UNDATED (AP) - They may have held their primaries on the same
day, but that appears to be the only solid thing the electorate in
Kentucky and Oregon have in common.
In an exit poll conducted for The Associated Press and
television networks, Kentucky appeared to have one of the least
liberal batches of voters from the 33 primaries where polling was
conducted this year. One-third of responders considered themselves
In Oregon, on the other hand, close to six in 10 voters
identified as liberal.
According to the polling, two-thirds of voters in Kentucky
followed a trend of declaring the economy as the most important
issue facing the country. In Oregon, it was fewer than half.