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Exit polls - Senate

Wisconsin
Are you:
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
Male475248
Female535842

Sex by race
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
White male435049
White female475644
Non-white male46930
Non-white female67820

Are you:
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
White905347
Black58317
Hispanic / Latino2--
Asian1--
Other2--

AGE (60 and over)
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
18-29205642
30-44305149
45-59295742
60 or over215644

Age 65 & over
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
18-64865545
65 or over145743

2003 total family income:
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
Under $15,000106238
$15,000-$29,999165939
$30,000-$49,999255743
$50,000-$74,999245545
$75,000-$99,999124851
$100,000-$149,99975446
$150,000-$199,99923664
$200,000 or more33862

Total family income:
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
Less than $50,000515841
$50,000 or more495148

Total family income:
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
Less than $100,000875643
$100,000 or more134753

Do you or does someone in your household belong to a labor union?
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
Yes, I do156931
Yes, someone else does126238
Yes, I do and someone else does1--
No one does725049

UNION HOUSEHOLD
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
Yes (Vote is union member, union member in household, or noth member in household and voter is memeber)286633
No (No union voter in household725049

Voter is union member:
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
Yes166930
No845248

What was the last grade of school you completed?
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
Did not complete high school56535
High school graduate255248
Some college or associate degree345544
College graduate225148
Postgraduate study146238

College Education
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
No college degree645445
College graduate365644

No matter how you voted today, do you usually think of yourself as a:
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
Democrat35937
Republican381486
Independent or something else276237

On most political matters, do you consider yourself:
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
Liberal208613
Moderate486337
Conservative322278

Is this the first time you have ever voted?
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
Yes105741
No905445

Have you ever served in the U.S. military?
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
Yes185248
No825544

Religion, combined Protestant and other Christian.
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
Protestant / Other Christian504653
Catholic325545
Jewish1--
Something else77226
None117920

Religion among whites
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
White Protestant / Other Christian454555
White Catholic295445
White Jewish1--
White something else56831
White none87722
Non-white127028

White Protestant Conservatives
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
White Protestant conservatives161486
All others846237

How often do you attend religious services?
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
More than once a week92971
Once a week274455
A few times a month155347
A few times a year316237
Never157326

How often do you attend religious services?
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
Weekly354159
Occasionally455940
Never157326

Church attendance by Religion
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
Protestant / Attend weekly123763
Protestant / Do not attend weekly145643
Catholic / Attend weekly134356
Catholic / Do not attend weekly186337
All Others395940

Are you currently married?
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
Yes615050
No396336

Married women
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
Married women315148
Others695743

When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential election?
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
Just today66832
In the last three days46832
Sometime last week2--
During the last month116139
Before that775248

Time: Last three days/Earlier than that
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
Today / Within the last three days106832
Within the last week or earlier905346

Time: Last week/Earlier than that
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
Today through within the last three days126931
Within the last week or earlier885347

Was your vote for president mainly:
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
For your candidate684852
Against his opponent287425

Do you think the condition of Wisconsin's economy is:
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
Excellent32674
Good503862
Not so good377524
Poor88119

Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
Strongly approve301189
Somewhat approve233861
Somewhat disapprove128020
Strongly disapprove34964

Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
Approve532377
Disapprove46928

Which ONE issue mattered most in deciding how you voted for president? (Check only one)
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
Taxes84555
Education47327
Iraq187723
Terrorism202971
Economy / Jobs188416
Moral values212474
Health care68119

Which ONE candidate quality mattered most in deciding how you voted for president? (Check only one)
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
He cares about people like me107426
He has strong religious faith91684
He is honest and trustworthy113466
He is a strong leader222574
He is intelligent8946
He will bring about needed change26909
He has clear stands on the issues113266

Compared to four years ago, is the country:
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
Safer from terrorism563268
Less safe from terrorism428515

How do you feel about the U.S. decision to go to war with Iraq?
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
Strongly approve281584
Somewhat approve263961
Somewhat disapprove167921
Strongly disapprove30927

How do you feel about the U.S. decision to go to war with Iraq?
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
Approve522773
Disapprove448812

How do you think things are going for the U.S. in Iraq now?
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
Very well81090
Somewhat well372475
Somewhat badly237128
Very badly31918

How do you think things are going for the U.S. in Iraq now?
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
Very / Somewhat well442178
Very / Somewhat badly528317

Who would you trust to handle the economy?
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
Only John Kerry39946
Only George W. Bush391387
Both of them94950
Neither of them126929

Who would you trust to handle the economy?
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
Only Kerry / Both478514
Only Bush / Neither492674

Who would you trust to handle the economy?
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
Only Bush / Both482080
Only Kerry / Neither528811

Compared to four years ago, is your family's financial situation:
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
Better today322872
Worse today308118
About the same375644

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
Only John Kerry31927
Only George W. Bush461683
Both of them127822
Neither of them108416

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
Only Kerry / Both428812
Only Bush / Neither542871

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
Only Bush / Both562970
Only Kerry / Neither409010

Population of area, five categories
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
Over 500 thousand68118
50 to 500 thousand196139
Suburbs395148
10 to 50 thousand95148
Rural265149

Population of area, three categories
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
City over 50 thousand266634
Suburbs395148
Small city and Rural355148

Geo Stratum Code
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
Milwaukee City166832
Milw Vicinity193961
South256139
Northeast174950
Northwest235742

In today's election for president, did you just vote for:
Category% TotalFeingoldMichels
John F. Kerry50918
George W. Bush491882
Ralph Nader0--


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