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ANES 2008 Time Series Study – STUDENT VERSION FOR POL 3500
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PRE-ELECTION CODEBOOK ----
===================== Numeric 4
Variable documentation file
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3. PREANDPOST V081001 STUDY.1. Waves completed by respondent
============================================================================= =============================================================================
1. CASE V080001 ID.1. CASE ID
============================================================================= STUDY DESCRIPTIVE

STUDY DESCRIPTIVE -----------------------------------------------------------------


Waves completed by respondent for the ANES 2008 Time Series Study
----------------------------------------------------------------- -----------------------------------------------------------------
CASE ID
----------------------------------------------------------------- VALID CODES:
-----------
VALID CODES: 0. Pre-election only
----------- 1. Pre-election and Post-election
Range: 0001-261,263-2323
TYPE:
NOTES: ----
----- Numeric
Case 0262 was dropped from the dataset as an incomplete.
=============================================================================
TYPE: 4. statecode V081201b Sample.1b. State FIPS code
---- =============================================================================
Numeric
SAMPLE GEOCODES
=============================================================================
2. WEIGHT V080102 WT.2. POST CROSS-SECTION SAMPLE WEIGHT -POST-STRAT, -----------------------------------------------------------------
centered STATE FIPS CODE
============================================================================= -----------------------------------------------------------------

STUDY DESCRIPTIVE VALID CODES:


-----------
----------------------------------------------------------------- 01. Alabama
CROSS-SECTION SAMPLE WEIGHT - POST-ELECTION WAVE, POST-STRATIFIED: 02. Alaska
centered at mean 1.0 04. Arizona
----------------------------------------------------------------- 05. Arkansas
06. California
MISSING CODES: 08. Colorado
------------- 09. Connecticut
0. No Post-election interview 10. Delaware
11. District of Columbia
NOTES: 12. Florida
----- 13. Georgia
Use of sample weighting is necessary for a representative 15. Hawaii
cross-section. For the Pre-election and Post-election waves 16. Idaho
of the ANES 2008 Time Series Study, either WT.1 and WT.2 17. Illinois
may be used (weights centered at a mean of 1.0), or else 18. Indiana
WT.1a and WT.2a (not centered). 19. Iowa
Using V080102, the integer [rounded] value of the sum of 20. Kansas
cases equals the post-election unweighted number of cases, 21. Kentucky
2,102. 22. Louisiana
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23. Maine
24. Maryland MISSING CODES:
25. Massachusetts -------------
26. Michigan -2. No Post-election IW
27. Minnesota
28. Mississippi REFERENCE:
29. Missouri ---------
30. Montana Sample.2a (Post preload state and Congressional District)
31. Nebraska Sample.2b (Post preload Congressional District)
32. Nevada
33. New Hampshire NOTES:
34. New Jersey -----
35. New Mexico This is the Congressional district number for the
36. New York Respondent's sample address.
37. North Carolina For the 22 cases with incorrect Congressional district
38. North Dakota preloaded into the Post-election instrument and for 1
39. Ohio no-Post case with incorrect district assignment, this
40. Oklahoma represents the corrected Congressional district number
41. Oregon for the Respondent's residence.
42. Pennsylvania
44. Rhode Island TYPE:
45. South Carolina ----
46. South Dakota Numeric
47. Tennessee
48. Texas =============================================================================
49. Utah 6. region V081204 Sample.4. Census Region
50. Vermont =============================================================================
51. Virginia
53. Washington SAMPLE GEOCODES
54. West Virginia
55. Wisconsin -----------------------------------------------------------------
56. Wyoming Census Region
-----------------------------------------------------------------
NOTES:
----- VALID CODES:
This is the FIPS code for the state of Respondent's -----------
residence. 1. Northeast (CT,ME,MA,NH,NJ,NY,PA,RI,VT)
2. North Central (IL,IN,IA,KS,MI,MN,MO,NE,ND,OH,SD,WI)
TYPE: 3. South (AL,AR,DE,DC,FL,GA,KY,LA,MD,MS,NC,OK,SC,TN,TX,VA,WV)
---- 4. West (AK,AZ,CA,CO,HI,ID,MT,NM,NV,OR,UT,WA,WY)
Numeric
NOTES:
============================================================================= -----
5. cd V081203b Sample.3b. Corrected Congressional district number This is the Census region for the Respondent's sample address.
=============================================================================
TYPE:
SAMPLE GEOCODES ----
Numeric
-----------------------------------------------------------------
CORRECTED CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT NUMBER =============================================================================
----------------------------------------------------------------- 7. voted2004 V083007 A7. Did R vote for President in 2004
=============================================================================
VALID CODES:
----------- PRE-ELECTION SURVEY
Range: Districts 1-52
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-----------------------------------------------------------------
In 2004 John Kerry ran on the Democratic ticket against George W. MISSING CODES:
Bush for the Republicans. Do you remember for sure whether or not -------------
you voted in that election? -1. INAP, 5,-8,-9 in A7
----------------------------------------------------------------- -8. Don't know
-9. Refused
INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION:
----------------------- REFERENCE:
{DO NOT PROBE 'DK' RESPONSE} ---------
Y1x. Age of Respondent
VALID CODES:
----------- NOTES:
1. Yes, voted -----
5. No, didn't vote In 4 cases, the Respondent answered Yes at A7 but gave
an age at Y1 which indicates that it was impossible to
MISSING CODES: have voted in 2004 (cases 201,269,617,1150).
-------------
-8. Don't know TYPE:
-9. Refused ----
Numeric
REFERENCE:
--------- =============================================================================
Y1x. Age of Respondent 9. internet V083018 A11. Does R have access to the internet
=============================================================================
NOTES:
----- PRE-ELECTION SURVEY
In 4 cases, the Respondent answered Yes at A7 but gave
an age at Y1 which indicates that it was impossible to -----------------------------------------------------------------
have voted in 2004 (cases 201,269,617,1150). Do you have access to the internet or the World Wide Web?
-----------------------------------------------------------------
TYPE:
---- VALID CODES:
Numeric -----------
1. Yes
============================================================================= 5. No
8. votewho2004 V083007a A7a. Recall of last (2004) Presidential vote choice
============================================================================= MISSING CODES:
-------------
PRE-ELECTION SURVEY -8. Don't know
-9. Refused
IF R SAYS VOTED FOR PRESIDENT IN 2004:
TYPE:
----------------------------------------------------------------- ----
Which one did you vote for? Numeric
-----------------------------------------------------------------
=============================================================================
INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION: 10. righttrack V083027 A13. Are things in the country on right track
----------------------- =============================================================================
{DO NOT PROBE 'DK' RESPONSE}
PRE-ELECTION SURVEY
VALID CODES:
----------- -----------------------------------------------------------------
1. John Kerry Do you feel things in this country are generally going in the
3. George W. Bush RIGHT DIRECTION, or do you feel things have pretty seriously
7. Other (SPECIFY) gotten off on the WRONG TRACK?
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----------------------------------------------------------------- 5. Disapprove

VALID CODES: MISSING CODES:


----------- -------------
1. Right direction -8. Don't know
5. Wrong track -9. Refused

MISSING CODES: TYPE:


------------- ----
-8. Don't know Numeric
-9. Refused
=============================================================================
TYPE: B1. INTRO THERM PRE
---- =============================================================================
Numeric PRE-ELECTION SURVEY

============================================================================= Please look at page 3 of the booklet.


11. bushjob V083028 A14a. Approve/disapprove President handling job as Pres I'd like to get your feelings toward some of our political
============================================================================= leaders and other people who are in the news these days. I'll
read the name of a person and I'd like you to rate that person
PRE-ELECTION SURVEY using something we call the feeling thermometer.
Ratings between 50 degrees and 100 degrees mean that you feel
----------------------------------------------------------------- favorable and warm toward the person. Ratings between 0 degrees
Do you APPROVE or DISAPPROVE of the way George W. Bush is handling and 50 degrees mean that you don't feel favorable toward the
his job as president? person and that you don't care too much for that person. You
----------------------------------------------------------------- would rate the person at the 50 degree mark if you don't feel
particularly warm or cold toward the person.
VALID CODES: If we come to a person whose name you don't recognize, you don't
----------- need to rate that person. Just tell me and we'll move on to the
1. Approve next one.
5. Disapprove
=============================================================================
MISSING CODES: 13. FT_demparty V083044a B1h. Feeling Thermometer: Democratic Party
------------- =============================================================================
-8. Don't know
-9. Refused PRE-ELECTION SURVEY

TYPE: -----------------------------------------------------------------
---- (Looking at page 3 of the booklet)
Numeric (How would you rate:)
the DEMOCRATIC PARTY
============================================================================= -----------------------------------------------------------------
12. congressjob V083035 A16. Approval of Congress handling its job
============================================================================= INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION:
-----------------------
PRE-ELECTION SURVEY {Probe for don't know response: when you say don't know do
you mean that you don't know who the person is or do you have
----------------------------------------------------------------- something else in mind?
Do you APPROVE or DISAPPROVE of the way the U.S. Congress has ENTER number 0-100
been handling its job? ENTER "777" for "Don't recognize"
----------------------------------------------------------------- ENTER "888" for "Don't know where to rate".}

VALID CODES: VALID CODES:


----------- -----------
1. Approve Range: 0-100
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MISSING CODES: REFERENCE:


------------- ---------
-6. Thermometer: 'don't know who this is' PreRandom.7. (order of party thermometers)
-8. Don't know ('don't know where to rate')
-9. Refused NOTES:
-----
REFERENCE: On-screen codes 777 and 888 have been recoded to -6 and -8.
--------- .....
PreRandom.7. (order of party thermometers) After the administration of thermometers for the President
major party Presidential candidates, and individual political
NOTES: figures (B1a-B1g), Respondents were randomly assigned to be
----- administered either the Democratic party thermometer (B1h)
On-screen codes 777 and 888 have been recoded to -6 and -8. or the Republican party thermometer (B1j) first, as documented
..... in PreRandom.7.
After the administration of thermometers for the President
major party Presidential candidates, and individual political TYPE:
figures (B1a-B1g), Respondents were randomly assigned to be ----
administered either the Democratic party thermometer (B1h) Numeric
or the Republican party thermometer (B1j) first, as documented
in PreRandom.7. =============================================================================
15. unifiedgovt V083053 C3. Is it better when one party controls
TYPE: presidency and Cong
---- =============================================================================
Numeric
PRE-ELECTION SURVEY
=============================================================================
14. FT_repparty V083044b B1j. Feeling Thermometer: Republican Party -----------------------------------------------------------------
============================================================================= Do you think it is better when ONE PARTY CONTROLS both the
presidency and Congress, better when CONTROL IS SPLIT between
PRE-ELECTION SURVEY the Democrats and Republicans, or DOESN'T IT MATTER?
-----------------------------------------------------------------
-----------------------------------------------------------------
(Looking at page 3 of the booklet) VALID CODES:
(How would you rate:) -----------
the REPUBLICAN PARTY 1. Better when one party controls both
----------------------------------------------------------------- 3. Better when control is split
5. It doesn't matter
INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION:
----------------------- MISSING CODES:
{Probe for don't know response: when you say don't know do -------------
you mean that you don't know who the person is or do you have -8. Don't know
something else in mind? -9. Refused
ENTER number 0-100
ENTER "777" for "Don't recognize" TYPE:
ENTER "888" for "Don't know where to rate".} ----
VALID CODES: Numeric
-----------
Range: 0-100 =============================================================================
16. ideology V083069x E1x. SUMMARY: R self-placement 3pt liberal-
MISSING CODES: conservative
------------- =============================================================================
-6. Thermometer: 'don't know who this is'
-8. Don't know ('don't know where to rate') PRE-ELECTION SURVEY
-9. Refused
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----------------------------------------------------------------- 5. Gotten worse


