Gender Gap in Political Knowledge Persists In 2004

Men are more likely than women to know the issue positions of the presidential candidates, from their stands on taxes and assault weapons to Medicare, the University of Pennsylvania’s National Annenberg Election Survey shows. Polling conducted between September 3 and 12 among 1,845 adults showed that on an eight-item political knowledge test, men averaged 4.2

Attitudes on Bush’s Guard Service

For several months, the University of Pennsylvania’s National Annenberg Election Survey has been asking respondents their view of George W. Bush’s Air National Guard Service. In polling conducted before CBS’ 60 Minutes reported this week that his commanding officer had written memos saying Bush sought avoid National Guard sessions and his commanding officer and had

Veterans Rate Bush Higher Than Kerry on Many Dimensions, but Kerry Gained After Convention

America’s military veterans, a distinctly Republican chunk of the electorate, think much more highly of George W. Bush than of John Kerry. But the Democratic convention improved veterans’ overall impression of Kerry, and about as many now view him favorably as think of him unfavorably, the University of Pennsylvania’s National Annenberg Election Survey shows. Fifty-nine