Michigan Exit Poll: President

Are you:
(2,717 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Male46% responded44%54%
Female54% responded57%43%
Are you:
(2,656 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
White81% responded44%55%
Black12% responded92%7%
Hispanic/Latino3% responded55%44%
Asian1% responded0%0%
Other4% responded0%0%
Are you:
(2,656 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
White81% responded44%55%
Non-White19% responded80%18%
Sex by race
(2,654 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
White men37% responded39%60%
White women43% responded49%51%
Black men5% responded88%11%
Black women7% responded95%5%
Latino men2% responded0%0%
Latino women1% responded0%0%
All other races5% responded66%30%
In which age group are you?
(2,699 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
18-2912% responded61%37%
30-4421% responded48%50%
45-6437% responded51%49%
65 or over30% responded51%49%
To which age group do you belong?
(2,699 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
18-4433% responded53%45%
45+67% responded51%49%
In which age group are you?
(2,699 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
18-247% responded62%36%
25-294% responded59%37%
30-3914% responded48%50%
40-4915% responded49%49%
50-6429% responded51%49%
65 or over30% responded51%49%
Which best describes your education? You have:
(2,673 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Never attended college20% responded49%50%
Attended college but received no degree27% responded49%50%
Associate's degree (AA or AS)18% responded42%57%
Bachelor's degree (BA or BS)20% responded55%44%
An advanced degree after a bachelor's degree (such as JD, MA, MBA, MD, PhD)16% responded63%37%
What was the last grade of school you completed?
(2,673 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
College graduate36% responded58%41%
No college degree64% responded47%52%
Education by race
(2,618 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
White college graduates29% responded53%46%
White non-college graduates52% responded39%60%
Non White college graduates7% responded80%20%
Non White non-college graduates12% responded81%18%
Education by White by Sex
(2,618 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
White women college graduates15% responded62%38%
White women non-college graduates29% responded42%57%
White men college graduates14% responded45%54%
White men non-college graduates23% responded35%64%
Non-whites19% responded80%18%
2019 total family income:
(1,153 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Under $30,00016% responded61%39%
$30,000 - $49,99920% responded60%39%
$50,000 - $99,99934% responded55%44%
$100,000 - $199,99922% responded52%47%
$200,000 or more8% responded0%0%
2019 total family income:
(1,153 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Under $50,00036% responded61%39%
$50,000 or more64% responded52%47%
2019 total family income:
(1,153 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Under $100,00070% responded58%41%
$100,000 or more30% responded47%51%
2019 total family income:
(1,153 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Under $50,00036% responded61%39%
$50,000-$99,99934% responded55%44%
$100,000 or more30% responded47%51%
No matter how you voted today, do you usually think of yourself as a:
(2,623 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Democrat38% responded97%3%
Republican38% responded6%94%
Independent or something else23% responded51%45%
On most political matters, do you consider yourself:
(2,546 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Liberal25% responded89%10%
Moderate38% responded62%36%
Conservative37% responded12%88%
Do you have any children under 18 living in your home?
(1,202 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Yes27% responded50%48%
No73% responded53%46%
Parents
(1,201 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Men with children13% responded41%56%
Women with children14% responded58%41%
Men without children33% responded48%51%
Women without children40% responded57%43%
White evangelical or white born-again Christians
(1,211 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
White evangelical or white born-again Christian26% responded26%73%
All others74% responded61%37%
Does anyone in your household belong to a labor union?
(1,222 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Yes21% responded62%37%
No79% responded48%51%
Is this the first year you have ever voted?
(1,212 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Yes10% responded55%45%
No90% responded50%49%
Are you gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender?
(1,152 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Yes6% responded0%0%
No94% responded53%47%
When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential election?
(1,264 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
In the last few days4% responded0%0%
In the last week1% responded0%0%
In October5% responded0%0%
In September5% responded0%0%
Before that82% responded51%48%
When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential election?
(1,264 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
In the last month9% responded53%42%
Before that87% responded52%47%
When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential election?
(1,264 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
In the last week4% responded57%41%
Before that92% responded52%47%
Which ONE of these five issues mattered most in deciding how you voted for president? (CHECK ONLY ONE)
(1,272 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Racial inequality16% responded93%5%
The coronavirus pandemic18% responded94%5%
The economy39% responded14%86%
Crime and safety9% responded22%77%
Health care policy10% responded85%12%
Which ONE of these four candidate qualities mattered most in deciding how you voted for president? (CHECK ONLY ONE)
(1,272 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Can unite the country20% responded82%16%
Is a strong leader31% responded16%84%
Cares about people like me23% responded52%46%
Has good judgment24% responded73%25%
Who would better handle the economy?
