Presidential Vote 2 Major Parties 1948 -2016

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  '48 '50 '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 '06 '08 '10 '12 '14 '16
Democrat 54
(212)
** 42
(518)
** 40
(511)
** 49
(699)
** 68
(750)
** 46
(421)
** 36
(566)
** 51
(834)
** 44
(383)
** 42
(575)
** 47
(563)
** 59
(793)
** 58
(563)
** 52
(550)
** 50
(392)
** 55
(861)
** 54
(2175)
** 53
(1336)
Republican 46
(178)
** 58
(717)
** 60
(755)
** 51
(722)
** 32
(361)
** 54
(490)
** 64
(1021)
** 49
(797)
** 56
(494)
** 58
(801)
** 53
(632)
** 41
(562)
** 42
(400)
** 48
(507)
** 50
(394)
** 45
(709)
** 46
(1882)
** 47
(1187)
N 390 0 1235 0 1266 0 1421 0 1111 0 911 0 1587 0 1631 0 877 0 1376 0 1195 0 1355 0 963 0 1057 0 786 0 1570 0 4057 0 2523

Percentage Within Study Year
Table 9A.1.
Source: VCF0704A in the ANES Cumulative Data File dataset, weighted with VCF0009z
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Percent among demographic groups who responded:

Democrat
Republican

Question Text:

1948: (IF R VOTED:) "Whom did you vote for?"
1952-1964: (IF R VOTED:) "Who did you vote for for President?
1968-1976: (IF R VOTED:) "Who did you vote for in the election for President?"
1980-later: (IF R VOTED:) "How about the election for President? Did you vote for a candidate for President?" (IF YES:) "Who did you vote for?"

Note:

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

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