2008 Presidential Election Vote Analysis

Percentages based on CNN.com exit polling      
122,864,339 votes cast (Obama = 52.5%; McCain = 46.2%; Other = 1.3% (As of 11-6-2008)      
http://edition.cnn.com/ELECTION/2008/results/polls/#USP00p1      
       
Vote by Race Obama McCain Other/No Answer
       
White (74%) 42% 56% 1%
African-American (13%) 95% 4% 1%
Latino (9%) 67% 31% 2%
Asian (2%) 62% 35% 3%
Other (2%) 66% 31% 2%
Total Non-white 81% 17% 2%
       
       
Total Votes by Race Obama McCain Other/No Answer
       
White (74%) 38,631,743 51,205,925  
African-American (13%) 15,252,010 560,630  
Latino (9%) 7,462,903 3,427,915  
Asian (2%) 1,535,559 860,050  
Other (2%) 1,633,850 761,759  
Total Non-white 25,728,289 5,576,535  
  64,360,032 56,782,460  
       
Vote by Income and Race Obama McCain Other/No Answer
     
Whites Under $50,000 (25%) 44% 53% 2%
Whites Over $50,000 (49%) 41% 58% 1%
Non-Whites Under $50,000 (13%) 86% 13% 1%
Non-Whites Over $50,000 (13%) 75% 22% 3%
       
       
Vote by Age and Race Obama McCain Other/No Answer
     
White 18-29 (11%) 54% 44% 2%
White 30-44 (20%) 41% 57% 2%
White 45-64 (30%) 42% 56% 2%
White 65 and Older (13%) 40% 58% 2%
Black 18-29 (3%) 95% 4% 1%
Black 30-44 (4%) 96% 4% N/A
Black 45-64 (4%) 96% 3% 1%
Black 65 and Older (1%) 94% 6% N/A
Latino 18-29 (3%) 76% 19% 5%
Latino 30-44 (3%) 63% 36% 1%
Latino 45-64 (2%) 58% 40% 2%
Latino 65 and Older (1%) 68% 30% 2%
All Others (5%) 64% 33% 3%
       
       
Vote by Age Obama McCain Other/No Answer
     
18-24 (10%) 66% 32% 2%
25-29 (8%) 66% 31% 3%
30-39 (18%) 54% 44% 2%
40-49 (21%) 49% 49% 2%
50-64 (27%) 50% 49% 1%
65 or Over (16%) 45% 53% 2%
40 and Over 48% 50% 2%

Last Updated on 11/6/2008