2004 National Election Day
Exit Poll

All Voters
(Updated March 8th 2005)

(Numbers in Percents)

Language of survey
English 82.9
Spanish 17.1

For whom did you vote in the Presidential race?
George W. Bush/Dick Cheney 33.6
John Kerry/John Edwards 65.0
Ralph Nader/Peter Camejo 1.3
Other .2

For whom did you vote in your Congressional District race?
Democratic Candidate 70.3
Republican Candidate 28.1
Other 1.6

Which one issue mattered most in deciding how you voted for president?
Abortion 9.0
Bilingual Education 3.5
Crime/Drugs 1.8
Economy/Jobs 22.2
Iraq War 20.6
Gun Control .8
The Environment .4
Health Care 8.0
Immigration Policy 2.8
Public Education 3.4
War on Terrorism 9.5
Taxes 1.5
Same Sex Marriage 2.0
Other 3.5
Multiple Responses 10.9

Do you favor keeping a large number of U.S. troops in Iraq until there is a stable government there OR bringing most of our troops home in the next year?
Wait for Stable Government 32.7
Bring Home Next Year 50.9
Unsure 16.4

How would you characterize your political affiliation?Are you a:
Democrat 54.4
Republican 25.8
Green 1.1
Other Party .5
Independent 12.1
None of the above 6.1

In what category do you see your political views closest to:
Liberal 26.1
Moderate 40.7
Conservative 24.8
Other 8.4

Which of the following media sources most influenced for whom you voted in the 2004 Presidential campaign?
Spanish language newspapers 5.7
English language nespapers 13.3
Spanish language radio 3.6
English language radio 5.3
Spanish language TV 12.8
English language TV 35.0
Spanish language Internet 1.7
English language Internet 1.7
None influenced 19.0
Multiple Responses 1.9

Is this the first time you have voted?
Yes 22.2
No 77.8

When did you first register to vote?
During or before 2000 73.7
During 2001/2002 12.3
During 2003/2004 13.9

In what country were you born?
US 64.4
Mexico 21.5
Puerto Rico 3.3
Cuba 3.6
Central America 5.0
South America 1.2
Other Caribbean .3
Other .7

If not born in the U.S., when did you become a cititzen?
During or before 2000 84.6
During 2001/2002 10.1
During 2003/2004 5.3

Do you or any member of your household belong to a labor union or a teacher's organization?
I belong 13.5
I donot, but someone in my household does 17.0
No one in my household belongs 69.5

What is your religious affiliation?
Catholic 65.6
Protestant 10.3
Jewish 1.9
Muslim 1.9
Other 10.6
No religious affiliation 9.6

Gender
Male 52.3
Female 47.7
Total 100.0

What is your ancestry?
Mexican-American/Mexican/Chicano 60.1
Puerto Rican/Boricua 4.8
Cuban/Cuban-American 6.0
Central American 8.1
South American 1.2
Caribbean .8
Latino or Hispanic 19.0

What age group best describes you:
18-24 19.4
25-29 10.8
30-34 12.6
35-39 11.6
40-44 10.4
45-49 9.5
50-54 10.0
55-59 5.2
60-64 4.5
65 or older 6.0

What is the highest grade in school you completed?
Some high school or less 15.4
High school graduate or equivalent 26.5
Some college/vocational 35.2
College graduate 15.6
Graduate education or higher 7.2

If you added together your entire household's income, would it be:
Under $10,000 9.8
$10,001-$20,000 15.0
$20,001-$30,000 18.5
$30,001-$40,000 12.0
$40,000-$50,000 15.2
$50,001-$60,000 12.0
$60,001-$70,000 5.7
$70,001-$100,000 7.6
Over $100,000 4.1

Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way things are going in the United States at this time?
Satisfied 24.9
Dissatisfied 53.3
Unsure 21.8

Naturalized Citizen
Naturalized Citizen 46.9
Native Born Citizen 53.1

Foreign or Native Born
Native Born 67.7
Foreign Born 32.3

Foreign or Native Born
Non Cuban Hispanic/Latino 75.0
Cuban 6.0
Latino or Hispanic 19.0

Union Membership
I belong or someone in my houeshold belongs 30.5
No one belongs 69.5

Media Sources
Spanish media sources 30.2
English media sources 69.8

Bush/Kerry Voters
Bush Voters 34.6
Kerry Voters 65.4
 
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