Voter enthusiasm: Democrats top Republicans
Democrats are more enthusiastic than Republicans and independents about voting for one of the presidential candidates in the general election in November, according to our national scientific survey.
We asked registered voters nationwide who said they’d vote in the presidential contest in November whether they’d vote with enthusiasm for one of the presidential candidates.
The overall national response: 66% yes, 21% no, 13% no opinion.
Democrats: 74% yes, 17% no, 8% no opinion.
Republicans: 65%, 21% no, 15% no opinion.
Independents: 58% yes, 25% no, 17% no opinion.
Along racial lines, blacks (78%) and Hispanics (74%) expressed more enthusiasm than whites (63%) about voting for a presidential candidate in November.
The poll’s demographic crosstabs: Poll Position crosstabs – voter enthusiasm.
Poll Position’s scientific telephone survey of 1,152 registered voters nationwide who say they’ll vote for a presidential candidate this November was conducted Feb. 6, 2012 and has a margin of error of ±3%.
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