Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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PRTYLN96

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

ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO WERE UNDECIDED FOR WHOM THEY WOULD VOTE IF THEY HAD TO VOTE IN THE 1996 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION TODAY: As of TODAY, do you LEAN more to Clinton, the Democrat, or Dole, the Republican?
  1) Clinton
  2) Dole
  3) Other/Undecided

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Clinton 28.4% 28.4%
Dole 29.9% 58.3%
Other/Undecided 41.7% 100%
Total N = 158

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Clinton 24.5% 31.4% 28.4%
Dole 28.5% 30.9% 29.9%
Other/Undecided 47.0% 37.6% 41.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
158


Political party (I-POLPARTY)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Clinton 24.5% 36.4% 27.5% 28.4%
Dole 51.1% 18.2% 25.0% 31.3%
Other/Undecided 24.5% 45.5% 47.5% 40.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
147


Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
Clinton 38.9% 24.4% 28.5% 28.2%
Dole 20.4% 36.9% 26.8% 30.6%
Other/Undecided 40.7% 38.8% 44.7% 41.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
155


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Clinton 32.5% 16.3% 13.3% 31.9% 28.4%
Dole 32.0% 28.6% 40.0% 20.3% 29.9%
Other/Undecided 35.5% 55.1% 46.7% 47.8% 41.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
158


Education (I-EDUCATN)

Less than High school High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) Some College (no 4-year degree)/Business, technical, or vocational school AFTER high 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
Clinton 36.4% 30.4% 28.5% 15.2% 28.0% 28.4%
Dole 45.5% 20.7% 35.4% 30.3% 36.0% 29.9%
Other/Undecided 18.2% 48.9% 36.2% 54.5% 36.0% 41.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
158


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Asian, other or mixed race TOTAL
Clinton 26.9% 46.7% 11.1% 29.1%
Dole 32.9% 17.8% 22.2% 30.6%
Other/Undecided 40.3% 35.6% 66.7% 40.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
154


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than 20K 20K-39,999 40K-74,999 75K & over TOTAL
Clinton 40.0% 21.5% 31.7% 28.9% 29.8%
Dole 12.5% 32.7% 36.7% 42.2% 29.5%
Other/Undecided 47.5% 45.8% 31.7% 28.9% 40.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
133


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Clinton 31.8% 34.3% 26.7% 16.4% 28.4%
Dole 37.9% 25.0% 26.7% 36.4% 29.9%
Other/Undecided 30.3% 40.7% 46.6% 47.3% 41.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
158



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