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Title: CNN/ORC Poll: 2016 Presidential Election/ Presidential Debates/ Best Candidate to Handle the Economy, Immigration, Foreign and Social Policy [USORCCNN2015-010]
Survey Sponsor: Cable News Network
Survey Firm: Opinion Research Corporation
Study Date: September 17-19, 2015
Sample: National adult
Sample Size: 1006
Survey Notes: This study contains sampling using landline and cellular phones. Use SAMPLE in column 74, where 1=landline and 2=cellular. There are 2 forms for this study located in (VERSION) column 7. Form A=1; Form B=2.
Variables: 77
Abstract: President Barack Obama job performance (1); opinion toward people in the news (1); enthusiasm toward election (1); likely presidential candidates (1); 2016 presidential debates (3); Tea party (1); 2016 presidential candidate that can best handle economy, illegal immigration, foreign policy, abortion, and same-sex marriage (4).
Weight: Columns 75-80 (xx.x) – Varname: WEIGHT
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Cable News Network. CNN/ORC Poll: 2016 Presidential Election/ Presidential Debates/ Best Candidate to Handle the Economy, Immigration, Foreign and Social Policy, Sep, 2015 [dataset]. USORCCNN2015-010, Version 3. Opinion Research Corporation [producer]. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, RoperExpress [distributor], accessed Jul-7-2020.


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