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Title: National Election Pool Poll # 2006-NATELEC: National Election Day Exit Poll [USMI2006-NATELEC]
Survey Sponsor: National Election Pool (ABC News/Associated Press/CBS News/CNN/Fox News/NBC News)
Survey Firm: Edison Media Research/Mitofsky International
Study Date: November 7, 2006
Sample: Exiting voters and Absentee/Early voters
Sample Size: 13866
Survey Notes: This dataset contains an exit poll and a telephone survey. These are located in Column 17 (TELEPOLL) where Telephone survey is punch 1, and Exit poll is punch 2. Telephone survey: conducted by Interviewing Services of America 10/27-11/5/06, N=1,478 absentee/early voters. For each version of the questionnaire approximately 740 absentee/early voters were interviewed. Read all documentation before running data.
Variables: 109
For whom did respondent just vote in the Senatorial election (1); for whom did respondent just vote in the House election (1); when decided who to vote for Congress (1); respondent¿s vote was to express support/opposition to George W. Bush (1); for whom did respondent just vote in the Gubernatorial election (1); respondent/someone in household belongs to a labor union (1); feelings about the Bush administration (1); importance of issue in vote for U.S. House (6); direction More...
Weight: Columns 18-23 ( -- 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.
Usage Note: There are 2 versions for this study located in Column 14. Punch 1 = Version 1 and Punch 2 = Version 2. Numerical values for the PRECINCT variable do not correspond with actual precinct numbers. Data labels for this variable have been removed to ensure respondent confidentiality.

National Election Pool (ABC News/Associated Press/CBS News/CNN/Fox News/NBC News). National Election Pool Poll # 2006-NATELEC: National Election Day Exit Poll, Nov, 2006 [dataset]. USMI2006-NATELEC, Version 3. Edison Media Research/Mitofsky International [producer]. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, RoperExpress [distributor], accessed Apr-4-2020.


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