News Interest Index, October 2003

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LEANNOW5

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

[ASK ONLY IF VOTENOW5= 3 OR 9] As of today, do you lean more to George W. Bush, the Republican or John Kerry, the Democrat? [For a composite of VOTENOW5 and LEANNOW5, see variable named 'VOTE_LN5.']
  1) George W. Bush, the Republican
  2) John Kerry, the Democrat
  3) Other candidate
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
George W. Bush, the Republican 16.8% 16.8%
John Kerry, the Democrat 14.1% 30.9%
Other candidate 17.4% 48.3%
Don't know/Refused 51.7% 100%
Total N = 82

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
George W. Bush, the Republican 20.8% 25.0% 20.0% 26.3% 0.0% 3.1% 17.0%
John Kerry, the Democrat 0.0% 12.5% 20.0% 31.6% 12.5% 9.4% 14.3%
Other candidate 16.7% 4.2% 12.5% 10.5% 37.5% 34.4% 17.7%
Don't know/Refused 62.5% 58.3% 47.5% 31.6% 50.0% 53.1% 51.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
80


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 9.1% 26.3% 9.5% 12.5% 17.4% 26.3% 17.7%
John Kerry, the Democrat 13.6% 13.2% 19.0% 12.5% 13.0% 15.8% 14.3%
Other candidate 9.1% 18.4% 23.8% 16.7% 21.7% 21.1% 18.4%
Don't know/Refused 68.2% 42.1% 47.6% 58.3% 47.8% 36.8% 49.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
78


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 13.8% 13.3% 20.9% 23.8% 9.1% 16.8%
John Kerry, the Democrat 0.0% 15.6% 16.3% 23.8% 9.1% 13.4%
Other candidate 20.7% 4.4% 25.6% 28.6% 9.1% 17.4%
Don't know/Refused 65.5% 66.7% 37.2% 23.8% 72.7% 52.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
82


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
George W. Bush, the Republican 24.5% 13.0% 16.8%
John Kerry, the Democrat 6.1% 18.0% 14.1%
Other candidate 18.4% 16.0% 16.8%
Don't know/Refused 51.0% 53.0% 52.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
82


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
George W. Bush, the Republican 33.3% 9.3% 14.3% 13.9%
John Kerry, the Democrat 0.0% 30.2% 10.0% 16.4%
Other candidate 33.3% 4.7% 24.3% 18.0%
Don't know/Refused 33.3% 55.8% 51.4% 51.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
65


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
George W. Bush, the Republican 20.5% 0.0% 20.0% 17.7%
John Kerry, the Democrat 15.9% 10.5% 12.5% 14.3%
Other candidate 20.5% 15.8% 12.5% 17.7%
Don't know/Refused 43.2% 73.7% 55.0% 50.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
80



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