Republican . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1%

32. How do you feel about the Tea Party movement?


Support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15%
Oppose . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42%
Neutral . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43%

33. Would you describe yourself as a born-again or evangelical Christian?


Yes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13%
No . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5%

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New Jersey
34. Are you registered as a...?
Republican . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29%
Democrat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51%
Other . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2%
Not affiliated with any party . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3%

35. Are you male or female?


Male . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48%
Female . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52%

36. In what year were you born? [Age recoded from birth year]
18-29 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16%
30-44 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23%
45-64 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45%
65+ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15%

37. What racial or ethnic group best describes you?


White . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64%
Black . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19%
Hispanic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9%
Other . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8%

38. What is the highest level of education you have completed?


HS or less . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21%
Some college . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28%
College grad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31%
Post grad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20%

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New Jersey
Sample
Conducted
Margin of Error

1194 Likely Voters and 586 Likely Democratic Primary Voters


May 31 - June 3, 2016
3.8% (5.4% for Democratic primary voters)

1. Worry about the Economy


How worried are you about the direction of the nations economy in the next few years?
Gender
Very worried
Somewhat worried
Not too worried
Not at all worried
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

34%
47%
15%
3%

37%
41%
19%
3%

32%
53%
12%
3%

26%
59%
11%
4%

29%
51%
15%
4%

38%
42%
17%
3%

41%
43%
15%
1%

40%
46%
12%
1%

16%
48%
27%
9%

29%
60%
8%
4%

38%
39%
20%
3%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,193)

(573)

(620)

(197)

(280)

(539)

(177)

(761)

(222)

(112)

(99)

Party ID
Very worried
Somewhat worried
Not too worried
Not at all worried
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

34%
47%
15%
3%

22%
56%
19%
3%

37%
44%
16%
3%

52%
37%
9%
2%

25%
49%
22%
3%

30%
54%
14%
2%

54%
33%
8%
5%

34%
48%
16%
3%

67%
26%
3%
5%

29%
51%
17%
3%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,193)

(529)

(323)

(314)

(344)

(551)

(298)

(1,145)

(175)

(1,013)

(48)

CBS News 2016 Battleground Tracker


New Jersey

2. Likelihood of Voting in November


How likely is it that you will vote in the 2016 Presidential election in November?
Gender
Definitely will vote
Probably will vote
Maybe will vote
Probably will not vote
Definitely will not vote
Dont know
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

89%
8%
2%
0%
0%
0%

92%
6%
2%
0%
0%
0%

87%
11%
2%
0%
0%
0%

85%
13%
2%
0%
0%
0%

85%
13%
2%
0%
0%
0%

91%
6%
3%
0%
0%
0%

95%
4%
1%
0%
0%
0%

91%
7%
2%
0%
0%
0%

92%
6%
1%
0%
0%
0%

82%
12%
6%
0%
0%
0%

78%
19%
3%
0%
0%
0%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,194)

(574)

(620)

(197)

(280)

(540)

(177)

(762)

(222)

(112)

(99)

Party ID
Definitely will vote
Probably will vote
Maybe will vote
Probably will not vote
Definitely will not vote
Dont know
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

89%
8%
2%
0%
0%
0%

89%
9%
1%
0%
0%
0%

90%
7%
2%
0%
0%
0%

91%
8%
2%
0%
0%
0%

94%
5%
0%
0%
0%
0%

84%
12%
3%
0%
0%
0%

93%
5%
2%
0%
0%
0%

89%
9%
2%
0%
0%
0%

95%
4%
1%
0%
0%
0%

88%
9%
2%
0%
0%
0%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,194)

(529)

(324)

(314)

(344)

(551)

(298)

(1,146)

(175)

(1,014)

(48)

CBS News 2016 Battleground Tracker


New Jersey

3. Attention to Campaign
How much attention have you been able to pay to the 2016 Presidential campaign so far?
Gender
A lot
Some
Not much
No attention so far
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

63%
32%
5%
0%

71%
26%
3%
0%

55%
38%
7%
0%

52%
43%
5%
0%

51%
42%
6%
0%

68%
27%
5%
0%

77%
22%
1%
0%

66%
31%
3%
0%

56%
36%
7%
0%

57%
32%
10%
1%

61%
35%
4%
0%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,192)

(572)

(620)

(197)

(280)

(540)

(175)

(760)

(222)

(112)

(99)

Party ID
A lot
Some
Not much
No attention so far
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

