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Election Stats: How Education Level Affects the Vote

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By Alida Moore, PayScale.com

Do Ph.D.s vote differently from MBAs? We surveyed PayScale's users about their education level and voting preference to find out.

MBAs and MDs show strong support for Governor Romney. He also wins with those who have an associate's degree. Meanwhile, we found those who hold bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, JDs and PhDs have a lot of love for Obama. The incumbent also wins with the GED/high school diploma set. 

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When you compare your education level with how you plan to vote, is our data accurate? Join in the discussion on Twitter using the hashtag #election2012. And be sure to check out all of our election infographics

PayScale Presidential Election Stats

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