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1988 Time Series Study: Pre-election Wave

Administration of the 1988 Pre-election Respondent Booklet:

Question Card/Page Variables Description
C2a; C3c; C4a Page 1 V880129, V880135, V880137 Attention to campaign in various media (5 options)
D1 Page 2 V880142 R's opinion of Republican candidates for Presidential nomination
D2 Page 3 V880145 R's opinion of Democratic candidates for Presidential nomination
D4a-D4h, D4j, D4k, D4m, D4n; D5a, D5b Page 4 V880152-V880165 Feeling Thermometer for 12 individuals; Feeling Thermometer for 2 parties
G5a, G5e-G5h, G5j, G5k, G5m Page 5 V880228, V880231-V880237 7-point scale (Liberal/Conservative) - placement of self, 4 individuals, 2 parties, federal gov't
K2a-K2h, K2j; K3a-K3h, K3j; K4a-K4h, K4j Page 6 V880275-V880301 4-point scale (Extremely well/Not well at all) on traits describing George Bush Sr./Michael Dukakis/Jesse Jackson
L1a-L1h Page 7 V880302-V880309 7-point scale (Fewer services-reduce spending/More services-increase spending) on gov't providing services - placement for self, 4 individuals, 2 parties, federal gov't
L2a-L2h Page 8 V880310-V880317 7-point scale (Decrease defense spending/Increase defense spending) on defense spending - placement for self, 4 individuals, 2 parties, federal gov't
L3a-L3e Page 9 V880318-V880322 7-point scale (gov't insurance plan/private insurance plan) on health insurance - placement for self, 2 individuals, 2 parties
L4a-L4h Page 10 V880323-V880330 7-point scale (Job and good standard of living/each person get ahead on own) on job and good standard of living - placement for self, 4 individuals, 2 parties, federal gov't
L6a-L6h Page 11 V880332-V880339 7-point scale (Gov't should help blacks/blacks should help themselves) on Gov't help for blacks - placement for self, 4 individuals, 2 parties, federal gov't
L7a-L7h Page 12 V880340-V880347 7-point scale (Gov't should help minority groups/minority groups should help themselves) on Gov't help for minorities - placement for self, 4 individuals, 2 parties, federal gov't
M4a-M4h Page 13 V880368-V880375 7-point scale (Cooperate more/Get much tougher) on relations with Russia - placement for self, 4 individuals, 2 parties, federal gov't
N2a-N2f Page 14 V880387-V880392 7-point scale (Equal role for women/Women's place in the home) on women's rights - placement for self, 3 individuals, 2 parties
N4 Page 15 V880395 Opinions on abortion (4 options)
P3a-P3h, P3j Page 16 V881014-V881022 4-point scale (Extremely well/Not well at all) on traits describing President Reagan (Same vars as N3a-N3h, N3j in 1988 post)
Y3h; Y4; Y22 Page 17 V880476, V880428, V880478 R's spouse's employment (7 options) (if R is male); R's employment (7 options); R's spouse's employment (7 options) (if R is female)
Y40, Y40a; Y41 Page 18 V880520, V880521 Estimated income for 1987 (23 categories) (total for family, R; total for just R)
Y48a Page 19 V880541 R's Hispanic group of origin (6 options)
Y53 Page 20 V880547 Community where R was brought up (8 options)