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4,162 Respondents Updated: 2:04 p.m.

VOTE BY GENDER
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Male (45%) 38% 59%
Female (55%) 47% 52%


VOTE BY RACE AND GENDER
TOTAL Democrat Republican
White Men (34%) 28% 70%
White Women (37%) 33% 66%
Non-White Men (12%) 68% 29%
Non-White Women (17%) 75% 24%


VOTE BY RACE
TOTAL Democrat Republican
White (70%) 31% 68%
African-American (19%) 90% 9%
Latino (9%) 41% 57%
Asian (1%) 54% 46%
Other (1%) 34% 56%


VOTE BY AGE
TOTAL Democrat Republican
18-29 (15%) 50% 49%
30-44 (28%) 42% 56%
45-59 (31%) 40% 59%
60 and Older (26%) 43% 56%


VOTE BY AGE
TOTAL Democrat Republican
18-64 (83%) 43% 56%
65 and Older (17%) 43% 55%


VOTE BY INCOME
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Under $15,000 (9%) 57% 43%
$15-30,000 (16%) 54% 42%
$30-50,000 (22%) 48% 51%
$50-75,000 (22%) 39% 60%
$75-100,000 (13%) 36% 62%
$100-150,000 (11%) 29% 71%
$150-200,000 (4%) 39% 61%
$200,000 or More (3%) 26% 73%


VOTE BY INCOME
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Less Than $50,000 (48%) 52% 46%
$50,000 or More (52%) 36% 64%


VOTE BY INCOME
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Less Than $100,000 (82%) 46% 52%
$100,000 or More (18%) 31% 69%


ANYONE IN HOUSEHOLD IN A UNION?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Yes (13%) 58% 41%
No (87%) 41% 58%


ARE YOU A UNION MEMBER?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Yes (6%) 62% 38%
No (94%) 41% 57%


DO YOU WORK FULL-TIME?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Yes (60%) 42% 57%
No (40%) 44% 54%


ARE YOU A WORKING WOMAN?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Yes (28%) 48% 51%
No (72%) 42% 56%


VOTE BY EDUCATION
TOTAL Democrat Republican
No High School (5%) 40% 55%
H.S. Graduate (23%) 47% 52%
Some College (32%) 42% 56%
College Graduate (26%) 38% 60%
Postgrad Study (14%) 46% 54%


VOTE BY EDUCATION
TOTAL Democrat Republican
No College Degree (60%) 44% 55%
College Graduate (40%) 41% 58%


VOTE BY PARTY ID
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Democrat (36%) 89% 10%
Republican (43%) 4% 95%
Independent (21%) 42% 54%


VOTE BY IDEOLOGY
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Liberal (17%) 77% 22%
Moderate (42%) 54% 44%
Conservative (41%) 16% 83%


HAVE YOU EVER VOTED BEFORE?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
No (10%) 46% 53%
Yes (90%) 42% 56%


VOTE BY RELIGION
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Protestant (67%) 38% 61%
Catholic (17%) 37% 62%
Jewish (2%) 77% 23%
Other (6%) 65% 33%
None (7%) 62% 36%


ARE YOU A WHITE CONSERVATIVE PROTESTANT?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Yes (23%) 9% 91%
No (77%) 53% 45%


WHITE EVANGELICAL/BORN-AGAIN?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Yes (33%) 23% 76%
No (67%) 53% 46%


VOTE BY CHURCH ATTENDANCE
TOTAL Democrat Republican
More Than Weekly (24%) 36% 63%
Weekly (27%) 40% 59%
Monthly (15%) 46% 54%
A Few Times a Year (21%) 46% 52%
Never (11%) 51% 48%


VOTE BY CHURCH ATTENDANCE
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Weekly (50%) 38% 61%
Occasionally (35%) 46% 53%
Never (10%) 51% 48%


VOTE BY RELIGION AND ATTENDANCE
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Protestant/Weekly (22%) 26% 73%
Prot./Less Often (15%) 38% 61%
Catholic/Weekly (8%) 35% 64%
Catholic/Less Often (8%) 39% 60%
All Others (43%) 55% 44%


HAVE YOU EVER SERVED IN THE MILITARY?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Yes (19%) 39% 59%
No (81%) 44% 55%


ARE YOU MARRIED?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Yes (65%) 37% 62%
No (35%) 53% 45%


ARE YOU MARRIED WITH CHILDREN?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Yes (29%) 37% 62%
No (71%) 45% 53%


DO YOU HAVE CHILDREN UNDER 18?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Yes (37%) 42% 56%
No (63%) 43% 56%


