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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 Registered voters who are absolutely certain they are registered to vote in the 2004 presidential election/already voted.
20%
Terrorism

21%
Iraq

24%
Economy/Jobs

4%
Education

10%
Health care

17%
Other

3%
Don't know/No opinion

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Methodology: Conducted by ABC News, October 23 - October 26, 2004 and based on 2,412 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.2004ELETRACKO23.Q007] (View Citation)

Topics: VOTE FOR PRESIDENT PROBLEMS

Dataset: USABCWASH2004-ELETRACK





(Now I am going to read a list of some of the issues that will probably be discussed in next year's (2004) presidential election campaigns. As I read each one, please tell me how important the candidates' positions on that issue will be in influencing your vote for president--extremely important, very important, somewhat important, or not important.) How about...the situation in Iraq? (Source: Gallup/CNN/USA Today Poll, Sep, 2003)


Subpopulation/Note: . * = less than .5 percent
46%
Extremely important

36%
Very important

14%
Somewhat important

4%
Not important

*
No opinion

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Survey by Cable News Network, USA Today. Methodology: Conducted by Gallup Organization, September 19 - September 21, 2003 and based on 1,003 telephone interviews. Sample: National adult. [USGALLUP.03SEP19.R17E] (View Citation)

Topics: VOTE_FOR_PRESIDENT PROBLEMS MIDEAST WAR

Dataset: USAIPOCNUS2003-43

Variable: Q17J







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