The ANES Guide to Public Opinion and Electoral Behavior

Care Who Wins Congressional Election 1966-2008

  '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08
Not Much/Don't Know 42
(540)
** 35
(532)
** 43
(1077)
** 57
(1305)
48
(672)
44
(615)
** 47
(1013)
** 53
(1038)
44
(899)
43
(768)
38
(647)
48
(616)
39
(707)
33
(492)
34
(406)
33
(757)
Very Much, Pretty Much 58
(749)
** 65
(972)
** 57
(1431)
** 43
(987)
52
(732)
56
(791)
** 53
(1146)
** 47
(935)
56
(1157)
57
(1021)
62
(1067)
52
(663)
61
(1100)
67
(1016)
66
(805)
67
(1561)
N 1289 0 1504 0 2508 0 2292 1404 1406 0 2159 0 1973 2056 1789 1714 1279 1807 1508 1211 2318

Percentage Within Study Year
Table 6D.8.

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Question Text:

"How much would you say that you personally cared about the way the elections (1996 and later: election) to the U.S. House of Representatives (1970,1974: to Congress) came out: (1978 and later: Did you care) very much, pretty much, not very much or not at all?"

Percent among demographic groups who responded:

Not Very Much/ At All, DK
Very Much, Pretty Much

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