ARE YOU GAY, LESBIAN OR BISEXUAL?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Yes (3%) 73% 24%
No (97%) 42% 57%


GUN OWNER IN HOUSEHOLD?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Yes (48%) 31% 68%
No (52%) 54% 45%


WHEN DID YOU DECIDE WHO TO VOTE FOR?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Today (5%) 66% 29%
Last Three Days (3%) 42% 57%
Last Week (2%) 45% 55%
Last Month (9%) 60% 37%
Before That (81%) 41% 58%


WHEN DID YOU DECIDE WHO TO VOTE FOR?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Today/Last 3 Days (7%) 57% 39%
Earlier Than That (93%) 43% 56%


WHEN DID YOU DECIDE WHO TO VOTE FOR?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Within the Last Week (9%) 54% 43%
Earlier Than That (91%) 43% 56%


MOST IMPORTANT ISSUE
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Taxes (4%) 28% 70%
Education (4%) 64% 36%
Iraq (12%) 61% 36%
Terrorism (21%) 16% 82%
Economy/Jobs (20%) 77% 21%
Moral Values (24%) 16% 84%
Health Care (9%) 73% 26%


HOW BUSH IS HANDLING HIS JOB
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Strongly Approve (43%) 7% 93%
Somewhat Approve (17%) 26% 71%
Somewhat Disapprove (10%) 76% 23%
Strongly Disapprove (29%) 93% 5%


HOW BUSH IS HANDLING HIS JOB
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Approve (60%) 12% 87%
Disapprove (39%) 89% 10%


MOST IMPORTANT QUALITY
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Cares About People (9%) 74% 25%
Religious Faith (10%) 18% 82%
Honest/Trustworthy (12%) 23% 75%
Strong Leader (18%) 17% 82%
Intelligent (5%) 73% 26%
Will Bring Change (20%) 87% 12%
Clear Stand on Issue (21%) 22% 77%


COMPARED TO FOUR YEARS AGO, U.S. IS...
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Safer From Terrorism (61%) 20% 79%
Less Safe (36%) 80% 18%


DECISION TO GO TO WAR IN IRAQ
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Strongly Approve (38%) 8% 92%
Somewhat Approve (21%) 29% 71%
Somewhat Disapprove (14%) 68% 29%
Strongly Disapprove (26%) 90% 8%


DECISION TO GO TO WAR IN IRAQ
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Approve (57%) 15% 84%
Disapprove (39%) 82% 15%


HOW THINGS ARE GOING FOR U.S. IN IRAQ
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Very Well (14%) 7% 92%
Somewhat Well (40%) 15% 85%
Somewhat Badly (18%) 61% 37%
Very Badly (28%) 89% 9%


HOW ARE THINGS GOING FOR U.S. IN IRAQ?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Well (52%) 13% 87%
Badly (45%) 78% 20%


FAMILY'S FINANCIAL SITUATION
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Better (36%) 16% 84%
Worse (27%) 77% 21%
Same (36%) 44% 55%


VOTE IF ONLY BUSH AND KERRY WERE RUNNING
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Kerry (40%) 91% 8%
Bush (59%) 10% 90%
Would Not Have Voted (1%) 36% 38%


YOUR VOTE FOR PRESIDENT WAS MOSTLY...
TOTAL Democrat Republican
For Your Candidate (73%) 36% 63%
Against His Opponent (22%) 66% 31%


OPINION OF BUSH ADMINISTRATION
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Angry (17%) 88% 10%
Dissatisfied (24%) 80% 18%
Satisfied (29%) 22% 77%
Enthusiastic (28%) 4% 96%


DID KERRY ATTACK UNFAIRLY?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Yes (67%) 33% 65%
No (28%) 68% 32%


DID BUSH ATTACK UNFAIRLY?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Yes (54%) 57% 41%
No (41%) 26% 74%


IS IRAQ WAR PART OF WAR ON TERRORISM?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Yes (61%) 21% 78%
No (36%) 79% 20%


WERE YOU CONTACTED BY KERRY CAMPAIGN?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Yes (21%) 63% 36%
No (79%) 38% 60%


WERE YOU CONTACTED BY BUSH CAMPAIGN?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Yes (22%) 28% 70%
No (78%) 48% 51%


KERRY MOSTLY SAYS WHAT...
TOTAL Democrat Republican
He Believes (35%) 86% 14%
People Want to Hear (60%) 18% 81%


BUSH PAYS MORE ATTENTION TO...
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Ordinary Americans (49%) 11% 88%
Large Corporations (46%) 78% 19%


