Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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CRTNRG96

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

ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE REGISTERED: Are you absolutely certain you are registered to vote, or is there a chance your registration has lapsed because you moved or for some other reason?
  1) Absolutely certain
  2) Chance registration has lapsed
  3) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Absolutely certain 94.5% 94.5%
Chance registration has lapsed 5.0% 99.5%
Don't know/Refused .5% 100.0%
Total N = 1578

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
Absolutely certain 89.3% 94.0% 97.6% 94.5%
Chance registration has lapsed 9.9% 5.2% 2.3% 5.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.8% 0.8% 0.1% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1556


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Absolutely certain 94.6% 94.4% 94.5%
Chance registration has lapsed 5.0% 5.0% 5.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.5% 0.6% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1578


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent or other party No preference TOTAL
Absolutely certain 94.9% 95.5% 92.9% 91.2% 94.5%
Chance registration has lapsed 4.2% 3.8% 7.1% 8.8% 5.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.9% 0.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1569


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Absolutely certain 94.8% 93.7% 95.4% 93.5% 94.5%
Chance registration has lapsed 4.3% 5.7% 4.3% 6.0% 5.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.9% 0.6% 0.3% 0.5% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1578


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Jewish Muslim Other non-Christian No preference Agnostic or Atheist TOTAL
Absolutely certain 95.1% 100.0% 100.0% 83.1% 90.9% 94.1% 94.5%
Chance registration has lapsed 4.3% 0.0% 0.0% 15.7% 9.1% 5.9% 5.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 1.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1569



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