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How California Voted on Proposition 209

PROPOSITION 209
The Los Angeles Times
Demographic Profiles
from the California and National Exit Polls, Nov. 7, 1996.
 

% of All Voters

Voter Type

Yes

No

100%

ALL VOTERS

54%

46%

 

 

 

 

 

GENDER

 

 

47%

Male

61%

39%

53%

Female

48%

52%

 

 

 

 

 

AGE

 

 

19%

18-29

50%

50%

35%

30-44

51%

49%

35%

45-64

58%

42%

11%

65 and Older

60%

40%

 

 

 

 

 

RACE/ETHNICITY

 

 

74%

White

63%

37%

7%

Black

26%

74%

10%

Latino

24%

76%

5%

Asian

39%

61%

 

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION

 

 

20%

High School or Less

54%

46%

29%

Some College

60%

40%

27%

College Degree

54%

46%

24%

Postgraduate

48%

52%

 

 

 

 

 

INCOME

 

 

12%

Less Than $20,000

41%

59%

24%

$20,000 to $39,999

48%

52%

23%

$40,000 to $59,999

56%

44%

15%

$60,000 to $74,999

65%

35%

26%

$75,000 or More

59%

41%

 

 

 

 

 

POLITICAL IDEOLOGY

 

 

21%

Liberal

27%

73%

47%

Moderate

52%

48%

32%

Conservative

77%

23%

 

 

 

 

 

PARTY AFFILIATION

 

 

45%

Democrats

31%

69%

14%

Independents

59%

41%

38%

Republicans

80%

20%

 

 

 

 

 

RELIGION

 

 

49%

Protestant

62%

38%

24%

Catholic

54%

46%

6%

Jewish

42%

58%

 

 

 

 

Note: Percentages may not add up to 100% where some answer categories are not shown.
Source: Los Angeles Times
exit poll conducted Nov. 5.

HOW THE POLL WAS CONDUCTED: The Los Angeles Times Poll interviewed 5,723 voters who cast ballots in the general election Tuesday as they exited 100 polling places across the nation. Also interviewed were 2,473 Californians as they exited an additional 40 polling places across the state. Precincts were chosen based on the pattern of turnout in past general elections. The survey was a self- administered, confidential questionnaire. The margin of sampling error for all is plus or minus 3 percentage points. For some subgroups, the error margin may be somewhat higher.

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