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Principal Investigator(s): ABC News
ABC News conducted surveys of voters as they exited the polling places on November 6, 1984. Repondents 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.
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ABC News. ABC NEWS GENERAL ELECTION EXIT SURVEYS, 1984. Conducted by Chilton Research Services. ICPSR ed. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [producer and distributor], 198?. doi:10.3886/ICPSR08416.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08416.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: candidates, election forecasting, exit polls, national elections, presidential candidates, presidential elections, voter attitudes, voter preferences, voters, voting behavior, voting precincts
Geographic Coverage: United States
Date of Collection:
Universe: All U.S. voters.
Data Types: survey data
Sample: Respondents were selected at polling places in 46 states and the District of Columbia. The interviews were selected by a national probability sample.
Original ICPSR Release: 1985-10-09
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