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Washington Post Virginia Gubernatorial Election Poll, 1989

Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
  • The Washington Post
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • ABC News/Washington Post Poll Series
Publication Date
Free Keywords
gubernatotial elections; political campaigns; state elections; voters; voting behavior
  • Abstract

    This survey was conducted just prior to the 1989 Virginia gubernatorial election. Respondents were asked if they registered to vote, if they planned to vote in the upcoming state general election, if they were following the governor's race closely, if they voted in the state general election in 1985, and whom they would like to see win the 1989 election. Background information on respondents includes political alignment, 1985 gubernatorial vote choice, education, age, race, sex, and income.
  • Table of Contents


    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • 1989-10-31 / 1989-11-01
    Time period: 1989-10-31--1989-11-01
  • 1989-10-31 / 1989-11-01
    Collection date: 1989-10-31--1989-11-01
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Adults aged 18 and over living in households with telephones in Virginia.
Households were selected by random digit dialing. Within household, the respondent selected was the adult living in the household who last had a birthday and who was at home at the time of the interview.
Collection Mode
  • The data contain blanks and alphabetic characters. A weight variables is included that must be used in any analysis.

This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 9358 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)

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

The Washington Post (1991): Washington Post Virginia Gubernatorial Election Poll, 1989. Version 1. ABC News/Washington Post Poll Series. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.