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Title: National Election Pool Poll # 2010-NATELEC: National Election Day Exit Poll [USMI2010-NATELEC]
Survey Sponsor: National Election Pool (ABC News/Associated Press/CBS News/CNN/Fox News/NBC News)
Survey Firm: Edison Research
Study Date: November 2, 2010
Sample: Exiting voters and Absentee/Early voters
Sample Size: 18132
Survey Notes: This dataset contains an exit poll and a telephone survey. These are located in Column 15 (TELEPOLL) where Telephone survey is punch 1, and Exit poll is punch 2. Telephone survey: conducted 10/22-31/2010, N=1,601 absentee/early voters. Read all documentation before running data.
Variables: 104
For whom did respondent vote in U.S. Senate election (2); for whom did respondent vote in gubernatorial election (1); for whom did respondent vote in election for in U.S. House election (1); factor that most influenced House vote (1); Barack Obama job performance (1); most important issue facing country (1); support/oppose Tea Party Movement (1); worries about direction of nation's economy over next year (1); for whom did respondent vote for in 2008 presidential election More...
Weight: Columns 16-21 ( -- 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 137. 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 # 2010-NATELEC: National Election Day Exit Poll, Nov, 2010 [dataset]. USMI2010-NATELEC. Edison Research [producer]. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, RoperExpress [distributor], accessed Feb-20-2018.

Access Note:
National Election Pool (NEP) Exit Polls Data Files
Policy effective 1/1/2014

The NEP exit polls are restricted data sets, therefore, in addition to the Center�s standard Terms and Conditions have other limits associated with their use. Access to these data is a privilege, not a right, and will be provided only if the proposed research or teaching objectives and data protection plan are deemed to be adequate. Interested parties should complete and submit the Application to Access NEP Exit Poll Files. All applications are kept confidential. The data are to be destroyed at the completion of the research project or teaching assignment, and no backup copies of the data are to be made.


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