December 2006 Values Update Survey

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I-PARTYID

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

In politics today, do you consider yourself a Republican, Democrat, or Independent? (Recoded for use with online analysis)
  1) Republican
  2) Democrat
  3) Independent

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Republican 24.6% 24.6%
Democrat 33.5% 58.1%
Independent 41.9% 100%
Total N = 1870

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Republican 20.3% 24.0% 26.3% 26.3% 24.2% 25.1% 24.7%
Democrat 34.0% 32.0% 29.2% 35.0% 34.5% 38.3% 33.7%
Independent 45.7% 43.9% 44.5% 38.6% 41.3% 36.6% 41.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1841


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Republican 25.2% 24.1% 24.7%
Democrat 29.9% 36.9% 33.5%
Independent 44.9% 39.0% 41.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1870


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate and above TOTAL
Republican 10.6% 23.4% 30.0% 28.2% 24.7%
Democrat 38.1% 34.9% 29.8% 32.5% 33.4%
Independent 51.3% 41.7% 40.2% 39.3% 41.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1860


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Republican 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 24.6%
Democrat 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 33.5%
Independent 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 41.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1870


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Republican 30.4% 3.1% 14.8% 24.7%
Democrat 28.0% 65.9% 37.2% 33.8%
Independent 41.6% 31.0% 48.1% 41.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1853



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