SUMMARY:
R SELF-PLACEMENT 3PT LIBERAL-CONSERVATIVE MISSING CODES:
----------------------------------------------------------------- -------------
-8. Don't know
VALID CODES: -9. Refused
-----------
1. Liberal [1-3 in E1a or 1 in E1b] TYPE:
3. Moderate [4,-7,-8 in E1a and 5 in E1b] ----
5. Conservative [5-7 in E1a or 3 in E1b] Numeric
7. Refused to choose [RF in E1a or E1b]
=============================================================================
MISSING CODES: 18. isolationism V083096 H2. Country would be better off if we just
------------- stayed home
-8. Don't know [-8 in E1b] =============================================================================

REFERENCE: PRE-ELECTION SURVEY


---------
E1a. (Liberal/conservative self-placement -7-point scale) -----------------------------------------------------------------
E1b. (If R had to choose liberal or conservative self-placemt) Do you AGREE or DISAGREE with this statement:
'This country would be better off if we just stayed home
NOTES: and did not concern ourselves with problems in other parts
----- of the world.'
Built from E1a and E1b. -----------------------------------------------------------------
Users may wish to construct a different summary from the
component questions. VALID CODES:
In the E1x summary, code 3 (Moderate) includes only those -----------
Respondents who volunteered response "Moderate" when asked 1. Agree
the E1b 'choice' question ("If you had to choose, would you 5. Disagree
consider yourself a liberal or a conservative?").
Respondents who initially volunteered "Moderate" in E1a but MISSING CODES:
who then gave a response other than volunteered response -------------
"Moderate" in the E1b 'choice' question are coded -8. Don't know
according to their response to E1b. -9. Refused

TYPE: TYPE:
---- ----
Numeric Numeric

============================================================================= =============================================================================
17. economy V083083 F1. National economy better/worse in last year 19. partyid V083097 J1. Party ID: Does R think of self as Dem, Rep, Ind
============================================================================= or what
=============================================================================
PRE-ELECTION SURVEY
PRE-ELECTION SURVEY
-----------------------------------------------------------------
Now thinking about the economy in the country as a whole, would -----------------------------------------------------------------
you say that over the past year the nation's economy has gotten Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as a
BETTER, stayed ABOUT THE SAME, or gotten WORSE? [DEMOCRAT, a REPUBLICAN / a REPUBLICAN, a DEMOCRAT], an
----------------------------------------------------------------- INDEPENDENT, or what?
-----------------------------------------------------------------
VALID CODES:
----------- VALID CODES:
1. Gotten better -----------
3. Stayed about the same 1. Democrat
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2. Republican (What about)


3. Independent PUBLIC SCHOOLS
4. Other party (SPECIFY) (Should federal spending on public schools be INCREASED,
5. No preference {VOL} DECREASED, or kept ABOUT THE SAME?)
-----------------------------------------------------------------
MISSING CODES:
------------- VALID CODES:
-8. Don't know -----------
-9. Refused 1. Increased
3. Decreased
REFERENCE: 5. Kept about the same
--------- 7. Cut out entirely {VOL}
PreRandom.20. (order of parties in text of party id)
MISSING CODES:
NOTES: -------------
----- -8. Don't know
The order of the major parties in the question text of -9. Refused
party ID question J1 was randomized, as documented in
PreRandom.20. REFERENCE:
---------
TYPE: PreRandom.29b. (order of federal spending - PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
----
Numeric NOTES:
-----
============================================================================= The order in which federal spending items P1b-P1n was
20. iraq V083103 M1a. Was Iraq war worth the cost administered was randomized, as documented in
============================================================================= PreRandom.29a-PreRandom.29m.

PRE-ELECTION SURVEY TYPE:


----
----------------------------------------------------------------- Numeric
Taking everything into account, do you think the war in Iraq
has been WORTH THE COST or NOT? =============================================================================
----------------------------------------------------------------- 22. spend_crime V083144 P1e. Federal Budget Spending: dealing with crime
=============================================================================
VALID CODES:
----------- PRE-ELECTION SURVEY
1. Worth it
5. Not worth it -----------------------------------------------------------------
(What about)
MISSING CODES: DEALING WITH CRIME
------------- (Should federal spending on dealing with crime be INCREASED,
-8. Don't know DECREASED, or kept ABOUT THE SAME?)
-9. Refused -----------------------------------------------------------------

TYPE: VALID CODES:


---- -----------
Numeric 1. Increased
3. Decreased
============================================================================= 5. Kept about the same
21. spend_schools V083142 P1c. Federal Budget Spending: public schools 7. Cut out entirely {VOL}
=============================================================================
PRE-ELECTION SURVEY MISSING CODES:
-------------
----------------------------------------------------------------- -8. Don't know
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-9. Refused 24. spend_border V083149 P1k. Federal Budget Spending: border security
=============================================================================
REFERENCE:
--------- PRE-ELECTION SURVEY
PreRandom.29d. (order of federal spending - CRIME)
-----------------------------------------------------------------
NOTES: (What about)
----- TIGHTENING BORDER SECURITY TO PREVENT ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION
The order in which federal spending items P1b-P1n was (Should federal spending on tightening border security to
administered was randomized, as documented in prevent illigal immigration be INCREASED, DECREASED, or kept
PreRandom.29a-PreRandom.29m. ABOUT THE SAME?)
-----------------------------------------------------------------
TYPE:
---- VALID CODES:
Numeric -----------
1. Increased
============================================================================= 3. Decreased
23. spend_poor V083148 P1j. Federal Budget Spending: aid to the poor 5. Kept about the same
============================================================================= 7. Cut out entirely {VOL}

PRE-ELECTION SURVEY MISSING CODES:


-------------
----------------------------------------------------------------- -8. Don't know
(What about) -9. Refused
AID TO THE POOR
(Should federal spending on aid to the poor be INCREASED, REFERENCE:
DECREASED, or kept ABOUT THE SAME?) ---------
----------------------------------------------------------------- PreRandom.29j. (order of federal spending - TIGHTENING BORDER)

VALID CODES: NOTES:


----------- -----
1. Increased The order in which federal spending items P1b-P1n was
3. Decreased administered was randomized, as documented in
5. Kept about the same PreRandom.29a-PreRandom.29m.
7. Cut out entirely {VOL}
TYPE:
MISSING CODES: ----
------------- Numeric
-8. Don't know
-9. Refused =============================================================================
25. spend_terror V083150 P1m. Federal Budget Spending: war on terrorism
REFERENCE: =============================================================================
---------
PreRandom.29H. (order of federal spending - AID TO THE POOR) PRE-ELECTION SURVEY
NOTES:
----- -----------------------------------------------------------------
The order in which federal spending items P1b-P1n was (What about)
administered was randomized, as documented in THE WAR ON TERRORISM
PreRandom.29a-PreRandom.29m. (Should federal spending on the war on terrorism be INCREASED,
DECREASED, or kept ABOUT THE SAME?)
TYPE: -----------------------------------------------------------------
----
Numeric VALID CODES:
-----------
============================================================================= 1. Increased
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3. Decreased -----------------------------------------------------------------
5. Kept about the same Do you think the federal government should make it MORE DIFFICULT
7. Cut out entirely {VOL} for people to buy a gun than it is now, make it EASIER for
people to buy a gun, or keep these rules ABOUT THE SAME as
MISSING CODES: they are now?
------------- -----------------------------------------------------------------
-8. Don't know
-9. Refused VALID CODES:
-----------
REFERENCE: 1. More difficult
--------- 3. Make it easier
PreRandom.29k. (order of federal spending - WAR ON TERRORISM) 5. Keep these rules about the same

NOTES: MISSING CODES:


----- -------------
The order in which federal spending items P1b-P1n was -8. Don't know
administered was randomized, as documented in -9. Refused
PreRandom.29a-PreRandom.29m.
TYPE:
TYPE: ----
---- Numeric
Numeric
=============================================================================
============================================================================= 28. gunown V083165 P6b. Does R have a gun in his or her home or garage
26. dealthpen V083163 P5. R favor/oppose death penalty =============================================================================
=============================================================================
PRE-ELECTION SURVEY
PRE-ELECTION SURVEY
-----------------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------------- Do you happen to have in your home or garage any guns or
(Not looking at the booklet now.) revolvers?
Do you FAVOR or OPPOSE the death penalty for persons convicted -----------------------------------------------------------------
of murder?
----------------------------------------------------------------- VALID CODES:
-----------
VALID CODES: 1. Yes
----------- 5. No
1. Favor
5. Oppose MISSING CODES:
-------------
MISSING CODES: -8. Don't know
------------- -9. Refused
-8. Don't know
-9. Refused TYPE:
----
TYPE: Numeric
----
Numeric =============================================================================
29. blackpresuncomfort V083170x Q2a1x. 2-VERSION SUMMARY:Black
============================================================================= President make R uncomfortble
27. gunbuy V083164 P6. Should fed govt make it more difficult to buy a gun =============================================================================
=============================================================================
PRE-ELECTION SURVEY
PRE-ELECTION SURVEY
-----------------------------------------------------------------
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2-VERSION SUMMARY: -------------


BLACK PRESIDENT MAKE R UNCOMFORTABLE -8. Don't know
----------------------------------------------------------------- -9. Refused

VALID CODES: REFERENCE:


----------- ---------
1. Extremely uncomfortable Q2a2a. (VERSION R pleased if black president elected)
2. Very uncomfortable Q2a2b. (VERSION S pleased if black president elected)
3. Moderately uncomfortable PreRandom.32. (VERSION R/S questions on black President)
4. Slightly uncomfortable
5. Not uncomfortable at all NOTES:
-----
MISSING CODES: Built from Q2a2a and Q2a2b.
------------- For users who wish for a combined variable, Q2a2x combines
-8. Don't know answers from both versions; some users may prefer not to
-9. Refused combine the data.

