The ANES Guide to Public Opinion and Electoral Behavior

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Contacted by Republican Party 1956-2012
PERCENT AMONG DEMOGRAPHIC GROUPS WHO RESPONDED :      'No'


  % OF GROUP: '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 '12
Males 87 ** 86 ** 78 83 81 ** 84 88 84 84 86 82 86 85 87 89 87 85 80 83 75 70 74 74 71
Females 90 ** 86 ** 82 86 83 ** 85 85 85 84 86 82 89 87 87 91 90 84 85 82 75 69 70 76 70
  '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 '12
Whites non-Hispanic 88 ** 86 ** 79 84 81 ** 83 86 83 83 84 80 86 84 86 88 87 82 79 80 72 66 65 71 65
Black non-Hispanic 92 ** 93 ** 91 91 90 ** 94 93 93 94 95 91 95 92 92 95 94 94 93 91 86 80 89 91 84
Hispanic ** ** ** ** ** 100 86 ** 100 89 95 96 90 91 92 93 90 97 95 92 95 90 91 85 90 83 83
Race oth/mult non-Hisp ** ** ** ** ** 100 75 ** 100 94 100 88 88 100 98 92 92 92 94 88 89 80 80 77 74 88 77
  '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 '12
Grade Sch./Some High Sch. 91 ** 92 ** 90 91 92 ** 88 89 93 91 94 91 95 90 95 96 92 95 92 92 89 69 81 86 81
High School Diploma 89 ** 88 ** 81 85 82 ** 85 87 86 87 88 85 90 90 89 93 91 89 88 84 79 79 74 81 73
Some College, no Degree 83 ** 80 ** 73 78 76 ** 84 86 80 82 82 80 84 84 84 87 88 81 79 81 74 66 72 76 71
College Degree/ Post-grad 84 ** 70 ** 63 77 73 ** 81 84 78 73 78 72 81 76 83 84 84 76 76 79 68 59 67 67 66
  '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 '12
Income 0-16 Percentile 93 ** 90 ** 91 91 90 ** 91 93 92 94 95 87 95 94 93 96 95 96 90 91 91 ** 86 87 76
Income 17-33 Percentile 88 ** 93 ** 86 91 91 ** 92 88 90 90 86 87 92 88 92 94 92 90 87 86 75 ** 73 79 77
Income 34-67 Percentile 90 ** 87 ** 80 85 81 ** 85 87 85 84 86 85 86 89 87 91 90 83 83 83 77 ** 75 73 69
Income 68-95 Percentile 86 ** 83 ** 74 81 72 ** 80 84 80 78 82 77 84 80 82 87 83 79 76 78 68 ** 60 72 65
Income 96-100 Percentile 85 ** 71 ** 58 69 82 ** 75 73 69 73 69 57 77 67 70 77 83 64 83 76 67 ** 62 60 64
  '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 '12
Professionals 85 ** 77 ** 69 ** 77 ** 81 84 78 76 79 75 83 79 83 86 87 79 76 78 68 ** 72 ** **
White Collar 85 ** 80 ** 78 ** 72 ** 86 83 86 83 85 79 85 86 84 88 88 84 82 80 76 ** 65 ** **
Blue Collar 92 ** 92 ** 84 ** 87 ** 87 88 88 91 92 88 91 91 92 94 91 87 86 86 82 ** 74 ** **
Unskilled 88 ** 94 ** 94 ** 90 ** 94 97 80 96 88 89 93 98 93 91 87 96 92 86 95 ** 95 ** **
Farmers 90 ** 88 ** 92 ** 87 ** 77 91 96 81 76 74 90 88 89 94 93 97 90 70 66 ** 83 ** **
Housewives 89 ** 88 ** 80 ** 84 ** 85 87 83 81 86 82 89 83 86 87 86 82 84 80 77 ** 69 ** **
  '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 '12
Union Households 91 ** 90 ** 79 87 83 ** 85 87 83 86 87 85 84 84 87 91 87 83 82 78 73 72 68 75 68
Non-Union Households 88 ** 85 ** 80 84 82 ** 85 86 85 84 85 81 88 86 87 90 89 85 83 83 76 69 73 75 70
  '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 '12
South 90 ** 86 ** 85 89 85 ** 91 95 88 85 83 82 90 88 93 92 89 87 88 88 79 71 81 75 73
Nonsouth 88 ** 86 ** 78 83 81 ** 83 83 83 84 87 82 86 85 84 89 89 83 80 80 74 69 68 76 69
  '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 '12
Born 1991 or later ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 84
Born 1975-1990 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 92 95 100 93 87 88 89 91 86
Born 1959-1974 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 94 89 93 94 96 95 95 94 89 87 89 83 75 74 77 74
Born 1943-1958 ** ** ** ** 90 84 88 ** 86 88 89 88 89 85 88 86 87 89 88 82 81 81 70 64 67 70 60
Born 1927-1942 94 ** 86 ** 78 87 80 ** 84 86 83 80 85 80 86 81 85 87 84 81 77 75 63 52 57 52 42
Born 1911-1926 88 ** 86 ** 78 80 80 ** 83 83 82 81 80 75 82 82 80 86 86 83 71 72 66 61 67 65 64
Born 1895-1910 87 ** 85 ** 82 86 85 ** 85 87 80 86 86 82 89 80 86 88 89 80 86 33 91 57 ** ** **
Born before 1895 89 ** 92 ** 88 91 87 ** 86 92 91 92 60 50 ** 100 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
  '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 '12
Democrats (incl leaners) 89 ** 91 ** 83 88 84 ** 86 88 88 88 88 85 90 88 91 92 90 91 86 86 78 78 80 80 77
Independents 86 ** 84 ** 93 85 85 ** 94 90 90 88 85 90 91 93 94 96 94 89 87 81 86 80 69 88 74
Republicans (incl leaners) 88 ** 80 ** 71 79 77 ** 80 82 77 77 82 73 84 81 80 85 85 77 77 78 68 59 63 65 61
  '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 '12
Liberals ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 83 87 86 85 86 82 87 88 90 88 89 87 88 85 69 75 81 80 77
Moderates ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 85 85 81 82 84 83 87 87 85 89 86 85 81 80 77 68 73 79 71
Conservatives ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 79 82 78 79 82 74 83 81 82 87 86 78 76 78 70 60 61 64 61

    ___   (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 6C.1c.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)