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Dataset Abstract

Title: VNS 2000 Election: National Election Day Exit Poll [USVNS2000-NATELEC]
Survey Sponsor: ABC News/Associated Press/CBS News/CNN/Fox News/NBC News
Survey Firm: Voter News Service (VNS is an association of ABC News, CNN, CBS News, FOX News, NBC News and the Associated Press.)
Study Date: November 7, 2000
Sample: Exiting voters
Sample Size: 13225
Survey Notes: Oregon residents were interviewed by telephone October 29-November 4, 2000.
Variables: 101
Respondent's vote in today's election (12); government solving problems (1); ever voted before (1); religious right (1); abortion (1); personal finances (1); 1996 presidential election (1); economy (3); direction of country (2); Bill Clinton (3); sexual orientation (1); George W. Bush vs. Al Gore (10); presidential policies (2); role of government in society (1); stock market (2); prescription drugs (1); Social Security (1); tax cuts (1); federal budget surplus (1); public More...
Weight: Columns 75-80 ( -- 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 each is color coded: White, Yellow, Grey, and Pink. They are located in Column 3. White is punch 2, Yellow is punch 3, Grey is punch 4, and Pink is punch 5.

ABC News/Associated Press/CBS News/CNN/Fox News/NBC News. VNS 2000 Election: National Election Day Exit Poll, Nov, 2000 [dataset]. USVNS2000-NATELEC. Voter News Service (VNS is an association of ABC News, CNN, CBS News, FOX News, NBC News and the Associated Press.) [producer]. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, RoperExpress [distributor], accessed Nov-14-2018.

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. An application process is used to ensure that the data are only used for the intended research purposes and that all policies are understood and followed. 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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