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Alabama Exit Poll Results: Presidential Election


Nov. 2, 2004

Highlights of an exit poll in the Alabama election Tuesday for president. Survey conducted for The Associated Press and television networks by Edison Media Research/Mitofsky International among 736 voters statewide. Sampling error margin plus or minus 5 percentage points for overall sample, larger for subgroups. Data as of 12:43 a.m. Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding or because some respondents skipped a question; dashes indicate insufficient data for statistical reliability. Percentages are not final and are subject to minor change.

Candidate list:
Kery = John F. Kerry (Dem)
Bush = George W. Bush (Rep)
Nadr = Ralph Nader (Ind)

ALL Kery Bush Nadr
Are you:
Male4630690
Female5443571
Are you:
White7319800
Black259161
Hispanic/Latino1---
Asian1---
Other0---
AGE (60 and over)
18-291841570
30-442840581
45-592937620
60 or over243070-
2003 total family income:
Under $15,000105842-
$15,000-$29,9992347521
$30,000-$49,9993046520
$50,000-$74,999212278-
$75,000-$99,99982278-
$100,000-$149,9995---
$150,000-$199,9991---
$200,000 or more1---
No matter how you voted today, do you usually think of yourself as a:
Democrat349270
Republican48199-
Independent or something else1829661
On most political matters, do you consider yourself:
Liberal1572271
Moderate4044530
Conservative4419810
Religion, combined Protestant and other Christian.
Protestant/Other Christian8231680
Catholic8---
Jewish0---
Something else6---
None5---
When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential election?
Just today4---
In the last three days4---
Sometime last week3---
During the last month1253430
Before that7833670
Was your vote for president mainly:
For your candidate7530690
Against his opponent2154451
How do you feel about the U.S. decision to go to war with Iraq?
Strongly approve37397-
Somewhat approve2320790
Somewhat disapprove146236-
Strongly disapprove239361
Compared to four years ago, is your family's financial situation:
Better today391090-
Worse today2182180
About the same3639601


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