December 2006 Values Update Survey

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REGICERT

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

[IF 'YES, REGISTERED' IN REGIST]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

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Absolutely certain 95.2% 95.2%
Chance registration has lapsed 4.2% 99.4%
Don't know/Refused .6% 100%
Total N = 1653

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Absolutely certain 85.1% 94.7% 95.6% 94.5% 98.2% 98.7% 95.2%
Chance registration has lapsed 14.9% 4.8% 2.8% 4.8% 1.8% 0.7% 4.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.4% 1.6% 0.6% 0.0% 0.7% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1617


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Absolutely certain 95.8% 94.6% 95.2%
Chance registration has lapsed 3.8% 4.6% 4.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.4% 0.8% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1653


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate and above TOTAL
Absolutely certain 94.0% 92.9% 96.4% 96.9% 95.1%
Chance registration has lapsed 3.4% 6.7% 3.3% 2.6% 4.2%
Don't know/Refused 2.6% 0.5% 0.4% 0.5% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1645


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Absolutely certain 96.4% 96.9% 93.6% 95.5%
Chance registration has lapsed 3.2% 3.1% 5.4% 4.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.5% 0.0% 0.9% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1572


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Absolutely certain 96.9% 93.5% 87.8% 95.4%
Chance registration has lapsed 2.5% 6.0% 10.9% 4.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.5% 0.5% 1.2% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1633



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