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Overall Poll Results MALE  Likely Voters  FEMALE  Likely Voters Gender Gap Rectangular Callout: How to Read this Chart: In SurveyUSA's most recent election poll from the state of Oregon, Kerry is ahead of Bush by 9 pts. That shows up as a 9, colored Blue (for Democrat advantage) in the "Overall" column. Now, when you look at just male likely voters in Oregon, Bush leads by 2 pts. A Red 2 shows up in the "Male" column (Red for Republican Advantage). Among just female likely voters in Oregon, Kerry leads by 19 pts. A Blue 19 appears in the "Female" column (Blue for Democrat advantage). The gender gap is calculated by subtracting -2 from 19, which equals 21. A 21 shows up in the "Gender Gap" column for Oregon, which reflects that males are voting 21 pts more Republican than females in Oregon. In a state where males are voting more Democrat than females, the gender gap column shows a negative number. Chart ranked from largest gender gap to smallest.
1 Georgia 19 34 6 28
2 Rhode Island 20 9 31 22
3 Oregon 9 2 19 21
4 Nevada 7 16 4 20
5 Florida 1 9 10 19
6 South Carolina 13 23 5 18
7 Washington 7 3 15 18
8 California 10 1 17 16
9 Colorado 8 16 0 16
10 Tennessee 19 30 14 16
11 Virginia 4 12 3 15
12 Arizona 14 18 5 13
13 Illinois 16 10 23 13
14 Iowa 1 6 7 13
15 Indiana 19 28 16 12
16 Maine 2 0 12 12
17 New York 23 16 28 12
18 Pennsylvania 6 1 10 9
19 Alabama 28 32 24 8
20 Maryland 15 11 19 8
21 Missouri 6 10 2 8
22 Arkansas 5 10 3 7
23 Michigan 10 6 12 6
24 Ohio 2 1 5 6
25 Oklahoma 30 32 27 5
26 Kentucky 19 24 20 4
Rectangular Callout: On average, across these 30 states surveyed by SurveyUSA, males are voting 11 pts more Republican than females.
27 New Jersey 8 7 9 2
28 Texas 23 23 22 1
29 Kansas 19 18 21 -3
30 North Carolina 3 0 6 -6
Average 4 10 2 11
  A blue box indicates that the Democrat, John Kerry, is ahead.
  A red box indicates that the Republican, George W. Bush, is ahead.
  A white box indicates that the two are tied.
  Amount by which males are voting more Republican than females.
Data last updated 10/20/04