GSS respondents were asked if they have ever attended a political meeting or rally. Here are those who answered yes by ethnicity (sample size = 1,146):
Percent ever attending political meeting or rally
Asian Indian 45.5
Irish Protestant 36.6
Irish Catholic 34.4
All Americans 33.6
Jews and Asian Indians--two smart and economically successful groups--are the most politically active, while Italian and Mexican Americans are at the bottom. Historically, these two groups have been apathetic about politics. Notice how American Muslims are low on the list. Currently, they don't seem to be very political.
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