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Exit polls - Senate

Missouri
Are you:
Category% TotalFarmerBond
Male474157
Female534554

Sex by race
Category% TotalFarmerBond
White male433860
White female474059
Non-white male57127
Non-white female68316

Are you:
Category% TotalFarmerBond
White903960
Black88414
Hispanic / Latino1--
Asian0--
Other1--

AGE (60 and over)
Category% TotalFarmerBond
18-29204851
30-44284158
45-59334356
60 or over194257

Age 65 & over
Category% TotalFarmerBond
18-64894356
65 or over114753

2003 total family income:
Category% TotalFarmerBond
Under $15,00084849
$15,000-$29,999175247
$30,000-$49,999234653
$50,000-$74,999253960
$75,000-$99,999143960
$100,000-$149,99983563
$150,000-$199,99934258
$200,000 or more2--

Total family income:
Category% TotalFarmerBond
Less than $50,000484950
$50,000 or more523861

Total family income:
Category% TotalFarmerBond
Less than $100,000874455
$100,000 or more133663

Do you or does someone in your household belong to a labor union?
Category% TotalFarmerBond
Yes, I do125643
Yes, someone else does125049
Yes, I do and someone else does1--
No one does743860

UNION HOUSEHOLD
Category% TotalFarmerBond
Yes (Vote is union member, union member in household, or noth member in household and voter is memeber)265544
No (No union voter in household743860

Voter is union member:
Category% TotalFarmerBond
Yes145940
No864059

What was the last grade of school you completed?
Category% TotalFarmerBond
Did not complete high school54555
High school graduate254653
Some college or associate degree344455
College graduate223663
Postgraduate study144454

College Education
Category% TotalFarmerBond
No college degree644554
College graduate363960

No matter how you voted today, do you usually think of yourself as a:
Category% TotalFarmerBond
Democrat358118
Republican36892
Independent or something else284057

On most political matters, do you consider yourself:
Category% TotalFarmerBond
Liberal197623
Moderate455148
Conservative371683

Is this the first time you have ever voted?
Category% TotalFarmerBond
Yes105245
No904257

Religion, combined Protestant and other Christian.
Category% TotalFarmerBond
Protestant / Other Christian603564
Catholic224654
Jewish2--
Something else66831
None96433

Religion among whites
Category% TotalFarmerBond
White Protestant / Other Christian543168
White Catholic214555
White Jewish2--
White something else46238
White none75839
Non-white127325

White Protestant Conservatives
Category% TotalFarmerBond
White Protestant conservatives231188
All others775346

White Evangelical/Born-again Christians
Category% TotalFarmerBond
White Evangelical / Born-again Christians352574
All others655346

Are you currently married?
Category% TotalFarmerBond
Yes643861
No365148

Married women
Category% TotalFarmerBond
Married women324059
Others684554

When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential election?
Category% TotalFarmerBond
Just today65147
In the last three days34949
Sometime last week2--
During the last month104553
Before that794257

Time: Last three days/Earlier than that
Category% TotalFarmerBond
Today / Within the last three days95048
Within the last week or earlier914257

Time: Last week/Earlier than that
Category% TotalFarmerBond
Today through within the last three days114751
Within the last week or earlier894356

Was your vote for president mainly:
Category% TotalFarmerBond
For your candidate703662
Against his opponent285940

Do you think the condition of Missouri's economy is:
Category% TotalFarmerBond
Excellent31882
Good512574
Not so good376435
Poor87721

Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?
Category% TotalFarmerBond
Strongly approve32792
Somewhat approve211979
Somewhat disapprove156632
Strongly disapprove318613

Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?
Category% TotalFarmerBond
Approve541287
Disapprove468019

Which ONE issue mattered most in deciding how you voted for president? (Check only one)
Category% TotalFarmerBond
Taxes43464
Education46039
Iraq176336
Terrorism181783
Economy / Jobs236831
Moral values251682
Health care47723

Which ONE candidate quality mattered most in deciding how you voted for president? (Check only one)
Category% TotalFarmerBond
He cares about people like me95841
He has strong religious faith101188
He is honest and trustworthy112176
He is a strong leader191683
He is intelligent78218
He will bring about needed change257920
He has clear stands on the issues142573

Compared to four years ago, is the country:
Category% TotalFarmerBond
Safer from terrorism572277
Less safe from terrorism397227

Which ONE issue mattered most in deciding how you voted for governor? (Check only one)
Category% TotalFarmerBond
Health care115742
Gun control72573
Same-sex marriage81783
Taxes92871
Abortion91484
Economy / Jobs355445
Education135544

How do you feel about the U.S. decision to go to war with Iraq?
Category% TotalFarmerBond
Strongly approve301090
Somewhat approve252574
Somewhat disapprove176534
Strongly disapprove278216

How do you feel about the U.S. decision to go to war with Iraq?
Category% TotalFarmerBond
Approve541782
Disapprove437623

How do you think things are going for the U.S. in Iraq now?
Category% TotalFarmerBond
Very well10693
Somewhat well371486
Somewhat badly255642
Very badly278415

How do you think things are going for the U.S. in Iraq now?
Category% TotalFarmerBond
Very / Somewhat well461287
Very / Somewhat badly517128

Who would you trust to handle the economy?
Category% TotalFarmerBond
Only John Kerry368514
Only George W. Bush42892
Both of them93465
Neither of them114450

Who would you trust to handle the economy?
Category% TotalFarmerBond
Only Kerry / Both447525
Only Bush / Neither521583

Who would you trust to handle the economy?
Category% TotalFarmerBond
Only Bush / Both521387
Only Kerry / Neither487523

Compared to four years ago, is your family's financial situation:
Category% TotalFarmerBond
Better today341485
Worse today307226
About the same364554

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalFarmerBond
Only John Kerry288712
Only George W. Bush48990
Both of them125940
Neither of them105736

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalFarmerBond
Only Kerry / Both397921
Only Bush / Neither571881

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalFarmerBond
Only Bush / Both591980
Only Kerry / Neither377919

Population of area, five categories
Category% TotalFarmerBond
Over 500 thousand---
50 to 500 thousand166633
Suburbs514356
10 to 50 thousand82673
Rural243564

Population of area, three categories
Category% TotalFarmerBond
City over 50 thousand166633
Suburbs514356
Small city and Rural333366

Geo Stratum Code
Category% TotalFarmerBond
St. Louis City68018
St. Louis Suburb324752
Kansas City Area204752
Southwest192970
North & S.E.243663

In today's election for president, did you just vote for:
Category% TotalFarmerBond
John Kerry468217
George W. Bush531090

In today's election for governor, did you just vote for:
Category% TotalFarmerBond
Claire McCaskill487821
Matt Blunt501089


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