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ABC News Perot Poll #1, July 1992

Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
  • ABC News
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • ABC News/Washington Post Poll Series
Publication Date
Free Keywords
Perot, Ross; presidential candidates; presidential elections; voter preferences
  • Abstract

    This survey, conducted the day of Ross Perot's announcement that he would not run for president, queried respondents as to whether they had heard or read about Perot's announcement, for whom they would vote if the 1992 presidential election were held that day, the candidate they were leaning toward, and for whom they would have voted if Perot had stayed in the race. Respondents were also asked whether they wished that Perot had stayed in the race, and if they thought the Perot candidacy was a good thing for the country. Background information on respondents includes political alignment, voter registration status, likelihood of voting in the 1992 presidential election, education, age, race, and sex.
  • Table of Contents


    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1992-07-16
  • Collection date: 1992-07-16
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Adults aged 18 and over living in households with telephones in the 48 contiguous United States.
Households were selected by random digit dialing. Within households, 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
  • A weight variable with three implied decimal places has been included and must be used with any analysis.

2007-09-14 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setup files have been added to this data collection.
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
  • 9930 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR09930.v1

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

ABC News (1993): ABC News Perot Poll #1, July 1992. Archival Version. ABC News/Washington Post Poll Series. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.

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