Democracy's feast: elections in America by Herbert F. Weisberg

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Actually the 1992 survey included more new questions (on such diverse matters as gays in the military and feelings toward the candidates' wives) than most previous NES studies, but this meant that some traditional questions were dropped and cannot be followed through 1992. The Perot candidacy proved to be as considerable a challenge for the NES survey as for candidates Bush and Clinton. The first draft of the NES questionnaire included a large number of Perot questions, but they were dropped when he left the race.

Barr 263 12. 1. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 1. 1. 2. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 1. 2. 3. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Logit Analysis of Perception of Party Difference on Policy Matters (Republicans or Democrats vs. 8. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. S. election, including journalistic accounts and several edited volumes. This book is distinctive in terms of pulling together the views of several election analysts based primarily on the National Election Study (NES) 1992 surveys.

Were gender voting differences important in the Year of the Woman? What motivated the black vote? Did the Clinton victory represent a return to power of the old New Deal coalition that had long been the basis of Democratic support? What was the effect of Congress bashing in the end in the congressional election? And how should the Senate elections of 1992 be understood? These are important questions that can best be answered through a careful analysis of surveys of the 1992 voting public. Page 6 The 1992 National Election Study The analysis in this book relies very heavily on the American National Election Study (NES) of 1992, a survey conducted by the University of Michigan's Survey Research Center with funding by the National Science Foundation.

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