II.B           

                     Evaluation and Knowledge of Parties




For campaign support or contributions to parties, or for campaign solicitations/
  contact from parties, see Chapter V, Section A, Campaign Involvement.

     For party of vote, see Chapter V, Section D, Voting and Registration.



        - R's Opinion of Influence of:
         . Democrats
              72: V756             74: V2394            76: V3585 
         . Republicans
              72: V752             74: V2390            76: V3581 

        - Perceived Agreement between (7-Point Scale):
         . Labor Unions and Democrats
              72: V644  
         . Workingmen and Democrats
              72: V646  
         . Big Business and Republicans
              72: V649  


                                                                     
  Existence and Usefulness of Parties                        II.B.1  
                                                                     

        - As Far as R Knows, is There a Democratic or Republican Party
            Organization in R's Neighborhood
              80: I725 

        - Best to Pick Candidate Regardless of Party Label 
              80: V357;I414 

        - Better to be Party Supporter Than Independent 
              80: V358;I415 

        - Parties Confuse Issues 
              80: V359;I416 

       - Ballots Better Without Party Labels 
            80: V360;I417 

       - America Doesn't Need Political Parties 
            80: V361;I418 

       - How Much Do Political Parties Help Make the Government Pay
           Attention to What the People Think: A Good Deal, Some or
           Not Much
            64: V391             68: V491             70: V156*  
            72: V95*,576         74: V2235            76: V3742  
            78: V417             80: V889;I438        CF: V623

       - Does R Think that the Parties Pretty Much Keep Their Campaign
           Promises or do They Usually do What They Want After the
           Election is Over
            68: V494  

       - Are Party Conventions a Good Way to Nominate Candidates for
           President or is There a Better Way. Reasons (If Better)
           What Would R Suggest
            52: V93-95  

       - On Most Issues Should a Congressman Support the Position
           His/her Party Takes or Should s/he Make up Own Mind
           Regardless of How the Party Wants him/her to Vote
            58: V151             78: V247 

       - Parties are Only Interested in People's Votes But Not
           Their Opinions (Agree/Disagree)
            68: V523             70: V149             72: V274,564*  
            74: V2227            76: V3820            78: V356 
            80: V1035;I426       CF: V611

       - How Good a Job Is Being Done for the Country as a Whole by:  
           (9-Point Scale)
        . Political Parties 
            80: V768;I447 

       - Is it Better When One Party Controls Presidency and Congress; 
           Better When Control is Split Between Democrats and
           Republicans; Or Doesn't it Matter
            92: V5732












                                                                     
  Knowledge of Party Strength in Congress                    II.B.2  
                                                                     

       - Which Party Had Most Members in House of Representatives 
           (1958-68: Congressmen) in Washington Before the Election
             58: V19              60: V226             64: V305 
             66: V100             68: V386             70: V207 
             72: V950*            76: V3683            78: V500 
             80: V1028;I419       82: V523[C]          84: V1006 
             86: V349[&351]       88: V878             90: V402
             CWP:V402             92: V5951            CF: V729,731

       - Which Party Elected the Most Members to the House of 
           Representatives (1958-68: Congressmen) in This Election 
           (1984: As Result of Election, Which Party Will Have the  
           Most Members) 
             58: V20              60: V227             64: V306 
             66: V101             68: V387             70: V208 
             72: V951*            76: V3684            78: V501 
             80: V1029;I42 0      82: V524[C]          84: V1007 
             CF: V730,731

       - Which Party Had Most Members in U.S. Senate Before the  
           Election
             82: V525             84: V1008            86: V350[&352]
             88: V879             90: V403             CWP:V403
             92: V5952            CF: V9036

       - Which Party Elected the Most Members to the U.S. Senate 
           in This Election (1984, As Result of Election, Which 
           Party Will Have the Most Members) 
             82: V526             84: V1009 



                                                                     
  Likes/Dislikes and Feeling Thermometers                    II.B.3  
                                                                     

       - What R Likes About /Is Good About Democratic Party 
             52: V18              56: V15              58: V15  
             60: V20              64: V21              68: V28  
             72: V30*,31*         76: V3087-3092       78: V90-95 
             80: V172-177;I403,   82: V73-78           84: V266-271
                  404             86: V72-77(A)        88: V182-187
             90: V74-79(B)        CWP:V74-79(B)        92: V3401-3406
             CF: V314

       - What R Dislikes About /Is Bad About Democratic Party
             52: V19              56: V16              58: V16  
             60: V21              64: V22              68: V29  
             72: V32*,33*         76: V3093-3098       78: V96-101 
             80: V178-183;I405,   82: V79-84           84: V272-277
                  406             86: V78-83(A)        88: V188-193
             90: V80-85(B)        CWP:V80-85(B)        92: V3407-3412
             CF: V315

       - What R Likes About /Is Good About Republican Party
             52: V20              56: V17              58: V17  
             60: V22              64: V23              68: V30  
             72: V34*,35*         76: V3099-3104       78: V102-107 
             80: V184-189;I407,   82: V85-90           84: V278-283
                  408             86: V84-89(A)        88: V194-199
             90: V86-91(B)        CWP:V86-91(B)        92: V3413-3418
             CF: V318

       - What R Dislikes About /Is Bad About Republican Party
             52: V21              56: V18              58: V18  
             60: V23              64: V24              68: V31  
             72: V36*,37*         76: V3105-3110       78: V108-113 
             80: V190-195;I409,   82: V91-96           84: V284-289
                  410             86: V90-95(A)        88: V200-205
             90: V92-97(B)        CWP:V92-97(B)        92: V3419-3424
             CF: V319

       - Affect, Salience of Democratic Party [based on likes/dislikes]
             CF: RV316,317

       - Affect, Salience of Republican Party [based on likes/dislikes]
             CF: RV320,321

       - Affect Toward Major Parties, Salience of Major Parties,
           Relative Salience of Major Parties [based on likes/dislikes]
             CF: RV322,323,324

       - Democratic Party, Feeling Thermometer
             78: V155             80: V168;I211        82: V138 
             84: V305,758         86: V146[&173]       88: V164[&180];
             90: V151[&185]       CWP:V151[&185]           ST188
             CWP:V2222            92: V3317[&4236]     CF: V218,244

       - Democrats, Feeling Thermometer
             64: V242             66: V124             68: V230  
             70: V248             72: V719             74: V2364  
             76: V3833            80: V871;I679        82: V146[C] 
             CF: V201,227

       - Republican Party, Feeling Thermometer 
             78: V156             80: V169;I212        82: V139 
             84: V306,759         86: V147[&174]       88: V165[&181];
             90: V152[&186]       CWP:V152[&186]           ST189
             CWP:V2228            92: V3318[&4237]     CF: V224,250

       - Republicans, Feeling Thermometer  
             64: V247             66: V129             68: V237  
             70: V250             72: V721             74: V2366  
             76: V3835            80: V873;I681        82: V147[C] 
             CF: V202,228

