The ANES Guide to Public Opinion and Electoral Behavior

Care Who Wins Presidential Election 1952-2012

  '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
Don't Care/Don't Know 33
(585)
** 37
(637)
** 35
(651)
** 35
(539)
** 35
(522)
** 40
(1062)
** 43
(1233)
** 44
(686)
** 35
(788)
** 39
(794)
** 25
(623)
** 22
(383)
** 24
(437)
** 15
(179)
20
(465)
19
(1097)
Care a Good Deal 67
(1178)
** 63
(1086)
** 65
(1222)
** 65
(1023)
** 65
(974)
** 60
(1620)
** 57
(1611)
** 56
(869)
** 65
(1453)
** 61
(1242)
** 75
(1854)
** 78
(1331)
** 76
(1370)
** 85
(1033)
80
(1847)
81
(4786)
N 1763 0 1723 0 1873 0 1562 0 1496 0 2682 0 2844 0 1555 0 2241 0 2036 0 2477 0 1714 0 1807 0 1212 2312 5883

Percentage Within Study Year
Table 6D.7.

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Question Text:

"Generally speaking, would you say that you personally care a good deal which party (1992 AND LATER: who) wins the presidential election this fall, or don't you care very much which party (1992 AND LATER: who) wins?"

Percent among demographic groups who responded:

Don't Care/ Don't Know
Care a Good Deal

Note:

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

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