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Presidential Election 1996

Bill Clinton

Bill Clinton /
Al Gore

Presidential Election 1996 Bob Dole

Robert Dole /
Jack Kemp



Pre-Election Polling Available in iPOLL

Country on Right/Wrong Track

*Full iPOLL results*
Do you feel things in this country are going in the right direction, or do you feel things have gotten off on the wrong track? (If right direction or wrong track, ask:) Do you feel strongly or somewhat strongly about that?
Sample: National registered voters
U.S. News & World Report Poll, [Nov 2-Nov 3, 1996]



Most Important Problem

*Full iPOLL results*
What do you think is the most important problem facing this country today?
%
13     Crime
10     Budget deficit
8     Economy
8     Welfare
7     Jobs/Unemployment
4     Moral values
Note: Top responses shown only.
CBS News/New York Times Poll, [Aug 16-Aug 18, 1996]



State of the Economy

*Full iPOLL results*
Would you describe the state of the nation's economy these days as: Excellent, good, not so good, or poor?
ABC News/Money Poll, [Nov 4-Dec 1, 1996]



Personal Financial Situation

*Full iPOLL results*
Would you describe the state of your own personal finances these days as: Excellent, good, not so good, or poor?
ABC News/Money Poll, [Nov 4-Dec 1, 1996]








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