       - People Who Call Themselves Political Independents, Feeling
           Thermometer
             80: V170;I213        82: V140             84: V307,760 
             CF: V221,247

       - Political Parties in General, Feeling Thermometer
             80: V171;I214        82: V141             84: V308,761 
             86: V148[&175]       90: V153[&187]       CWP:V153[&187]
             CF: V222,248



                                                                     
  Perceived Differences of Major Parties                     II.B.4  
                                                                     

       - What Differences Does R Perceive Between Parties (1960: or
           has perceived in past if not perceived now)
             52: V17              60: V229-231         64: V298,299  
             66: V80,81           68: V345,346,349,    72: V498
             76: V3184-3192            350,353,354,    80: V776-782;
             84: V867-873              357,358             I412-412B
             86: V541(A)          88: V797-809         90: V336-348(B)
             CWP:V336-348(B);     92: V5901-5913       CF: V501
                 2304-2316

                  --(if any) When Did R First Believe Difference Existed
                      (FOLLOWUP)
                          68: V347,351,355,359
                  --(if any) What Was it That Made R Aware of Difference
                      (FOLLOWUP)
                          68: V348,352,356,360

       - Whether One Party More Conservative
             60: V232             64: V302             68: V361
             70: V174             72: V499             76: V3193
             84: V874             88: V810             90: V349(B)
             CWP:V349(B)          92: V5914            CF: V502

                  --(if yes) Which Party R Thinks/People Think is
                      More Conservative (1970: at the National
                      Level (FOLLOWUP)
                          60: V232             64: V302
                          68: V361             70: V175
                          72: V500             76: V3194
                          84: V875             88: V811
                          90: V350(B)          CWP:V350(B)
                          92: V5915            CF: V502
                  --(if yes) Reasons for Opinion (FOLLOWUP)
                          60: V233,234         64: V303,304
                          68: V362-367         70: V178-183
                          76: V3195-3200
                  --(if yes) Degree of Difference Between Parties
                       (FOLLOWUP)
                          60: V232             64: V302
                          68: V361             70: V176,177

       - Does it Make Difference to Country Whether Republicans or
           Democrats Win 1952.  Reasons. 
             52: V22-24

       - Democrats and Republicans: Perceived Agreement 7-pt. Scale
             72: V637  

       - Does R Think of Wallace and Lemay As Leaders of a Party  
             68: V368  

                  --(if yes) Reasons; (if no) Reasons (FOLLOWUP)
                          68: V369  

       - Does R Think There Are Important Differences Between
           Wallace and Republican Party  
             68: V370

                  --(if yes) What Are They (FOLLOWUP)
                          68: V371-373

       - Does R Think There Are Important Differences Between
           Wallace and Democratic Party  
             68: V374

                  --(if yes) What Are They (FOLLOWUP)
                          68: V375-377  


                                                                     
  Perceptions of Parties on Issues                           II.B.5  
                                                                     

   This section covers respondent's perceptions about the two major parties.

                                                                     
                      COMPARING PARTY POSITIONS             II.B.5.a 
                                                                     

     SEE ALSO:  II.B.5.b., Party Behavior on Issues, and II.B.5.c., Party
                Closer to R's Issue Positions.

         - Any Perceived Difference Between Parties on Issue of
            Isolationism
              52: V52 

         - Party Perceived to Be Best Able to Handle Issues:
          . Crime
              90: V392             CWP:V392
          . Economy
              90: V390             CWP:V390,2415       92: V3545
          . Environment (PS: Protecting the Environment)
              90: V391             CWP:V391            PS: V222*
          . Foreign Affairs
              90: V393             CWP:V393,2416       92: V3546
              PS: V219*
          . Health Care
              92: V3548
          . Inflation
              76: V3143            78: V341            80: V204;I486 
              82: V337[C]          PS: V215            CF: V9010
          . Inflation and Unemployment
              74: V2318            76: V3749  
          . Keeping US Out of War
              56: V86              60: V87             64: V141
              80: V196;I413        82: V308[C]         84: V249
              86: V524             88: V253            CWP:V2481
              92: V3602            PS: V218*           CF: V522
          . 'Most Important Problem' {named by R}
              72: V550*            76: V3692           78: V317
              80: V985;I664        82: V300[C]         84: V995 
              86: V308             88: V819            92: V5728
              CF: V9012
          . Poverty
              92: V3547
          . Reducing the Deficit
              PS: V217
          . Savings and Loan Problem
              90: V394             CWP:V394
          . Unemployment
              76: V3145            78: V344            80: V208;I490 
              82: V339[C]          PS: V216            CF: V9011


         - Party Perceived to Be More Responsible for U.S. Budget
            Deficit 
              86: V384 

         - Party Perceived to Be More Responsible for Savings and Loan
            Crisis
              90: V476             CWP:V476           PS: V224*

         - Which Party Worked Hardest to Produce a Fair Solution to
             Reducing the Budget Deficit
              90: V356             CWP:V356            PS: V597*

         - Before the War Started,Was One Party More in Favor of Using
             Military Force in the Persian Gulf Than the Other or Were
             the Parties About Equal in Support for Military Force
             Before the War
              CWP:V2513            92: V3609

                  --(if one party supported more) Which Party
                         CWP:V2514             92: V3610

         - Summary: Party Which Supported Use of Military Force in
             Persian Gulf Before War Started
              CWP:V2515

         - After the War Started, Was One Party More in Favor of the
            War in the Persian Gulf Than the Other or Were the Parties
            About Equal in Support of the War After it Started
              CWP:V2531

                  --(if one party supported more) Which Party
                         CWP:V2532

         - Summary: Party Which Supported Use of Military Force in
             Persian Gulf Before War Started
              CWP:V2533

         - Perceived Distance Between Parties on Issues:
          . Cooperation with Russia, 7-Point Scale
              CF: RV562
          . Defense Spending, 7-Point Scale
              CF: RV563
          . Equal Role for Women, 7-Point Scale
              CF: RV560
          . Government Aid to Minorities, 7-Point Scale
              CF: RV553
          . Government Health Insurance, 7-Point Scale
              CF: RV558
          . Government Services/Spending Cut Tradeoff, 7-Point Scale
              CF: RV561
          . Guaranteed Jobs/Standard of Living, 7-Point Scale
              CF: RV559
          . Liberal/Conservative, 7-Point Scale
              CF: RV556
          . Rights of the Accused, 7-Point Scale
              CF: RV554
          . School Busing, 7-Point Scale
              CF: RV555
          . Urban Unrest, 7-Point Scale
              CF: RV557

         - Perceived Proximity of R to Democratic or Republican Party,
             Compared
          . Cooperation with Russia, 7-Point Scale
              CF: RV573
          . Defense Spending, 7-Point Scale
              CF: RV574
          . Equal Role for Women, 7-Point Scale
              CF: RV571
          . Government Aid to Minorities, 7-Point Scale
              CF: RV564
          . Government Health Insurance, 7-Point Scale
              CF: RV569
          . Government Services/Spending Cut Tradeoff, 7-Point Scale
              CF: RV572
          . Guaranteed Jobs/Standard of Living, 7-Point Scale
              CF: RV570
          . Liberal/Conservative, 7-Point Scale
              CF: RV567
          . Rights of the Accused, 7-Point Scale
              CF: RV565
          . School Busing, 7-Point Scale
              CF: RV566
          . Urban Unrest, 7-Point Scale
              CF: RV568

