|Title:||National Election Pool Poll # 2008-NATELEC: National Election Day Exit Poll [USMI2008-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 4, 2008|
|Sample:||Exiting voters and Absentee/Early voters|
|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 10/24-11/2/08, N=2,378 absentee/early voters. Read all documentation before running data.|
For whom did respondent vote in presidential election (1); when decided who to vote for (1); which one candidate quality mattered most in deciding vote for president (1); describing self as born-again (1); for whom did respondent just vote in U.S. House election (1); for whom did respondent vote in U.S. Senate election (1); for whom did respondent just vote in gubernatorial election (1); partisanship (1); factor that determined vote for president (1); most important issues More...
Columns 18-23 (xxx.xxx) -- Varname: WEIGHT
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 4 versions for this study located in Column 14. Punch 1 = Version 1, Punch 2 = Version 2, Punch 3 = Version 3, and Punch 4 = Version 4. Please see the column guide in the PDF documentation for the exact variable names used in the SPSS portable file.|
National Election Pool (ABC News/Associated Press/CBS News/CNN/Fox News/NBC News). National Election Pool Poll # 2008-NATELEC: National Election Day Exit Poll, Nov, 2008 [dataset]. USMI2008-NATELEC. Edison Media Research/Mitofsky International [producer]. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, RoperExpress [distributor], accessed Aug-17-2018.
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