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ABC News Bradley/Bush/Gore Express Poll, June 1999

Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
  • ABC News
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • ABC News/Washington Post Poll Series
Publication Date
Free Keywords
attitudes; Bradley, Bill; Bush, George W.; Gore, Al; leadership; presidential candidates; presidential elections; primaries; public opinion; voter preferences
  • Abstract

    This special topic poll, fielded June 9-13, 1999, sought respondents' views on the upcoming 2000 presidential election. Those queried were asked for whom they would vote given the choice between Democratic candidate Vice President Al Gore and Republican candidate Texas Governor George W. Bush, and how strongly they felt about their current choice. Respondents were also asked whether they believed that Gore understood the problems of people like them, was boring, or was a strong leader. An additional question concerned the Democratic primary or caucus for president in 2000. Given a choice between Gore and former New Jersey Senator Bill Bradley, respondents were asked for their vote choice. Background information on respondents includes age, race, sex, political party, education, marital status, employment status, age of members of household, and income.
  • Table of Contents


    • DS1: Dataset
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Collection Mode
  • (1) The data are provided as an SPSS portable file. (2) The questions that appear within the survey instrument represent the ABC News "express" poll questions contained within a larger poll, comprised of questions from a variety of agencies. For information on the demographic variables, which do not appear within the documentation, consult the variable labels within the data file. (3) This collection has not been processed by ICPSR staff. ICPSR is distributing the data and documentation for this collection in essentially the same form in which they were received. When appropriate, hardcopy documentation has been converted to machine-readable form and variables have been recoded to ensure respondents' anonymity. (4) The codebook is provided as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated and can be accessed using PDF reader software, such as the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided through the ICPSR Website on the Internet.

This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 2776 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

ABC News (1999): ABC News Bradley/Bush/Gore Express Poll, June 1999. Version 1. ABC News/Washington Post Poll Series. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.