American National Election Studies, 2004

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HINC_TYP

Summary: type of House incumbent
  1) Democratic running incumbent
  2) Republican running incumbent
  4) Democratic retiring incumbent
  5) Republican retiring incumbent
  7) No identifiable incumbent or Washington DC

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Democratic running incumbent 443 41.6% 41.6% -.69
Republican running incumbent 468 43.9% 85.5% -.07
Democratic retiring incumbent 47 4.4% 89.9% 1.15
Republican retiring incumbent 31 2.9% 92.8% 1.77
No identifiable incumbent or Washington DC 77 7.2% 100% 3

Variable Comparisons


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Democratic running incumbent 42.8%
217
40.4%
226
41.6%
443
Republican running incumbent 42.0%
213
45.6%
255
43.9%
468
Democratic retiring incumbent 3.7%
19
5.0%
28
4.4%
47
Republican retiring incumbent 3.9%
20
2.0%
11
2.9%
31
No identifiable incumbent or Washington DC 7.5%
38
7.0%
39
7.2%
77
TOTAL 100.0%
507
100.0%
559

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Age (I-AGE)

18-30 years 31-45 46-60 61+ TOTAL
Democratic running incumbent 49.3%
108
44.2%
121
41.0%
123
33.3%
91
41.6%
443
Republican running incumbent 34.7%
76
40.1%
110
46.3%
139
52.4%
143
43.9%
468
Democratic retiring incumbent 4.6%
10
3.6%
10
4.3%
13
5.1%
14
4.4%
47
Republican retiring incumbent 3.2%
7
3.6%
10
3.0%
9
1.8%
5
2.9%
31
No identifiable incumbent or Washington DC 8.2%
18
8.4%
23
5.3%
16
7.3%
20
7.2%
77
TOTAL 100.0%
219
100.0%
274
100.0%
300
100.0%
273

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Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Catholic Jewish Other TOTAL
Democratic running incumbent 33.0%
100
30.4%
58
65.2%
15
53.7%
101
38.9%
274
Republican running incumbent 53.8%
163
49.7%
95
34.8%
8
30.3%
57
45.8%
323
Democratic retiring incumbent 4.6%
14
4.7%
9
0.0%
0
5.3%
10
4.7%
33
Republican retiring incumbent 1.7%
5
4.7%
9
0.0%
0
2.7%
5
2.7%
19
No identifiable incumbent or Washington DC 6.9%
21
10.5%
20
0.0%
0
8.0%
15
7.9%
56
TOTAL 100.0%
303
100.0%
191
100.0%
23
100.0%
188

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Region (I-REGION)

Northeast North Central South West TOTAL
Democratic running incumbent 56.5%
104
25.8%
73
37.0%
136
56.3%
130
41.6%
443
Republican running incumbent 28.8%
53
60.4%
171
40.2%
148
41.6%
96
43.9%
468
Democratic retiring incumbent 0.0%
0
13.8%
39
0.8%
3
2.2%
5
4.4%
47
Republican retiring incumbent 14.7%
27
0.0%
0
1.1%
4
0.0%
0
2.9%
31
No identifiable incumbent or Washington DC 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
20.9%
77
0.0%
0
7.2%
77
TOTAL 100.0%
184
100.0%
283
100.0%
368
100.0%
231

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