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Exit polls - Governor

New Hampshire
Are you:
Category% TotalLynchBenson
Male514753
Female495644

Sex by race
Category% TotalLynchBenson
White male484753
White female475644
Non-white male34159
Non-white female2--

Are you:
Category% TotalLynchBenson
White955149
Black2--
Hispanic / Latino1--
Asian1--
Other1--

AGE (60 and over)
Category% TotalLynchBenson
18-29165446
30-44344654
45-59305446
60 or over205347

Age 65 & over
Category% TotalLynchBenson
18-64895149
65 or over115050

2003 total family income:
Category% TotalLynchBenson
Under $15,00036733
$15,000-$29,999115050
$30,000-$49,999185347
$50,000-$74,999234852
$75,000-$99,999195347
$100,000-$149,999164951
$150,000-$199,99955149
$200,000 or more45149

Total family income:
Category% TotalLynchBenson
Less than $50,000335446
$50,000 or more675050

Total family income:
Category% TotalLynchBenson
Less than $100,000755248
$100,000 or more255050

What was the last grade of school you completed?
Category% TotalLynchBenson
Did not complete high school2--
High school graduate183961
Some college or associate degree265050
College graduate314951
Postgraduate study226535

College Education
Category% TotalLynchBenson
No college degree464654
College graduate545644

No matter how you voted today, do you usually think of yourself as a:
Category% TotalLynchBenson
Democrat248812
Republican321585
Independent or something else435842

On most political matters, do you consider yourself:
Category% TotalLynchBenson
Liberal218119
Moderate495941
Conservative301783

Is this the first time you have ever voted?
Category% TotalLynchBenson
Yes85446
No925149

Religion, combined Protestant and other Christian.
Category% TotalLynchBenson
Protestant / Other Christian404555
Catholic384852
Jewish2--
Something else66931
None146535

Religion among whites
Category% TotalLynchBenson
White Protestant / Other Christian384555
White Catholic364753
White Jewish2--
White something else67030
White none126634
Non-white65149

White Protestant Conservatives
Category% TotalLynchBenson
White Protestant conservatives131585
All others875644

How often do you attend religious services?
Category% TotalLynchBenson
More than once a week63070
Once a week194456
A few times a month125545
A few times a year375149
Never245941

How often do you attend religious services?
Category% TotalLynchBenson
Weekly244159
Occasionally465248
Never235941

Church attendance by Religion
Category% TotalLynchBenson
Protestant / Attend weekly94258
Protestant / Do not attend weekly194753
Catholic / Attend weekly94159
Catholic / Do not attend weekly255149
All Others316040

Are you currently married?
Category% TotalLynchBenson
Yes674951
No335743

Married women
Category% TotalLynchBenson
Married women315446
Others695050

When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential election?
Category% TotalLynchBenson
Just today56139
In the last three days45248
Sometime last week2--
During the last month95248
Before that795149

Time: Last three days/Earlier than that
Category% TotalLynchBenson
Today / Within the last three days95743
Within the last week or earlier915149

Time: Last week/Earlier than that
Category% TotalLynchBenson
Today through within the last three days115545
Within the last week or earlier895149

Was your vote for president mainly:
Category% TotalLynchBenson
For your candidate674357
Against his opponent316832

Do you think the condition of New Hampshire's economy is:
Category% TotalLynchBenson
Excellent91684
Good644456
Not so good248218
Poor2--

Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?
Category% TotalLynchBenson
Strongly approve281288
Somewhat approve222872
Somewhat disapprove127327
Strongly disapprove378812

Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?
Category% TotalLynchBenson
Approve501981
Disapprove498416

Which ONE issue mattered most in deciding how you voted for president? (Check only one)
Category% TotalLynchBenson
Taxes62575
Education37030
Iraq267426
Terrorism222476
Economy / Jobs156733
Moral values173466
Health care47921

Which ONE candidate quality mattered most in deciding how you voted for president? (Check only one)
Category% TotalLynchBenson
He cares about people like me75347
He has strong religious faith52179
He is honest and trustworthy122971
He is a strong leader212575
He is intelligent108713
He will bring about needed change288317
He has clear stands on the issues132377

Compared to four years ago, is the country:
Category% TotalLynchBenson
Safer from terrorism552971
Less safe from terrorism428020

Which comes closer to your view:
Category% TotalLynchBenson
Government should do more to solve problems467030
Government is doing too many things better left to businesses and individuals503466

How do you feel about the U.S. decision to go to war with Iraq?
Category% TotalLynchBenson
Strongly approve261387
Somewhat approve253367
Somewhat disapprove147030
Strongly disapprove338812

How do you feel about the U.S. decision to go to war with Iraq?
Category% TotalLynchBenson
Approve492278
Disapprove458218

How do you think things are going for the U.S. in Iraq now?
Category% TotalLynchBenson
Very well7892
Somewhat well361882
Somewhat badly216337
Very badly358812

How do you think things are going for the U.S. in Iraq now?
Category% TotalLynchBenson
Very / Somewhat well411684
Very / Somewhat badly527921

Who would you trust to handle the economy?
Category% TotalLynchBenson
Only John Kerry378911
Only George W. Bush371486
Both of them115545
Neither of them135545

Who would you trust to handle the economy?
Category% TotalLynchBenson
Only Kerry / Both468119
Only Bush / Neither482476

Who would you trust to handle the economy?
Category% TotalLynchBenson
Only Bush / Both492377
Only Kerry / Neither518020

Compared to four years ago, is your family's financial situation:
Category% TotalLynchBenson
Better today362773
Worse today277624
About the same365644

Which best describes you:
Category% TotalLynchBenson
I was born in New Hampshire344852
I moved to New Hampshire from Massachusetts295248
I moved to New Hampshire from another state385644

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalLynchBenson
Only John Kerry339010
Only George W. Bush451684
Both of them126634
Neither of them97525

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalLynchBenson
Only Kerry / Both428317
Only Bush / Neither512575

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalLynchBenson
Only Bush / Both542773
Only Kerry / Neither398713

Population of area, five categories
Category% TotalLynchBenson
Over 500 thousand---
50 to 500 thousand145347
Suburbs474753
10 to 50 thousand145941
Rural245347

Population of area, three categories
Category% TotalLynchBenson
City over 50 thousand145347
Suburbs474753
Small city and Rural385545

Geo Stratum Code
Category% TotalLynchBenson
Industrial Areas315248
Concord / Conn Val196238
South344654
Rural North154753

In today's election for president, did you just vote for:
Category% TotalLynchBenson
John Kerry508515
George W. Bush491684
Ralph Nader1--

In today's election for U.S. senator, did you just vote for:
Category% TotalLynchBenson
Doris Haddock349010
Judd Gregg663169


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