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Vote by Gender All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
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Men 48 % 42 % 53 % 0 % 3 %
Women 52 % 54 % 43 % 0 % 2 %

Race by Sex All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
White Males 48 % 36 % 60 % 0 % 3 %
White Females 52 % 48 % 49 % 0 % 2 %

Vote by Race All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
White 81 % 42 % 54 % 0 % 3 %
African-American 10 % 90 % 9 % 0 % 1 %
Hispanic 7 % 62 % 35 % 1 % 2 %
Asian 2 % 55 % 41 % 1 % 3 %
Other 1 % 55 % 39 % 0 % 4 %

Vote by Age All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
18-29 17 % 48 % 46 % 1 % 5 %
30-44 33 % 48 % 49 % 0 % 2 %
45-59 28 % 48 % 49 % 1 % 2 %
60 or Older 22 % 51 % 47 % 0 % 2 %

Vote by Age All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
18-64 86 % 48 % 48 % 0 % 3 %
65 and Older 14 % 50 % 47 % 0 % 2 %

Vote by Education All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
No H.S. Degree 5 % 59 % 39 % 1 % 1 %
High School Graduate 21 % 48 % 49 % 1 % 1 %
Some College 32 % 45 % 51 % 0 % 3 %
College Graduate 24 % 45 % 51 % 0 % 3 %
Post-Graduate Degree 18 % 52 % 44 % 0 % 3 %

Vote by College Education All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
College Educated 58 % 47 % 49 % 1 % 2 %
No College 42 % 48 % 48 % 0 % 3 %

Vote by Income All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Under $15,000 7 % 57 % 37 % 1 % 4 %
$15-30,000 16 % 54 % 41 % 1 % 3 %
$30-50,000 24 % 49 % 48 % 0 % 2 %
$50-75,000 25 % 46 % 51 % 0 % 2 %
$75-100,000 13 % 45 % 52 % 0 % 2 %
Over $100,000 15 % 43 % 54 % 0 % 2 %

Are You Married? All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Yes 65 % 44 % 53 % 1 % 2 %
No 35 % 57 % 38 % 0 % 4 %

Do You Have Children Under 18? All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Yes 39 % 45 % 52 % 0 % 2 %
No 61 % 50 % 46 % 1 % 3 %

Married and Have Children? All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Yes 31 % 41 % 56 % 0 % 2 %
No 69 % 51 % 44 % 1 % 3 %

Do You Work Full-Time? All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Yes 67 % 49 % 48 % 0 % 2 %
No 33 % 47 % 48 % 1 % 3 %

Are You a Working Woman? All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Yes 31 % 58 % 39 % 0 % 2 %
No 69 % 44 % 52 % 1 % 3 %

Party Identification All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Democrat 39 % 86 % 11 % 0 % 2 %
Republican 35 % 8 % 91 % 0 % 1 %
Independent 27 % 45 % 47 % 1 % 6 %

Union Member in Household? All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Yes 26 % 59 % 37 % 1 % 3 %
No 74 % 44 % 52 % 0 % 2 %

Are You a Union Member? All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Yes 16 % 62 % 34 % 1 % 3 %
No 10 % 54 % 41 % 1 % 3 %
No 74 % 44 % 52 % 0 % 2 %

Vote by Class All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Upper Class 4 % 56 % 39 % 0 % 3 %
Upper-Middle 27 % 43 % 54 % 0 % 3 %
Middle Class 46 % 48 % 49 % 0 % 2 %
Working Class 18 % 51 % 46 % 0 % 3 %
Lower Class 2 % 0 % 0 % 0 % 0 %

Vote by Ideology All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Liberal 20 % 80 % 13 % 1 % 6 %
Moderate 50 % 52 % 44 % 0 % 2 %
Conservative 29 % 17 % 81 % 0 % 1 %

First-Time Voter? All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Yes 9 % 52 % 43 % 1 % 4 %
No 91 % 48 % 48 % 0 % 2 %

Are You Gay or Lesbian All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Yes 4 % 70 % 25 % 0 % 4 %
No 96 % 47 % 50 % 0 % 3 %

