December 2006 Values Update Survey

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CVOTE06A

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

In the 2006 election for Congress, did things come up which kept you from voting, or did you happen to vote?
  1) Yes, voted
  2) No, didn't vote
  3) No, too young to vote
  9) DK/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes, voted 63.1% 63.1%
No, didn't vote 35.6% 98.7%
No, too young to vote .7% 99.4%
DK/Refused .5% 99.9%
Total N = 2007

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Yes, voted 33.6% 50.6% 60.2% 70.4% 73.4% 84.1% 62.9%
No, didn't vote 60.9% 49.4% 39.1% 29.4% 25.9% 14.7% 36.0%
No, too young to vote 5.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 0.7%
DK/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.8% 0.3% 0.7% 0.9% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1969


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes, voted 64.0% 62.2% 63.1%
No, didn't vote 35.1% 36.1% 35.6%
No, too young to vote 0.5% 1.0% 0.8%
DK/Refused 0.4% 0.7% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2007


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate and above TOTAL
Yes, voted 39.9% 55.3% 66.7% 82.1% 63.1%
No, didn't vote 57.4% 43.8% 31.5% 17.4% 35.6%
No, too young to vote 1.8% 0.5% 1.2% 0.0% 0.7%
DK/Refused 0.9% 0.3% 0.6% 0.5% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1994


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Yes, voted 72.5% 69.4% 57.2% 65.1%
No, didn't vote 26.3% 29.0% 42.1% 33.8%
No, too young to vote 1.2% 1.1% 0.4% 0.8%
DK/Refused 0.0% 0.5% 0.3% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1870


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Yes, voted 68.5% 63.7% 40.5% 62.9%
No, didn't vote 30.4% 35.8% 57.2% 35.8%
No, too young to vote 0.7% 0.0% 1.4% 0.7%
DK/Refused 0.4% 0.5% 1.0% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1985



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