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Average Feelings Toward Parties 1952-2004
AVERAGE AMONG DEMOGRAPHIC GROUPS FOR:      REPUBLICAN PARTY


  AVG. 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
Males .1 ** -.1 -.4 -.1 ** -.3 ** -.1 ** -.2 ** -.4 -.1 0 -.2 0 0 .1 -.3 -.4 .2 -.1 ** 0 ** -.1
Females .2 ** .2 -.1 .2 ** -.1 ** 0 ** -.1 ** -.3 0 -.1 -.4 0 -.2 0 -.4 -.4 -.1 -.2 ** -.1 ** -.3
  '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
White non-Hispanic .2 ** .1 -.2 .1 ** -.1 ** .1 ** -.1 ** -.2 0 0 -.2 .1 0 .2 -.3 -.3 .2 -.1 ** 0 ** -.1
Black non-Hispanic -.5 ** -.3 -.4 -.2 ** -.8 ** -1.2 ** 1.0 ** -1.1 -.4 -.5 -1.1 -.6 -.8 -.7 -.6 -.8 -.6 -.5 ** -.7 ** -.6
Hispanic ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** -.9 ** -.3 ** -.2 0 0 -.1 .1 -.3 -.2 -.6 -.5 -.1 -.1 ** 0 ** -.1
Race oth/mult non-Hisp ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** -.5 ** 0 ** -.2 0 -.3 .2 .1 .3 -.4 .2 0 .2 -.5 ** -.1 ** 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
Grade Sch./Some High Sch. -.1 ** 0 -.2 .1 ** -.4 ** -.3 ** -.1 ** -.4 -.1 -.1 -.3 -.2 -.5 -.1 -.5 -.5 -.1 -.2 ** -.1 ** -.2
High School Diploma .2 ** 0 -.4 -.1 ** -.2 ** -.1 ** -.1 ** -.3 -.1 -.1 -.3 0 -.2 0 -.2 -.3 0 -.2 ** -.1 ** -.2
Some College, no Degree .7 ** .3 -.1 .4 ** -.1 ** .3 ** -.3 ** -.3 -.1 .1 -.3 .1 0 .2 -.3 -.4 0 0 ** 0 ** 0
College Degree/ Post-grad .8 ** .3 .1 .5 ** .1 ** .1 ** -.1 ** -.2 0 0 -.2 -.1 0 0 -.7 -.5 .2 -.1 ** -.1 ** -.3
  '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
Income 0-16 Percentile 0 ** .1 -.1 .3 ** -.4 ** -.1 ** -.1 ** -.3 -.1 -.1 -.5 -.3 -.3 -.2 -.4 -.5 -.2 -.4 ** -.3 ** -.4
Income 17-33 Percentile -.1 ** -.1 -.3 0 ** -.3 ** -.1 ** -.1 ** -.5 -.2 -.1 -.3 -.2 -.2 -.2 -.4 -.4 -.3 -.2 ** -.2 ** -.2
Income 34-67 Percentile -.1 ** 0 -.4 0 ** -.2 ** 0 ** -.2 ** -.4 -.1 -.1 -.5 0 -.2 0 -.4 -.4 .2 -.2 ** 0 ** -.2
Income 68-95 Percentile .2 ** 0 -.3 0 ** -.1 ** 0 ** -.2 ** -.3 0 0 -.1 .1 .2 .2 -.3 -.3 .2 .1 ** -.1 ** -.1
Income 96-100 Percentile 1.7 ** .6 .2 .8 ** .2 ** .1 ** .4 ** .5 .1 .5 0 .5 .2 .8 0 -.4 .1 0 ** .2 ** .1
  '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
Professionals .8 ** .2 -.2 .3 ** 0 ** .1 ** 0 ** -.3 0 0 -.2 -.1 0 0 -.6 -.4 .2 -.2 ** -.1 ** -.2
White Collar .2 ** 0 -.2 .3 ** -.2 ** 0 ** -.2 ** -.3 -.1 .1 -.2 .1 -.1 .2 -.3 -.4 .1 -.1 ** -.1 ** -.1
Blue Collar -.4 ** -.2 -.4 -.2 ** -.5 ** -.2 ** -.4 ** -.5 -.1 -.1 -.4 -.1 -.3 -.1 -.3 -.5 -.1 -.2 ** -.1 ** -.2
Unskilled -.4 ** -.3 -.6 .2 ** -.5 ** -.6 ** -.6 ** -.5 -.2 .1 -.1 -.5 .1 -.3 -.3 -.7 -.2 -1.1 ** -.2 ** -.3