         - Does R Think that R's/R's Family Financial Situation Will
           Be Affected by Whether the Democrats or Republicans Win the
            Election (Incl. Yes/No & Party to Make R Better/Worse Off)
             [for related question (House level) see 1970: V51-57]
              52: V25              56: V82              58: V55
              60: V79              64: V133             68: V68
              72: V53*  
                  --(if any difference mentioned) Type of Difference Will Make
                        52: V26              56: V82,83
                        60: V80              64: V134     
                        68: V69








                                                                         
              PARTY BEHAVIOR ON ISSUES, PROSPECTIVE             II.B.5.b 
                                                                         

           Party Perceived to Be More Likely to:
         - Avoid War.  Reasons.
               56: V86,87           60: V87,88           64: V141,142 
               80: V196;I413        82: V308[C]          84: V249 
               86: V524             88: V253             CWP:V2481
               PS: V218*            CF: V522

           Party Perceived to Be More Likely to:
         - Be Helpful About/ Do a Better Job at Solving 'Most
            Important Problem' [i.e., problem cited by R as most
            important in U.S.]
               72: V550*            76: V3692            78: V317
               80: V985;I664        82: V300[C]          84: V995 
               86: V308             88: V819

           Party Perceived to Be More Likely to:
         - Cut Social Security
               88: V353[&360]       90: V388             CWP:V388
               92: V3549            PS: V220

           Party Perceived to Be More Likely to:
         - Do a Better Job in Cleaning Up the Savings and Loan Crisis
               90: V394            CWP:V394

           Party Perceived to Be More Likely to:
         - Do a Better Job in Handling Crime
               90: V392            CWP:V392

           Party Perceived to Be More Likely to:
         - Do a Better Job in Handling the Economy
               90: V390            CWP:V390,2415

           Party Perceived to Be More Likely to:
         - Do a Better Job in Handling the Environment
               90: V391            CWP:V391
               PS: V222*

           Party Perceived to Be More Likely to:
         - Do a Better Job in Handling the Foreign Affairs
               90: V393            CWP:V393,2416
               PS: V219*

           Party Perceived to Be More Likely to:
         - Do What R Wants About 'Most Important Problem' [i.e.,
           Problem Cited by R as Most Important in U.S.]
               60: V51              64: V40,45,50        68: V51,55,59

           Party Perceived to Be More Likely to:
         - Do What R Wants About Staying Out of Problem In Which
             Government Should Not Be Involved [problem(s) cited
             by R as problem that Government should stay out of]
               64: V55,60,65  

           Party Perceived to Be More Likely to:
         - Get Government Agency Help With R's Personal Problem
           (in cases where R has a personal problem and perceives
           that government could or should help)
               72: V545*  

           Party Perceived to Be More Likely to:
         - Keep Out of Bigger War.  Reasons.  
               66: V40,41           68: V117,118         70: V46,47
               72: V52*  

           Party Perceived to Be More Likely to:
         - Keep Soldiers Overseas to Protect Countries Against
             Communism [asked of Rs who had an opinion of their
             own on this topic]
               60: V65

           Party Perceived to Be More Likely to:
         - Make Streets Safe
               72: V585

           Party Perceived to Be More Likely to:
         - Raise Taxes
               88: V354[&361]       90: V389             CWP:V389,2414
               92: V3550            PS: V221



                                                                          
                 PARTY CLOSER TO R'S ISSUE POSITIONS             II.B.5.c 
                                                                          

               SEE ALSO:  II.B.5.a. 'proximity' questions.


           Party Closer to R's Issue Position On:
         - Action U.S. Should Take in Vietnam
               66: V38              70: V44  

           Party Closer to R's Issue Position On:
         - Aid to Foreign Countries
               56: V43,73           58: V30  

           Party Closer to R's Issue Position On:
           Cutting Taxes
               56: V31

           Party Closer to R's Issue Position On:
         - Federal Aid to Education
               56: V55              58: V28  


           Party Closer to R's Issue Position On:
         - Firing an Accused Communist
               56: V70

           Party Closer to R's Issue Position On:
         - Government Enforcement of Blacks Getting Fair Treatment
            in Jobs (and "Housing" in 1956 and 1958)
               56: V46              58: V32  

           Party Closer to R's Issue Position On:
         - Government Intervention in Utilities and/or Housing
               56: V61              58: V22

           Party Closer to R's Issue Position On:
         - Government Staying out of or Enforcing School Integration
            (1956, 1958: Closer to R's Views; 1966, 1970: More Likely
            to Do What R Wants)
               56: V76              58: V38             66: V29
               70: V64*

           Party Closer to R's Issue Position On:
         - Government Support for Low Cost Medical Care
               56: V40  

           Party Closer to R's Issue Position On:
         - Guaranteed Job
               56: V34              58: V24  

           Party Closer to R's Issue Position On:
         - Isolationist Attitudes
               56: V37              58: V26  

           Party Closer to R's Issue Position On:
         - Prayer in Public Schools
               66: V34  

           Party Closer to R's Issue Position On:
         - Seeing That Business Corporations Don't Have Much to Say
            About How Government is Run
               56: V49

           Party Closer to R's Issue Position On:
         - Seeing That Labor Unions Don't Have Much to Say About
            How Government is Run
               56: V64

           Party Closer to R's Issue Position On:
         - Whether U.S. Should Be as Tough as Communist Countries
               56: V52

           Party Closer to R's Issue Position On:
         - Whether U.S. Should Keep Soldiers Overseas to Help
             Countries Against Communism  
               56: V58              58: V34  

           Party Closer to R's Issue Position On:
         - Whether Government in Washington is Getting Too Powerful
               66: V24              70: V60  

           Party Closer to R's Issue Position On:
         - Willingness to Go More Than Half-Way in Being Friendly 
            with the Rest of the World
               56: V67  


                                                                            
                  PARTY FAVORING GIVEN ISSUE POSITIONS             II.B.5.d 
                                                                            

               SEE ALSO:  II.B.5.a. 'distance' questions.