63%
32%
5%
0%

59%
35%
6%
0%

64%
32%
4%
0%

70%
28%
2%
0%

72%
25%
3%
0%

49%
44%
7%
0%

77%
19%
3%
0%

62%
33%
5%
0%

88%
9%
2%
0%

58%
36%
5%
0%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,192)

(529)

(322)

(314)

(344)

(549)

(298)

(1,146)

(175)

(1,012)

(46)

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New Jersey

4. Likelihood of Voting in Primary


Now thinking about the upcoming primary election in New Jersey, how likely is it that you will vote in the 2016 Presidential primary in New Jersey on Tuesday?
Gender
Definitely will vote
Probably will vote
Maybe will vote
Probably will not vote
Definitely will not vote
I already voted early in-person or by
mail (absentee)
Dont know
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

63%
13%
7%
5%
7%

64%
11%
8%
6%
7%

62%
15%
6%
5%
6%

49%
24%
8%
5%
5%

57%
13%
14%
7%
7%

68%
11%
5%
6%
7%

73%
6%
2%
3%
8%

63%
11%
7%
7%
8%

66%
12%
7%
2%
7%

68%
16%
10%
3%
2%

47%
28%
5%
5%
5%

3%
2%

3%
1%

4%
2%

7%
1%

1%
2%

2%
2%

6%
2%

3%
1%

5%
2%

0%
1%

6%
4%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,194)

(574)

(620)

(197)

(280)

(540)

(177)

(762)

(222)

(112)

(99)

Party ID
Definitely will vote
Probably will vote
Maybe will vote
Probably will not vote
Definitely will not vote
I already voted early in-person or by
mail (absentee)
Dont know
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

63%
13%
7%
5%
7%

69%
13%
5%
4%
2%

49%
10%
9%
8%
18%

70%
13%
6%
6%
3%

75%
8%
4%
3%
5%

52%
16%
9%
7%
8%

69%
12%
6%
5%
7%

62%
13%
7%
6%
7%

75%
6%
3%
7%
7%

61%
14%
7%
5%
7%

3%
2%

5%
1%

2%
4%

2%
1%

4%
1%

4%
3%

1%
0%

3%
2%

1%
1%

4%
2%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,194)

(529)

(324)

(314)

(344)

(551)

(298)

(1,146)

(175)

(1,014)

(48)

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New Jersey

5. 2016 Primary Turnout


In 2016, are you more likely to vote in the Democratic or Republican Presidential primary?
Gender
Democratic
Republican
Neither
Dont know
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

54%
33%
8%
5%

50%
35%
10%
5%

57%
31%
7%
5%

63%
26%
9%
2%

56%
31%
6%
7%

52%
34%
9%
6%

47%
40%
9%
4%

42%
44%
9%
5%

87%
4%
5%
3%

64%
28%
4%
5%

59%
22%
12%
7%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,182)

(570)

(611)

(188)

(280)

(536)

(177)

(758)

(222)

(112)

(90)

Party ID
Democratic
Republican
Neither
Dont know
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

54%
33%
8%
5%

92%
2%
2%
4%

39%
29%
26%
7%

6%
90%
1%
3%

86%
7%
6%
2%

53%
28%
11%
8%

18%
72%
7%
3%

55%
32%
8%
5%

14%
75%
9%
1%

61%
26%
8%
5%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,182)

(521)

(320)

(314)

(344)

(539)

(298)

(1,134)

(175)

(1,002)

(48)

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New Jersey

6. First Choice Democratic Candidate


Which candidate are you most likely to vote for in the New Jersey Democratic Presidential primary in 2016?
Asked of Democratic primary voters

Gender
Hillary Clinton
Bernie Sanders
No preference
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

61%
34%
4%

58%
38%
4%

64%
32%
4%

46%
53%
1%

57%
40%
3%

66%
28%
6%

67%
26%
6%

54%
41%
5%

74%
22%
4%

69%
25%
6%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(586)

(239)

(347)

(75)

(173)

(257)

(82)

(310)

(142)

(88)

Party ID
Hillary Clinton
Bernie Sanders
No preference
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(46)

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

61%
34%
4%

70%
27%
3%

31%
64%
5%

57%
40%
2%

64%
30%
6%

72%
20%
8%

61%
35%
4%

61%
35%
4%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(322)

(192)

(72)

100%

(114)

100%

(446)

100%

(586)

(15)

(47)

(539)

(35)

(548)

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New Jersey

7. Candidate Choice Against Sanders


Do you mainly see your vote choice right now as...?
Asked of voters who support Clinton in the primary

Gender
Mainly a vote in support of Hillary
Clinton
Mainly a vote against Bernie Sanders
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

