The ANES Guide to Public Opinion and Electoral Behavior

Government Services and Spending by Mode 1982-2020


  '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '06 '08 '10 '12 '12F '12W '14 '16 '16F '16W '18 '20
Cut Services/Spending 1 9
(120)
6
(124)
5
(101)
5
(99)
4
(86)
5
(124)
9
(156)
6
(97)
6
(78)
4
(43)
** 4
(50)
** 6
(65)
** 8
(483)
7
(142)
9
(341)
** 9
(373)
6
(71)
10
(302)
** 6
(481)
2 10
(144)
9
(210)
6
(139)
8
(154)
6
(121)
8
(196)
11
(194)
10
(170)
8
(100)
5
(49)
** 6
(69)
** 8
(88)
** 13
(796)
10
(210)
15
(586)
** 9
(395)
8
(83)
10
(312)
** 7
(540)
3 13
(188)
13
(292)
13
(272)
13
(266)
12
(235)
13
(312)
15
(275)
15
(261)
12
(159)
9
(93)
** 10
(120)
** 10
(119)
** 16
(957)
17
(346)
16
(611)
** 13
(556)
15
(163)
12
(393)
** 10
(811)
4 23
(321)
26
(582)
25
(548)
23
(472)
23
(461)
26
(633)
24
(429)
25
(425)
26
(329)
25
(241)
** 23
(279)
** 20
(230)
** 24
(1390)
24
(491)
23
(900)
** 21
(893)
23
(255)
20
(638)
** 18
(1487)
5 11
(156)
14
(322)
17
(378)
14
(282)
15
(298)
15
(379)
16
(279)
15
(259)
16
(205)
18
(174)
** 19
(232)
** 19
(227)
** 16
(938)
17
(340)
15
(598)
** 15
(623)
17
(187)
14
(435)
** 15
(1235)
6 6
(89)
8
(172)
12
(262)
10
(197)
11
(221)
8
(190)
6
(112)
7
(128)
13
(161)
11
(108)
** 12
(144)
** 11
(128)
** 6
(375)
6
(127)
6
(249)
** 9
(370)
9
(104)
8
(266)
** 11
(931)
More Services/Spending 7 7
(101)
7
(164)
12
(265)
7
(145)
11
(213)
7
(183)
5
(97)
5
(94)
11
(141)
10
(102)
** 12
(147)
** 11
(127)
** 5
(293)
6
(114)
5
(179)
** 7
(309)
7
(74)
7
(235)
** 18
(1447)
DK, Haven't Thought 20
(285)
16
(363)
9
(203)
20
(416)
17
(327)
19
(465)
13
(233)
16
(278)
9
(109)
17
(170)
** 14
(171)
** 16
(184)
** 11
(676)
14
(282)
10
(394)
** 17
(737)
15
(161)
18
(576)
** 16
(1326)
N 1404 2229 2168 2031 1962 2482 1775 1712 1282 980 0 1212 0 1168 0 5908 2051 3856 0 4256 1099 3157 0 8258

Percentage Within Study Year
F indicates face-to-face mode only
W indicates web/Internet mode only
Table 4A.5. by Mode