           Party Perceived More Likely to Favor:
         - Aid to Foreign Countries
               60: V61              64: V86              68: V97  

           Party Perceived More Likely to Favor:
         - Amnesty for Draft Evaders
               72: V587*

           Party Perceived More Likely to Favor:
         - Constitutional Amendment Making Abortion Illegal
               76: V3797 

           Party Perceived More Likely to Favor:
         - Defense Spending Cuts
               72: V589*            76: V3359            CF: V523

           Party Perceived More Likely to Favor:
         - Federal Aid to Education
               60: V59              64: V68              68: V61  

           Party Perceived More Likely to Favor:
         - Government Enforcement of Blacks Getting Fair Treatment 
            in Jobs (and "Housing" in 1960)
               60: V63              64: V99              68: V74  

           Party Perceived More Likely to Favor:
         - Government Enforcement of School Integration
               64: V103             68: V77            

           Party Perceived More Likely to Favor:
         - Government Intervention in Utilities and/or Housing
               64: V346



           Party Perceived More Likely to Favor:
         - Government Staying Out of Utilities and/or Housing
               60: V53

           Party Perceived More Likely to Favor:
        - Government Staying out of the Question of School Integration
               60: V73

           Party Perceived More Likely to Favor:
         - Government Support for Low Cost Medical Care/ Govt Health
            Insurance
               60: V68              62: V60              64: V77
               68: V65              CF: V507

           Party Perceived More Likely to Favor:
         - Guaranteed Job (1964 and 1968: and Standard of Living)
               60: V55              64: V80              68: V67  
               CF: V512

           Party Perceived More Likely to Favor:
         - Isolationist Attitudes: U.S. Staying Home
               60: V57  

           Party Perceived More Likely to Favor:
         - Keeping Soldiers Overseas to Help Countries Against
            Communism
               60: V65  

           Party Perceived More Likely to Favor:
         - Prayer in Public Schools
               64: V83  

           Party Perceived More Likely to Favor:
         - Right of Blacks to Equal Access of Public Accomodations
               64: V410             68: V79              70: V67*  

           Party Perceived More Likely to Favor:
         - Strong Government in Washington
               64: V73              68: V63              72: V58*
               76: V3226            78: V456             80: V1131;
               84: V1062            88: V851                 I635
               92: V6018            CF: V521

           Party Perceived More Likely to Favor:
         - Strong Stand in Vietnam
               68: V106  

           Party Perceived More Likely to Favor:
         - Talk with Communist Countries 
               64: V89              68: V99 

           Party Perceived More Likely to Favor:
         - Trade with Communist Countries
               64: V349             68: V101


                                                                       
                    POSITIONS OF DEMOCRATIC PARTY             II.B.5.e 
                                                                       

           Perceived Democratic Party Position On:
         - Campus Unrest, 7-Point Scale
               70: V100             72: V682*  

           Perceived Democratic Party Position On:
         - Change in Tax Rate, 7-Point Scale
               72: V182*,665*       76: V3782            72: V183*,
                                                              666*    

           Perceived Democratic Party Position On:
         - Cooperation with Russia, 7-Point Scale
               80: V1090;I585       84: V411             88: V374
               CF: V545,547

           Perceived Democratic Party Position On:
         - Defense Spending, 7-Point Scale
               80: V287;I515        82: V409[C]          84: V398
               86: V412[&422]       88: V316             90: V443
               CWP:V443,2477        92: V3711            CF: V549,551

           Perceived Democratic Party Position On:
         - Equal Role for Women, 7-Point Scale
               72: V236             76: V3790            78: V391
               80: V1106;I621       82: V437             88: V391
               CF: V537,539

           Perceived Democratic Party Position On:
         - Extent of Government Action Against Inflation, 7-Point
            Scale
               70: V114             72: V194*,602* 

           Perceived Democratic Party Position On:
         - Government Aid to Blacks, 7-Point Scale
               70: V107             72: V633             74: V2300
               76: V3267            78: V375             80: V1074;
               82: V417             84: V385                 I597
               88: V338*,346*       90: V449             CWP:V449
               CF: V517,519

           Perceived Democratic Party Position On:
         - Government Health Insurance, 7-Point Scale
               70: V135             72: V212*            76: V3276
               78: V383             88: V322             CF: V508,510

           Perceived Democratic Party Position On:
         - Government Improve Social and Economic Status of Women,
            7-Point Scale
               84: V404 

           Perceived Democratic Party Position On:
         - Government Services/Spending Cut Tradeoff, 7-Point Scale
               80: V297;I529        82: V445[C]          84: V378 
               86: V455[&465]       88: V308             90: V456
               CWP:V456             92: V3705            CF: V541,543

           Perceived Democratic Party Position On:
         - Guaranteed Job and Living Standard, 7-Point Scale
               72: V176*,617*       74: V2269            76: V3244,
               78: V359             80: V1122;I571            3761
               82: V427[C]          84: V417             88: V329
               92: V3722            CF: V513,515

           Perceived Democratic Party Position On:
         - Inflation/Unemployment Tradeoff, 7-Point Scale
               80: V307;I501 

           Perceived Democratic Party Position On:
         - Involvement in Central America, 7-Point Scale
               84: V391             86: V435[&445]

           Perceived Democratic Party Position On:
         - Legal Status of Marijuana, 7-Point Scale
               72: V200             76: V3775  

           Perceived Democratic Party Position On:
         - Liberal/Conservative, 7-Point Scale
               72: V656             74: V2309            76: V3289
               78: V401             80: V279,1054;I464   82: V405[C] 
               84: V373             86: V393[&403]       88: V235;
               90: V413             CWP:V413,2453        92: V3518
               PS: V569             CF: V503,505

           Perceived Democratic Party Position On:
         - Liberal/Conservative, Branching Format Summary
               84: V134

           Perceived Democratic Party Position On:
         - Pollution from Private Industry, 7-Point Scale
               70: V128             72: V218*  

           Perceived Democratic Party Position On:
         - Preferential Hiring and Promotion of Blacks{not 7-point scale:
            for or against}
               CWP:V2562

           Perceived Democratic Party Position On:
         - Proposed 30% Cut in Federal Income Tax, 1980
               80: V329;I541 


           Perceived Democratic Party Position On:
         - Rights of Accused, 7-Point Scale
               70: V121             72: V625             74: V2284
               76: V3251            78: V367             CF: V524,526

           Perceived Democratic Party Position On:
         - School Busing, 7-Point Scale
               72: V206             74: V2292            76: V3260 
               CF: V533,535

           Perceived Democratic Party Position On:
         - Urban Unrest, 7-Point Scale
               70: V86              72: V674*            74: V2277
               76: V3770            CF: V528,530

           Perceived Democratic Party Position On:
         - Vietnam Action, 7-Point Scale
               70: V93              72: V188*,594*  

           Perceived Democratic Party Position On:
         - When Abortion Should Be Permitted, by Law
               80: V317;I607 


                                                                  
               POSITIONS OF REPUBLICAN PARTY             II.B.5.f 
                                                                  

           Perceived Republican Party Position On:
         - Campus Unrest, 7-Point Scale
               70: V101             72: V683*  

           Perceived Republican Party Position On:
         - Change in Tax Rate, 7-Point Scale
               72: V183*,666*       76: V3783  

           Perceived Republican Party Position On:
         - Cooperation with Russia, 7-Point Scale
               80: V1089;I584       84: V412             88: V373
               CF: V546,548

           Perceived Republican Party Position On:
         - Defense Spending, 7-Point Scale
               80: V286;I514        82: V410[C]          84: V399
               86: V413[&423]       88: V315             90: V444
               CWP:V444,2478        92: V3710            CF: V550,552

