Factors that shape an individuals vote (Gender (Men tend to vote more for…
Factors that shape an individuals vote
Large divisions between rural and urban areas, as urban areas tend to be more liberal and rural areas tend to be more conservative.
The Southern States of the US tend to be more conservative, but can often see spark of liberal views in the larger cities
Men tend to vote more for the Republican Candidate while women have a higher percentage of support for a Democratic Candidate.
Men and women have the same percentage affiliation with the independent party, and other.
If a man and woman are married, they will most likely vote for the same candidate, thats why when women first got the right to vote in the early 1900s, they voted for the Republican candidate.
The Democratic party has a hard time attracting male votes because of their sometimes non-traditional ideologies.
Republicans hold the advantage amongst white males, while Democrats hold the advantage amongst minority groups.
African Americans are overwhelmingly (80%) Democratic, as are Hispanics.
The younger generations tend to vote Democrat, especially the Millennials.
Middle aged voters tend to vote for the Republican candidate.
The oldest voters, who were alive during The Great Depression tend to vote conservatively.
Higher income Americans affiliate themselves with the Republican Party, while middle class and lower-income families tend to vote for the Democratic Party.
Higher levels of education make for more democratic votes.
Blue Collar workers with little education tend to vote Republican.
Jewish and Black Protestant voters are in favor of the Democratic party, while Mormons and White Protistants vote mainly for Republican candidates.
Religiously unaffiliated voters align more with the Democratic Party.
Republican party ideals align most with very religious beliefs, such as abortion and contraception.