REFERENCE: TYPE:
--------- ----
Q2a1a. (VERSION R uncomfortable at elected black President) Numeric
Q2a1b. (VERSION S uncomfortable at elected black President)
PreRandom.32. (VERSION R/S questions on black President) =============================================================================
31. pray V083183 W3. How often does R pray
NOTES: =============================================================================
-----
Built from Q2a1a and Q2a1b. PRE-ELECTION SURVEY
For users who wish for a combined variable, Q2a2x combines
answers from both versions; some users may prefer not to -----------------------------------------------------------------
combine the data. Please look at page 16 of the booklet.
People practice their religion in different ways. Outside of
TYPE: attending religious services, do you pray SEVERAL TIMES A DAY,
---- ONCE A DAY, A FEW TIMES A WEEK, ONCE A WEEK OR LESS, or NEVER?
Numeric -----------------------------------------------------------------

============================================================================= VALID CODES:


30. blackprespleased V083171x Q2a2x. 2-VERSION SUMMARY: Black President -----------
make R pleased 1. Several times a day
============================================================================= 2. Once a day
3. A few times a week
PRE-ELECTION SURVEY 4. Once a week or less
5. Never
----------------------------------------------------------------- 7. Other (SPECIFY)
2-VERSION SUMMARY:
BLACK PRESIDENT MAKE R PLEASED MISSING CODES:
----------------------------------------------------------------- -------------
-8. Don't know
VALID CODES: -9. Refused
-----------
1. Extremely Pleased TYPE:
2. Very Pleased ----
3. Moderately Pleased Numeric
4. Slightly Pleased
5. Not Pleased at all =============================================================================
32. bible V083184 W4. Bible is word of God or men
MISSING CODES: =============================================================================
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MISSING CODES:
PRE-ELECTION SURVEY -------------
-4. NA (blank)
----------------------------------------------------------------- -8. Don't know
Please look at page 17 of the booklet. -9. Refused
Which of these statements comes closest to describing your -1. INAP, -8,-9 in X3
feelings about the Bible? You can just give me the number of
your choice. REFERENCE:
1. The Bible is the actual word of God and is to be taken ---------
literally, word for word. Xx1a. (SUMMARY: R denomination)
2. The Bible is the word of God but not everything in it
should be taken literally, word for word. NOTES:
3. The Bible is a book written by men and is not the word -----
of God Collapsed from Xx1a.
----------------------------------------------------------------- Xx1b provides the comprehensive summary for major religion
group.
VALID CODES: Corresponding XX1a categories are indicated in brackets [].
-----------
1. The Bible is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally, TYPE:
word for word. ----
2. The Bible is the word of God but not everything in it should be taken Numeric
literally, word for word.
3. The Bible is a book written by men and is not the word of God. =============================================================================
7. Other (SPECIFY) {VOL} 34. attend V083186a X1a. Attend religious services how often
=============================================================================
MISSING CODES:
------------- PRE-ELECTION SURVEY
-8. Don't know
-9. Refused IF R ATTENDS RELIGIOUS SERVICES:

TYPE: -----------------------------------------------------------------
---- Do you go to religious services EVERY WEEK, ALMOST EVERY WEEK,
Numeric ONCE OR TWICE A MONTH, A FEW TIMES A YEAR, or NEVER?
-----------------------------------------------------------------
=============================================================================
33. religion V083185b Xx1b. SUMMARY: R major religion group (final) VALID CODES:
============================================================================= -----------
1. Every week
PRE-ELECTION SURVEY 2. Almost every week
3. Once or twice a month
----------------------------------------------------------------- 4. A few times a year
SUMMARY: 5. Never
R MAJOR RELIGION GROUP
----------------------------------------------------------------- MISSING CODES:
-------------
VALID CODES: -1. INAP, 5,-8,-9 in X1
----------- -8. Don't know
0. No religious identification; none (5 in X3) [50] -9. Refused
1. Christian, Protestant [01-16]
2. Christian, Catholic [18] REFERENCE:
3. Christian, Orthodox [19] ---------
4. Jewish [21] Xx1. (SUMMARY: R religious identification)
7. Other [17,20,22-25,26,30] Xx1a (SUMMARY: R denomination)
8. Atheist or Agnostic (volunteered in X4) [41-42] Xx1b. (SUMMARY: R major religion group)
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NOTES: -----------------------------------------------------------------
----- Still looking at page 18 of the booklet.
For religion/denomination summaries built from the entire Where would you rate BLACKS on this scale?
religious identification module (X1-X6bx), see: Xx1-Xx1b. -----------------------------------------------------------------

TYPE: VALID CODES:


---- -----------
Numeric 1. Hard-working
2.
============================================================================= 3.
35. whites_hardwork V083207a X10a. Stereotype: whites hardworking 4.
============================================================================= 5.
6.
PRE-ELECTION SURVEY - ACASI 7. Lazy

----------------------------------------------------------------- MISSING CODES:


In the first statement, a score of '1' means that you think almost -------------
all of the people in that group tend to be "hard-working." A score -8. Don't know
of '7' means that you think most people in the group are "lazy." -9. Refused
A score of '4' means that you think that most people in the group
are not closer to one end or the other, and of course, you may REFERENCE:
choose any number in between. ---------
Where would you rate WHITES in general on this scale? PreRandom.33a. (order stereotype racial group BLACKS)
-----------------------------------------------------------------
NOTES:
VALID CODES: -----
----------- Questions X10-X10d and X11-X11d were administered ACASI
1. Hard-working (Audio Computer-Assisted Self-Interview).
2. The order in which X10b-X10d stereotype ratings were
3. administered was randomized, as documented in PreRandom.33a.
4.
5. TYPE:
6. ----
7. Lazy Numeric

MISSING CODES: =============================================================================


------------- 37. hisp_hardwork V083207c X10c. Stereotype: Hispanic-Americans hardworking
-8. Don't know =============================================================================
-9. Refused
PRE-ELECTION SURVEY - ACASI
NOTES:
----- -----------------------------------------------------------------
Questions X10-X10d and X11-X11d were administered ACASI Still looking at page 18 of the booklet.
(Audio Computer-Assisted Self-Interview). Where would you rate HISPANIC-AMERICANS on this scale?
-----------------------------------------------------------------
TYPE:
---- VALID CODES:
Numeric -----------
1. Hard-working
============================================================================= 2.
36. blacks_hardwork V083207b X10b. Stereotype: blacks hardworking 3.
============================================================================= 4.
5.
PRE-ELECTION SURVEY - ACASI 6.
7. Lazy
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The order in which X10b-X10d stereotype ratings were


MISSING CODES: administered was randomized, as documented in PreRandom.33c.
-------------
-8. Don't know TYPE:
-9. Refused ----
Numeric
REFERENCE:
--------- =============================================================================
PreRandom.33b. (order stereotype racial group HISPANICS) 39. whites_intell V083208a X11a. Stereotype: whites intelligent
=============================================================================
NOTES:
----- PRE-ELECTION SURVEY - ACASI
Questions X10-X10d and X11-X11d were administered ACASI
(Audio Computer-Assisted Self-Interview). -----------------------------------------------------------------
The order in which X10b-X10d stereotype ratings were Where would you rate WHITES in general on this scale?
administered was randomized, as documented in PreRandom.33b. -----------------------------------------------------------------

TYPE: VALID CODES:


---- -----------
Numeric 1. Intelligent
2.
============================================================================= 3.
38. asian_hardwork V083207d X10d. Stereotype: Asian-Americans hardworking 4.
============================================================================= 5.
6.
PRE-ELECTION SURVEY - ACASI 7. Unintelligent

----------------------------------------------------------------- MISSING CODES:


Still looking at page 18 of the booklet. -------------
Where would you rate ASIAN-AMERICANS on this scale? -8. Don't know
----------------------------------------------------------------- -9. Refused

VALID CODES: NOTES:


----------- -----
1. Hard-working Questions X10-X10d and X11-X11d were administered ACASI
2. (Audio Computer-Assisted Self-Interview).
3.
4. TYPE:
5. ----
6. Numeric
7. Lazy
=============================================================================
MISSING CODES: 40. blacks_intell V083208b X11b. Stereotype: blacks intelligent
------------- =============================================================================
-8. Don't know
-9. Refused PRE-ELECTION SURVEY - ACASI

REFERENCE: -----------------------------------------------------------------
--------- (Still looking at page 19 of the booklet.)
PreRandom.33c. (order stereotype racial group ASIANS) Where would you rate BLACKS on this scale?
-----------------------------------------------------------------
NOTES:
----- VALID CODES:
Questions X10-X10d and X11-X11d were administered ACASI -----------
(Audio Computer-Assisted Self-Interview). 1. Intelligent
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2. ---------
3. PreRandom.33b. (order stereotype racial group HISPANICS)
4.
5. NOTES:
6. -----
7. Unintelligent Questions X10-X10d and X11-X11d were administered ACASI
(Audio Computer-Assisted Self-Interview).
MISSING CODES: The order in which X11b-X11d stereotype ratings were
------------- administered was randomized; note that the order is
-8. Don't know the same as for X10b-X11d, as documented in PreRandom.33b.
-9. Refused
TYPE:
REFERENCE: ----
--------- Numeric
PreRandom.33a. (order stereotype racial group BLACKS)
=============================================================================
NOTES: 42. asians_intell V083208d X11d. Stereotype: Asian-Americans intelligent
----- =============================================================================
Questions X10-X10d and X11-X11d were administered ACASI
(Audio Computer-Assisted Self-Interview). PRE-ELECTION SURVEY - ACASI
The order in which X11b-X11d stereotype ratings were
administered was randomized; note that the order is -----------------------------------------------------------------
the same as for X10b-X11d, as documented in PreRandom.33a. (Still looking at page 19 of the booklet.)
Where would you rate ASIAN-AMERICANS on this scale?
TYPE: -----------------------------------------------------------------
----
Numeric VALID CODES:
-----------
============================================================================= 1. Intelligent
41. hisp_intell V083208c X11c. Stereotype: Hispanic-Americans intelligent 2.
============================================================================= 3.
4.
PRE-ELECTION SURVEY - ACASI 5.
6.
----------------------------------------------------------------- 7. Unintelligent
(Still looking at page 19 of the booklet.)
Where would you rate HISPANIC-AMERICANS on this scale? MISSING CODES:
----------------------------------------------------------------- -------------
-8. Don't know
VALID CODES: -9. Refused
-----------
1. Intelligent REFERENCE:
2. ---------
3. PreRandom.33c. (order stereotype racial group ASIANS)
4.
5. NOTES:
6. -----
7. Unintelligent Questions X10-X10d and X11-X11d were administered ACASI
(Audio Computer-Assisted Self-Interview).
MISSING CODES: The order in which X11b-X11d stereotype ratings were
------------- administered was randomized; note that the order is
-8. Don't know the same as for X10b-X11d, as documented in PreRandom.33c.
-9. Refused
TYPE:
REFERENCE: ----
Page 15 of 38

Numeric NOTES:
-----
============================================================================= Questions X12--X16 were administered ACASI (Audio
43. gay V083209 X12. Sexual orientation of R Computer-Assisted Self-Interview).
=============================================================================
TYPE:
PRE-ELECTION SURVEY - ACASI ----
Numeric
-----------------------------------------------------------------
Do you consider yourself to be heterosexual or straight, =============================================================================
homosexual or gay (or lesbian), or bisexual? 45. gayjobs V083211 X13. Should laws protect homosexuals against job
----------------------------------------------------------------- discrim
=============================================================================
VALID CODES:
----------- PRE-ELECTION SURVEY - ACASI
1. Heterosexual or straight
3. Homosexual or gay (or lesbian) -----------------------------------------------------------------
5. Bisexual Do you FAVOR or OPPOSE laws to protect homosexuals against job
discrimination?
MISSING CODES: -----------------------------------------------------------------
-------------
-8. Don't know VALID CODES:
-9. Refused -----------
1. Favor
NOTES: 5. Oppose
-----
Questions X12--X16 were administered ACASI (Audio MISSING CODES:
Computer-Assisted Self-Interview). -------------
-8. Don't know
TYPE: -9. Refused
----
Numeric NOTES:
-----
============================================================================= Questions X12--X16 were administered ACASI (Audio
44. gayfriends V083210 X12a. Sexual orientation of family and friends Computer-Assisted Self-Interview).
=============================================================================
TYPE:
PRE-ELECTION SURVEY - ACASI ----
Numeric
-----------------------------------------------------------------
Among your immediate family members, relatives, neightbors, =============================================================================
co-workers, or close friends, are any of them gay, lesbian, or 46. gaymilitary V083212 X14. Should homosexuals serve in U.S. armed forces
bisexual as far as you know? =============================================================================
-----------------------------------------------------------------
PRE-ELECTION SURVEY - ACASI
VALID CODES:
----------- -----------------------------------------------------------------
1. Yes Do you think homosexuals should be allowed to serve in the
5. No United States Armed Forces or don't you think so?
-----------------------------------------------------------------
MISSING CODES:
------------- VALID CODES:
-8. Don't know -----------
-9. Refused 1. Homosexuals should be allowed to serve
5. Homosexuals should not be allowed to serve
Page 16 of 38

