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Had Contact with Congressional Candidate 1978-1994
PERCENT AMONG DEMOGRAPHIC GROUPS WHO RESPONDED :      'Democratic Candidate'


  % OF GROUP: '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94
Males 66 64 69 65 64 70 67 68 65
Females 62 58 62 60 61 65 66 63 64
  '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94
Whites non-Hispanic 64 61 66 66 62 68 66 66 64
Black non-Hispanic 68 65 63 49 69 64 66 61 63
Hispanic 50 47 49 46 56 62 68 62 66
Race oth/mult non-Hisp 40 47 40 46 49 74 71 73 66
  '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94
Grade Sch./Some High Sch. 52 59 49 48 51 57 59 54 49
High School Diploma 63 58 63 60 60 66 65 61 64
Some College, no Degree 67 63 70 68 64 68 69 71 64
College Degree/ Post-grad 73 67 71 70 70 75 73 73 66
  '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94
Income 0-16 Percentile 59 58 54 63 57 60 61 59 61
Income 17-33 Percentile 58 65 63 58 65 69 62 63 66
Income 34-67 Percentile 67 61 69 66 65 67 71 68 67
Income 68-95 Percentile 70 63 73 66 66 73 72 72 63
Income 96-100 Percentile 66 56 70 59 58 58 57 58 65
  '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94
Professionals 71 64 70 68 72 70 74 70 66
White Collar 63 59 67 69 59 71 69 71 66
Blue Collar 60 60 63 58 61 63 64 62 61
Unskilled 57 64 63 52 50 63 63 70 76
Farmers 61 64 59 58 60 84 66 51 73
Housewives 63 57 61 59 57 64 60 59 67
  '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94
Union Households 63 65 71 67 66 71 69 71 71
Non-Union Households 64 59 63 61 61 66 66 64 63
  '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94
South 69 63 69 58 65 72 69 70 64
Nonsouth 62 60 63 64 61 65 66 63 65
  '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94
Born 1991 or later ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
Born 1975-1990 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 67 53
Born 1959-1974 51 47 58 52 57 61 64 60 61
Born 1943-1958 62 57 68 66 63 69 71 72 66
Born 1927-1942 67 66 64 64 66 71 67 69 71
Born 1911-1926 65 66 66 65 64 69 63 62 66
Born 1895-1910 64 63 57 51 54 67 57 52 42
Born before 1895 48 50 43 100 0 ** ** ** **
  '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94
Democrats (incl leaners) 66 67 68 67 68 73 73 69 67
Independents 54 46 49 53 55 55 54 57 48
Republicans (incl leaners) 65 57 67 60 57 63 61 64 66
  '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94
Liberals 65 66 74 67 68 69 69 71 65
Moderates 68 66 71 67 65 72 68 66 72
Conservatives 68 64 70 66 62 68 69 68 67

    ___   (underline) indicates 50 or fewer total respondents within group
    **     indicates question not asked or no cases within group
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Table 8B.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: 26OCT15)