The ANES Guide to Public Opinion and Electoral Behavior

Has Republican Presidential Candidate Made Respondent Feel Hopeful 1980-2016

  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12 '16
Yes, Have Felt 48
(749)
** 60
(1349)
** 39
(792)
** 48
(1195)
** 35
(591)
** 43
(773)
** 55
(666)
45
(1038)
40
(2337)
49
(2106)
No 52
(810)
** 40
(890)
** 61
(1229)
** 52
(1272)
** 65
(1112)
** 57
(1014)
** 45
(537)
55
(1257)
60
(3512)
51
(2151)
N 1559 0 2239 0 2021 0 2467 0 1703 0 1787 0 1203 2295 5849 4257

Percentage Within Study Year
Table 7B.7.

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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:
HOPEFUL?"

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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