30a People like me don't have any say about what the government does

Total

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Total Agree 5255625850505254----46--47----4647------48--51----55
Total Disagree 4644374150494746----53--52----5152------50--46----43

Party

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Republican Agree 4448525144455356----42--44----3536------40--54----55
Republican Disagree 5551464856544744----58--56----6362------57--45----44
Democrat Agree 5557665554504946----42--42----5152------48--45----49
Democrat Disagree 4342334345495054----57--57----4646------51--53----51
Independent Agree 5554646350545659----52--52----5148------54--55----60
Independent Disagree 4145353649454441----47--46----4650------44--42----40

Sex

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Male Agree 5354615750495353----46--47----4447------46--53----56
Male Disagree 4545394350504647----53--52----5352------52--44----43
Female Agree 5155625849515155----47--47----4847------49--50----54
Female Disagree 4644364050484745----52--51----4951------48--47----44

Age

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
18-29 Agree 5351576047495457----48--42----4749------47--45----52
18-29 Disagree 4547423953514642----51--57----5250------50--52----47
30-49 Agree 5155605549525354----44--46----4546------48--50----56
30-49 Disagree 4844384451484646----56--52----5353------51--48----43
50-64 Agree 5257645652494853----48--50----4744------49--56----56
50-64 Disagree 4642364248505047----50--49----5054------48--42----42
65+ Agree 5756686252505451----49--52----4650------47--55----55
65+ Disagree 4243313646474348----48--46----4646------49--40----43

Generation

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Greatest Agree 5856676254515353------------------------------------
Greatest Disagree 4043323644474347------------------------------------
Silent Agree 5056605652494950----45--53----5048------46--55----56
Silent Disagree 4844384348504950----51--46----4549------49--39----42
Boomer Agree 5155605548525454----44--47----4446------48--55----56
Boomer Disagree 4745394452474546----55--51----5453------50--43----42
Gen X Agree ------6247495257----48--42----4646------48--49----56
Gen X Disagree ------3753514842----52--58----5354------50--49----43
Millennial Agree --------------------------------49------48--45----53
Millennial Disagree --------------------------------49------50--52----46

Race

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
White Agree 5154605850505354----48--48----4445------50--54----57
White Disagree 4845394150494646----51--51----5353------48--44----42
Black Agree 6058635752564749----38--44----5853------50--43----48
Black Disagree 3741354248425351----61--55----4045------48--54----51
Hispanic Agree --------------------------------45------36--40----52
Hispanic Disagree --------------------------------53------56--53----45

Education

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
College Grad Agree 3341484136394235----32--38----3838------38--44----49
College Grad Disagree 6659515864605865----67--62----6161------61--55----50
Some College Agree 4551545248465358----46--40----4545------50--52----57
Some College Disagree 5348454851544741----53--60----5253------48--46----41
HS Grad or Less Agree 6060686455565659----52--54----5152------52--55----58
HS Grad or Less Disagree 3839313444434240----46--43----4546------45--41----40

Income

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Low Agree 6665676854605857----49--51----4948------47--47----57
Low Disagree 3234323144394042----48--48----4648------50--48----41
Lower-middle Agree 5657646550525558----55--52----5050------55--52----61
Lower-middle Disagree 4141353450484341----45--47----4849------43--45----37
Upper-middle Agree 4652605849484955----47--49----4747------49--56----54
Upper-middle Disagree 5147394251515144----52--50----5253------50--43----45
Upper Agree 4146564643414848----36--37----3937------43--49----48
Upper Disagree 5854445357585252----63--61----6062------57--50----52

Religious Preference

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
White Evangelical Protestant Agree 48575856--485352----49--46----4541------51--58----57
White Evangelical Protestant Disagree 51424143--514547----50--53----5156------47--41----42
White Mainline Protestant Agree 53546159--485458----48--49----4345------52--55----60
White Mainline Protestant Disagree 46463740--514541----51--50----5454------46--43----39
White Catholic Agree 4955626150525155----50--45----4348------46--56----55
White Catholic Disagree 4845383850474745----49--54----5551------54--41----43
Unaffiliated Agree 54506262545654------46--------4650------53--48----56
Unaffiliated Disagree 45483738454444------54--------5250------44--49----43