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QN71

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

IF RESPONDENT DOES NOT CONSIDER SELF TO BE A REPUBLICAN OR DEMOCRAT (FROM QN70): Do you consider yourself closer to the Republican party or the Democratic party?
  1) Republican
  2) Democrat
  3) Neither
  4) Other
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Republican 18.3% 18.3%
Democrat 27.7% 46%
Neither 22.8% 68.8%
Other .6% 69.4%
Don't know 21.8% 91.2%
Refused 8.9% 100.1%
Total N = 1896

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Republican 17.1% 22.1% 20.1% 14.2% 17.8% 19.2%
Democrat 34.1% 21.4% 29.0% 35.4% 30.1% 28.9%
Neither 23.4% 26.3% 21.6% 25.2% 19.2% 23.9%
Other 0.5% 0.2% 1.2% 0.8% 0.0% 0.5%
Don't know 22.2% 26.4% 19.2% 15.7% 19.2% 22.3%
Refused 2.8% 3.7% 8.8% 8.7% 13.7% 5.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1792


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Republican 21.0% 27.0% 10.3% 15.8% 16.4% 19.1%
Democrat 22.5% 31.0% 41.4% 40.4% 35.2% 28.8%
Neither 24.6% 24.6% 23.3% 21.1% 22.2% 23.6%
Other 0.9% 0.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.6%
Don't know 25.2% 11.1% 15.5% 15.8% 22.7% 22.6%
Refused 5.8% 5.6% 9.5% 7.0% 3.4% 5.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1801


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast North Central South West TOTAL
Republican 18.2% 14.5% 23.7% 14.9% 18.3%
Democrat 24.4% 30.2% 26.4% 29.1% 27.6%
Neither 21.5% 24.5% 19.7% 25.3% 22.8%
Other 1.7% 0.0% 0.4% 0.5% 0.6%
Don't know 19.0% 23.9% 21.8% 22.2% 21.8%
Refused 15.3% 6.9% 8.0% 8.0% 8.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1896


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Republican 20.4% 16.1% 18.3%
Democrat 31.1% 24.0% 27.7%
Neither 20.7% 25.1% 22.8%
Other 0.7% 0.4% 0.6%
Don't know 19.2% 24.5% 21.8%
Refused 7.8% 9.9% 8.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1896


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 17.5% 20.9% 20.0% 18.7% 27.9% 19.6%
Democrat 23.9% 28.4% 30.5% 40.4% 45.5% 29.6%
Neither 23.6% 30.7% 13.7% 26.1% 14.5% 24.5%
Other 1.1% 0.2% 0.0% 0.4% 0.0% 0.6%
Don't know 31.3% 17.8% 24.2% 12.6% 8.5% 22.7%
Refused 2.7% 2.0% 11.6% 1.7% 3.6% 2.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1739



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