1996 Presidential Vote All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Clinton 46 % 82 % 15 % 1 % 2 %
Dole 31 % 7 % 91 % 0 % 1 %
Perot 6 % 27 % 64 % 1 % 7 %
Other 2 % 26 % 52 % 1 % 15 %
Did Not Vote 13 % 44 % 52 % 0 % 3 %

Regular User of Internet All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Yes 64 % 47 % 49 % 1 % 3 %
No 36 % 51 % 46 % 1 % 2 %

Get Political News on Internet All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Yes 30 % 47 % 48 % 1 % 3 %
No 70 % 49 % 47 % 0 % 3 %

Gun Owner in Household? All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Yes 48 % 36 % 61 % 0 % 2 %
No 52 % 58 % 39 % 0 % 3 %

When Did You Decide Your Vote? All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Last Three Days 11 % 48 % 46 % 0 % 5 %
Last Week 6 % 48 % 44 % 1 % 5 %
Last Month 13 % 49 % 45 % 1 % 5 %
Before That 69 % 48 % 50 % 0 % 1 %

When Did You Decide Your Vote? All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
In Last Week 17 % 48 % 45 % 0 % 5 %
Before Then 82 % 48 % 50 % 0 % 2 %

Vote by Religion All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Protestant 54 % 42 % 56 % 0 % 2 %
Catholic 26 % 50 % 47 % 1 % 2 %
Jewish 4 % 79 % 19 % 0 % 1 %
Other 6 % 62 % 28 % 1 % 7 %
None 9 % 61 % 30 % 0 % 7 %

Religion - Whites Only All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Protestant 56 % 34 % 63 % 1 % 2 %
Catholic 25 % 45 % 52 % 0 % 2 %
Jewish 4 % 80 % 17 % 0 % 1 %
Other 5 % 53 % 35 % 0 % 8 %
None 9 % 57 % 33 % 1 % 8 %

Attend Religious Services All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
More Than Weekly 14 % 36 % 63 % 0 % 1 %
Weekly 28 % 40 % 57 % 0 % 2 %
Monthly 14 % 51 % 46 % 1 % 2 %
Seldom 28 % 54 % 42 % 0 % 3 %
Never 14 % 61 % 32 % 1 % 6 %

White Religious Right? All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Yes 14 % 18 % 80 % 1 % 1 %
No 83 % 54 % 42 % 0 % 3 %

Abortion Should Be... All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Always Legal 23 % 70 % 25 % 0 % 4 %
Mostly Legal 33 % 58 % 38 % 0 % 3 %
Mostly Illegal 27 % 29 % 69 % 0 % 1 %
Always Illegal 13 % 22 % 74 % 2 % 1 %

Lieberman Religion Make Him All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Better V.P. 17 % 61 % 36 % 1 % 1 %
Worse V.P. 8 % 22 % 72 % 0 % 5 %
No Effect 72 % 49 % 47 % 0 % 3 %

Which Issue Mattered Most? All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
World Affairs 12 % 40 % 54 % 1 % 4 %
Medicare/Rx Drugs 7 % 60 % 39 % 0 % 1 %
Health Care 8 % 64 % 33 % 0 % 3 %
Economy/Jobs 18 % 59 % 37 % 0 % 2 %
Taxes 14 % 17 % 80 % 0 % 2 %
Education 15 % 52 % 44 % 0 % 3 %
Social Security 14 % 58 % 40 % 1 % 1 %

Which Quality Mattered Most? All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Understands Issues 13 % 75 % 19 % 0 % 4 %
Honest/Trustworthy 24 % 15 % 80 % 1 % 3 %
Cares About People 12 % 63 % 31 % 1 % 5 %
Has Experience 15 % 82 % 17 % 0 % 1 %
Likeable 2 % 38 % 59 % 0 % 2 %
Strong Leader 14 % 34 % 64 % 0 % 1 %
Good Judgment 13 % 48 % 50 % 0 % 1 %

Which Is More Important? All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Issues 62 % 55 % 40 % 1 % 3 %
Qualities 35 % 35 % 62 % 0 % 2 %

Who Would Say Anything? All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Only Gore 33 % 15 % 83 % 0 % 1 %
Only Bush 17 % 83 % 16 % 0 % 2 %
Both 41 % 57 % 38 % 0 % 4 %
Neither 7 % 57 % 39 % 0 % 2 %

