The ANES Guide to Public Opinion and Electoral Behavior

Party Identification 7-Point Scale by Mode 1952-2016


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Strong Democrat 23
(392)
23
(248)
22
(364)
28
(480)
21
(389)
24
(297)
27
(417)
18
(230)
20
(311)
20
(298)
15
(397)
18
(439)
15
(422)
15
(340)
18
(286)
20
(284)
17
(379)
18
(389)
18
(355)
20
(393)
18
(446)
15
(270)
18
(314)
19
(244)
19
(345)
17
(246)
17
(197)
** 19
(432)
** 20
(1156)
20
(409)
19
(747)
** 21
(902)
18
(200)
22
(702)
Weak Democrat 26
(435)
26
(288)
24
(402)
23
(405)
26
(476)
24
(300)
25
(385)
28
(354)
26
(394)
24
(357)
25
(685)
21
(516)
25
(696)
24
(546)
23
(371)
24
(335)
20
(444)
22
(473)
18
(359)
19
(376)
17
(432)
18
(329)
19
(332)
18
(232)
15
(274)
17
(250)
16
(185)
** 15
(348)
** 15
(890)
13
(259)
16
(631)
** 14
(585)
13
(138)
14
(447)
Independent Democrat 10
(173)
9
(97)
7
(111)
7
(125)
6
(121)
8
(93)
9
(144)
9
(115)
10
(153)
10
(156)
11
(299)
13
(331)
12
(337)
14
(328)
11
(184)
11
(155)
11
(242)
10
(226)
12
(240)
12
(245)
14
(353)
13
(239)
14
(239)
14
(173)
15
(275)
15
(227)
17
(208)
** 17
(398)
** 12
(691)
16
(321)
10
(369)
** 11
(462)
15
(164)
9
(298)
Independent Independent 5
(83)
8
(82)
9
(155)
8
(131)
10
(188)
8
(100)
8
(121)
12
(157)
11
(163)
13
(194)
15
(400)
18
(445)
16
(447)
16
(371)
15
(243)
13
(183)
13
(280)
14
(294)
12
(243)
12
(236)
13
(315)
11
(204)
10
(170)
12
(149)
13
(237)
7
(107)
10
(118)
** 11
(261)
** 14
(839)
10
(207)
16
(632)
** 15
(622)
10
(105)
16
(518)
Independent Republican 8
(128)
6
(68)
9
(146)
5
(94)
7
(128)
6
(80)
6
(88)
7
(90)
9
(135)
8
(117)
10
(282)
9
(214)
10
(277)
10
(217)
10
(166)
8
(112)
12
(277)
11
(234)
13
(270)
12
(233)
12
(306)
12
(207)
12
(199)
11
(135)
13
(231)
13
(188)
12
(140)
** 12
(266)
** 12
(721)
18
(360)
9
(360)
** 11
(472)
16
(174)
9
(298)
Weak Republican 14
(237)
15
(159)
15
(250)
17
(298)
14
(263)
17
(209)
14
(210)
15
(194)
15
(226)
15
(230)
13
(354)
14
(342)
14
(400)
13
(289)
14
(225)
14
(199)
15
(329)
15
(314)
14
(280)
15
(293)
14
(346)
15
(260)
15
(255)
16
(203)
12
(207)
16
(233)
12
(148)
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