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Exit polls - President

Tennessee
Are you:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Male4541571
Female5543560

Sex by race
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White male3733660
White female4635640
Non-white male878202
Non-white female886140

Are you:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White8434650
Black139191
Hispanic / Latino1---
Asian0---
Other1---

AGE (60 and over)
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
18-291646531
30-442837610
45-593143560
60 or over2543560

Age 65 & over
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
18-648440590
65 or over1650480

2003 total family income:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Under $15,0001054411
$15,000-$29,9991752470
$30,000-$49,9992343561
$50,000-$74,999213960-
$75,000-$99,9991236640
$100,000-$149,9991025741
$150,000-$199,99924555-
$200,000 or more55644-

Total family income:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Less than $50,0005048501
$50,000 or more5037620

Total family income:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Less than $100,0008344550
$100,000 or more1736630

No matter how you voted today, do you usually think of yourself as a:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Democrat329090
Republican404950
Independent or something else2840571

On most political matters, do you consider yourself:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Liberal1574250
Moderate3959400
Conservative4617820

Have you ever served in the U.S. military?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Yes1843551
No8243560

Religion, combined Protestant and other Christian.
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Protestant / Other Christian7937620
Catholic947521
Jewish0---
Something else668271
None669291

Religion among whites
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White Protestant / Other Christian6629710
White Catholic745550
White Jewish0---
White something else460332
White none571271
Non-white1880181

White Protestant Conservatives
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White Protestant conservatives329910
All others6859401

White Evangelical/Born-again Christians
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White Evangelical / Born-again Christians5126740
All others4961381

When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential election?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Just today649490
In the last three days455433
Sometime last week2---
During the last month1256430
Before that7643560

Time: Last three days/Earlier than that
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Today / Within the last three days1051471
Within the last week or earlier9046530

Time: Last week/Earlier than that
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Today through within the last three days1256411
Within the last week or earlier8845540

Was your vote for president mainly:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
For your candidate7036640
Against his opponent2665340

Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Strongly approve394960
Somewhat approve1812851
Somewhat disapprove1184140
Strongly disapprove319720

Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Approve576920
Disapprove429450

Which ONE issue mattered most in deciding how you voted for president? (Check only one)
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Taxes443561
Education28119-
Iraq1673260
Terrorism1916840
Economy / Jobs1882161
Moral values2810890
Health care768270

Which ONE candidate quality mattered most in deciding how you voted for president? (Check only one)
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
He cares about people like me972281
He has strong religious faith135940
He is honest and trustworthy1222761
He is a strong leader2218820
He is intelligent59640
He will bring about needed change219630
He has clear stands on the issues1526730

Compared to four years ago, is the country:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Safer from terrorism5614850
Less safe from terrorism3883161

Compared to four years ago, is your family's financial situation:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Better today3413850
Worse today2781180
About the same3741581

How do you feel about the U.S. decision to go to war with Iraq?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Strongly approve324950
Somewhat approve2518800
Somewhat disapprove1275221
Strongly disapprove299550

How do you feel about the U.S. decision to go to war with Iraq?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Approve5510890
Disapprove4089100

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only John Kerry259820
Only George W. Bush502980
Both of them1171280
Neither of them1179171

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only Kerry / Both359090
Only Bush / Neither5915831

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only Bush / Both5914850
Only Kerry / Neither359261

Population of area, five categories
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Over 500 thousand2754450
50 to 500 thousand1144531
Suburbs2836631
10 to 50 thousand143961-
Rural2036620

Population of area, three categories
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
City over 50 thousand4355440
Suburbs2841581
Small city and Rural2938610

Geo Stratum Code
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Southwest1855441
Nashville Area2543571
Middle / West2043550
East3735640


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