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1990 Time Series Study

Post-election Wave

View the 1990 Post-election Respondent Booklet 
View the 1990 Post-election Questionnaire 


Administration of the 1990 Post-election Respondent Booklet:

Question Card/Page Variables Description
A2a Page 1 V900064 Attention to campaign in various media (5 options)
A3a Page 2 V900066 How many programs R watches on TV about campaigns (4 options)
A4 Page 3 V900067 Attention to campaign in various media (5 options)
A5a Page 4 V900069 How often R discusses politics with family or friends
B13a-B13h, B13k, B13m-B13r, B13t, B13u; B14a-B14h, B14j, B14k, B14m-B14o Page 5 V900134-V900163 Feeling Thermometer for 17 individuals; Feeling Thermometer for 13 groups
C12, C12a(a)-C12a(h); C15, C15a(a)-C15a(h); C17, C17a(a)-C17a(h); C19, C19a(a)-C19a(h) Page 6 V900238-V900246, V900249-V900257, V900259-V900267, V900269-V900277 R’s contact with House incumbent, challenger, Dem/Rep candidates (8 options)
H9a, H9b-H9i Page 7 V900406, V900408-V900415 7-point scale (Liberal/Conservative) – placement of self, 5 individuals, 2 parties, federal gov’t
J7a-J7f Page 8 V900426-V900431 5-point scale (Agree/Disagree) on equal opportunity
K1 Page 9 V900432 7-point scale (Increase a lot/Decrease a lot) on limits on foreign imports – placement for self
K2 Page 10 V900433 7-point scale (Decrease a lot/Increase a lot) on sanctions against South Africa – placement for self
K5 Page 11 V900438 7-point scale (Equal role for women/Women’s place in the home) on women’s rights – placement for self
L1a-L1g Page 12 V900439-V900445 7-point scale (Decrease defense spending/Increase defense spending) on defense spending – placement for self, 3 individuals, 2 parties, federal gov’t
L2 Page 13 V900446 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
L3a-L3e Page 14 V900447-V900451 7-point scale (Gov’t should help blacks/blacks should help themselves) on Gov’t help for blacks – placement for self, 1 individual, 2 parties, federal gov’t
L4a-L4g Page 15 V900452-V900458 7-point scale (Fewer services-reduce spending/More services-increase spending) on gov’t providing services – placement for self, 3 individuals, 2 parties, federal gov’t
M1 Page 16 V900467 School prayer (4 options)
M6 Page 17 V900479 Opinions on abortion (4 options)
P1a-P1d; P6a-P6c Page 18 V900500-V900503; V900508-V900510 5-point scale (Agree/Disagree) on moral traditionalism; 5-point scale on political efficacy
Q5 Page 19 V900516 Statements about Bible validity (4 options)
Q6 Page 20 V900517 Statements about Bible validity (3 options)
R3a-R3d Page 21 V900520-V900523 5-point scale (Agree/Disagree) on opinions on equal opportunity between races
X7 Page 21x V900544 Type of Christianity (4 options)
Y3h; Y4; Y22 Page 22 V900564, V900565, V900613 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 23 V900663, V900664 Estimated income for 1989 (23 categories) (total for family, R; total for just R)
Y46a Page 24 V900677 R’s Hispanic group of origin (6 options)
Y49 Page 25 V900680 Community where R was brought up (8 options)