Voting Trends in US Elections

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North
1980 - 42%, 2008 - 59%, 2012 - 57%
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South
1984 - 36%, 2008 - 45%, 2012 - 42%
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Women
1984 - 44%, 2008 - 55%, 2012 - 55%
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Men
1980 - 36%, 2008 - 49%, 2012 - 45%
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>30s
1984 - 40%, 2008 - 66%, 2012 - 60%
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>60s
2000 - 51%, 2008 - 46%, 2012 - 44%
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Black People
1992 - 83%, 2008 - 95%, 2012 - 93%
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Hispanic
2004 - 53%, 2008 - 67%, 2012 - 71% (one of the only groups to trend more strongly towards Obama in his second term than his first. Really didn't like Romney)
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White People
1984 - 35%, 2008 - 43%, 2012 - 39% (haven't been above 50% for the Democrats since at least 1976)
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Catholics
1980 - 42%, 2008 - 54%, 2012 - 40% (big swing cleavage of society)
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Unmarried
1984 - 47%, 2008 - 65%, 2012 - 67%
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Married
1984 - 38%, 2008 - 47%, 2012 - 43%
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LGBT
1996 - 66%, 2008 - 70%, 2012 - 76%
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>$15k
2008 - 73%, 2012 - 60%
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>$100k
1988 - 32%, 2008 - 49%, 2012 - 44%
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Some College Education
1980 - 35%, 2012 - 49%
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Post Graduate
1988 - 48%, 2008 - 58%, 2012 - 55%
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Liberals
1980 - 60%, 2008 - 89%, 2012 - 86%
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Conservatives
1976 - 29%, 2012 - 17%
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Party Preference: Democrat
1980 - 67%, 2012 - 92%
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Party Preference: Republican
1996 - 13%, 2012 - 6%
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1984 - 36%, 2008 - 45%, 2012 - 42%

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1984 - 44%, 2008 - 55%, 2012 - 55%

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1980 - 36%, 2008 - 49%, 2012 - 45%

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1984 - 40%, 2008 - 66%, 2012 - 60%

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