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Exit polls - President

Maryland
Are you:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Male4654450
Female5458411

Sex by race
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White male3443560
White female3745531
Non-white male1284160
Non-white female1784160

Are you:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White7144550
Black2489110
Hispanic / Latino2---
Asian1---
Other2---

AGE (60 and over)
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
18-291462351
30-44305248-
45-593555440
60 or over2059401

Age 65 & over
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
18-648856430
65 or over1260401

2003 total family income:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Under $15,0003---
$15,000-$29,999864341
$30,000-$49,9991654450
$50,000-$74,9992253451
$75,000-$99,999155940-
$100,000-$149,9992051490
$150,000-$199,99975644-
$200,000 or more962370

Total family income:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Less than $50,0002760390
$50,000 or more7355440

Total family income:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Less than $100,0006457411
$100,000 or more3654450

Do you or does someone in your household belong to a labor union?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Yes, I do106733-
Yes, someone else does953451
Yes, I do and someone else does1---
No one does8055440

UNION HOUSEHOLD
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Yes (Vote is union member, union member in household, or noth member in household and voter is memeber)2061380
No (No union voter in household8055440

Voter is union member:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Yes126733-
No8855440

No matter how you voted today, do you usually think of yourself as a:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Democrat4889110
Republican308921
Independent or something else2250471

On most political matters, do you consider yourself:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Liberal2488101
Moderate4961390
Conservative2820790

Religion, combined Protestant and other Christian.
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Protestant / Other Christian5353460
Catholic2441571
Jewish88614-
Something else77226-
None876231

Religion among whites
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White Protestant / Other Christian3335640
White Catholic1832661
White Jewish88713-
White something else4---
White none672261
Non-white3184160

White Protestant Conservatives
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White Protestant conservatives12694-
All others8863361

When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential election?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Just today4---
In the last three days4---
Sometime last week2---
During the last month856403
Before that8158420

Time: Last three days/Earlier than that
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Today / Within the last three days958401
Within the last week or earlier9157430

Time: Last week/Earlier than that
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Today through within the last three days1151461
Within the last week or earlier8957420

Was your vote for president mainly:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
For your candidate6648520
Against his opponent3079191

Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Strongly approve28397-
Somewhat approve1612861
Somewhat disapprove1082161
Strongly disapprove4699-0

Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Approve436930
Disapprove569631

Which ONE issue mattered most in deciding how you voted for president? (Check only one)
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Taxes4---
Education4---
Iraq2487121
Terrorism221783-
Economy / Jobs17928-
Moral values1828701
Health care4---

Which ONE candidate quality mattered most in deciding how you voted for president? (Check only one)
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
He cares about people like me773261
He has strong religious faith6991-
He is honest and trustworthy103465-
He is a strong leader171387-
He is intelligent119811
He will bring about needed change309531
He has clear stands on the issues1324750

How worried are you that there will be another major terrorist attack in the United States?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Very worried235545-
Somewhat worried5155441
Not too worried2170300
Not at all worried4---

How worried are you that there will be another major terrorist attack in the United States?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Very / Somewhat worried7155450
Not too / Not at all worried2466330

Compared to four years ago, is your family's financial situation:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Better today352971-
Worse today2488110
About the same3963351

How do you feel about the U.S. decision to go to war with Iraq?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Strongly approve23594-
Somewhat approve202278-
Somewhat disapprove1570272
Strongly disapprove419810

How do you feel about the U.S. decision to go to war with Iraq?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Approve411386-
Disapprove549181

How confident are you that votes in your state will be counted accurately?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Very confident4543570
Somewhat confident4569301
Not very confident87723-
Not at all confident2---

How confident are you that votes in your state will be counted accurately?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Very / Somewhat confident8656430
Not very / Not at all confident1077220

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only John Kerry36990-
Only George W. Bush37199-
Both of them1580191
Neither of them118882

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only Kerry / Both489460
Only Bush / Neither4721781

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only Bush / Both5023770
Only Kerry / Neither459721

Population of area, five categories
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Over 500 thousand981171
50 to 500 thousand1064341
Suburbs7154450
10 to 50 thousand53367-
Rural540572

Population of area, three categories
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
City over 50 thousand2073261
Suburbs7154450
Small city and Rural1036621

Geo Stratum Code
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Baltimore City981171
Suburban Balt3648511
Suburban DC307327-
Rest of State2438610

In today's election for U.S. senator, did you just vote for:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Barbara Mikulski6583161
E. J. Pipkin34496-


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