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Democratic Presidential Candidate Knowledgeable 1980-2008

  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08
Extremely Well : 23 ** 21 ** 15 ** 19 ** 29 ** 25 ** 21 28
Quite Well : 52 ** 60 ** 67 ** 64 ** 54 ** 58 ** 58 50
Not Too Well : 20 ** 16 ** 15 ** 15 ** 14 ** 13 ** 17 18
Not Well at All: 4 ** 3 ** 2 ** 2 ** 4 ** 4 ** 4 5
N   1500   2043   1873   2326   1701   1723   1159 1120

PERCENTAGE WITHIN STUDY YEAR
Table 7C.2
Source: The American National Election Studies
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QUESTION TEXT:

"Think about {the democratic presidential candidate}. In your opinion,
does the phrase KNOWLEDGEABLE describe {the democratic presidential
candidate} extremely well, quite well, not too well or not well at all?"


Graph of Response:


Percent among demographic groups who responded:

 
 
NOTE: This question was administered to a half-sample in 2008 and was
replaced in 2012 (new 5-category version).

This question is variable VCF0354 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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