American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008

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Order of Republican Party/Democratic Party thermometers
  1) Democratic Party first
  2) Republican Party first

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Democratic Party first 1202 51.7% 51.7% -.97
Republican Party first 1121 48.3% 100% 1.03

Variable Comparisons


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Democratic Party first 51.7%
516
51.8%
686
51.7%
1202
Republican Party first 48.3%
483
48.2%
638
48.3%
1121
TOTAL 100.0%
999
100.0%
1324

2323


Race (I-RACE)

White Black/African-American Other race Mixed race TOTAL
Democratic Party first 50.9%
734
54.2%
316
50.8%
133
54.2%
13
51.8%
1196
Republican Party first 49.1%
708
45.8%
267
49.2%
129
45.8%
11
48.2%
1115
TOTAL 100.0%
1442
100.0%
583
100.0%
262
100.0%
24

2311


Age (I-AGE)

17 to 29 years old 30 to 44 years old 45 to 59 years old 60 to 74 years old 75 years and older TOTAL
Democratic Party first 53.6%
229
52.2%
325
51.1%
354
48.3%
186
53.8%
93
51.6%
1187
Republican Party first 46.4%
198
47.8%
298
48.9%
339
51.7%
199
46.2%
80
48.4%
1114
TOTAL 100.0%
427
100.0%
623
100.0%
693
100.0%
385
100.0%
173

2301


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Democratic Party first 54.3%
138
48.1%
191
51.6%
567
53.4%
306
51.7%
1202
Republican Party first 45.7%
116
51.9%
206
48.4%
532
46.6%
267
48.3%
1121
TOTAL 100.0%
254
100.0%
397
100.0%
1099
100.0%
573

2323


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Haven't thought much Liberal Moderate; middle of the road Conservative TOTAL
Democratic Party first 52.0%
261
51.2%
234
52.3%
260
50.2%
318
51.4%
1073
Republican Party first 48.0%
241
48.8%
223
47.7%
237
49.8%
315
48.6%
1016
TOTAL 100.0%
502
100.0%
457
100.0%
497
100.0%
633

2089


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Important Not important TOTAL
Democratic Party first 51.5%
899
53.1%
300
51.9%
1199
Republican Party first 48.5%
845
46.9%
265
48.1%
1110
TOTAL 100.0%
1744
100.0%
565

2309

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