MISSING CODES: VALID CODES:


------------- -----------
-8. Don't know 1. Should be allowed
-9. Refused 3. Should not be allowed
5. Should not be allowed to marry but should be allowed to
NOTES: legally form a civil union {VOL}
----- 7. Other {VOL} {SPECIFY}
Questions X12--X16 were administered ACASI (Audio
Computer-Assisted Self-Interview). MISSING CODES:
-------------
TYPE: -8. Don't know
---- -9. Refused
Numeric
NOTES:
============================================================================= -----
47. gayadopt V083213 X15. Should homosexual couples be allowed to adopt Questions X12--X16 were administered ACASI (Audio
============================================================================= Computer-Assisted Self-Interview).
.....
PRE-ELECTION SURVEY - ACASI Notice: due to self-administration, users were able to
see code 5 onscreen; administration of question X16 was
----------------------------------------------------------------- not comparable to previous years because code 5 was, in
Do you think gay or lesbian couples, in other words, homosexual effect, no longer a volunteered code.
couples, should be legally permitted to adopt children?
----------------------------------------------------------------- TYPE:
----
VALID CODES: Numeric
-----------
1. Yes =============================================================================
5. No 49. age V083215x Y1x. Age of Respondent
=============================================================================
MISSING CODES:
------------- PRE-ELECTION SURVEY
-8. Don't know
-9. Refused -----------------------------------------------------------------
AGE OF RESPONDENT
NOTES: -----------------------------------------------------------------
-----
Questions X12--X16 were administered ACASI (Audio VALID CODES:
Computer-Assisted Self-Interview). -----------
Range: 18-93
TYPE:
---- MISSING CODES:
Numeric -------------
-4. NA (age 18 or older but exact age not determined)
============================================================================= -8. Don't know
48. gaymarriage V083214 X16. R position on gay marriage -9. Refused
=============================================================================
REFERENCE:
PRE-ELECTION SURVEY - ACASI ---------
Y1a. (birthdate year)
----------------------------------------------------------------- HHList.4. (Respondent age)
Should same-sex couples be ALLOWED to marry, or do you think
they should NOT BE ALLOWED to marry? NOTES:
----------------------------------------------------------------- -----
Page 17 of 38

Calculation based on year of birth. -----------------------------------------------------------------


For Respondents born in 1990, age is calculated as 18.
Age provided by informant in the household screener is VALID CODES:
found in HHList.4. -----------
0. DK/RF grades - no HS diploma [-8,-9 in Y3 and 5 in Y3a]
TYPE: 1. 0-8 grades - no HS diploma/equivalency [0-8 in Y3 and 5 in Y3a]
---- 2. 9-12 grades - no diploma/equivalency [9-12 in Y3 and 5 in Y3a]
Numeric 3. 0-12 grades - HS diploma/equivalency [0-12 in Y3 and 1 in Y3a]
4. 13+ grades, no degree [0 in Y3b]
============================================================================= 5. Junior or community college level degrees (AA degrees) [7 in Y3b]
50. married V083216x Y2x. SUMMARY: Marital status 6. BA level degrees [6 in Y3b] or 17+ grades with no advanced degree
============================================================================= [17 in Y3 and 0 in Y3b]
7. Advanced degree (including LLB) [2-6 in Y3b]
PRE-ELECTION SURVEY
MISSING CODES:
----------------------------------------------------------------- -------------
SUMMARY: -8. DK [-8 in Y3a; -8 in Y3 and -9,1 in Y3a; -8 in Y3b]
MARITAL STATUS -9. RF [-9 in Y3a; -9 in Y3 and -8,1 in Y3a; -9 in Y3b]
-----------------------------------------------------------------
REFERENCE:
VALID CODES: ---------
----------- Y3. (highest grade R completed)
1. Married Y3a. (R get HS diploma)
2. Divorced Y3b. (R highest degree)
3. Separated
4. Widowed NOTES:
5. Never married -----
6. Partnered, not married {VOL} Built from Y3, Y3a, Y3b.

MISSING CODES: TYPE:


------------- ----
-8. Don't know Numeric
-9. Refused
=============================================================================
REFERENCE: 52. union V083246 Y19. Anyone in HH belong to labor union
--------- =============================================================================
Y2a. (VERSION M marital status)
Y2b. (VERSION N marital status) PRE-ELECTION SURVEY
PreRandom.34. VERSION M or N marital status question
NOTES: -----------------------------------------------------------------
----- Do you or anyone else in this household belong to a labor union?
Built from Y2a and Y2b. -----------------------------------------------------------------

TYPE: VALID CODES:


---- -----------
Numeric 1. Yes
5. No
=============================================================================
51. education V083218x Y3x. SUMMARY: R educational attainment MISSING CODES:
============================================================================= -------------
-8. Don't know
PRE-ELECTION SURVEY -9. Refused
-----------------------------------------------------------------
SUMMARY: TYPE:
R EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT ----
Page 18 of 38

Numeric TYPE:
----
============================================================================= Numeric
53. income V083248x Y21ax. SUMMARY: HOUSEHOLD INCOME
============================================================================= =============================================================================
54. race V083251a Y24a. Race of Respondent- Mention 1
PRE-ELECTION SURVEY =============================================================================

----------------------------------------------------------------- PRE-ELECTION SURVEY


SUMMARY:
HOUSEHOLD INCOME -----------------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------------- What racial or ethnic group or groups best describes you?
-----------------------------------------------------------------
VALID CODES:
----------- INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION:
1. A. None or less than $2,999 -----------------------
2. B. $3,000 -$4,999 {ENTER ALL THAT APPLY}
3. C. $5,000 -$7,499
4. D. $7,500 -$9,999 VALID CODES:
5. E. $10,000 -$10,999 -----------
6. F. $11,000-$12,499 10. Black
7. G. $12,500-$14,999 20. Asian
8. H. $15,000-$16,999 30. Native American
9. J. $17,000-$19,999 40. Hispanic or Latino
10. K. $20,000-$21,999 50. White
11. M. $22,000-$24,999 81. Other: recoded to Black
12. N. $25,000-$29,999 82. Other: recoded to Asian
13. P. $30,000-$34,999 83. Other: recoded to Native American
14. Q. $35,000-$39,999 84. Other: recoded to Hispanic
15. R. $40,000-$44,999 85. Other: recoded to White
16. S. $45,000-$49,999 90. Other: {SPECIFY}
17. T. $50,000-$59,999
18. U. $60,000-$74,999 MISSING CODES:
19. V. $75,000-$89,999 -------------
20. W. $90,000-$99,999 -8. Don't know
21. X. $100,000-$109,999 -9. Refused
22. Y. $110,000-$119,999
23. Z. $120,000-$134,999 REFERENCE:
24. AA. $135,000-$149,999 ---------
25. BB. $150,000 and over HHList.2. (Respondent: race)

MISSING CODES: NOTES:


------------- -----
-8. Don't know 1st mention.
-9. Refused Respondents with mention Other for 1st mention where 1st
mention corresponded to existing categories Black, Asian,
REFERENCE: Native American, Hispanic, or White were recoded to those
--------- categories using parallel codes 81-85.
Y21a. (household income) Several Respondents with an Other 1st mention (Y24a) that
Y21b. (R income) recorded (in a single mention) multiple races corresponding
to categories Black, Asian, Native American, Hispanic, or
NOTES: White have the additional races from the mention coded into
----- Y24b and Y24c categories 81-85.
Built from Y21a and Y21b. .....
Race provided by the informant in the household listing
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(screeener) is found in HHList.2.


MISSING CODES:
TYPE: -------------
---- -2. No Post-election IW
Numeric
REFERENCE:
============================================================================= ---------
55. gender V083311 ZZ11. PRE IWR OBS: R gender C1a. (R vote turnout [OLD])
============================================================================= C1b3. (R vote turnout [NEW])
C1b3a. (If not sure whether voted, did R probably vote [OLD])
PRE-ELECTION INTERVIEWER OBSERVATION
NOTES:
----------------------------------------------------------------- -----
INTERVIEWER: Built from C1a and C1b3/C2b3a.
Is R male or female? Code 1 includes cases coded 1 in C1b3a (probably voted);
----------------------------------------------------------------- code 0 includes cases coded 2 in C1b3a (probably did not vote).
Users may wish to construct a different summary from the
VALID CODES: component questions.
-----------
1. Male TYPE:
2. Female ----
Numeric
MISSING CODES:
------------- =============================================================================
-4. NA (missing) 57. votewho2008 V085044a C6a. For whom did R vote for President
=============================================================================
NOTES:
----- POST-ELECTION SURVEY
Coded by the interviewer after completion of the Pre-election
survey interview. IF R VOTED:
The following 3 cases were miscoded by the interviewer and IF R VOTED FOR PRESIDENT:
have been corrected in this variable:
1) case 426 was incorrectly coded 2 ; correct code is 1 (Male). -----------------------------------------------------------------
2) case 909 was incorrectly coded 1 ; correct code is 2 (Female). Who did you vote for?
3) case 1989 was incorrectly coded 1 ; correct code is 2 (Female). -----------------------------------------------------------------

TYPE: VALID CODES:


---- -----------
Numeric 1. Barack Obama
3. John McCain
============================================================================= 7. Other {SPECIFY}
56. voted2008 V085036x C1x. SUMMARY: R VOTE TURNOUT [OLD and NEW]
============================================================================= MISSING CODES:
-------------
POST-ELECTION SURVEY -1. INAP, 5,-8,-9 in C6; 1,2,3 in C4x1
-2. No Post-election IW
----------------------------------------------------------------- -8. Don't know
SUMMARY: -9. Refused
R VOTE TURNOUT
----------------------------------------------------------------- TYPE:
----
VALID CODES: Numeric
-----------
0. Did not vote in November 2008 =============================================================================
1. Voted in November 2008 58. voteHouse2008 V085049x C7a3x1. SUMMARY: Party of R's vote for House
Page 20 of 38

============================================================================= leaders and other people who are in the news these days.
I'll read the name of a person and I'd like you to rate that
POST-ELECTION SURVEY person using something we call the feeling thermometer.
Ratings between 50 degrees and 100 degrees mean that you feel
IF R VOTED: favorable and warm toward the person. Ratings between 0 degrees
IF R VOTED FOR HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES: and 50 degrees mean that you don't feel favorable
toward the person and that you don't care too much for that
----------------------------------------------------------------- person. You would rate the person at the 50 degree mark if you
SUMMARY: don't feel particularly warm or cold toward the person.
PARTY OF HOUSE VOTE If we come to a person whose name you don't recognize, you
----------------------------------------------------------------- don't need to rate that person. Just tell me and
we'll move on to the next one.
VALID CODES:
----------- =============================================================================
1. Democratic candidate 59. FT_Bush V085063a Dia. Feeling thermometer: President George W. Bush
2. R voted straight Democratic ticket but no House Democratic candidate =============================================================================
3. Republican candidate
4. R voted straight Republican ticket but no House Republican candidate POST-ELECTION SURVEY
5. Independent/3rd party candidate
7. Other candidate {SPECIFY} -----------------------------------------------------------------
8. R selected Republican name from incorrect Ballot Card (see C4x5) Looking at page 3 of the booklet.
9. R selected Democratic name from incorrect Ballot Card (see C4x5) How would you rate:
GEORGE W. BUSH
MISSING CODES: -----------------------------------------------------------------
-------------
-1. INAP, 5,-8,-9 in C7a1; 1,2,3 in C4x1 INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION:
-2. No Post-election IW -----------------------
-4. NA: preload failure and voted in county of IW (3 cases) {PROBE FOR "DON'T KNOW" RESPONSE: when you say don't know
-8. Don't know do you mean that you don't know who the person is or do you
-9. Refused have something else in mind?

