The ANES Guide to Public Opinion and Electoral Behavior

Is the Government Run for the Benefit of All by Mode 1964-2016


  '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '06 '08 '10 '12 '12F '12W '14 '16 '16F '16W
Few Big Interests 29
(412)
33
(425)
40
(528)
50
(749)
53
(1212)
66
(1655)
66
(1883)
67
(1508)
70
(1121)
61
(852)
55
(1044)
** 64
(1120)
71
(1389)
75
(1678)
76
(1338)
69
(1036)
64
(812)
61
(927)
48
(612)
56
(593)
** 69
(1447)
** 79
(4649)
72
(1459)
83
(3190)
** 82
(3479)
78
(849)
84
(2630)
Benefit of All 64
(923)
53
(679)
51
(684)
41
(611)
38
(858)
25
(615)
24
(682)
24
(550)
21
(336)
29
(405)
39
(739)
** 31
(545)
24
(469)
20
(455)
19
(340)
27
(407)
32
(409)
35
(529)
51
(645)
40
(426)
** 29
(611)
** 19
(1127)
23
(479)
17
(648)
** 17
(736)
20
(220)
16
(517)
Don't Know, Depends 7
(108)
13
(172)
9
(124)
9
(136)
9
(203)
9
(230)
10
(274)
9
(205)
9
(136)
10
(140)
6
(115)
** 5
(96)
5
(94)
4
(94)
4
(79)
3
(48)
4
(50)
5
(73)
2
(20)
4
(43)
** 2
(43)
** 2
(102)
5
(102)
- ** 1
(26)
2
(26)
-
N 1443 1276 1336 1496 2273 2500 2839 2263 1593 1397 1898 0 1761 1952 2227 1757 1491 1271 1529 1277 1062 0 2101 0 5878 2040 3839 0 4241 1095 3147

Percentage Within Study Year
F indicates face-to-face mode only
W indicates web/Internet mode only
Table 5A.2. by Mode