Farmers .2 ** 0 -.2 .3 ** -.1 ** 0 ** 0 ** 0 .2 0 -.1 .3 -.1 .1 -.6 0 .3 -.2 ** .5 ** 0
Housewives .2 ** .3 -.1 .2 ** -.1 ** 0 ** 0 ** 0 .1 0 -.3 .2 0 0 -.2 -.2 .2 .5 ** .2 ** -.2
  '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
Union Households -.4 ** -.2 -.6 -.3 ** -.7 ** -.3 ** -.4 ** -.7 -.2 -.2 -.6 -.3 -.2 -.3 -.3 -.6 -.4 -.5 ** -.5 ** -.6
Non-Union Households .3 ** .2 -.1 .3 ** 0 ** 0 ** -.1 ** -.2 0 0 -.2 .1 -.1 .1 -.4 -.3 .2 -.1 ** 0 ** -.1
  '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
South -.1 ** -.2 -.4 .2 ** -.2 ** -.2 ** -.1 ** -.3 0 0 -.3 .1 0 .1 -.2 -.3 .2 0 ** 0 ** 0
Nonsouth .2 ** .1 -.2 .1 ** -.2 ** 0 ** -.2 ** -.3 -.1 0 -.3 0 -.2 0 -.4 -.4 0 -.2 ** -.1 ** -.2
  '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
Born 1975-1990 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** -.4 0 .1 ** -.4 ** -.3
Born 1959-1974 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** .1 0 -.1 -.1 -.1 0 -.2 -.3 0 -.2 ** 0 ** -.1
Born 1943-1958 ** ** ** ** ** ** -.3 ** -.1 ** -.2 ** -.4 -.1 -.1 -.4 0 -.1 .1 -.4 -.5 0 -.1 ** -.1 ** 0
Born 1927-1942 0 ** 0 -.4 0 ** -.2 ** -.1 ** -.3 ** -.3 -.1 .1 -.2 0 -.1 0 -.2 -.4 .2 -.1 ** -.1 ** -.3
Born 1911-1926 -.2 ** 0 -.3 0 ** -.2 ** -.1 ** -.1 ** -.3 0 0 -.4 -.1 -.2 -.1 -.7 -.5 -.1 -.3 ** .1 ** -.2
Born 1895-1910 .3 ** 0 -.3 .2 ** -.3 ** 0 ** -.1 ** -.3 0 0 -.2 0 -.1 0 -.7 -.2 .7 .1 ** 0 ** **
Born before 1895 .4 ** .3 .1 .3 ** .1 ** .4 ** .4 ** .2 .2 0 1 -.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
Democrats (incl leaners) -.8 ** -.9 -.9 -.7 ** -.7 ** -.7 ** -.7 ** -.9 -.4 -.6 1.0 -.8 -.9 -.8 1.0 -1.1 -.7 -.9 ** -.9 ** 1.0
Independents & Apolitical .4 ** .2 -.1 0 ** 0 ** -.2 ** -.2 ** -.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -.5 -.2 -.1 ** 0 ** -.4
Republicans (incl leaners) 1.7 ** 1.3 .7 1.3 ** .8 ** 1.1 ** .7 ** .6 .5 .9 .8 1 .8 1 .4 .5 1 .8 ** 1 ** 1
  '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
Liberals ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 1.0 ** -1.1 -.4 -.8 -1.3 1.0 -.9 -.8 -1.3 -1.3 -1.1 -1.3 ** -1.1 ** -1.4
Moderates ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** -.1 ** -.4 -.1 0 -.4 -.2 -.2 -.2 -.3 -.5 -.2 -.4 ** -.1 ** -.2
Conservatives ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** .3 ** .3 .3 .6 .5 .8 .5 .7 .1 .3 .8 .6 ** .6 ** .7

    ___   (underline) indicates 50 or fewer total respondents within group
    **     indicates question not asked or no cases within group


table 2B.1.2
Source: The American National Election Studies
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