30v We need new people in Washington even if they are not as effective as experienced politicians

Total

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Total Agree 4451--47--56--60----50--49----4643----------------55
Total Disagree 4843--47--41--38----47--47----4952----------------42

Party

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Republican Agree 3643--41--52--65----48--47----3932----------------65
Republican Disagree 5852--54--44--33----50--50----5765----------------32
Democrat Agree 5258--52--57--54----48--48----5047----------------45
Democrat Disagree 4038--43--41--44----50--47----4449----------------53
Independent Agree 4151--45--60--61----53--53----4849----------------58
Independent Disagree 4944--49--38--38----44--45----4748----------------39

Sex

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Male Agree 4452--48--57--62----52--52----4845----------------56
Male Disagree 4943--48--40--36----46--44----4851----------------42
Female Agree 4350--46--56--59----48--46----4441----------------55
Female Disagree 4743--46--41--39----48--49----5053----------------41

Age

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
18-29 Agree 3744--41--46--56----41--42----3535----------------47
18-29 Disagree 5449--53--52--42----57--55----6162----------------52
30-49 Agree 4049--44--55--60----46--49----4541----------------55
30-49 Disagree 5245--50--42--38----52--47----5055----------------43
50-64 Agree 4954--52--62--59----53--45----5147----------------60
50-64 Disagree 4340--41--34--39----42--52----4450----------------38
65+ Agree 5562--57--67--69----68--63----5756----------------62
65+ Disagree 3733--36--28--29----28--30----3637----------------33

Generation

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Greatest Agree 5159--56--66--72------------------------------------
Greatest Disagree 4136--38--29--27------------------------------------
Silent Agree 4553--49--60--59----56--51----5856----------------63
Silent Disagree 4643--45--36--38----40--43----3839----------------31
Boomer Agree 3848--44--55--60----46--48----4644----------------61
Boomer Disagree 5446--50--43--38----52--48----4952----------------37
Gen X Agree ------39--46--56----42--47----4036----------------54
Gen X Disagree ------55--53--42----56--50----5560----------------43
Millennial Agree --------------------------------35----------------46
Millennial Disagree --------------------------------63----------------53

Race

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
White Agree 4349--45--56--61----51--50----4643----------------59
White Disagree 5045--48--40--37----46--46----4953----------------38
Black Agree 4962--49--55--56----43--46----5041----------------43
Black Disagree 4233--47--43--44----52--46----4552----------------55
Hispanic Agree --------------------------------51----------------51
Hispanic Disagree --------------------------------45----------------45

Education

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
College Grad Agree 4045--48--58--57----45--47----4043----------------51
College Grad Disagree 5650--49--40--39----52--51----5655----------------46
Some College Agree 4047--40--54--65----46--48----4339----------------57
Some College Disagree 5549--55--44--33----51--50----5256----------------42
HS Grad or Less Agree 4654--49--57--59----53--51----5046----------------57
HS Grad or Less Disagree 4439--44--40--38----44--44----4449----------------39

Income

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Low Agree 4956--53--60--58----51--47----5345----------------59
Low Disagree 3938--40--38--40----44--46----3948----------------39
Lower-middle Agree 4753--53--56--60----50--51----4847----------------56
Lower-middle Disagree 4442--42--42--37----47--43----4848----------------41
Upper-middle Agree 3851--41--58--64----50--50----4540----------------59
Upper-middle Disagree 5543--53--41--35----48--48----5158----------------39
Upper Agree 4045--43--55--60----47--49----4235----------------52
Upper Disagree 5551--53--42--37----53--49----5561----------------46

Religious Preference

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
White Evangelical Protestant Agree 4046--43--57--63----52--50----4641----------------68
White Evangelical Protestant Disagree 5250--51--40--36----47--48----5055----------------30
White Mainline Protestant Agree 4250--43--56--61----45--52----4645----------------60
White Mainline Protestant Disagree 5044--49--41--36----51--46----4950----------------38
White Catholic Agree 4351--46--59--59----63--46----4540----------------59
White Catholic Disagree 4942--49--39--39----35--50----5258----------------37
Unaffiliated Agree 4547--48--53--------43--------5045----------------51
Unaffiliated Disagree 4744--42--44--------51--------4552----------------46