North Carolina Exit Poll: President

Are you:
(4,592 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Male44% responded45%54%
Female56% responded53%46%
Are you:
(4,550 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
White65% responded33%66%
Black23% responded92%7%
Hispanic/Latino5% responded57%42%
Asian2% responded0%0%
Other5% responded56%40%
Are you:
(4,550 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
White65% responded33%66%
Non-White35% responded79%19%
Sex by race
(4,539 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
White men29% responded30%69%
White women36% responded35%64%
Black men9% responded91%8%
Black women14% responded93%6%
Latino men3% responded39%59%
Latino women3% responded76%22%
All other races7% responded52%43%
In which age group are you?
(4,576 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
18-2915% responded57%40%
30-4422% responded56%43%
45-6439% responded47%52%
65 or over24% responded40%59%
To which age group do you belong?
(4,576 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
18-4437% responded56%42%
45+63% responded44%55%
In which age group are you?
(4,576 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
18-248% responded55%43%
25-296% responded59%36%
30-3914% responded57%43%
40-4916% responded52%46%
50-6431% responded46%53%
65 or over24% responded40%59%
Which best describes your education? You have:
(4,531 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Never attended college18% responded38%62%
Attended college but received no degree27% responded43%56%
Associate's degree (AA or AS)18% responded50%48%
Bachelor's degree (BA or BS)22% responded55%44%
An advanced degree after a bachelor's degree (such as JD, MA, MBA, MD, PhD)14% responded64%35%
What was the last grade of school you completed?
(4,531 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
College graduate36% responded59%41%
No college degree64% responded43%55%
Education by race
(4,481 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
White college graduates26% responded50%49%
White non-college graduates39% responded21%78%
Non White college graduates11% responded80%19%
Non White non-college graduates25% responded78%19%
Education by White by Sex
(4,476 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
White women college graduates15% responded55%44%
White women non-college graduates21% responded20%79%
White men college graduates11% responded43%56%
White men non-college graduates18% responded23%77%
Non-whites35% responded79%19%
2019 total family income:
(2,110 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Under $30,00015% responded51%47%
$30,000 - $49,99922% responded54%44%
$50,000 - $99,99936% responded49%49%
$100,000 - $199,99922% responded47%52%
$200,000 or more5% responded47%53%
2019 total family income:
(2,110 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Under $50,00037% responded53%46%
$50,000 or more63% responded48%51%
2019 total family income:
(2,110 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Under $100,00073% responded51%47%
$100,000 or more27% responded47%52%
2019 total family income:
(2,110 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Under $50,00037% responded53%46%
$50,000-$99,99936% responded49%49%
$100,000 or more27% responded47%52%
No matter how you voted today, do you usually think of yourself as a:
(4,505 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Democrat34% responded97%3%
Republican37% responded4%96%
Independent or something else30% responded50%46%
On most political matters, do you consider yourself:
(4,395 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Liberal20% responded93%6%
Moderate39% responded66%32%
Conservative40% responded9%90%
Do you have any children under 18 living in your home?
(2,095 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Yes31% responded54%46%
No69% responded46%53%
Parents
(2,091 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Men with children13% responded49%49%
Women with children18% responded57%43%
Men without children31% responded44%55%
Women without children39% responded47%52%
White evangelical or white born-again Christians
(2,141 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
White evangelical or white born-again Christian35% responded14%86%
All others65% responded67%32%
Have you ever served in the U.S. military?
(2,202 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Yes17% responded35%62%
No83% responded52%47%
Is this the first year you have ever voted?
(2,154 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Yes10% responded49%50%
No90% responded49%49%
Are you gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender?
(1,976 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Yes5% responded76%22%
No95% responded47%52%
When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential election?
(2,252 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
In the last few days2% responded0%0%
In the last week1% responded0%0%
In October7% responded48%49%
In September6% responded60%38%
Before that81% responded49%50%
When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential election?
(2,252 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
In the last month10% responded48%47%
Before that87% responded49%50%
When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential election?
(2,252 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
In the last week3% responded50%42%
Before that95% responded49%50%
Which ONE of these five issues mattered most in deciding how you voted for president? (CHECK ONLY ONE)
(2,245 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Racial inequality21% responded94%5%
The coronavirus pandemic14% responded84%15%
The economy35% responded16%82%
Crime and safety12% responded11%88%
Health care policy12% responded66%33%
Which ONE of these four candidate qualities mattered most in deciding how you voted for president? (CHECK ONLY ONE)
(2,245 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Can unite the country21% responded80%19%
Is a strong leader34% responded17%82%
Cares about people like me20% responded62%35%
Has good judgment22% responded57%41%
Who would better handle the economy?
