The ANES Guide to Public Opinion and Electoral Behavior

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People Don't Have a Say in What the Government Does 1952- 2012

with 2012 percentages by mode

  '52 '54 '56 '58 '60 '62 '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12 F12 W12
Agree : 31 ** 28 ** 27 ** 29 34 41 36 40 40 41 45 39 45 32 ** 41 54 36 56 53 42 41 29 43 49 48 42 52
Disagree : 68 ** 71 ** 72 ** 70 60 58 64 59 57 56 53 59 52 68 ** 50 34 57 34 38 46 50 57 45 40 35 45 29
Neither : - ** - ** - ** - - - - - - - - - - - ** 9 11 6 10 9 12 9 14 12 10 17 12 19
Don't Know, Depends: 1 ** 1 ** 1 ** 1 6 0 1 1 3 3 2 2 3 0 ** 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
N   1769   1752   1922   1564 1290 1337 1504 2693 2519 2394 2291 1403 1402 2234   1765 1963 2247 1767 1712 1276 1541 1317 1061 1044 2960 1031 1929

PERCENTAGE WITHIN STUDY YEAR
F12 indicates 2012 face-to-face mode only
W12 indicates 2012 Web mode only


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