CBS News/NEW YORK TIMES New York State Poll, September 2000 [electronic resource] / CBS NewsThe New York Times

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Ann Arbor, Mich. : Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2001.
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This special topic poll, fielded September 14-19, 2000, queried residents of New York State on the Senate race between First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton and United States Representative Rick Lazio in 2000, and on a range of other political and social issues. Respondents were asked to give their opinions of President Bill Clinton, New York State governor George Pataki, New York City mayor Rudolph Giuliani, Hillary Clinton, Lazio, Connecticut senator Joseph Lieberman, and Arizona senator John McCain. Regarding the 2000 Senate race, respondents were asked how much attention they were paying to the upcoming election, for whom they would vote, and whether that decision was firm. Regardless of how they intended to vote, respondents were asked who they thought was going to win the Senate election in November 2000. Respondents were also asked which of the two candidates cared about people like the respondent. Opinions regarding the availability of abortions, tax-funded abortions, partial-birth abortions, and how much their votes for senator would be affected by their views on abortion were also gathered from respondents. Respondents were asked whether they supported tax-funded vouchers for private and religious education, and whether the projected budget surplus should be used for tax cuts, paying down the national debt, or preserving programs such as Medicare and Social Security. The poll queried respondents on whether Hillary Clinton and Lazio had the right kind of experience and character to be a senator from New York State. Respondents were also asked whether Hillary Clinton or Lazio, if elected, would be a strong supporter of Israel and would be able to get along and work with other members of the Senate, and whether Hillary Clinton's job as senator would be affected because she had not lived in New York for many years. Items on campaign advertising covered whether the c... Cf.:
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