December 2006 Values Update Survey

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CVOTE06B

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

[IF 'YES,VOTED' TO CVOTE06A] Did you happen to vote for a Republican candidate or a Democratic candidate for U.S. Congress in your district?
  1) Republican
  2) Democrat
  3) Other/Independent Candidate
  4) Didn't vote for Congress
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Republican 36.5% 36.5%
Democrat 52.3% 88.8%
Other/Independent Candidate 2.8% 91.6%
Didn't vote for Congress .7% 92.3%
Don't know/Refused 7.7% 100%
Total N = 1388

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Republican 26.0% 37.5% 45.5% 36.2% 35.9% 32.1% 36.5%
Democrat 68.8% 55.9% 47.8% 52.9% 50.0% 51.5% 52.7%
Other/Independent Candidate 4.0% 1.4% 0.6% 3.3% 3.2% 4.2% 2.8%
Didn't vote for Congress 0.0% 1.7% 0.4% 0.6% 1.2% 0.5% 0.7%
Don't know/Refused 1.2% 3.6% 5.6% 7.0% 9.7% 11.7% 7.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1357


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Republican 38.9% 34.1% 36.5%
Democrat 49.7% 54.8% 52.3%
Other/Independent Candidate 3.5% 2.1% 2.8%
Didn't vote for Congress 0.9% 0.6% 0.7%
Don't know/Refused 7.0% 8.4% 7.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1388


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate and above TOTAL
Republican 17.1% 38.0% 42.7% 35.5% 36.5%
Democrat 65.0% 50.1% 47.5% 54.7% 52.3%
Other/Independent Candidate 4.1% 2.7% 2.6% 2.8% 2.8%
Didn't vote for Congress 0.9% 0.2% 1.2% 0.8% 0.7%
Don't know/Refused 12.9% 9.0% 5.9% 6.3% 7.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1380


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Republican 86.1% 5.6% 29.4% 36.5%
Democrat 7.7% 89.2% 53.5% 53.7%
Other/Independent Candidate 1.8% 1.2% 4.5% 2.6%
Didn't vote for Congress 0.1% 0.5% 1.4% 0.7%
Don't know/Refused 4.3% 3.5% 11.2% 6.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1326


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Republican 42.9% 2.5% 25.8% 36.4%
Democrat 45.2% 87.6% 67.5% 52.5%
Other/Independent Candidate 3.2% 1.4% 2.0% 2.9%
Didn't vote for Congress 0.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.7%
Don't know/Refused 7.9% 8.5% 4.7% 7.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1370



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