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CBS News Election Day Surveys, 1984: State Surveys

Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
  • CBS News
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • CBS News/New York Times Poll Series
Publication Date
Free Keywords
exit polls; political issues; presidential candidates; presidential elections; senatorial elections
  • Abstract

    These data are the result of "exit" polls conducted in 18 states on election day 1984. Respondents were asked about their choice of candidates in the presidential and senatorial contests and their opinions on a number of political topics. Demographic information, such as race, sex, religion, educational background, and marital status, is available for each respondent.
  • Methods

    ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection: Standardized missing values.; Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes..
  • Table of Contents


    • DS0: Study-Level Files
    • DS1: Alabama
    • DS2: California
    • DS3: Illinois
    • DS4: Iowa
    • DS5: Massachusetts
    • DS6: Michigan
    • DS7: Minnesota
    • DS8: Mississippi
    • DS9: New Hampshire
    • DS10: New Jersey
    • DS11: New York
    • DS12: North Carolina
    • DS13: Ohio
    • DS14: Oregon
    • DS15: Pennsylvania
    • DS16: Texas
    • DS17: Vermont
    • DS18: West Virginia
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1984
  • Collection date: 1984-11-04
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Voters on November 4, 1984, in the states of Alabama, California, Illinois, Iowa, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Vermont, and West Virginia.
This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 8368 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
  • Jackson, Robert A., Carsey, Thomas M.. Presidential voting across the American states. American Politics Quarterly.27, (4), 379-402.1999.
    • ID: 10.1177/1532673X99027004001 (DOI)

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

CBS News (1985): CBS News Election Day Surveys, 1984: State Surveys. Version 1. CBS News/New York Times Poll Series. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.