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WABC-TV/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Poll, May 1985 (ICPSR 8566) RSS

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Summary:

This survey explores various political and financial issues. Respondents were asked if they had a favorable or unfavorable opinion of Geraldine Ferraro and why, how they rated her as a possible United States Senate candidate in 1986 as compared to several other possible candidates, whether they approved of her campaign for vice president, and whether either her husband's legal problems or the Pepsi-Cola commercial she made would influence the likelihood of their voting for her in the future. Other topics covered included Mario Cuomo's performance as governor, Reagan's tax reform proposal, the respondent's own banking activities, and the possible personal and nation-wide impact of problems that banks in Ohio and Maryland were experiencing.

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WABC-TV, and New York Daily News. WABC-TV/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Poll, May 1985. ICPSR08566-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1988. doi:10.3886/ICPSR08566.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   banks, Cuomo, Mario, demographic characteristics, domestic policy, economic indicators, Ferraro, Geraldine, issues, personal finances, political attitudes, political elites, public opinion, Reagan, Ronald, social attitudes, state politics, taxes, trust in government

Geographic Coverage:   New York City, United States

Time Period:  

  • 1985-05

Date of Collection:  

  • 1985-05

Universe:   The population of New York City, aged 18 and over.

Data Types:   survey data

Data Collection Notes:

For reasons of confidentiality, respondents' phone numbers have been replaced with blanks.

Methodology

Sample:   Households were selected by random digit dialing.

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telephone interviews

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