|Title:||National Election Pool Poll # 2008-NATELEC: National Election Day Exit Poll [USMI2008-NATELEC]|
|Survey Sponsor:||National Election Pool (ABC News/Associated Press/CBS News/CNN/Fox News/NBC News)|
|Survey Firm:||Edison Media Research/Mitofsky International|
|Study Date:||November 4, 2008|
|Sample:||Exiting voters and Absentee/Early voters|
|Survey Notes:||This dataset contains an exit poll and a telephone survey. These are located in Column 17 (TELEPOLL) where Telephone survey is punch 1, and Exit poll is punch 2. Telephone survey: conducted by Interviewing Services of America 10/24-11/2/08, N=2,378 absentee/early voters. Read all documentation before running data.|
For whom did respondent vote in presidential election (1); when decided who to vote for (1); which one candidate quality mattered most in deciding vote for president (1); describing self as born-again (1); for whom did respondent just vote in U.S. House election (1); for whom did respondent vote in U.S. Senate election (1); for whom did respondent just vote in gubernatorial election (1); partisanship (1); factor that determined vote for president (1); most important issues facing country (1); feelings about Barack Obama if he wins election (1); feelings about John McCain if he wins election (1); which candidate quality mattered most in deciding vote for president (1); John McCain continuing George W. Bush's policies (1); ever voted before (1); candidate age influencing presidential vote (1); candidate race influencing presidential vote (1); economy (1); war with Iraq (1); political philosophy (1); respondent was/was not contacted by either major presidential campaign about coming out to vote (1); Barack Obama/John McCain/both/neither attacked the other candidate unfairly (1); telephone service (1); family income (1); direction of economy (1); Hillary Clinton vs. John McCain if Clinton had won ballot (1); George W. Bush job performance (1); economic crisis harming family's finances (1); government should do more to solve problems/is doing too many things better left to businesses and individuals (1); family's financial situation compared to four years ago (1); Congressional job performance (1); Obama/McCain is more in touch with people like respondent (1); Obama/McCain has experience to serve effectively as president (1); Obama/McCain influencing tax increase (1); support/oppose $700 billion government bailout plan (1); Obama's positions too liberal/conservative (1); outlook on race relations (1); future appointments to Supreme Court a factor in deciding vote for president (1); worry about affording necessary healthcare services (1); favor/oppose offshore drilling for oil (1); how worried is respondent that there will be another major terrorist attack in U.S. (1); investments in stock market (1); vice presidential candidate most qualified to step in as president (1); confidence that votes in respondent's state will be counted accurately (1); direction of country (1); Michelle Obama/Cindy McCain/both/neither as good First Lady (1); 2004 presidential election (1); desired win for Democratic nomination (1); ever served in U.S. military (1); do/do not own a gun (1); union membership (1); respondent is/is not gay/lesbian/bisexual (1).
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