Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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CRTNRG96

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

ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE REGISTERED: Are you absolutely certain you are registered to vote, or is there a chance your registration has lapsed because you moved or for some other reason?
  1) Absolutely certain
  2) Chance registration has lapsed
  3) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Absolutely certain 94.5% 94.5%
Chance registration has lapsed 5% 99.5%
Don't know/Refused .5% 100%
Total N = 1578

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Absolutely certain 94.6% 94.4% 94.5%
Chance registration has lapsed 5.0% 5.0% 5.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.5% 0.6% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1578


Political party (I-POLPARTY)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Absolutely certain 94.9% 95.5% 92.9% 94.5%
Chance registration has lapsed 4.2% 3.8% 7.1% 5.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.9% 0.7% 0.0% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1540


Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
Absolutely certain 89.3% 94.0% 97.6% 94.5%
Chance registration has lapsed 9.9% 5.2% 2.3% 5.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.8% 0.8% 0.1% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1556


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Absolutely certain 95.4% 96.2% 94.9% 90.3% 94.5%
Chance registration has lapsed 4.0% 3.8% 4.7% 9.0% 5.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.6% 0.0% 0.3% 0.8% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1574


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
Absolutely certain 89.8% 93.4% 95.3% 96.8% 98.3% 94.5%
Chance registration has lapsed 10.2% 5.7% 4.0% 3.0% 1.7% 5.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.8% 0.7% 0.2% 0.0% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1575


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Asian, other or mixed race TOTAL
Absolutely certain 94.9% 92.8% 87.8% 94.4%
Chance registration has lapsed 4.6% 6.3% 11.4% 5.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.5% 0.9% 0.8% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1566


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than 20K 20K-39,999 40K-74,999 75K & over TOTAL
Absolutely certain 91.5% 93.5% 96.6% 95.0% 94.2%
Chance registration has lapsed 8.4% 6.0% 2.5% 4.5% 5.3%
Don't know/Refused 0.2% 0.5% 0.8% 0.5% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1403


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Absolutely certain 94.8% 93.7% 95.4% 93.5% 94.5%
Chance registration has lapsed 4.3% 5.7% 4.3% 6.0% 5.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.9% 0.6% 0.3% 0.5% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1578



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