News Interest Index, October 2003

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LEANNOW6

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

[ASK ONLY IF VOTENOW6= 3 OR 9] As of today, do you lean more to George W. Bush, the Republican or Dick Gephardt, the Democrat? [For a composite of VOTENOW6 and LEANNOW6, see variable named 'VOTE_LN6.']
  1) George W. Bush, the Republican
  2) Dick Gephardt, the Democrat
  3) Other candidate
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
George W. Bush, the Republican 6.3% 6.3%
Dick Gephardt, the Democrat 26.3% 32.6%
Other candidate 18.1% 50.7%
Don't know/Refused 49.4% 100.1%
Total N = 88

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
George W. Bush, the Republican 0.0% 8.6% 3.1% 0.0% 11.8% 10.0% 6.3%
Dick Gephardt, the Democrat 11.8% 25.7% 18.8% 38.9% 52.9% 27.5% 27.7%
Other candidate 0.0% 2.9% 28.1% 27.8% 17.6% 25.0% 17.6%
Don't know/Refused 88.2% 62.9% 50.0% 33.3% 17.6% 37.5% 48.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
86


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 5.9% 11.4% 18.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 6.5%
Dick Gephardt, the Democrat 5.9% 40.9% 18.2% 28.1% 32.0% 15.4% 27.5%
Other candidate 0.0% 22.7% 22.7% 21.9% 28.0% 0.0% 19.0%
Don't know/Refused 88.2% 25.0% 40.9% 50.0% 40.0% 84.6% 47.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
84


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 0.0% 17.3% 2.3% 0.0% 0.0% 6.3%
Dick Gephardt, the Democrat 35.7% 9.6% 36.4% 33.3% 26.7% 26.3%
Other candidate 21.4% 7.7% 18.2% 42.9% 13.3% 18.1%
Don't know/Refused 42.9% 65.4% 43.2% 23.8% 60.0% 49.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
88


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
George W. Bush, the Republican 11.7% 3.0% 6.3%
Dick Gephardt, the Democrat 20.0% 30.0% 26.3%
Other candidate 15.0% 20.0% 18.1%
Don't know/Refused 53.3% 47.0% 49.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
88


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
George W. Bush, the Republican 25.0% 10.2% 0.0% 6.2%
Dick Gephardt, the Democrat 0.0% 45.8% 17.7% 29.5%
Other candidate 37.5% 13.6% 22.6% 19.4%
Don't know/Refused 37.5% 30.5% 59.7% 45.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
69


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
George W. Bush, the Republican 3.0% 8.7% 15.2% 6.4%
Dick Gephardt, the Democrat 30.7% 17.4% 24.2% 27.4%
Other candidate 21.8% 21.7% 3.0% 17.8%
Don't know/Refused 44.6% 52.2% 57.6% 48.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
86



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