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Split Ticket Voting Presidential/Congressional 1952-2008
PERCENT AMONG DEMOGRAPHIC GROUPS WHO RESPONDED :      'Rep. 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 9 ** 15 ** 7 ** 8 ** 12 ** 27 ** 15 ** 24 ** 20 ** 20 ** 12 ** 5 ** 7 ** 12 7
Females 12 ** 12 ** 12 ** 5 ** 10 ** 24 ** 16 ** 16 ** 19 ** 17 ** 12 ** 4 ** 9 ** 7 8
  '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 10 ** 13 ** 10 ** 7 ** 12 ** 26 ** 17 ** 21 ** 20 ** 20 ** 13 ** 5 ** 10 ** 10 9
Blacks 5 ** 17 ** 7 ** 0 ** 2 ** 9 ** 4 ** 2 ** 8 ** 5 ** 5 ** 0 ** 2 ** 6 0
  '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. 9 ** 10 ** 4 ** 3 ** 9 ** 25 ** 8 ** 15 ** 16 ** 19 ** 12 ** 2 ** 0 ** 18 8
High School Diploma 9 ** 13 ** 12 ** 6 ** 9 ** 27 ** 15 ** 19 ** 20 ** 19 ** 13 ** 4 ** 8 ** 12 7
Some College, no Degree 19 ** 18 ** 10 ** 7 ** 15 ** 25 ** 19 ** 20 ** 22 ** 19 ** 11 ** 4 ** 7 ** 9 6
College Degree/ Post-grad 13 ** 16 ** 11 ** 12 ** 12 ** 20 ** 17 ** 25 ** 17 ** 17 ** 12 ** 5 ** 11 ** 6 9
  '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 8 ** 11 ** 9 ** 1 ** 13 ** 28 ** 11 ** 8 ** 15 ** 18 ** 9 ** 1 ** 9 ** 14 9
Income 17-33 Percentile 12 ** 12 ** 14 ** 5 ** 15 ** 28 ** 13 ** 26 ** 17 ** 13 ** 14 ** 1 ** 7 ** 11 6
Income 34-67 Percentile 10 ** 17 ** 8 ** 5 ** 10 ** 24 ** 14 ** 20 ** 19 ** 15 ** 11 ** 5 ** 8 ** 7 6
Income 68-95 Percentile 10 ** 10 ** 8 ** 9 ** 9 ** 25 ** 19 ** 20 ** 21 ** 23 ** 14 ** 5 ** 8 ** 13 10
Income 96-100 Percentile 7 ** 15 ** 21 ** 9 ** 14 ** 21 ** 19 ** 17 ** 26 ** 16 ** 4 ** 3 ** 6 ** 6 9
  '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 11 ** 15 ** 10 ** 11 ** 11 ** 23 ** 17 ** 20 ** 20 ** 16 ** 13 ** 5 ** 10 ** 9 **
White Collar 17 ** 16 ** 12 ** 5 ** 10 ** 27 ** 16 ** 21 ** 24 ** 22 ** 14 ** 5 ** 7 ** 13 **
Blue Collar 6 ** 12 ** 4 ** 4 ** 11 ** 26 ** 11 ** 20 ** 16 ** 21 ** 9 ** 4 ** 11 ** 8 **
Unskilled 4 ** 8 ** 26 ** 13 ** 14 ** 31 ** 15 ** 11 ** 0 ** 11 ** 19 ** 9 ** 6 ** 0 **
Farmers 10 ** 12 ** 13 ** 4 ** 13 ** 26 ** 15 ** 15 ** 35 ** 19 ** 11 ** 0 ** 0 ** 17 **
Housewives 11 ** 13 ** 13 ** 6 ** 9 ** 25 ** 21 ** 19 ** 16 ** 14 ** 12 ** 1 ** 5 ** 8 **
  '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 7 ** 12 ** 8 ** 4 ** 11 ** 23 ** 14 ** 19 ** 15 ** 17 ** 10 ** 3 ** 11 ** 4 7
Non-Union Households 11 ** 14 ** 10 ** 7 ** 11 ** 25 ** 16 ** 20 ** 21 ** 19 ** 13 ** 5 ** 8 ** 11 8
  '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 43 ** 25 ** 20 ** 14 ** 21 ** 43 ** 21 ** 24 ** 25 ** 28 ** 14 ** 5 ** 9 ** 10 8
Nonsouth 5 ** 11 ** 7 ** 5 ** 9 ** 21 ** 14 ** 18 ** 18 ** 15 ** 12 ** 4 ** 8 ** 9 8
  '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 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 6
Born 1975-1990 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 38 ** 0 ** 6 ** 5 5
Born 1959-1974 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 15 ** 22 ** 23 ** 12 ** 2 ** 11 ** 12 9
Born 1943-1958 ** ** ** ** ** ** 0 ** 14 ** 23 ** 18 ** 23 ** 21 ** 19 ** 12 ** 6 ** 9 ** 9 16
Born 1927-1942 12 ** 15 ** 8 ** 7 ** 11 ** 25 ** 15 ** 20 ** 20 ** 18 ** 15 ** 5 ** 5 ** 7 3
Born 1911-1926 12 ** 16 ** 13 ** 7 ** 9 ** 26 ** 16 ** 19 ** 18 ** 15 ** 11 ** 5 ** 7 ** 19 **
Born 1895-1910 11 ** 13 ** 8 ** 7 ** 14 ** 26 ** 12 ** 13 ** 14 ** 19 ** 4 ** 0 ** 0 ** ** **
Born before 1895 7 ** 9 ** 6 ** 2 ** 3 ** 15 ** 20 ** 0 ** 0 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
  '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) 13 ** 17 ** 10 ** 5 ** 9 ** 30 ** 12 ** 15 ** 11 ** 10 ** 6 ** 2 ** 3 ** 5 5
Independents 7 ** 25 ** 14 ** 8 ** 25 ** 35 ** 22 ** 36 ** 36 ** 40 ** 21 ** 10 ** 22 ** 16 16
Republicans (incl leaners) 7 ** 7 ** 9 ** 9 ** 11 ** 18 ** 19 ** 23 ** 26 ** 24 ** 20 ** 6 ** 13 ** 14 10
  '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 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 14 ** 10 ** 10 ** 11 ** 10 ** 4 ** 2 ** 3 ** 1 4
Moderates ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 28 ** 16 ** 26 ** 24 ** 21 ** 14 ** 7 ** 8 ** 12 10
Conservatives ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 32 ** 22 ** 24 ** 22 ** 19 ** 18 ** 5 ** 11 ** 13 10

    ___   (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.2.3
Source: The American National Election Studies
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NOTE: variable used for race grouping has changed. See Table 1A.3

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