Religion and Public Life Survey, 2008

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CHNCOBMA

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

If R did not choose OBAMA on VOTE08 or LEAN08: Do you think there is a chance you might vote for Barack Obama in November, or have you definitely decided not to vote for him? (Q8)
  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 23.2% 23.2%
Decided not to vote for him 66.4% 89.6%
Don't know/Refused 10.4% 100%
Total N = 1343

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-44 45-59 60-74 75+ TOTAL
Chance might vote for him 22.4% 28.4% 23.9% 18.3% 18.7% 23.2%
Decided not to vote for him 66.7% 61.1% 67.1% 71.1% 67.3% 66.4%
Don't know/Refused 10.9% 10.5% 8.9% 10.6% 14.0% 10.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1312


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 18.1% 19.8% 25.9% 33.2% 29.7% 11.5% 23.5%
Decided not to vote for him 73.1% 70.3% 63.5% 56.3% 64.2% 73.6% 66.6%
Don't know/Refused 8.8% 9.9% 10.6% 10.6% 6.1% 14.9% 9.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1324


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 26.6% 20.7% 18.5% 27.1% 32.3% 23.2%
Decided not to vote for him 67.0% 64.4% 73.1% 64.4% 61.5% 66.5%
Don't know/Refused 6.4% 15.0% 8.4% 8.4% 6.2% 10.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1325


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 19.3% 27.1% 23.1% 19.4% 28.8% 23.0% 23.1%
Decided not to vote for him 66.0% 65.3% 66.5% 74.5% 67.1% 68.7% 68.3%
Don't know/Refused 14.7% 7.6% 10.4% 6.1% 4.1% 8.3% 8.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1156


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal or very liberal TOTAL
Chance might vote for him 19.0% 14.5% 32.1% 29.8% 21.5%
Decided not to vote for him 72.5% 75.9% 57.1% 48.9% 67.9%
Don't know/Refused 8.5% 9.5% 10.9% 21.3% 10.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
654


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other or Jewish None TOTAL
Chance might vote for him 22.5% 23.2% 23.8% 25.5% 23.1%
Decided not to vote for him 69.1% 62.8% 67.5% 66.4% 67.1%
Don't know/Refused 8.3% 14.0% 8.6% 8.2% 9.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1299


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Chance might vote for him 23.7% 22.8% 23.2%
Decided not to vote for him 66.8% 66.0% 66.4%
Don't know/Refused 9.6% 11.2% 10.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1343



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