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ABC News Politics Poll, August 1988

Version
v1
Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
Creator
  • ABC News
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • ABC News/Washington Post Poll Series
Publication Date
1990-05-01
Language
English
Free Keywords
Bush, George H.W.; Dukakis, Michael; presidential candidates; presidential elections; public opinion; voter preferences
Description
  • Abstract

    In this short poll, respondents were asked how closely they were following the 1988 presidential race, if they had a favorable or unfavorable impression of the presidential candidates Michael Dukakis and George Bush, which of the two candidates they would vote for if the election were held that day, and how strongly they supported the candidate named. Background information on respondents includes political alignment, 1984 presidential vote choice, age, race, sex, and state/region of residence.
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1988-08-15
  • Collection date: 1988-08-15
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Adults aged 18 and over living in households with telephones in the 48 contiguous United States.
Sampling
Random digit dialing.
Collection Mode
  • The data contain blanks and alphabetic characters. A weight variable is included that must be used in any analysis.

Note
2007-05-07 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setup files have been added to this data collection.
Availability
Download
This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 9072 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)

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

ABC News (1990): ABC News Politics Poll, August 1988. Version 1. ABC News/Washington Post Poll Series. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09072.v1