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Study Report

Study Number: LA-163-021-1-1-United States-ROPER-2004

Subject Area: Public Opinion on Political Matters, Political Participation

Bibliographic Citation: Gallup/CNN/USA Today poll # 2004-39: elections/automobiles [October 22-24, 2004].  [machine-readable data file] / Gallup Organization  [principal investigator(s)] / Storrs, CT: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: USAIPOCNUS2004-39

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 22-24, 2004. Its sample consists of 1,538 adults. There are 187 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 (3); ever voted in a presidential election before (1); already voted in this year’s election/plan to vote before Election Day/plan to vote on Election Day itself (1); for whom did respondent vote in presidential election if voted early (1); John Kerry and John Edwards vs. George W. Bush and Dick Cheney vs. Ralph Nader and Peter Camejo (2); support candidate strongly/only moderately (1); John Kerry and John Edwards vs. George W. Bush and Dick Cheney (2); for which party’s candidate would respondent vote if elections for Congress were being held today (2); George W. Bush job performance (1); opinion of certain people (6); candidates’ stance on issues/leadership skills and vision more important when deciding who to vote for (1); George W. Bush does/does not have the personality and leadership qualities a president should have (1); John Kerry does/does not have 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 issues in deciding vote for president (11); think John Kerry/George W. Bush would better handle certain issues (4); characteristics and qualities apply more to John Kerry/George W. Bush (5); personal finances (1); think country would be better off if Republicans/Democrats controlled Congress (1); would prefer to have Republican/Democratic party in control of Congress if George W. Bush is re-elected in November (1); would prefer to have Republican/Democratic party in control of Congress is John Kerry is election in November (1); would describe George W. Bush more as a uniter/divider (1); agree/disagree that "the stakes in this presidential election are higher than in previous years" (1); agree/disagree with statement: "I am afraid of what will happen if my candidate for President does not win" (1); presidential campaigns (4); Iraq (3); shortage of flu shots in United States (1); media coverage of election so far this year (1); type of vehicle respondent drives most often (2); favorite type of music (1); favorite type of condiment (1); 2000 presidential election (2).

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)