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Study Report

Study Number: KB-004-048-1-1-United States-CPS-2004

Subject Area: Election Studies

Bibliographic Citation: National election study (NES), 2004.  [machine-readable data file] / Center for Political Studies. University of Michigan  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan. Center for Political Studies  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: NES2004

Date Accessioned: 4/11/2005

Number of Files Received: 0

Comments: This study can be downloaded from ANES web site via its Data Center link. If you don't have have access to statistical software like SAS, SPSS or STATA, you can try ANES's online analysis tool for ANES 2004 data set.

Access Status: Unrestricted access

Date Ordered: 4/8/2005

Documentation: Codebook files are in ASCII text format. SAS, SPSS and Stata statement files are provided.

Abstract: There are 1,212 face-to-face interviews in the pre-election study, 1,066 of which later provided a face-to-face interview in the post-election study. In addition to content on electoral participation, voting behavior, and public opinion, the 2004 NES contains questions in other areas such as media exposure, cognitive style, and values and predispositions. Special-interest and topical content provided significant coverage of foreign policy, including the war on terrorism and the war in Iraq. In addition, the study carried expanded instrumentation on unemployment and inflation, gender politics, and gay and lesbian politics. An exceptional feature was the insertion of the comprehensive module on representation and accountability, Module 2, from the Comparative Study of Electoral Systems (CSES), at the end of the Post-election interview.

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