The ANES Guide to Public Opinion and Electoral Behavior

People Don't Have a Say in What the Government Does by Mode 1952-2016

  '52 '54 '56 '58 '60 '62 '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
Agree 31
(549)
** 28
(492)
** 27
(523)
** 29
(457)
34
(440)
41
(549)
36
(534)
40
(1083)
40
(1015)
41
(983)
45
(1029)
39
(550)
45
(637)
32
(706)
** 41
(730)
54
(1059)
36
(818)
56
(996)
53
(905)
42
(538)
41
(624)
29
(381)
43
(456)
** 49
(516)
** 48
(1434)
42
(438)
52
(996)
** 50
(1825)
50
(494)
51
(1331)
Disagree 68
(1196)
** 71
(1245)
** 72
(1388)
** 70
(1087)
60
(776)
58
(782)
64
(958)
59
(1590)
57
(1440)
56
(1348)
53
(1210)
59
(831)
52
(728)
68
(1517)
** 50
(876)
34
(669)
57
(1282)
34
(595)
38
(647)
46
(582)
50
(763)
57
(753)
45
(479)
** 40
(420)
** 35
(1031)
45
(466)
29
(565)
** 32
(1145)
37
(373)
29
(772)
Neither - ** - ** - ** - - - - - - - - - - - ** 8
(150)
11
(223)
6
(135)
10
(169)
9
(156)
12
(153)
9
(146)
14
(179)
12
(126)
** 10
(107)
** 17
(492)
12
(124)
19
(368)
** 18
(654)
13
(129)
20
(525)
Don't Know, Depends 1
(24)
** 1
(15)
** 1
(11)
** 1
(20)
6
(74)
0
(6)
1
(12)
1
(20)
3
(64)
3
(63)
2
(52)
2
(22)
3
(37)
0
(11)
** 1
(9)
1
(12)
1
(12)
0
(7)
0
(3)
0
(3)
0
(7)
0
(3)
0
(1)
** 0
(1)
** 0
(3)
0
(3)
- ** 0
(2)
0
(2)
-
N 1769 0 1752 0 1922 0 1564 1290 1337 1504 2693 2519 2394 2291 1403 1402 2234 0 1765 1963 2247 1767 1711 1276 1540 1316 1062 0 1044 0 2960 1031 1929 0 3626 997 2628

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