97%
3%

96%
4%

97%
3%

96%
4%

97%
3%

97%
3%

96%
4%

100%
0%

95%
5%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(135)

(222)

100%

(357)

(98)

(170)

(55)

(168)

(103)

(61)

(35)

Party ID
Mainly a vote in support of Hillary
Clinton
Mainly a vote against Bernie Sanders
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(25)

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

97%
3%

97%
3%

97%
3%

95%
5%

98%
2%

97%
3%

97%
3%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(120)

(52)

100%

(185)

100%

(313)

100%

(357)

(34)

(8)

(30)

(327)

(20)

(335)

CBS News 2016 Battleground Tracker


New Jersey

8. Candidate Choice Against Clinton


Do you mainly see your vote choice right now as...?
Asked of voters who support Sanders in the primary

Gender
Mainly a vote in support of Bernie
Sanders
Mainly a vote against Hillary Clinton
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

86%
14%

76%
24%

95%
5%

96%
4%

77%
23%

81%
19%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(111)

(69)

(72)

100%

(91)

100%

(202)

(40)

Party ID
Mainly a vote in support of Bernie
Sanders
Mainly a vote against Hillary Clinton
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

(21)

(128)

Ideology

(31)

(22)

(21)

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

86%
14%

95%
5%

78%
22%

95%
5%

79%
21%

86%
14%

91%
9%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(129)

(57)

100%

(73)

100%

(119)

100%

(202)

(6)

(15)

(14)

(188)

(12)

(190)

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New Jersey

9. Reason for Vote for Sanders


Which of these best describes the reason for your vote:
Asked of voters who support Sanders in the primary

Gender
To support Sanders, because he still
has a good chance to win the
nomination
To help influence the direction of the
party, even though Sanders may not
get the nomination
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

54%

46%

60%

50%

51%

46%

46%

54%

40%

50%

49%

54%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(108)

(66)

(72)

100%

(90)

100%

(198)

(40)

Party ID
To support Sanders, because he still
has a good chance to win the
nomination
To help influence the direction of the
party, even though Sanders may not
get the nomination
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

(21)

(124)

Ideology

(31)

(22)

(21)

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

54%

50%

63%

50%

65%

52%

56%

46%

50%

37%

50%

35%

48%

44%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(129)

(55)

100%

(70)

100%

(119)

100%

(198)

(6)

(14)

(11)

(187)

(11)

(187)

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10. What Should Sanders Do


What should Bernie Sanders do if he does NOT get enough delegates to win the nomination in the primaries?
Asked of Democratic primary voters

Gender
Give his support to Hillary Clinton and
try to have a unified convention
Go to the convention and try to get the
delegates to give him the nomination
instead of Hillary Clinton
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

72%

67%

76%

64%

68%

74%

84%

65%

87%

76%

28%

33%

24%

36%

32%

26%

16%

35%

13%

24%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(571)

(236)

(336)

(75)

(170)

(245)

(82)

(310)

(138)

(78)

Party ID
Give his support to Hillary Clinton and
try to have a unified convention
Go to the convention and try to get the
delegates to give him the nomination
instead of Hillary Clinton
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(46)

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

72%

80%

44%

72%

73%

72%

74%

73%

28%

20%

56%

28%

27%

28%

26%

27%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(322)

(184)

(66)

100%

(114)

100%

(435)

100%

(571)

(15)

(47)

(524)

(35)

(534)

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11. Sanders Critiques


Do you think Bernie Sanders has been too critical of Hillary Clinton, not critical enough, or has his approach been about right?
Asked of Democratic primary voters

Gender
Too critical
Not critical enough
About right
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

39%
18%
43%

37%
26%
37%

40%
12%
48%

26%
20%
54%

29%
20%
52%

44%
15%
41%

56%
20%
24%

37%
24%
39%

42%
6%
52%

38%
14%
48%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(581)

(239)

(342)

(75)

(169)

(256)

(81)

(308)

(139)

(88)

Party ID
Too critical
Not critical enough
About right
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(46)

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

39%
18%
43%

44%
13%
44%

21%
34%
45%

38%
17%
45%

35%
18%
48%

55%
23%
22%

39%
17%
44%

41%
15%
44%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(321)

(191)

(68)

100%

(114)

100%

(441)

100%

(581)

(15)

(47)

(534)

(35)

(543)

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12. Clinton Critiques


Do you think Hillary Clinton has been too critical of Bernie Sanders, not critical enough, or has her approach been about right?
Asked of Democratic primary voters

Gender
Too critical
Not critical enough
About right
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

