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Care Who Wins Presidential Election 1952-2012

  '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 '12
Don't Care/Don't Know: 33 ** 37 ** 35 ** 35 ** 35 ** 40 ** 43 ** 44 ** 35 ** 39 ** 25 ** 22 ** 24 ** 15 20 19
Care a Good Deal : 67 ** 63 ** 65 ** 65 ** 65 ** 60 ** 57 ** 56 ** 65 ** 61 ** 75 ** 78 ** 76 ** 85 80 81
N   1763   1723   1873   1562   1496   2682   2844   1555   2241   2036   2477   1714   1807   1212 2312 5884

PERCENTAGE WITHIN STUDY YEAR
Table 6D.7
Source: The American National Election Studies
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QUESTION TEXT:

"Generally speaking, would you say that you personally care a good
deal which party (1992 AND LATER: who) wins the presidential election
this fall, or don't you care very much which party (1992 AND LATER:
who) wins?"


Graph of Response:


Percent among demographic groups who responded:

 
 
NOTE: 2012 data are for the combined (face-to-face and internet) sample.

This question is variable VCF0311 in the ANES Cumulative Data File dataset.
Consult the Cumulative Data File codebook for complete question text and annotation.
Weight variable VCF0009z was used to produce this table (see weight documentation)

(Table generated: 11NOV15)


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