Southern Focus Poll, Non-South Survey, Spring 1998

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INDEP

ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE INDEPENDENT: Do you usually think of yourself as closer to the Republican party or as closer to the Democratic party?
  1) CLOSER TO REPUBLICAN PARTY
  2) CLOSER TO DEMOCRATIC PARTY
  3) DON'T KNOW

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
CLOSER TO REPUBLICAN PARTY 39 31.2% 31.2% -1.26
CLOSER TO DEMOCRATIC PARTY 48 38.4% 69.6% .01
DON'T KNOW 38 30.4% 100% 1.28

Variable Comparisons


Sex (I-SEX)

MALE FEMALE TOTAL
CLOSER TO REPUBLICAN PARTY 34.8%
23
27.1%
16
31.2%
39
CLOSER TO DEMOCRATIC PARTY 36.4%
24
40.7%
24
38.4%
48
DON'T KNOW 28.8%
19
32.2%
19
30.4%
38
TOTAL 100.0%
66
100.0%
59

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Race (I-RACE)

White Black Native American Asian Other TOTAL
CLOSER TO REPUBLICAN PARTY 32.4%
34
20.0%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
33.3%
2
30.8%
37
CLOSER TO DEMOCRATIC PARTY 39.0%
41
40.0%
2
0.0%
0
66.7%
2
33.3%
2
39.2%
47
DON'T KNOW 28.6%
30
40.0%
2
100.0%
1
33.3%
1
33.3%
2
30.0%
36
TOTAL 100.0%
105
100.0%
5
100.0%
1
100.0%
3
100.0%
6

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Marital status (I-MARITAL)

MARRIED DIVORCED SEPARATED WIDOWED SINGLE TOTAL
CLOSER TO REPUBLICAN PARTY 34.3%
24
50.0%
7
0.0%
0
8.3%
1
25.0%
7
31.2%
39
CLOSER TO DEMOCRATIC PARTY 35.7%
25
28.6%
4
100.0%
1
41.7%
5
46.4%
13
38.4%
48
DON'T KNOW 30.0%
21
21.4%
3
0.0%
0
50.0%
6
28.6%
8
30.4%
38
TOTAL 100.0%
70
100.0%
14
100.0%
1
100.0%
12
100.0%
28

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Religious preference (I-RELIG)

Protestant Catholic Jewish Other None TOTAL
CLOSER TO REPUBLICAN PARTY 37.5%
18
30.8%
16
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
33.3%
3
30.8%
37
CLOSER TO DEMOCRATIC PARTY 33.3%
16
36.5%
19
100.0%
2
44.4%
4
55.6%
5
38.3%
46
DON'T KNOW 29.2%
14
32.7%
17
0.0%
0
55.6%
5
11.1%
1
30.8%
37
TOTAL 100.0%
48
100.0%
52
100.0%
2
100.0%
9
100.0%
9

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Political party (I-PARTY)

REPUBLICAN DEMOCRAT INDEPENDENT OTHER TOTAL
CLOSER TO REPUBLICAN PARTY 0.00%
0
0.00%
0
31.2%
39
0.00%
0
31.2%
39
CLOSER TO DEMOCRATIC PARTY 0.00%
0
0.00%
0
38.4%
48
0.00%
0
38.4%
48
DON'T KNOW 0.00%
0
0.00%
0
30.4%
38
0.00%
0
30.4%
38
TOTAL 100.0%
0
100.0%
0
100.0%
125
100.0%
0

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Education (I-EDUC)

Less than High School High School graduate Some college College graduate Post college graduate TOTAL
CLOSER TO REPUBLICAN PARTY 22.2%
2
21.9%
7
37.1%
13
45.8%
11
25.0%
6
31.5%
39
CLOSER TO DEMOCRATIC PARTY 33.3%
3
40.6%
13
37.1%
13
20.8%
5
58.3%
14
38.7%
48
DON'T KNOW 44.4%
4
37.5%
12
25.7%
9
33.3%
8
16.7%
4
29.8%
37
TOTAL 100.0%
9
100.0%
32
100.0%
35
100.0%
24
100.0%
24

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Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $10,000 Less than $20,000 Less than $40,000 Less than $60,000 $60,000 or greater TOTAL
CLOSER TO REPUBLICAN PARTY 28.6%
2
33.3%
3
44.4%
4
42.9%
6
22.2%
2
35.4%
17
CLOSER TO DEMOCRATIC PARTY 28.6%
2
44.4%
4
55.6%
5
21.4%
3
44.4%
4
37.5%
18
DON'T KNOW 42.9%
3
22.2%
2
0.0%
0
35.7%
5
33.3%
3
27.1%
13
TOTAL 100.0%
7
100.0%
9
100.0%
9
100.0%
14
100.0%
9

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