Data shows wealthy more likely to vote Republican
Census figures show people with higher-incomes are more likely to vote than those who earn less.
The numbers show people earning at least $100,000 a year vote more often and tend to vote for Republicans. Census data from the 2008 presidential election shows 80 percent of those who made at least $100,000 a year voted.
Political scientists suggest the gap has to do with how much voters feel they have at stake and how much they feel their vote will actually influence change.
2012 presidential race, elections, voting, national/world
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