The ANES Guide to Public Opinion and Electoral Behavior

Congressional Vote 2 Major Parties 1952-2016

  '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 49
(497)
** 53
(612)
60
(582)
56
(666)
58
(405)
65
(620)
57
(388)
52
(452)
54
(372)
56
(748)
62
(694)
57
(753)
58
(590)
54
(468)
57
(409)
55
(653)
60
(591)
59
(621)
64
(514)
59
(811)
47
(419)
49
(464)
49
(260)
51
(433)
47
(300)
53
(363)
54
(715)
49
(1698)
49
(1109)
Republican 51
(516)
** 47
(545)
40
(380)
44
(532)
42
(293)
35
(337)
43
(289)
48
(419)
46
(311)
44
(589)
38
(426)
43
(565)
42
(419)
46
(391)
43
(303)
45
(532)
40
(390)
41
(433)
36
(287)
41
(555)
53
(464)
51
(487)
51
(269)
49
(409)
53
(338)
47
(325)
46
(619)
51
(1789)
51
(1147)
N 1013 0 1157 962 1198 698 957 677 871 683 1337 1120 1318 1009 859 712 1185 981 1054 801 1366 883 951 529 842 638 688 1334 3487 2256

Percentage Within Study Year
Table 9B.1.

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Percent among demographic groups who responded:

Democrat
Republican

Note:

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

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