(1,195 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Joe Biden47% responded100%0%
Donald Trump50% responded4%95%
Who would better handle the coronavirus pandemic?
(1,195 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Joe Biden52% responded96%3%
Donald Trump44% responded0%99%
Which is more important?
(1,243 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Containing the coronavirus now, even if it hurts the economy54% responded83%16%
Rebuilding the economy now, even if it hurts efforts to contain the coronavirus42% responded12%87%
Do you think U.S. efforts to contain the coronavirus pandemic are going:
(1,188 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Very well16% responded7%92%
Somewhat well32% responded16%83%
Somewhat badly14% responded69%29%
Very badly36% responded98%1%
Do you think U.S. efforts to contain the coronavirus pandemic are going:
(1,188 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Very well or somewhat well48% responded13%86%
Very badly or somewhat badly51% responded90%9%
Has the coronavirus pandemic caused you:
(1,188 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
A severe financial hardship9% responded64%34%
A moderate financial hardship34% responded55%45%
No financial hardship at all55% responded49%50%
Has the coronavirus pandemic caused you:
(1,188 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
A severe financial hardship or a moderate financial hardship43% responded57%42%
No financial hardship at all55% responded49%50%
Is racism in the U.S.:
(1,188 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
The most important problem9% responded89%8%
One of many important problems65% responded64%35%
A minor problem18% responded8%91%
Not a problem at all7% responded0%0%
Is racism in the U.S.:
(1,188 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Most important problem or one of many important problems74% responded67%32%
A minor problem or not a problem at all25% responded9%90%
How confident are you that votes in your state will be counted accurately?
(1,188 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Very confident45% responded68%31%
Somewhat confident39% responded46%53%
Not very confident10% responded19%80%
Not at all confident4% responded0%0%
How confident are you that votes in your state will be counted accurately?
(1,188 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Very/Somewhat confident84% responded58%42%
Not very/Not at all confident13% responded20%77%
Do you think the condition of the nation's economy is:
(1,195 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Excellent12% responded4%95%
Good35% responded20%79%
Not so good31% responded80%20%
Poor21% responded86%12%
Do you think the condition of the nation's economy is:
(1,195 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Excellent or good47% responded16%83%
Not so good or poor52% responded82%17%
Compared to four years ago, is your family's financial situation:
(1,264 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Better today41% responded18%81%
Worse today15% responded90%9%
About the same43% responded72%27%
How do you feel about the way Donald Trump is handling his job as president?
(1,188 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Strongly approve37% responded2%98%
Somewhat approve11% responded15%81%
Somewhat disapprove5% responded0%0%
Strongly disapprove45% responded99%1%
How do you feel about the way Donald Trump is handling his job as president?
(1,188 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Approve48% responded5%94%
Disapprove51% responded97%2%
Is your opinion of Joe Biden:
(1,272 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Favorable51% responded95%4%
Unfavorable47% responded4%95%
Is your opinion of Donald Trump:
(1,272 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Favorable45% responded3%97%
Unfavorable53% responded93%5%
Do you have a favorable opinion of ...
(1,272 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Both3% responded0%0%
Only Biden49% responded98%1%
Only Trump42% responded1%99%
Neither5% responded0%0%
Was your vote for president mainly:
(1,214 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
For your candidate71% responded41%58%
Against his opponent24% responded78%21%
Do you think Joe Biden has the temperament to serve effectively as president?
(1,244 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Yes53% responded96%4%
No45% responded3%96%
Do you think Donald Trump has the temperament to serve effectively as president?
(1,244 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Yes44% responded3%97%
No54% responded91%7%
Do you think the presidential candidates have the temperament to serve effectively as president?
(1,244 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Both2% responded0%0%
Only Biden51% responded98%1%
Only Trump42% responded1%99%
Neither4% responded0%0%
In the 2016 election for president, did you vote for:
(1,195 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Hillary Clinton (Dem)40% responded96%4%
Donald Trump (Rep)42% responded6%94%
Other4% responded0%0%
Did not vote11% responded51%48%
Would you rather see the U.S. Senate controlled by:
(1,138 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
The Democratic Party50% responded97%2%
The Republican Party46% responded4%96%
In today's election for U.S. Senate, did you just vote for:
(2,622 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Gary Peters50% responded96%4%
John James48% responded5%94%
Population of area, three categories
(2,719 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
City over 50,00021% responded65%35%
Suburbs58% responded48%51%
Small city and Rural21% responded45%54%
Geo Stratum Code
(2,719 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Wayne County16% responded69%30%
Southeast27% responded58%41%
East Central24% responded42%57%
Southwest19% responded46%53%
No Central/U.P.14% responded40%59%