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Dataset Abstract

Title: CBS News Poll: National Election Day Survey [USCBS1978-NATELEC]
Survey Firm: CBS News
Study Date: November 7, 1978
Sample: Exiting Voters
Sample Size: 8808
Variables: 41
Which candidate just voted for in election for House of Representatives (1); why voted for House candidate (1); how much of what respondent's candidate promised will he be able to do (1); more important for government in Washington to cut taxes/spending (1); money for national defense should be increased/decreased (1); would favor/oppose certain things (13); Jimmy Carter job performance (1); personal finances (1); 1976 presidential election (1); vote was/was not influenced More...
Weight: Card 1, Columns 75-80 ( -- Varname: WGT
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.

CBS News. CBS News Poll: National Election Day Survey, Nov, 1978 [dataset]. USCBS1978-NATELEC, Version 3. CBS News [producer]. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, RoperExpress [distributor], accessed Dec-17-2018.


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