The ANES Guide to Public Opinion and Electoral Behavior

Has Republican 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 28
(437)
** 24
(540)
** 15
(298)
** 40
(996)
** 23
(394)
** 21
(383)
** 43
(523)
30
(684)
31
(1813)
72
(3080)
No 72
(1123)
** 76
(1705)
** 85
(1728)
** 60
(1476)
** 77
(1309)
** 79
(1408)
** 57
(684)
70
(1619)
69
(4049)
28
(1172)
N 1560 0 2245 0 2026 0 2472 0 1703 0 1791 0 1207 2303 5862 4252

Percentage Within Study Year
Table 7B.6.

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Question Text:

"Now we would like to know something about the feelings you have toward {the republican presidential candidate}. Has {the republican 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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