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Care Who Wins Presidential Election 1952-2012
PERCENT AMONG DEMOGRAPHIC GROUPS WHO RESPONDED :      'Care a Good Deal'


  % OF GROUP: '52 '54 '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 69 ** 66 ** 68 ** 66 ** 66 ** 61 ** 58 ** 56 ** 66 ** 64 ** 75 ** 77 ** 78 ** 84 78 81
Females 65 ** 61 ** 63 ** 65 ** 64 ** 60 ** 56 ** 55 ** 64 ** 59 ** 75 ** 78 ** 74 ** 86 82 81
  '52 '54 '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 68 ** 64 ** 68 ** 64 ** 64 ** 60 ** 56 ** 54 ** 65 ** 61 ** 77 ** 77 ** 75 ** 87 79 81
Black non-Hispanic 60 ** 52 ** 42 ** 78 ** 77 ** 67 ** 67 ** 74 ** 68 ** 63 ** 71 ** 83 ** 76 ** 82 88 91
Hispanic ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 53 ** 52 ** 50 ** 58 ** 59 ** 62 ** 67 ** 77 ** 77 ** 84 77 77
Race oth/mult non-Hisp ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 100 ** 68 ** 31 ** 44 ** 49 ** 46 ** 60 ** 69 ** 80 ** 82 78 74
  '52 '54 '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. 58 ** 54 ** 58 ** 57 ** 62 ** 52 ** 55 ** 58 ** 59 ** 57 ** 66 ** 61 ** 55 ** 66 70 62
High School Diploma 70 ** 62 ** 65 ** 67 ** 65 ** 60 ** 53 ** 52 ** 61 ** 54 ** 70 ** 76 ** 71 ** 82 73 77
Some College, no Degree 82 ** 81 ** 75 ** 70 ** 67 ** 66 ** 61 ** 61 ** 68 ** 67 ** 77 ** 79 ** 78 ** 85 80 82
College Degree/ Post-grad 84 ** 78 ** 77 ** 75 ** 70 ** 70 ** 63 ** 59 ** 74 ** 74 ** 84 ** 83 ** 87 ** 94 89 87
  '52 '54 '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 56 ** 48 ** 53 ** 62 ** 61 ** 55 ** 56 ** 54 ** 61 ** 58 ** 68 ** 75 ** 65 ** 72 74 75
Income 17-33 Percentile 62 ** 60 ** 59 ** 60 ** 61 ** 60 ** 60 ** 57 ** 62 ** 59 ** 72 ** 73 ** 76 ** 84 79 78
Income 34-67 Percentile 68 ** 63 ** 65 ** 66 ** 68 ** 58 ** 53 ** 56 ** 66 ** 61 ** 76 ** 76 ** 73 ** 88 81 84
Income 68-95 Percentile 73 ** 70 ** 70 ** 71 ** 67 ** 65 ** 58 ** 55 ** 68 ** 66 ** 80 ** 82 ** 81 ** 93 83 83
Income 96-100 Percentile 86 ** 83 ** 90 ** 72 ** 72 ** 76 ** 70 ** 61 ** 79 ** 83 ** 87 ** 86 ** 89 ** 86 77 90
  '52 '54 '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 81 ** 73 ** 78 ** 70 ** 68 ** 69 ** 60 ** 61 ** 73 ** 67 ** 81 ** 83 ** 83 ** 91 ** **
White Collar 70 ** 65 ** 69 ** 74 ** 67 ** 64 ** 58 ** 59 ** 64 ** 60 ** 77 ** 80 ** 76 ** 87 ** **
Blue Collar 65 ** 61 ** 63 ** 63 ** 67 ** 57 ** 56 ** 54 ** 63 ** 55 ** 71 ** 73 ** 73 ** 82 ** **
Unskilled 57 ** 52 ** 64 ** 69 ** 58 ** 51 ** 48 ** 48 ** 52 ** 57 ** 60 ** 76 ** 66 ** 70 ** **
Farmers 64 ** 62 ** 59 ** 62 ** 67 ** 57 ** 55 ** 41 ** 59 ** 67 ** 72 ** 89 ** 69 ** 69 ** **
Housewives 65 ** 62 ** 61 ** 62 ** 62 ** 58 ** 55 ** 52 ** 62 ** 63 ** 70 ** 72 ** 70 ** 88 ** **
  '52 '54 '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 69 ** 61 ** 63 ** 72 ** 60 ** 59 ** 54 ** 56 ** 67 ** 61 ** 75 ** 79 ** 78 ** 90 81 81
Non-Union Households 66 ** 64 ** 66 ** 63 ** 67 ** 61 ** 58 ** 56 ** 64 ** 61 ** 75 ** 77 ** 75 ** 84 80 81
  '52 '54 '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 62 ** 58 ** 61 ** 62 ** 72 ** 59 ** 63 ** 59 ** 64 ** 60 ** 74 ** 79 ** 76 ** 85 81 82
Nonsouth 68 ** 65 ** 67 ** 67 ** 63 ** 61 ** 55 ** 55 ** 65 ** 62 ** 75 ** 77 ** 76 ** 85 79 81
  '52 '54 '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 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 69
Born 1975-1990 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 54 ** 76 ** 66 ** 80 72 74
Born 1959-1974 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 50 ** 59 ** 52 ** 72 ** 72 ** 71 ** 85 82 81
Born 1943-1958 ** ** ** ** ** ** 65 ** 52 ** 56 ** 52 ** 50 ** 65 ** 62 ** 76 ** 82 ** 80 ** 88 82 87
Born 1927-1942 72 ** 60 ** 64 ** 66 ** 65 ** 62 ** 56 ** 60 ** 69 ** 68 ** 76 ** 81 ** 84 ** 89 87 91
Born 1911-1926 64 ** 63 ** 66 ** 67 ** 68 ** 63 ** 63 ** 61 ** 64 ** 63 ** 77 ** 82 ** 80 ** 84 82 84
Born 1895-1910 69 ** 66 ** 65 ** 64 ** 69 ** 62 ** 61 ** 58 ** 68 ** 59 ** 80 ** 74 ** 76 ** ** ** **
Born before 1895 66 ** 60 ** 67 ** 63 ** 59 ** 54 ** 54 ** 83 ** 67 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
  '52 '54 '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) 66 ** 64 ** 63 ** 71 ** 65 ** 58 ** 62 ** 59 ** 68 ** 64 ** 77 ** 81 ** 81 ** 86 85 86
Independents 48 ** 39 ** 50 ** 35 ** 48 ** 38 ** 31 ** 27 ** 34 ** 28 ** 52 ** 54 ** 45 ** 57 51 55
Republicans (incl leaners) 77 ** 74 ** 76 ** 64 ** 72 ** 73 ** 61 ** 64 ** 71 ** 68 ** 80 ** 80 ** 80 ** 92 83 85
  '52 '54 '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 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 66 ** 59 ** 68 ** 74 ** 63 ** 83 ** 86 ** 84 ** 88 89 88
Moderates ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 60 ** 53 ** 54 ** 58 ** 62 ** 77 ** 75 ** 73 ** 84 76 74
Conservatives ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 71 ** 69 ** 60 ** 76 ** 71 ** 82 ** 83 ** 85 ** 92 88 87

    ___   (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 6D.7.2
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)