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Study Report

Study Number: KB-039-001-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1988

Subject Area: Election Studies

Bibliographic Citation: CBS News/New York Times poll of southern and border states, February-March 1988.  [machine-readable data file] / CBS News  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 9103

Date Accessioned: 5/6/1994

Number of Files Received: 1

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Date Ordered: 4/1/1994

Documentation: Hard copy codebook.

Abstract: This survey was conducted in the 15 southern and border states prior to the Super Tuesday primaries on March 8. Respondents were asked if they were registered to vote and what their party primary preference was. If not registered, respondents were asked why and whether they would vote if some particular candidate were currently running. Democrats and Republicans were asked for their opinions of their party's candidates, which candidate(s) they could not vote for should they be nominated by their party, if they saw candidates' television commercials, for whom they intended to vote or whether it was too early to say, which candidate had the best chance of winning, and which candidate cared the most. Democrats were asked whether the candidacy of Jesse Jackson was helping their party. Registered voters gave their opinions about the condition of the national economy, United States military superiority over the Soviet Union, the situation in Central America, whether the federal government was helping blacks enough, and the federal budget deficit. Background information on individuals includes age, marital status, income, religious preference, children, employment status, farm employment, education, race, and union membership.

SOURCE: telephone interviews

UNIVERSE: Adults aged 18 and over in Texas, Florida, Arkansas Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Tennessee, Oklahoma, Virginia, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, and South Carolina.

SAMPLE: Stratified random digit dialing.

NOTE: The data contain blanks. This file contains a weight variable that must be used in any analysis. Telephone exchanges have been recoded to '999' for reasons of confidentiality.


DATA TYPE: survey data


TIME PERIOD: February 28-March 2, 1988

DATE OF COLLECTION: February 28-March 2, 1988

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