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Aloha Spirit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-18-08 12:30 PM
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1. I can see you're new, so welcome to DU!
To answer your question, WV was not singled out in exit polling.
That question has been asked in virtually every 2008 Democratic Primary exit poll.
You can see the exit polls by clicking through various state results at CNN or NYT, for example. /
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  -Where are the exit polls for other states on race voting? wvbygod  May-18-08 12:27 PM   #0 
  - I can see you're new, so welcome to DU!  beat tk   May-18-08 12:30 PM   #1 
  - Thanks. Still no sign the issue was raised any else other than WV  wvbygod   May-18-08 01:13 PM   #5 
     - If you read the exit polls, you'll see that every exit poll asks if race was a factor.  beat tk   May-18-08 01:14 PM   #7 
     - The race question is not in there  wvbygod   May-18-08 01:52 PM   #18 
        - Let me help you ...  NewHampshireDem   May-18-08 03:04 PM   #42 
     - It was certainly a big deal after the Ohio Primary.  VolcanoJen   May-18-08 02:59 PM   #39 
  - They asked it in just about every exit poll  democrattotheend   May-18-08 12:31 PM   #2 
  - No search can uncover the race question other than in WV  wvbygod   May-18-08 01:16 PM   #9 
     - You're definitely wrong here  hokies4ever   May-18-08 01:51 PM   #16 
     - Wrong about what exactly?  wvbygod   May-18-08 02:39 PM   #32 
        - Reading comprehension  hokies4ever   May-18-08 03:19 PM   #44 
     - About Google...  boppers   May-18-08 05:44 PM   #56 
  - Good point. Because BO suffered such a huge loss in WV, the MSM played the race card for him.  Seabiscuit   May-18-08 12:40 PM   #3 
  - why doesn't anyone cry racismwhen 95% of blacks vote for him  wearethedream   May-18-08 12:41 PM   #4 
  - I dunno, maybe because they didn't cry it when 90% of them voted for Bill Clinton? nt  thecatburgler   May-18-08 01:26 PM   #12 
  - uh, that was dem vs. rep, not black dem vs. white dem. duh.  VotesForWomen   May-18-08 02:43 PM   #35 
     - Really? So why didn't Al Sharpton or Carol Mosely Braun get 90% when they ran?  thecatburgler   May-18-08 02:57 PM   #38 
  - Probably because blacks have been voting for every white face with a D since 1964  rosebud57   May-18-08 03:23 PM   #45 
  - reverse racism k&r  wearethedream   May-18-08 01:13 PM   #6 
  - LOL. We don't have ENOUGH rightwing talking points here. n/t  sfexpat2000   May-18-08 02:11 PM   #24 
     - What kind of talking point is this?  wvbygod   May-18-08 02:20 PM   #27 
        - "Reverse racism" is a concept developed by the right wing  sfexpat2000   May-18-08 02:26 PM   #29 
        - if so then the concept that WV is racist is BS too  wvbygod   May-18-08 02:47 PM   #36 
           - The problem is, HRC began this thread, no one else did.  sfexpat2000   May-18-08 03:01 PM   #41 
        - That wasn't the result of the exit poll for WV  ellacott   May-18-08 05:21 PM   #53 
  - They asked it in every poll. nt  JenniferZ   May-18-08 01:15 PM   #8 
  - Any chance you could point me at the results of those polls?  wvbygod   May-18-08 01:18 PM   #10 
     - Jeez louise, I gave you the links above!  beat tk   May-18-08 01:25 PM   #11 
        - Yeah, but apparently Google is conspiring against the state of WV.  thecatburgler   May-18-08 01:29 PM   #13 
        - If you have the answer then please post it  wvbygod   May-18-08 01:49 PM   #15 
        - Your intial question was answered. Exit polls on race have been done in every state.  thecatburgler   May-18-08 01:55 PM   #20 
           - Yes I do. Thanks.  wvbygod   May-18-08 02:30 PM   #31 
              - Are you saying that the 92% of African Americans voting for Obama are racist?  ellacott   May-18-08 05:24 PM   #54 
        - Actually, Google and other search engines have problems searching inside Flash  unc70   May-18-08 05:02 PM   #50 
        - Gosh thanks O Knowledgeable One. Now try reading the damn subthread you're butting in on.  thecatburgler   May-18-08 05:49 PM   #57 
           - I answered factually about search engines to your snark:  unc70   May-18-08 06:07 PM   #58 
              - Well stick to your "factual knowledge"  thecatburgler   May-18-08 06:28 PM   #59 
                 - What racist am I supposedly defending?  unc70   May-18-08 08:27 PM   #61 
        - Actually, Google and other search engines have problems searching inside Flash  unc70   May-18-08 05:02 PM   #51 
        - And I went through them all. No race poll question except in WV  wvbygod   May-18-08 01:45 PM   #14 
           - I'm sorry that you're having trouble reading the internet, here is a more direct link for you.  beat tk   May-18-08 01:52 PM   #17 
           - I got it now. Thanks!. Did not see the: Page 1 of N  wvbygod   May-18-08 01:57 PM   #21 
              - Awww yay for teamwork!  beat tk   May-18-08 02:04 PM   #22 
           - I'm a big fan in helping people educate themselves  hokies4ever   May-18-08 01:53 PM   #19 
              - you are right...much more practice needed  wvbygod   May-18-08 02:14 PM   #26 
  - 93% of IL black Obama voters said race was an issue  wvbygod   May-18-08 02:09 PM   #23 
  - Too bad you need more practice at reading exit polls  hokies4ever   May-18-08 03:01 PM   #40 
  - The distinction is between "race most important" and "race one of several important"  unc70   May-18-08 08:25 PM   #60 
     - 12% in US think Obama is Muslim  hokies4ever   May-18-08 11:27 PM   #62 
  - You need to learn how to read polls. 93% of black voters voted for Obama.  thecatburgler   May-18-08 03:10 PM   #43 
     - In IL a higher percentage of black said race was important and they voted Obama  unc70   May-18-08 04:02 PM   #48 
        - IOW, you are extrapolating from one state to another and pulling stuff out of your ass.  thecatburgler   May-18-08 04:09 PM   #49 
           - Let me make this simple enough even you might understand.  unc70   May-18-08 05:27 PM   #55 
  - Ask Hillary. She seemed to think that was the way to go. n/t  sfexpat2000   May-18-08 02:11 PM   #25 
  - Why did IL go with race against Hillay at nearly 100% ?  wvbygod   May-18-08 02:24 PM   #28 
     - Can you provide a link to illuminate your claim? Thanks. n/t  sfexpat2000   May-18-08 02:27 PM   #30 
     - here is the link  wvbygod   May-18-08 02:42 PM   #34 
        - You might want to go back and read again.  sfexpat2000   May-18-08 02:49 PM   #37 
           - He was trying to claim it was 93% before.  thecatburgler   May-18-08 03:23 PM   #46 
           - You really need crosstabs not readily available in most of the poll results  unc70   May-18-08 03:53 PM   #47 
     - were you educated in West Virginia? (nt)  woolldog   May-18-08 05:21 PM   #52 
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