Religion and Politics Survey, November 2011

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REGICERT

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

IF REGIST = 1: Are you absolutely certain that you are registered to vote, or is there a chance that your registration has lapsed because you moved or for some other reason?
  1) Absolutely certain
  2) Chance registration has lapsed
  9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Absolutely certain 93.7% 93.7%
Chance registration has lapsed 5.8% 99.5%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .5% 100.0%
Total N = 1647

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
Absolutely certain 84.8% 90.4% 95.4% 94.5% 97.7% 99.3% 93.6%
Chance registration has lapsed 13.9% 9.1% 4.6% 4.8% 2.0% 0.4% 5.8%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.4% 0.5% 0.0% 0.7% 0.3% 0.3% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1620


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
Absolutely certain 87.1% 93.1% 93.5% 94.9% 97.6% 93.7%
Chance registration has lapsed 12.0% 6.2% 5.8% 5.1% 2.1% 5.8%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.0% 0.7% 0.7% 0.0% 0.3% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1643


Race (I-RACE)

White, non-Hispanic Black, non-Hispanic Hispanic Other TOTAL
Absolutely certain 95.1% 89.5% 89.2% 89.8% 93.7%
Chance registration has lapsed 4.5% 10.5% 9.6% 8.7% 5.8%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 0.4% 0.0% 1.2% 1.5% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1633


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other None TOTAL
Absolutely certain 95.5% 94.0% 90.5% 91.2% 93.6%
Chance registration has lapsed 3.9% 5.5% 9.5% 8.1% 5.9%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 0.6% 0.6% 0.0% 0.7% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1609


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Absolutely certain 95.1% 92.5% 93.7%
Chance registration has lapsed 4.4% 7.0% 5.8%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 0.5% 0.5% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1647


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Absolutely certain 96.7% 94.2% 93.4% 91.8% 93.6% 93.7%
Chance registration has lapsed 3.3% 5.8% 5.4% 8.2% 4.8% 5.8%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 0.0% 0.0% 1.1% 0.0% 1.6% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1610



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