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Bill Clinton (D)

US Elections

How Groups Voted in 1996

Bob Dole (R)

         
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 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.