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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





Is there another issue nearly as important as that in your vote for president (2004), or is that the issue that will largely decide your vote? (If Yes, ask:) What issue is it? (Source: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, Sep, 2004)


Subpopulation/Note: Registered voters who named an issue. * = less than .5%.
10%
The U.S. (United States) campaign against terrorism

16%
The war in Iraq

19%
The economy and jobs

6%
Education

10%
Health care

1%
Abortion/Pro-life/Pro-choice

*
Candidate's military record

1%
Budget deficit

1%
Environment

1%
Gun control

1%
Morality/Moral values

1%
Religion/Faith/Christian faith

1%
Same-sex marriage

*
Stem-cell research

*
Taxes

*
Social Security

5%
Other

25%
None/No other issue

3%
No opinion

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Methodology: Conducted by ABC News/Washington Post, September 23 - September 26, 2004 and based on 1,204 telephone interviews. Sample: National adult. [USABCWP.092704.R10] (View Citation)

Topics: VOTE FOR PRESIDENT PROBLEMS

Dataset: USABCWASH2004-964





(For each item I name, please tell me how important it will be in your vote for president this year (2004). Will it be one of the single most important issues, very important, somewhat important or less important than that?...The issue of same-sex marriage (Source: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, Mar, 2004)


5%
Single most important

30%
Very important

28%
Somewhat important

35%
Less important

1%
No opinion

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Methodology: Conducted by ABC News/Washington Post, March 4 - March 7, 2004 and based on 1,202 telephone interviews. Sample: National adult. Interviews were conducted by TNS Intersearch. [USABCWP.031004.R08J] (View Citation)

Topics: VOTE_FOR_PRESIDENT PROBLEMS SEX GROUPS FAMILY EQUALITY

Dataset: USABCWASH2004-951







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