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Members of the ANES research community can use this page to identify what has changed on the website since their last visit.

  2014
The 2012 Time Series Study release with coded religion, age and education variables is now available for download in the Data Center. Please visit the 2012 Time Series Study page for other resources, including the redacted Open-Ends. Feb-17-2014
  2013
The Pre-processing Preliminary Release of The 2012 Direct Democracy Study is now available for download in the Data Center. Please note: this is a rough draft and contains errors. ANES staff will work to correct all errors and to make the data easier to use. Dec-20-2013
The full release of the second survey of the The 2010-2012 Evaluations of Government and Society Study is now available for download in the Data Center. Dec-19-2013
The ANES Presentations from the 2013 APSA have been added to the conferences page. Nov-4-2013
ANES Announcement: ANES invites you to attend an ANES related roundtable discussion at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association. Aug-22-2013
ANES is pleased to announce that the 2012 Time Series Study is now available for download in the Data Center. Please visit the 2012 Time Series Study page for links to documentation and links to the proposals that lead to new content on the study. You can read the email announcement here. June-10-2013
ANES unveiled a new registration process for the Data Center. Visitors who wish to download data files will need to register for access to the data. Read details about the new registration process and an update on the 2012 Time Series in the full announcement. June-4-2013
The coding for a subset of open-ends from the ANES 2008 Time Series Study has concluded. Data and Documentation are available. Additional codes will be made available as we receive documentation for them. April-10-2013
We've added a new Utilities page with tools to help you explore and use ANES data. New tools will be added as they become available. We'd love to have feedback from you. Send us your comments or ideas today. Feb-1-2013
Spanish questionnaires for the ANES 2012 Merged Files are now available from the study page. Jan-28-2013
Questionnaires for the ANES 2012 Merged Files are now available from the study page. Jan-25-2013
  2012
American National Election Studies Collaborating with NORC, ICPSR, and Partners on Improving Researchers Access to GSS and ANES Surveys Oct-30-2012
ANES related roundtable discussion at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA) Aug-21-2012
Preliminary release of the fourth survey of EGSS, The 2010-2012 Evaluations of Government and Society Study is now available for download. Check the Data Center for links to the dataset and documentation. Mar-27-2012
New release of the 2008 Time Series Study which corrects all known errata. The dataset is available for download from the Data Center. Feb-17-2012
Preliminary release of the third survey of EGSS, The 2010-2012 Evaluations of Government and Society Study is now available for download. Check the Data Center for links to the dataset and documentation. Jan-19-2012
  2011
2008-2009 Panel: Addition of redacted open-ended comments (respondent comments on 4 waves). A zip file provides redacted open-ended answers provided by respondents who were invited to make comments on Panel Study waves 1 and 2 and off-waves 7 and 8. Data are provided in SPSS, Excel, and comma-separated-values formats, and a readme text file describes the data. Sep-15-2011
A revised version of the working paper: The Quality of Government Records and Over-estimation of Registration and Turnout in Surveys: Lessons from the ANES 2008 Panel Study’s Registration and Turnout Validation Exercises, by Matthew K. Berent, Jon A. Krosnick and Arthur Lupia is now available. Aug-25-2011
ANES: Online Commons Deadline extension and APSA Public Meeting.The deadline to propose questions for inclusion on the ANES 2012 Time Series Study and the fourth survey of The 2010-2012 Evaluations of Government and Society Study has been extended. Proposals will now be accepted until 3:00p.m. EDT, September 13. Aug-16-2011
ANES reminder: Only 30 days left to propose questions There are only 30 days left to propose questions for inclusion on the ANES 2012 Time Series Study and the fourth survey of The 2010-2012 Evaluations of Government and Society Study. Jul-31-2011
The final release of the first survey of EGSS, The 2010-2012 Evaluations of Government and Society Study is now available for download. Check the Data Center for links to the dataset and documentation. Jul-28-2011
ANES Announcement: The ANES 2012 Time Series Study Jul-14-2011
ANES Announcement: Deadlines for the ANES 2010-2012 EGSS Online Commons Proposals Jun-30-2011
