The ANES Guide to Public Opinion and Electoral Behavior

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Republican Presidential Candidate Moral 1980-2008
PERCENT AMONG DEMOGRAPHIC GROUPS WHO RESPONDED :      'Quite Well/ Extremely Well'


  % OF GROUP: '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08
Males 72 ** 82 ** 77 ** 81 ** 80 ** 72 ** 71 66
Females 71 ** 82 ** 78 ** 80 ** 74 ** 73 ** 68 67
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08
Whites non-Hispanic 75 ** 86 ** 82 ** 84 ** 82 ** 76 ** 76 74
Black non-Hispanic 43 ** 53 ** 59 ** 58 ** 50 ** 56 ** 45 45
Hispanic 67 ** 72 ** 66 ** 71 ** 67 ** 74 ** 60 53
Race oth/mult non-Hisp 64 ** 89 ** 64 ** 74 ** 72 ** 65 ** 72 45
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08
Grade Sch./Some High Sch. 73 ** 78 ** 67 ** 79 ** 65 ** 71 ** 47 65
High School Diploma 69 ** 81 ** 77 ** 79 ** 71 ** 70 ** 72 60
Some College, no Degree 73 ** 86 ** 80 ** 82 ** 80 ** 75 ** 68 67
College Degree/ Post-grad 76 ** 82 ** 79 ** 80 ** 87 ** 75 ** 69 76
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08
Income 0-16 Percentile 68 ** 72 ** 73 ** 72 ** 60 ** 70 ** 56 53
Income 17-33 Percentile 70 ** 78 ** 73 ** 78 ** 65 ** 70 ** 71 62
Income 34-67 Percentile 71 ** 84 ** 78 ** 81 ** 78 ** 72 ** 69 64
Income 68-95 Percentile 76 ** 86 ** 80 ** 84 ** 88 ** 73 ** 74 80
Income 96-100 Percentile 75 ** 94 ** 91 ** 83 ** 92 ** 82 ** 81 85
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08
Professionals 77 ** 85 ** 79 ** 81 ** 86 ** 75 ** 67 **
White Collar 76 ** 85 ** 81 ** 84 ** 78 ** 76 ** 74 **
Blue Collar 67 ** 79 ** 75 ** 78 ** 69 ** 69 ** 67 **
Unskilled 54 ** 68 ** 59 ** 79 ** 51 ** 46 ** 64 **
Farmers 83 ** 84 ** 78 ** 88 ** 78 ** 60 ** 74 **
Housewives 73 ** 86 ** 82 ** 79 ** 79 ** 82 ** 77 **
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08
Union Households 62 ** 79 ** 75 ** 81 ** 74 ** 70 ** 65 69
Non-Union Households 75 ** 83 ** 78 ** 80 ** 77 ** 73 ** 70 67
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08
South 74 ** 82 ** 78 ** 80 ** 73 ** 76 ** 69 73
Nonsouth 71 ** 82 ** 78 ** 80 ** 79 ** 71 ** 69 62
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08
Born 1991 or later ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
Born 1975-1990 ** ** ** ** ** ** 70 ** 76 ** 61 ** 54 56
Born 1959-1974 48 ** 74 ** 70 ** 74 ** 71 ** 74 ** 71 71
Born 1943-1958 65 ** 83 ** 75 ** 79 ** 78 ** 72 ** 75 70
Born 1927-1942 78 ** 84 ** 84 ** 86 ** 84 ** 79 ** 79 75
Born 1911-1926 75 ** 85 ** 86 ** 85 ** 83 ** 77 ** 58 68
Born 1895-1910 84 ** 88 ** 82 ** 90 ** 67 ** 100 ** ** **
Born before 1895 100 ** 100 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08
Democrats (incl leaners) 61 ** 70 ** 65 ** 71 ** 68 ** 60 ** 50 51
Independents 68 ** 83 ** 75 ** 70 ** 67 ** 67 ** 64 63
Republicans (incl leaners) 89 ** 96 ** 92 ** 94 ** 90 ** 90 ** 94 88
  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08
Liberals 61 ** 68 ** 63 ** 70 ** 73 ** 56 ** 48 54
Moderates 75 ** 83 ** 80 ** 82 ** 77 ** 74 ** 70 65
Conservatives 83 ** 92 ** 87 ** 91 ** 91 ** 83 ** 89 86

    ___   (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 7C.7.1
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)