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Study Report

Study Number: LA-163-016-1-1-United States-ROPER-2004

Subject Area: Public Opinion on Political Matters, Political Participation

Bibliographic Citation: Gallup/CNN/USA Today poll # 2004-32: presidential election/Iraq/presidential debates [October 1-3, 2004].  [machine-readable data file] / Gallup Organization  [principal investigator(s)] / Storrs, CT: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: USAIPOCNUS2004-32

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 October 1-3, 2004. Its sample consists of 1,016 adults. There are 165 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/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 vs. Ralph Nader and Peter Camejo (2); John Kerry and John Edwards vs. George W. Bush and Dick Cheney (2); already voted in this year’s election/plan to vote before Election Day/plan to vote on Election Day itself (1); George W. Bush job performance (1); opinion of people in news (4); candidates’ stance on issues/leadership skills and vision will be most important in deciding vote (1); agree/disagree that George W. Bush has the personality and leadership qualities a president should have (1); agree/disagree that John Kerry has the personality and leadership qualities a president should have (1); agree/disagree with George W. Bush on issues that matter most to respondent (1); agree/disagree with John Kerry on issues that matter most to respondent (1); most important issue in deciding vote for president (1); think John Kerry/George W. Bush would better handle certain issues (3); characteristics/qualities apply more to John Kerry/George W. Bush (6); do/do not think John Kerry has changed his positions on issues for political reasons (1); do/do not think George W. Bush has changed his positions on issues for political reasons (1); do/do not think John Kerry has misled the public for political reasons (1); do/do not think George W. Bush has misled the public for political reasons (1); do/do not think George W. Bush has a clear plan for handling the economy (1); do/do not think John Kerry has a clear plan for handling the economy (1); responsibilities of commander-in-chief of military (3); Iraq (6); do/do not think Saddam Hussein was personally involved in 9/11 (2); last Thursday’s presidential debate between George W. Bush and John Kerry (3); next Friday’s presidential debate in "town hall" format (1); vice presidential debate next Tuesday (1); 2000 presidential election (1); respondent/anyone in 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)