Voters and issues that affected the election
Those for Kerry:
Minority groups (Blacks, Hispanics, etc.)
Baby Boomers (Those born between about 1945 and 1970).
90% who voted for Al Gore in 200
Those for Bush:
1/2 of Catholics (those attend Mass every Sunday and are against abortion, stem-cell research, gay marriage).
90% who voted for Bush in 2000
Difference from 2000:
Bush clearly took Florida.
Three themes of concern:
3. Moral Values
In Michigan and Ohio, Kerry did better with voters who were concerned with economy. Bush did better with voters concerned with terrorism.
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