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Study Report

Study Number: KB-002-002-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1947

Subject Area: Election Studies

Bibliographic Citation: National election study, 1947.  [machine-readable data file] / University of Chicago. National Opinion Research Center  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 7211

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: Hard copy codebook.

Abstract: Data for this study were collected from a national quota sample interviewed in November 1947. Respondents were questioned about party identification, 1948 voting intentions, issue positions, major personal problems of the immediate past or those anticipated in the near future, President Truman's stand on specific issues, and the respondents' stand on certain issues. In addition, respondents evaluated Truman's general performance as President and his relationship to certain groups and responded to open-ended questions tapping their satisfaction or dissatisfaction with Truman's policy towards Russia, taxes, cost of living, and European recovery. The study contains information on 1,287 respondents in the form of 62 variables. The data contain amps and dashes.

SUBJECT TERMS: cost of living. election studies. issues. political attitudes and behavior. political party preference. taxation. voting attitudes and behavior. Europe. European recovery, post-war. Truman administration. United States.

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