Early Voting Already Exceeds Record Levels

Early voting is proceeding at a record pace, with 14 percent of registered voters saying they have already voted, the University of Pennsylvania’s National Annenberg Election Survey shows. That exceeded the 13 percent who told the 2000 Annenberg Survey in post-election interviews that they voted before Election Day. Another 11 percent, in the polling conducted

Committed Kerry Voters More Active Than Bush Backers; Bush Backers More Religious

Committed Kerry voters are more active than solid Bush backers in campaign activities from posting signs or bumper stickers to giving money to candidates to just talking about the campaign, the University of Pennsylvania’s National Annenberg Election Survey shows. Committed Bush supporters attend more religious services than firm Kerry supporters, are more likely to be

Voters Learned Positions on Issues Since Presidential Debates; Kerry Improves Slightly On Traits

The public’s knowledge of the presidential candidates’ positions on issues such as tax cuts and re-importation of drugs from Canada increased after the three presidential debates, the University of Pennsylvania’s National Annenberg Election Survey shows. There were smaller changes in perceptions of the individual traits of President George W. Bush and Senator John Kerry. Kerry

Kerry Gains On Economy and Other Domestic Issues; Bush Stronger On Terrorism

Since the presidential debates, John Kerry has emerged with a clear advantage on economic issues among the general public and with political independents in particular, but George W. Bush maintained his edge on terrorism and as Commander-in-Chief, the University of Pennsylvania’s National Annenberg Election Survey shows. The survey also found higher hopes for Kerry on