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Dataset Abstract

Title: Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research Poll: AP VoteCast 2018 [31116384]
Survey Sponsor: Associated Press/Fox News
Survey Firm: NORC at the University of Chicago
Study Date: October 29-November 6, 2018
Sample: National registered voters
Sample Size: 138929
Survey Notes: AP VoteCast combines interviews with a random sample of registered voters drawn from state voter files; with self-identified registered voters conducted using NORC's probability-based AmeriSpeak® panel, which is designed to be representative of the U.S. population; and with self-identified registered voters selected from a nonprobability online panel. This study is part of Roper Center's Recently Developed Methods Collection.
Variables: 232
Presidential election (1); voter registration (1); voter interest (1); likely to vote (1); Senate vote (1); candidates for U.S. Senate election (5); Governor vote (1); candidates for Governor election (5); candidates for Attorney General (3); election for U.S. House of Representatives (3); candidate qualities and characteristics (10); direction of country (1); most important issue (1); President Donald Trump job performance (10); Affordable Care Act (1); 2010 health care More...
Weight: VoteCast employs a four-step weighting approach that combines the probability sample with the non-probability sample, and refines estimates at a sub-regional level within each state.
The study dataset(s) contain weight factors that should be employed in any data analysis. Typically weights are used in an attempt to assure that the survey sample more accurately represents the population.
Usage Note: None

Associated Press/Fox News. Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research Poll: AP VoteCast 2018, Oct, 2018 [dataset]. 31116384, Version 5. NORC at the University of Chicago [producer]. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, RoperExpress [distributor], accessed Aug-13-2020.


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