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Exit polls - President

United States
Are you:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Male4644550
Female5451480

Sex by race
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White male3637620
White female4144550
Non-white male1067301
Non-white female1275241

Are you:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White7741580
Black1188110
Hispanic / Latino853442
Asian25644-
Other254402

AGE (60 and over)
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
18-291754450
30-442946531
45-593048510
60 or over2446540

Age 65 & over
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
18-648448510
65 or over1647520

2003 total family income:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Under $15,000863360
$15,000-$29,9991557420
$30,000-$49,9992250490
$50,000-$74,9992343560
$75,000-$99,9991445550
$100,000-$149,9991142571
$150,000-$199,99944258-
$200,000 or more335631

Total family income:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Less than $50,0004555440
$50,000 or more5543560

Total family income:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Less than $100,0008250490
$100,000 or more1841581

Do you or does someone in your household belong to a labor union?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Yes, I do1261381
Yes, someone else does1057421
Yes, I do and someone else does262360
No one does7644550

UNION HOUSEHOLD
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Yes (Vote is union member, union member in household, or noth member in household and voter is memeber)2459401
No (No union voter in household7644550

Voter is union member:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Yes1461381
No8645540

Do you work full-time for pay?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Yes6045531
No4049510

Working women:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Working women2951480
All others7146530

What was the last grade of school you completed?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Did not complete high school450490
High school graduate2247520
Some college or associate degree3246540
College graduate2646521
Postgraduate study1655441

College Education
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
No college degree5847530
College graduate4249491

No matter how you voted today, do you usually think of yourself as a:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Democrat3789110
Republican376930
Independent or something else2649481

On most political matters, do you consider yourself:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Liberal2185131
Moderate4554450
Conservative3415840

Is this the first time you have ever voted?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Yes1153460
No8948510

Religion, combined Protestant and other Christian.
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Protestant / Other Christian5440590
Catholic2747520
Jewish37425-
Something else774231
None1067311

Religion among whites
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White Protestant / Other Christian4132670
White Catholic2043560
White Jewish27524-
White something else465332
White none864360
Non-white2669291

White Evangelical/Born-again Christians
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White Evangelical / Born-again Christians2321780
All others7756430

White/Protestant/Conservative/Evangelical/Attend church at least weekly
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White religious conservatives84960
All others9252470

How often do you attend religious services?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
More than once a week1635641
Once a week2641580
A few times a month144950-
A few times a year2854450
Never1562361

How often do you attend religious services?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Weekly4139610
Occasionally4053470
Never1462361

Church attendance by Religion
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Protestant / Attend weekly1629700
Protestant / Do not attend weekly1543560
Catholic / Attend weekly1143560
Catholic / Do not attend weekly1450491
All Others3959401

Have you ever served in the U.S. military?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Yes1841570
No8250490

Are you currently married?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Yes6342570
No3758400

Married women
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Married women3144550
Others6950490

Married with children:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Married with children2840591
All others7251480

Do you have any children under 18 living in your household?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Yes3745531
No6349500

Women with children
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Women with children2049501
All others8048510

Are you gay, lesbian or bisexual?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Yes477230
No9646530

Do you or does someone else in your household own a gun?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Yes4136631
No5957430

When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential election?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Just today552451
In the last three days455421
Sometime last week248510
During the last month1054441
Before that7846530

Time: Last three days/Earlier than that
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Today / Within the last three days953441
Within the last week or earlier9147520

Time: Last week/Earlier than that
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Today through within the last three days1152461
Within the last week or earlier8947520

Which ONE issue mattered most in deciding how you voted for president? (Check only one)
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Taxes543570
Education47326-
Iraq1573260
Terrorism1914860
Economy / Jobs2080180
Moral values2218801
Health care87723-

Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Strongly approve335940
Somewhat approve2015831
Somewhat disapprove1280181
Strongly disapprove349720

Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Approve539900
Disapprove469360

Which ONE candidate quality mattered most in deciding how you voted for president? (Check only one)
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
He cares about people like me975241
He has strong religious faith8891-
He is honest and trustworthy1129701
He is a strong leader1712870
He is intelligent79190
He will bring about needed change249550
He has clear stands on the issues1720790

Compared to four years ago, is the country:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Safer from terrorism5420790
Less safe from terrorism4185140

How do you feel about the U.S. decision to go to war with Iraq?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Strongly approve296940
Somewhat approve2324751
Somewhat disapprove1573251
Strongly disapprove319450

How do you feel about the U.S. decision to go to war with Iraq?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Approve5114850
Disapprove4587120

How do you think things are going for the U.S. in Iraq now?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Very well118911
Somewhat well349901
Somewhat badly2063360
Very badly339360

How do you think things are going for the U.S. in Iraq now?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Very / Somewhat well449901
Very / Somewhat badly5282170

Compared to four years ago, is your family's financial situation:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Better today3219800
Worse today2879200
About the same3950491

If these were the only two presidential candidates on the ballot today, for whom would you have voted?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
John Kerry (Dem)479810
George W. Bush (Rep)512980
Would not have voted for president1382911

Was your vote for president mainly:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
For your candidate6940590
Against his opponent2570300

