November 4th, 2008
06:38 PM ET
5 years ago

Exit Polls: Voters expect higher taxes

(CNN) - Early exit polling shows voters expect a post-election tax increase. Forty-nine percent think their taxes will go up no matter who is elected president. Twenty two percent say taxes will go up only if Obama wins. Twelve percent say taxes will go up only if McCain wins. Only 15 percent say their taxes will stay the same or go down.


Filed under: Taxes
November 4th, 2008
06:28 PM ET
5 years ago

First time voters go heavily Obama

 Antoine Owens-Davis, 19, and D'nise Smith, 18, wait to vote for the first time in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Antoine Owens-Davis, 19, and D'nise Smith, 18, wait to vote for the first time in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

In early exit polling, first-time voters are breaking overwhelmingly for Sen. Barack Obama. 72 percent report say they voted for Obama, compared with 27 percent for McCain. First-time voters compose 10 percent of the total national electorate thus far.


Filed under: Candidate Barack Obama • John McCain