November 3rd, 2009
08:58 PM ET
5 years ago

Exit polls: Male, rural, suburban vote boost McDonnell

(CNN) – On Tuesday, 61 percent of men voted for Republican Bob McDonnell, CNN's projected winner in the race for governor of Virginia. Democrat Creigh Deeds got just 38 percent of the male vote, according to early CNN Exit Poll data. McDonnell also had an edge among women with 53 percent telling pollsters they voted for the Republican.

Deeds, who comes from rural Bath County, captured 56 percent of the urban vote... while McDonnell took 55 percent of the suburban vote and 69 percent of the rural vote.


Filed under: Bob McDonnell • Creigh Deeds • Exit Polls • Virginia
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