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Dataset Abstract

Title: ABC News Poll: National Election Day Exit Poll [USABC1984-8570]
Survey Firm: ABC News
Study Date: November 6, 1984
Sample: Exiting Voters
Sample Size: 20637
Survey Notes: Includes oversamples from 14 states. See documentation for details. Select '1' from column 52 to get national sample.
Variables: 57
Abstract: Presidential vote (1); Senatorial vote (1); gubernatorial vote (1)l Congressional representative vote (1); describing reason for presidential candidate selection (1); most important issue (1); least favorite stance of candidate (1); dislike about candidate (1); vice presidential nominees affecting vote (1); raising taxes (1); making presidential choice (1); better/worse off with Reagan (1); issues affecting vote (1); 1980 presidential vote (1); party to cope with problems (1).
Weight: None
Usage Note: The Code '0' (zero) was used for two separate occasions. (1) It was used if a respondent did not answer a question at all. (2) It was used if they did not check off a multiple response question. It will be evident if a respondent failed to turn over the questionnaire because he/she will have all zeros across the board starting with question L.

ABC News. ABC News Poll: National Election Day Exit Poll, Nov, 1984 [dataset]. USABC1984-8570, Version 3. ABC News [producer]. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, RoperExpress [distributor], accessed Nov-14-2018.


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