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Source: The Uninsured and Voting: December 2003 and February 2004

Some people are registered to vote and others are not. Are you currently registered to vote at your present address?

 

Total

Insured

under age 65

Uninsured

under age 65

Ages 65

and over

Yes, registered

77

78

58

90

No, not registered

22

22

41

9

Don’t have to register (vol.)

*

*

1

*

Don’t know/Refused

1

1

1

As you may know, around half the public does not vote in presidential elections. How about you- did you vote in the presidential election in 2000, when George W. Bush ran against Al Gore, Ralph Nader, and Pat Buchanan, or did you skip that one?

 

Total

Insured

under age 65

Uninsured

under age 65

Ages 65

and over

Yes, voted

67

67

45

87

No, did not vote

32

32

53

13

Don’t remember

1

1

1

*

Refused

*

*

*

*

Do you remember for sure whether you voted in the November 2002 congressional election in your district?

 

Total

Insured

under age 65

Uninsured

under age 65

Ages 65

and over

Yes, voted

50

49

30

70

No, did not vote

40

41

61

17

Don’t remember

10

10

8

13

Refused

*

*

1

Results based on combination of two surveys (in order to obtain large enough cell sizes for each group). Surveys by Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Harvard School of Public Health. December 2003 survey: Fieldwork conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates, December 3-7, 2003 and based on telephone interviews with a national adult sample of 1,206. February 2004 survey: Fieldwork conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates, February 5-8, 2004 and based on telephone interviews with a national adult sample of 1,201.

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