November 6th, 2012
06:33 PM ET

John King reveals the first exit poll results

CNN Breaking News: The economy was the most important issue among those who voted today, CNN reports based on early exit polls.

Of those voters who were asked about the biggest economic problem facing “people like you,” 40% said it was unemployment, 37% said rising prices, 13% said taxes and 8% said it was the housing market.

Of those who voted today, 24% said they were doing better today compared with four years ago, 34% said they were doing worse and 41% said they were doing about the same.

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