congvote2006 - 99 TABLE 3(continued War in Iraq improved...

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TABLE 3 How Voted for House of Representatives, by Views of Incumbents, Parties, and Issues a Percent of Total Democratic Republican Total percent Total electorate 100 53 45 98 Presidential approval Disapprove 57 82 16 98 Approve 43 14 84 98 Congressional approval Disapprove 61 69 28 97 Approve 37 26 72 98 Whether U.S. is going in right direction: No 55 78 20 98 Yes 41 20 79 99 Family’s financial situation Worse 25 77 20 97 Same 44 56 42 98 Better 30 28 71 99 National economy Poor 13 85 13 98 Not good 37 74 23 97 Good 40 32 66 98 Excellent 9 13 86 99 War in Iraq Strongly disapprove 39 87 11 98 Somewhat disapprove 16 62 36 98 Somewhat approve 23 23 75 98 Strongly approve 19 12 87 99 Sending troops to Iraq Withdraw all 29 82 16 98 Withdraw some 26 65 32 97 Same as now 21 22 76 98 Send more 17 26 73
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Unformatted text preview: 99 TABLE 3 (continued) War in Iraq improved U.S. security No 59 77 21 98 Yes 35 15 84 99 Who would make U.S. safer from terrorism Only Democrats 22 94 5 99 Both parties 29 60 38 98 Only Republicans 29 7 92 99 Neither party 16 68 27 95 Party identification Democrat 38 93 7 100 Independent 26 57 39 96 Republican 36 8 91 99 How voted for president in 2004 Kerry 43 92 7 99 Someone else 4 66 23 99 Bush 49 15 83 98 Did not vote 4 66 32 98 Vote for U.S. Senate in 2006 Democrat 55 86 11 97 Republican 41 11 88 99 Source s: See Table 2. a All of these results are for the entire electorate, except for the last which is based only upon respondents in a state with a contest for the U.S. Senate. Table prepared by Paul R. Abramson, November 11, 2006. 2...
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This note was uploaded on 05/18/2008 for the course PLS 334 taught by Professor Abramson during the Fall '06 term at Michigan State University.

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