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Presidential Election 1980

Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter /
Walter Mondale

Presidential Election 1980 Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan /
George H.W. Bush




Pre-Election Polling Available in iPOLL

Country on Right/Wrong Track

*Full iPOLL results*
How do you feel that things are going in the country these days--very well, fairly well, pretty badly or very badly?
Sample: Registered voters
Time/Yankelovich, Skelly & White Poll, [Oct 14-Oct 16, 1980]



Most Important Problem

*Full iPOLL results*
What do you think is the most important problem facing this country today?
%
31     Inflation Prices
9     USSR (Soviet Union/Russia)/War and Peace
8     Unemployment Recession
4     Government Carter
Note: Probable electorate Top responses shown only.
CBS News/New York Times Poll, [Oct 16-Oct 20, 1980]



State of the Economy

*Full iPOLL results*
How would you rate the present general business conditions in your area?
Consumer Confidence Survey, [Nov 1-Nov 1, 1980]



Personal Financial Situation

*Full iPOLL results*
During the last few years, has your financial situation been getting better, getting worse, or has it stayed the same?
Note: Asked of Version 1 half sample
General Electric Survey, [Oct 31-Nov 18, 1980]








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