Preliminary release of the first survey of EGSS, The 2010-2012 Evaluations of Government and Society Study is now available for download. Check the Data Center for links to the dataset and documentation. Feb-22-2011
ANES is pleased to make available the ANES 2010 Panel Recontact Study. The release is available for download from the Data Center. Feb-22-2011
A new working paper is now available: The Quality of Government Records and Over-estimation of Registration and Turnout in Surveys: Lessons from the ANES 2008 Panel Study’s Registration and Turnout Validation Exercises, by Matthew K. Berent, Jon A. Krosnick and Arthur Lupia. Jan-27-2011
ANES Announcement: The Online Commons Comments Period Has Begun Jan-27-2011
ANES Announcement: Only 1 week left to submit proposals Jan-20-2011
ANES Announcement: Third Wave Deadlines for the ANES 2010-2012 EGSS Jan-06-2011
   
  2010
ANES Announcement: New Policy on Access to ANES Data Dec-09-2010
ANES Announcement: the American National Election Studies will be accepting proposals for questions to include on the last 3 waves of our new series of studies. Visit the Online Commons for more information. Nov-23-2010
Preliminary release of the ANES 2010 Panel Recontact Study is now available for download. Check the Data Center for links to the dataset and documentation. Dec-09-2010
A new technical report is now available: Benchmark Report for the 2008 American National Election Studies Time Series and Panel Study, by Matthew DeBell and Jonathan Cowden Sep-30-2010
ANES Announcement: Complete data and documentation for the ANES 2008-2009 Panel Study are now available Sep-09-2010
ANES is pleased to make available the complete ANES 2008-2009 Panel Study and a new release of the ANES 2008 Time Series Study which includes all variables with the exception of coded data for open-end responses. These releases are available for download from the Data Center. Sep-03-2010
ANES is pleased to announce that the ANES Time Series Cumulative Data File is now available for download. Check the Data Center for links to the dataset and documentation. Jun-24-2010
ANES Announcement: ANES: The Online Commons Comments Period Has Begun May-06-2010
ANES Reminder: The 2010-2012 Evaluations of Government and Society Study Apr-29-2010
ANES Announcement: Only 2 weeks left to propose questions Apr-21-2010
Papers from the 1987 ANES conference: Conference on Groups and American Politics are now available. Apr-13-2010
ANES Announcement: Only 30 days left to propose questions There are only 30 days left to propose questions for inclusion on the first two waves of The 2010-2012 Evaluations of Government and Society Study. Proposals will be accepted until 3:00p.m. EDT, May 5, 2010. Apr-05-2010
ANES Announcement: The 2010-2012 Evaluations of Government and Society Study As of March 5, 2010, the ANES will be accepting proposals for questions to include on a new series of studies. Proposals may be submitted through the ANES Online Commons. The deadline for proposals for the first and second wave is 3:00p.m. EDT, May 5, 2010. Mar-02-2010
The ANES Bibliography found in the ANES Reference Library, has been updated. We continue to work on this great resource. The ANES Bibliography includes more than 5,600 citations. Help us keep the Bibliography current: use our online form to submit your work. Feb-03-2010
 

  2009
New ANES memo: Clarification of "apolitical" codes in the party identification summary variable on ANES datasets. Dec-08-2009
ANES announces a New Opportunity to Add Contextual and Other Auxiliary Variables to the 2008 ANES Time Series and Panel Study Datasets. We are calling on members of the research community to help us gather and make contributions to the 2008-2009 version of the ANES auxiliary data file through contributions to a dedicated forum on the ANES Online Commons. Sep-03-2009
The Technical Report: Computing Weights for American National Election Study Survey Data, by Matthew DeBell and Jon A. Krosnick has been added to the Reference Library. Sep-01-2009
ANES Announcement: An invitation to learn about the ANES. Aug-25-2009
Field Material for the ANES 2008 Time Series Study has been added to the study page. You can now view the Pre-election Respondent Booklet as well as the Post-election Respondent Booklet. Aug-19-2009
ANES is pleased to make available redacted versions of the responses to the open-ended questions from the 2008 Time Series Study. The link to the ZIP file is under "Other Resources" at the left side of the 2008 Time Series Study page. Aug-12-2009
The Report on Decisions Made About Implicit Attitude Measurement in the 2008 American National Election Studies has been added to the website. This document by the ANES Principal Investigators describes the decision making process regarding the inclusion of measurement of implicit attitudes in the 2008 Time Series Study and the 2008-2009 Panel Study. June-25-2009
