ABC News/Washington Post Poll of Public Opinion on Current Social and Political Issues, May/June 1982 (ICPSR 8025)

Published: Feb 16, 1992

Principal Investigator(s):
ABC News; The Washington Post


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This poll is part of a continuing series of monthly surveys that solicit public opinion on the presidency and on a range of other political and social issues. In this poll, respondents were asked their opinions on Ronald Reagan's presidential performance, his handling of the economy and inflation, former President Richard Nixon's role in Watergate, and the impact of inflation upon the respondent's personal finances, job security, and unemployment history, if any. Demographic information on respondents includes race, sex, age, religion, and educational level.

ABC News, and The Washington Post. ABC News/Washington Post Poll of Public Opinion on Current Social and Political Issues, May/June 1982. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1992-02-16.

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