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Exit polls - Senate

Arkansas
Are you:
Category% TotalLincolnHolt
Male445248
Female565941

Sex by race
Category% TotalLincolnHolt
White male384654
White female455149
Non-white male68911
Non-white female119010

Are you:
Category% TotalLincolnHolt
White834951
Black15964
Hispanic / Latino1--
Asian0--
Other1--

AGE (60 and over)
Category% TotalLincolnHolt
18-29156238
30-44295149
45-59305743
60 or over265743

Age 65 & over
Category% TotalLincolnHolt
18-64845644
65 or over165941

2003 total family income:
Category% TotalLincolnHolt
Under $15,000107921
$15,000-$29,999226238
$30,000-$49,999275149
$50,000-$74,999225149
$75,000-$99,999104951
$100,000-$149,99953466
$150,000-$199,9992--
$200,000 or more2--

Total family income:
Category% TotalLincolnHolt
Less than $50,000596040
$50,000 or more414753

Total family income:
Category% TotalLincolnHolt
Less than $100,000925743
$100,000 or more83466

No matter how you voted today, do you usually think of yourself as a:
Category% TotalLincolnHolt
Democrat419010
Republican311288
Independent or something else285347

On most political matters, do you consider yourself:
Category% TotalLincolnHolt
Liberal138713
Moderate457228
Conservative412674

Religion, combined Protestant and other Christian.
Category% TotalLincolnHolt
Protestant / Other Christian815149
Catholic65545
Jewish0--
Something else68317
None77624

Religion among whites
Category% TotalLincolnHolt
White Protestant / Other Christian674456
White Catholic55644
White Jewish0--
White something else3--
White none46931
Non-white198911

White Protestant Conservatives
Category% TotalLincolnHolt
White Protestant conservatives312080
All others697327

White Evangelical/Born-again Christians
Category% TotalLincolnHolt
White Evangelical / Born-again Christians534060
All others477426

Are you currently married?
Category% TotalLincolnHolt
Yes714951
No297228

Married women
Category% TotalLincolnHolt
Married women374951
Others636040

When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential election?
Category% TotalLincolnHolt
Just today77228
In the last three days47327
Sometime last week2--
During the last month127624
Before that755050

Time: Last three days/Earlier than that
Category% TotalLincolnHolt
Today / Within the last three days117228
Within the last week or earlier895446

Time: Last week/Earlier than that
Category% TotalLincolnHolt
Today through within the last three days137228
Within the last week or earlier875347

Was your vote for president mainly:
Category% TotalLincolnHolt
For your candidate664951
Against his opponent296931

Which ONE issue mattered most in deciding how you voted for president? (Check only one)
Category% TotalLincolnHolt
Taxes47624
Education47921
Iraq138119
Terrorism123763
Economy / Jobs209010
Moral values332179
Health care58515

Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?
Category% TotalLincolnHolt
Strongly approve331684
Somewhat approve213961
Somewhat disapprove128218
Strongly disapprove33973

Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?
Category% TotalLincolnHolt
Approve552575
Disapprove45937

Which ONE candidate quality mattered most in deciding how you voted for president? (Check only one)
Category% TotalLincolnHolt
He cares about people like me107921
He has strong religious faith161783
He is honest and trustworthy93268
He is a strong leader173664
He is intelligent4955
He will bring about needed change24955
He has clear stands on the issues134159

Compared to four years ago, is the country:
Category% TotalLincolnHolt
Safer from terrorism553169
Less safe from terrorism418713

Compared to four years ago, is your family's financial situation:
Category% TotalLincolnHolt
Better today282872
Worse today328614
About the same395050

How do you feel about the U.S. decision to go to war with Iraq?
Category% TotalLincolnHolt
Strongly approve301981
Somewhat approve253961
Somewhat disapprove148218
Strongly disapprove30946

How do you feel about the U.S. decision to go to war with Iraq?
Category% TotalLincolnHolt
Approve532872
Disapprove439010

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalLincolnHolt
Only John Kerry26973
Only George W. Bush492080
Both of them117525
Neither of them138515

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalLincolnHolt
Only Kerry / Both36919
Only Bush / Neither593367

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalLincolnHolt
Only Bush / Both583070
Only Kerry / Neither38937

Population of area, five categories
Category% TotalLincolnHolt
Over 500 thousand---
50 to 500 thousand206535
Suburbs75149
10 to 50 thousand264852
Rural475743

Population of area, three categories
Category% TotalLincolnHolt
City over 50 thousand206535
Suburbs75149
Small city and Rural735446

Geo Stratum Code
Category% TotalLincolnHolt
EAST216238
L. ROCK275941
NWEST324852
SOUTH206040

In today's election for president, did you just vote for:
Category% TotalLincolnHolt
John F. Kerry45955
George W. Bush542278
Ralph Nader1--

How did you vote on Amendment 3, defining marriage only as a union between a man and a woman?
Category% TotalLincolnHolt
Yes754654
No258515


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