Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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REGVT96

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

These days, many people are so busy they can't find time to register to vote, or move around so often they don't get a chance to re-register... Are you NOW registered to vote in your precinct or election district, or haven't you been able to register so far?
  1) Yes, registered
  2) No, not registered
  3) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes, registered 78.5% 78.5%
No, not registered 21.0% 99.5%
Don't know/Refused .5% 100.0%
Total N = 1975

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
Yes, registered 63.6% 78.9% 87.9% 78.3%
No, not registered 35.3% 21.0% 11.7% 21.2%
Don't know/Refused 1.1% 0.2% 0.4% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1951


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes, registered 77.4% 79.5% 78.5%
No, not registered 22.4% 19.8% 21.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.2% 0.7% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1975


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent or other party No preference TOTAL
Yes, registered 85.6% 82.2% 71.4% 62.6% 79.0%
No, not registered 14.3% 17.6% 27.7% 36.3% 20.5%
Don't know/Refused 0.1% 0.3% 0.8% 1.1% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1951


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Yes, registered 79.9% 83.8% 77.0% 73.6% 78.5%
No, not registered 19.4% 16.0% 22.2% 26.3% 21.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.7% 0.2% 0.8% 0.1% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1975


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Jewish Muslim Other non-Christian No preference Agnostic or Atheist TOTAL
Yes, registered 79.8% 83.0% 66.7% 72.8% 73.3% 60.7% 78.8%
No, not registered 19.8% 17.0% 33.3% 27.2% 25.3% 39.3% 20.7%
Don't know/Refused 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.4% 0.0% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1960



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