Would Gore Say Anything? All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Yes 74 % 39 % 58 % 0 % 2 %
No 24 % 75 % 23 % 0 % 2 %

Would Bush Say Anything? All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Yes 58 % 64 % 32 % 0 % 3 %
No 40 % 23 % 76 % 0 % 1 %

Has Knowledge to be President? All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Only Gore 37 % 92 % 5 % 0 % 2 %
Only Bush 24 % 4 % 95 % 0 % 0 %
Both 30 % 27 % 71 % 0 % 2 %
Neither 7 % 40 % 45 % 2 % 11 %

Does Gore Know Enough? All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Yes 67 % 63 % 34 % 0 % 2 %
No 30 % 12 % 84 % 0 % 3 %

Does Bush Know Enough? All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Yes 54 % 17 % 81 % 0 % 1 %
No 44 % 84 % 11 % 0 % 4 %

Gore Position on Issues` All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Too Liberal 43 % 7 % 91 % 0 % 1 %
Too Conservative 9 % 45 % 42 % 0 % 10 %
About Right 44 % 89 % 9 % 0 % 2 %

Bush's Position on Issues All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Too Liberal 13 % 81 % 15 % 1 % 3 %
Too Conservative 34 % 83 % 11 % 0 % 5 %
About Right 47 % 10 % 89 % 0 % 1 %

Gore Honest and Trustworthy All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Yes 52 % 81 % 16 % 0 % 2 %
No 45 % 11 % 84 % 1 % 3 %

Bush Honest and Trustworthy All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Yes 55 % 25 % 73 % 0 % 1 %
No 40 % 79 % 14 % 1 % 5 %

Reservations About Your Vote? All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Yes 55 % 46 % 51 % 0 % 2 %
No 43 % 50 % 47 % 0 % 2 %

Opinion if Gore Wins All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Excited 17 % 94 % 6 % 0 % 1 %
Optimistic 31 % 82 % 14 % 0 % 3 %
Concerned 27 % 22 % 74 % 0 % 3 %
Scared 23 % 4 % 94 % 1 % 1 %

Opinion if Bush Wins All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Excited 21 % 4 % 95 % 0 % 1 %
Optimistic 29 % 11 % 87 % 0 % 1 %
Concerned 21 % 82 % 13 % 0 % 4 %
Scared 26 % 94 % 1 % 1 % 3 %

Who Can Handle World Crisis? All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Only Gore 35 % 92 % 5 % 1 % 2 %
Only Bush 27 % 5 % 93 % 0 % 1 %
Both 29 % 40 % 57 % 0 % 2 %
Neither 7 % 35 % 48 % 2 % 12 %

Can Gore Handle World Crisis? All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Yes 64 % 69 % 28 % 1 % 2 %
No 34 % 11 % 84 % 1 % 3 %

Can Bush Handle World Crisis? All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Yes 55 % 23 % 75 % 0 % 1 %
No 42 % 83 % 12 % 1 % 4 %

Shares My View of Government All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Only Gore 29 % 95 % 4 % 0 % 1 %
Only Bush 33 % 4 % 95 % 0 % 1 %
Both 17 % 50 % 48 % 0 % 2 %
Neither 18 % 52 % 37 % 1 % 8 %

Gore's View of Government All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Agrees With Mine 46 % 78 % 20 % 0 % 1 %
Disagrees With Mine 51 % 21 % 75 % 1 % 3 %

Bush's View of Government All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Agrees With Mine 51 % 20 % 79 % 0 % 1 %
Disagrees With Mine 47 % 78 % 17 % 0 % 4 %

Higher Priority for President All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Managing Government 60 % 61 % 34 % 0 % 3 %
Moral Leadership 34 % 27 % 70 % 1 % 2 %

Vote in Two-Way Race All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Gore 48 % 96 % 1 % 0 % 2 %
Bush 49 % 2 % 96 % 0 % 1 %
Would Not Have Voted 2 % 23 % 28 % 9 % 31 %

Who Attacked Unfairly? All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Only Gore 25 % 8 % 91 % 0 % 1 %
Only Bush 14 % 92 % 6 % 0 % 2 %
Both 35 % 52 % 43 % 0 % 4 %
Neither 21 % 54 % 44 % 0 % 2 %

