Which Party Had Most Members of Congress After the Election 1958 -1984

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Data Table

  '58 '60 '62 '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84
Incorrect, Don't Know, No 23
(408)
45
(813)
** 21
(298)
79
(1013)
51
(680)
46
(688)
44
(486)
** 42
(997)
60
(1359)
85
(1194)
46
(646)
49
(941)
Correct 77
(1402)
55
(1006)
** 79
(1144)
21
(269)
49
(663)
54
(816)
56
(624)
** 58
(1395)
40
(924)
15
(211)
54
(759)
51
(989)
N 1810 1819 0 1442 1282 1343 1504 1110 0 2392 2283 1405 1405 1930

Percentage Within Study Year
Table 1C.2.
Source: VCF0730 in the ANES Cumulative Data File dataset, weighted with VCF0009z

Percent among demographic groups who responded:

Incorrect, DK/No
Correct

Question Text:

1958-1968: "Do you happen to know which party elected the most Congressmen in the elections this/last month?" (IF YES:) "Which one?"
1970-1984: "Do you happen to know which party elected the most members to the House of representatives in the elections this/last month?"

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