The ANES Guide to Public Opinion and Electoral Behavior

Attended Political Meeting 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 '08 '12 '16
No 93
(1584)
** 93
(1638)
** 92
(1670)
92
(1184)
91
(1319)
** 91
(1223)
91
(1365)
91
(1996)
94
(2376)
94
(2243)
91
(2075)
92
(1301)
91
(1274)
92
(1790)
93
(2031)
93
(1645)
94
(1857)
92
(2074)
95
(1690)
95
(1422)
95
(1211)
95
(1471)
95
(1251)
93
(984)
91
(1932)
94
(5192)
93
(3373)
Yes 7
(120)
** 7
(123)
** 8
(152)
8
(103)
9
(126)
** 9
(123)
9
(140)
9
(194)
6
(147)
6
(151)
9
(217)
8
(106)
9
(130)
8
(152)
7
(144)
7
(127)
6
(120)
8
(181)
5
(98)
5
(82)
5
(68)
5
(73)
5
(69)
7
(77)
9
(181)
6
(311)
7
(264)
N 1704 0 1761 0 1822 1287 1445 0 1346 1505 2190 2523 2394 2292 1407 1404 1942 2175 1772 1977 2255 1788 1504 1279 1544 1320 1061 2113 5503 3637

Percentage Within Study Year
Table 6B.2.

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Question Text:

"Did you go to any political meetings, rallies, (1984 and later: speeches,) (1978,1980,1982: fund raising) dinners, or things like that (1984 and later: in support of a particular candidate)?"

Percent among demographic groups who responded:

No
Yes

Note:

2012 and 2016 data are for the combined (face-to-face and internet) sample.

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