AVAILABILITY AND COST OF HEALTH CARE
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Very Concerned (70%) 52% 47%
Somewhat Concerned (22%) 27% 72%
Not Very Concerned (5%) 6% 94%
Not at All Concerned (2%) * *


ABORTION SHOULD BE...
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Always Legal (15%) 68% 30%
Mostly Legal (30%) 59% 39%
Mostly Illegal (31%) 25% 74%
Always Illegal (20%) 26% 73%


WILL VOTES BE COUNTED ACCURATELY?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Very Confident (51%) 31% 68%
Somewhat Confident (37%) 50% 48%
Not Very Confident (9%) 73% 24%
Not At All Confident (3%) * *


WILL VOTES BE COUNTED ACCURATELY?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Confident (84%) 39% 60%
Not Confident (11%) 70% 28%


POLICY TOWARD SAME-SEX COUPLES
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Legally Marry (16%) 77% 22%
Civil Unions (32%) 43% 57%
No Legal Recognition (49%) 31% 67%


PRESIDENTIAL VOTE IN 2000
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Did Not Vote (17%) 48% 51%
Gore (32%) 85% 13%
Bush (49%) 11% 88%
Other (3%) 78% 19%


NATIONAL ECONOMY
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Excellent (5%) 13% 86%
Good (47%) 17% 83%
Not Good (32%) 67% 29%
Poor (15%) 89% 8%


NATIONAL ECONOMY
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Excellent or Good (53%) 16% 83%
Not Good or Poor (47%) 74% 22%


TRUST KERRY TO HANDLE THE ECONOMY?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Yes (43%) 82% 16%
No (56%) 14% 84%


TRUST BUSH TO HANDLE THE ECONOMY?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Yes (55%) 13% 87%
No (45%) 81% 15%


TRUST KERRY TO HANDLE TERRORISM?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Yes (38%) 88% 10%
No (61%) 16% 83%


TRUST BUSH TO HANDLE TERRORISM?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Yes (64%) 18% 81%
No (35%) 89% 7%


IS U.S. GOING IN RIGHT DIRECTION?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Yes (55%) 15% 84%
No (43%) 79% 18%


OSAMA BIN LADEN VIDEOTAPE
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Very Important (37%) 58% 41%
Somewhat Important (22%) 41% 57%
Not Too Important (18%) 36% 64%
Not At All Important (22%) 30% 66%


OSAMA BIN LADEN VIDEOTAPE
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Important (59%) 51% 47%
Not Important (41%) 33% 65%


OPINION OF GEORGE W. BUSH
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Favorable (60%) 13% 86%
Unfavorable (39%) 87% 10%


OPINION OF JOHN KERRY
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Favorable (42%) 86% 11%
Unfavorable (56%) 11% 88%


GOVERNMENT DO MORE TO SOLVE PROBLEMS?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Yes (45%) 61% 37%
No (52%) 28% 70%


WORRIED ABOUT TERRORISM
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Very Worried (26%) 54% 45%
Somewhat Worried (50%) 37% 62%
Not Too Worried (18%) 44% 53%
Not At All Worried (6%) 44% 54%


WORRIED ABOUT TERRORISM?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Yes (73%) 42% 56%
No (23%) 44% 53%


JOB SITUATION IN YOUR AREA
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Better Today (26%) 13% 87%
Worse Today (40%) 73% 24%
About the Same (34%) 30% 68%


BUSH TAX CUTS WERE...
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Good for Economy (46%) 11% 88%
Bad for Economy (28%) 86% 11%
No Difference (24%) 55% 42%


IRAQ WAR MADE U.S. MORE SECURE?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Yes (54%) 16% 83%
No (44%) 75% 22%


HAS ANYONE IN HOUSEHOLD LOST A JOB?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Yes (30%) 63% 34%
No (70%) 34% 65%


HAVE YOU LOST A JOB?
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Yes (17%) 64% 32%
No (83%) 39% 60%


VOTE BY REGION
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Northeast (-) * *
Midwest (-) * *
South (100%) 43% 56%
West (-) * *


VOTE BY SIZE OF COMMUNITY
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Big Cities (9%) 39% 60%
Smaller Cities (30%) 44% 55%
Suburbs (33%) 42% 56%
Small Towns (12%) 52% 48%
Rural (17%) 39% 59%


VOTE BY SIZE OF COMMUNITY
TOTAL Democrat Republican
Urban (37%) 44% 55%
Suburban (32%) 43% 55%
Rural (30%) 45% 54%


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