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Dataset Abstract

Title: ABC News Poll: National Election Day Exit Poll [USABC1982-7826]
Survey Firm: ABC News
Study Date: November 2, 1982
Sample: Exiting Voters
Sample Size: 24438
Survey Notes: The documentation reports that oversamples were collected from AL, CA, CT, PA, TX, VA and WI.
Variables: 55
Vote for House Representative (1); Gubernatorial vote (1); Senator vote (1); Ronald Reagan job performance (1); Reagan handling certain issues (6); Reagan's cuts in spending/taxes (1); economic outlook (1); problems facing country (1); party handling problems (1); topics affecting vote for Representative (1); deciding on who to vote for representative (1); 1980 presidential vote (1); Reagan running for reelection (1); Reagan vs. Edward Kennedy (1); Reagan vs. Walter Mondale More...
Weight: Card 1, Columns 53-59 (xxx.xxxx) -- Varname: WGT
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ABC News. ABC News Poll: National Election Day Exit Poll, Nov, 1982 [dataset]. USABC1982-7826, Version 3. ABC News [producer]. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, RoperExpress [distributor], accessed Dec-17-2018.


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