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Exit polls - President

New York
Are you:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Male4556422
Female5560401

Sex by race
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White male3246522
White female4052471
Non-white male1283152
Non-white female1580191

Are you:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White7249501
Black139091
Hispanic / Latino975241
Asian47227-
Other2---

AGE (60 and over)
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
18-291772252
30-442961382
45-593252471
60 or over2253470

Age 65 & over
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
18-648760381
65 or over134555-

2003 total family income:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Under $15,000569264
$15,000-$29,9991066331
$30,000-$49,9992160391
$50,000-$74,9992353461
$75,000-$99,9991658402
$100,000-$149,9991563371
$150,000-$199,99956139-
$200,000 or more642571

Total family income:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Less than $50,0003663352
$50,000 or more6456431

Total family income:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Less than $100,0007559401
$100,000 or more2558421

Do you or does someone in your household belong to a labor union?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Yes, I do2061371
Yes, someone else does1562371
Yes, I do and someone else does3---
No one does6255431

UNION HOUSEHOLD
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Yes (Vote is union member, union member in household, or noth member in household and voter is memeber)3861371
No (No union voter in household6255431

Voter is union member:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Yes2361381
No7757421

What was the last grade of school you completed?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Did not complete high school3---
High school graduate1850491
Some college or associate degree2653451
College graduate2959401
Postgraduate study2469301

College Education
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
No college degree4752461
College graduate5363351

No matter how you voted today, do you usually think of yourself as a:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Democrat4589101
Republican2912881
Independent or something else2657403

On most political matters, do you consider yourself:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Liberal2788111
Moderate4859392
Conservative2524751

Is this the first time you have ever voted?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Yes1066331
No9058411

Religion, combined Protestant and other Christian.
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Protestant / Other Christian3154461
Catholic4248511
Jewish880182
Something else783152
None1278192

Religion among whites
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White Protestant / Other Christian2140591
White Catholic3240581
White Jewish782162
White something else3---
White none977203
Non-white2980191

White Protestant Conservatives
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White Protestant conservatives6892-
All others9462371

When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential election?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Just today764342
In the last three days448493
Sometime last week462326
During the last month1156423
Before that7458411

Time: Last three days/Earlier than that
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Today / Within the last three days1058392
Within the last week or earlier9058411

Time: Last week/Earlier than that
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Today through within the last three days1459373
Within the last week or earlier8658411

Was your vote for president mainly:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
For your candidate6447521
Against his opponent3373253

Do you think the condition of New York's economy is:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Excellent2---
Good3835651
Not so good4469292
Poor1470273

Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Strongly approve20694-
Somewhat approve2317812
Somewhat disapprove1583161
Strongly disapprove419712

Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Approve4212871
Disapprove569352

Which ONE issue mattered most in deciding how you voted for president? (Check only one)
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Taxes650473
Education4---
Iraq2382162
Terrorism2318820
Economy / Jobs1983143
Moral values1233661
Health care67822-

Which ONE candidate quality mattered most in deciding how you voted for president? (Check only one)
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
He cares about people like me1069292
He has strong religious faith56921
He is honest and trustworthy943560
He is a strong leader1814860
He is intelligent109522
He will bring about needed change329443
He has clear stands on the issues1324751

How worried are you that there will be another major terrorist attack in the United States?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Very worried2654451
Somewhat worried5051472
Not too worried1969283
Not at all worried56337-

How worried are you that there will be another major terrorist attack in the United States?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Very / Somewhat worried7552472
Not too / Not at all worried2468302

Compared to four years ago, is the country:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Safer from terrorism4731681
Less safe from terrorism5083161

Do you think Hillary Clinton would make a good president?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Yes4887112
No5025732

Do you think Rudy Giuliani would make a good president?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Yes5236631
No4677212

How do you feel about the U.S. decision to go to war with Iraq?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Strongly approve188920
Somewhat approve2524742
Somewhat disapprove1876232
Strongly disapprove399442

How do you feel about the U.S. decision to go to war with Iraq?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Approve4117821
Disapprove5488102

How do you think things are going for the U.S. in Iraq now?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Very well51684-
Somewhat well2911881
Somewhat badly2464342
Very badly419452

How do you think things are going for the U.S. in Iraq now?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Very / Somewhat well3212871
Very / Somewhat badly6283162

Who would you trust to handle the economy?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only John Kerry429911
Only George W. Bush31298-
Both of them84357-
Neither of them1854397

Who would you trust to handle the economy?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only Kerry / Both4790101
Only Bush / Neither4721773

Who would you trust to handle the economy?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only Bush / Both391090-
Only Kerry / Neither6185123

Compared to four years ago, is your family's financial situation:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Better today2733661
Worse today3081172
About the same4257412

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only John Kerry319911
Only George W. Bush374961
Both of them1376222
Neither of them1673216

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only Kerry / Both429271
Only Bush / Neither5124732

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only Bush / Both4923771
Only Kerry / Neither459073

Population of area, five categories
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Over 500 thousand3374241
50 to 500 thousand3---
Suburbs6148511
10 to 50 thousand----
Rural3---

Population of area, three categories
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
City over 50 thousand3674251
Suburbs6148511
Small city and Rural3---

Geo Stratum Code
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
New York City3374241
Long Island1851482
Lwr Hudson Val.1351482
Upstate Urban2154452
Rural Upstate154555-

In today's election for U.S. senator, did you just vote for:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Charles Schumer7179201
Howard Mills257921
Marilyn O'Grady3---


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