March 15, 2005

Media Preferred for Election and Voting Information, Various Ethnicities

Local TV National TV Cable TV Radio Newspapers Internet DK/NA
Asian 32 25 12 10 8 8 5
Black 45 16 17 4 15 1 3
Hispanic 38 14 13 12 16 4 4
White 34 15 18 10 16 4 3

People across ethnic groups report relying on local TV news as their primary medium for news about elections and voting, even though content studies show that the medium doesn’t tend to cover much local politics.