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Title: Los Angeles Times Poll # 1988-145: Super Tuesday Presidential Primary Exit Poll/Southern Poll [USLAT1988-145]
Survey Firm: Los Angeles Times
Study Date: March 8, 1988
Sample: Exiting Primary Voters in Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina and Texas.
Sample Size: 11184
Survey Notes: There are 6 states interviewed for this study located in card 1; column 7. Florida=1; Georgia=2; Kentucky=3; Mississippi=4; North Carolina=5; Texas=6.
Variables: 41
Abstract: 1988 presidential primary election (5); most important issue in voting (2); approval of government programs (9); political leaders job performance (10); standard of living (1); government role in private lives (1); government and race (1); direction of the country (1); vote in 1984 presidential election (1); influence of religion in politics (1).
Weight: Card 1; Columns 65-69 (
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: Some questions, which use only 1 column for data, allow legitimate punches for 10 & 11. 10 will correspond to 'X' in the data file and 11 will correspond to 'Y' in the data file.

Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles Times Poll # 1988-145: Super Tuesday Presidential Primary Exit Poll/Southern Poll, Mar, 1988 [dataset]. USLAT1988-145, Version 2. Los Angeles Times [producer]. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, RoperExpress [distributor], accessed Nov-14-2018.


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