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Exit polls - President

Ohio
Are you:
Category% TotalKerryBush
Male474752
Female535050

Sex by race
Category% TotalKerryBush
White male404356
White female464555
Non-white male77327
Non-white female88218

Are you:
Category% TotalKerryBush
White864456
Black108416
Hispanic / Latino36535
Asian1--
Other1--

AGE (60 and over)
Category% TotalKerryBush
18-29215642
30-44304752
45-59294852
60 or over204357

Age 65 & over
Category% TotalKerryBush
18-64885050
65 or over124258

2003 total family income:
Category% TotalKerryBush
Under $15,00077129
$15,000-$29,999166337
$30,000-$49,999255049
$50,000-$74,999224158
$75,000-$99,999154555
$100,000-$149,99994258
$150,000-$199,99943763
$200,000 or more2--

Total family income:
Category% TotalKerryBush
Less than $50,000485842
$50,000 or more524258

Total family income:
Category% TotalKerryBush
Less than $100,000865148
$100,000 or more143961

Do you or does someone in your household belong to a labor union?
Category% TotalKerryBush
Yes, I do166040
Yes, someone else does175544
Yes, I do and someone else does2--
No one does664456

UNION HOUSEHOLD
Category% TotalKerryBush
Yes (Vote is union member, union member in household, or noth member in household and voter is memeber)345842
No (No union voter in household664456

Voter is union member:
Category% TotalKerryBush
Yes176039
No834653

What was the last grade of school you completed?
Category% TotalKerryBush
Did not complete high school45842
High school graduate305149
Some college or associate degree294852
College graduate254555
Postgraduate study134951

College Education
Category% TotalKerryBush
No college degree625050
College graduate384653

No matter how you voted today, do you usually think of yourself as a:
Category% TotalKerryBush
Democrat35909
Republican40694
Independent or something else255940

On most political matters, do you consider yourself:
Category% TotalKerryBush
Liberal198514
Moderate475941
Conservative341387

Is this the first time you have ever voted?
Category% TotalKerryBush
Yes155446
No854752

Religion, combined Protestant and other Christian.
Category% TotalKerryBush
Protestant / Other Christian574456
Catholic264455
Jewish1--
Something else67226
None106929

Religion among whites
Category% TotalKerryBush
White Protestant / Other Christian473862
White Catholic244159
White Jewish1--
White something else46631
White none96632
Non-white167723

White Protestant Conservatives
Category% TotalKerryBush
White Protestant conservatives17991
All others835743

White Evangelical/Born-again Christians
Category% TotalKerryBush
White Evangelical / Born-again Christians252476
All others755643

White/Protestant/Conservative/Evangelical/Attend church at least weekly
Category% TotalKerryBush
White religious conservatives9397
All others915347

How often do you attend religious services?
Category% TotalKerryBush
More than once a week143169
Once a week263664
A few times a month155050
A few times a year286040
Never146335

How often do you attend religious services?
Category% TotalKerryBush
Weekly383565
Occasionally415743
Never136335

Church attendance by Religion
Category% TotalKerryBush
Protestant / Attend weekly163169
Protestant / Do not attend weekly165248
Catholic / Attend weekly113565
Catholic / Do not attend weekly135247
All Others385643

Are you currently married?
Category% TotalKerryBush
Yes624159
No386238

Married women
Category% TotalKerryBush
Married women314060
Others695247

When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential election?
Category% TotalKerryBush
Just today56139
In the last three days46436
Sometime last week3--
During the last month116136
Before that784555

Time: Last three days/Earlier than that
Category% TotalKerryBush
Today / Within the last three days96238
Within the last week or earlier914753

Time: Last week/Earlier than that
Category% TotalKerryBush
Today through within the last three days116040
Within the last week or earlier894753

Was your vote for president mainly:
Category% TotalKerryBush
For your candidate714059
Against his opponent256831

Do you think the condition of Ohio's economy is:
Category% TotalKerryBush
Excellent3--
Good381386
Not so good386336
Poor199010

Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?
Category% TotalKerryBush
Strongly approve31298
Somewhat approve221486
Somewhat disapprove148614
Strongly disapprove32981

Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?
Category% TotalKerryBush
Approve53793
Disapprove46945

Which ONE issue mattered most in deciding how you voted for president? (Check only one)
Category% TotalKerryBush
Taxes63862
Education56632
Iraq137228
Terrorism171090
Economy / Jobs248317
Moral values231485
Health care57525

Which ONE candidate quality mattered most in deciding how you voted for president? (Check only one)
Category% TotalKerryBush
He cares about people like me126832
He has strong religious faith10595
He is honest and trustworthy112674
He is a strong leader191387
He is intelligent7937
He will bring about needed change24936
He has clear stands on the issues132079

Compared to four years ago, is the country:
Category% TotalKerryBush
Safer from terrorism582278
Less safe from terrorism398514

How confident are you that votes in your state will be counted accurately?
Category% TotalKerryBush
Very confident413069
Somewhat confident475545
Not very confident97921
Not at all confident3--

How confident are you that votes in your state will be counted accurately?
Category% TotalKerryBush
Very / Somewhat confident834356
Not very / Not at all confident128119

How do you feel about the U.S. decision to go to war with Iraq?
Category% TotalKerryBush
Strongly approve30991
Somewhat approve262574
Somewhat disapprove157822
Strongly disapprove27963

How do you feel about the U.S. decision to go to war with Iraq?
Category% TotalKerryBush
Approve541783
Disapprove409010

How do you think things are going for the U.S. in Iraq now?
Category% TotalKerryBush
Very well11694
Somewhat well361189
Somewhat badly247129
Very badly27954

How do you think things are going for the U.S. in Iraq now?
Category% TotalKerryBush
Very / Somewhat well45990
Very / Somewhat badly498416

Who would you trust to handle the economy?
Category% TotalKerryBush
Only John Kerry38991
Only George W. Bush43199
Both of them84852
Neither of them95541

Who would you trust to handle the economy?
Category% TotalKerryBush
Only Kerry / Both44919
Only Bush / Neither501188

Who would you trust to handle the economy?
Category% TotalKerryBush
Only Bush / Both51892
Only Kerry / Neither49919

Compared to four years ago, is your family's financial situation:
Category% TotalKerryBush
Better today291387
Worse today328515
About the same374555

Compared to four years ago, is the job situation in your area:
Category% TotalKerryBush
Better today17693
Worse today557525
About the same282377

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalKerryBush
Only John Kerry30991
Only George W. Bush48397
Both of them138218
Neither of them88116

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalKerryBush
Only Kerry / Both40946
Only Bush / Neither531486

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalKerryBush
Only Bush / Both581981
Only Kerry / Neither36954

Population of area, five categories
Category% TotalKerryBush
Over 500 thousand64353
50 to 500 thousand196238
Suburbs494951
10 to 50 thousand64949
Rural193663

Population of area, three categories
Category% TotalKerryBush
City over 50 thousand255841
Suburbs494951
Small city and Rural254060

Geo Stratum Code
Category% TotalKerryBush
Cuyahoga County126535
Northeast275050
Central204058
Toledo & NW155247
Cinci / Daytn Area264555

In today's election for U.S. senator, did you just vote for:
Category% TotalKerryBush
Eric Fingerhut36946
George Voinovich642377

How did you vote on Issue 1, defining marriage only as a union between a man and a woman?
Category% TotalKerryBush
Yes623268
No387425


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