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Study Report

Study Number: KB-016-001-2-1-United States-ICPSR-1984

Subject Area: Election Studies

Bibliographic Citation: CBS News/New York Times election survey, 1984: election day national survey.  [machine-readable data file] / CBS News  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 8373

Date Accessioned: 5/23/1995

Number of Files Received: 3

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Date Ordered: 4/29/1995

Documentation: Machine-readable codebook file and SPSS statements file.

Abstract: These surveys are part of an ongoing data collection effort by CBS News and The New York Times. Interviews were conducted with respondents in each state as they left their polling places on election day, November 6, 1984. Respondents were asked about their vote for President, political party ID, and opinions on several issues such as the United States budget deficit, national tax policies, and characteristics of the candidates which influenced voting. The survey also includes state-specific questions which were of interest to the voters in each state. The data are weighted. The data are contained in one physical file in card-image format with a logical record length of 69 characters. There are 55 variables per record and 9,174 cases.

SUBJECT TERMS: candidates. debts. demographic characteristics. elections. government expenditures. political party preference. presidential elections. taxation. United States.

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