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Dataset Abstract

Title: CBS News Poll: California Election Day Poll, 1978 [USCBS1978-STELEC-CA]
Survey Firm: CBS News
Study Date: November 7, 1978
Sample: Exiting Voters in California
Sample Size: 1903
Variables: 51
Abstract: Voted for Edmund Brown, Jr./Evelle Younger for governor (1); why voted for candidate (2); voted for George Deukmejian/Yvonne Burke for state attorney general (1); Proposition 6 (1); Proposition 5 (1); Proposition 13 (2); respondent does/does not smoke (1); Governor Jerry Brown job performance (1); agree/disagree with certain statements (7); favor/oppose certain things (6); how long lived in California (1).
Usage Note: Documentation shows there should be weights but there are no weights in the data and no data exists after column 53.

CBS News. CBS News Poll: California Election Day Poll, 1978, Nov, 1978 [dataset]. USCBS1978-STELEC-CA, Version . CBS News [producer]. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, RoperExpress [distributor], accessed Nov-15-2018.


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