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Exit polls - President

West Virginia
Are you:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Male4743551
Female5343560

Sex by race
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White male4542571
White female5042570
Non-white male2---
Non-white female2---

Are you:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White9542571
Black383152
Hispanic / Latino0---
Asian1---
Other1---

AGE (60 and over)
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
18-291652480
30-442641581
45-593140581
60 or over2647530

Age 65 & over
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
18-648442571
65 or over1651480

2003 total family income:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Under $15,0001058401
$15,000-$29,9992342570
$30,000-$49,9992841571
$50,000-$74,999204159-
$75,000-$99,9991045531
$100,000-$149,999643552
$150,000-$199,9992---
$200,000 or more2---

Total family income:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Less than $50,0006145541
$50,000 or more3942581

Total family income:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Less than $100,0009044551
$100,000 or more1039591

Do you or does someone in your household belong to a labor union?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Yes, I do1658420
Yes, someone else does1546531
Yes, I do and someone else does2---
No one does6739601

UNION HOUSEHOLD
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Yes (Vote is union member, union member in household, or noth member in household and voter is memeber)3353471
No (No union voter in household6739601

Voter is union member:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Yes1758410
No8341591

What was the last grade of school you completed?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Did not complete high school646540
High school graduate3241581
Some college or associate degree2745531
College graduate1940591
Postgraduate study1650490

College Education
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
No college degree6543561
College graduate3545550

No matter how you voted today, do you usually think of yourself as a:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Democrat5069301
Republican326940
Independent or something else1842562

On most political matters, do you consider yourself:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Liberal1773251
Moderate4953461
Conservative3315850

Is this the first time you have ever voted?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Yes1053470
No9042571

Religion, combined Protestant and other Christian.
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Protestant / Other Christian7440591
Catholic1046530
Jewish1---
Something else759401
None961361

Religion among whites
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White Protestant / Other Christian7138611
White Catholic1046540
White Jewish1---
White something else55644-
White none862351
Non-white571263

White Protestant Conservatives
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White Protestant conservatives2413870
All others7653461

White Evangelical/Born-again Christians
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White Evangelical / Born-again Christians4833660
All others5253461

Do you or does someone else in your household own a gun?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Yes7140591
No2954460

Are you currently married?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Yes7039601
No3055451

Married women
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Married women3540590
Others6545541

When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential election?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Just today743561
In the last three days343561
Sometime last week2---
During the last month1056421
Before that7842580

Time: Last three days/Earlier than that
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Today / Within the last three days1043561
Within the last week or earlier9044561

Time: Last week/Earlier than that
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Today through within the last three days1244542
Within the last week or earlier8843560

Was your vote for president mainly:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
For your candidate6936630
Against his opponent2861381

Do you think the condition of West Virginia's economy is:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Excellent2---
Good2615850
Not so good4748511
Poor2470291

Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Strongly approve343970
Somewhat approve2314850
Somewhat disapprove1282162
Strongly disapprove309711

Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Approve578920
Disapprove429361

Which ONE issue mattered most in deciding how you voted for president? (Check only one)
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Taxes33565-
Education3---
Iraq177129-
Terrorism1912881
Economy / Jobs2184151
Moral values2511880
Health care564351

Which ONE candidate quality mattered most in deciding how you voted for president? (Check only one)
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
He cares about people like me1158411
He has strong religious faith143960
He is honest and trustworthy923751
He is a strong leader2114851
He is intelligent69073
He will bring about needed change239640
He has clear stands on the issues102080-

Compared to four years ago, is the country:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Safer from terrorism5917830
Less safe from terrorism3785141

How do you feel about the U.S. decision to go to war with Iraq?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Strongly approve30694-
Somewhat approve2722771
Somewhat disapprove1573261
Strongly disapprove269361

How do you feel about the U.S. decision to go to war with Iraq?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Approve5613860
Disapprove4086131

How do you think things are going for the U.S. in Iraq now?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Very well10595-
Somewhat well399910
Somewhat badly2463361
Very badly269451

How do you think things are going for the U.S. in Iraq now?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Very / Somewhat well488920
Very / Somewhat badly4879201

Who would you trust to handle the economy?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only John Kerry369730
Only George W. Bush44198-
Both of them840591
Neither of them1143505

Who would you trust to handle the economy?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only Kerry / Both4287130
Only Bush / Neither5310891

Who would you trust to handle the economy?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only Bush / Both537920
Only Kerry / Neither4784141

Compared to four years ago, is your family's financial situation:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Better today311387-
Worse today2880191
About the same3942571

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only John Kerry27991-
Only George W. Bush513970
Both of them1374251
Neither of them872225

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only Kerry / Both389190
Only Bush / Neither5812861

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only Bush / Both6217830
Only Kerry / Neither349361

Population of area, five categories
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Over 500 thousand----
50 to 500 thousand65050-
Suburbs737612
10 to 50 thousand1946531
Rural6843561

Population of area, three categories
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
City over 50 thousand65050-
Suburbs737612
Small city and Rural8744551

Geo Stratum Code
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Chrlstn-Huntngtn2246540
Southwest2048511
Monongahla R Vly1447531
Appalachian High2438610
Ohio Riv Region2042581

In today's election for governor, did you just vote for:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Joe Manchin6460391
Monty Warner3410891


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