The ANES Guide to Public Opinion and Electoral Behavior

Has Democratic Presidential Candidate Made Respondent Feel Afraid 1980-2016

  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12 '16
Yes, Have Felt 23
(365)
** 17
(386)
** 21
(419)
** 24
(584)
** 32
(557)
** 18
(318)
** 23
(276)
31
(727)
34
(2024)
62
(2661)
No 77
(1195)
** 83
(1843)
** 79
(1596)
** 76
(1879)
** 68
(1157)
** 82
(1474)
** 77
(920)
69
(1585)
66
(3845)
38
(1599)
N 1560 0 2229 0 2015 0 2463 0 1714 0 1792 0 1196 2312 5869 4260

Percentage Within Study Year
Table 7B.2.

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Question Text:

"Now we would like to know something about the feelings you have toward {the democratic presidential candidate}. Has {the democratic presidential candidate} -- because of the kind of person he is, or because of something he has done -- made you feel:
AFRAID (OF HIM)?"

Percent among demographic groups who responded:

Yes, Have Felt
No, Haven't Felt

Note:

In 1980, Don't Know was combined with No.

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

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