REFERENCE: 0-100.
--------- 777 = Don't recognize
C7a2. (REGISTERED IN PRELOAD COUNTY: R's vote for House) 888 = Don't know where to rate}
C7a3. (NOT REGISTERED IN PRELOAD COUNTY: R's vote for House)
C4x5. (SUMMARY: BALLOT CARD USE FOR INCORRECT DISTRICT) MISSING CODES:
-------------
NOTES: -2. No Post-election IW
----- -6. Thermometer: 'don't know who this is'
Built from C7a2 and C7a3. -8. Don't know ('don't know where to rate')
..... -9. Refused
For the cases coded 6 in C7a2, party of vote had been
coded in C7a3 (which otherwise represented House vote NOTES:
outside preload county). -----
On-screen codes 777 and 888 have been recoded to -6 and -8.
TYPE:
---- TYPE:
Numeric ----
Numeric
=============================================================================
=============================================================================
POST-ELECTION SURVEY 60. FT_Obama V085063b D1b. Feeling thermometer: Democratic Presidential
candidate
Please look at page 3 of the booklet. =============================================================================
I'd like to get your feelings toward some of our political
Page 21 of 38

POST-ELECTION SURVEY
INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION:
----------------------------------------------------------------- -----------------------
Looking at page 3 of the booklet. {PROBE FOR "DON'T KNOW" RESPONSE: when you say don't know
How would you rate: do you mean that you don't know who the person is or do you
BARACK OBAMA have something else in mind?
-----------------------------------------------------------------
0-100.
INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION: 777 = Don't recognize
----------------------- 888 = Don't know where to rate}
{PROBE FOR "DON'T KNOW" RESPONSE: when you say don't know
do you mean that you don't know who the person is or do you MISSING CODES:
have something else in mind? -------------
-2. No Post-election IW
0-100. -6. Thermometer: 'don't know who this is'
777 = Don't recognize -8. Don't know ('don't know where to rate')
888 = Don't know where to rate} -9. Refused

MISSING CODES: REFERENCE:


------------- ---------
-2. No Post-election IW PostRandom.3. (Order Presidential candidate thermometers)
-6. Thermometer: 'don't know who this is'
-8. Don't know ('don't know where to rate') NOTES:
-9. Refused -----
On-screen codes 777 and 888 have been recoded to -6 and -8.
REFERENCE: .....
--------- Respondents were randomly assigned to be administered either
PostRandom.3. (Order Presidential candidate thermometers) the Democratic Presidential candidate thermometer (D1b1)
or the Republican Presidential candidate thermometer (D1b2)
NOTES: first (after the thermometer for President [D1a], as
----- documented in PostRandom.3.).
On-screen codes 777 and 888 have been recoded to -6 and -8.
..... TYPE:
Respondents were randomly assigned to be administered either ----
the Democratic Presidential candidate thermometer (D1b1) Numeric
or the Republican Presidential candidate thermometer (D1b2)
first (after the thermometer for President [D1a], as =============================================================================
documented in PostRandom.3.). 62. FT_Palin V085063u D1u. Feeling thermometer: SARAH PALIN
=============================================================================
TYPE:
---- POST-ELECTION SURVEY
Numeric
-----------------------------------------------------------------
============================================================================= Looking at page 3 of the booklet.
61. FT_McCain V085063c D1c. Feeling thermometer: Republican Presidential How would you rate:
candidate SARAH PALIN
============================================================================= -----------------------------------------------------------------

POST-ELECTION SURVEY INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION:


-----------------------
----------------------------------------------------------------- {PROBE FOR "DON'T KNOW" RESPONSE: when you say don't know
Looking at page 3 of the booklet. do you mean that you don't know who the person is or do you
How would you rate: have something else in mind?
JOHN MCCAIN
----------------------------------------------------------------- 0-100.
Page 22 of 38

777 = Don't recognize REFERENCE:


888 = Don't know where to rate} ---------
PostRandom.4s. (Order HILLARY CLINTON thermometer)
MISSING CODES:
------------- NOTES:
-2. No Post-election IW -----
-6. Thermometer: 'don't know who this is' On-screen codes 777 and 888 have been recoded to -6 and -8.
-8. Don't know ('don't know where to rate') .....
-9. Refused Respondents were administered political name thermometers
D1d-D1v in random order, as documented in PostRandom.4a-
REFERENCE: PostRandom.4s.
---------
PostRandom.4r. (Order SARAH PALIN thermometer) TYPE:
----
NOTES: Numeric
-----
On-screen codes 777 and 888 have been recoded to -6 and -8. =============================================================================
..... D2.
Respondents were administered political name thermometers =============================================================================
D1d-D1v in random order, as documented in PostRandom.4a-
PostRandom.4s. POST-ELECTION SURVEY

TYPE: Still using the thermometer, how would you rate the following
---- groups:
Numeric
=============================================================================
============================================================================= 64. FT_hispanics V085064a D2a. Feeling thermometer: HISPANICS
63. FT_Hillary V085063v D1v. Feeling thermometer: HILLARY CLINTON =============================================================================
=============================================================================
POST-ELECTION SURVEY
POST-ELECTION SURVEY
-----------------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------------- Looking at page 3 of the booklet.
Looking at page 3 of the booklet. How would you rate:
How would you rate: HISPANICS
HILLARY CLINTON -----------------------------------------------------------------
-----------------------------------------------------------------
INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION:
INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION: -----------------------
----------------------- {PROBE FOR "DON'T KNOW" RESPONSE: when you say don't know
{PROBE FOR "DON'T KNOW" RESPONSE: when you say don't know do you mean that you don't know who this is or do you
do you mean that you don't know who the person is or do you have something else in mind?
have something else in mind?
0-100.
0-100. 777 = Don't recognize
777 = Don't recognize 888 = Don't know where to rate}
888 = Don't know where to rate}
MISSING CODES:
MISSING CODES: -------------
------------- -2. No Post-election IW
-2. No Post-election IW -6. Thermometer: 'don't know who this is'
-6. Thermometer: 'don't know who this is' -8. Don't know ('don't know where to rate')
-8. Don't know ('don't know where to rate') -9. Refused
-9. Refused
REFERENCE:
Page 23 of 38

--------- TYPE:
PostRandom.5a. (Order HISPANICS thermometer) ----
Numeric
NOTES:
----- =============================================================================
On-screen codes 777 and 888 have been recoded to -6 and -8. 66. FT_Catholics V085064c D2c. Feeling thermometer: CATHOLICS
..... =============================================================================
Respondents were administered group thermometers D2a-D3h
in random order, as documented in PostRandom.5a-PostRandom.6h. POST-ELECTION SURVEY

TYPE: -----------------------------------------------------------------
---- Looking at page 3 of the booklet.
Numeric How would you rate:
CATHOLICS
============================================================================= -----------------------------------------------------------------
65. FT_fundamentalists V085064b D2b. Feeling thermometer: CHRISTIAN
FUNDAMENTALISTS INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION:
============================================================================= -----------------------
{PROBE FOR "DON'T KNOW" RESPONSE: when you say don't know
POST-ELECTION SURVEY do you mean that you don't know who this is or do you
have something else in mind?
-----------------------------------------------------------------
Looking at page 3 of the booklet. 0-100.
How would you rate: 777 = Don't recognize
CHRISTIAN FUNDAMENTALISTS 888 = Don't know where to rate}
-----------------------------------------------------------------
MISSING CODES:
INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION: -------------
----------------------- -2. No Post-election IW
{PROBE FOR "DON'T KNOW" RESPONSE: when you say don't know -6. Thermometer: 'don't know who this is'
do you mean that you don't know who this is or do you -8. Don't know ('don't know where to rate')
have something else in mind? -9. Refused

0-100. REFERENCE:
777 = Don't recognize ---------
888 = Don't know where to rate} PostRandom.5c. (Order CATHOLICS thermometer)

MISSING CODES: NOTES:


------------- -----
-2. No Post-election IW On-screen codes 777 and 888 have been recoded to -6 and -8.
-6. Thermometer: 'don't know who this is' .....
-8. Don't know ('don't know where to rate') Respondents were administered group thermometers D2a-D3h
-9. Refused in random order, as documented in PostRandom.5a-PostRandom.6h.

REFERENCE: TYPE:
--------- ----
PostRandom.5b. (Order CHRISTIAN FUNDAMENTALISTS thermometer) Numeric

NOTES: =============================================================================
----- 67. FT_feminists V085064d D2d. Feeling thermometer: FEMINISTS
On-screen codes 777 and 888 have been recoded to -6 and -8. =============================================================================
.....
Respondents were administered group thermometers D2a-D3h POST-ELECTION SURVEY
in random order, as documented in PostRandom.5a-PostRandom.6h.
-----------------------------------------------------------------
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Looking at page 3 of the booklet. 0-100.


How would you rate: 777 = Don't recognize
FEMINISTS 888 = Don't know where to rate}
-----------------------------------------------------------------
MISSING CODES:
INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION: -------------
----------------------- -2. No Post-election IW
{PROBE FOR "DON'T KNOW" RESPONSE: when you say don't know -6. Thermometer: 'don't know who this is'
do you mean that you don't know who this is or do you -8. Don't know ('don't know where to rate')
have something else in mind? -9. Refused

0-100. REFERENCE:
777 = Don't recognize ---------
888 = Don't know where to rate} PostRandom.5e. (Order FEDERAL GOVERNMENT thermometer)

MISSING CODES: NOTES:


------------- -----
-2. No Post-election IW On-screen codes 777 and 888 have been recoded to -6 and -8.
-6. Thermometer: 'don't know who this is' .....
-8. Don't know ('don't know where to rate') Respondents were administered group thermometers D2a-D3h
-9. Refused in random order, as documented in PostRandom.5a-PostRandom.6h.

REFERENCE: TYPE:
--------- ----
PostRandom.5d. (Order FEMINISTS thermometer) Numeric

NOTES: =============================================================================
----- 69. FT_jews V085064f D2f. Feeling thermometer: JEWS
On-screen codes 777 and 888 have been recoded to -6 and -8. =============================================================================
.....
Respondents were administered group thermometers D2a-D3h POST-ELECTION SURVEY
in random order, as documented in PostRandom.5a-PostRandom.6h.
-----------------------------------------------------------------
TYPE: Looking at page 3 of the booklet.
---- How would you rate:
Numeric JEWS
-----------------------------------------------------------------
=============================================================================
68. FT_fedgovt V085064e D2e. Feeling thermometer: FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IN INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION:
WASHINGTON -----------------------
============================================================================= {PROBE FOR "DON'T KNOW" RESPONSE: when you say don't know
do you mean that you don't know who this is or do you
POST-ELECTION SURVEY have something else in mind?

