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Exit polls - President

Louisiana
Are you:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Male4539601
Female5545540

Sex by race
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White male3323770
White female3825740
Non-white male1283142
Non-white female1787130

Are you:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White7024750
Black279091
Hispanic / Latino2---
Asian1---
Other1---

AGE (60 and over)
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
18-292045531
30-443042560
45-592747530
60 or over2334660

Age 65 & over
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
18-648743551
65 or over1334660

2003 total family income:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Under $15,0001360390
$15,000-$29,9991950490
$30,000-$49,9992344560
$50,000-$74,9991929690
$75,000-$99,9991134651
$100,000-$149,999931681
$150,000-$199,999430691
$200,000 or more2---

Total family income:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Less than $50,0005550500
$50,000 or more4530681

Total family income:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Less than $100,0008543560
$100,000 or more1529701

What was the last grade of school you completed?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Did not complete high school75248-
High school graduate2744540
Some college or associate degree3141581
College graduate2134641
Postgraduate study1445541

College Education
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
No college degree6543560
College graduate3538601

No matter how you voted today, do you usually think of yourself as a:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Democrat4278210
Republican405950
Independent or something else1839581

On most political matters, do you consider yourself:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Liberal1774250
Moderate4447511
Conservative4019800

Is this the first time you have ever voted?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Yes860392
No9240590

Religion, combined Protestant and other Christian.
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Protestant / Other Christian4939590
Catholic3831680
Jewish1---
Something else676231
None57623-

Religion among whites
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White Protestant / Other Christian3218810
White Catholic3123750
White Jewish0---
White something else2---
White none3---
Non-white3282161

White Protestant Conservatives
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White Protestant conservatives155950
All others8549500

White Evangelical/Born-again Christians
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White Evangelical / Born-again Christians2715850
All others7352471

White/Protestant/Conservative/Evangelical/Attend church at least weekly
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White religious conservatives92971
All others9146530

How often do you attend religious services?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
More than once a week2138601
Once a week3138610
A few times a month1648510
A few times a year2141571
Never84852-

How often do you attend religious services?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Weekly5038611
Occasionally3644550
Never84852-

Church attendance by Religion
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Protestant / Attend weekly1425730
Protestant / Do not attend weekly1037630
Catholic / Attend weekly1929710
Catholic / Do not attend weekly1734641
All Others3560401

When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential election?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Just today559401
In the last three days452452
Sometime last week2---
During the last month1059410
Before that8038610

Time: Last three days/Earlier than that
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Today / Within the last three days856421
Within the last week or earlier9241580

Time: Last week/Earlier than that
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Today through within the last three days1057412
Within the last week or earlier9040590

Was your vote for president mainly:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
For your candidate7434650
Against his opponent2368311

Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Strongly approve413960
Somewhat approve1718811
Somewhat disapprove1275241
Strongly disapprove299710

Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Approve588920
Disapprove419181

Which ONE issue mattered most in deciding how you voted for president? (Check only one)
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Taxes63562-
Education570281
Iraq1465341
Terrorism2215840
Economy / Jobs1874240
Moral values2112861
Health care666331

Which ONE candidate quality mattered most in deciding how you voted for president? (Check only one)
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
He cares about people like me1463370
He has strong religious faith105941
He is honest and trustworthy1021780
He is a strong leader2014860
He is intelligent564361
He will bring about needed change209450
He has clear stands on the issues1523741

Do you think the condition of Louisiana's economy is:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Excellent4---
Good3919800
Not so good4053451
Poor1670300

Compared to four years ago, is the country:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Safer from terrorism5816830
Less safe from terrorism4077211

How confident are you that votes in your state will be counted accurately?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Very confident5025741
Somewhat confident4052470
Not very confident97426-
Not at all confident2---

How confident are you that votes in your state will be counted accurately?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Very / Somewhat confident8637621
Not very / Not at all confident107525-

How do you feel about the U.S. decision to go to war with Iraq?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Strongly approve376940
Somewhat approve2123760
Somewhat disapprove1473251
Strongly disapprove268991

How do you feel about the U.S. decision to go to war with Iraq?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Approve5712870
Disapprove3983151

How do you think things are going for the U.S. in Iraq now?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Very well138920
Somewhat well3910900
Somewhat badly2160381
Very badly259071

How do you think things are going for the U.S. in Iraq now?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Very / Somewhat well509900
Very / Somewhat badly4576211

Who would you trust to handle the economy?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only John Kerry339820
Only George W. Bush471990
Both of them846531
Neither of them1143482

Who would you trust to handle the economy?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only Kerry / Both3988121
Only Bush / Neither569901

Who would you trust to handle the economy?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only Bush / Both567920
Only Kerry / Neither4484131

Compared to four years ago, is your family's financial situation:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Better today3613860
Worse today2573271
About the same3749501

Compared to four years ago, is the job situation in your area:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Better today2812861
Worse today3772270
About the same3532671

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only John Kerry279821
Only George W. Bush521980
Both of them97129-
Neither of them1068242

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only Kerry / Both359190
Only Bush / Neither5912861

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only Bush / Both5912880
Only Kerry / Neither369081

Population of area, five categories
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Over 500 thousand----
50 to 500 thousand3748511
Suburbs3641581
10 to 50 thousand930670
Rural1838610

Population of area, three categories
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
City over 50 thousand3748511
Suburbs3641581
Small city and Rural2736630

Geo Stratum Code
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
New Orleans Area2254450
Cajun Country3241580
Protestant North4637621

In today's election for U.S. senator, did you just vote for:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Chris John2982170
John Kennedy1583171
Sam Melton0---
Arthur Morrell3---
David Vitter515940
Richard Fontanesi1---
Skip Galan0---


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