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Unformatted text preview: Exam: Wed March 5 th Voting trends Race, Religion Age o 18-30; lowest participation; more democratic because of social issues, more free o 31-50; more republican because of more responsibilities o 51+ ; highest participation; most political socialization and knowledge; shift back to democrat because of social security and Medicare. Income o Historically if you are a low income person you vote democrat and if higher income you vote republican (taxing and spending) o Low income participates a lot less than higher income citizens o 1900s-1960s this was a fairly strong trend o 33% R; 40% D o In 1990s to today better understood 0-40000; less participation more democratic (historic trend still applies) 40000-200000; more republican (historic trend still applies) 200000+; more participation, more democratic 1000000; democratic; tend to be more socially liberal Education o Low education; less participation, democratic o High education; high participation; republican because of income...
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2008 for the course POLS 206 taught by Professor Someonethatwasjusttryingtogettheirdoctorate during the Spring '06 term at Texas A&M.

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