----------------------------------------------------------------- 0-100.
Looking at page 3 of the booklet. 777 = Don't recognize
How would you rate: 888 = Don't know where to rate}
THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IN WASHINGTON
----------------------------------------------------------------- MISSING CODES:
INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION: -------------
----------------------- -2. No Post-election IW
{PROBE FOR "DON'T KNOW" RESPONSE: when you say don't know -6. Thermometer: 'don't know who this is'
do you mean that you don't know who this is or do you -8. Don't know ('don't know where to rate')
have something else in mind? -9. Refused
Page 25 of 38

REFERENCE: TYPE:
--------- ----
PostRandom.5f. (Order JEWS thermometer) Numeric

NOTES: =============================================================================
----- 71. FT_unions V085064j D2j. Feeling thermometer: LABOR UNIONS
On-screen codes 777 and 888 have been recoded to -6 and -8. =============================================================================
.....
Respondents were administered group thermometers D2a-D3h POST-ELECTION SURVEY
in random order, as documented in PostRandom.5a-PostRandom.6h.
-----------------------------------------------------------------
TYPE: Looking at page 3 of the booklet.
---- How would you rate:
Numeric LABOR UNIONS
-----------------------------------------------------------------
=============================================================================
70. FT_liberals V085064g D2g. Feeling thermometer: LIBERALS INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION:
============================================================================= -----------------------
{PROBE FOR "DON'T KNOW" RESPONSE: when you say don't know
POST-ELECTION SURVEY do you mean that you don't know who this is or do you
have something else in mind?
-----------------------------------------------------------------
Looking at page 3 of the booklet. 0-100.
How would you rate: 777 = Don't recognize
LIBERALS 888 = Don't know where to rate}
-----------------------------------------------------------------
MISSING CODES:
INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION: -------------
----------------------- -2. No Post-election IW
{PROBE FOR "DON'T KNOW" RESPONSE: when you say don't know -6. Thermometer: 'don't know who this is'
do you mean that you don't know who this is or do you -8. Don't know ('don't know where to rate')
have something else in mind? -9. Refused

0-100. REFERENCE:
777 = Don't recognize ---------
888 = Don't know where to rate} PostRandom.5j. (Order LABOR UNIONS thermometer)

MISSING CODES: NOTES:


------------- -----
-2. No Post-election IW On-screen codes 777 and 888 have been recoded to -6 and -8.
-6. Thermometer: 'don't know who this is' .....
-8. Don't know ('don't know where to rate') Respondents were administered group thermometers D2a-D3h
-9. Refused in random order, as documented in PostRandom.5a-PostRandom.6h.

REFERENCE: TYPE:
--------- ----
PostRandom.5g. (Order LIBERALS thermometer) Numeric

NOTES: =============================================================================
----- 72. FT_poor V085064k D2k. Feeling thermometer: POOR PEOPLE
On-screen codes 777 and 888 have been recoded to -6 and -8. =============================================================================
.....
Respondents were administered group thermometers D2a-D3h POST-ELECTION SURVEY
in random order, as documented in PostRandom.5a-PostRandom.6h.
-----------------------------------------------------------------
Page 26 of 38

Looking at page 3 of the booklet. 0-100.


How would you rate: 777 = Don't recognize
POOR PEOPLE 888 = Don't know where to rate}
-----------------------------------------------------------------
MISSING CODES:
INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION: -------------
----------------------- -2. No Post-election IW
{PROBE FOR "DON'T KNOW" RESPONSE: when you say don't know -6. Thermometer: 'don't know who this is'
do you mean that you don't know who this is or do you -8. Don't know ('don't know where to rate')
have something else in mind? -9. Refused

0-100. REFERENCE:
777 = Don't recognize ---------
888 = Don't know where to rate} PostRandom.5m. (Order MILITARY thermometer)

MISSING CODES: NOTES:


------------- -----
-2. No Post-election IW On-screen codes 777 and 888 have been recoded to -6 and -8.
-6. Thermometer: 'don't know who this is' .....
-8. Don't know ('don't know where to rate') Respondents were administered group thermometers D2a-D3h
-9. Refused in random order, as documented in PostRandom.5a-PostRandom.6h.

REFERENCE: TYPE:
--------- ----
PostRandom.5k. (Order POOR PEOPLE thermometer) Numeric

NOTES: =============================================================================
----- 74. FT_business V085064n D2n. Feeling thermometer: BIG BUSINESS
On-screen codes 777 and 888 have been recoded to -6 and -8. =============================================================================
.....
Respondents were administered group thermometers D2a-D3h POST-ELECTION SURVEY
in random order, as documented in PostRandom.5a-PostRandom.6h.
-----------------------------------------------------------------
TYPE: Looking at page 3 of the booklet.
---- How would you rate:
Numeric BIG BUSINESS
-----------------------------------------------------------------
=============================================================================
73. FT_military V085064m D2m. Feeling thermometer: THE MILITARY INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION:
============================================================================= -----------------------
{PROBE FOR "DON'T KNOW" RESPONSE: when you say don't know
POST-ELECTION SURVEY do you mean that you don't know who this is or do you
have something else in mind?
-----------------------------------------------------------------
Looking at page 3 of the booklet. 0-100.
How would you rate: 777 = Don't recognize
THE MILITARY 888 = Don't know where to rate}
-----------------------------------------------------------------
MISSING CODES:
INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION: -------------
----------------------- -2. No Post-election IW
{PROBE FOR "DON'T KNOW" RESPONSE: when you say don't know -6. Thermometer: 'don't know who this is'
do you mean that you don't know who this is or do you -8. Don't know ('don't know where to rate')
have something else in mind? -9. Refused
Page 27 of 38

REFERENCE: TYPE:
--------- ----
PostRandom.5n. (Order BIG BUSINESS thermometer) Numeric

NOTES: =============================================================================
----- 76. FT_conservatives V085064q D2q. Feeling thermometer: CONSERVATIVES
On-screen codes 777 and 888 have been recoded to -6 and -8. =============================================================================
.....
Respondents were administered group thermometers D2a-D3h POST-ELECTION SURVEY
in random order, as documented in PostRandom.5a-PostRandom.6h.
-----------------------------------------------------------------
TYPE: Looking at page 3 of the booklet.
---- How would you rate:
Numeric CONSERVATIVES
-----------------------------------------------------------------
=============================================================================
75. FT_welfare V085064p D2p. Feeling thermometer: PEOPLE ON WELFARE INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION:
============================================================================= -----------------------
{PROBE FOR "DON'T KNOW" RESPONSE: when you say don't know
POST-ELECTION SURVEY do you mean that you don't know who this is or do you
have something else in mind?
-----------------------------------------------------------------
Looking at page 3 of the booklet. 0-100.
How would you rate: 777 = Don't recognize
PEOPLE ON WELFARE 888 = Don't know where to rate}
-----------------------------------------------------------------
MISSING CODES:
INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION: -------------
----------------------- -2. No Post-election IW
{PROBE FOR "DON'T KNOW" RESPONSE: when you say don't know -6. Thermometer: 'don't know who this is'
do you mean that you don't know who this is or do you -8. Don't know ('don't know where to rate')
have something else in mind? -9. Refused

0-100. REFERENCE:
777 = Don't recognize ---------
888 = Don't know where to rate} PostRandom.5q. (Order CONSERVATIVES thermometer)

MISSING CODES: NOTES:


------------- -----
-2. No Post-election IW On-screen codes 777 and 888 have been recoded to -6 and -8.
-6. Thermometer: 'don't know who this is' .....
-8. Don't know ('don't know where to rate') Respondents were administered group thermometers D2a-D3h
-9. Refused in random order, as documented in PostRandom.5a-PostRandom.6h.

REFERENCE: TYPE:
--------- ----
PostRandom.5p. (Order PEOPLE ON WELFARE thermometer) Numeric

NOTES: =============================================================================
----- 77. FT_environmentalists V085064s D2s. Feeling thermometer:
On-screen codes 777 and 888 have been recoded to -6 and -8. ENVIRONMENTALISTS
..... =============================================================================
Respondents were administered group thermometers D2a-D3h
in random order, as documented in PostRandom.5a-PostRandom.6h. POST-ELECTION SURVEY
Page 28 of 38

-----------------------------------------------------------------
Looking at page 3 of the booklet. 0-100.
How would you rate: 777 = Don't recognize
ENVIRONMENTALISTS 888 = Don't know where to rate}
-----------------------------------------------------------------
MISSING CODES:
INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION: -------------
----------------------- -2. No Post-election IW
{PROBE FOR "DON'T KNOW" RESPONSE: when you say don't know -6. Thermometer: 'don't know who this is'
do you mean that you don't know who this is or do you -8. Don't know ('don't know where to rate')
have something else in mind? -9. Refused

0-100. REFERENCE:
777 = Don't recognize ---------
888 = Don't know where to rate} PostRandom.5u. (Order GAYS AND LESBIANS thermometer)

MISSING CODES: NOTES:


------------- -----
-2. No Post-election IW On-screen codes 777 and 888 have been recoded to -6 and -8.
-6. Thermometer: 'don't know who this is' .....
-8. Don't know ('don't know where to rate') Respondents were administered group thermometers D2a-D3h
-9. Refused in random order, as documented in PostRandom.5a-PostRandom.6h.

REFERENCE: TYPE:
--------- ----
PostRandom.5s. (Order ENVIRONMENTALISTS thermometer) Numeric

NOTES: =============================================================================
----- 79. FT_asians V085064v D2v. Feeling thermometer: ASIAN-AMERICANS
On-screen codes 777 and 888 have been recoded to -6 and -8. =============================================================================
.....
Respondents were administered group thermometers D2a-D3h POST-ELECTION SURVEY
in random order, as documented in PostRandom.5a-PostRandom.6h.
-----------------------------------------------------------------
TYPE: Looking at page 3 of the booklet.
---- How would you rate:
Numeric ASIAN-AMERICANS
-----------------------------------------------------------------
=============================================================================
78. FT_gays V085064u D2u. Feeling thermometer: GAY MEN AND LESBIANS INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION:
(HOMOSEXUALS) -----------------------
============================================================================= {PROBE FOR "DON'T KNOW" RESPONSE: when you say don't know
do you mean that you don't know who this is or do you
POST-ELECTION SURVEY have something else in mind?

