Released: April 12, 2007
Republicans Are Losing Ground among the Affluent, Too
by Michael Dimock, Associate Director, Pew Research Center for the People & the Press
The Republican Party has traditionally garnered it strongest backing from wealthier voters. But the recent overall decline in Republican party affiliation nationwide has even taken a toll on GOP support among affluent voters. The latest Pew surveys find partisan parity among registered voters with annual family incomes in excess of roughly $135,000 per annum.