The ANES Guide to Public Opinion and Electoral Behavior

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Democratic Presidential Candidate Inspiring 1980-1996
PERCENT AMONG DEMOGRAPHIC GROUPS WHO RESPONDED :      'Not Too Well/ Not Well at All'


  % OF GROUP: '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96
Males 67 ** 63 ** 57 ** 43 ** 49
Females 60 ** 52 ** 46 ** 39 ** 45
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96
Whites non-Hispanic 66 ** 62 ** 58 ** 45 ** 53
Black non-Hispanic 34 ** 23 ** 30 ** 20 ** 21
Hispanic 69 ** 43 ** 28 ** 30 ** 34
Race oth/mult non-Hisp 75 ** 49 ** 34 ** 27 ** 43
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96
Grade Sch./Some High Sch. 43 ** 31 ** 38 ** 24 ** 33
High School Diploma 58 ** 51 ** 47 ** 37 ** 44
Some College, no Degree 71 ** 63 ** 55 ** 44 ** 47
College Degree/ Post-grad 80 ** 72 ** 62 ** 49 ** 56
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96
Income 0-16 Percentile 47 ** 33 ** 41 ** 27 ** 36
Income 17-33 Percentile 56 ** 46 ** 39 ** 35 ** 41
Income 34-67 Percentile 67 ** 61 ** 51 ** 42 ** 48
Income 68-95 Percentile 70 ** 67 ** 58 ** 46 ** 53
Income 96-100 Percentile 81 ** 68 ** 74 ** 57 ** 58
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96
Professionals 74 ** 69 ** 60 ** 47 ** 50
White Collar 67 ** 60 ** 53 ** 43 ** 45
Blue Collar 56 ** 47 ** 44 ** 34 ** 44
Unskilled 71 ** 51 ** 40 ** 47 ** 63
Farmers 57 ** 56 ** 60 ** 40 ** 40
Housewives 57 ** 54 ** 45 ** 41 ** 54
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96
Union Households 64 ** 57 ** 46 ** 41 ** 41
Non-Union Households 63 ** 56 ** 52 ** 41 ** 48
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96
South 57 ** 48 ** 42 ** 37 ** 46
Nonsouth 65 ** 60 ** 55 ** 43 ** 47
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96
Born 1991 or later ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
Born 1975-1990 ** ** ** ** ** ** 33 ** 42
Born 1959-1974 52 ** 52 ** 48 ** 42 ** 50
Born 1943-1958 67 ** 62 ** 56 ** 45 ** 49
Born 1927-1942 72 ** 59 ** 50 ** 38 ** 44
Born 1911-1926 57 ** 53 ** 48 ** 35 ** 36
Born 1895-1910 48 ** 42 ** 49 ** 35 ** 51
Born before 1895 44 ** 50 ** ** ** ** ** **
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96
Democrats (incl leaners) 49 ** 41 ** 34 ** 22 ** 27
Independents 68 ** 62 ** 59 ** 53 ** 58
Republicans (incl leaners) 82 ** 74 ** 69 ** 62 ** 71
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96
Liberals 58 ** 56 ** 43 ** 31 ** 39
Moderates 62 ** 51 ** 48 ** 42 ** 42
Conservatives 75 ** 72 ** 62 ** 53 ** 63

    ___   (underline) indicates 50 or fewer total respondents within group
    **     indicates question not asked or no cases within group
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Table 7C.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: 02NOV15)