Who won each group

Percentage point lead on demographics where candidate leads.

Full results

Republicans

Key
1st
2nd
3rd

Sex

Men 52%
29
25
25
8
5
Women 48%
27
24
21
11
5

Age

Age 17-29 12%
27
19
24
10
13
Age 30-44 16%
31
22
22
6
9
Age 45-64 46%
28
25
24
10
3
Age 65+ 27%
27
26
22
10
2

Education

High school or less 16%
28
32
18
10
4
Some college/Associates 33%
32
26
17
10
5
College graduate 33%
26
22
27
10
4
Postgraduate study 19%
23
20
29
8
5

Born-again or evangelical Christian

Born-again Christian 64%
34
22
21
12
4
Not born-again Christian 36%
18
29
26
5
7

Party self-identification

Republican 79%
30
25
23
9
3
Independent/Other 20%
19
22
22
11
10
Democrat 2%
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Attended previous caucus?

First time caucus-goer 45%
23
30
22
9
6
Attended previous caucus 54%
32
19
24
9
4

When did you decide who to support?

Decided within last week 45%
27
14
29
10
5
Decided earlier than last week' 55%
28
33
18
9
4

Contacted by candidate?

Contacted by candidate 36%
31
23
20
10
3
Not contacted by candidate 62%
26
25
24
9
6

Most important candidate quality

Can bring needed change 21%
25
33
17
8
5
Can win in November 21%
22
24
44
1
1
Shares my values 42%
38
5
21
15
7
Tells it like it is 14%
11
66
4
6
4

Nation's top issue

Economy/Jobs 27%
18
24
30
9
4
Government spending 32%
27
19
21
11
9
Immigration 13%
34
44
10
7
1
Terrorism 25%
33
21
26
8
2

Want next president who

Has experience in politics 46%
35
3
39
2
6
From outside political establishment 48%
20
46
7
17
4

Feelings on how federal government works

Angry w/government 42%
32
30
18
8
5
Dissatisfied, not angry 49%
26
21
25
11
4
Satisfied, not enthusiastic 5%
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Enthusiastic 3%
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Democrats

Key
1st
2nd

Sex

Men 43%
44
50
3
Women 57%
53
42
3

Age

Age 17-29 18%
14
84
2
Age 30-44 19%
37
58
2
Age 45-64 36%
58
35
4
Age 65+ 28%
69
26
3

Education

High school or less 18%
58
39
0
Some college/Associates 32%
42
52
4
College graduate 27%
48
48
2
Postgraduate study 23%
53
39
4

Party self-identification

Democrat 78%
56
39
3
Independent/Other 20%
26
69
1
Republican 2%
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Ideology

Very liberal 28%
39
58
1
Somewhat liberal 40%
50
44
3
Moderate 28%
58
35
4
Conservative 4%
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Attended previous caucus?

First time caucus-goer 44%
37
59
2
Attended previous caucus 56%
59
35
4

Most important candidate quality

Can win in November 20%
77
17
2
Cares about people like me 26%
22
74
3
Has right experience 28%
88
9
2
Honest and trustworthy 24%
10
83
5

Nation's top issue

Top issue: Economy 33%
51
42
4
Top issue: Health care 30%
59
38
1
Top issue: Income inequality 27%
34
61
3
Top issue: Terrorism 6%
65
28
5

When decide support?

Decided in last week 22%
45
45
4
Decided earlier than last week 77%
51
46
3

Marriage/Sex

Married men 27%
52
41
4
Married women 33%
60
34
3
Unmarried men 16%
30
66
2
Unmarried women 25%
43
53
2

Income

Income <$50,000 41%
44
53
1
Income $50,000-$100,000 38%
50
44
4
Income $100,000+ 20%
55
37
4

Should next president continue Obama's policies?

Change to more liberal policies 33%
21
76
2
Continue Obama's policies 55%
68
26
4
Change to less liberal policies 7%
43
50
3

Source: These are final results from a survey of voters as they entered randomly selected caucus voting places in Iowa on Feb. 1, 2016, including 1,794 interviews with Republican caucus-goers and 1,660 with Democratic caucus-goers. The poll was conducted by Edison Media Research for National Election Pool, The Washington Post and other media organizations. The results for typical characteristics have a margin of sampling error of plus or minus four percentage points.

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