The ANES Guide to Public Opinion and Electoral Behavior

Interest in Current Campaign 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
Not Much Interested 29
(510)
** 31
(539)
41
(736)
25
(482)
26
(338)
25
(393)
29
(375)
21
(321)
24
(358)
27
(740)
** 21
(606)
34
(778)
26
(407)
30
(422)
25
(558)
33
(725)
25
(509)
33
(657)
17
(430)
27
(472)
25
(433)
31
(399)
24
(431)
27
(405)
17
(200)
** 16
(188)
** 17
(981)
19
(394)
15
(586)
** 14
(610)
15
(168)
14
(442)
Somewhat Interested 34
(605)
** 40
(694)
33
(595)
37
(715)
38
(489)
37
(573)
40
(514)
40
(624)
43
(642)
41
(1110)
** 42
(1207)
45
(1025)
44
(692)
44
(626)
47
(1054)
44
(959)
47
(960)
46
(900)
44
(1088)
47
(831)
50
(858)
48
(618)
50
(900)
53
(800)
44
(529)
** 41
(492)
** 42
(2508)
40
(814)
44
(1694)
** 37
(1561)
34
(376)
37
(1185)
Very Much Interested 37
(656)
** 30
(520)
27
(481)
38
(722)
36
(467)
38
(598)
30
(383)
39
(601)
34
(506)
31
(849)
** 37
(1043)
22
(496)
30
(466)
26
(367)
28
(638)
22
(488)
28
(567)
21
(421)
39
(960)
27
(475)
25
(424)
21
(263)
26
(477)
20
(301)
40
(482)
** 44
(529)
** 41
(2422)
41
(845)
41
(1577)
** 49
(2097)
51
(556)
49
(1541)
Don't Know 0
(5)
** 0
(1)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(1)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
** 0
(1)
0
(1)
0
(2)
0
(0)
0
(1)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(1)
0
(0)
** 0
(0)
** 0
(0)
0
(0)
- ** - - -
N 1776 0 1754 1812 1919 1294 1565 1272 1546 1506 2699 0 2857 2300 1567 1415 2251 2172 2036 1978 2478 1778 1715 1280 1808 1507 1211 0 1209 0 5911 2054 3857 0 4268 1100 3168

Percentage Within Study Year
F indicates face-to-face mode only
W indicates web/Internet mode only
Table 6D.6. by Mode