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Study Report

Study Number: KB-019-001-2-1-United States-ICPSR-1984

Subject Area: Election Studies

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

Originating Archive Number: 8416

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: Codebook is in microfiche drawer; machine-readable SPSS data definition statements.

Abstract: ABC News conducted surveys of voters as they exited the polling places on November 6, 1984. Respondents were asked about their presidential choice and reasons why they voted the way they did. Voters were also asked why they chose not to vote for the other candidate. The surveys included items concerning party identification, ethnic background, liberal/ conservative leaning and demographic information.

SOURCE: self-administered surveys

UNIVERSE: All U.S. voters.

SAMPLE: Respondents were selected at polling places in 46 states and the District of Columbia. The interviews were selected by a national probability sample.

EXTENT OF COLLECTION: 1 data file + machine-readable documentation + SPSS Control Cards.

DATA TYPE: survey data

DATA FORMAT: OSIRIS and Card Image, with SPSS Control Cards for each

TIME PERIOD: November 6, 1984

DATE OF COLLECTION: November 6, 1984

SUBJECT TERMS: candidates. demographic characteristics. elections. political attitudes and behavior. political party preference. polling places. precinct-level. presidential elections. voting attitudes and behavior. Alabama. Alaska. Arizona. Arkansas. California. Colorado. Connecticut. Delaware. District of Columbia. Florida. Georgia. Hawaii. Idaho. Illinois. Indiana. Iowa. Kansas. Kentucky. Louisiana. Maine. Maryland. Massachusetts. Michigan. Minnesota. Mississippi. Missouri. Montana. Nebraska. Nevada. New Hampshire. New Jersey. New Mexico. New York. North Carolina. North Dakota. Ohio. Oklahoma. Oregon. Pennsylvania. Rhode Island. South Carolina. South Dakota. Tennessee. Texas. United States. Utah. Vermont. Virginia. Washington. West Virginia. Wisconsin. Wyoming.

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