Most Important Factor Influencing Your Vote Choice (October 2010)

Most Important Factor Influencing Your Vote Choice (October 2010)

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The views of the candidates on the issues68%
The party affiliations of the candidates9%
The professional backgrounds of the candidates6%
The personal qualities of the candidates12%
Something else4%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
The views of the candidates on the issues62%71%73%
The party affiliations of the candidates10%1%10%
The professional backgrounds of the candidates9%5%5%
The personal qualities of the candidates14%14%9%
Something else4%9%4%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
The views of the candidates on the issues87%71%67%
The party affiliations of the candidates1%11%14%
The professional backgrounds of the candidates3%3%6%
The personal qualities of the candidates5%13%9%
Something else5%2%4%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
The views of the candidates on the issues70%63%59%
The party affiliations of the candidates11%3%14%
The professional backgrounds of the candidates9%10%8%
The personal qualities of the candidates9%17%15%
Something else1%7%4%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
The views of the candidates on the issues67%62%70%
The party affiliations of the candidates11%8%10%
The professional backgrounds of the candidates10%8%5%
The personal qualities of the candidates9%17%11%
Something else3%6%5%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
The views of the candidates on the issues65%73%71%
The party affiliations of the candidates7%9%12%
The professional backgrounds of the candidates8%6%2%
The personal qualities of the candidates14%7%12%
Something else6%6%3%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
The views of the candidates on the issues69%63%65%
The party affiliations of the candidates6%14%29%
The professional backgrounds of the candidates14%6%4%
The personal qualities of the candidates6%17%0%
Something else5%0%2%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
The views of the candidates on the issues66%68%75%
The party affiliations of the candidates10%13%8%
The professional backgrounds of the candidates9%5%5%
The personal qualities of the candidates12%9%11%
Something else2%4%1%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
The views of the candidates on the issues69%69%66%
The party affiliations of the candidates10%11%7%
The professional backgrounds of the candidates6%6%6%
The personal qualities of the candidates11%10%17%
Something else4%5%4%

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categoryMaleFemale
The views of the candidates on the issues73%64%
The party affiliations of the candidates8%11%
The professional backgrounds of the candidates5%8%
The personal qualities of the candidates11%12%
Something else4%5%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
The views of the candidates on the issues69%68%68%
The party affiliations of the candidates10%8%11%
The professional backgrounds of the candidates6%8%2%
The personal qualities of the candidates11%11%13%
Something else3%4%6%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
The views of the candidates on the issues57%65%69%71%77%71%
The party affiliations of the candidates30%9%8%10%7%11%
The professional backgrounds of the candidates8%6%7%7%5%8%
The personal qualities of the candidates5%15%11%5%8%9%
Something else0%4%5%8%4%2%

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