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Dataset Abstract

Title: ABC News Poll: National Election Day Exit Poll, 1988 [USABC1988-7477NATELEC]
Survey Firm: ABC News
Study Date: November 8, 1988
Sample: Exiting Voters
Sample Size: 95167
Variables: 70
Abstract: Presidential vote (1); senatorial vote (1); gubernatorial vote (1); congressional representative vote (1); reason for voting for particular candidate (1); favorite candidate stance on issue (1); vote for/against candidate (1); time of presidential choice (1); opinion on direction of country (1); financial outlook (1); items affecting presidential choice (1); 1984 presidential candidate (1); ideology of candidate not voted for (1); describing self (1).
Weight: Card 2, Columns 66-70 (xxx.xx) -- Varname: NATWGT
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: A second weight is located in Card 2, Columns 61-65 (xxx.xx) -- Varname: STATEWGT

ABC News. ABC News Poll: National Election Day Exit Poll, 1988, Nov, 1988 [dataset]. USABC1988-7477NATELEC, Version 3. ABC News [producer]. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, RoperExpress [distributor], accessed Feb-24-2018.


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