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IL Rep Primary-President
Voter News Service Exit Poll            State:   Illinois
For Election Occurring 03/19/96         Contest: Rep Primary-President

Candidates (*/+ indicates VNS/CNN winner) Votes V% Del *DOLE = Robert Dole 519,859 65 59 BCHN = Patrick Buchanan 182,378 23 0 FORB = Steve Forbes 39,033 5 0 KEYS = Alan Keyes 29,633 4 0 Back to top
Results Recorded for 1,295 Respondents ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Exit Poll Question All < Vertical Pcts > < Horizontal Pcts > and Answer(s) Pct BCHN DOLE FORB KEYS BCHN DOLE FORB KEYS ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Vote by Gender Men 51 55 51 0 0 25 65 5 3 Women 49 45 49 0 0 21 66 5 4 Back to top
Vote By Age 18-29 10 11 10 0 0 25 62 7 3 30-44 35 38 33 0 0 25 61 6 4 45-59 28 29 28 0 0 24 65 4 3 60 or Over 27 22 30 0 0 18 72 4 3 Vote By Age 18-64 82 86 80 0 0 24 64 5 3 Over 64 18 14 20 0 0 18 72 4 5 Back to top
Vote By Income Under $15,000 6 8 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 $15-30,000 14 12 14 0 0 19 68 3 6 $30-50,000 26 28 27 0 0 24 69 3 2 $50-75,000 29 33 27 0 0 26 61 6 4 $75-100,000 10 11 9 0 0 25 56 7 6 Over $100,000 16 8 18 0 0 12 77 6 3 Back to top
Vote By Education No H.S. Degree 3 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 High School Graduate 23 29 23 0 0 29 65 4 2 Some College 27 27 25 0 0 24 62 6 3 College Graduate 27 23 28 0 0 20 68 5 4 Post-Graduate Degree 20 15 21 0 0 17 70 4 5 Vote By Education No College Degree 53 62 50 0 0 27 63 5 3 College Graduate 47 38 50 0 0 19 69 5 5 Back to top
Vote By Religion Protestant 41 37 42 0 0 21 67 5 5 Catholic 37 41 38 0 0 26 66 4 2 Other Christian 13 17 12 0 0 31 60 5 3 Jewish 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 Other 3 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 None 4 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 Back to top
Political Ideology Very Liberal 2 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 Somewhat Liberal 9 7 9 0 0 18 65 6 2 Moderate 38 29 41 0 0 18 71 5 2 Somewhat Conserv. 35 32 36 0 0 21 68 6 4 Very Conservative 15 29 11 0 0 44 47 3 6 Back to top
Party Identification Democrat 6 11 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 Republican 70 57 77 0 0 19 72 3 4 Independent 24 31 20 0 0 30 53 9 4 Back to top
1992 Presidential Vote Clinton 15 21 11 0 0 33 48 8 2 Bush 66 51 74 0 0 18 73 4 4 Perot 15 22 12 0 0 35 51 6 4 Other 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Did Not Vote 3 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 Back to top
Satisfied With GOP Candidates? Yes 48 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 No 47 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Back to top
Member of Religious Right Yes 25 38 20 0 0 35 52 5 6 No 69 56 74 0 0 19 70 5 3 Back to top
Abortion Ban in GOP Platform Favor 40 53 36 0 0 30 59 4 6 Oppose 54 42 58 0 0 18 71 6 2 Back to top
Dole Should Pick V.P. Who... Supports Abortion 27 20 28 0 0 18 69 5 2 Opposes Abortion 33 45 29 0 0 31 57 5 6 No Difference 34 29 38 0 0 19 72 5 2 Back to top
Who Should Dole Pick for V.P.? Powell 49 40 53 0 0 19 70 6 2 Edgar 39 44 38 0 0 26 63 3 5 Back to top
Can Dole Beat Clinton? Yes 59 41 70 0 0 16 78 2 3 No 34 53 23 0 0 36 44 9 4 Back to top
Presidential Vote in November Clinton (D) 12 15 7 0 0 28 38 12 6 Dole (R) 69 21 90 0 0 7 85 4 3 Buchanan (I) 15 58 1 0 0 88 6 3 2 Back to top
Does Dole Have New Ideas? Yes 43 18 57 0 0 10 86 2 1 No 52 77 39 0 0 34 49 7 5 Back to top
Is Buchanan Too Extreme? Yes 60 14 75 0 0 5 82 5 3 No 36 83 22 0 0 53 39 4 4 Back to top
Trade With Other Countries Creates Jobs 41 25 46 0 0 14 72 5 4 Loses Jobs 39 57 34 0 0 35 57 4 3 No Effect 14 10 14 0 0 17 69 7 3 Back to top
Americans' Standard of Living Will Rise 40 29 45 0 0 17 73 4 3 Will Fall 55 67 50 0 0 29 60 5 4 Back to top
Trust Government in Washington Always 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 Most of the Time 19 13 22 0 0 16 76 4 2 Some of the Time 67 67 67 0 0 23 64 5 4 Never 10 16 8 0 0 38 51 6 3 Back to top
Vote in GOP Senate Primary Gallagher 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 Kurzeja 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Kustra 43 22 51 0 0 12 78 5 2 Marshall 6 7 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 Salvi 47 67 41 0 0 33 57 4 5 Other 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Back to top
Which Issues Mattered Most? Immigration 5 12 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 Foreign Trade 4 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 Taxes 22 19 23 0 0 20 70 6 3 Education 7 5 7 0 0 17 69 6 1 Economy/Jobs 22 19 23 0 0 20 70 4 4 Budget Deficit 21 10 26 0 0 10 81 5 2 Abortion 9 19 5 0 0 47 35 2 13 Back to top
Which Quality Mattered Most? Vision for Future 9 8 7 0 0 22 52 14 8 Stand Up for Beliefs 23 41 16 0 0 41 47 6 3 Can Beat Clinton 12 3 16 0 0 6 89 2 2 Conservative Values 21 33 19 0 0 35 57 2 6 Not a Politician 3 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Experience in D.C. 19 3 28 0 0 3 95 1 1 Not Too Extreme 7 2 9 0 0 7 78 0 4 Back to top
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