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What percentage of the black vote went to the Democrats?

93%

Percentage of the voting population is Hispanic?

18%

What was the decrease in the Hispanic vote for the democrats from 2008 - 2012?

71% ---> 67%

The increase in the Hispanic population in Florida from 2008 - 2012?

14% --> 17%

What was the decrease in the Hispanic vote for the republicans from 2004 - 2012?

44% --> 27%

What was the white vote in 2012?


How had it increased from 2008?

59% for Romney and 39% for Obama


55% for McCain and 43% for Obama

How did women and men vote in 2012?


What was the gender gap?

11% more women voted democrat and 7% more men voted republican

How did the different age groups vote in 2012?

Old 56% Romney and Young 60% Obama

How did the rich vote in 2012?

54% Republican

How did the evangelicals vote in 2004?


How many didn't vote in 2000?

78% Republican


4 million

How much has the Jewish democratic vote decreased from 2008 - 2012?

78% ---> 62%

How did the frequency of church visit affect voting in 2012?

More than once a week - 63% Romney


Never - 62% Obama

How does where you live affect the voting?

Cities 69% Democrat


Suburban - rural 61% Republican

What was the turnout in the 2012 election?

Voting Age Population 64%


Voting Eligible Population 50%

What were the main salient issues of the 2012 election?

59% the economy


5% foreign policy

What many in Florida can't vote because of felony disenfranchment?

1.5 million , 1/5 of the black population

What year was the lowest turnout?

1996 - 50%


Due to the hapathy of the clinton administration

What are examples of voter fatigue?


People only vote in what they see as the important elections

Presidential election - 49% - 63%


Midterms - 30% - 40%


Primaries - 20% - 30%

Which state had the lowest turnout in 2012?

Hawaii - 44%

What is an example of polarisation?

Is the government going in the right direction?


YES - 31 82% Democrat


NO - 65 89% Republican

What percentage of the electorate identify as independent?

30%