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

Total

1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Total Agree 4451--47--56--60----50--49----4643----------------55
Total Disagree 4843--47--41--38----47--47----4952----------------42

Party

1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
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

1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
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

1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
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

1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
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

1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
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

1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
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

1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
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

1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
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