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DOES USA NEED A MILITARY DRAFT? (Released 06/30/05)
Sorted Alphabetically by State
% of
Military
Veterans
USA
Needs
Draft
Does Not
Need
Draft
# State '04 ECV
1 Alabama Bush 14% 25% 69%
2 Alaska Bush 17% 24% 70%
3 Arizona Bush 15% 26% 69%
4 Arkansas Bush 14% 24% 69%
5 California Kerry 11% 24% 70%
6 Colorado Bush 14% 25% 71%
7 Connecticut Kerry 12% 23% 71%
8 Delaware Kerry 14% 23% 72%
9 Florida Bush 15% 28% 66%
10 Georgia Bush 13% 25% 69%
11 Hawaii Kerry 14% 30% 64%
12 Idaho Bush 15% 25% 67%
13 Illinois Kerry 11% 22% 71%
14 Indiana Bush 13% 26% 68%
15 Iowa Bush 13% 20% 74%
16 Kansas Bush 14% 23% 70%
17 Kentucky Bush 13% 22% 71%
18 Louisiana Bush 12% 25% 69%
19 Maine Kerry 16% 21% 73%
20 Maryland Kerry 13% 23% 71%
21 Massachusetts Kerry 12% 23% 71%
22 Michigan Kerry 12% 25% 68%
23 Minnesota Kerry 13% 21% 73%
24 Mississippi Bush 12% 27% 67%
25 Missouri Bush 14% 27% 66%
26 Montana Bush 16% 25% 68%
27 Nebraska Bush 14% 28% 67%
28 Nevada Bush 16% 27% 67%
29 New Hampshire Kerry 15% 21% 75%
30 New Jersey Kerry 11% 27% 68%
31 New Mexico Bush 15% 28% 66%
32 New York Kerry 10% 21% 71%
33 North Carolina Bush 13% 25% 68%
34 North Dakota Bush 13% 23% 70%
35 Ohio Bush 14% 22% 72%
36 Oklahoma Bush 15% 26% 67%
37 Oregon Kerry 15% 20% 73%
38 Pennsylvania Kerry 14% 25% 68%
39 Rhode Island Kerry 13% 23% 71%
40 South Carolina Bush 14% 31% 63%
41 South Dakota Bush 15% 21% 71%
42 Tennessee Bush 13% 25% 69%
43 Texas Bush 12% 28% 67%
44 Utah Bush 11% 22% 73%
45 Vermont Kerry 14% 20% 73%
46 Virginia Bush 15% 27% 67%
47 Washington Kerry 16% 22% 74%
48 West Virginia Bush 14% 25% 69%
49 Wisconsin Kerry 13% 19% 75%
50 Wyoming Bush 16% 29% 66%
Weighted Average 13% 25% 69%
('Weighted Average' means each state is weighted proportionally to its share of USA population. For example, California, the most populated state, is given 71 times the weight of WY the least populated state, in a weighted avg.)
   Unweighted Average 14% 24% 70%
('Unweighted Average' means each state is given equal weight, or 1/50th of the total. Population density is not taken into account).
Sorted
DOES USA NEED A MILITARY DRAFT? (Released 06/30/05)
Sorted By 'Needs Draft' In Ascending Order
% of
Military
Veterans
USA
Needs
Draft
Does Not
Need
Draft
# State '04 ECV
1 Wisconsin Kerry 13% 19% 75%
2 Iowa Bush 13% 20% 74%
2 Oregon Kerry 15% 20% 73%
2 Vermont Kerry 14% 20% 73%
5 New Hampshire Kerry 15% 21% 75%
5 Maine Kerry 16% 21% 73%
5 Minnesota Kerry 13% 21% 73%
5 New York Kerry 10% 21% 71%
5 South Dakota Bush 15% 21% 71%
10 Washington Kerry 16% 22% 74%
10 Utah Bush 11% 22% 73%
10 Ohio Bush 14% 22% 72%
10 Illinois Kerry 11% 22% 71%
10 Kentucky Bush 13% 22% 71%
15 Delaware Kerry 14% 23% 72%
15 Connecticut Kerry 12% 23% 71%
15 Maryland Kerry 13% 23% 71%
15 Massachusetts Kerry 12% 23% 71%
15 Rhode Island Kerry 13% 23% 71%
15 Kansas Bush 14% 23% 70%
15 North Dakota Bush 13% 23% 70%
22 Alaska Bush 17% 24% 70%
22 California Kerry 11% 24% 70%
22 Arkansas Bush 14% 24% 69%
25 Colorado Bush 14% 25% 71%
25 Alabama Bush 14% 25% 69%
25 Georgia Bush 13% 25% 69%
25 Louisiana Bush 12% 25% 69%
25 Tennessee Bush 13% 25% 69%
25 West Virginia Bush 14% 25% 69%
25 Michigan Kerry 12% 25% 68%
25 Montana Bush 16% 25% 68%
25 North Carolina Bush 13% 25% 68%
25 Pennsylvania Kerry 14% 25% 68%
25 Idaho Bush 15% 25% 67%
36 Arizona Bush 15% 26% 69%
36 Indiana Bush 13% 26% 68%
36 Oklahoma Bush 15% 26% 67%
39 New Jersey Kerry 11% 27% 68%
39 Mississippi Bush 12% 27% 67%
39 Nevada Bush 16% 27% 67%
39 Virginia Bush 15% 27% 67%
39 Missouri Bush 14% 27% 66%
44 Nebraska Bush 14% 28% 67%
44 Texas Bush 12% 28% 67%
44 Florida Bush 15% 28% 66%
44 New Mexico Bush 15% 28% 66%
48 Wyoming Bush 16% 29% 66%
49 Hawaii Kerry 14% 30% 64%
50 South Carolina Bush 14% 31% 63%
Weighted Average 13% 25% 69%
('Weighted Average' means each state is weighted proportionally to its share of USA population. For example, California, the most populated state, is given 71 times the weight of WY the least populated state, in a weighted avg.)