22%
17%
61%

24%
17%
59%

21%
17%
62%

26%
12%
62%

24%
16%
60%

23%
18%
59%

13%
19%
68%

25%
17%
58%

13%
18%
69%

24%
16%
59%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(583)

(239)

(345)

(74)

(172)

(256)

(82)

(308)

(141)

(88)

Party ID
Too critical
Not critical enough
About right
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(46)

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

22%
17%
61%

20%
18%
62%

33%
9%
58%

24%
16%
61%

19%
15%
66%

24%
29%
47%

22%
16%
62%

23%
17%
61%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(321)

(190)

(72)

100%

(114)

100%

(443)

100%

(583)

(15)

(47)

(536)

(35)

(546)

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13. Clinton vs Trump


If the 2016 presidential election were being held today and the candidates were Hillary Clinton, the Democrat, and Donald Trump, the Republican, who would you
vote for?
Gender
Hillary Clinton
Donald Trump
Not sure yet
Someone else
Probably wont vote
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

49%
34%
7%
8%
1%

44%
39%
6%
9%
2%

54%
30%
8%
7%
1%

55%
19%
8%
17%
2%

53%
28%
10%
7%
1%

47%
40%
5%
7%
1%

44%
44%
8%
3%
1%

36%
47%
7%
10%
1%

85%
2%
6%
5%
2%

60%
19%
14%
5%
2%

63%
27%
5%
5%
0%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,190)

(570)

(620)

(197)

(280)

(536)

(177)

(758)

(222)

(112)

(99)

Party ID
Hillary Clinton
Donald Trump
Not sure yet
Someone else
Probably wont vote
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

49%
34%
7%
8%
1%

84%
5%
6%
4%
1%

34%
37%
10%
17%
2%

7%
82%
4%
6%
1%

76%
8%
7%
9%
1%

51%
31%
9%
7%
2%

16%
71%
4%
8%
1%

51%
33%
7%
8%
1%

12%
80%
3%
5%
0%

56%
26%
8%
9%
1%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,190)

(529)

(320)

(314)

(344)

(548)

(298)

(1,142)

(175)

(1,010)

(48)

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14. Sanders vs Trump


If the 2016 presidential election were being held today and the candidates were Bernie Sanders, the Democrat, and Donald Trump, the Republican, who would you
vote for?
Gender
Bernie Sanders
Donald Trump
Not sure yet
Someone else
Probably wont vote
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

52%
34%
6%
6%
2%

48%
37%
6%
7%
2%

56%
31%
6%
4%
3%

58%
20%
12%
9%
1%

55%
29%
5%
8%
3%

49%
38%
5%
5%
3%

49%
43%
4%
2%
1%

41%
46%
6%
6%
2%

84%
2%
7%
6%
1%

56%
22%
11%
5%
6%

61%
24%
2%
6%
7%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,189)

(571)

(618)

(197)

(280)

(537)

(175)

(757)

(221)

(111)

(99)

Party ID
Bernie Sanders
Donald Trump
Not sure yet
Someone else
Probably wont vote
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

52%
34%
6%
6%
2%

82%
6%
6%
2%
4%

47%
32%
9%
11%
1%

7%
84%
2%
6%
1%

80%
9%
6%
4%
1%

54%
29%
8%
6%
4%

16%
72%
3%
8%
1%

53%
32%
6%
6%
2%

9%
79%
5%
6%
2%

60%
26%
6%
6%
2%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,189)

(527)

(321)

(314)

(343)

(549)

(297)

(1,143)

(174)

(1,009)

(46)

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15. Consider Clinton


Would you ever consider voting for Hillary Clinton in November, if she is the Democratic nominee?
Asked of voters who do not support Clinton in the general election matchup

Gender
Yes, I would
Maybe, theres a long way to go until
November
No, I never would
Totals
(Weighted N)

Total

Male

4%

3%

20%
76%

Age group

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

4%

7%

6%

3%

0%

16%
80%

24%
72%

30%
64%

29%
65%

14%
84%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(605)

(323)

(283)

(88)

(130)

Party ID
Total
Yes, I would
Maybe, theres a long way to go until
November
No, I never would
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Democrat

Independent

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

3%

19%
81%

15%
82%

100%

100%

100%

(288)

(99)

(491)

Ideology
Republican

Liberal

Moderate

(34)

White Evangelical
Conservative

Yes

(44)

No

(36)
Tea Party

Yes

No

4%

9%

4%

1%

9%

4%

1%

3%

3%

4%

20%
76%

55%
36%

18%
78%

10%
88%

37%
54%

27%
69%

6%
92%

21%
76%

8%
90%

24%
72%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(84)

