Early Exit Poll Trends
Buzz words: The Economy. Republicans. Issues.
** A majority say the economy is their top issue; nearly 70% say the US economy is poor
** More (57%) care about issues than leadership qualities (40%)
** 68% of voters in the Republican primary identified as Republican; a quarter said they were independents and 7% said they were Democrats.... (in 2000, only 45% said they were Republican)..
** 44% say they decided in the final week