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Elections 2012 Survey

Tell us what you think of the issues this election year and check out the results in The Miami Hurricane’s Sept. 20 issue.

 

Are you a registered voter?

  • Yes (93%, 265 Votes)
  • No (8%, 24 Votes)

Total Voters: 286

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Are you registered in Florida?

  • Yes (72%, 196 Votes)
  • No (28%, 77 Votes)

Total Voters: 275

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Where would you place your own political views? How do you see yourself ideologically?

  • Democrat (27%, 78 Votes)
  • Moderate (26%, 73 Votes)
  • Republican (16%, 47 Votes)
  • Strong Democrat (15%, 43 Votes)
  • Strong Republican (8%, 23 Votes)
  • None of the above (8%, 22 Votes)

Total Voters: 286

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Which of the following apply to you? Check all that apply.

  • White, non-hispanic (22%, 159 Votes)
  • Female (17%, 126 Votes)
  • Christian (13%, 92 Votes)
  • Hispanic (12%, 90 Votes)
  • Non-religious (10%, 73 Votes)
  • Male (8%, 57 Votes)
  • Jewish (5%, 33 Votes)
  • GLBT (3%, 25 Votes)
  • Black (3%, 21 Votes)
  • Asian (3%, 20 Votes)
  • Middle Eastern (1%, 10 Votes)
  • International student (1%, 8 Votes)
  • Muslim (1%, 5 Votes)
  • Hindu (1%, 5 Votes)
  • Veteran (0%, 3 Votes)

Total Voters: 271

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What are you registered as?

  • Democrat (36%, 95 Votes)
  • Republican (31%, 82 Votes)
  • Not affiliated (17%, 45 Votes)
  • Independent (17%, 44 Votes)

Total Voters: 266

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What issue do you care most about this election?

  • The economy (e.g. unemployment rates) (48%, 128 Votes)
  • The budget (e.g. national debt) (13%, 35 Votes)
  • College debt (10%, 27 Votes)
  • Gay rights (9%, 24 Votes)
  • Energy and the environment (6%, 17 Votes)
  • Abortion (6%, 17 Votes)
  • Foreign policy (6%, 15 Votes)
  • Immigration (0%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 264

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If elections were tomorrow, who would you vote for?

  • Barack Obama (59%, 160 Votes)
  • Mitt Romney (36%, 96 Votes)
  • I am not voting (5%, 14 Votes)

Total Voters: 270

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On a scale of 1-5, 1 being the most liberal and 5 being the most conservative, how would you rate your fiscal views?

  • 4 (28%, 72 Votes)
  • 3 (27%, 71 Votes)
  • 2 (21%, 54 Votes)
  • 5 (17%, 43 Votes)
  • 1 (7%, 19 Votes)

Total Voters: 259

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On a scale of 1-5, 1 being the most liberal and 5 being the most conservative, how would you rate your views on social policy?

  • 1 (40%, 105 Votes)
  • 2 (21%, 55 Votes)
  • 3 (17%, 46 Votes)
  • 4 (14%, 38 Votes)
  • 5 (9%, 23 Votes)

Total Voters: 264

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