(214)

(293)

(84)

(271)

(250)

100%

(605)

(568)

(155)

(448)

(37)

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16. Consider Sanders


Would you ever consider voting for Bernie Sanders in November, if he is the Democratic nominee?
Asked of voters who do not support Sanders in the general election matchup

Gender
Yes, I would
Maybe, theres a long way to go until
November
No, I never would
Totals
(Weighted N)

Total

Male

5%

6%

30%
65%

Age group

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

3%

2%

4%

6%

2%

28%
66%

33%
64%

59%
38%

39%
56%

23%
70%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(573)

(299)

(274)

(82)

(125)

Party ID
Total
Yes, I would
Maybe, theres a long way to go until
November
No, I never would
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Democrat

Independent

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

4%

13%
85%

26%
69%

100%

100%

100%

(275)

(91)

(450)

Ideology
Republican

Liberal

Moderate

(36)

White Evangelical
Conservative

Yes

(49)

No

(38)
Tea Party

Yes

No

5%

10%

6%

2%

18%

4%

2%

4%

4%

5%

30%
65%

58%
32%

36%
58%

18%
80%

60%
22%

39%
58%

14%
85%

31%
64%

13%
83%

37%
58%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(95)

(174)

(291)

(71)

(254)

(249)

100%

(573)

(535)

(159)

(411)

(38)

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17. Consider Trump


Would you ever consider voting for Donald Trump in November, if he is the Republican nominee?
Asked of voters who do not support Trump in the general election matchup

Gender
Yes, I would
Maybe, theres a long way to go until
November
No, I never would
Totals
(Weighted N)

Total

Male

1%

1%

13%
86%

Age group

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

White

Black

0%

0%

2%

0%

0%

1%

0%

1%

0%

17%
82%

10%
90%

13%
87%

17%
81%

12%
88%

7%
93%

17%
82%

8%
92%

14%
85%

3%
97%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(756)

(335)

(420)

(157)

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(188)

(316)

(95)

(386)

(215)

(84)

(70)

Party ID
Total
Yes, I would
Maybe, theres a long way to go until
November
No, I never would
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Democrat

Independent

65+

Ideology
Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Hispanic

White Evangelical
Conservative

Yes

No

Other

Tea Party
Yes

No

1%

0%

2%

0%

1%

1%

1%

1%

13%
86%

8%
92%

21%
78%

8%
92%

15%
84%

22%
77%

13%
87%

12%
87%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(311)

(365)

(80)

100%

(199)

100%

(492)

100%

(756)

(44)

(12)

(743)

(31)

(719)

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18. Why Voting for Trump


What is the main reason behind your vote for Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton in November?
Asked of voters who support Trump over Clinton

Gender
Mainly because I like Donald Trump
Mainly because Donald Trump will be
the partys nominee
Mainly to oppose Hillary Clinton
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

46%

42%

51%

46%

48%

45%

46%

12%
42%

10%
48%

15%
35%

17%
38%

10%
42%

10%
46%

12%
42%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(221)

(186)

100%

(407)

(79)

(214)

(77)

(354)

(36)

Party ID
Mainly because I like Donald Trump
Mainly because Donald Trump will be
the partys nominee
Mainly to oppose Hillary Clinton
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(5)

(21)

White Evangelical

(27)
Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

46%

41%

46%

44%

46%

45%

47%

46%

12%
42%

4%
55%

16%
38%

9%
47%

14%
40%

12%
43%

14%
40%

11%
43%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(169)

(212)

100%

(258)

100%

(117)

(373)

(140)

(267)

100%
(407)

(28)

(26)

(34)

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19. Why Voting for Clinton


What is the main reason behind your vote for Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump in November?
Asked of voters who support Clinton over Trump

Gender
Mainly because I like Hillary Clinton
Mainly because Hillary Clinton will be
the partys nominee
Mainly to oppose Donald Trump
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

44%

40%

47%

37%

36%

48%

56%

44%

52%

31%

35%

18%
38%

17%
43%

19%
34%

12%
52%

16%
48%

23%
30%

18%
26%

18%
39%

14%
34%

34%
35%

16%
50%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(588)

(252)

(337)

(108)

(149)

(252)

(78)

(271)

(187)

(67)

(63)

Party ID
Mainly because I like Hillary Clinton
Mainly because Hillary Clinton will be
the partys nominee
Mainly to oppose Donald Trump
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

44%

49%

26%

46%

41%

44%

44%

18%
38%

20%
30%

14%
60%

19%
35%

18%
40%

18%
38%

17%
39%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(260)

