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Contacted by Republican Party 1956-2012
PERCENT AMONG DEMOGRAPHIC GROUPS WHO RESPONDED :      'Yes'


  % OF GROUP: '56 '58 '60 '62 '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Males 13 ** 14 ** 22 17 19 ** 16 12 16 16 14 18 14 15 13 11 13 15 20 17 25 30 26 26 29
Females 10 ** 14 ** 18 14 17 ** 15 15 15 16 14 18 11 13 13 9 10 16 15 18 25 31 30 24 30
  '56 '58 '60 '62 '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Whites non-Hispanic 12 ** 14 ** 21 16 19 ** 17 14 17 17 16 20 14 16 14 12 13 18 21 20 28 34 35 29 35
Black non-Hispanic 8 ** 7 ** 9 9 10 ** 6 7 7 6 5 9 5 8 8 5 6 6 7 9 14 20 11 9 16
Hispanic ** ** ** ** ** 0 14 ** 0 11 5 4 10 9 8 7 10 3 5 8 5 10 9 15 10 17 17
Race oth/mult non-Hisp ** ** ** ** ** 0 25 ** 0 6 0 12 12 0 3 8 8 8 6 12 11 20 20 23 26 12 23
  '56 '58 '60 '62 '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Grade Sch./Some High Sch. 9 ** 8 ** 10 9 8 ** 12 11 7 9 6 9 5 10 5 4 8 5 8 8 11 31 19 14 19
High School Diploma 11 ** 12 ** 19 15 18 ** 15 13 14 13 12 15 10 10 11 7 9 11 12 16 21 21 26 19 27
Some College, no Degree 17 ** 20 ** 27 22 24 ** 16 14 20 18 18 20 16 16 16 13 12 19 21 19 26 34 28 24 29
College Degree/ Post-grad 16 ** 30 ** 37 23 27 ** 19 16 22 27 22 28 19 24 17 16 16 24 24 21 32 41 33 33 34
  '56 '58 '60 '62 '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Income 0-16 Percentile 7 ** 10 ** 9 9 10 ** 9 7 8 6 5 13 5 6 7 4 5 4 10 9 9 ** 14 13 24
Income 17-33 Percentile 12 ** 7 ** 14 9 9 ** 8 12 10 10 14 13 8 12 8 6 8 10 13 14 25 ** 27 21 23
Income 34-67 Percentile 10 ** 13 ** 20 15 19 ** 15 13 15 16 14 15 14 11 13 9 10 17 17 17 24 ** 26 27 31
Income 68-95 Percentile 14 ** 17 ** 26 19 28 ** 20 16 20 22 18 23 16 20 18 13 17 21 24 22 32 ** 40 28 35
Income 96-100 Percentile 15 ** 29 ** 42 31 18 ** 25 27 31 27 31 43 23 33 30 23 17 36 17 24 33 ** 38 40 36
  '56 '58 '60 '62 '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Professionals 15 ** 23 ** 31 ** 23 ** 19 16 22 24 21 25 17 21 17 14 13 21 24 22 32 ** 28 ** **
White Collar 15 ** 20 ** 22 ** 28 ** 14 17 14 17 15 21 15 14 16 12 12 16 18 20 24 ** 35 ** **
Blue Collar 8 ** 8 ** 16 ** 13 ** 13 12 12 9 8 12 9 9 8 6 9 13 14 14 18 ** 26 ** **
Unskilled 12 ** 6 ** 6 ** 10 ** 6 3 20 4 13 11 7 2 7 9 13 4 8 14 5 ** 5 ** **
Farmers 10 ** 12 ** 8 ** 13 ** 23 9 4 19 24 26 10 13 11 6 7 3 10 30 34 ** 17 ** **
Housewives 11 ** 13 ** 20 ** 16 ** 15 13 17 19 14 18 11 17 14 13 14 19 16 20 23 ** 31 ** **
  '56 '58 '60 '62 '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Union Households 9 ** 10 ** 21 13 17 ** 15 13 17 14 13 15 16 16 13 9 13 17 19 22 27 28 32 25 32
Non-Union Households 12 ** 15 ** 20 16 18 ** 15 14 15 16 15 19 12 14 13 10 11 15 17 17 24 31 27 25 30
  '56 '58 '60 '62 '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
South 10 ** 14 ** 15 11 15 ** 9 5 12 15 17 18 10 12 8 8 11 13 12 12 21 29 19 25 27
Nonsouth 12 ** 14 ** 22 17 19 ** 17 17 17 16 13 18 14 15 16 11 11 17 21 20 26 31 32 24 31
  '56 '58 '60 '62 '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Born 1991 or later ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 16
Born 1975-1990 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 8 5 0 7 13 12 11 9 14
Born 1959-1974 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 6 11 7 6 4 5 5 6 11 13 11 17 25 26 23 26
Born 1943-1958 ** ** ** ** 10 16 12 ** 14 12 11 12 11 15 12 14 13 11 12 18 19 19 30 36 33 30 40
Born 1927-1942 6 ** 14 ** 22 13 20 ** 16 14 17 20 15 20 14 19 15 13 16 19 23 25 37 48 43 48 58
Born 1911-1926 12 ** 14 ** 22 20 20 ** 17 17 18 19 20 25 18 18 20 14 14 17 29 28 34 39 33 35 36
Born 1895-1910 13 ** 16 ** 18 14 15 ** 15 13 20 14 14 18 11 20 14 13 11 20 14 67 9 43 ** ** **
Born before 1895 11 ** 8 ** 12 9 13 ** 14 8 9 8 40 50 ** 0 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
  '56 '58 '60 '62 '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Democrats (incl leaners) 11 ** 9 ** 17 12 16 ** 14 12 12 12 12 15 11 12 9 8 10 9 14 14 22 22 20 20 23
Independents 14 ** 16 ** 7 15 15 ** 6 10 10 12 15 10 9 7 6 4 6 11 13 19 14 20 31 12 26
Republicans (incl leaners) 12 ** 20 ** 29 21 23 ** 20 18 23 23 18 27 16 19 20 15 15 23 23 22 32 41 37 35 39
  '56 '58 '60 '62 '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Liberals ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 17 13 14 15 14 19 13 12 10 12 11 13 12 15 31 25 19 20 23
Moderates ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 15 15 19 18 16 17 13 13 15 11 14 15 19 20 23 32 27 21 29
Conservatives ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 21 18 22 21 18 26 17 19 18 13 14 22 24 22 30 40 39 36 39

    ___   (underline) indicates 50 or fewer total respondents within group
    **     indicates question not asked or no cases within group
          2008 NOTE: open-ended coding of occupation is not yet complete.
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Table 6C.1c.1
Source: The American National Election Studies
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NOTE: variable used for race grouping has changed. See Table 1A.3

(Table generated: 26OCT15)