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Dataset Abstract

Title: CBS News Poll: Alabama Election Day Survey [USCBS1986-STELEC-AL]
Survey Firm: CBS News
Study Date: November 4, 1986
Sample: Exiting Voters in Alabama
Sample Size: 1300
Variables: 16
Abstract: Vote in U.S. Senate/gubernatorial election(2); important issues considered in U.S. Senate/gubernatorial election(6); Alabama's economy (1); vote in Democratic run-off for governor(2); Reagan's job performance (1).
Weight: Card 1, cols. 75-80 (xxx.xxx)
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: The punches in the "0" fields of most columns refer to missing data. The exiting voters did not always, for one reason or another, complete the entire questionnaire. Card 1, cols. 68-74. Ignore the data in these columns. They were internal codes referring to congressional disctrict, party of incumbent, party of respondent. They were not double checked and not used by CBS.
Citation:

CBS News. CBS News Poll: Alabama Election Day Survey, Nov, 1986 [dataset]. USCBS1986-STELEC-AL, Version . CBS News [producer]. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, RoperExpress [distributor], accessed Dec-11-2017.

 

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