           Perceived Republican Party Position On:
         - Equal Role for Women, 7-Point Scale
               72: V237             76: V3791            78: V392 
               80: V1105;I620       82: V438             88: V390
               CF: V538,540

           Perceived Republican Party Position On:
         - Extent of Government Action Against Inflation, 7-Point
            Scale
               70: V115             72: V195*,603* 

           Perceived Republican Party Position On:
         - Government Aid to Blacks, 7-Point Scale
               70: V108             72: V634             74: V2301
               76: V3268            78: V376             80: V1073;
               82: V418             84: V386                 I596 
               88: V337*,345*       90: V450             CWP:V450
               CF: V518,520

           Perceived Republican Party Position On:
         - Government Health Insurance, 7-Point Scale
               70: V136             72: V213*            76: V3277
               78: V384             88: V321             CF: V509,511

           Perceived Republican Party Position On:
         - Government Improve Social and Economic Status of Women,
            7-Point Scale
               84: V405 

           Perceived Republican Party Position On:
         - Government Services/Spending Cut Tradeoff, 7-Point Scale
               80: V296;I528        82: V446[C]          84: V379
               86: V456[&466]       88: V307             90: V457
               CWP:V457             92: V3704            CF: V542,544

           Perceived Republican Party Position On:
         - Guaranteed Job and Living Standard, 7-Point Scale
               72: V177*,618*       74: V2270            76: V3245, 
               78: V360             80: V1121;I570            3762
               82: V428[C]          84: V418             88: V328
               92: V3721            CF: V514,516

           Perceived Republican Party Position On:
         - Inflation/Unemployment Tradeoff, 7-Point Scale
               80: V306;I500 

           Perceived Republican Party Position On:
         - Involvement in Central America, 7-Point Scale
               84: V392             86: V436[&446]

           Perceived Republican Party Position On:
         - Legal Status of Marijuana, 7-Point Scale
               72: V201             76: V3776  

           Perceived Republican Party Position On:
         - Liberal/Conservative, 7-Point Scale
               72: V657             74: V2310            76: V3290
               78: V402             80: V278,1053;I463   82: V404[C] 
               84: V374             86: V394[404]        88: V234;
               90: V414             CWP:V414,2454        92: V3517
               PS: V570             CF: V504,506  

           Perceived Republican Party Position On:
         - Liberal/Conservative, Branching Format Summary
               84: V138

           Perceived Republican Party Position On:
         - Pollution from Private Industry, 7-Point Scale
               70: V129             72: V219*  

           Perceived Republican Party Position On:
         - Preferential Hiring and Promotion of Blacks
            {not 7-point scale: for or against}
               CWP:V2562

           Perceived Republican Party Position On:
         - Proposed 30% Cut in Federal Income Tax, 1980
               80: V328;I540 

           Perceived Republican Party Position On:
         - Rights of Accused, 7-Point Scale
               70: V122             72: V626             74: V2285 
               76: V3252            78: V368             CF: V525,527

           Perceived Republican Party Position On:
         - School Busing, 7-Point Scale
               72: V207             74: V2293            76: V3261 
               CF: V534,536

           Perceived Republican Party Position On:
         - Urban Unrest, 7-Point Scale
               70: V87              72: V675*            74: V2278 
               76: V3771            CF: V529,531

           Perceived Republican Party Position On:
         - Vietnam Action, 7-Point Scale
               70: V94              72: V189*,595*

           Perceived Republican Party Position On:
         - When Abortion Should Be Permitted, by Law
               80: V316;I606 




                                                                     
  Which Major Party is More Conservative                     II.B.6  
                                                                     

         - Whether One Party More Conservative
               60: V232             64: V302             68: V361
               70: V174             72: V499             76: V3193
               84: V874             88: V810             90: V349(B)
               CWP:V349(B)          92: V5914            CF: V502

                      --(if yes) Which Party R Thinks/People Think is More
                          Conservative (1970: at the National Level)
                          (FOLLOWUP)
                              60: V232             64: V302
                              68: V361             70: V175
                              72: V500             76: V3194
                              84: V875             88: V811
                              90: V350(B)          CWP:V350(B)
                              92: V5915            CF: V502
                       --(if yes) Reasons for Opinion (FOLLOWUP)
                              60: V233,234         64: V303,304
                              68: V362-367         70: V178-183
                              76: V3195-3200
                       --(if yes) Degree of Difference Between Parties
                          (FOLLOWUP)
                              60: V232             64: V302
                              68: V361             70: V176,177



                                    II.C.

                   Feeling Thermometers:  Political Figures




                                                                     
  Gubernatorial Candidates and Governors                     II.C.1  
                                                                     

       - Gubernatorial Candidates, Feeling Thermometers:
          . Democratic Candidate
             78: V158,RV2009       90: V147[&181]       CWP:V147[&181]
          . Democratic Governor or Candidate [except 'retiring'
             governor in state w/ race]
             PS: V113*
          . Incumbent Governor {1978: 'retiring,' running or in
            state w/o race;  1990: 'retiring' or no race in state}
             78: V157             90: V149[&183]        CWP:V149[&183]
          . Incumbent Candidate
             78: RV2011
          . Non-incumbent Challenger
             78: RV2012
          . Republican Candidate   
             78: V159,RV2010       90: V148[&182]
             CWP:V148[&182]
          . Republican Governor or Candidate [except 'retiring'
            governor in state w/ race]
             PS: V114*
          . 'Retiring' Governor [state w/ race]
             PS: V112*
          . Lowell Weicker [Connecticut]
             90: 150[&184];        CWP:V150[&184]
             PS: V115*


                                                                     
  National and International Figures                         II.C.2  
                                                                     

       - National and International Figures, Feeling Thermometers:
          . Spiro Agnew
             68: V488              70: V237              72: V265,704
             CF: V440

      NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL FIGURES, Feeling Thermometers: (con't)
          . John Anderson
             80: V163,847;I197    82: V125             84: CM224
          . John Ashbrook
             72: V261
          . Reuben Askew
             84: CM226
          . Bruce Babbitt
             88: ST174,1307 
          . Howard Baker
             80: V160;I202        84: V291;CM229
          . James Baker
             CWP:V2206[&2251]
          . Lloyd Bentsen
             74: V2355            84: CM233            88: V159[&175]
             CWP:V2202[&2247]
          . Jerry Brown
             76: V3306            78: V141             80: V159;I201
          . Pat Buchanan
             92: V3315[&4234]
          . Dale Bumpers
             84: CM234
          . Barbara Bush
             92: V3312[&4231]
          . George Bush
             80: V162;I204        82: V135[C]          84: V292,756;
             86: V144[&171]       88: V154,592[&170,       CM228
             90: V134[&168]            636];ST178,1301 CWP:V134,2205
             92: V3305,5301       PS: V98                   [&2250]
                 [&4224,6301]     CF: V438
          . Jimmy Carter
             76: V3298            78: V137             80: V154,844;
             82: V122[C]          84: V293                 I195
             88: V595[&639]       CF: V446
          . Dick Cheney
             CWP:V2201[&2246]
          . Shirley Chisholm
             72: V260
          . Bill Clinton
             CWP:V2204[&2249]     92: V3306,5302       PS: V102*
                                      [&4225,6302]
          . Hillary Clinton
             92: V3313[&4232]
          . John Connally
             80: V157;I199
          . Philip Crane
             80: I205
          . Alan Cranston
             84: CM223
          . Mario Cuomo
             84: CM235            86: V139[&166]       88: V153[&169];
             90: V135[&169]       CWP:V135,2203,2248       ST185,1315
          . John Dean
             74: V2351
          . Democratic Presidential Candidate
             CF: V424
          . Democratic Vice-Presidential Candidate
             CF: V425
          . Robert Dole
             76: V3312            80: I206             84: V294;
             86: V140[&167]       88: V152[&168];          CM231
             CF: V445                 ST181,1302
          . Michael Dukakis
             88: V155,593[&171,   PS: V99*
                 637];ST172,1308;
          . Pierre DuPont
             88: ST183,1303
          . Thomas Eagleton
             72: V262
          . John Erlichman
             74: V2343
          . Geraldine Ferraro
             84: V304,757;CM236
          . Tom Foley
             92: V3311[&4230]
          . Gerald Ford
             74: V2339            76: V3299            78: V138
             80: V158;I200        84: V295             CF: V441
          . Richard Gephardt
             88: ST176,1309       CWP:V2208[&2253]
          . John Glenn
             84: V296;CM220
          . Albert Gore
             88: ST171,1310       CWP:V2207[&2252]     92: V3309
                                                           [&4228]
          . Mikhail Gorbachev
             88: V161[&177]       90: V136[&170]       CWP:V136[&170]
          . Alexander Haig
             88: ST179,1304
          . Gary Hart
             84: V297;CM232       86: V143[&170]       88: ST173,1313
          . Anita Hill
             92: V3310[&4229]
          . Ernest Hollings
             84: CM225
          . Hubert Humphrey
             68: V479             70: V230             72: V264
             74: V2352            76: V3300            CF: V432
          . Saddam Hussein
             CWP:V2210[&2255]
          . Henry "Scoop" Jackson
             72: V259             74: V2348            76: V3303
          . Jesse Jackson
             84: V298,752;CM227   86: V145[&172]       88: V162,594;
             90: V139[&173]       CWP:V139[&173];          [&178,638];
             92: 3316[&4235]          2211[&2256]          ST175,1311
             CF: 9001 
          . Leon Jaworski
             74: V2340
          . Lyndon Johnson
             68: V484
          . Jack Kemp
             86: V141[&168]       88: ST182,1305
          . Robert Kennedy
             68: V486
          . Ted Kennedy
             70: V235             72: V258             74: V2347
             76: V3302            78: V140             80: V156,846;
             82: V124[C]          84: V299;CM221           I198
             88: V157[&173];      CF: V433
                 ST186,1316
          . Bob Kerrey
             CWP:V2215[&2260]
          . Henry Kissinger
             76: V3310
          . Curtis LeMay
             68: V489
          . John Lindsay
             70: V232             72: V256
          . Patrick Lucey
             80: V164;I207
          . Eugene McCarthy
             68: V481             70: V238             76: V3311
             CF: V434
          . Paul "Pete" McCloskey
             72: V263
          . George McGovern
             70: V236             72: V254,703         76: V3309
             80: V165;I208        84: V300;CM230       CF: V435
          . John Mitchell
             74: V2341
          . Walter Fritz Mondale
             74: V2353            76: V3308            78: V143
             80: V161;I203        82: V136[C]          84: V301,751;
             CF: V436                                      CM222
          . Edmund Muskie
             68: V487             70: V234             72: V257
             CF: V437
          . Ralph Nader
             78: V144
          . Richard Nixon
             68: V480             70: V231             72: V255,702
             74: V2354            76: V3307            78: V142
             80: V167;I210        82: V137             84: V302
             CF: V442
          . Oliver North
             88: V163[&179]
          . Sam Nunn
             88: ST184,1314
          . Tip O'Neill
             84: V303
          . Ross Perot
             92: V3307,5303       PS: V101*
                 [&4226,6303]
          . Colin Powell
             CWP:V2216[&2261]
          . President (IN OFFICE)
             68: V484             70: V231             72: V255,702
             74: V2339            76: V3299            78: V137
             80: V154,844,I195    82: V123[C]          84: V290,750;
             86: V130[&157]       88: V158[&174];          CM219
             90: 134[&168]            ST187,1317       CWP:V134,2205
             92: V3305,5301                                [&2250]
                 [&6301]
          . Dan Quayle
             88: V160[&176]       90: V137[&171]       CWP:V137[&171],
             92: V3308[&4227]                              2212[&2257]
          . Republican Presidential Candidate
             CF: V426
          . Republican Vice-presidential Candidate
             CF: V427
          . Ronald Reagan
             68: V482             70: V233             76: V3301
             78: V139             80: V155,845;I196    82: V123[C]
             84: V290,750;CM219   86: V130[&157]       88: V158[&174];
             90: V138[&172]       CWP:V138[&172]           ST187,1317
             CF: V443 
          . Pat Robertson
             86: V142[&169]       88: V156[&172];
                                      ST180,1306
          . Nelson Rockefeller
             68: V483             74: V2342            76: V3304
             CF: V444
             CWP:V2214[&2259]
          . Peter Rodino
             74: V2346
          . George Romney
             68: V485
          . John Schmitz
             72: V706
          . Norman Schwartzkopf
             CWP:V2200[&2245]
          . Sargent Shriver
             72: V266,705
          . Paul Simon
             88: ST177,1312
          . Judge John Sirica
             74: V2349
          . James Stockdale
             92: V5315[&6315]
          . Clarence Thomas
             92: V3314[&4233]     PS: V100*
          . Paul Tsongas
             CWP:V2213[&2258]
          . Morris K. Udall
             76: V3305
          . Vice-President (IN OFFICE) 
             68: V479             70: V237             72: V265,704
             74: V2342            76: V3304            78: V143
             80: V161,I203        82: V135[C]          84: V292,756; 
             86: V144[&171]       88: V154,592[&170,        CM228
             90: 137[&171]            636];ST178,      CWP:V137,2212
             92: V3308[&4227]         1301                 [&171,2257]
          . George Wallace
             68: V478             70: V229             72: V253,701
             74: V2338            76: V3297            78: V136
             80: V166;I209        CF: V439
          . Lowell Weicker
             PS: V115*
          . Douglas Wilder
             CWP:V2209[&2254]

       - Average Democratic Leader Thermometer  [based on presidential,
         vice-presidential candidates' thermometers]
             CF: V428

       - Average Republican Leader Thermometer  [based on presidential,
         vice-presidential candidates' thermometers]
             CF: V429

