American National Election Study, 2004: Contextual File (ICPSR 4294)
Principal Investigator(s): University of Michigan. Center for Political Studies. American National Election Study
This study is part of the American National Election Study (ANES), a time-series collection of national surveys fielded continuously since 1952, designed to present data on Americans' social backgrounds, enduring political predispositions, social and political values, as well as their perceptions and evaluations of groups and candidates, opinions on questions of public policy, and participation in political life. The 2004 ANES auxiliary file of contextual data was created to provide a core of information for analysts interested in examining or gathering data related to the 2004 general elections in a larger framework, i.e., candidate biographical data, past elections, expenditures, House and Senate member records and ratings, and district and state descriptions. The 436 records represent all United States Congressional Districts (and, for population description, the District of Columbia) and thus may be used with both the 2004 ANES time-series study (AMERICAN NATIONAL ELECTION STUDY, 2004: TIME-SERIES STUDY [ICPSR 4245]) and the 2004 ANES panel file (AMERICAN NATIONAL ELECTION STUDY, 2004: PANEL FILE [ICPSR 4293]).
University of Michigan, Center for Political Studies, American National Election Study. AMERICAN NATIONAL ELECTION STUDY, 2004: CONTEXTUAL FILE. ICPSR04294-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan, Center for Political Studies, American National Election Study [producer], 2004. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2006-04-17. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR04294.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR04294.v1
This study was funded by:
- National Science Foundation (SEWS-0118451)
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: candidates, congressional districts, congressional elections, demographic statistics, national elections, political affiliation, political attitudes, political campaigns, political participation, political partisanship, presidential elections, primaries, public approval, public opinion, public policy, social values, United States Congress, United States House of Representatives, United States Senate, voter expectations, voter history, voting behavior
Geographic Coverage: United States
Date of Collection:
Unit of Observation: congressional district
Universe: All United States Congressional Districts (and, for population description, the District of Columbia) during the November 2, 2004, election.
Data Types: aggregate data
Data Collection Notes:
(1) The data represent all United States Congressional districts (and, for population description, the District of Columbia) and thus may be used with both the 2004 ANES time-series study (ICPSR 4245) and the 2004 ANES panel file (ICPSR 4293). (2) The data in this collection came from the American National Election Study (ANES) Web site. (3) Documentation for this data collection is from the ANES, and the codebook was generated by ICPSR.
Sample: Data were collected for the entire universe.
Mode of Data Collection: face-to-face interview
Original ICPSR Release: 2006-04-17
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