Religion and Politics Survey, November 2011

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Q30A

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

IF OTHER OR DK: As of today, do you lean more to [READ IN SAME ORDER AS VOTETDY1]?
  1) Barack Obama, the Democrat
  2) Mitt Romney, the Republican
  3) Other candidate (Vol.)
  9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Barack Obama, the Democrat 12.5% 12.5%
Mitt Romney, the Republican 19.0% 31.5%
Other candidate (Vol.) 7.7% 39.2%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 60.8% 100.0%
Total N = 94

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
Barack Obama, the Democrat 17.1% 14.3% 25.6% 8.1% 0.0% 8.3% 12.4%
Mitt Romney, the Republican 19.5% 0.0% 20.9% 25.7% 25.0% 22.9% 20.5%
Other candidate (Vol.) 9.8% 0.0% 11.6% 6.8% 8.3% 6.3% 7.4%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 53.7% 85.7% 41.9% 59.5% 66.7% 62.5% 59.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
85


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
Barack Obama, the Democrat 12.5% 3.7% 11.2% 20.0% 22.0% 12.1%
Mitt Romney, the Republican 43.8% 19.8% 15.7% 24.4% 12.2% 19.5%
Other candidate (Vol.) 0.0% 0.0% 9.0% 17.8% 9.8% 7.4%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 43.8% 76.5% 64.0% 37.8% 56.1% 61.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
94


Race (I-RACE)

White, non-Hispanic Black, non-Hispanic Hispanic Other TOTAL
Barack Obama, the Democrat 11.9% 33.3% 29.4% 0.0% 12.9%
Mitt Romney, the Republican 21.7% 0.0% 0.0% 21.4% 19.8%
Other candidate (Vol.) 8.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 7.2%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 58.0% 66.7% 70.6% 78.6% 60.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
90


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other None TOTAL
Barack Obama, the Democrat 10.6% 36.0% 0.0% 7.3% 13.5%
Mitt Romney, the Republican 15.4% 28.0% 19.4% 23.6% 20.1%
Other candidate (Vol.) 8.9% 0.0% 12.9% 9.1% 7.7%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 65.0% 36.0% 67.7% 60.0% 58.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
89


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Barack Obama, the Democrat 9.9% 14.1% 12.4%
Mitt Romney, the Republican 26.1% 14.1% 19.0%
Other candidate (Vol.) 1.8% 12.3% 8.0%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 62.2% 59.5% 60.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
94


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Barack Obama, the Democrat 15.0% 3.2% 13.2% 44.4% 50.0% 11.3%
Mitt Romney, the Republican 5.0% 9.6% 31.4% 11.1% 0.0% 19.8%
Other candidate (Vol.) 25.0% 8.5% 5.0% 0.0% 0.0% 7.7%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 55.0% 78.7% 50.4% 44.4% 50.0% 61.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
85



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