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2,400 Respondents Updated: 2:05 p.m.

VOTE BY GENDER
TOTAL Grassley Small
Male (46%) 69% 28%
Female (54%) 71% 28%


VOTE BY RACE AND GENDER
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White Men (44%) 70% 27%
White Women (52%) 72% 27%
Non-White Men (2%) * *
Non-White Women (2%) * *


VOTE BY RACE
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White (97%) 71% 27%
African-American (1%) * *
Latino (1%) * *
Asian (0%) * *
Other (1%) * *


VOTE BY AGE
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18-29 (17%) 67% 29%
30-44 (26%) 74% 24%
45-59 (30%) 71% 28%
60 and Older (28%) 67% 32%


VOTE BY AGE
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18-64 (81%) 71% 27%
65 and Older (19%) 67% 32%


VOTE BY INCOME
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Under $15,000 (10%) 57% 39%
$15-30,000 (16%) 64% 33%
$30-50,000 (24%) 70% 28%
$50-75,000 (26%) 75% 23%
$75-100,000 (11%) 69% 29%
$100-150,000 (7%) 71% 29%
$150-200,000 (2%) * *
$200,000 or More (2%) 83% 17%


VOTE BY INCOME
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Less Than $50,000 (50%) 65% 32%
$50,000 or More (50%) 74% 25%


VOTE BY INCOME
TOTAL Grassley Small
Less Than $100,000 (88%) 69% 29%
$100,000 or More (12%) 74% 24%


VOTE BY EDUCATION
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No High School (3%) 55% 42%
H.S. Graduate (29%) 68% 31%
Some College (30%) 72% 26%
College Graduate (26%) 74% 22%
Postgrad Study (12%) 66% 32%


VOTE BY EDUCATION
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No College Degree (62%) 70% 29%
College Graduate (38%) 71% 26%


VOTE BY PARTY ID
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Democrat (34%) 38% 60%
Republican (36%) 96% 3%
Independent (30%) 72% 23%


VOTE BY IDEOLOGY
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Liberal (19%) 42% 55%
Moderate (45%) 66% 32%
Conservative (37%) 89% 9%


HAVE YOU EVER VOTED BEFORE?
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No (10%) 71% 26%
Yes (90%) 70% 28%


VOTE BY RELIGION
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Protestant (63%) 75% 24%
Catholic (23%) 70% 28%
Jewish (0%) * *
Other (4%) 39% 47%
None (9%) 52% 44%


ARE YOU A WHITE CONSERVATIVE PROTESTANT?
TOTAL Grassley Small
Yes (22%) 92% 7%
No (78%) 64% 34%


WHITE EVANGELICAL/BORN-AGAIN?
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Yes (33%) 79% 19%
No (67%) 66% 32%


VOTE BY CHURCH ATTENDANCE
TOTAL Grassley Small
More Than Weekly (12%) 77% 19%
Weekly (32%) 73% 25%
Monthly (16%) 72% 27%
A Few Times a Year (26%) 68% 31%
Never (12%) 56% 41%


VOTE BY CHURCH ATTENDANCE
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Weekly (43%) 74% 23%
Occasionally (41%) 69% 29%
Never (12%) 56% 41%


VOTE BY RELIGION AND ATTENDANCE
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Protestant/Weekly (21%) 78% 19%
Prot./Less Often (21%) 74% 26%
Catholic/Weekly (11%) 69% 28%
Catholic/Less Often (11%) 71% 28%
All Others (32%) 61% 35%


ARE YOU MARRIED?
TOTAL Grassley Small
Yes (67%) 72% 27%
No (33%) 66% 30%


WHEN DID YOU DECIDE WHO TO VOTE FOR?
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Today (6%) 77% 21%
Last Three Days (5%) 79% 21%
Last Week (3%) * *
Last Month (11%) 74% 25%
Before That (74%) 70% 27%


WHEN DID YOU DECIDE WHO TO VOTE FOR?
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Today/Last 3 Days (12%) 78% 21%
Earlier Than That (88%) 70% 27%


WHEN DID YOU DECIDE WHO TO VOTE FOR?
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Within the Last Week (14%) 77% 22%
Earlier Than That (86%) 70% 27%


