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CBS News/New York Times Primary Election Day Exit Polls, 1984 (ICPSR 8398) RSS

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Summary:

This data collection is part of a continuing series of exit polls. CBS News and The New York Times interviewed voters in 1984 as they left the polls on primary election day in Alabama, California, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas. Voters were asked about their choice of candidates in the presidential primary and to describe candidate characteristics and issues that helped in their selection. Voters were also asked for their political party preference and liberal/conservative attitudes, and to evaluate President Ronald Reagan's job performance. Demographic information, including sex, age, race, educational attainment, and income, is included for each respondent. There is one data file for each state.

Series: CBS News/New York Times Poll Series

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Dataset(s)

DS0:  Study-Level Files
Documentation:
DS1:  Alabama - Download All Files (2.1 MB)
DS2:  California - Download All Files (2.2 MB)
DS3:  Georgia - Download All Files (2.1 MB)
DS4:  Illinois - Download All Files (2.1 MB)
DS5:  Massachusetts - Download All Files (2.1 MB)
DS6:  New Hampshire - Download All Files (2 MB)
DS7:  New Jersey - Download All Files (2.1 MB)
DS8:  New York - Download All Files (2.1 MB)
DS9:  North Carolina - Download All Files (2.1 MB)
DS10:  Ohio - Download All Files (2.1 MB)
DS11:  Pennsylvania - Download All Files (2.1 MB)
DS12:  Texas - Download All Files (2 MB)

Study Description

Citation

CBS News, and The New York Times. CBS News/New York Times Primary Election Day Exit Polls, 1984 . ICPSR08398-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2011-02-07. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08398.v2

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   candidates, exit polls, foreign policy, political party preference, presidential elections, presidential performance, primary elections, voter preferences

Geographic Coverage:   Alabama, California, Geogia, Illinois, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (state), North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, United States

Time Period:  

  • 1984

Date of Collection:  

  • 1984

Universe:   Voters in the 1984 primary election in Alabama, California, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

Data Types:   survey data

Data Collection Notes:

Each data file contains a weight variable.

Methodology

Data Source:

self-enumerated questionnaires

Extent of Processing:  ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:

  • Created variable labels and/or value labels.

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Original ICPSR Release:  

Version History:

  • 2011-02-07 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setups have been added to this data collection.
  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 13 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 13 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.

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