News Interest Index, October 2003

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VOTENOW3

(Percentages are weighted by WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted)

[ASK ONLY IF FORM=1] Suppose the 2004 presidential election were being held today, and the candidates were George W. Bush, the Republican and Hillary Clinton, the Democrat. Who would you vote for? [For a composite of VOTENOW3 and LEANNOW3, see variable named 'VOTE_LN3.']
  1) George W. Bush, the Republican
  2) Hillary Clinton, the Democrat
  3) Other candidate
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
George W. Bush, the Republican 51.7% 51.7%
Hillary Clinton, the Democrat 39.5% 91.2%
Other candidate 2.8% 94%
Don't know/Refused 6% 100%
Total N = 735

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
George W. Bush, the Republican 47.5% 52.8% 47.6% 55.6% 59.6% 48.8% 51.8%
Hillary Clinton, the Democrat 50.0% 36.9% 39.8% 39.6% 29.5% 40.8% 39.4%
Other candidate 1.2% 2.1% 4.5% 1.2% 4.2% 3.8% 2.9%
Don't know/Refused 1.2% 8.2% 8.2% 3.6% 6.6% 6.6% 6.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
725


Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

More than once a week Once a week Once or twice a month A few times a year Seldom Never TOTAL
George W. Bush, the Republican 73.5% 53.3% 48.2% 48.7% 48.2% 32.8% 51.7%
Hillary Clinton, the Democrat 19.5% 37.0% 46.8% 39.8% 44.0% 55.2% 39.5%
Other candidate 2.7% 3.3% 2.7% 3.8% 0.0% 4.0% 2.8%
Don't know/Refused 4.3% 6.3% 2.3% 7.6% 7.8% 8.0% 6.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
726


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school graduate High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) Some college, no 4-year degree (or technical or vocational school) College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., toward a Master's Degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school) TOTAL
George W. Bush, the Republican 38.4% 51.6% 53.6% 61.5% 48.1% 51.6%
Hillary Clinton, the Democrat 54.2% 39.9% 36.9% 29.6% 42.3% 39.5%
Other candidate 0.0% 3.1% 2.2% 4.4% 6.7% 2.9%
Don't know/Refused 7.4% 5.5% 7.4% 4.4% 2.9% 5.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
732


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
George W. Bush, the Republican 58.7% 45.2% 51.6%
Hillary Clinton, the Democrat 34.0% 44.3% 39.4%
Other candidate 2.4% 3.3% 2.9%
Don't know/Refused 4.8% 7.1% 6.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
735


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
George W. Bush, the Republican 90.1% 18.5% 46.7% 51.3%
Hillary Clinton, the Democrat 6.3% 75.4% 41.3% 41.4%
Other candidate 0.8% 2.3% 4.2% 2.4%
Don't know/Refused 2.9% 3.8% 7.8% 4.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
676


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
George W. Bush, the Republican 60.5% 11.4% 35.9% 51.5%
Hillary Clinton, the Democrat 31.2% 82.9% 50.0% 39.6%
Other candidate 2.7% 2.1% 4.5% 2.9%
Don't know/Refused 5.6% 3.6% 9.6% 6.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
731



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