The ANES Guide to Public Opinion and Electoral Behavior

Public Officials Don't Care What People Think 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 35
(618)
** 26
(459)
** 25
(464)
** 36
(564)
34
(443)
43
(573)
47
(710)
49
(1319)
50
(1249)
51
(1226)
51
(1155)
52
(728)
47
(657)
42
(945)
52
(565)
51
(896)
63
(1246)
52
(1173)
66
(1165)
61
(920)
62
(786)
56
(869)
31
(414)
50
(531)
** 60
(628)
** 61
(1811)
56
(572)
64
(1239)
** 59
(2142)
60
(594)
59
(1548)
Disagree 63
(1109)
** 71
(1241)
** 73
(1389)
** 62
(961)
57
(730)
55
(739)
50
(747)
49
(1315)
46
(1144)
44
(1057)
45
(1024)
43
(607)
50
(694)
57
(1271)
43
(463)
37
(661)
23
(455)
37
(841)
22
(393)
24
(360)
25
(322)
33
(503)
46
(601)
34
(363)
** 23
(241)
** 18
(529)
25
(256)
14
(272)
** 18
(638)
21
(208)
16
(430)
Neither - ** - ** - ** - - - - - - - - - - - - 11
(201)
13
(247)
10
(220)
11
(203)
15
(219)
13
(165)
10
(161)
23
(300)
15
(163)
** 17
(174)
** 21
(616)
19
(196)
22
(420)
** 23
(844)
19
(191)
25
(653)
Don't Know, Depends 2
(38)
** 2
(40)
** 2
(39)
** 2
(32)
9
(116)
2
(25)
3
(45)
2
(55)
4
(112)
4
(105)
4
(102)
4
(62)
4
(51)
1
(13)
5
(54)
0
(5)
1
(15)
1
(14)
0
(8)
0
(3)
0
(4)
1
(8)
0
(2)
0
(4)
** 0
(1)
** 0
(5)
0
(5)
- ** 0
(4)
0
(4)
-
N 1765 0 1740 0 1892 0 1557 1289 1337 1502 2689 2505 2388 2281 1397 1402 2229 1082 1763 1963 2248 1769 1502 1277 1541 1317 1061 0 1044 0 2961 1029 1931 0 3628 997 2632

Percentage Within Study Year
F indicates face-to-face mode only
W indicates web/Internet mode only
Table 5B.3. by Mode