(280)

100%

(110)

100%

(445)

100%

(588)

(21)

(48)

(11)

(578)

(20)

(565)

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20. Trumps Campaign


Does seeing Donald Trump campaign make you feel ...? Check all that apply.
Gender
Excited
Optimistic
Angry
Scared
Bored
Proud
None of these
Totals

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

18%
22%
41%
49%
5%
9%
11%

21%
26%
32%
40%
5%
13%
13%

15%
18%
50%
57%
5%
6%
9%

11%
11%
60%
70%
3%
5%
5%

17%
17%
41%
46%
8%
8%
13%

21%
24%
36%
44%
5%
11%
14%

17%
37%
37%
44%
6%
12%
8%

25%
30%
32%
43%
4%
14%
13%

1%
4%
60%
68%
7%
1%
6%

10%
14%
55%
48%
6%
3%
6%

10%
13%
55%
49%
6%
4%
15%

(1,194)

(574)

(620)

(197)

(280)

(540)

(177)

(762)

(222)

(112)

(99)

Party ID
Excited
Optimistic
Angry
Scared
Bored
Proud
None of these
Totals

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

18%
22%
41%
49%
5%
9%
11%

3%
7%
63%
69%
8%
2%
7%

15%
22%
38%
44%
4%
7%
15%

46%
48%
9%
18%
3%
25%
15%

5%
8%
64%
74%
7%
2%
7%

17%
15%
40%
47%
4%
7%
13%

36%
50%
18%
22%
5%
22%
13%

17%
21%
42%
50%
5%
9%
11%

44%
61%
10%
13%
4%
31%
13%

13%
15%
47%
55%
5%
6%
11%

(1,194)

(529)

(324)

(314)

(344)

(551)

(298)

(1,146)

(175)

(1,014)

(48)

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21. Clintons Campaign


Does seeing Hillary Clinton campaign make you feel ...? Check all that apply.
Gender
Excited
Optimistic
Angry
Scared
Bored
Proud
None of these
Totals

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

16%
28%
31%
30%
17%
18%
15%

12%
25%
36%
35%
22%
12%
13%

19%
30%
26%
25%
14%
23%
16%

19%
28%
29%
33%
19%
14%
19%

18%
28%
23%
26%
19%
18%
16%

15%
28%
35%
30%
16%
19%
13%

13%
25%
34%
32%
19%
17%
13%

9%
19%
41%
38%
19%
11%
14%

33%
51%
7%
9%
10%
36%
19%

26%
27%
18%
19%
14%
19%
18%

17%
43%
27%
26%
29%
23%
4%

(1,194)

(574)

(620)

(197)

(280)

(540)

(177)

(762)

(222)

(112)

(99)

Party ID
Excited
Optimistic
Angry
Scared
Bored
Proud
None of these
Totals

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

16%
28%
31%
30%
17%
18%
15%

28%
52%
7%
9%
10%
35%
17%

8%
12%
43%
35%
25%
6%
17%

4%
4%
60%
59%
22%
2%
7%

24%
44%
17%
13%
11%
27%
19%

15%
27%
25%
26%
20%
18%
16%

8%
10%
58%
56%
20%
6%
7%

16%
28%
30%
29%
18%
18%
15%

12%
6%
66%
54%
22%
2%
4%

16%
31%
25%
26%
17%
20%
16%

(1,194)

(529)

(324)

(314)

(344)

(551)

(298)

(1,146)

(175)

(1,014)

(48)

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22. Trump Nomination Impact on Turnout


Does the Republican party nominating Donald Trump make you more or less likely to vote this November than usual?
Gender
More likely to vote
Less likely to vote
Does not change whether or not you
vote
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

39%
8%

37%
8%

40%
9%

47%
10%

33%
12%

37%
6%

45%
6%

37%
6%

46%
7%

34%
17%

38%
19%

53%

55%

51%

43%

54%

57%

49%

56%

47%

49%

44%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,185)

(568)

(617)

(197)

(279)

(532)

(177)

(761)

(216)

(110)

(99)

Party ID
More likely to vote
Less likely to vote
Does not change whether or not you
vote
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

39%
8%

42%
13%

35%
6%

37%
3%

47%
4%

36%
12%

35%
8%

39%
8%

44%
6%

38%
9%

53%

45%

59%

60%

49%

53%

57%

53%

50%

53%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,185)

(527)

(318)

(314)

(343)

(544)

(298)

(1,138)

(174)

(1,005)

(47)

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23. Clinton Nomination Impact on Turnout


