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2022 Exit Polls

Friday, December 2, 2022

The CNN exit poll from the 2022 midterm elections provides a deeper look into the voter population. According to the House election poll, Black, Latino and Asian voters all sided heavily with Democrats (86%, 60% and 58% respectively) whereas White voters sided with Republicans (58%). Female voters sided with Democrats (53%) while male voters sided more with Republicans (56%). 

The CNN exit poll also laid out the atmosphere of how voters view nationwide issues. Democrats viewed the economy as “Excellent/Good” at an astounding 88% whereas Republicans labeled the economy as “Not good/Poor” at 62%. Abortion rights were significant in voter turnout; those who said abortion should be “Legal in all cases” were 86% Democrats, while those who said abortion should be “Illegal in all cases” were 88% Republican. 

To view the complete exit poll results, visit the CNN exit poll dashboard here.