(2,153 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Joe Biden46% responded100%0%
Donald Trump51% responded4%96%
Who would better handle the coronavirus pandemic?
(2,153 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Joe Biden50% responded96%4%
Donald Trump47% responded1%99%
Which is more important?
(2,255 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Containing the coronavirus now, even if it hurts the economy52% responded78%21%
Rebuilding the economy now, even if it hurts efforts to contain the coronavirus43% responded18%80%
Do you think U.S. efforts to contain the coronavirus pandemic are going:
(2,153 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Very well20% responded4%95%
Somewhat well32% responded17%82%
Somewhat badly16% responded80%19%
Very badly30% responded95%3%
Do you think U.S. efforts to contain the coronavirus pandemic are going:
(2,153 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Very well or somewhat well53% responded12%87%
Very badly or somewhat badly46% responded90%9%
Is racism in the U.S.:
(2,153 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
The most important problem11% responded84%15%
One of many important problems65% responded54%45%
A minor problem16% responded13%87%
Not a problem at all5% responded11%87%
Is racism in the U.S.:
(2,153 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Most important problem or one of many important problems77% responded59%40%
A minor problem or not a problem at all21% responded12%87%
How confident are you that votes in your state will be counted accurately?
(2,153 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Very confident42% responded56%43%
Somewhat confident45% responded43%56%
Not very confident10% responded45%52%
Not at all confident2% responded0%0%
How confident are you that votes in your state will be counted accurately?
(2,153 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Very/Somewhat confident87% responded49%50%
Not very/Not at all confident11% responded43%54%
Do you think the condition of the nation's economy is:
(2,153 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Excellent11% responded18%82%
Good38% responded17%83%
Not so good33% responded76%22%
Poor17% responded92%5%
Do you think the condition of the nation's economy is:
(2,153 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Excellent or good49% responded17%83%
Not so good or poor50% responded81%17%
Compared to four years ago, is your family's financial situation:
(2,245 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Better today45% responded17%82%
Worse today20% responded91%7%
About the same34% responded69%30%
How do you feel about the way Donald Trump is handling his job as president?
(2,153 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Strongly approve39% responded1%99%
Somewhat approve12% responded12%86%
Somewhat disapprove7% responded80%16%
Strongly disapprove41% responded99%0%
How do you feel about the way Donald Trump is handling his job as president?
(2,153 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Approve51% responded4%96%
Disapprove48% responded96%2%
Is your opinion of Joe Biden:
(2,245 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Favorable50% responded94%5%
Unfavorable47% responded2%96%
Is your opinion of Donald Trump:
(2,245 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Favorable47% responded2%97%
Unfavorable51% responded92%6%
Do you have a favorable opinion of ...
(2,245 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Both2% responded0%0%
Only Biden48% responded96%3%
Only Trump45% responded0%99%
Neither3% responded0%0%
Was your vote for president mainly:
(2,164 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
For your candidate75% responded42%57%
Against his opponent21% responded75%24%
Do you think Joe Biden has the temperament to serve effectively as president?
(2,245 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Yes51% responded94%6%
No48% responded2%96%
Do you think Donald Trump has the temperament to serve effectively as president?
(2,245 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Yes46% responded3%97%
No52% responded91%7%
Do you think the presidential candidates have the temperament to serve effectively as president?
(2,245 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Both2% responded0%0%
Only Biden49% responded96%4%
Only Trump44% responded1%99%
Neither3% responded0%0%
Would you rather see the U.S. Senate controlled by:
(2,058 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
The Democratic Party47% responded97%1%
The Republican Party50% responded3%97%
In today's election for U.S. Senate, did you just vote for:
(4,511 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Cal Cunningham47% responded96%3%
Thom Tillis48% responded4%95%
In today's election for governor, did you just vote for:
(4,532 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
Roy Cooper52% responded92%8%
Dan Forest47% responded3%97%
Population of area, three categories
(4,603 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
City over 50,00033% responded69%29%
Suburbs40% responded39%60%
Small city and Rural27% responded40%59%
Geo Stratum Code
(4,603 Respondents)Voted (D)Voted (R)
East23% responded45%54%
R/D/Triangle22% responded62%37%
Charlotte Area18% responded55%44%
Piedmont/Central20% responded44%54%
West17% responded36%62%