Which comes closest to your feelings about the Bush administration:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Angry239631
Dissatisfied, but not angry2682161
Satisfied, but not enthusiastic2611890
Enthusiastic222980

Did either of these candidates for president attack the other unfairly?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only John Kerry did225940
Only George W. Bush did159370
Both candidates did4553460
Neither candidate did1356422

Did either of these candidates for president attack the other unfairly?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only Kerry / Both did6737620
Only Bush / Neither did2875231

Did either of these candidates for president attack the other unfairly?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only Bush / Both did6063360
Only Kerry / Neither did3524751

Do you consider the war in Iraq:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Part of the war on terrorism5518810
Separate from the war on terrorism4288111

Did anyone call you or talk to you in person on behalf of either major presidential campaign about coming out to vote?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Yes, for John Kerry1280181
Yes, for George W. Bush1016830
Yes, for both Kerry and Bush1454450
No, I was not contacted6447520

Did anyone call you or talk to you in person on behalf of either major presidential campaign about coming out to vote?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
For Kerry / Both2666331
For Bush / Neither7442570

Did anyone call you or talk to you in person on behalf of either major presidential campaign about coming out to vote?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
For Bush / Both2438620
For Kerry / Neither7652471

In general, does John Kerry mostly:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Say what he believes409450
Say what he thinks people want to hear5615841

Does George W. Bush pay more attention to the interests of:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Ordinary Americans416940
Large corporations5482161

How concerned are you about the availability and cost of health care?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Very concerned7058410
Somewhat concerned2328710
Not very concerned515841
Not at all concerned215832

Which comes closest to your position? Abortion should be:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Legal in all cases2173251
Legal in most cases3461380
Illegal in most cases2626730
Illegal in all cases1622770

How confident are you that votes in your state will be counted accurately?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Very confident5038610
Somewhat confident4056431
Not very confident767302
Not at all confident27129-

How confident are you that votes in your state will be counted accurately?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Very / Somewhat confident8746530
Not very / Not at all confident968292

Which comes closest to your view of gay and lesbian couples:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
They should be allowed to legally marry2577221
They should be allowed to legally form civil unions, but not marry3547520
There should be no legal recognition of their relationships3729700

Did you vote in the presidential election in 2000?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
No, I did not vote1754451
Yes, for Al Gore3790100
Yes, for George W. Bush439910
Yes, for another candidate371213

Do you think the condition of the nation's economy is:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Excellent41189-
Good4313870
Not so good3572261
Poor179260

State of the national economy: 2 way
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Excellent / Good4713870
Not so good / Poor5279201

Who would you trust to handle the economy?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only John Kerry379820
Only George W. Bush401990
Both of them838610
Neither of them1349442

Who would you trust to handle the economy?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only Kerry / Both4588120
Only Bush / Neither5312861

Who would you trust to handle the economy?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only Bush / Both497930
Only Kerry / Neither5186121

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only John Kerry319910
Only George W. Bush493970
Both of them975240
Neither of them977161

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only Kerry / Both409360
Only Bush / Neither5815841

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only Bush / Both5814850
Only Kerry / Neither409440

Do you think things in this country today are:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Generally going in the right direction4910890
Seriously off on the wrong track4686120

In your vote for president today, how would you rate the importance of _________________________________________?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Very important3253470
Somewhat important2445540
Not too important2041571
Not at all important2444550

In your vote for president today, how would you rate the importance of _________________________________________?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Very / Somewhat important5650500
Not too / Not at all important4443561

Is your opinion of George W. Bush:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Favorable536940
Unfavorable469441

Is your opinion of John Kerry:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Favorable479090
Unfavorable517920

Which comes closer to your view:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Government should do more to solve problems4666331
Government is doing too many things better left to businesses and individuals4929700

How worried are you that there will be another major terrorist attack in the United States?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Very worried2256440
Somewhat worried5343560
Not too worried1947511
Not at all worried548501

How worried are you that there will be another major terrorist attack in the United States?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Very / Somewhat worried7146530
Not too / Not at all worried2348501

Compared to four years ago, is the job situation in your area:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Better today2310900
Worse today4381180
About the same3429701

Do you think the Bush administration's tax cuts have been:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Good for the nation's economy417920
Bad for the nation's economy329270
Made no difference2554441

Do you think the war with Iraq has improved the long-term security of the United States?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Yes4610900
No5280191

Have you or has someone in your household lost a job in the last four years?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Yes, I have1462361
Yes, someone else has1666330
Yes, I have and someone else has365310
No one has6738610

Have you or has someone in your household lost a job in the last four years?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Someone in household lost a job3364341
No one in household lost a job6738610

Have you or has someone in your household lost a job in the last four years?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Voter has lost a job1763351
Voter has NOT lost a job8344560

National Region
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
East2256431
Midwest2648510
South3242580
West2050491

Population of area, five categories
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Over 500 thousand136039-
50 to 500 thousand1949490
Suburbs4547520
10 to 50 thousand848501
Rural1640591

Population of area, three categories
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
City over 50 thousand3054450
Suburbs4647520
Small city and Rural2542570

In today's election for U.S. House of Representatives, did you just vote for:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
The Democratic candidate4988110
The Republican candidate509910


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