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Study Report

Study Number: LA-163-014-1-1-United States-ROPER-2004

Subject Area: Public Opinion on Political Matters, Political Participation

Bibliographic Citation: Gallup/CNN/USA Today poll # 2004-30: presidential election/Iraq/CBS News [September 24-26, 2004].  [machine-readable data file] / Gallup Organization  [principal investigator(s)] / Storrs, CT: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: USAIPOCNUS2004-30

Date Accessioned: 7/13/2005

Number of Files Received: 5

Comments: Data file is in raw ASCII and SPSS portable format.

Access Status: Access limited to UW Campus

Date Ordered: 6/22/2005

Documentation: Codebook is in Microsoft Word and PDF format.

Abstract: This poll was conducted via telephone surveys on September 24-26, 2004. Its sample consists of 1,006 adults. There are 169 variables on topics such as: How much thought given to upcoming election for president (1); do/do not know where people in neighborhood go to vote (1); ever voted in precinct or election district (1); how often vote (1); do/do not plan to vote in presidential election this November (2); John Kerry and John Edwards vs. George W. Bush and Dick Cheney (2); John Kerry and John Edwards vs. George W. Bush and Dick Cheney vs. Ralph Nader and Peter Camejo (2); certain to vote for candidate/may change mind (1); already voted/plan to vote before Election Day/plan to vote on Election Day itself (1); George W. Bush job performance (7); candidates’ stance on issues/leadership skills and vision will be most important in deciding vote (1); policies being proposed by presidential candidates would move country in right/wrong direction (2); most important issue in deciding vote for president (1); think John Kerry/George W. Bush would better handle certain issues (9); responsibilities of commander-in-chief of the military (3); U.S. should not attack another country unless that country has attacked U.S. first/should be able to attack any country it thinks might attack U.S. (1); likelihood of terrorist attacks against U.S. (1); Republican party has/has not attacked John Kerry unfairly (1); Democratic party has/has not attacked George W. Bush unfairly (1); campaign ads (1); Iraq (6); John Kerry’s military service in Vietnam War (1); statements John Kerry made about Vietnam War after he returned from service there (1); George W. Bush’s actions while in National Guard (1); presidential debates (3); how confident that CBS News reports its stories accurately (1); how confident that news organizations other than CBS report their stories accurately (1); how closely following news about CBS reports concerning George W. Bush’s service in National Guard (1); CBS News’s story critical of George W. Bush’s service in National Guard based on documents that CBS could not prove to be authentic (1); CBS News should/should not fire Dan Rather (1); 2000 presidential election (1); respondent/any member of household ever served in U.S. military (1).

Media/File Reports:

7115 (CD-ROM)
7271 (CD-ROM)
7398 (CD-Rom)
7399 (CD-Rom)
9002 (USB Flask Drive)
9003 (USB Flask Drive)
9004 (SSCC network drive)