Who elected W?

by Christina Geyer on November 4, 2004 · 0 comments

According to exit polls:

Vote by race and gender……….Bush………Kerry
…..White Men (36%)……………..62%………..37%
…..White Women (41%)………….55%………..44%
…..Non-White Men (10%)………..30%………..67%
…..Non-White Women (12%)…….24%………..75%
Vote by Age………………………Bush………Kerry
…..18-29 (17%)……………………45%………..54%
…..30-44 (29%)……………………53%………..46%
…..45-59 (30%)……………………51%………..48%
…..60+ (24%)……………………..54%………..46%

Vote by Religion…………………Bush………Kerry
…..Protestant (54%)……………..59%…………40%
…..Catholic (27%)………………..52%…………47%
…..Jewish (3%)…………………..25%…………74%
…..Other (7%)…………………….23%………..74%
…..None (10%)……………………31%………..67%

Most Important Issue……………Bush………Kerry
…..Taxes (5%)…………………….57%…………43%
…..Education (4%)………………..26%…………73%
…..Iraq (15%)………………………26%…………73%
…..Terrorism (19%)……………….86%………..14%
…..Economy/Jobs (20%)…………18%…………80%
…..Moral Values (22%)…………….80%………..18%
…..Health Care (8%)………………23%………..77%
So, who voted for Bush:

  • white people
  • people over 30
  • Christians
  • and people who consider taxes, terrorism, or moral values to be the most important issue.

And who voted for Kerry:

  • non-white people
  • people under 30
  • non-Christians
  • and people who consider education, Iraq, the economy/jobs, or health care to be the most important issue.

And in other news, Rainer tells me the head of NCI (National Cancer Institute) recently announced at a press conference that cancer would be cured in the next 15 years. When asked by reporters what evidence he as basing his claim on, he responded, “God told me so.”

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