       - Net Leadership Index of Major Party Candidates  [based on presidential,
          vice-presidential candidates' thermometers]
             CF: V430

       - Average of Leadership Thermometers for Major Party Candidates
          [based on presidential, vice-presidential candidates' thermometers]
             CF: V431


                                                                     
  U.S. Congress - Candidates and Members                     II.C.3  
                                                                     

       - US House of Representatives Candidates, Feeling Thermometers:
          . Challenger to Running House Incumbent Candidate
               78: V2008            PS: V691*         CF: V909
               
          . Democratic House Candidate  [incumbent or not]
               78: V2005            80: V855          82: V132[C]
               84: V753             86: V136[&163]    88: V601[&645]
               90: V145[&179]       CWP:V145[&179]    92: V5311[&6311]
               PS: V109*,644*       CF: V906 
          . House Incumbent Not Running for Re-election  ['retiring']
               80: V858             92: V5313         PS: V111*
                                        [&6313]
          . House Representative  [running OR 'retiring']
               78: V150             CWP:V2219[&2264]
          . Independent/ Third Party House Candidate
               80: V857             82: V134[C]        84: V755
               86: V138[&165]       88: V603[&647]
          . Republican House Candidate  [incumbent or not]
               78: V2006            80: V856          82: V133[C]
               84: V754             86: V173[&164]    88: V602[&646]
               90: V146[&180]       CWP:V146[&180]    92: V5312[&6312] 
               PS: V110*,645*       CF: V907
          . Running Incumbent House Candidate
               78: V2007            PS: V690*         CF: V908         
          . Third Party House Candidate
               78: V153

       - US Senate Candidates, Feeling Thermometers:
          . Challenger to Running Senate Incumbent Candidate
               78: V2004           PS: V783           CF: V9059        
          . Democratic Senate Candidate  [incumbent or not]
               78: V2001           80: V848            82: V126
               86: V131[&158]      88: V596[&640];     90: V140[&174]
               CWP:V140[&174]      92: V5304,5306      PS: V104,736
               CF: V9056               [&6304,6306]
          . Independent/ Third Party Senate Candidate
               78: V154            80: V850            82: V128
          . Republican Senate Candidate  [incumbent or not]
               78: V2002           80: V849            82: V127   
               86: V132[&159]      88: V597[&641]      90: V141[&175]
               CWP:V141[&175]      PS: V105,737        CF: V9057   
               92: V5305,5307              
                   [&6305,6307]
          . Running Incumbent Senate Candidate
               78: V2003           PS: V782            CF: V9058       
          . Senate Incumbent   Not Running for Re-election  ['retiring']
               80: V851            PS: V103*
          . Senators  [term not up or no race in state]
               78: V145,148,149    80: V852-854        82: V129-131
               86: V133-135        88: V598-600[&642-  90: V142-144
                   [&160-162]          644]                [&176-178]
               CWP:V142-144[&176-  92: V5308-5310      PS: V106-108,
                   178];2217,2218      [&6308-6310]        828,829
                   [&2262,2263]    CF: V9060-9062            
                                            













                                     II.D

                             Party Identification







                                                                     
  Partisanship of R's Parents                                II.D.1  
                                                                     

        - Father's Interest in Politics
             58: V68              64: V150              68: V123
             72: V152             76: V3201             CF: V308

        - Father's Party Preference
             52: V68              58: V69               64: V151
             68: V124             70: V192              72: V153
             76: V3202            78: V439              80: V355;I401
             88: V1115            92: V6243             CF: V306

        - Mother's Interest in Politics
             58: V70              58: V152              68: V125
             72: V154             76: V3203             CF: V309

        - Mother's Party Preference
             52: V69              58: V71               64: V153
             68: V126             70: V193              72: V155
             76: V3204            78: V440              80: V356;I402
             88: V1116            92: V6244             CF: V307










                                                                     
  Party Identification of R                                  II.D.2  
                                                                     

        - Party Identification of R: Summary Variable
             52: V237             56: V88               58: V62
             60: V91,269          62: V35               64: V146
             66: V82              68: V120              70: V184
             72: V140             74: V2204             76: V3174
             78: V433             80: V266,775;I352     82: V291[C]
             84: V318,866;CM734   86: V300              88: V274;
             90: V320             CWP:V320,2333             ST264
             92: V3634            PS: V497              CF: V301-305

        - Does R Think of Self as Republican, Democrat, Independent
             52: V58              56: V88               58: V62
             60: V91              64: V146              66: V82
             68: V120             68: V119              70: V184
             72: V141             74: V2201             76: V3168
             78: V426             80: V225,772;I351     82: V287[C]
             84: V315,863;        86: V297              88: V271;
                 CM731            90: V317                  ST261
             CWP:V317,2329        92: V3631             PS: V493

                  --(if democrat or republican) Strength of Party 
                     Identification (FOLLOWUP)
                            52: V59              56: V88
                            58: V62              60: V91
                            64: V146             66: V82
                            68: V120             70: V184
                            72: V142             74: V2202
                            76: V3169            78: V427
                            80: V226,773;I353    82: V288[C]
                            84: V316,864;CM732   86: V298
                            88: V272;ST262;      90: V318
                            CWP:V318,2330,2331   92: V3632
                            PS: V494,495
                                ---(if strong) Reasons for Strong Party ID:
                                       . Lifelong Party Member
                                       . Parents Members of Same Party
                                       . Involvement in Party
                                              Activities
                                       . Enthusiastic About Party
                                              Positions
                                       . Usually Supports Party
                                              Candidates 
                                       . Liked Party's 1976
                                              Presidential Candidate 
                                       . Feelings About Carter
                                              Performance 
                                       . Dislike of Other Party 
                                       . Other 
                                          80: V227-235;I354-362 


