Voter News Service Presidential Primary Exit Polls, 1996 (ICPSR 35184)

Principal Investigator(s): Voter News Service


For this data collection, voters were interviewed as they left their polling places after voting in either the Democratic or Republican primary in 29 states in March 1996. Respondents were asked a series of questions covering presidential choice and were asked to identify the most important issues and factors that influenced that choice. Other topics included the Religious Right, education, abortion, immigration, affirmative action, and United States trade. Demographic information includes sex, race, age, family income, religion, education, and party identification.

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Study Description

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    Affirmative Action, congressional elections, domestic trade, election forecasting, exit polls, immigration, presidential elections, voter preferences, voter turnout, voting behavior, voting precincts

Geographic Coverage:    United States

Time Period:   

  • 1996

Data Collection Notes:

These data are not available from ICPSR. Users should consult the data owners directly for details on obtaining the data and documentation.