First round of exit polls show economy big concern
posted at 5:43 pm on November 6, 2012 by Ed Morrissey
What — not the dancing vaginas? According to the first round of very incomplete exit polling, the economy drove the vote for 60% of respondents:
The survey of voters as they leave polling places Tuesday shows 6 in 10 voters say the economy is the top issue facing the nation, with unemployment and rising prices hitting voters hard.
And they’re not happy about it, either:
About 4 in 10 say they think the nation’s economy is on the mend, but more say that things are getting worse or are bad and stagnating.
The big kicker? Only 25% of respondents think they’re better off than four years ago.
REMINDER: Please read this post in order to understand what exit polls tell us, and what they can’t tell us.