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To serve the research needs of social scientists, teachers, students, policy makers and journalists, the ANES produces high quality data from its own surveys on voting, public opinion, and political participation.

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Updates and Announcements

Cumulative Data File (CDF) and additional new dataset releases now available

Multiple new datasets are now available from the ANES website: updated Cumulative Data File, the Non-Reponse Follow-Up (NRFU) to the 2020 Time Series Study and additional variables were added to the 2020 Redacted Open-End file.

 

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2020 Restricted Data and New Redacted Open-Ended Datasets

Two restricted datasets from the 2020 Time Series study are now available to be applied for from ICPSR. We are also pleased to announce redacted open-end responses are now available for download from the appropriate study pages.

 

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The Guide to Public Opinion updated with 2020 Time Series data

This new update added data from the 2020 Time Series study to 60 charts and their associated tables. We are pleased to have this work completed in time for the new academic semester and hope you find it helpful in your classrooms and your work.

 

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ANES 2020 Time Series study Full Release

The full release of the ANES 2020 Time Series study is now available. This release includes updated weights, additional variables and other improvements. Visit the 2020 Time Series study page for data and documentation, including the redacted open-ends, Methodology File and question-level timings. You can read about the details in this announcement.

 

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The ANES Bibliography

Citations of works that make use of ANES data. We welcome submissions.

Continuity Guide

Comprehensive list of the ANES survey questions, organized by theme.

Guide to Public Opinion

Convenient tables and graphs produced from the ANES Cumulative Data File.

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Question Search Tool

Search the database of ANES Time Series survey questions by keyword.