The ANES Guide to Public Opinion and Electoral Behavior

Contacted by Either Major Party 1956-2016

  '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
Yes 17
(300)
** 22
(390)
** 26
(373)
23
(295)
25
(338)
** 29
(322)
23
(579)
28
(665)
30
(688)
24
(335)
31
(439)
24
(456)
25
(540)
24
(417)
19
(371)
20
(441)
25
(445)
26
(390)
27
(347)
35
(546)
41
(522)
43
(451)
42
(875)
42
(2321)
31
(1122)
No 83
(1441)
** 78
(1402)
** 74
(1065)
77
(968)
75
(1000)
** 71
(797)
77
(1944)
72
(1729)
70
(1591)
76
(1070)
69
(960)
76
(1481)
75
(1618)
76
(1357)
81
(1599)
80
(1812)
75
(1338)
74
(1112)
73
(929)
65
(996)
59
(758)
57
(601)
58
(1207)
58
(3179)
69
(2503)
N 1741 0 1792 0 1438 1263 1338 0 1119 2523 2394 2279 1405 1399 1937 2158 1774 1970 2253 1783 1502 1276 1542 1280 1052 2082 5500 3625

Percentage Within Study Year
Table 6C.1a.

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Question Text:

"Did anyone from one (1956,1960,1964,1966,1968: either) of the political parties call you up or come around and talk to you about the (1956,1960,1964,1966,1968: during the) campaign (1976ff: this year)?" (IF YES:) "Which party was that (1956,1960: were they from)?"

Percent among demographic groups who responded:

Yes
No

Note:

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

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