December 2006 Values Update Survey

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PARTYLN

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

[IF 'INDEPENDENT' ' NO PREFERENCE' 'OTHER PARTY' 'DON'T KNOW/REFUSED' TO PARTY] As of today do you lean more to the Republican Party or the Democratic Party?
  1) Republican
  2) Democrat
  9) Other/Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Republican 25.9% 25.9%
Democrat 40.1% 66%
Other/Don't know/Refused 34% 100%
Total N = 913

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Republican 23.0% 22.5% 26.5% 26.0% 29.3% 29.9% 26.1%
Democrat 47.1% 36.8% 42.1% 44.3% 34.1% 36.0% 40.1%
Other/Don't know/Refused 30.0% 40.7% 31.4% 29.7% 36.7% 34.1% 33.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
887


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Republican 27.1% 24.7% 25.9%
Democrat 41.3% 38.8% 40.1%
Other/Don't know/Refused 31.6% 36.5% 34.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
913


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate and above TOTAL
Republican 18.8% 24.6% 29.2% 30.7% 26.1%
Democrat 33.2% 39.7% 41.6% 44.3% 40.1%
Other/Don't know/Refused 48.0% 35.7% 29.2% 25.1% 33.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
905


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Republican 0.0% 0.0% 27.5% 27.5%
Democrat 0.0% 0.0% 44.0% 44.0%
Other/Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 28.5% 28.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
776


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Republican 29.6% 14.6% 19.5% 26.2%
Democrat 38.8% 51.3% 39.7% 40.1%
Other/Don't know/Refused 31.6% 34.2% 40.8% 33.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
896



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