Step 1 Definitions

Categorical nominal : A categorical nominal variable is one that has two or more categories, but there is no natural order or ranking.

Categorical ordinal : ordinal data is a categorical, statistical data type where the variables have natural, ordered categories and the distances between the categories is not known.

Numerical discrete : discrete variables are numeric variables that have a countable number of values between any two values.

Numerical continuous : continuous variables are numeric variables that have an infinite number of values between any two values.

Step 2

1. Political affiliation of a voter.

It is categorical nominal variable.

Categorical nominal : A categorical nominal variable is one that has two or more categories, but there is no natural order or ranking.

Categorical ordinal : ordinal data is a categorical, statistical data type where the variables have natural, ordered categories and the distances between the categories is not known.

Numerical discrete : discrete variables are numeric variables that have a countable number of values between any two values.

Numerical continuous : continuous variables are numeric variables that have an infinite number of values between any two values.

Step 2

1. Political affiliation of a voter.

It is categorical nominal variable.