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Walter Mondale (D)

US Elections

How Groups Voted in 1984

Ronald Reagan (R)

       
1984
Group
Mondale
Reagan

All Voters

Pct.
41%
59%
SEX
Men
47
38
62
Women
53
42
58
RACE
White
86
34
66
African-American
10
91
9
Hispanic
3
66
34
AGE
18-24
11
39
61
25-29
12
43
57
30-49
34
42
58
50-64
23
39
61
65 & over
19
36
64
INCOME
<$12,500
15
54
46
$12,500-24,999
27
42
58
$25-34,999
20
40
60
$35-50,000
17
32
68
>$50,000
12
31
69
UNION HOUSEHOLD
Yes
26
54
46
REGION
East
26
47
53
Midwest
30
38
62
South
27
36
64
West
17
38
62
PARTY
Democrat
38
74
26
Republican
35
7
93
Independent
26
36
64
POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
Liberal
16
71
29
Moderate
42
46
54
Conservative
33
18
82

Notes: Survey by CBS News and the New York Times.
Sample of 9,174 voters as they left voting booths on Election Day, November 6, 1984.
The survey was not conducted in the states of Washington, Alaska, or Hawaii.

 

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