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QN70

(Percentages are weighted by NWWEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted)

Regardless of whether you can vote in U.S. elections, please tell me: In politics today, do you consider yourself a Republican, a Democrat, an Independent, or something else?
  1) Republican
  2) Democrat
  3) Independent
  7) Something else
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Republican 16.1% 16.1%
Democrat 35.8% 51.9%
Independent 22.1% 74%
Something else 7.8% 81.8%
Don't know 13.3% 95.1%
Refused 5% 100.1%
Total N = 4016

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Republican 15.2% 13.9% 18.9% 15.5% 24.8% 16.6%
Democrat 28.2% 31.5% 41.1% 49.7% 51.6% 36.4%
Independent 29.0% 25.6% 18.7% 17.1% 7.7% 22.6%
Something else 11.0% 9.7% 6.0% 1.4% 3.5% 7.8%
Don't know 14.2% 16.1% 11.5% 12.5% 9.0% 13.4%
Refused 2.3% 3.3% 3.8% 3.8% 3.2% 3.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3893


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Republican 17.7% 22.3% 12.4% 18.5% 12.4% 16.3%
Democrat 36.4% 38.7% 41.4% 48.6% 32.6% 36.4%
Independent 20.2% 22.0% 23.1% 17.3% 28.2% 22.6%
Something else 6.6% 8.7% 9.6% 2.9% 10.7% 7.9%
Don't know 15.7% 5.6% 10.4% 9.2% 13.0% 13.5%
Refused 3.4% 2.8% 3.2% 3.5% 3.1% 3.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3910


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast North Central South West TOTAL
Republican 12.4% 12.7% 19.9% 14.9% 16.1%
Democrat 45.1% 39.3% 33.6% 33.7% 35.8%
Independent 19.8% 22.4% 22.9% 22.1% 22.1%
Something else 6.1% 5.4% 6.8% 9.7% 7.8%
Don't know 8.9% 16.6% 11.9% 15.2% 13.3%
Refused 7.7% 3.6% 4.9% 4.4% 5.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
4016


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Republican 17.0% 15.2% 16.1%
Democrat 34.5% 37.0% 35.7%
Independent 24.4% 19.6% 22.1%
Something else 7.6% 8.0% 7.8%
Don't know 12.4% 14.1% 13.2%
Refused 4.1% 6.0% 5.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
4016


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school grad or GED Business, technical, or vocational school after high school Some college, no 4-year degree College graduate, post-graduate training or professional schooling after college TOTAL
Republican 14.2% 19.4% 14.1% 17.6% 19.3% 16.7%
Democrat 33.8% 36.1% 35.6% 43.6% 39.4% 36.7%
Independent 23.0% 22.0% 20.4% 21.6% 28.9% 23.0%
Something else 7.0% 8.0% 12.6% 9.6% 6.5% 7.9%
Don't know 19.2% 12.5% 13.1% 6.6% 3.3% 13.4%
Refused 2.7% 2.0% 4.2% 1.0% 2.5% 2.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3837



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