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Which Party Had Most Members of Congress After the Election 1958-1984

  '58 '60 '62 '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84
Incorrect, Don't Know, No: 23 45 ** 21 79 51 46 44 ** 42 60 85 46 49
Correct : 77 55 ** 79 21 49 54 56 ** 58 40 15 54 51
N   1810 1819   1442 1282 1343 1504 1110   2392 2283 1405 1405 1930

PERCENTAGE WITHIN STUDY YEAR
Table 1C.2
Source: The American National Election Studies
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QUESTION TEXT:

1958-1968: "Do you happen to know which party elected the most
Congressmen in the elections this/last month?" (IF YES:) "Which one?"
1970-1984: "Do you happen to know which party elected the most members
to the House of representatives in the elections this/last month?"


Graph of Response:


Percent among demographic groups who responded:

 
 

This question is variable VCF0730 in the ANES Cumulative Data File dataset.
Consult the Cumulative Data File codebook for complete question text and annotation.
Weight variable VCF0009z was used to produce this table (see weight documentation)

(Table generated: 05NOV15)


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