ABC News/Washington Post poll #2, October 1991 [electronic resource].

Data file
Ann Arbor, Mich. : Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2008.
Extent of collection: 1 data file + machine-readable documentation (text).


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Use of these data is restricted to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff for non-commercial statistical analysis and research purposes only.
Summary note
This data collection is part of a continuing series of monthly surveys that evaluate the Bush presidency and solicit opinions on a variety of political and social issues. Topics covered include respondents' confidence in certain institutions, federal, state, and local taxes, government spending, Dan Quayle's work as vice president, and the things they liked and disliked about the Democratic and Republican parties. Respondents also were asked whether they ever voted for a Democratic or Republican presidential candidate in a general election, which problems were important in deciding how to vote for president, whom they would vote for as president if the 1992 election were held that day, and toward which candidate they were leaning. Background information on respondents includes political alignment, 1988 presidential vote choice, education, age, religion, origin of ancestors, social class, marital status, number of people in household, labor union membership, employment status, race, income, sex, and state/region of residence.
  • Codebook available in print and electronic format.
  • Title from title screen (viewed on October 19, 2009).
Type of data
Extent of collection: 1 data file + machine-readable documentation (text).
Time and place of event
  • Date of collection: 1991-10-24--1991-10-27.
  • Time period: 1991-10-24--1991-10-27.
Geographic coverage
Geographic coverage: United States.
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Methodology note
  • Data source: telephone interviews.
  • Sample: households were selected by random digit dialing. Within the household, the respondent selected was the adult living in the household who last had a birthday and who was at home at the time of the interview.
  • Universe: adults aged 18 and over living in households with telephones in the 48 contiguous United States and the District of Columbia.
Cite as
ABC News/Washington Post. ABC NEWS/WASHINGTON POST POLL #2, OCTOBER 1991 [Computer file]. Radnor, PA: Chilton Research Services [producer], 1991. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2008-02-04.
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