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Exit polls - Senate

New York
Are you:
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
Male4567275
Female5573232

Sex by race
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
White male3259346
White female4069273
Non-white male128992
Non-white female1584141

Are you:
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
White7264304
Black139261
Hispanic / Latino980191
Asian486101
Other2---

AGE (60 and over)
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
18-291780163
30-442973223
45-593268283
60 or over2264295

Age 65 & over
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
18-648772233
65 or over1361336

2003 total family income:
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
Under $15,000574172
$15,000-$29,9991081172
$30,000-$49,9992170244
$50,000-$74,9992363333
$75,000-$99,9991673234
$100,000-$149,9991576211
$150,000-$199,999573232
$200,000 or more663343

Total family income:
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
Less than $50,0003674213
$50,000 or more6469273

Total family income:
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
Less than $100,0007570253
$100,000 or more2573242

Do you or does someone in your household belong to a labor union?
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
Yes, I do2076212
Yes, someone else does1571244
Yes, I do and someone else does3---
No one does6268273

UNION HOUSEHOLD
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
Yes (Vote is union member, union member in household, or noth member in household and voter is memeber)3873223
No (No union voter in household6268273

Voter is union member:
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
Yes2474223
No7668274

What was the last grade of school you completed?
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
Did not complete high school2---
High school graduate1866284
Some college or associate degree2670253
College graduate2869265
Postgraduate study2576222

College Education
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
No college degree4768273
College graduate5372243

No matter how you voted today, do you usually think of yourself as a:
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
Democrat469431
Republican2833616
Independent or something else2571243

On most political matters, do you consider yourself:
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
Liberal278972
Moderate4876212
Conservative2439527

Is this the first time you have ever voted?
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
Yes1075194
No9070263

Religion, combined Protestant and other Christian.
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
Protestant / Other Christian3166312
Catholic4268265
Jewish89180
Something else783112
None1176210

Religion among whites
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
White Protestant / Other Christian2155423
White Catholic3264296
White Jewish79260
White something else3---
White none874240
Non-white2986121

White Protestant Conservatives
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
White Protestant conservatives623761
All others9474213

When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential election?
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
Just today777157
In the last three days470205
Sometime last week468232
During the last month1175231
Before that7468274

Time: Last three days/Earlier than that
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
Today / Within the last three days1074176
Within the last week or earlier9069263

Time: Last week/Earlier than that
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
Today through within the last three days1572185
Within the last week or earlier8569263

Was your vote for president mainly:
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
For your candidate6464314
Against his opponent3380162

Do you think the condition of New York's economy is:
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
Excellent2---
Good3855405
Not so good4578183
Poor1475174

Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
Strongly approve1928648
Somewhat approve2254424
Somewhat disapprove1584122
Strongly disapprove429431

Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
Approve4242526
Disapprove579151

Which ONE issue mattered most in deciding how you voted for president? (Check only one)
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
Taxes663342
Education4---
Iraq2384141
Terrorism2247458
Economy / Jobs1986101
Moral values1248457
Health care682123

Which ONE candidate quality mattered most in deciding how you voted for president? (Check only one)
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
He cares about people like me1080171
He has strong religious faith541518
He is honest and trustworthy961362
He is a strong leader1745486
He is intelligent109271
He will bring about needed change329152
He has clear stands on the issues1346477

How worried are you that there will be another major terrorist attack in the United States?
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
Very worried2664294
Somewhat worried5066304
Not too worried1980164
Not at all worried569265

How worried are you that there will be another major terrorist attack in the United States?
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
Very / Somewhat worried7565294
Not too / Not at all worried2477184

Compared to four years ago, is the country:
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
Safer from terrorism4754415
Less safe from terrorism5084121

Do you think Hillary Clinton would make a good president?
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
Yes488981
No5049456

Do you think Rudy Giuliani would make a good president?
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
Yes5157375
No4681152

How do you feel about the U.S. decision to go to war with Iraq?
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
Strongly approve1731599
Somewhat approve2553433
Somewhat disapprove1884141
Strongly disapprove399251

How do you feel about the U.S. decision to go to war with Iraq?
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
Approve4044506
Disapprove549081

How do you think things are going for the U.S. in Iraq now?
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
Very well527649
Somewhat well2940536
Somewhat badly2478192
Very badly419251

How do you think things are going for the U.S. in Iraq now?
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
Very / Somewhat well3238557
Very / Somewhat badly6287101

Who would you trust to handle the economy?
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
Only John Kerry429441
Only George W. Bush3129637
Both of them774233
Neither of them1872206

Who would you trust to handle the economy?
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
Only Kerry / Both489171
Only Bush / Neither4745477

Who would you trust to handle the economy?
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
Only Bush / Both3938566
Only Kerry / Neither618882

Compared to four years ago, is your family's financial situation:
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
Better today2751454
Worse today308692
About the same4272244

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
Only John Kerry319630
Only George W. Bush3734597
Both of them1388101
Neither of them1678136

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
Only Kerry / Both439451
Only Bush / Neither5147457

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
Only Bush / Both4848466
Only Kerry / Neither459062

Population of area, five categories
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
Over 500 thousand3285122
50 to 500 thousand48515-
Suburbs6162335
10 to 50 thousand----
Rural3---

Population of area, three categories
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
City over 50 thousand3685122
Suburbs6162335
Small city and Rural3---

Geo Stratum Code
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
New York City3285122
Long Island1866285
Lwr Hudson Val.1364314
Upstate Urban2167284
Rural Upstate1557384

In today's election for president, did you just vote for:
Category% TotalSchumerMillsO'Grady
John Kerry599431
George Bush4035587
Ralph Nader1---


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