What does nascar dad mean?

A white, working class father

A NASCAR dad is a lower income, working class white father. The term was made popular during the 2004 US presidential election.

The term is often used in the political arena to refer to a group of voters that fit the "white, working class dad" description. This group of voters is known for placing more emphasis on values rather than party labels. The term comes from the popularity of NASCAR among the white, working class male demographic.


He didn't win the urban vote but scored well with NASCAR dads.
A NASCAR dad with his wife and son

A NASCAR dad with his wife and son

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Updated March 1, 2017

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