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New York Times Republican Convention Delegate Survey, 1988 (ICPSR 9218) RSS

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Summary:

Conducted shortly before the Republican National Convention of 1988, this survey examines attitudes of the delegates to the convention on a variety of national issues. Major areas of investigation include delegates' views on federal spending issues, taxes, government attention to various social groups and government responsibilities, abortion, the death penalty, United States/Soviet relations, George Bush's involvement in the Iran-Contra affair, changes Bush might make in Ronald Reagan's policies, how best to combat the flow of illegal drugs, and Bush's choice of running mate. Profiles of the delegates include their participation in Republican party affairs, elective offices they have held or currently hold, 1984 presidential preference, household financial situation, age, religion, labor union membership, marital status, occupation, education, race, and income.

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The New York Times. New York Times Republican Convention Delegate Survey, 1988 . ICPSR09218-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2011-07-19. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09218.v2

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   Bush, George H.W., delegates, government performance, government spending, Iran Contra affair, political issues, Republican National Convention, Republican Party (USA), social issues

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 1988-07-22--1988-08-04

Date of Collection:  

  • 1988-07-22--1988-08-04

Universe:   All delegates to the 1988 Republican National Convention.

Data Types:   survey data

Methodology

Sample:   Random sample.

Data Source:

telephone interviews

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:

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  • 2011-07-19 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setups have been added to this data collection.

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