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Exit polls - President

Washington
Are you:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Male4548501
Female5557430

Sex by race
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White male3849481
White female5054450
Non-white male640591
Non-white female674242

Are you:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White8852461
Black273252
Hispanic / Latino55248-
Asian26733-
Other346513

AGE (60 and over)
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
18-291250471
30-442754441
45-593458411
60 or over2746530

Age 65 & over
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
18-648155441
65 or over1945541

2003 total family income:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Under $15,000959382
$15,000-$29,9991156430
$30,000-$49,9991948500
$50,000-$74,9992344542
$75,000-$99,999155644-
$100,000-$149,9991360390
$150,000-$199,99956731-
$200,000 or more46436-

Total family income:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Less than $50,0003953451
$50,000 or more6154451

Total family income:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Less than $100,0007851481
$100,000 or more2263370

Do you or does someone in your household belong to a labor union?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Yes, I do1556430
Yes, someone else does1049492
Yes, I do and someone else does26928-
No one does7352461

UNION HOUSEHOLD
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Yes (Vote is union member, union member in household, or noth member in household and voter is memeber)2755441
No (No union voter in household7352461

Voter is union member:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Yes1758410
No8352471

What was the last grade of school you completed?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Did not complete high school356394
High school graduate1544560
Some college or associate degree2949501
College graduate3452471
Postgraduate study1969301

College Education
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
No college degree4747511
College graduate5358411

No matter how you voted today, do you usually think of yourself as a:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Democrat369360
Republican325940
Independent or something else3355412

On most political matters, do you consider yourself:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Liberal279181
Moderate4062371
Conservative3310881

Is this the first time you have ever voted?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Yes852461
No9253461

Religion, combined Protestant and other Christian.
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Protestant / Other Christian5942561
Catholic1662371
Jewish1---
Something else872232
None1772271

Religion among whites
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White Protestant / Other Christian5242571
White Catholic1361372
White Jewish1---
White something else677190
White none1571281
Non-white1358411

White Protestant Conservatives
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White Protestant conservatives2110890
All others7964341

How often do you attend religious services?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
More than once a week1327720
Once a week2238601
A few times a month1153461
A few times a year2759392
Never2671270

How often do you attend religious services?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Weekly3434651
Occasionally3857411
Never2571270

Church attendance by Religion
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Protestant / Attend weekly1826720
Protestant / Do not attend weekly2150481
Catholic / Attend weekly651463
Catholic / Do not attend weekly96931-
All Others4462371

When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential election?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Just today456401
In the last three days3---
Sometime last week2---
During the last month951462
Before that8153461

Time: Last three days/Earlier than that
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Today / Within the last three days752451
Within the last week or earlier9352461

Time: Last week/Earlier than that
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Today through within the last three days1047500
Within the last week or earlier9053461

Was your vote for president mainly:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
For your candidate6442580
Against his opponent3176240

Do you think the condition of Washington's economy is:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Excellent1---
Good4143551
Not so good4560391
Poor1164332

Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Strongly approve272971
Somewhat approve1911871
Somewhat disapprove1376212
Strongly disapprove419900

Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Approve466931
Disapprove539351

Which ONE issue mattered most in deciding how you voted for president? (Check only one)
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Taxes43169-
Education372223
Iraq2677221
Terrorism181684-
Economy / Jobs1982161
Moral values2024741
Health care667304

Which ONE candidate quality mattered most in deciding how you voted for president? (Check only one)
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
He cares about people like me769271
He has strong religious faith6496-
He is honest and trustworthy1537611
He is a strong leader171882-
He is intelligent119631
He will bring about needed change259441
He has clear stands on the issues1417812

Compared to four years ago, is the country:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Safer from terrorism5022771
Less safe from terrorism4487101

How confident are you that votes in your state will be counted accurately?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Very confident5245540
Somewhat confident4060381
Not very confident669292
Not at all confident272241

How confident are you that votes in your state will be counted accurately?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Very / Somewhat confident9052471
Not very / Not at all confident869282

How do you feel about the U.S. decision to go to war with Iraq?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Strongly approve253970
Somewhat approve2223751
Somewhat disapprove1474260
Strongly disapprove389521

How do you feel about the U.S. decision to go to war with Iraq?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Approve4613861
Disapprove518991

How do you think things are going for the U.S. in Iraq now?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Very well801000
Somewhat well3110890
Somewhat badly2467311
Very badly359521

How do you think things are going for the U.S. in Iraq now?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Very / Somewhat well398910
Very / Somewhat badly5884141

Who would you trust to handle the economy?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only John Kerry439810
Only George W. Bush341980
Both of them934651
Neither of them1248426

Who would you trust to handle the economy?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only Kerry / Both5287120
Only Bush / Neither4514832

Who would you trust to handle the economy?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only Kerry / Both438910
Only Bush / Neither5787101

Compared to four years ago, is your family's financial situation:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only Bush / Both3027711
Only Kerry / Neither2680181

Which is more important to you?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Over 500 thousand3479182
50 to 500 thousand5938610

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
City over 50 thousand349820
Suburbs422971
Small city and Rural1380191

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
King County469360
Urb Puget Sound5116821

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Patty Murray5520791
George Nethercutt439441

Population of area, five categories
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Christine Gregoire1175250
Dino Rossi2060371


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