----------------------------------------------------------------- 0-100.
Looking at page 3 of the booklet. 777 = Don't recognize
How would you rate: 888 = Don't know where to rate}
GAY MEN AND LESBIANS (THAT IS, HOMOSEXUALS)
----------------------------------------------------------------- MISSING CODES:
INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION: -------------
----------------------- -2. No Post-election IW
{PROBE FOR "DON'T KNOW" RESPONSE: when you say don't know -6. Thermometer: 'don't know who this is'
do you mean that you don't know who this is or do you -8. Don't know ('don't know where to rate')
have something else in mind? -9. Refused
Page 29 of 38

REFERENCE: TYPE:
--------- ----
PostRandom.5v. (Order ASIAN-AMERICANS thermometer) Numeric

NOTES: =============================================================================
----- 81. FT_blacks V085064y D2y. Feeling thermometer: BLACKS
On-screen codes 777 and 888 have been recoded to -6 and -8. =============================================================================
.....
Respondents were administered group thermometers D2a-D3h POST-ELECTION SURVEY
in random order, as documented in PostRandom.5a-PostRandom.6h.
-----------------------------------------------------------------
TYPE: Looking at page 3 of the booklet.
---- How would you rate:
Numeric BLACKS
-----------------------------------------------------------------
=============================================================================
80. FT_congress V085064w D2w. Feeling thermometer: CONGRESS INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION:
============================================================================= -----------------------
{PROBE FOR "DON'T KNOW" RESPONSE: when you say don't know
POST-ELECTION SURVEY do you mean that you don't know who this is or do you
have something else in mind?
-----------------------------------------------------------------
Looking at page 3 of the booklet. 0-100.
How would you rate: 777 = Don't recognize
CONGRESS 888 = Don't know where to rate}
-----------------------------------------------------------------
MISSING CODES:
INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION: -------------
----------------------- -2. No Post-election IW
{PROBE FOR "DON'T KNOW" RESPONSE: when you say don't know -6. Thermometer: 'don't know who this is'
do you mean that you don't know who this is or do you -8. Don't know ('don't know where to rate')
have something else in mind? -9. Refused

0-100. REFERENCE:
777 = Don't recognize ---------
888 = Don't know where to rate} PostRandom.5y. (Order BLACKS thermometer)

MISSING CODES: NOTES:


------------- -----
-2. No Post-election IW On-screen codes 777 and 888 have been recoded to -6 and -8.
-6. Thermometer: 'don't know who this is' .....
-8. Don't know ('don't know where to rate') Respondents were administered group thermometers D2a-D3h
-9. Refused in random order, as documented in PostRandom.5a-PostRandom.6h.

REFERENCE: TYPE:
--------- ----
PostRandom.5w. (Order CONGRESS thermometer) Numeric

NOTES: =============================================================================
----- 82. FT_southerners V085064z D2z. Feeling thermometer: SOUTHERNERS
On-screen codes 777 and 888 have been recoded to -6 and -8. =============================================================================
.....
Respondents were administered group thermometers D2a-D3h POST-ELECTION SURVEY
in random order, as documented in PostRandom.5a-PostRandom.6h.
Page 30 of 38

-----------------------------------------------------------------
Looking at page 3 of the booklet. 0-100.
How would you rate: 777 = Don't recognize
SOUTHERNERS 888 = Don't know where to rate}
-----------------------------------------------------------------
MISSING CODES:
INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION: -------------
----------------------- -2. No Post-election IW
{PROBE FOR "DON'T KNOW" RESPONSE: when you say don't know -6. Thermometer: 'don't know who this is'
do you mean that you don't know who this is or do you -8. Don't know ('don't know where to rate')
have something else in mind? -9. Refused

0-100. REFERENCE:
777 = Don't recognize ---------
888 = Don't know where to rate} PostRandom.6a. (Order ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS thermometer)

MISSING CODES: NOTES:


------------- -----
-2. No Post-election IW On-screen codes 777 and 888 have been recoded to -6 and -8.
-6. Thermometer: 'don't know who this is' .....
-8. Don't know ('don't know where to rate') Respondents were administered group thermometers D2a-D3h
-9. Refused in random order, as documented in PostRandom.5a-PostRandom.6h.

REFERENCE: TYPE:
--------- ----
PostRandom.5z. (Order SOUTHERNERS thermometer) Numeric

NOTES: =============================================================================
----- 84. FT_rich V085065b D3b. Feeling thermometer: RICH PEOPLE
On-screen codes 777 and 888 have been recoded to -6 and -8. =============================================================================
.....
Respondents were administered group thermometers D2a-D3h POST-ELECTION SURVEY
in random order, as documented in PostRandom.5a-PostRandom.6h.
-----------------------------------------------------------------
TYPE: Looking at page 3 of the booklet.
---- How would you rate:
Numeric RICH PEOPLE
-----------------------------------------------------------------
=============================================================================
83. FT_immigrants V085065a D3a. Feeling thermometer: ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION:
============================================================================= -----------------------
{PROBE FOR "DON'T KNOW" RESPONSE: when you say don't know
POST-ELECTION SURVEY do you mean that you don't know who this is or do you
have something else in mind?
-----------------------------------------------------------------
Looking at page 3 of the booklet. 0-100.
How would you rate: 777 = Don't recognize
ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS 888 = Don't know where to rate}
-----------------------------------------------------------------
MISSING CODES:
INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION: -------------
----------------------- -2. No Post-election IW
{PROBE FOR "DON'T KNOW" RESPONSE: when you say don't know -6. Thermometer: 'don't know who this is'
do you mean that you don't know who this is or do you -8. Don't know ('don't know where to rate')
have something else in mind? -9. Refused
Page 31 of 38

REFERENCE: TYPE:
--------- ----
PostRandom.6b. (Order RICH PEOPLE thermometer) Numeric

NOTES: =============================================================================
----- 86. FT_muslims V085065e D3e. Feeling thermometer: MUSLIMS
On-screen codes 777 and 888 have been recoded to -6 and -8. =============================================================================
.....
Respondents were administered group thermometers D2a-D3h POST-ELECTION SURVEY
in random order, as documented in PostRandom.5a-PostRandom.6h.
-----------------------------------------------------------------
TYPE: Looking at page 3 of the booklet.
---- How would you rate:
Numeric MUSLIMS
-----------------------------------------------------------------
=============================================================================
85. FT_whites V085065c D3c. Feeling thermometer: WHITES INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION:
============================================================================= -----------------------
{PROBE FOR "DON'T KNOW" RESPONSE: when you say don't know
POST-ELECTION SURVEY do you mean that you don't know who this is or do you
have something else in mind?
-----------------------------------------------------------------
Looking at page 3 of the booklet. 0-100.
How would you rate: 777 = Don't recognize
WHITES 888 = Don't know where to rate}
-----------------------------------------------------------------
MISSING CODES:
INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION: -------------
----------------------- -2. No Post-election IW
{PROBE FOR "DON'T KNOW" RESPONSE: when you say don't know -6. Thermometer: 'don't know who this is'
do you mean that you don't know who this is or do you -8. Don't know ('don't know where to rate')
have something else in mind? -9. Refused

0-100. REFERENCE:
777 = Don't recognize ---------
888 = Don't know where to rate} PostRandom.6e. (Order MUSLIMS thermometer)

MISSING CODES: NOTES:


------------- -----
-2. No Post-election IW On-screen codes 777 and 888 have been recoded to -6 and -8.
-6. Thermometer: 'don't know who this is' .....
-8. Don't know ('don't know where to rate') Respondents were administered group thermometers D2a-D3h
-9. Refused in random order, as documented in PostRandom.5a-PostRandom.6h.

REFERENCE: TYPE:
--------- ----
PostRandom.6c. (Order WHITES thermometer) Numeric

NOTES: =============================================================================
----- 87. FT_christians V085065g D3g. Feeling thermometer: CHRISTIANS
On-screen codes 777 and 888 have been recoded to -6 and -8. =============================================================================
.....
Respondents were administered group thermometers D2a-D3h POST-ELECTION SURVEY
in random order, as documented in PostRandom.5a-PostRandom.6h.
Page 32 of 38

-----------------------------------------------------------------
Looking at page 3 of the booklet. 0-100.
How would you rate: 777 = Don't recognize
CHRISTIANS 888 = Don't know where to rate}
-----------------------------------------------------------------
MISSING CODES:
INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION: -------------
----------------------- -2. No Post-election IW
{PROBE FOR "DON'T KNOW" RESPONSE: when you say don't know -6. Thermometer: 'don't know who this is'
do you mean that you don't know who this is or do you -8. Don't know ('don't know where to rate')
have something else in mind? -9. Refused

0-100. REFERENCE:
777 = Don't recognize ---------
888 = Don't know where to rate} PostRandom.6h. (Order ATHEISTS thermometer)

MISSING CODES: NOTES:


------------- -----
-2. No Post-election IW On-screen codes 777 and 888 have been recoded to -6 and -8.
-6. Thermometer: 'don't know who this is' .....
-8. Don't know ('don't know where to rate') Respondents were administered group thermometers D2a-D3h
-9. Refused in random order, as documented in PostRandom.5a-PostRandom.6h.

REFERENCE: TYPE:
--------- ----
PostRandom.6g. (Order CHRISTIANS thermometer) Numeric

NOTES: =============================================================================
----- 89. knowhousemaj V085066 E1a. Know party with most members in House
On-screen codes 777 and 888 have been recoded to -6 and -8. before election
..... =============================================================================
Respondents were administered group thermometers D2a-D3h
in random order, as documented in PostRandom.5a-PostRandom.6h. POST-ELECTION SURVEY

TYPE: -----------------------------------------------------------------
---- Not looking at the booklet now.
Numeric Do you happen to know which party had the most members
in the House of Representatives in Washington
============================================================================= BEFORE the election (this/last) month?
88. FT_atheists V085065h D3h. Feeling thermometer: ATHEISTS -----------------------------------------------------------------
=============================================================================
INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION:
POST-ELECTION SURVEY -----------------------
{PROBE FOR "DON'T KNOW" RESPONSE: when you say don't know
----------------------------------------------------------------- do you mean that you don't know who the person is or do you
Looking at page 3 of the booklet. have something else in mind?
How would you rate:
ATHEISTS 0-100.
----------------------------------------------------------------- 777 = Don't recognize
888 = Don't know where to rate}
INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION:
----------------------- VALID CODES:
{PROBE FOR "DON'T KNOW" RESPONSE: when you say don't know -----------
do you mean that you don't know who this is or do you 1. Democrats
have something else in mind? 5. Republicans
Page 33 of 38

MISSING CODES: VALID CODES:


------------- -----------
-2. No Post-election IW 1. Favor
-8. Don't know 5. Oppose
-9. Refused 7. Neither favor nor oppose

TYPE: MISSING CODES:


---- -------------
Numeric -2. No Post-election IW
-8. Don't know
============================================================================= -9. Refused
90. knowsenatemaj V085067 E1b. Know party with most members in Senate
before election TYPE:
============================================================================= ----
Numeric
POST-ELECTION SURVEY
=============================================================================
----------------------------------------------------------------- 92. cutdeficit_military V085076 E6c. Favor or oppose cut deficit by
Do you happen to know which party had the most members less military spending
in the U.S. Senate BEFORE the election (this/last) =============================================================================
month?
----------------------------------------------------------------- POST-ELECTION SURVEY

INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION: -----------------------------------------------------------------


----------------------- Would you FAVOR, OPPOSE, or NEITHER FAVOR NOR OPPOSE
{IF NECESSARY: WHICH ONE? lowering the budget deficit by spending less on the
DON'T PROBE DK} military?
-----------------------------------------------------------------
VALID CODES:
----------- VALID CODES:
1. Democrats -----------
5. Republicans 1. Favor
5. Oppose
MISSING CODES: 7. Neither favor nor oppose
-------------
-2. No Post-election IW MISSING CODES:
-8. Don't know -------------
-9. Refused -2. No Post-election IW
-8. Don't know
TYPE: -9. Refused
----
Numeric TYPE:
----
============================================================================= Numeric
91. cutdeficit_taxes V085075 E6b. Favor or oppose cut budget defict by
raising taxes =============================================================================
============================================================================= 93. cutdeficit_other V085077 E6d. Favor or oppose cut deficit by cutting
other programs
POST-ELECTION SURVEY =============================================================================

