The ANES Guide to Public Opinion and Electoral Behavior

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Democratic Presidential Candidate Inspiring 1980-1996
PERCENT AMONG DEMOGRAPHIC GROUPS WHO RESPONDED :      'Quite Well/ Extremely Well'


  % OF GROUP: '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96
Males 33 ** 37 ** 43 ** 57 ** 51
Females 40 ** 48 ** 54 ** 61 ** 55
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96
Whites non-Hispanic 34 ** 38 ** 42 ** 55 ** 47
Black non-Hispanic 66 ** 77 ** 70 ** 80 ** 79
Hispanic 31 ** 58 ** 72 ** 70 ** 66
Race oth/mult non-Hisp 25 ** 51 ** 66 ** 73 ** 57
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96
Grade Sch./Some High Sch. 57 ** 69 ** 62 ** 76 ** 67
High School Diploma 42 ** 49 ** 53 ** 63 ** 56
Some College, no Degree 29 ** 37 ** 45 ** 56 ** 53
College Degree/ Post-grad 20 ** 28 ** 38 ** 51 ** 44
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96
Income 0-16 Percentile 53 ** 67 ** 59 ** 73 ** 64
Income 17-33 Percentile 44 ** 54 ** 62 ** 65 ** 59
Income 34-67 Percentile 33 ** 39 ** 49 ** 58 ** 52
Income 68-95 Percentile 30 ** 33 ** 42 ** 54 ** 47
Income 96-100 Percentile 19 ** 32 ** 26 ** 43 ** 42
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96
Professionals 26 ** 31 ** 40 ** 53 ** 50
White Collar 33 ** 40 ** 47 ** 57 ** 55
Blue Collar 44 ** 53 ** 56 ** 66 ** 56
Unskilled 29 ** 49 ** 60 ** 53 ** 37
Farmers 43 ** 44 ** 40 ** 60 ** 60
Housewives 43 ** 46 ** 55 ** 59 ** 46
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96
Union Households 36 ** 43 ** 54 ** 59 ** 59
Non-Union Households 37 ** 44 ** 48 ** 59 ** 52
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96
South 43 ** 52 ** 58 ** 63 ** 54
Nonsouth 35 ** 40 ** 45 ** 57 ** 53
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96
Born 1991 or later ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
Born 1975-1990 ** ** ** ** ** ** 67 ** 58
Born 1959-1974 48 ** 48 ** 52 ** 58 ** 50
Born 1943-1958 33 ** 38 ** 44 ** 55 ** 51
Born 1927-1942 28 ** 41 ** 50 ** 62 ** 56
Born 1911-1926 43 ** 47 ** 52 ** 65 ** 64
Born 1895-1910 52 ** 58 ** 51 ** 65 ** 49
Born before 1895 56 ** 50 ** ** ** ** ** **
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96
Democrats (incl leaners) 51 ** 59 ** 66 ** 78 ** 73
Independents 32 ** 38 ** 41 ** 47 ** 42
Republicans (incl leaners) 18 ** 26 ** 31 ** 38 ** 29
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96
Liberals 42 ** 44 ** 57 ** 69 ** 61
Moderates 38 ** 49 ** 52 ** 58 ** 58
Conservatives 25 ** 28 ** 38 ** 47 ** 37

    ___   (underline) indicates 50 or fewer total respondents within group
    **     indicates question not asked or no cases within group
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Table 7C.1.1
Source: The American National Election Studies
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NOTE: variable used for race grouping has changed. See Table 1A.3

(Table generated: 02NOV15)