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Title: CBS News/New York Times Poll: National election exit poll, 1980 [USCBSNYT1980-NATELEC]
Survey Firm: CBS News and The New York Times
Study Date: November 4, 1980
Sample: Exiting voters
Sample Size: 15201
Variables: 45
Abstract: Presidential vote (1); qualities describing choice (1); issue effecting vote (1); deciding who to vote for (1); feelings for presidential preference (1); Jimmy Carter vs. Ronald Reagan (1); partisanship (1); ideology (1); vote for/against incumbent party (1); opinion of certain statements (4); financial situation (1); 1976 presidential vote (1).
Weight: Columns 75-80 ( -- Varname: WGT
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CBS News and The New York Times. CBS News/New York Times Poll: National election exit poll, 1980, Nov, 1980 [dataset]. USCBSNYT1980-NATELEC, Version 3. CBS News and The New York Times [producer]. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, RoperExpress [distributor], accessed Nov-15-2018.


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