Report | Nov 5, 2008
The Hispanic Vote in the 2008 Election

Hispanics voted for Democrats Barack Obama and Joe Biden over Republicans John McCain and Sarah Palin by a margin of more than two-to-one in the 2008 presidential election, 67% versus 31%.

Report | Nov 5, 2008
How the Faithful Voted

Updated Nov. 10, 20081 President-elect Barack Obama made a concerted effort to reach out to people of faith during the 2008 presidential campaign, and early exit polls show that this outreach may have paid off on Election Day. Among nearly every religious group, the Democratic candidate received equal or higher levels of support compared with […]

Report | Nov 5, 2008
Inside Obama’s Sweeping Victory

Barack Obama captured the White House on the strength of a substantial electoral shift toward the Democratic Party and by winning a number of key groups in the middle of the electorate. In particular, the overwhelming backing of younger voters was a critical factor in Obama's victory, according to an analysis of National Election Pool exit poll data.

Report | Nov 4, 2008
Religion and Politics ’08: New Jersey

Religious Profile Margin of error: ± 4.0% Sample size: 932 Data from the Pew Forum’s U.S. Religious Landscape Survey. 2008 New Jersey Primary Exit Poll Results Source: 2008 National Election Pool Exit Poll as reported by MSNBC 2004 New Jersey General Election Results No worship attendance polling information was collected for this state. Data on “All Voters”: CNN […]

Report | Nov 4, 2008
Religion and Politics ’08: Christopher Dodd

Background Hometown East Haddam, Conn. Age 65 Religion Catholic Education University of Louisville School of Law, J.D., 1972 Providence College, B.A., 1966 Candidate Website www.chrisdodd.com Candidacy Status Formally withdrew candidacy Jan. 3, 2008 Formally declared candidacy Jan. 11, 2007 Endorsed Barack Obama Feb. 26, 2008 Political Experience U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1981-present U.S. Representative from […]

Report | Nov 4, 2008
Religion and Politics ’08: Nevada

Religious Profile Margin of error: ± 7.0% Sample size: 252 Data from the Pew Forum’s U.S. Religious Landscape Survey. 2008 California Primary Exit Poll Results Source: 2008 National Election Pool Exit Poll as reported by MSNBC 2004 California General Election Results No worship attendance polling information was collected for this state. Data on “All Voters”: CNN All other […]

Report | Nov 4, 2008
Religion and Politics ’08: Minnesota

Religious Profile Margin of error: ± 4.0% Sample size: 789 Data from the Pew Forum’s U.S. Religious Landscape Survey. 2008 Minnesota Primary Exit Poll Results Primary date: Feb. 5, 2008 No polling information was collected for this state. 2004 Minnesota General Election Results Data on “All Voters”: CNN All other data: Pew Forum analysis of 2004 National […]

Report | Nov 4, 2008
Religion and Politics ’08: Iowa

Religious Profile Margin of error: ± 5.0% Sample size: 487 Data from the Pew Forum’s U.S. Religious Landscape Survey.   2008 Iowa Caucus Exit Poll Results No religion questions were asked in the exit poll of Iowa Democrats. Note: “Evangelical Christian” includes all respondents who describe themselves as born-again or evangelical. Source: 2008 National Election Pool […]

Report | Nov 4, 2008
Religion and Politics ’08: Florida

Religious Profile Margin of error: ± 3.0% Sample size: 1,694 Data from the Pew Forum’s U.S. Religious Landscape Survey. 2008 Florida Primary Exit Poll Results Source: 2008 National Election Pool Exit Poll as reported by MSNBC 2004 Florida General Election Results Data on “All Voters”: CNN All other data: Pew Forum analysis of 2004 National Election Pool Exit […]

Refine Your Results