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Exit polls - Senate

Rhode Island
Are you:
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
Male465050
Female545743

Sex by race
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
White male414654
White female465446
Non-white male57721
Non-white female87821

Are you:
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
White875050
Black58513
Hispanic / Latino47722
Asian1--
Other2--

AGE (60 and over)
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
18-29136535
30-44265545
45-59365050
60 or over255248

Age 65 & over
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
18-64845346
65 or over165545

2005 total family income
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
Under $15,00068020
$15,000 - $29,99986534
$30,000 - $49,999175644
$50,000 - $74,999224654
$75,000 - $99,999155446
$100,000 - $149,999194555
$150,000 - $199,99985248
$200,000 or more5--

Total family income:
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
Less than $50,000316337
$50,000 or more694852

Total family income:
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
Less than $100,000695545
$100,000 or more314654

Do you or does someone in your household belong to a labor union?
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
Yes, I do166040
Yes, someone else does135644
Yes, I do and someone else does2--
No one does705148

UNION HOUSEHOLD
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
Yes (Vote is union member, union member in household, or noth member in household and voter is memeber)305941
No (No union voter in household705148

Voter is union member:
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
Yes176139
No835248

What was the last grade of school you completed?
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
Did not complete high school3--
High school graduate155941
Some college or associate degree284951
College graduate295149
Postgraduate study245446

College Education
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
No college degree475445
College graduate535248

What was the last grade of school you completed?
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
High school graduate or less186336
More than high school grad825149

No matter how you voted today, do you usually think of yourself as a:
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
Democrat388415
Republican18694
Independent or something else444555

On most political matters, do you consider yourself:
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
Liberal257624
Moderate565248
Conservative192574

Religion, combined Protestant and other Christian.
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
Protestant / Other Christian284851
Catholic535050
Jewish2--
Something else56832
None116732

Religion among whites
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
White Protestant / Other Christian244456
White Catholic484852
White Jewish2--
White something else4--
White none96634
Non-white137722

How often do you attend religious services?
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
More than once a week73564
Once a week275149
A few times a month154555
A few times a year295743
Never196337

How often do you attend religious services?
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
Weekly344852
Occasionally445347
Never196337

Do you think the condition of Rhode Island's economy is:
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
Excellent2--
Good484159
Not so good416733
Poor77723

State of the economy: 2 way
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
Excellent / Good514060
Not so good / Poor486831

Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
Strongly approve81288
Somewhat approve171287
Somewhat disapprove194555
Strongly disapprove567425

Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
Approve241288
Disapprove756733

In your vote for U.S. senator, how important was the war in Iraq?
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
Extremely important446832
Very important304554
Somewhat important183069
Not at all important74951

In your vote for U.S. senator, how important was the issue of terrorism?
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
Extremely important415743
Very important324456
Somewhat important195346
Not at all important86832

In your vote for U.S. senator, how important was the economy?
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
Extremely important405941
Very important434752
Somewhat important155248
Not at all important1--

In your vote for U.S. senator, how important was the issue of health care?
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
Extremely important446535
Very important374852
Somewhat important163664
Not at all important3--

In your vote for U.S. senator, how important were values issues such as same sex marriage or abortion?
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
Extremely important245347
Very important195841
Somewhat important255050
Not at all important315347

How do you feel about the U.S. war in Iraq?
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
Strongly approve81981
Somewhat approve181882
Somewhat disapprove214753
Strongly disapprove527327

How do you feel about the U.S. war in Iraq?
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
Approve261981
Disapprove736534

What should the U.S. do in Iraq now?
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
Send more troops112376
Maintain the same number of troops151783
Withdraw some troops295149
Withdraw all troops407723

What should the U.S. do now in Iraq?
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
Same number or more troops262080
Withdraw some or all troops696634

When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the U.S. Senate election?
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
Just today94455
In the last three days84951
Sometime last week95941
During the last month266040
Before that475248

When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the U.S. Senate election?
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
Today / Within the last three days184653
Within the last week or earlier825545

When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the U.S. Senate election?
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
Today through within the last three days275149
Within the last week or earlier735545

Would you prefer to have the Republicans or the Democrats control the U.S. Senate next year?
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
Democrats637821
Republicans23397
Does not matter to me132575

Do you think Lincoln Chafee agrees with George W. Bush on issues:
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
Too often368911
Not often enough192970
About the right amount392971

Do you approve or disapprove of the way Lincoln Chafee is handling his job as senator?
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
Strongly approve181882
Somewhat approve454060
Somewhat disapprove268515
Strongly disapprove10964

Do you approve or disapprove of the way Lincoln Chafee is handling his job as senator?
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
Approve633466
Disapprove368812

Do you think Lincoln Chafee's positions on the issues are:
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
Too liberal174159
Too conservative25928
About right513664

Population of area, five categories
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
Over 500 thousand---
50 to 500 thousand325842
Suburbs685149
10 to 50 thousand---
Rural---

Population of area, three categories
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
City over 50 thousand325842
Suburbs685149
Small city and Rural---

Geo Stratum Code
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
Provd / Industrial216733
Warwick / Suburbs335446
Rural / Rest State464753

In today's election for governor, did you just vote for:
Category% TotalWhitehouseChafee
Charles Fogarty498118
Don Carcieri512674


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