John Kerry
John Kerry /
John Edwards
Kerry: electoral vote 251, popular vote 58,895,000; Bush: electoral vote 286, popular vote 61,837,000
George W. Bush
George W. Bush /
Dick Cheney

Pre-Election Polling Available in iPOLL

Country on Right / Wrong Track

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Do you feel things in this country are going in the right direction, or do you feel things have gotten off on the wrong track? (If Right direction/Wrong track, ask:) Do you feel strongly or somewhat about that?
Sample: National likely votersGeorge Washington University Battleground 2004 Survey, [Oct 31-Nov 1, 2004]

Most Important Problem

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What do you think is the most important problem facing this country today?
%
23 War in Iraq/Fear of war/Feelings of fear in this country
21 Economy in general
16 Terrorism
13 Poor health care/Hospitals high cost of health care
12 Unemployment/Jobs
6 Ethics/Moral/Religious/Family decline Dishonesty Lack of integrity
5 Education/Poor education/Access to education
5 National security
Note: Top responses shown only.Gallup Poll, [Oct 11-Oct 14, 2004]

Issues Driving the Vote

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Now, I would like to read you a list of issues that some people in this part of the country have said are important for the next President to deal with. Please listen as I read from the list and tell me which one issue you think is most important….Reducing health care and prescription drug costs, keeping America prosperous, improving education, safeguarding America from a terrorist threat, strengthening and improving Social Security, creating jobs, the war in Iraq, moral values
%
8 Reducing health care and prescription drug costs
6 Keeping America prosperous
6 Improving education
27 Safeguarding American from a terrorist threat
5 Strengthening and improving Social Security
12 Creating jobs
14 The war in Iraq
10 Moral values
9 Combination/Equally (Vol.)
2 Unsure
Sample: National likely votersGeorge Washington University Battleground 2004 Survey, [Oct 31-Nov 1, 2004]

State of the Economy

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Would you describe the state of the nation’s economy these days as: excellent, good, not so good, or poor?
ABC News/Money Poll, [Nov 1-Nov 28, 2004]

Personal Financial Situation

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Would you describe the state of your own personal finances these days as: excellent, good, not so good, or poor?
ABC News/Money Poll, [Nov 1-Nov 28, 2004]

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