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There are many important issues in this (2004) presidential (election) campaign. When it comes to deciding for whom you will vote for president, which one of the following is the single most important issue in deciding for whom you will vote?...Terrorism, the economy, the war in Iraq, social issues and values, or health care (If All, ask:) Well, if you had to choose the most important issue, which one would you choose? (Source: NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll, Oct, 2004)


24%
Terrorism

22%
The economy

22%
The war in Iraq

17%
Social issues and values

9%
Health care

3%
None/other (Vol.)

3%
Not sure

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Survey by NBC News, Wall Street Journal. Methodology: Conducted by Hart and Teeter Research Companies, October 29 - October 31, 2004 and based on 1,014 telephone interviews. Sample: National likely voters. [USNBCWSJ.04OCT29.R12] (View Citation)

Topics: VOTE FOR PRESIDENT PROBLEMS

Dataset: USNBCWSJ2004-6049

Variable: Q12





What was/will be the single most important issue in your vote for president this year (2004): the US (United States) campaign against terrorism, the war in Iraq, the economy and jobs, education, health care, or something else? (Source: ABC News Poll, Oct, 2004)


Subpopulation/Note: Asked of 1/2 sample of registered voters who are absolutely certain they are registered to vote in the 2004 presidential election/already voted.
24%
Terrorism

25%
Iraq

22%
Economy/Jobs

4%
Education

11%
Health care

11%
Other

3%
Don't know/No opinion

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Methodology: Conducted by ABC News, October 2 - October 4, 2004 and based on 1,806 telephone interviews. Sample: National adult. ABC News and the Washington Post are sharing data collection for this tracking poll, then independently applying their own models to arrive at likely voters estimates. Interviews were conducted by TNS Intersearch. ABC News defines Likely Voters as Registered voters who are absolutely certain they will vote in the 2004 presidential election/already voted. [USABC.2004ELETRACKO02.Q007] (View Citation)

Topics: VOTE FOR PRESIDENT PROBLEMS

Dataset: USABCWASH2004-ELETRACK





(Now I'm going to read you a list of issues. Please tell me how important you think each will be in determining your vote for president this year (2004).) What about...terrorism and homeland security? Will this issue be very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all important in determining your vote? (Source: Princeton Survey Research Associates International/Newsweek Poll, Feb, 2004)


Subpopulation/Note: Registered voters.
69%
Very important

24%
Somewhat important

6%
Not too important/Not at all important

1%
Don't know

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Survey by Newsweek. Methodology: Conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International, February 19 - February 20, 2004 and based on 1,019 telephone interviews. Sample: National adult. [USPSRNEW.022104.R12C] (View Citation)

Topics: VOTE_FOR_PRESIDENT PROBLEMS CRIME

Dataset: USPSRA2004-NW05







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