Election 2008

Election Polls -- Vote by Groups, 2008

NATIONAL ELECTION OUTCOME

2008

Obama

McCain

Nationwide vote

53.0%

46.0%

SEX

Men

50

50

Women

57

43

RACE

White (incl. Hispanics)

45

55

Nonwhite

90

10

Non-Hispanic white

44

56

Nonwhite (incl. Hispanics)

86

14

Black

99

1

AGE

Under 30 years

61

39

30 to 49 years

53

47

50 to 64 years

54

46

65 and older

46

54

50 and older

51

49

EDUCATION

College

55

45

High school

47

53

Grade school

67

33

Postgrad

65

35

College grad only

51

49

Some college

52

48

High school or less

51

49

REGION

East

57

43

Midwest

53

47

South

50

50

West

55

45

POLITICS

Republicans

7

93

Democrats

93

7

Independents

51

49

Conservatives

23

77

Moderates

63

37

Liberals

94

6

RELIGION

Protestants

47

53

Catholics

53

47

Attend weekly

45

55

Attend monthly

51

49

Seldom/Never attend

62

38

MARITAL STATUS

Married

44

56

Not married

65

35

Married men

42

58

Married women

47

53

Unmarried men

63

37

Unmarried women

66

34

LABOR UNION

Union families

64

36

GUN OWNERSHIP

Owner

36

64

Non-owner

63

37

Gallup http://www.gallup.com/poll/112132/election-polls-vote-groups-2008.aspx Gallup World Headquarters, 901 F Street, Washington, D.C., 20001, U.S.A +1 202.715.3030