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Title: Los Angeles Times Poll # 1996-374: California Primary Exit Poll [USLAT1996-374]
Survey Firm: Los Angeles Times
Study Date: March 26, 1996
Sample: California Exiting Voters
Sample Size: 3469
Variables: 60
Abstract: Vote in primary(3); candidates(3); when decided on vote(1); issues in voting for candidate(2); vote on initiatives/propositions(4); direction of things in California(1); personal financial situation(2); Republican vice president nominee(1); Clinton re-election(1); Clinton vs. Dole and Perot(2); Pat Buchanan and third party(1); Bob Dole's age(1); preference initiative(1); abortion(1).
Weight: Reps: Card 1; Cols 75-79. Dems: Card 2; Cols 7-11
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 # 1996-374: California Primary Exit Poll, Mar, 1996 [dataset]. USLAT1996-374, Version 2. Los Angeles Times [producer]. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, RoperExpress [distributor], accessed Feb-18-2018.


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