   Unweighted Average 14% 24% 70%
('Unweighted Average' means each state is given equal weight, or 1/50th of the total. Population density is not taken into account).
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DOES USA NEED A MILITARY DRAFT? (Released 06/30/05)
Sorted by % of Military Veterans in Ascending Order
% of
Military
Veterans
USA
Needs
Draft
Does Not
Need
Draft
# State '04 ECV
1 New York Kerry 9.5% 21% 71%
2 California Kerry 10.5% 24% 70%
3 New Jersey Kerry 10.6% 27% 68%
4 Utah Bush 10.7% 22% 73%
5 Illinois Kerry 11.0% 22% 71%
6 Massachusetts Kerry 11.5% 23% 71%
7 Texas Bush 11.8% 28% 67%
8 Connecticut Kerry 12.1% 23% 71%
8 Louisiana Bush 12.1% 25% 69%
8 Mississippi Bush 12.1% 27% 67%
11 Michigan Kerry 12.4% 25% 68%
12 Kentucky Bush 12.6% 22% 71%
13 Minnesota Kerry 12.8% 21% 73%
14 Wisconsin Kerry 12.9% 19% 75%
14 Rhode Island Kerry 12.9% 23% 71%
14 North Dakota Bush 12.9% 23% 70%
14 Georgia Bush 12.9% 25% 69%
18 Tennessee Bush 13.1% 25% 69%
18 Indiana Bush 13.1% 26% 68%
20 North Carolina Bush 13.2% 25% 68%
21 Iowa Bush 13.3% 20% 74%
22 Maryland Kerry 13.4% 23% 71%
23 Ohio Bush 13.5% 22% 72%
23 Alabama Bush 13.5% 25% 69%
25 Vermont Kerry 13.6% 20% 73%
25 Kansas Bush 13.6% 23% 70%
27 Pennsylvania Kerry 13.7% 25% 68%
27 Hawaii Kerry 13.7% 30% 64%
29 Nebraska Bush 13.8% 28% 67%
30 Colorado Bush 14.1% 25% 71%
31 Arkansas Bush 14.2% 24% 69%
31 South Carolina Bush 14.2% 31% 63%
33 Missouri Bush 14.3% 27% 66%
34 Delaware Kerry 14.4% 23% 72%
34 West Virginia Bush 14.4% 25% 69%
36 South Dakota Bush 14.5% 21% 71%
37 New Mexico Bush 14.7% 28% 66%
38 Idaho Bush 14.8% 25% 67%
38 Oklahoma Bush 14.8% 26% 67%
40 New Hampshire Kerry 15.0% 21% 75%
40 Arizona Bush 15.0% 26% 69%
42 Oregon Kerry 15.1% 20% 73%
42 Virginia Bush 15.1% 27% 67%
44 Florida Bush 15.3% 28% 66%
45 Washington Kerry 15.5% 22% 74%
46 Maine Kerry 15.9% 21% 73%
47 Wyoming Bush 16.0% 29% 66%
48 Nevada Bush 16.1% 27% 67%
49 Montana Bush 16.2% 25% 68%
50 Alaska Bush 17.1% 24% 70%
Weighted Average 12.7% 25% 69%
('Weighted Average' means each state is weighted proportionally to its share of USA population. For example, California, the most populated state, is given 71 times the weight of WY the least populated state, in a weighted avg.)
   Unweighted Average 13.6% 24% 70%
('Unweighted Average' means each state is given equal weight, or 1/50th of the total. Population density is not taken into account).
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600 adults age 18+ in each of the 50 states were interviewed 6/10/05 to 6/13/05. You must credit SurveyUSA of Verona NJ if you broadcast, print, or cite these results in whole or part. Click on each state to open link which contains the margin of sampling error for each state, a complete statement of methodology and fully crosstabbed data.