Religion and Public Life Survey, 2008

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CHNCMCCN

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

If R did not choose MCCAIN on VOTE08 or LEAN08: Do you think there is a chance you might vote for John McCain in November, or have you definitely decided not to vote for him? (Q7)
  1) Chance might vote for him
  2) Decided not to vote for him
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Chance might vote for him 24.2% 24.2%
Decided not to vote for him 65.9% 90.1%
Don't know/Refused 9.9% 100%
Total N = 1318

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-44 45-59 60-74 75+ TOTAL
Chance might vote for him 29.1% 23.1% 23.1% 22.2% 23.8% 24.1%
Decided not to vote for him 62.6% 69.8% 66.8% 66.2% 59.4% 66.2%
Don't know/Refused 8.3% 7.1% 10.1% 11.6% 16.8% 9.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1301


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
Chance might vote for him 23.7% 24.5% 28.6% 25.4% 23.0% 18.9% 24.5%
Decided not to vote for him 64.4% 64.5% 63.6% 63.3% 69.5% 74.8% 66.0%
Don't know/Refused 11.9% 11.0% 7.7% 11.3% 7.5% 6.3% 9.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1301


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school diploma High school graduate (grade 12 or GED certificate) Business, technical or vocational school AFTER high school or some college (no four-year degree) College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other four-year degree) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college TOTAL
Chance might vote for him 25.0% 23.3% 23.3% 26.7% 23.6% 24.2%
Decided not to vote for him 68.4% 62.8% 67.3% 65.0% 72.0% 66.1%
Don't know/Refused 6.6% 13.9% 9.3% 8.3% 4.3% 9.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1305


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $20,000 $20,000 to under $30,000 $30,000 to under $50,000 $50,000 to under $75,000 $75,000 to under $100,000 $100,000 or more TOTAL
Chance might vote for him 21.2% 25.0% 24.3% 22.8% 25.2% 24.7% 23.7%
Decided not to vote for him 69.9% 66.4% 66.3% 70.6% 69.5% 67.2% 68.3%
Don't know/Refused 8.8% 8.6% 9.5% 6.6% 5.3% 8.1% 8.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1154


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal or very liberal TOTAL
Chance might vote for him 24.4% 27.2% 31.8% 14.4% 24.2%
Decided not to vote for him 63.4% 57.6% 58.5% 78.1% 65.2%
Don't know/Refused 12.2% 15.2% 9.7% 7.5% 10.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
648


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other or Jewish None TOTAL
Chance might vote for him 21.7% 30.7% 18.4% 27.6% 24.4%
Decided not to vote for him 67.2% 58.5% 74.9% 66.8% 66.3%
Don't know/Refused 11.1% 10.8% 6.8% 5.5% 9.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1279


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Chance might vote for him 25.9% 23.0% 24.2%
Decided not to vote for him 64.3% 67.1% 65.9%
Don't know/Refused 9.8% 10.0% 9.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1318



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