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Barack Obama (D)

US Elections

How Groups Voted in 2008

John McCain (R)

       
2008
Group
Obama
McCain

All Voters

Pct.
53%
45%
SEX
Men
47
49
48
Women
53
56
43
RACE
White
74
43
55
African-American
13
95
4
Hispanic
9
67
31
Asian
2
62
35
Other
3
66
31
AGE
18-29
18
66
32
30-44
29
52
46
45-64
37
50
49
65 & over
16
45
53
INCOME
<$15,000
6
73
25
$15,000-29,999
12
60
37
$30-49,999
19
55
43
$50-74,999
21
48
49
$75-99,999
15
51
48
$100,000 & over
26
49
49
UNION HOUSEHOLD
Yes
21
59
39
No
79
51
47
REGION
East
21
59
40
Midwest
24
54
44
South
32
45
54
West
23
57
40
PARTY
Democrat
39
89
10
Republican
32
9
93
Independent
29
52
44
POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
Liberal
22
89
10
Moderate
44
60
39
Conservative
34
20
78
GAY/LESBIAN/BISEXUAL
Yes
4
70
27
No
96
53
45
Notes: Survey by Edison Media Research/Mitofsky International for the National Election Pool (ABC News, Associated Press, CBS News, CNN, Fox News, NBC News). 
Sample of 18,018 voters consisted of 15,640 voters as they left the voting booths on Election Day November 4, 2008 and a telephone absentee/early voters survey of 2,378 respondents conducted October 24-November 2, 2008.

 

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