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2000 VNS Exit Poll: Santorum/Klink Senate Elections

Conducted for Networks

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 Are you:


 


% of total

category

% of category

49


 


Male

41

57

51


 


Female

50

48







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 Whites only


 


% of total

category

% of category

49


 


Male

38

60

51


 


Female

47

52







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 Are you:


 


% of total

category

% of category

91


 


White

42

56

6


 


Black

84

12

1


 


Hispanic/Latino

0

0

1


 


Asian

0

0

0


 


Other

0

0







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 To which age group do you belong?


 


% of total

category

% of category

14


 


18-29

43

53

29


 


30-44

41

58

29


 


45-59

44

54

28


 


60+

53

45







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 Age-65 & over


 


% of total

category

% of category

81


 


18-64

43

55

19


 


65+

56

41







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 What was the last grade of school you completed?


 


% of total

category

% of category

6


 


No high school

53

44

30


 


High School graduate

50

49

25


 


Some college

48

51

22


 


College Graduate

31

65

16


 


Post graduate studies

46

53







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 Do you have a college education?


 


% of total

category

% of category

62


 


Not completed

49

49

38


 


Completed

37

60







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1999 total family income:


 


% of total

category

% of category

7


 


Less than 15,000

55

38

17


 


15,000-30,000

56

42

26


 


30,000-50,000

43

54

22


 


50,000-75,000

42

57

14


 


75,000-100,000

45

55

13


 


Over 100,000

31

66







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 Are you currently married?


 


% of total

category

% of category

68


 


Yes

41

57

32


 


No

51

46







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 Do you have any children under 18 living in your household?


 


% of total

category

% of category

38


 


Yes

38

60

62


 


No

49

49







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 Are you married with children?


 


% of total

category

% of category

31


 


Yes

36

63

69


 


No

49

49







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 Do you work full-time for pay?


 


% of total

category

% of category

61


 


Yes

44

54

39


 


No

45

52







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 Working women:


 


% of total

category

% of category

25


 


Yes

53

45

75


 


No

42

56







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 No matter how you voted today, do you usually think of yourself as a:


 


% of total

category

% of category

40


 


Democrat

80

18

41


 


Republican

13

86

19


 


Independent

41

55







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 Do you or does someone in your household belong to a labor union?


 


% of total

category

% of category

30


 


Yes

60

38

70


 


No

38

60







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 Do you, or does someone in your household belong to a labor union?


 


% of total

category

% of category

17


 


I am

67

31

13


 


Someone else in house

51

46

70


 


No

38

60







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 Religion


 


% of total

category

% of category

51


 


Protestant

39

60

37


 


Catholic

45

52

4


 


Jewish

0

0

4


 


Other

0

0

5


 


None

0

0







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 Religion- Whites only


 


% of total

category

% of category

50


 


Protestant

34

65

39


 


Catholic

44

53

4


 


Jewish

0

0

3


 


Other

0

0

4


 


None

0

0







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 How often do you attend religious services?


 


% of total

category

% of category

13


 


More than once a week

36

62

34


 


Once a week

40

58

15


 


A few times a month

47

51

26


 


A few times a year

47

50

9


 


never

57

39







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 On most political matters, do you consider yourself:


 


% of total

category

% of category

20


 


Liberal

75

23

49


 


Moderate

51

47

31


 


Conservative

16

82







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 Compared to four years ago, is your family's financial situation:


 


% of total

category

% of category

47


 


Better

56

43

10


 


Worse

34

62

42


 


Same

35

62







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 In the 1996 election for President, did you vote for:


 


% of total

category

% of category

47


 


Clinton

73

26

33


 


Dole

7

92

6


 


Perot

35

63

2


 


Other

0

0

11


 


Did not vote

43

52







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 Do you approve or disapprove of the way Clinton's handling the Presidency?


 


% of total

category

% of category

57


 


Approve

66

32

41


 


Disapprove

14

83







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 Is your opinion of Bill Clinton as a person:


 


% of total

category

% of category

35


 


Favorable

74

24

61


 


Unfavorable

27

71







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 Approval of Clinton job/ Opinion of Clintonas a person (combined)


 


% of total

category

% of category

33


 


Approve/favorable

76

23

22


 


Approve/unfavorable

52

45

2


 


Disapprove/favorable

0

0

38


 


Disapprove/unfavorable

12

86







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 If these were the only two presidential candidates, who would you vote for?


 


% of total

category

% of category

49


 


Gore

80

18

47


 


Bush

8

91

3


 


Would not have voted

0

0







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 Which was more important in your vote for President today?


 


% of total

category

% of category

61


 


Issues

51

46

35


 


Personal qualities

32

66







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 Which comes closer to your view on government involvement?


 


% of total

category

% of category

43


 


More

68

30

51


 


Less

24

74







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 Which of these should be the top priority for the federal budget surplus?


 


% of total

category

% of category

28


 


Cut federal income taxes

27

71

27


 


Reduce national debt

51

47

34


 


Strengthen Soc. Sec.

52

46

4


 


Other domestic programs

0

0







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 Which candidate do you think would say anything to get elected President?


 


% of total

category

% of category

30


 


Only Gore

14

85

17


 


Only Bush

79

20

39


 


Both

54

43

11


 


Neither

48

50







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 Do you think that Gore would say anything to get elected?


 


% of total

category

% of category

69


 


Yes

36

61

29


 


No

67

32







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Do you think that Bush would say anything to get elected?


 


% of total

category

% of category

56


 


Yes

61

36

41


 


No

24

75







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Which candidate has the knowledge to serve effectively as President?


 


% of total

category

% of category

37


 


Only Gore

81

17

22


 


Only Bush

7

92

31


 


Both

29

69

9


 


Neither

46

46







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Does Gore have the knowledge to serve effectively as President?


 


% of total

category

% of category

68


 


Yes

57

41

30


 


No

18

79







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Does Bush have the knowledge to serve effectively as President?


 


% of total

category

% of category

52


 


Yes

20

79

46


 


No

74

23







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Size of population


 


% of total

category

% of category

21


 


City

62

36

71


 


Suburb

42

56

9


 


Rural or town

33

66







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If Bush picked Tom Ridge as his running mate, would you have voted for:


 


% of total

category

% of category

46


 


Bush and Ridge

10

88

46


 


Gore and Lieberman

82

16

6


 


Other candidates

42

50







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Did either of these candidates for president attack the other unfairly?


 


% of total

category

% of category

24


 


Al Gore did

11

88

12


 


George W. Bush did

82

17

38


 


Both did

51

45

21


 


Neither did

56

44







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Do you think Gore attacked Bush unfairly?


 


% of total

category

% of category

63


 


Yes

36

62

33


 


No

65

34







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Do you think Bush attacked Gore unfairly?


 


% of total

category

% of category

51


 


Yes

58

38

45


 


No

32

68







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2000 Vote for president


 


% of total

category

% of category

50


 


Gore

80

18

47


 


Bush

8

91

0


 


Buchanan

0

0

2


 


Nader

0

0

0


 


Other

0

0