Religion and Politics Survey, November 2011

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PARTYLN

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

IF PARTY = 3, 4, 5, OR 9: As of today do you lean more to the Republican Party or more to the Democratic Party?
  1) Republican
  2) Democrat
  9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Republican 37.0% 37.0%
Democrat 35.1% 72.1%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 27.9% 100.0%
Total N = 814

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 years old 30-39 years old 40-49 years old 50-59 years old 60-69 years old 70 years and older TOTAL
Republican 32.9% 44.3% 39.4% 28.1% 44.3% 40.3% 37.3%
Democrat 39.5% 26.2% 34.9% 39.4% 30.9% 39.0% 35.1%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 27.5% 29.5% 25.7% 32.6% 24.8% 20.8% 27.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
790


Education (I-EDUC)

High school incomplete (grades 1-11) High school graduate (grade 12 or GED certificate) Some college, associate degree, no four-year degree or Technical, trade, or vocational school after high school College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other four-year degree) Postgraduate training or professional schooling after college TOTAL
Republican 32.1% 40.7% 34.1% 38.4% 42.2% 37.3%
Democrat 29.5% 34.3% 38.2% 39.7% 31.6% 35.2%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 38.5% 25.0% 27.7% 21.9% 26.2% 27.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
806


Race (I-RACE)

White, non-Hispanic Black, non-Hispanic Hispanic Other TOTAL
Republican 43.1% 8.7% 33.0% 30.5% 37.6%
Democrat 32.4% 61.1% 33.7% 32.4% 35.0%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 24.6% 30.1% 33.3% 37.1% 27.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
801


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other None TOTAL
Republican 46.5% 43.7% 30.0% 25.0% 37.5%
Democrat 28.7% 30.0% 39.3% 44.9% 35.0%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 24.9% 26.3% 30.7% 30.1% 27.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
784


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Republican 40.9% 32.3% 37.0%
Democrat 33.8% 36.6% 35.1%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 25.3% 31.0% 27.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
814


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Republican 68.0% 59.2% 38.1% 7.0% 15.3% 39.0%
Democrat 17.7% 19.7% 37.5% 55.2% 65.0% 36.0%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 14.3% 21.1% 24.4% 37.8% 19.7% 24.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
769



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