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Exit polls - President

Colorado
Are you:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Male4445531
Female5648510

Sex by race
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White male3739581
White female4944550
Non-white male77227-
Non-white female77228-

Are you:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White8642571
Black48713-
Hispanic / Latino86830-
Asian1---
Other2---

AGE (60 and over)
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
18-291551470
30-443148511
45-592947530
60 or over2443561

Age 65 & over
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
18-648448511
65 or over1640600

2003 total family income:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Under $15,000952470
$15,000-$29,9991251462
$30,000-$49,9992146530
$50,000-$74,999224950-
$75,000-$99,9991644541
$100,000-$149,999124258-
$150,000-$199,999462353
$200,000 or more43466-

Total family income:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Less than $50,0004249501
$50,000 or more5846530

Total family income:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Less than $100,0008048511
$100,000 or more2044551

What was the last grade of school you completed?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Did not complete high school262361
High school graduate1739601
Some college or associate degree3041580
College graduate3147521
Postgraduate study2055430

College Education
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
No college degree4941581
College graduate5150481

No matter how you voted today, do you usually think of yourself as a:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Democrat299370
Republican386930
Independent or something else3352451

On most political matters, do you consider yourself:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Liberal2288110
Moderate4354451
Conservative3512880

Is this the first time you have ever voted?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Yes1053470
No9045541

Religion, combined Protestant and other Christian.
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Protestant / Other Christian5434651
Catholic1946521
Jewish2---
Something else774241
None1869301

Religion among whites
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White Protestant / Other Christian4730691
White Catholic1436611
White Jewish2---
White something else673251
White none1667310
Non-white1669301

White Protestant Conservatives
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White Protestant conservatives206930
All others8056421

White Evangelical/Born-again Christians
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White Evangelical / Born-again Christians2613860
All others7458411

Are you currently married?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Yes6241581
No3856430

Married women
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Married women3341590
Others6749491

When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential election?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Just today651452
In the last three days3---
Sometime last week2---
During the last month1249500
Before that7745550

Time: Last three days/Earlier than that
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Today / Within the last three days955412
Within the last week or earlier9146540

Time: Last week/Earlier than that
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Today through within the last three days1156393
Within the last week or earlier8945540

Was your vote for president mainly:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
For your candidate6535640
Against his opponent3068311

Do you think the condition of Colorado's economy is:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Excellent3789-
Good5325740
Not so good3569291
Poor980163

Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Strongly approve331980
Somewhat approve208921
Somewhat disapprove1081162
Strongly disapprove369811

Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Approve534950
Disapprove469441

Which ONE issue mattered most in deciding how you voted for president? (Check only one)
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Taxes42374-
Education37723-
Iraq2372261
Terrorism1911890
Economy / Jobs1880181
Moral values2416830
Health care577222

Which ONE candidate quality mattered most in deciding how you voted for president? (Check only one)
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
He cares about people like me766340
He has strong religious faith75940
He is honest and trustworthy1319791
He is a strong leader2213860
He is intelligent99181
He will bring about needed change259540
He has clear stands on the issues1313870

Compared to four years ago, is the country:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Safer from terrorism5315841
Less safe from terrorism4184150

Which one candidate quality mattered most in deciding how you voted for U.S. senator? (Check only one)
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
He is a strong leader1430691
He has the right experience2161381
He cares about people like me1161381
He shares my values3239591
He is my party's candidate1740590

How do you feel about the U.S. decision to go to war with Iraq?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Strongly approve302970
Somewhat approve2418811
Somewhat disapprove1378210
Strongly disapprove329441

How do you feel about the U.S. decision to go to war with Iraq?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Approve549901
Disapprove449091

How do you think things are going for the U.S. in Iraq now?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Very well9593-
Somewhat well386931
Somewhat badly2062361
Very badly329541

How do you think things are going for the U.S. in Iraq now?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Very / Somewhat well466930
Very / Somewhat badly5182171

Who would you trust to handle the economy?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only John Kerry359910
Only George W. Bush431980
Both of them841580
Neither of them1351414

Who would you trust to handle the economy?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only Kerry / Both4388120
Only Bush / Neither5512851

Who would you trust to handle the economy?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only Bush / Both527920
Only Kerry / Neither4886121

Compared to four years ago, is your family's financial situation:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Better today3020781
Worse today2878201
About the same4142571

Compared to four years ago, is the job situation in your area:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Better today188901
Worse today4477221
About the same3828710

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only John Kerry2810000
Only George W. Bush512970
Both of them1079200
Neither of them1077144

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only Kerry / Both379460
Only Bush / Neither6014841

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only Bush / Both6014850
Only Kerry / Neither379441

Population of area, five categories
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Over 500 thousand1262370
50 to 500 thousand2946531
Suburbs4345530
10 to 50 thousand336631
Rural1340591

Population of area, three categories
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
City over 50 thousand4753460
Suburbs3345531
Small city and Rural2036631

Geo Stratum Code
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Denvr / Adams / Bldr2461380
Araphoe / Jeffrson2750491
Central846522
East1835640
West2336620

In today's election for U.S. senator, did you just vote for:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Ken Salazar5087121
Pete Coors485950

How did you vote on Amendment 36, concerning the allocation of Colorado's electoral votes?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Yes3479201
No6630690


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