December 2006 Values Update Survey

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REGIST

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

These days, many people are so busy they can't find time to register to vote, or move around so often they don't get a chance to re-register. Are you now registered to vote in your precinct or election district or haven't you been able to register so far?
  1) Yes, registered
  2) No, not registered
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes, registered 78.3% 78.3%
No, not registered 21.2% 99.5%
Don't know/Refused .5% 100%
Total N = 2007

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Yes, registered 63.0% 69.2% 76.9% 81.1% 85.3% 90.8% 78.1%
No, not registered 36.8% 30.3% 23.1% 18.2% 14.2% 7.8% 21.4%
Don't know/Refused 0.2% 0.4% 0.0% 0.7% 0.5% 1.4% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1969


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes, registered 75.9% 80.6% 78.3%
No, not registered 23.6% 19.0% 21.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.6% 0.5% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2007


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate and above TOTAL
Yes, registered 48.7% 73.9% 86.1% 92.4% 78.4%
No, not registered 50.2% 25.3% 13.8% 7.5% 21.1%
Don't know/Refused 1.1% 0.8% 0.1% 0.1% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1994


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Yes, registered 87.9% 83.5% 73.0% 80.2%
No, not registered 11.5% 16.2% 26.4% 19.3%
Don't know/Refused 0.5% 0.3% 0.6% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1870


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Yes, registered 83.2% 83.1% 55.4% 78.2%
No, not registered 16.4% 16.2% 44.2% 21.4%
Don't know/Refused 0.5% 0.7% 0.4% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1985



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