The ANES Guide to Public Opinion and Electoral Behavior

Republican Presidential Candidate Moral 1980-2008

PERCENT AMONG DEMOGRAPHIC GROUPS WHO RESPONDED : "Quite Well/ Extremely Well"

  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '06 '08
Males 72 ** 82 ** 77 ** 81 ** 80 ** 72 ** 71 ** 66
Females 71 ** 82 ** 78 ** 80 ** 74 ** 73 ** 68 ** 67
White 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
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
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 ** 82 ** 92 ** 82 ** 81 ** 85
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 ** **
Union Households 62 ** 79 ** 75 ** 81 ** 74 ** 70 ** 65 ** 69
Non-Union Households 75 ** 83 ** 78 ** 80 ** 77 ** 73 ** 70 ** 67
South 74 ** 82 ** 78 ** 80 ** 73 ** 76 ** 69 ** 73
Nonsouth 71 ** 82 ** 78 ** 80 ** 79 ** 71 ** 69 ** 62
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 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
Democrats (incl leaners) 61 ** 70 ** 65 ** 71 ** 68 ** 60 ** 50 ** 51
Independents 68 ** 83 ** 75 ** 70 ** 67 ** 67 ** 64 ** 63
Republicans 89 ** 96 ** 92 ** 94 ** 90 ** 90 ** 94 ** 88
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