Did Gore Attack Bush Unfairly? All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Yes 60 % 33 % 63 % 0 % 3 %
No 35 % 69 % 29 % 0 % 2 %

Did Bush Attack Gore Unfairly? All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Yes 49 % 63 % 33 % 0 % 3 %
No 46 % 29 % 69 % 0 % 1 %

If You Were Voting for V.P. All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Lieberman 46 % 84 % 12 % 1 % 3 %
Cheney 48 % 15 % 82 % 0 % 2 %

Are You a McCain Supporter? All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Yes 34 % 37 % 59 % 1 % 2 %
No 58 % 56 % 40 % 1 % 3 %

Government Should Do... All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
More 43 % 74 % 23 % 0 % 3 %
Less 53 % 25 % 71 % 1 % 2 %

Which is More Important All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Environment 46 % 59 % 36 % 1 % 4 %
Economic Growth 48 % 39 % 58 % 0 % 1 %

Top Priority for New President All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Tax Cut 26 % 27 % 71 % 0 % 1 %
Prescription Drugs 11 % 56 % 39 % 1 % 3 %
Education 30 % 58 % 37 % 0 % 4 %
Social Security 23 % 58 % 40 % 0 % 1 %

Which Do You Prefer All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Same Party Control 53 % 48 % 50 % 0 % 1 %
Divided Government 40 % 49 % 45 % 1 % 4 %

Military Under Clinton All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Stronger 17 % 68 % 26 % 1 % 5 %
Weaker 47 % 25 % 72 % 1 % 2 %
Stayed Same 34 % 71 % 25 % 1 % 2 %

Help Seniors With Drugs All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Medicare 57 % 60 % 37 % 0 % 3 %
Insurance Companies 36 % 30 % 67 % 0 % 2 %

Priority for Surplus All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Tax Cut 28 % 29 % 69 % 0 % 1 %
Debt Reduction 24 % 50 % 47 % 0 % 2 %
Social Security 35 % 57 % 41 % 0 % 2 %
Other Programs 5 % 64 % 25 % 0 % 10 %

Invest Social Security Money All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Favor 57 % 32 % 66 % 0 % 2 %
Oppose 39 % 69 % 27 % 0 % 3 %

Which Tax Plan Do You Prefer All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Across-the-Board Cut 51 % 29 % 68 % 0 % 2 %
Targeted Tax Cuts 44 % 67 % 29 % 0 % 3 %

Solution for Bad Schools All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Funds to Fix Problem 78 % 55 % 42 % 0 % 2 %
School Vouchers 16 % 20 % 76 % 0 % 2 %

Stricter Gun Control Laws All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Support 60 % 62 % 34 % 0 % 3 %
Oppose 36 % 23 % 74 % 0 % 2 %

Family's Financial Situation All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Better 50 % 61 % 36 % 0 % 2 %
Worse 11 % 33 % 63 % 0 % 4 %
Same 38 % 35 % 60 % 1 % 3 %

Economy a Year From Now All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Better 19 % 70 % 26 % 0 % 2 %
Worse 66 % 45 % 52 % 1 % 2 %
Same 12 % 33 % 62 % 1 % 3 %
Poor 2 % 33 % 58 % 1 % 6 %

National Economy All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Excellent 28 % 53 % 46 % 0 % 1 %
Good 12 % 38 % 53 % 2 % 6 %
Not Good 57 % 47 % 49 % 0 % 3 %

Do You Own Stocks? All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Yes 70 % 46 % 51 % 0 % 2 %
No 30 % 52 % 44 % 0 % 3 %

Future of Stock Market All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Very Worried 7 % 54 % 39 % 1 % 4 %
Somewhat Worried 36 % 50 % 47 % 0 % 2 %
Not Too Worried 40 % 44 % 54 % 0 % 2 %
Not At All Worried 14 % 45 % 52 % 0 % 3 %

Worried About Stock Market? All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Very Worried 7 % 53 % 38 % 2 % 4 %
Somewhat Worried 39 % 51 % 47 % 0 % 2 %
Not Too Worried 43 % 42 % 56 % 0 % 2 %
Not Worried At All 10 % 37 % 59 % 0 % 3 %

Clinton Job Rating All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Approve 57 % 77 % 20 % 1 % 2 %
Disapprove 41 % 9 % 88 % 0 % 2 %

