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Republican Presidential Candidate Inspiring 1980-1996
PERCENT AMONG DEMOGRAPHIC GROUPS WHO RESPONDED :      'Not Too Well/ Not Well at All'


  % OF GROUP: '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96
Males 48 ** 37 ** 62 ** 58 ** 58
Females 53 ** 44 ** 60 ** 61 ** 65
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96
Whites non-Hispanic 49 ** 38 ** 61 ** 58 ** 61
Black non-Hispanic 63 ** 62 ** 65 ** 72 ** 69
Hispanic 52 ** 42 ** 55 ** 57 ** 62
Race oth/mult non-Hisp 40 ** 40 ** 56 ** 55 ** 52
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96
Grade Sch./Some High Sch. 51 ** 41 ** 55 ** 48 ** 57
High School Diploma 49 ** 43 ** 57 ** 59 ** 60
Some College, no Degree 50 ** 38 ** 62 ** 58 ** 62
College Degree/ Post-grad 56 ** 37 ** 71 ** 67 ** 65
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96
Income 0-16 Percentile 52 ** 49 ** 58 ** 56 ** 64
Income 17-33 Percentile 57 ** 44 ** 60 ** 56 ** 69
Income 34-67 Percentile 50 ** 43 ** 61 ** 61 ** 61
Income 68-95 Percentile 49 ** 36 ** 63 ** 61 ** 57
Income 96-100 Percentile 49 ** 23 ** 59 ** 65 ** 67
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96
Professionals 51 ** 37 ** 69 ** 64 ** 64
White Collar 50 ** 42 ** 59 ** 59 ** 66
Blue Collar 51 ** 44 ** 58 ** 60 ** 58
Unskilled 56 ** 49 ** 60 ** 59 ** 52
Farmers 39 ** 28 ** 52 ** 35 ** 41
Housewives 49 ** 37 ** 57 ** 58 ** 53
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96
Union Households 58 ** 49 ** 66 ** 64 ** 67
Non-Union Households 48 ** 38 ** 60 ** 59 ** 60
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96
South 46 ** 38 ** 50 ** 54 ** 58
Nonsouth 52 ** 42 ** 66 ** 62 ** 64
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96
Born 1991 or later ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
Born 1975-1990 ** ** ** ** ** ** 69 ** 60
Born 1959-1974 59 ** 43 ** 57 ** 60 ** 62
Born 1943-1958 56 ** 40 ** 63 ** 65 ** 63
Born 1927-1942 48 ** 41 ** 63 ** 53 ** 59
Born 1911-1926 47 ** 40 ** 59 ** 58 ** 61
Born 1895-1910 42 ** 33 ** 62 ** 43 ** 73
Born before 1895 38 ** 33 ** ** ** ** ** **
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96
Democrats (incl leaners) 64 ** 61 ** 75 ** 74 ** 76
Independents 54 ** 44 ** 61 ** 64 ** 66
Republicans (incl leaners) 29 ** 15 ** 45 ** 40 ** 42
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96
Liberals 71 ** 60 ** 79 ** 78 ** 84
Moderates 49 ** 44 ** 64 ** 64 ** 65
Conservatives 38 ** 22 ** 54 ** 48 ** 46

    ___   (underline) indicates 50 or fewer total respondents within group
    **     indicates question not asked or no cases within group
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Table 7C.5.2
Source: The American National Election Studies
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NOTE: variable used for race grouping has changed. See Table 1A.3

(Table generated: 02NOV15)