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Study Report

Study Number: KB-017-001-1-2-United States-ICPSR-1984

Subject Area: Election Studies

Bibliographic Citation: CBS News/New York Times primary election day 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: 8398

Date Accessioned: 1/26/1994

Comments: This study record replaced KB-017-000-1-1 through KB-017-012-1-1.

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: 1 vol. hard copy (two copies)

Abstract: CBS News and The New York Times conducted interviews in 1984 with voters in 12 states as they left the polls on primary election day. 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 also asked their political party preference and liberal/conservative attitudes, and to evaluate President Reagan's job performance. The states in which interviews were conducted and the number of respondents in each are: Alabama (1,349 respondents), California (2,522), Connecticut (1,466), Georgia (1,293), Illinois (1,283), Indiana (1,075), Maryland (1,401), Massachusetts (1,328), Nebraska (1,938), New Hampshire (1,278), New Jersey (2,078), New York (2,016), North Carolina (1,618), Ohio (1,511), Oregon (2,011), Pennsylvania (2,003), Tennessee (1,527), Texas (1,105), Vermont (1,643), and the District of Columbia (472). There is one data file for each state.

SUBJECT TERMS: candidates. communism. foreign policy. political party preference. presidential elections. primary elections. Alabama. California. Central America. Georgia. Illinois. Massachusetts. New Hampshire. New Jersey. New York. North Carolina. Ohio. Pennsylvania. Texas. United States.

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