ABC News New York City Mayor Poll, Spring 1997 (ICPSR 2498)

Published: Jul 3, 2007

Principal Investigator(s):
ABC News


Version V1

This special topic poll sought the views of New York City residents on the upcoming 1997 New York City mayoral election. Respondents were asked to give their opinions of Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and his policies and to comment on whether their quality of life had changed since Giuliani took office in January 1994. Those queried were asked for whom they would vote, given Republican candidate Giuliani and possible Democratic candidates Fernando Ferrer, Ruth Messinger, Al Sharpton, and Sal Albanese. Respondents were asked which of the following problems presented the greatest challenge to the city of New York: crime, the job market, the economy, race relations, education, poverty, housing, or changes in the welfare system. An additional question addressed the 1993 New York City mayoral election between Republican candidate Giuliani and Democratic candidate David Dinkins. Background information on respondents includes age, race, ethnicity, sex, education, political party, political orientation, religion, voter registration and participation history, and family income.

ABC News. ABC News New York City Mayor Poll, Spring 1997. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2007-07-03.

Export Citation:

  • RIS (generic format for RefWorks, EndNote, etc.)
  • EndNote

1997 (Spring)

A weight variable with four implied decimal places has been included and must be used in any analysis.

This collection has not been processed by ICPSR staff. ICPSR is distributing the data and documentation for this collection in essentially the same form in which they were received. When appropriate, hardcopy documentation has been converted to machine-readable form and variables have been recoded to ensure respondents' anonymity.



2007-07-03 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setup files have been added to this data collection.


  • Data in this collection are available only to users at ICPSR member institutions.

  • The citation of this study may have changed due to the new version control system that has been implemented.
ICPSR logo

This study is provided by ICPSR. ICPSR provides leadership and training in data access, curation, and methods of analysis for a diverse and expanding social science research community.