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Defying the Odds

Defying the Odds
New book about the 2016 election.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Changes in the Parties Since 1992

Pew reports on the changing composition of the parties:

Percent of partisans and leaners with various characteristics
1992                2016
GOP white                                                                              93                    86
Democrat white                                                                      76                    57
GOP  aged 65 or more                                                            19                    25
Democrats aged 65 or more                                                    19                    19
GOP  college graduates                                                          28                    31
Democrat college graduates                                                    21                    27
GOP Noncollege whites                                                         67                    58
Democrat noncollege whites                                                   59                    32
GOP religiously unaffiliated                                                   06                    12
Democrat religiously unaffiliated                                           10                    29



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