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University of Connecticut

Presidential Election 1984

Walter Mondale

Walter Mondale /
Geraldine Ferraro

Presidential Election 1984 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 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 23-Oct 25, 1984]



Most Important Problem

*Full iPOLL results*
What do you think is the most important problem facing this country?
%
18     Nuclear war
17     Economy
13     Unemployment
11     Domestic
10     Budget deficit
5     Inflation
4     USSR (Russia/Soviets)
Note: Registered voters (73%) Top responses shown only.
CBS News/New York Times Poll, [Sep 30-Oct 4, 1984]



State of the Economy

*Full iPOLL results*
Which of the following statements comes closest to what you believe--overall, the U.S. economy is in good shape, or overall the U.S. economy is in bad shape?
CBS News/New York Times Poll, [Nov 2-Nov 4, 1984]



Personal Financial Situation

*Full iPOLL results*
Compared to a year ago, is your family's financial situation better today, worse today, or about the same?
CBS News/New York Times Poll, [Nov 2-Nov 4, 1984]








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