Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: KB-040-001-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1988

Subject Area: Election Studies

Bibliographic Citation: CBS News/New York Times Super Tuesday primary election exit polls, l988.  [machine-readable data file] / CBS News  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 9139

Date Accessioned: 5/6/1994

Number of Files Received: 29

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Date Ordered: 4/1/1994

Documentation: One volume hard copy codebook and one duplicate copy.

Abstract: For this data collection voters in Democratic and Republican primaries were surveyed as they left their polling places on March 8, 1988 (Super Tuesday). Respondents were asked which presidential candidate they voted for, the issues and qualities of the candidates that most affected their vote, when they decided the candidate they would vote for, and their opinions of various candidates. Additional items included respondents' opinions on economic competition from other countries, the Reagan presidency, and their presidential vote choice in 1984. Demographic information collected includes sex, race, age, religion, education, political party identification, and family income.

SOURCE: self-enumerated forms

UNIVERSE: United States voters participating in primary elections on Super Tuesday, March 8, 1988.

SAMPLE: The sampling frame consisted of all precincts in a state, stratified by party vote and geography. Within precincts, respondents were selected on a systematic random basis.

NOTE: Each part of this study has a weight variable that must be used in any analysis. The data contain blanks and alphabetic characters.

EXTENT OF COLLECTION: 29 data files.

DATA TYPE: survey data

DATA FORMAT: Card Image

TIME PERIOD: March 8, 1988

DATE OF COLLECTION: March 8, 1988

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