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The Resource National Election Pool General Election Exit Polls, 2008

National Election Pool General Election Exit Polls, 2008

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National Election Pool General Election Exit Polls, 2008
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National Election Pool General Election Exit Polls, 2008
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Election data for 50 states and the District of Columbia were collected through interviews conducted with voters as they left their polling places on election day, November 4, 2008. Part 1, National Data, contains data collected from a national sample. National sample respondents were asked a series of questions about their electoral choices, the issues surrounding the elections, and the factors that influenced their decisions. Questions focused on the direction of the country, national security, terrorism, the war in Iraq, the state and future of the nation's economy, gay marriage, and the George W. Bush presidency. Demographic variables of national respondents cover age, race, gender, Hispanic descent, sexual orientation, age of children in household, marital status, political party, political orientation, employment status, education, religion, sexual orientation, and family income. Parts 2-52 contain data collected from each state and District of Columbia surveys. Respondents were asked for their opinions of Republican presidential candidate Senator John McCain, Democratic presidential candidate Senator Barack Obama, and the United States Congress, as well as for their vote choices in the relevant gubernatorial, senatorial, and congressional elections. Those queried were also asked their opinions of the candidates' spouses, Cindy McCain and Michelle Obama. Demographic variables of individual state respondents cover age, race, gender, education, voter participation history, political party, political orientation, sexual orientation, and family income. Telephone interviews were the only type of interview conducted in Colorado, Oregon, and Washington. Telephone interviews were also used to poll absentee voters in Alaska, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Michigan, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, and Texas
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  • Edison Media Research
  • Mitofsky International
  • Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor]
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National Election Pool General Election Exit Polls, 2008
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  • 2008
  • 28123
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ICPSR28123.v2
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National Election Pool General Election Exit Polls, 2008
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  • 2008
  • 28123
Control code
ICPSR28123.v2
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions

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