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How Groups Voted in 1996

1996
  1996 Group Clinton Dole Perot
  All Voters Pct. 49% 41% 9%
SEX Men 48 44 45 10
  Women 52 55 38 7
RACE White 83 44 46 9
  African-American 10 84 12 4
  Hispanic 5 73 21 6
  Asian 1 44 48 8
AGE 18-24 9 55 35 11
  25-29 8 54 36 10
  30-49 44 50 41 9
  50-64 23 47 45 8
  65 & over 16 50 44 6
INCOME <$15,000 11 60 29 11
  $15-29,999 23 54 37 9
  $30-49,999 27 49 41 10
  $50-74,999 21 47 46 7
  $75,000-99,999 9 45 49 7
  $100,000 & over 9 39 55 6
UNION HOUSEHOLD Yes 23 60 30 9
  No 77 47 45 8
REGION East 23 56 35 9
  Midwest 26 49 41 10
  South 31 46 46 7
  West 20 50 41 9
PARTY Democrat 40 85 10 5
  Republican 35 13 81 6
  Independent 22 44 37 18
POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY Liberal 19 81 12 8
  Moderate 47 57 33 9
  Conservative 34 20 72 8
GAY/LESBIAN/BISEXUAL Yes 5 69 23 7
  No 95 48 44 8

Notes: Survey by Voter News Service, a consortium of ABC News, CBS News, CNN, FOX News, NBC News and the Associated Press. Sample of 16,637 voters as they left voting booths on Election Day, November 5, 1996. “Don’t know” and “other” responses not included.