The ANES Guide to Public Opinion and Electoral Behavior

Age Cohort 1948-2016

  '48 '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 '16
Born 1991 or later - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 5
(318)
14
(574)
Born 1975-1990 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
(13)
5
(88)
6
(104)
12
(146)
14
(260)
17
(261)
21
(251)
28
(640)
28
(1635)
27
(1109)
Born 1959-1974 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 3
(74)
7
(114)
10
(140)
16
(346)
19
(416)
22
(442)
30
(599)
30
(757)
33
(585)
34
(582)
31
(398)
32
(572)
36
(540)
30
(360)
29
(663)
27
(1602)
28
(1182)
Born 1943-1958 - - - - - - - 2
(26)
7
(91)
10
(152)
17
(248)
28
(744)
34
(838)
36
(1033)
39
(893)
37
(593)
37
(521)
37
(832)
38
(835)
36
(743)
32
(625)
32
(793)
31
(557)
30
(517)
30
(377)
29
(515)
27
(413)
28
(339)
26
(598)
28
(1621)
24
(1000)
Born 1927-1942 9
(57)
8
(150)
7
(74)
18
(305)
21
(379)
21
(419)
28
(361)
33
(516)
31
(395)
32
(497)
31
(451)
27
(722)
23
(579)
24
(670)
25
(577)
23
(366)
21
(293)
21
(458)
20
(434)
20
(407)
19
(374)
19
(463)
18
(331)
18
(302)
17
(214)
17
(299)
13
(201)
16
(197)
14
(311)
11
(625)
7
(287)
Born 1911-1926 22
(142)
39
(692)
48
(539)
41
(712)
39
(702)
38
(738)
34
(443)
34
(528)
32
(414)
31
(486)
27
(392)
25
(683)
24
(604)
24
(671)
21
(485)
22
(356)
24
(344)
19
(415)
17
(380)
16
(332)
16
(324)
15
(384)
12
(213)
11
(181)
10
(126)
8
(144)
6
(85)
5
(65)
3
(68)
1
(51)
0
(18)
Born 1895-1910 46
(299)
30
(540)
33
(373)
26
(459)
26
(470)
27
(520)
25
(323)
22
(348)
22
(279)
21
(325)
21
(306)
16
(440)
16
(400)
15
(419)
10
(239)
11
(171)
8
(110)
8
(177)
5
(107)
6
(113)
3
(58)
3
(77)
1
(20)
1
(21)
0
(6)
1
(10)
0
(3)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
Born before 1895 24
(156)
22
(391)
13
(146)
15
(266)
15
(271)
14
(273)
13
(163)
9
(148)
8
(101)
6
(92)
5
(79)
4
(99)
3
(66)
2
(58)
1
(26)
1
(12)
1
(8)
0
(4)
0
(1)
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N 654 1773 1132 1742 1822 1950 1290 1566 1280 1552 1476 2688 2487 2851 2294 1612 1416 2232 2173 2037 1980 2487 1794 1707 1267 1800 1503 1212 2280 5852 4170

Percentage Within Study Year
Table 1A.1.

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Note:

2012 and 2016 data are for the combined (face-to-face and internet) sample.

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