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Dataset Abstract

Title: Los Angeles Times Poll: California Election Exit Poll [USLAT2002-478]
Survey Firm: Los Angeles Times
Study Date: November 5, 2002
Sample: Exiting Voters in California
Sample Size: 3444
Variables: 64
Abstract: Vote for governor (2); Proposition 49 (1); Proposition 52 (1); Strength of support for gubernatorial candidate (1); When decided on vote (1); Most important issues in vote for governor (1); Party registration (1); Ideology (1); Impression of Gray Davis (1); Impression of Bill Simon (1); Best gubernatorial candidate to handle issues (5); Candidate with more honesty/integrity (1); Gray Davis job performance (1); Direction of California (1); California economy (2).
Weight: Columns 1-7 (xxxxx.xx) -- Varname: WTVAR
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: Use the SPSS generated column guide after the methodology page if you are using the ASCII data (lat478.dat) -- not the columns listed in the codebook.

Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles Times Poll: California Election Exit Poll, Nov, 2002 [dataset]. USLAT2002-478, Version 2. Los Angeles Times [producer]. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, RoperExpress [distributor], accessed Dec-15-2018.


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