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Study Report

Study Number: KB-018-001-1-2-United States-ICPSR-1984

Subject Area: Election Studies

Bibliographic Citation: CBS News primary election exit polls, 1984.  [machine-readable data file] / CBS News  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 8425

Date Accessioned: 1/19/1994

Comments: This study was classified as KB-018-000-1-1 through KB-018-008-1-1 before.

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Date Ordered: 2/3/1986

Documentation: 1 volume hard copy (2 copies)

Abstract: CBS News interviewed voters in 1984 as they left the polls on primary election day in seven states and the District of Columbia. Voters were asked about their choice of candidates in the presidential primary and to describe candidate characteristics and issues which helped in their selection. Voters were asked their political party preference and opinions on the United States' response to the Communist threat in Central America. Demographic information is also included. States in which voters were interviewed and the sample size of each survey are: Vermont (1643 respondents), Connecticut (1466), Indiana (1075), Maryland (1401), Nebraska (1938), Oregon (2011), Tennessee (1527). The number of voters interviewed in the District of Columbia totaled 472. The collection consists of one physical file of data per state.

SUBJECT TERMS: candidates. communism. foreign policy. political party preference. presidential elections. primary elections. Central America. Connecticut. District of Columbia. Indiana. Maryland. Nebraska. Oregon. Tennessee. United States. Vermont.

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