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1980 Time Series Study: Pre-election Wave

Administration of the 1980 Pre-election Respondent Booklet:

Question Card/Page Variables Description
(questions in the respondent booklet but not in the 1980 Pre) Pages 2,11,13,15,21,22,28 ------------ The Respondent booklet used for the 1980 Pre was also used for 1980 Panel interviewing. These pages were not used for 1980 Pre-Election interviewing.
B1a-B1m; B2a-B2m Questionnaire Page 5 V800064-V800076 R's recognition of 13 candidates
G1a-G1i, G1m, G1n, G1v, G1w, G1y; G1o-G1r Page 1 V800154-V800171 Feeling Thermometer for 14 individuals; Feeling Thermometer for 4 groups
J1b(A)-J1b(I) Page 3 V800227-V800235 R's reasons for being a strong Republican (Same variable numbers as J1e(A)-J1e(I))
J1c(A)-J1c(I) Page 4 V800236-V800244 R's reasons for being a not-very-strong Republican (Same variable numbers as J1f(A)-J1f(I))
J1e(A)-J1e(I) Page 5 V800227-V800235 R's reasons for being a strong Democrat (Same variable numbers as J1b(A)-J1b(I))
J1f(A)-J1f(I) Page 6 V800236-V800244 R's reasons for being a not-very-strong Democrat (Same variable numbers as J1c(A)-J1c(I))
J1i(A)-J1i(G)/J1p(A)-J1p(G) Page 7 V800247-V800253 R independent or "other"-Closer to Republicans (Same variable numbers as J1k(A)-J1k(G)/J1r(A)-J1r(G))
J1k(A)-J1k(G)/J1r(A)-J1r(G) Page 8 V800247-V800253 R independent or other - Closer to Democrats (Same variable numbers as J1i(A)-J1i(G)/(J1p(A)-J1p(G))
J1m(A)-J1m(L) Page 9 V800254-V800265 R independent or no preference - what R means (12 options)
K1a-K1k, K1x, K1y Page 10 V800267-V800279 7-point scale (Liberal/Conservative) - placement of self, 10 individuals, 2 parties
K6a-K6c, K6h, K6m, K6x-K6z Page 12 V800281-V800288 7-point scale (Decrease defense spending/Increase defense spending) on defense spending - placement for self, 4 individuals, 2 parties, federal gov't
K7a/K7b; K11a/K11b; K15a/K15b; K17a/K17b; K20a/K20b "Blue Card" V800290, V800300, V800310, V800320, V800332 100-point scale on importance of minimizing gap between self-placement and federal gov't placement on defense spending, services/spending, inflation/unemployment, abortion, tax cuts
K10a-K10c, K10h, K10m, K10x-K10z Page 14 V800291-V800298 7-point scale (Fewer services-reduce spending/Keep services-continue spending) on gov't providing services - placement for self, 4 individuals, 2 parties, federal gov't
K14a-K14c, K14h, K14m, K14x-K14z Page 16 V800301-V800308 7-point scale (Reduce inflation/Reduce unemployment) on relationship between inflation and unemployment - placement for self, 4 individuals, 2 parties, federal gov't
K16a-K16c, K16h, K16m, K16x, K16y Page 17 V800311-V800317 Opinions on abortion (4 options) - placement for self, 4 individuals, 2 parties
K16z Page 18 V8000318 Present federal law on abortion (Same 4 options)
K18 Page 19 V800321 4-point scale (Much more/Less than should) on R's feelings about amount of taxes paid
K19a-K19c, K19h, K19m, K19x-K19z Page 20 V800323-V800330 Opinion on tax cuts over the next 3 years (5 options) - placement for self, 4 individuals, 2 parties, federal gov't
R1b Page 23 V800344 7-point scale (Not very strongly/Very strongly) on how strongly R supports party
R1c/R1e Page 24 V800345, V800347 7-point scale (Close to Republican Party/Democratic Party) on R's closeness to which party
R2a Page 25 V800349 7-point scale (Not very strongly/Very strongly) on how strongly independent R feels
R4a-R4e Page 26 V800357-V800361 7-point scale (Disagree very strongly/Agree very strongly) on attitudes towards political parties (5 statements)
T1a-T1h, T1j; T2a-T2h, T2j; T3a-T3h, T3j Page 27 V800374-V800400 4-point scale (Extremely well/Not well at all) on traits describing President Reagan/John Anderson/Jimmy Carter
Y52, Y52a; Y53 Page 29 V800686, V800687 Estimated income for 1979 (22 categories) (total for family, R; total for just R)
Y64 Page 30 V800710 Community where R was brought up (8 options)