Would the Democratic party nominating Hillary Clinton make you more or less likely to vote this November than usual?
Gender
More likely to vote
Less likely to vote
Does not change whether or not you
vote
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

30%
8%

30%
9%

29%
7%

25%
11%

28%
8%

32%
7%

30%
8%

23%
10%

43%
1%

38%
9%

36%
6%

62%

61%

63%

64%

64%

61%

62%

66%

55%

53%

58%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,192)

(574)

(617)

(197)

(280)

(539)

(175)

(759)

(222)

(112)

(99)

Party ID
More likely to vote
Less likely to vote
Does not change whether or not you
vote
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

30%
8%

36%
4%

25%
9%

24%
14%

24%
7%

31%
8%

34%
9%

29%
8%

35%
9%

29%
8%

62%

60%

66%

62%

69%

61%

57%

63%

56%

63%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,192)

(529)

(324)

(313)

(344)

(550)

(298)

(1,144)

(175)

(1,011)

(48)

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24. Why Running for President Donald Trump


Whether or not you support them, do you feel each of these candidates is running for President mainly because ...?
Gender
They want to help the country
They just want to be President
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

36%
64%

41%
59%

31%
69%

19%
81%

26%
74%

44%
56%

44%
56%

47%
53%

7%
93%

21%
79%

27%
73%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,177)

(563)

(614)

(197)

(276)

(527)

(177)

(759)

(214)

(107)

(97)

Party ID
They want to help the country
They just want to be President
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

36%
64%

11%
89%

38%
62%

75%
25%

11%
89%

33%
67%

69%
31%

34%
66%

78%
22%

28%
72%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,177)

(514)

(324)

(314)

(342)

(540)

(295)

(1,129)

(174)

(1,000)

(48)

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25. Why Running for President Hillary Clinton


Whether or not you support them, do you feel each of these candidates is running for President mainly because ...?
Gender
They want to help the country
They just want to be President
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

43%
57%

35%
65%

50%
50%

39%
61%

47%
53%

43%
57%

41%
59%

32%
68%

75%
25%

60%
40%

36%
64%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,183)

(571)

(612)

(196)

(277)

(535)

(175)

(755)

(220)

(109)

(99)

Party ID
They want to help the country
They just want to be President
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

43%
57%

74%
26%

24%
76%

11%
89%

62%
38%

46%
54%

15%
85%

44%
56%

14%
86%

48%
52%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,183)

(526)

(321)

(311)

(342)

(544)

(297)

(1,135)

(175)

(1,004)

(48)

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26. Why Running for President Bernie Sanders


Whether or not you support them, do you feel each of these candidates is running for President mainly because ...?
Gender
They want to help the country
They just want to be President
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

75%
25%

74%
26%

76%
24%

91%
9%

77%
23%

71%
29%

64%
36%

72%
28%

83%
17%

76%
24%

77%
23%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,167)

(556)

(611)

(196)

(276)

(523)

(173)

(751)

(211)

(109)

(96)

Party ID
They want to help the country
They just want to be President
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

75%
25%

82%
18%

82%
18%

57%
43%

88%
12%

76%
24%

58%
42%

76%
24%

48%
52%

79%
21%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,167)

(514)

(318)

(312)

(342)

(531)

(294)

(1,120)

(171)

(992)

(47)

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27. Impact of Bill Clinton on Hillarys Campaign


When you hear about events and things that happened in the 1990s during Bill Clintons Presidency, does it:
Gender
Generally make you more positive
toward Hillary Clintons campaign
Generally make you more negative
toward Hillary Clintons campaign
Doesnt matter one way or the other
for Hillary Clintons campaign
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

12%

11%

12%

16%

17%

10%

3%

8%

15%

25%

20%

31%

35%

27%

33%

22%

33%

38%

39%

9%

16%

34%

57%

53%

61%

52%

61%

57%

58%

53%

76%

59%

45%

100%

100%

100%

(1,194)

(574)

(620)

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(197)

(280)

(540)

(177)

(762)

(222)

(112)

(99)

Party ID
Generally make you more positive
toward Hillary Clintons campaign
Generally make you more negative
toward Hillary Clintons campaign
Doesnt matter one way or the other
for Hillary Clintons campaign
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Democrat

Independent

12%

19%

9%

31%

11%

57%

65+

Ideology
Republican

Liberal

Moderate

2%

16%

13%

40%

58%

22%

70%

51%

40%

100%

100%

100%

(1,194)

(529)

(324)

