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


  % OF GROUP: '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94
Males 56 52 61 60 56 55 47 55 58
Females 51 52 59 50 55 51 41 48 54
  '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94
Whites non-Hispanic 56 56 62 59 60 56 47 56 63
Black non-Hispanic 32 24 49 28 42 32 30 31 29
Hispanic 32 44 31 28 36 46 43 35 35
Race oth/mult non-Hisp 58 33 36 29 42 40 27 41 45
  '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94
Grade Sch./Some High Sch. 43 34 48 24 37 42 25 25 21
High School Diploma 51 52 58 54 52 47 42 44 50
Some College, no Degree 54 53 60 59 61 56 49 57 63
College Degree/ Post-grad 64 61 72 68 66 66 56 68 70
  '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94
Income 0-16 Percentile 43 42 52 39 42 37 34 42 39
Income 17-33 Percentile 52 54 55 49 55 54 35 38 47
Income 34-67 Percentile 53 55 58 56 57 52 42 53 59
Income 68-95 Percentile 59 57 70 63 64 63 53 61 66
Income 96-100 Percentile 61 59 71 59 74 68 71 74 75
  '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94
Professionals 60 56 66 62 65 59 54 62 68
White Collar 54 55 61 54 58 56 45 55 60
Blue Collar 49 50 56 54 49 45 39 45 49
Unskilled 42 55 48 68 51 32 32 42 42
Farmers 76 67 74 50 55 71 48 52 61
Housewives 50 45 58 48 58 51 41 41 54
  '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94
Union Households 51 49 57 55 56 48 43 55 58
Non-Union Households 54 53 61 55 56 54 44 50 55
  '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94
South 45 47 62 47 58 51 37 47 54
Nonsouth 55 53 59 57 55 53 47 53 57
  '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94
Born 1991 or later ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
Born 1975-1990 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 42 41
Born 1959-1974 49 48 52 45 49 46 40 50 58
Born 1943-1958 52 51 61 61 58 54 49 58 63
Born 1927-1942 56 55 66 58 62 54 46 51 53
Born 1911-1926 53 54 60 52 52 57 41 41 44
Born 1895-1910 51 50 53 37 48 50 32 39 35
Born before 1895 27 20 50 0 ** ** ** ** **
  '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94
Democrats (incl leaners) 48 46 55 50 51 43 37 43 48
Independents 46 50 49 49 43 46 39 45 44
Republicans (incl leaners) 65 60 74 61 66 64 56 63 68
  '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94
Liberals 51 47 66 60 51 50 45 51 58
Moderates 55 54 60 55 61 57 47 53 54
Conservatives 63 57 70 64 66 62 54 62 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.1.2
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)