News Interest Index, October 2003

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

These days, many people are so busy they can't find time to register to vote, or move around so often they don't get a chance to re-register... Are you now registered to vote in your precinct or election district, or haven't you been able to register so far?
  1) Yes, registered
  2) No, not registered
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes, registered 76% 76%
No, not registered 23.6% 99.6%
Don't know/Refused .3% 99.9%
Total N = 1515

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Yes, registered 48.8% 62.4% 79.3% 86.7% 82.7% 89.1% 75.9%
No, not registered 51.2% 37.0% 20.7% 13.3% 17.3% 9.5% 23.8%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.4% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1495


Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

More than once a week Once a week Once or twice a month A few times a year Seldom Never TOTAL
Yes, registered 83.9% 84.5% 70.5% 74.4% 70.9% 59.5% 75.9%
No, not registered 15.8% 15.5% 29.5% 25.0% 27.9% 40.5% 23.7%
Don't know/Refused 0.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.6% 1.2% 0.0% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1496


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school graduate High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) Some college, no 4-year degree (or technical or vocational school) College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., toward a Master's Degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school) TOTAL
Yes, registered 59.8% 74.8% 74.8% 86.4% 90.1% 76.0%
No, not registered 39.4% 24.7% 25.2% 13.6% 9.9% 23.7%
Don't know/Refused 0.8% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1510


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes, registered 74.4% 77.5% 76.0%
No, not registered 25.3% 22.1% 23.7%
Don't know/Refused 0.3% 0.4% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1515


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Yes, registered 83.9% 80.4% 67.6% 77.4%
No, not registered 16.1% 19.5% 32.4% 22.6%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1402


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Yes, registered 78.4% 76.8% 62.6% 75.9%
No, not registered 21.1% 23.2% 37.4% 23.8%
Don't know/Refused 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1499



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