The ANES Guide to Public Opinion and Electoral Behavior

Presidential Vote 2 Major Parties and Wallace/Anderson/Perot 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
Democrat 54
(212)
42
(518)
** 40
(511)
** 49
(699)
** 68
(750)
** 41
(421)
** 36
(566)
** 51
(834)
** 40
(383)
** 42
(575)
** 47
(563)
** 48
(793)
** 54
(563)
** 52
(550)
** 50
(392)
55
(861)
54
(2175)
**
Republican 46
(178)
58
(717)
** 60
(755)
** 51
(722)
** 32
(361)
** 48
(490)
** 64
(1021)
** 49
(797)
** 52
(494)
** 58
(801)
** 53
(632)
** 34
(562)
** 38
(400)
** 48
(507)
** 50
(394)
45
(709)
46
(1882)
**
Wallace/Anderson/Perot - - ** - ** - ** - ** 11
(116)
** - ** - ** 8
(81)
** - ** - ** 18
(299)
** 8
(79)
** - ** - - - **
N 390 1235 0 1266 0 1421 0 1111 0 1027 0 1587 0 1631 0 958 0 1376 0 1195 0 1654 0 1042 0 1057 0 786 1570 4057 0

Percentage Within Study Year
Table 9A.2.

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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?"

Percent among demographic groups who responded:

Democrat
Republican
Wallace/ Anderson/ Perot

Note:

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

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