Opinion of Clinton as a Person All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Favorable 36 % 83 % 13 % 1 % 2 %
Unfavorable 60 % 26 % 70 % 0 % 3 %

Opinion of Clinton All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Approve/Like 35 % 85 % 12 % 1 % 2 %
Approve/Dislike 20 % 63 % 33 % 0 % 4 %
Disapprove/Like 1 % 43 % 50 % 1 % 6 %
Disapprove/Dislike 39 % 7 % 89 % 0 % 2 %

Clinton in History Books for All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Leadership 29 % 83 % 14 % 1 % 2 %
Scandals 68 % 33 % 63 % 1 % 3 %

Clinton Scandals Were... All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Very Important 24 % 18 % 80 % 1 % 1 %
Somewhat Important 20 % 28 % 70 % 0 % 1 %
Not Too Important 17 % 59 % 37 % 1 % 2 %
Not Important At All 37 % 75 % 19 % 1 % 4 %

Reason for Your Vote All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
To Support Clinton 10 % 94 % 4 % 1 % 1 %
To Oppose Clinton 18 % 5 % 92 % 1 % 2 %
Clinton Not a Factor 70 % 53 % 43 % 0 % 3 %

Next President's Policies All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Same as Clinton 40 % 87 % 11 % 0 % 2 %
More Conservative 46 % 13 % 85 % 0 % 1 %
More Liberal 10 % 56 % 36 % 0 % 7 %

Clinton and Economy All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Very Responsible 28 % 79 % 18 % 1 % 1 %
Somewhat Responsible 40 % 52 % 43 % 0 % 4 %
Not Too Responsible 19 % 15 % 82 % 0 % 2 %
Not Responsible 10 % 5 % 91 % 0 % 2 %

Country is On... All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Right Track 65 % 61 % 36 % 0 % 2 %
Wrong Direction 31 % 20 % 74 % 1 % 4 %

Moral Condition of Country All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Right Direction 39 % 70 % 27 % 0 % 2 %
Wrong Track 57 % 33 % 62 % 1 % 3 %

Life For Next Generation All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Better 48 % 53 % 45 % 0 % 2 %
Worse 21 % 37 % 58 % 0 % 4 %
Same 29 % 50 % 46 % 1 % 3 %

U.S. Needs... All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Fresh Start 41 % 24 % 71 % 1 % 4 %
Stay on Course 56 % 68 % 29 % 1 % 2 %

Want Your Kids to be President All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Yes 31 % 51 % 45 % 1 % 2 %
No 66 % 47 % 49 % 1 % 3 %

Bush's Drunken Driving Arrest All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Very Important 14 % 77 % 20 % 1 % 2 %
Somewhat Important 14 % 76 % 21 % 0 % 3 %
Not Too Important 20 % 56 % 40 % 1 % 3 %
Not Important At All 48 % 29 % 67 % 1 % 3 %

Vote by Region All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Northeast 23 % 56 % 39 % 0 % 3 %
Midwest 26 % 48 % 49 % 1 % 2 %
South 31 % 43 % 55 % 0 % 1 %
West 21 % 48 % 46 % 0 % 4 %

Where do You Live? All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Large City 9 % 71 % 26 % 0 % 3 %
Small City 20 % 57 % 40 % 0 % 2 %
Suburbs 43 % 47 % 49 % 0 % 3 %
Small Town 5 % 38 % 59 % 0 % 2 %
Rural 23 % 37 % 59 % 1 % 2 %

Where Do You Live? All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Large City 29 % 61 % 35 % 0 % 2 %
Suburbs 43 % 47 % 49 % 0 % 3 %
Rural Area 28 % 37 % 59 % 1 % 2 %

Vote for Governor All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Democratic Candidate 49 % 71 % 26 % 1 % 2 %
Republican Candidate 50 % 7 % 91 % 0 % 0 %
Other Candidate 1 % 0 % 0 % 0 % 0 %

Vote for U.S. Senate All Gore Bush Buchanan Nader
Democratic Candidate 48 % 85 % 11 % 1 % 3 %
Republican Candidate 50 % 14 % 84 % 0 % 2 %
Other Candidate 2 % 39 % 32 % 2 % 19 %


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