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Study Report

Study Number: KB-032-001-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1987

Subject Area: Election Studies

Bibliographic Citation: WLS-TV/ABC News Chicago mayoral election exit poll, April 1987.  [machine-readable data file] / WLS-TV  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 8851

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: Hard copy codebook.

Abstract: WLS-TV and ABC News cooperated in surveying Chicago voters as they left the polls on election day, April 7, 1987. Voters were asked for whom they had voted for mayor and why and to rate the candidates and their performance during the campaign. Other questions focused on issues important to Chicago's future, race relations, street crime, and the Chicago school board. Demographic characteristics and political orientation also are included.

SOURCE: self-enumerated forms

UNIVERSE: Voters in the April 7, 1987 Chicago mayoral election.

SAMPLE: Polling places were chosen by random selection.

NOTE: The data contain blanks and dashes (-).

EXTENT OF COLLECTION: 1 data file.

DATA TYPE: survey data

DATA FORMAT: Card Image

TIME PERIOD: April 7, 1987

DATE OF COLLECTION: April 7, 1987

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