                                ---(if weak) Reasons for Weak Party ID:
                                      . Doesn't Completely Agree with
                                           Party 
                                      . Sometimes Supports Other
                                           Party's Candidates 
                                      . Votes for Person, Not Party 
                                      . Disliked Party's 1976
                                           Presidential Nominee 
                                      . Not Involved in Party
                                            Activities 
                                      . Party Identification Not
                                            Important 
                                      . Feelings about Carter
                                            Performance 
                                      . Dislike of Other Party 
                                      . Other 
                                          80: V236-244;I363-371 
                    --(if democrat or republican) R Ever Belong to Other
                      Major Party or Ever Independent (FOLLOWUP)
                          52: V60              56: V89
                          58: V63              60: V92
                          64: V147             68: V121  
                          70: V185             72: V143
                          74: V2205            76: V3170
                          78: V428 
                              ---(if yes) Former Identification  
                                     72: V144,RV145
                                     74: V2206  
                                     76: V3171
                                     78: V429 
                              ---(if yes) When R Changed
                                     52: V61
                                     56: V90,91  
                                     58: V64
                                     60: V93  
                                     64: V148
                                     68: V122  
                                     70: V186
                                     72: V146  
                                     74: V2207
                                     76: V3172  
                                     78: V430 
                              ---(if yes) Reason for Change 
                                     52: V62
                                     56: V92 
                                     58: V65
                                     60: V94 
                    --(if independent, no preference or other) R
                       Closer to Democrats or Republicans (FOLLOWUP)
                          52: V64              56: V88
                          58: V62              60: V91
                          64: V146             66: V82  
                          68: V120             70: V184
                          72: V147             74: V2203
                          76: V3173            78: V432 
                          80: V245,774;I372    82: V289[C]
                          84: V317,865;CM733   86: V299 
                          88: V273;ST263       90: V319 
                          CWP:V319,2332        92: V3633
                          PS: V496
                              ---(if closer to democrats) R Ever Closer to
                                  Republicans; (if closer to republicans)
                                  R Ever Closer to Democrats
                                     60: V92
                                     64: V147 
                                     68: V121
                                     70: V185 
                                     72: V148,RV150
                                     74: V2208 
                                     76: V3177
                                     78: V436 
                                         (if yes) 
                                         When R Changed
                                             52: V66
                                             56: V90,91 
                                             58: V64
                                             60: V93 
                                             64: V148
                                             68: V122 
                                             70: V186,188
                                             72: V151 
                                             74: V2210
                                             76: V3178 
                                             78: V437
                                         (if yes) 
                                         Reason for Change  
                                             52: V67
                                             56: V92  
                                             58: V65
                                             60: V94  
                                             64: V149 
                                             70: V187,188

                              ---(if closer to neither) Was There a Time
                                  When R Ever Democrat or Republican
                                     52: V65
                                     56: V89
                                     58: V63  
                                     60: V92
                                     64: V147
                                     68: V121  
                                     70: V185 
                                     72: V149,RV150
                                     74: V2209  
                                     76: V3176 
                                     78: V435 
                                         (if yes) 
                                         When R Changed
                                             52: V66
                                             56: V90,91 
                                             58: V64
                                             60: V93 
                                             64: V148
                                             68: V122 
                                             70: V186,188
                                             72: V151 
                                             74: V2210
                                             76: V3178 
                                             78: V437
                                         (if yes)
                                         Reason for Change  
                                             52: V67
                                             56: V92  
                                             58: V65
                                             60: V94  
                                             64: V149 
                                             70: V187,188
                              ---(if closer to democrats) Much/Little Closer;
                                 (if closer to republicans) Much/Little Closer
                                     76: V3175
                                     78: V434 
                                     80: V246;I373
                                     82: V290[C] 
                              ---(if closer to democrats) Reasons;
                                 (if closer to republicans) Reasons:
                                  . Usually Agrees with Party
                                       Stand on Issues 
                                  . Usually Prefers Party's Candidates
                                  . Preferred Party 1976 Presidential
                                       Candidate 
                                  . Always Lived Around Party Members
                                  . Feelings about Carter Performance
                                  . Likes Other Party Even Less 
                                  . Other 
                                     80: V247-253;I374-380 

                    --(if independent or no preference) Reasons: (FOLLOWUP)
                         . Supports Both Parties 
                         . Decides on Person Not Party 
                         . Decides on Issues, Not Party Labels 
                         . Disagrees with Both Parties' Stands 
                         . Dislikes Both Parties 
                         . Not Interested in Politics 
                         . Parties Don't Deliver on Promises 
                         . Doesn't Know Enough to Choose 
                         . Like Both Parties the Same 
                         . Feelings About Carter Performance 
                         . Parents Were Independents 
                         . Other 
                          80: V254-265;I381-392 

         - Does R Ever Think of Self as Political Independent 
              80: V348;I399        82: V72              84: V421 

                    --(if yes) Strength of Independence Scale
                          80: V349;I400        84: V422 

         - Summary: Former Party Preference for Current Identifiers 
              72: V145             78: V431 

         - Summary: Former Party Preference for Current Leaners 
            and Independents 
              72: V150             78: V438 

         - Whether R's Party Identification Is State or National,  
            or Both  
              58: V66,67           70: V190,191  

        - Summary: Comparison of R's Party ID and That of House
            Incumbent/Challenger
              PS: V878             CF: V1004,1005

        - Summary: Does R's Party ID Match That of Senate Incumbent or
            Challenger
              PS: V885
















                                                                     
  R's Party Support                                          II.D.3  
                                                                     

For contributions and support to political parties and for solicitations/contact
  from parties (in the specific context of campaigns), see Chapter V, Section
  A.2, Candidate/Party/Issue Support, Parties: and Chapter V, Section A.3.c,
  Solicitations, for Parties.

     For party of vote (any office), see Chapter V, Section D, Voting and           
       Registration.


       - Does R Think of Self as Party Supporter 
            80: V342;I393        82: V68 

                    --(if yes) Party R Supports (FOLLOWUP)
                          80: V343;I394        82: V69 
                    --(if yes) Strength of Party Support Scale (FOLLOWUP) 
                          80: V344;I395 
                    --(if yes) Closeness to Party Scale (FOLLOWUP)
                          80: V345;I396 
                    --(if no) Is R Closer to One Party (FOLLOWUP)
                          80: V346;I397        82: V70 
                              ---(if yes) Which Party 
                                   82: V71 
                              ---(if yes) Closeness to Party Scale
                                   80: V347;I398 

       - Does R Ever Think of Self as Political Independent 
            80: V348;I399        82: V72              84: V421 

                    --(if yes) Strength of Independence Scale (FOLLOWUP)
                          80: V349;I400        84: V422 

       - Better to be Party Supporter Than Independent 
            80: V358;I415 

       - Does R Personally Care a Good Deal Which Party Wins the
           Presidential Election This Fall or Doesn't R Care Very Much
           Which Party Wins (PRE)
            52: V41              56: V14              60: V19
            64: V20              68: V27              72: V29
            76: V3030            80: V61;I9           84: V80;CM148 
            88: V102             92: V3106            CF: V311

       - Did R Personally Care a Good Deal Which Party Won the
           Election to Congress (1958,1966,1970: in Washington) This
           Fall or Didn't R Care Very Much Which Party Won (POST)
            58: V14              66: V63              70: V164
            74: V2026            78: V114             80: V822;I752
            82: V97[C]           86: V102             90: V106
            CWP:V106             CF: V313


       - It Isn't so Important to Vote When You Know Your Party
           Doesn't Have Any Chance to Win
            52: V117             56: V110             60: V109  
            72: V287             76: V3348            78: V422 
            80: V143;I433        CF: V617

       - How Would R Vote If Disliked Party Candidate  
            52: V63  

       - Does R Agree or Disagree That if Someone Votes for One Party
           for President That S/he Should Also Vote the Same Party for
           Senator and Congressman
            52: V88

                --(if R has opinion) Why (FOLLOWUP)
                     52: V89



                                                                     
  Support for a Black Political Party                        II.D.4  
                                                                     

       - Should Blacks Form Own Party (Black Rs only) 
            70: V194*            72: V161*  

       - Would R Support Black Party (Black Rs only)
            70: V195*            72: V162*