June 12, 2014

2014 Political Polarization Survey

Table 5.3 Amount of Contributions

ASK IF HAVE CONTRIBUTED MONEY DURING 2012/2013:
Q102/a: Over the last two years, would you say all of those contributions added up to more than $100 or less than that?
ASK IF MORE THAN $100: And did they add up to more than $250 or not?

These questions are discussed in Section 5 of the report.

———–Contributed in past two years———–
Less than $100
%
$100-249
%
$250+
%
(VOL.) DK/Ref
%
(N)
TOTAL 41 31 26 2 1,985
PARTY WITH LEANERS
Rep/Rep lean 36 32 30 2 860
Dem/Dem lean 47 30 22 1 1,016
PARTY ID
Republican 39 30 30 1 544
Democrat 47 31 21 1 763
Independent 37 34 28 2 605
Lean Republican 31 36 31 2 316
Lean Democrat 48 27 25 1 253
IDEOLOGICAL CONSISTENCY
Consistently Conservative 38 31 30 1 332
Mostly Conservative 34 33 32 2 383
Mixed 45 27 27 2 376
Mostly Liberal 43 33 22 1 325
Consistently Liberal 44 32 23 2 569
SEX
Men 36 32 32 1 1,099
Women 48 30 20 2 886
AGE
18-49 48 29 22 1 473
50+ 37 32 29 2 1,470
DETAILED AGE
18-29 59 23 18 1 159
30-49 41 34 25 0 314
50-64 37 30 31 2 681
65+ 37 35 26 2 789
SEX BY AGE
Men 18-49 44 29 26 1 286
Men 50+ 31 33 35 1 801
Women 18-49 54 30 17 0 187
Women 50+ 45 31 21 3 669
RACE
White, non-Hispanic 39 32 27 2 1,548
Black, non-Hispanic 53 29 18 1 180
Hispanic - - - - - - - - 97
EDUCATION
College grad+ 33 34 32 2 1,243
Post grad 33 34 31 2 591
College grad 32 34 32 2 652
Some college 49 30 20 2 480
HS or less 50 26 23 1 259
FAMILY INCOME
$75,000+ 31 31 37 1 926
$30,000-$74,999 51 33 15 1 592
<$30,000 57 27 15 1 253
RELIGIOUS PREFERENCE
Total Protestant 42 30 26 2 962
White NH evang. Prot. 40 29 30 2 342
White NH mainline Prot. 40 33 26 2 376
Total Catholic 44 29 25 2 387
White NH Cath. 43 28 27 2 310
Unaffiliated 40 33 27 1 376
ATTEND RELIGIOUS SERVICES
Weekly or more 43 29 26 2 780
Less than weekly 40 33 26 1 1,185
REGION
Northeast 44 30 24 2 343
Midwest 41 33 25 1 410
South 40 29 29 1 731
West 41 33 24 2 501
AMONG REP/LEAN REP
Men 32 34 34 1 535
Women 44 29 23 3 325
18-49 34 32 33 1 169
50+ 37 32 29 2 671
Agree with Tea Party 39 33 27 1 524
Disagree/No opinion 33 31 34 2 320
AMONG DEM/LEAN DEM
Men 42 29 28 1 503
Women 52 31 16 1 513
18-49 58 27 15 0 275
50+ 39 31 28 2 727
AMONG WHITES
Men 34 33 33 1 858
Women 45 32 21 2 690
18-29 53 27 18 1 100
30-49 37 35 28 0 222
50-64 37 31 31 2 519
65+ 36 34 27 2 679
College grad 31 35 32 2 1,001
Some college or less 47 29 23 1 546
College grad men 26 35 38 1 556
College grad women 38 34 25 3 445
Some col or less men 41 30 28 1 302
Some col or less women 55 28 14 2 244
$75,000+ 30 32 37 1 767
$30,000-$74,999 49 34 16 2 455
<$30,000 59 24 16 1 156