YOUR VOTE FOR PRESIDENT WAS MOSTLY...
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For Your Candidate (68%) 75% 23%
Against His Opponent (27%) 59% 37%


STATE ECONOMY
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Excellent (4%) 83% 17%
Good (52%) 83% 15%
Not So Good (34%) 56% 41%
Poor (8%) 47% 49%


HOW BUSH IS HANDLING HIS JOB
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Strongly Approve (30%) 95% 5%
Somewhat Approve (24%) 87% 11%
Somewhat Disapprove (14%) 66% 32%
Strongly Disapprove (31%) 36% 60%


HOW BUSH IS HANDLING HIS JOB
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Approve (54%) 91% 8%
Disapprove (46%) 46% 51%


MOST IMPORTANT ISSUE
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Taxes (5%) 77% 21%
Education (4%) 69% 31%
Iraq (20%) 53% 43%
Terrorism (18%) 90% 9%
Economy/Jobs (20%) 55% 44%
Moral Values (22%) 87% 9%
Health Care (7%) 58% 42%


MOST IMPORTANT QUALITY
TOTAL Grassley Small
Cares About People (10%) 58% 39%
Religious Faith (10%) 94% 5%
Honest/Trustworthy (12%) 76% 22%
Strong Leader (21%) 89% 11%
Intelligent (6%) 42% 53%
Will Bring Change (25%) 48% 49%
Clear Stand on Issue (12%) 85% 13%


COMPARED TO FOUR YEARS AGO, U.S. IS...
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Safer From Terrorism (55%) 87% 11%
Less Safe (42%) 50% 48%


JOB SITUATION IN YOUR AREA
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Better Today (16%) 92% 7%
Worse Today (43%) 49% 47%
About the Same (41%) 84% 14%


DECISION TO GO TO WAR IN IRAQ
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Strongly Approve (26%) 94% 5%
Somewhat Approve (27%) 85% 14%
Somewhat Disapprove (18%) 60% 37%
Strongly Disapprove (27%) 40% 56%


DECISION TO GO TO WAR IN IRAQ
TOTAL Grassley Small
Approve (52%) 89% 10%
Disapprove (45%) 48% 48%


HOW THINGS ARE GOING FOR U.S. IN IRAQ
TOTAL Grassley Small
Very Well (8%) 93% 7%
Somewhat Well (38%) 92% 6%
Somewhat Badly (26%) 61% 36%
Very Badly (27%) 41% 56%


HOW ARE THINGS GOING FOR U.S. IN IRAQ?
TOTAL Grassley Small
Well (45%) 92% 7%
Badly (51%) 51% 46%


TRUST KERRY TO HANDLE THE ECONOMY?
TOTAL Grassley Small
Yes (47%) 49% 49%
No (49%) 91% 7%


TRUST BUSH TO HANDLE THE ECONOMY?
TOTAL Grassley Small
Yes (51%) 93% 6%
No (49%) 47% 49%


FAMILY'S FINANCIAL SITUATION
TOTAL Grassley Small
Better (29%) 87% 11%
Worse (29%) 50% 47%
Same (42%) 73% 25%


TRUST KERRY TO HANDLE TERRORISM?
TOTAL Grassley Small
Yes (43%) 47% 51%
No (54%) 89% 8%


TRUST BUSH TO HANDLE TERRORISM?
TOTAL Grassley Small
Yes (60%) 88% 10%
No (36%) 41% 55%


VOTE BY SIZE OF COMMUNITY
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Big Cities (-) * *
Smaller Cities (31%) 61% 36%
Suburbs (15%) 76% 22%
Small Towns (15%) 66% 30%
Rural (39%) 76% 23%


VOTE BY SIZE OF COMMUNITY
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Urban (29%) 65% 32%
Suburban (13%) 71% 28%
Rural (58%) 74% 23%


VOTE BY REGION
TOTAL Grassley Small
Central Iowa (28%) 71% 28%
Eastern Iowa (49%) 67% 31%
Western Iowa (23%) 76% 22%


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• Key: n/a = not available; * Represents a statistically insignificant number of respondents
• Exit polls are a survey of selected voters taken soon after they leave their voting place. Pollsters use this sample information, collected from a small percentage of voters, to track and project how all voters or specific segments of the voters sided on a particular race or ballot measure.
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