The Democratic consumer

Republicans and Democrats don’t just have different visions for America, they live different lifestyles within it, according to a Scarborough Research consumer survey that sampled more than 200,000 U.S. adults between August 2010 and September 2011. The report provides clues to the social profile of American voters, showing how members of both parties tend to eat, vacation, entertain themselves, get their news and so on. Related: the Republican consumer

Do politics drive voters' spending habits? A Scarborough Research study shows that Republicans are more likely to grab a hunting rifle, holler for the dog and head to deer camp singing Country tunes -- but not on college-football Saturday. This graphic highlights some characteristics that are more common among Republicans than Democrats.
Source: Scarborough Research. James Smallwood, Josh Hicks and David Barie/The Washington Post. Published on September 1, 2012, 7:05 p.m.
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