Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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SPPTCAND

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

ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO EITHER WOULD VOTE FOR BOB DOLE OR BILL CLINTON FOR PRESIDENT IN THE 1996 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION IF ASKED TO VOTE TODAY: Do you support (the candidate of your choice from VTPRES96) strongly or only moderately?
  1) Strongly
  2) Only moderately
  3) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Strongly 39.3% 39.3%
Only moderately 57.8% 97.1%
Don't know/Refused 2.9% 100%
Total N = 1342

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Strongly 37.5% 41.0% 39.3%
Only moderately 60.2% 55.7% 57.8%
Don't know/Refused 2.3% 3.4% 2.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1342


Political party (I-POLPARTY)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Strongly 39.1% 53.5% 21.7% 39.5%
Only moderately 58.1% 43.8% 75.4% 57.7%
Don't know/Refused 2.8% 2.7% 2.9% 2.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1317


Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
Strongly 26.0% 39.0% 45.3% 39.1%
Only moderately 73.2% 59.5% 49.4% 58.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.8% 1.6% 5.3% 2.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1324


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Strongly 38.3% 44.4% 48.8% 33.5% 39.2%
Only moderately 58.7% 52.5% 47.6% 64.4% 57.9%
Don't know/Refused 3.0% 3.1% 3.6% 2.1% 2.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1338


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
Strongly 34.4% 40.4% 35.6% 41.6% 47.4% 39.2%
Only moderately 54.9% 57.2% 63.0% 57.9% 50.8% 57.9%
Don't know/Refused 10.7% 2.4% 1.4% 0.5% 1.9% 2.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1339


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Asian, other or mixed race TOTAL
Strongly 36.9% 58.1% 40.4% 39.1%
Only moderately 60.1% 40.4% 55.6% 58.0%
Don't know/Refused 3.0% 1.5% 4.0% 2.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1334


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than 20K 20K-39,999 40K-74,999 75K & over TOTAL
Strongly 39.0% 39.7% 37.8% 43.3% 39.5%
Only moderately 56.0% 58.7% 61.2% 55.3% 58.4%
Don't know/Refused 5.0% 1.7% 0.9% 1.4% 2.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1196


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Strongly 41.9% 37.5% 38.9% 39.6% 39.3%
Only moderately 55.8% 59.6% 56.5% 59.9% 57.8%
Don't know/Refused 2.3% 2.9% 4.6% 0.5% 2.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1342



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