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WLS-TV/ABC News Chicago Primary Pre-Election Tracking Poll, February 1987

Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
  • WLS-TV
  • ABC News
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • ABC News/Washington Post Poll Series
Publication Date
Free Keywords
elections; mayoral candidates; public opinion; voter attitudes; voting bahavior; Washington, Harold
  • Abstract

    This survey was conducted prior to the Chicago mayoral primary election. Respondents were asked if they were registered to vote, which primary (Democratic, Republican or Illinois Solidarity) they would be voting in, which candidate they preferred in the Democratic primary for mayor and city clerk, whether they had been registered and voted four years ago, and if they approved of Harold Washington's performance as mayor. Demographic characteristics of respondents also are included.
  • Table of Contents


    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1987-02
  • 1987-02-18 / 1987-02-23
    Collection date: 1987-02-18--1987-02-23
Geographic Coverage
  • Chicago
  • Illinois
  • United States
Sampled Universe
The population of the city of Chicago, aged 18 and over.
Households were selected by random digit dialing.
This version of the study is no longer available on the web. If you need to acquire this version of the data, you have to contact ICPSR User Support (
Alternative Identifiers
  • 8859 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR08859.v1

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

WLS-TV; ABC News (1989): WLS-TV/ABC News Chicago Primary Pre-Election Tracking Poll, February 1987. Archival Version. ABC News/Washington Post Poll Series. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.