The ANES 2008 Time Series Study is now available for download. Check the Data Center for links to the dataset and documentation. May-11-2009
New Methodology documentation for the 2006 Pilot Study is now available. From the 2006 Pilot Study page, you can view links to the Methodology Report for the 2006 ANES Pilot Study Report and the CATI Code Annex to the Methodology Report. Apr-20-2009
Papers from the 1994 ANES conference: Candidate Evaluation Conference are now available. Apr-17-2009
Papers from the 1995 ANES conference: Values and Predisposition Conference are now available. Apr-17-2009
Papers from the 1994 ANES conference: Conference on the Impact of the Campaign are now available. Mar-24-2009
An "Advance Release" of the ANES 2008 Time Series Study is now available for download. Check the Data Center for links to the dataset and documentation. Mar-05-2009
The ANES Bibliography, found in the ANES Reference Library, has been updated. The ANES Bibliography now includes more than 5,300 citations. Help us keep the Bibliography current: use our online form to submit your work. Feb-26-2009
Links to 1988 Questionnaires, 1990 Questionnaires, and the 1992 Questionnaires have been added to the 1988-1992 Merged Senate File study page. Feb-09-2009
An "Advance Release" of the 2008-2009 Panel Study dataset and documentation is now available for download. This release includes the data from the six ANES waves completed in 2008, as well as the recruitment and profile surveys, and is available through our Data Center. Jan-30-2009
A new study page for the 2008-2009 Panel Study has been added. Jan-21-2009
The 2008 ANES Time Series Study questionnaires for both the Pre-election and Post-election are now available on the 2008 Study page. Jan-15-2009
   
  2008
ANES is pleased to announce a Conference on Optimal Coding of Open-Ended Survey Data, December 4-5, 2008. Speakers and participants will include leading scholars from large-scale surveys, coding staff members from major survey organizations and scholars who have published and thought extensively about optimal procedures for coding open-ended text. Space is limited to the first 50 registrants. Oct-30-2008
The 2006 Pilot Study Report, A Report on the Social Network Battery in the 2006 ANES Pilot Study by Elif Erisen and Cengiz Erisen has been added to the Reference Library. Aug-27-2008
ANES Announcement: An invitation to learn about exciting new research opportunities being offered by ANES. You are cordially invited to attend a public meeting of the American National Election Studies at the APSA annual meeting in Boston. The public meeting is scheduled for 10am on Saturday, August 30th. After the updates will be a session where you are welcome to comment and pose questions of the PIs, Board of Overseers, and staff. Aug-22-2008
The 2006 Pilot Study Report, Belief in a Just World and Perceptions of Fair Treatment by Police by Daniel Lempert has been added to the Reference Library. Jul-29-2008
The ANES Help Center has been added to assist new users who might be unfamiliar with our data or the website. Answers to some frequently asked questions will continue to grow as we add more questions from the community. July-03-2008
The American National Election Studies is pleased to announce that Dr. Vincent Hutchings has been named Associate Principal Investigator. He will serve in this capacity for the rest of this year and throughout 2009. June-25-2008
The 2006 Pilot Study Report, Ten Values for Predicting Political Voting and Behavior: ANES 2006 Pilot Study/2004 Study by William A. McConochie and Kristian Dunn has been added to the Reference Library. May-19-2008
ANES announces a new policy regarding access to ANES Panel Study Data. The policy change will allow the PIs, along with the ANES staff, to monitor the panel data as they are collected to watch for warning signs of problems. May-09-2008
Respondent booklets are now available for the 1994 National Election Study, the 1996 National Election Study and the 1998 National Election Study. Mar-24-2008
We have added a new Conferences Button on our homepage. Here you'll find links to papers, presentations, video files, and agendas from ANES conferences and events. Jan-22-2008
The 7-day Comments Period Has Begun! Between now and January 22, we ask that you make a small, but important contribution to the quality of the 2008 ANES surveys by offering advice that we and the proposals authors' can use to increase the effectiveness of our questionnaires. You can read the full proposals in the Online Commons. Jan-16-2008
There is only one week left to propose questions for inclusion on upcoming American National Election Studies surveys! The deadline is January 15, 2008. For more information, please visit the Online Commons. Jan-09-2008