How they voted

The CNN exit poll has some interesting breakdowns of how people voted:

  • Men Romney +7%
  • Women Obama +11%
  • Under 30s Obama +23%
  • Over 65s Romney +12%
  • Urban Obama +26%
  • Suburban Romney +2%
  • Rural Romney +20%
  • Whites Romney +20%
  • African-Americans Obama +86%
  • Latinos Obama +44%
  • Liberals Obama +74%
  • Moderates Obama +15%
  • Conservatives Romney +65%
  • Independents Romney +5%
  • Under $50k income Obama +22%
  • $50k to $100k income Romney +6%
  • Over $100k Romney +10%
  • Protestants Romney +15%
  • Catholics Obama +2%

The urban vs suburban split is quite fascinating. Also that Catholics backed Obama.

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