White Evangelical
Conservative

Tea Party

Yes

No

5%

12%

9%

12%

22%

58%

30%

67%

25%

62%

65%

37%

58%

24%

63%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(314)

(344)

(551)

(298)

(1,146)

(175)

(1,014)

(48)

Yes

No

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28. Impact of Trumps Past Business on Campaign


When you hear about Donald Trumps finances and past business dealings, does it:
Gender
Generally make you more positive
toward his campaign
Generally make you more negative
toward his campaign
Doesnt matter one way or the other
for his campaign
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

13%

15%

11%

13%

11%

14%

12%

17%

3%

9%

13%

50%

45%

55%

64%

50%

46%

50%

42%

72%

58%

55%

37%

40%

34%

23%

39%

40%

38%

41%

25%

34%

32%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,193)

(574)

(619)

(197)

(279)

(540)

(177)

(761)

(222)

(112)

(99)

Party ID
Total
Generally make you more positive
toward his campaign
Generally make you more negative
toward his campaign
Doesnt matter one way or the other
for his campaign
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Democrat

Ideology

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Hispanic

White Evangelical

Other

Tea Party

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

13%

4%

12%

28%

8%

11%

23%

13%

29%

10%

50%

74%

45%

16%

77%

49%

22%

52%

10%

58%

37%

22%

43%

56%

15%

40%

55%

36%

61%

32%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,193)

(529)

(324)

(314)

(344)

(551)

(298)

(1,146)

(174)

(1,013)

(47)

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29. Protestors at Trump Events


When you see protests and demonstrations around Donald Trumps events, do you feel theyre a sign that...
Gender
Trump is finally speaking up for
regular people, and the protesters
dont like that
Trump is only speaking for a small
group, and the protestors are standing
up to him
Its all just politics on both sides
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

28%

33%

24%

11%

23%

35%

36%

38%

38%
33%

33%
34%

42%
33%

54%
35%

37%
40%

35%
30%

32%
32%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,190)

(572)

(617)

(197)

(280)

(536)

Party ID
Total
Trump is finally speaking up for
regular people, and the protesters
dont like that
Trump is only speaking for a small
group, and the protestors are standing
up to him
Its all just politics on both sides
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Democrat

Hispanic

Other

2%

22%

26%

29%
33%

63%
35%

39%
40%

50%
24%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(177)

(759)

(220)

(112)

(99)

Ideology

Independent

Republican

Liberal

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

28%

7%

33%

61%

9%

24%

60%

27%

77%

20%

38%
33%

60%
33%

34%
33%

5%
34%

63%
28%

37%
40%

11%
29%

39%
34%

7%
17%

43%
36%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,190)

(528)

(322)

(313)

(344)

(550)

(296)

(1,142)

(174)

(1,010)

(48)

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30. Illegal Immigrants


Should most illegal immigrants working in the United States be:
Gender
Offered a chance to apply for legal
status
Deported to the country they came
from
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

69%

67%

71%

87%

72%

63%

63%

62%

89%

85%

66%

31%

33%

29%

13%

28%

37%

37%

38%

11%

15%

34%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,180)

(563)

(616)

(196)

(280)

(527)

(177)

(751)

(220)

(110)

(98)

Party ID
Offered a chance to apply for legal
status
Deported to the country they came
from
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

69%

86%

66%

43%

91%

69%

45%

70%

30%

76%

31%

14%

34%

57%

9%

31%

55%

30%

70%

24%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,180)

(527)

(315)

(312)

(336)

(549)

(295)

(1,132)

(173)

(1,003)

(48)

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31. Importance of Immigration on Vote


How important will the immigration issue be in your November vote?
Gender
Very important
Somewhat important
Not too important
Not important
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

37%
41%
17%
5%

37%
40%
16%
7%

36%
42%
17%
5%

28%
49%
21%
1%

40%
34%
14%
11%

39%
40%
15%
6%

34%
46%
18%
3%

36%
42%
17%
4%

31%
45%
15%
8%

54%
31%
12%
4%

30%
35%
22%
13%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,189)

(570)

(618)

(197)

(280)

(535)

(177)

(758)

(222)

(110)

(99)

Party ID
Very important
Somewhat important
Not too important
Not important
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

37%
41%
17%
5%

29%
49%
16%
6%

33%
36%
23%
8%

51%
33%
12%
3%

27%
47%
20%
7%

34%
43%
16%
7%

52%
31%
14%
3%

36%
41%
17%
6%

67%
24%
8%
2%

31%
44%
18%
7%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,189)

(528)

(322)

(314)

(344)

(547)

(298)

(1,141)

(174)

(1,010)

(48)

31