Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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CNGLN96

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

ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO WOULD CHOOSE ANOTHER CANDIDATE IF VOTING FOR U.S. CONGRESS TODAY: As of TODAY, do you LEAN more to the Republican or the Democrat?
  1) Republican
  2) Democrat
  3) Other/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Republican 27.4% 27.4%
Democrat 34.2% 61.6%
Other/Refused 38.4% 100.0%
Total N = 364

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
Republican 23.9% 28.5% 28.5% 27.7%
Democrat 42.8% 34.8% 30.6% 34.7%
Other/Refused 33.3% 36.8% 40.8% 37.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
354


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Republican 26.5% 28.1% 27.4%
Democrat 32.8% 35.3% 34.2%
Other/Refused 40.7% 36.6% 38.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
364


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent or other party No preference TOTAL
Republican 80.0% 8.3% 20.5% 15.4% 28.0%
Democrat 2.3% 79.9% 29.0% 26.9% 33.9%
Other/Refused 17.7% 11.8% 50.6% 57.7% 38.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
350


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Republican 41.1% 24.4% 27.6% 19.7% 27.4%
Democrat 29.1% 32.8% 30.7% 44.7% 34.2%
Other/Refused 29.8% 42.8% 41.7% 35.6% 38.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
364


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Jewish Muslim Other non-Christian No preference Agnostic or Atheist TOTAL
Republican 29.5% 37.5% 66.7% 12.5% 19.3% 0.0% 27.8%
Democrat 33.4% 62.5% 33.3% 41.7% 33.7% 37.5% 34.1%
Other/Refused 37.1% 0.0% 0.0% 45.8% 47.0% 62.5% 38.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
359



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