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Split Ticket Voting Presidential/Congressional 1952-2008
PERCENT AMONG DEMOGRAPHIC GROUPS WHO RESPONDED :      'Dem. Pres./ Dem. Congr.'


  % 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
Males 39 ** 42 ** 47 ** 57 ** 39 ** 29 ** 42 ** 33 ** 34 ** 39 ** 45 ** 39 ** 40 ** 38 41
Females 38 ** 36 ** 44 ** 60 ** 41 ** 32 ** 41 ** 36 ** 37 ** 42 ** 51 ** 49 ** 45 ** 48 49
  '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
Whites 37 ** 38 ** 44 ** 56 ** 36 ** 26 ** 36 ** 28 ** 31 ** 33 ** 42 ** 35 ** 37 ** 34 36
Blacks 86 ** 66 ** 75 ** 95 ** 85 ** 85 ** 93 ** 93 ** 82 ** 86 ** 82 ** 89 ** 90 ** 88 83
  '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
Grade Sch./Some High Sch. 46 ** 42 ** 55 ** 78 ** 58 ** 37 ** 60 ** 54 ** 50 ** 59 ** 67 ** 77 ** 71 ** 56 56
High School Diploma 38 ** 42 ** 48 ** 60 ** 42 ** 29 ** 44 ** 35 ** 36 ** 45 ** 53 ** 52 ** 45 ** 43 45
Some College, no Degree 23 ** 27 ** 32 ** 45 ** 28 ** 27 ** 37 ** 29 ** 32 ** 36 ** 46 ** 40 ** 42 ** 42 45
College Degree/ Post-grad 28 ** 32 ** 34 ** 37 ** 30 ** 33 ** 30 ** 31 ** 35 ** 34 ** 41 ** 33 ** 39 ** 44 47
  '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
Income 0-16 Percentile 40 ** 39 ** 46 ** 73 ** 51 ** 38 ** 61 ** 55 ** 60 ** 56 ** 64 ** 64 ** 66 ** 48 64
Income 17-33 Percentile 44 ** 45 ** 43 ** 62 ** 40 ** 31 ** 51 ** 39 ** 46 ** 50 ** 59 ** 65 ** 53 ** 44 55
Income 34-67 Percentile 42 ** 42 ** 50 ** 64 ** 40 ** 32 ** 46 ** 32 ** 36 ** 42 ** 49 ** 45 ** 46 ** 44 48
Income 68-95 Percentile 37 ** 40 ** 47 ** 50 ** 39 ** 28 ** 33 ** 29 ** 29 ** 32 ** 40 ** 31 ** 38 ** 42 36
Income 96-100 Percentile 17 ** 23 ** 20 ** 42 ** 26 ** 16 ** 18 ** 20 ** 14 ** 19 ** 28 ** 36 ** 28 ** 34 24
  '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
Professionals 28 ** 34 ** 34 ** 41 ** 34 ** 29 ** 33 ** 28 ** 34 ** 37 ** 46 ** 38 ** 40 ** 51 **
White Collar 33 ** 36 ** 37 ** 55 ** 37 ** 30 ** 38 ** 34 ** 34 ** 38 ** 41 ** 43 ** 43 ** 35 **
Blue Collar 53 ** 47 ** 60 ** 71 ** 48 ** 37 ** 55 ** 39 ** 43 ** 45 ** 56 ** 57 ** 43 ** 44 **
Unskilled 64 ** 60 ** 32 ** 87 ** 71 ** 44 ** 57 ** 42 ** 72 ** 47 ** 48 ** 50 ** 62 ** 77 **
Farmers 33 ** 49 ** 45 ** 67 ** 42 ** 17 ** 35 ** 15 ** 21 ** 34 ** 33 ** 36 ** 49 ** 43 **
Housewives 34 ** 34 ** 44 ** 58 ** 39 ** 24 ** 35 ** 35 ** 25 ** 43 ** 49 ** 30 ** 41 ** 26 **
  '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
Union Households 54 ** 51 ** 60 ** 76 ** 47 ** 39 ** 58 ** 46 ** 48 ** 50 ** 57 ** 56 ** 56 ** 55 54
Non-Union Households 32 ** 35 ** 40 ** 52 ** 38 ** 27 ** 36 ** 30 ** 32 ** 38 ** 46 ** 41 ** 40 ** 40 44
  '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
South 51 ** 56 ** 54 ** 66 ** 45 ** 29 ** 50 ** 42 ** 38 ** 43 ** 48 ** 44 ** 33 ** 42 36
Nonsouth 37 ** 36 ** 43 ** 57 ** 39 ** 31 ** 39 ** 32 ** 35 ** 39 ** 48 ** 44 ** 46 ** 44 52
  '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
Born 1991 or later ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 55
Born 1975-1990 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 38 ** 42 ** 61 ** 63 47
Born 1959-1974 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 33 ** 36 ** 44 ** 40 ** 43 ** 38 ** 40 45
Born 1943-1958 ** ** ** ** ** ** 44 ** 35 ** 40 ** 40 ** 34 ** 34 ** 41 ** 49 ** 40 ** 42 ** 37 29
Born 1927-1942 38 ** 38 ** 47 ** 59 ** 42 ** 29 ** 40 ** 31 ** 33 ** 39 ** 46 ** 45 ** 38 ** 43 48
Born 1911-1926 43 ** 40 ** 48 ** 60 ** 38 ** 26 ** 43 ** 35 ** 39 ** 38 ** 58 ** 52 ** 59 ** 42 **
Born 1895-1910 36 ** 38 ** 43 ** 59 ** 42 ** 30 ** 45 ** 42 ** 37 ** 40 ** 41 ** 41 ** 0 ** ** **
Born before 1895 34 ** 39 ** 39 ** 51 ** 36 ** 20 ** 23 ** 80 ** 100 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
  '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
Democrats (incl leaners) 67 ** 73 ** 79 ** 83 ** 68 ** 54 ** 70 ** 62 ** 68 ** 76 ** 79 ** 78 ** 77 ** 82 82
Independents 20 ** 12 ** 34 ** 65 ** 26 ** 22 ** 35 ** 20 ** 23 ** 27 ** 43 ** 28 ** 34 ** 41 25
Republicans (incl leaners) 3 ** 3 ** 5 ** 16 ** 5 ** 4 ** 6 ** 4 ** 3 ** 4 ** 6 ** 6 ** 4 ** 4 5
  '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
Liberals ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 61 ** 67 ** 65 ** 63 ** 73 ** 81 ** 77 ** 75 ** 86 83
Moderates ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 28 ** 41 ** 31 ** 42 ** 42 ** 46 ** 51 ** 49 ** 50 52
Conservatives ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 10 ** 15 ** 13 ** 15 ** 19 ** 21 ** 17 ** 16 ** 13 11

    ___   (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 9B.2.1
Source: The American National Election Studies
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