----------------------------------------------------------------- POST-ELECTION SURVEY


Would you FAVOR, OPPOSE, or NEITHER FAVOR NOR OPPOSE
lowering the budget deficit by raising taxes? -----------------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------------- Would you FAVOR, OPPOSE, or NEITHER FAVOR NOR OPPOSE
Page 34 of 38

lowering the budget deficit by spending less on other =============================================================================


U.S. government activities besides the military?
----------------------------------------------------------------- POST-ELECTION SURVEY

VALID CODES: -----------------------------------------------------------------


----------- ONE, the less government, the better; OR
1. Favor TWO, there are more things that government should be doing?
5. Oppose -----------------------------------------------------------------
7. Neither favor nor oppose
INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION:
MISSING CODES: -----------------------
------------- {IF NECESSARY, PROBE "WHICH IS CLOSER"}
-2. No Post-election IW
-8. Don't know VALID CODES:
-9. Refused -----------
1. The less government the better
TYPE: 2. More things government should be doing
----
Numeric MISSING CODES:
-------------
============================================================================= -2. No Post-election IW
94. govtorfreemarket V085106 H3b. Need strong govt for complex problems OR -8. Don't know
free market -9. Refused
=============================================================================
TYPE:
POST-ELECTION SURVEY ----
Numeric
-----------------------------------------------------------------
ONE, we need a strong government to handle today's complex =============================================================================
economic problems; OR 96. womandem_foreign V085112a H7a1. Better in foreign affairs: Dem man or
TWO, the free market can handle these problems without government woman in House
being involved. =============================================================================
-----------------------------------------------------------------
POST-ELECTION SURVEY
INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION:
----------------------- -----------------------------------------------------------------
{IF NECESSARY, PROBE "WHICH IS CLOSER"} Who would do a better job in the U.S. Congress
HANDLING FOREIGN AFFAIRS - a Democrat who is a man,
VALID CODES: a Democrat who is a woman, or would they do an equally
----------- good or bad job?
1. Need a strong gov't to handle complex economic problems -----------------------------------------------------------------
2. Free market can handle without gov't involvement
VALID CODES:
MISSING CODES: -----------
------------- 1. A Democrat who is a man would do better job
-2. No Post-election IW 5. A Democrat who is a woman would do better job
-8. Don't know 7. They would do an equally good job
-9. Refused
MISSING CODES:
TYPE: -------------
---- -2. No Post-election IW
Numeric -8. Don't know
============================================================================= -9. Refused
95. govtlessormore V085107 H3c. Less govt better OR more that govt
should be doing TYPE:
Page 35 of 38

---- -8. Don't know


Numeric -9. Refused

============================================================================= TYPE:
97. womandem_edu V085112b H7a2. Better handle education: Dem man or ----
woman in House Numeric
=============================================================================
=============================================================================
POST-ELECTION SURVEY 99. womanrep_edu V085113b H7b2. Better handle education: Repub man or
woman in House
----------------------------------------------------------------- =============================================================================
Who would do a better job in the U.S. Congress
HANDLING EDUCATION - a Democrat who is a man, a POST-ELECTION SURVEY
Democrat who is a woman, or would they do an equally
good or bad job? -----------------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------------- Who would do a better job in the U.S. Congress
HANDLING EDUCATION - a Republican who is a man, a
VALID CODES: Republican who is a woman, or would they do an equally
----------- good or bad job?
1. A Democrat who is a man would do better job -----------------------------------------------------------------
5. A Democrat who is a woman would do better job
7. They would do an equally good job VALID CODES:
-----------
MISSING CODES: 1. A Republican who is a man would do better job
------------- 5. A Republican who is a woman would do better job
-2. No Post-election IW 7. They would do an equally good job
-8. Don't know
-9. Refused MISSING CODES:
TYPE: -------------
---- -2. No Post-election IW
Numeric -8. Don't know
-9. Refused
============================================================================= TYPE:
98. womanrep_foreign V085113a H7b1. Better in foreign affairs: Repub man ----
or woman in House Numeric
=============================================================================
=============================================================================
POST-ELECTION SURVEY 100. blackinfluence V085114 H8. How much influence do blacks have in U.S.
politics
----------------------------------------------------------------- =============================================================================
Who would do a better job in the U.S. Congress
HANDLING FOREIGN AFFAIRS - a Republican who is a man, POST-ELECTION SURVEY
a Republican who is a woman, or would they do an
equally good or bad job? -----------------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------------- Would you say that blacks have TOO MUCH INFLUENCE in
American politics, JUST ABOUT THE RIGHT AMOUNT of
VALID CODES: influence in American politics, or TOO LITTLE influence
----------- in American politics
1. A Republican who is a man would do better job -----------------------------------------------------------------
5. A Republican who is a woman would do better job
7. They would do an equally good job VALID CODES:
-----------
MISSING CODES: 1. Too much influence
------------- 3. Just about the right amount of influence
-2. No Post-election IW 5. Too little influence
Page 36 of 38

-----------
MISSING CODES: 1. Democrats
------------- 5. Republicans
-2. No Post-election IW
-8. Don't know MISSING CODES:
-9. Refused -------------
-1. INAP, 5,-8,-9 in J2
TYPE: -2. No Post-election IW
---- -8. Don't know
Numeric -9. Refused

============================================================================= TYPE:
101. womanpresident V085117 H10. Hope the U.S. has a woman present in R's ----
lifetime Numeric
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POST-ELECTION SURVEY 103. womendiscrim V085137 K2b. Do women miss out on jobs because of
discrimination
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Do you personally hope that the United States has a woman
President in your lifetime, do you hope the United States does POST-ELECTION SURVEY
not have a woman President in your lifetime, or do you not hope
either way? -----------------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------------- (Still looking at page 7 of the booklet)
'Women often miss out on good jobs because of discrimination'.
VALID CODES: (Do you AGREE STRONGLY, AGREE SOMEWHAT, NEITHER AGREE NORDISAGREE,
----------- DISAGREE SOMEWHAT, or DISAGREE STRONGLY with this statement?)
1. Hope the U.S. has a woman President -----------------------------------------------------------------
3. Hope the U.S. does not have a woman President
5. Do not hope either way VALID CODES:
-----------
MISSING CODES: 1. Agree strongly
------------- 2. Agree Somewhat
-2. No Post-election IW 3. Neither agree nor disagree
-8. Don't know 4. Disagree Somewhat
-9. Refused 5. Disagree strongly

TYPE: MISSING CODES:


---- -------------
Numeric -2. No Post-election IW
-8. Don't know
============================================================================= -9. Refused
102. knowconservativepty V085119a J2a. Which is the party that is more
conservative TYPE:
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Numeric
POST-ELECTION SURVEY
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IF R SAYS THAT ONE OF THE MAJOR PARTIES IS MORE CONSERVATIVE: 104. womenharass V085138 K2c. Do women's harassment complaints cause
more trouble
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Which party is more conservative?
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VALID CODES: -----------------------------------------------------------------


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(Still looking at page 7 of the booklet) TYPE:


'Women who complain about harassment cause more problems than they solve' ----
(Do you AGREE STRONGLY, AGREE SOMEWHAT, NEITHER AGREE NORDISAGREE, Numeric
DISAGREE SOMEWHAT, or DISAGREE STRONGLY with this statement?)
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106. blacks_tryhard V085146 L2d. Agree/disagree: blacks must try harder
VALID CODES: to get ahead
----------- =============================================================================
1. Agree strongly
2. Agree Somewhat POST-ELECTION SURVEY
3. Neither agree nor disagree
4. Disagree Somewhat -----------------------------------------------------------------
5. Disagree strongly (Looking at page 7 in the booklet)
'It's really a matter of some people not trying hard enough;
MISSING CODES: if blacks would only try harder they could be just as well off
------------- as whites.'
-2. No Post-election IW (Do you AGREE STRONGLY, AGREE SOMEWHAT, NEITHER AGREE NOR DISAGREE,
-8. Don't know DISAGREE SOMEWHAT, or DISAGREE STRONGLY with this statement?)
-9. Refused -----------------------------------------------------------------

TYPE: VALID CODES:


---- -----------
Numeric 1. Agree strongly
2. Agree Somewhat
============================================================================= 3. Neither agree nor disagree
105. blacks_slavery V085144 L2b. Agree/disagree: past slavery make more 4. Disagree Somewhat
diff for blacks 5. Disagree strongly
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MISSING CODES:
POST-ELECTION SURVEY -------------
-2. No Post-election IW
----------------------------------------------------------------- -8. Don't know
(Looking at page 7 in the booklet) -9. Refused
'Generations of slavery and discrimination have created
conditions that make it difficult for blacks to work their TYPE:
way out of the lower class.' ----
(Do you AGREE STRONGLY, AGREE SOMEWHAT, NEITHER AGREE NOR Numeric
DISAGREE, DISAGREE SOMEWHAT, or DISAGREE STRONGLY with this
statement?) =============================================================================
----------------------------------------------------------------- 107. terror_likely V085217 S3b. DHS: Likely terrorist attack killing
100/more in nxt yr
VALID CODES: =============================================================================
-----------
1. Agree strongly POST-ELECTION SURVEY - DHS MODULE
2. Agree Somewhat
3. Neither agree nor disagree -----------------------------------------------------------------
4. Disagree Somewhat During the next 12 months, how likely is it that there will
5. Disagree strongly be a terrorist attack in the United States that kills 100 or
more people?
MISSING CODES: Is it EXTREMELY likely, VERY likely, MODERATELY likely,
------------- SLIGHTLY likely, or NOT AT ALL likely?
-2. No Post-election IW -----------------------------------------------------------------
-8. Don't know
-9. Refused VALID CODES:
-----------
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1. Extremely likely -9. Refused


2. Very likely
3. Moderately likely NOTES:
4. Slightly likely -----
5. Not at all likely Module R1-S6x comprises the DHS (Department of Homeland
Security) module.
MISSING CODES:
------------- TYPE:
-2. No Post-election IW ----
-8. Don't know Numeric
-9. Refused
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REFERENCE: 109. terror_torture V085232 S6. DHS: Favor or oppose torture for
--------- suspected terrorists
PostRandom.1. (Post forward or reverse coding) =============================================================================

NOTES: POST-ELECTION SURVEY - DHS MODULE


-----
Module R1-S6x comprises the DHS (Department of Homeland -----------------------------------------------------------------
Security) module. Do you FAVOR, OPPOSE, or NEITHER FAVOR NOR OPPOSE the U.S. government
..... torturing people, who are suspected of being
This question was included in the selection of Post-election terrorists, to try to get information?
questions for which Respondents were randomly assigned to -----------------------------------------------------------------
response options in either forward or reverse order, as
documented in PostRandom.1. VALID CODES:
-----------
TYPE: 1. Favor
---- 5. Oppose
Numeric 7. Neither favor nor oppose

============================================================================= MISSING CODES:


108. terror_democracy V085220 S4b. DHS: Effect on terrst attacks: Middle -------------
East democracies -2. No Post-election IW
============================================================================= -8. Don't know
-9. Refused
POST-ELECTION SURVEY - DHS MODULE NOTES:
-----
----------------------------------------------------------------- Module R1-S6x comprises the DHS (Department of Homeland
If the U.S. government were to do the following, would the Security) module.
chances of a terrorist attack in the United States INCREASE,
DECREASE, or STAY THE SAME? TYPE:
Encourage Middle East countries that are not democracies now to ----
become democracies. Numeric
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VALID CODES:
-----------
1. Increase
3. Decrease
5. Stay the same

MISSING CODES:
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-2. No Post-election IW
-8. Don't know