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I.     PARTISANSHIP AND ATTITUDES TOWARDS PARTIES III.D. FOREIGN RELATIONS ISSUES VI.A. CIVIC PARTICIPATION
II.    CANDIDATE AND INCUMBENT EVALUATIONS III.E. NONRACIAL CIVIL RIGHTS AND REGULATIONS VI.B. ENGAGEMENT AND INFORMATION
II.A. PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS III.F. ENVIRONMENT ISSUES VI.C. CAMPAIGN ACTIVITY
II.B. CONTACT WITH CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATES / INCUMBENT III.G. FEDERAL SPENDING ISSUES VI.D. REGISTRATION, TURNOUT, AND VOTE CHOICE
III.   ISSUES IV.   IDEOLOGY AND VALUES VII.  MEDIA
III.A. (SOCIAL) WELFARE ISSUES IV.A. VALUES AND PREDISPOSITIONS VIII. SOCIAL GROUPS
III.B. RACIAL POLICY ISSUES V.    SYSTEM SUPPORT IX.  PERSONAL AND DEMOGRAPHIC
III.C. ECONOMIC ISSUES VI.  POLITICAL PARTICIPATION AND MOBILIZATION  










                     
          CONTENT  NOTE  12   08   04   02   00   98   96   94   92   90   88   86   84   82   80   78   76   74   72   70   68   66   64   62   60   58   56   52 
I. PARTISANSHIP AND ATTITUDES TOWARDS PARTIES
         
1   I **   Are there important differences in what the Republicans and Democrats stand for    12  08  04    00   98  96   94  92   90    88    86    84      80      76      72      68    66    64      60        52  




2   I   Is one of the parties more conservative than the other at the national level    12  08  04            92   90    88      84          76      72    70    68      64      60        




3   I   Which party is it that is more conservative at the national level    12  08  04            92   90    88      84          76      72    70    68      64      60        




4   I   What are the differences in what the Democrats and Republicans stand for    12        00   98  96   94 92   90    88    86    84      80      76      72      68    66    64      60        52  




5   I   How similar are Republicans to one another      08                                                     




6   I   How similar are Democrats to one another      08                                                     
         
    - feelings about parties -
         
7   I **   Anything R likes about the Democratic party incl Intro  12  08  04    00    96   94  92   90    88    86    84    82    80    78    76    74    72    70    68    66    64    62    60    58    56    52  




8   I **   What is it that R likes about the Democratic party    12  08  04    00    96   94 92   90    88    86    84    82    80    78    76    74    72    70    68    66    64    62    60    58    56    52  




9   I **   Anything R dislikes about the Democratic party    12  08  04    00    96   94 92   90    88    86    84    82    80    78    76    74    72    70    68    66    64    62    60    58    56    52  




10   I **   What is it that R dislikes about the Democratic party    12  08  04    00    96   94 92   90    88    86    84    82    80    78    76    74    72    70    68    66    64    62    60    58    56    52  




11   I **   Anything R likes about the Republican party    12  08  04    00    96   94 92   90    88    86    84    82    80    78    76    74    72    70    68    66    64    62    60    58    56    52  




12   I **   What is it that R likes about the Republican party    12  08  04    00    96   94 92   90    88    86    84    82    80    78    76    74    72    70    68    66    64    62    60    58    56    52  




13   I **   Anything R dislikes about the Republican party    12  08  04    00    96   94 92   90    88    86    84    82    80    78    76    74    72    70    68    66    64    62    60    58    56    52  




14   I **   What is it that R dislikes about the Republican party    12  08  04    00    96   94 92   90    88    86    84    82    80    78    76    74    72    70    68    66    64    62    60    58    56    52  




15   I **   Thermometer for: Democratic party    12  08  04    00   98  96   94 92   90    88    86    84    82    80    78                          




16   I **   Thermometer for: Republican party    12  08  04    00   98  96   94 92   90    88    86    84    82    80    78                          




17   I   Thermometer for: political parties in general            00    96   94    90      86    84    82    80                            




18   I   Thermometer for: Reform party            00                                               




19   I   Thermometer for: Tea Party    12                                                       




20   I   CSES: Like-dislike (11pt) scale placement for Democratic party    12  08  04        96                                           




21   I   CSES: Like-dislike (11pt) scale placement for Republican party    12  08  04        96                                           




22   I   CSES: Like-dislike (11pt) scale placement for Reform party        04        96                                           




23   I   Does R have favorable reaction to Democratic party incl intro    08                                                     




24   I   How favorable is R's favorable reaction to Democratic party      08                                                     




25   I   Does R have unfavorable reaction to Democratic party      08                                                     




26   I   How unfavorable is R's unfavorable reaction to Democratic party      08                                                     




27   I   Does R have favorable reaction to Republican party      08                                                     




28   I   How favorable is R's favorable reaction to Republican party      08                                                     




29   I   Does R have unfavorable reaction to Republican party      08                                                     




30   I   How unfavorable is R's unfavorable reaction to Republican party      08                                                     
         
    - partisanship and closeness to parties -
         
31   I **   Does R think of self as a Republican, a Democrat, an Independent, or what    12  08  04  02  00   98  96   94  92   90    88    86    84    82    80    78    76    74    72    70    68    66    64    62    60    58    56    52  




32   I **   Is R a strong or not very strong Republican/Democrat    12  08  04  02  00   98  96   94 92   90    88    86    84    82    80    78    76    74    72    70    68    66    64    62    60    58    56    52  




33   I **   Is R closer to the Republican party or the Democratic party    12  08  04  02  00   98  96   94 92   90    88    86    84    82    80    78    76    74    72    70    68    66    64    62    60    58    56    52  




34   I   Does R think of self as a Democrat or Republican 2000:2catg no followup          00                                               




35   I   CSES: Does R usually think of self as close to any particular political party incl CSES intro  12    04        96                                           




36   I   CSES: Which party is it that R thinks of self as close to        04        96                                           




37   I   CSES: Which party among several that R feels close to is the party to which R feels closest        04                                                   




38   I   CSES: Does R who is not close to a political party feel a little closer to one of the political parties than to others    12    04        96                                           




39   I   CSES: (R CLOSE TO A POLITICAL PARTY OR A LITTLE CLOSER TO ONE THAN OTHERS) Which party does R feel closest to    12                                                       




40   I   CSES: For R who is not close to a political party, which political party is it that he/she feels a little closer to        04        96                                           




41   I   CSES: How close is it that R feels to closest political party    12    04        96                                           




42   I   CSES: Do any of the parties in the U.S. represent R's view reasonably well      08  04                                                   




43   I   CSES: Which political party is it that represents R's views best      08  04                                                   




44   I   Does R support, oppose, or neither support nor oppose the Tea Party movement    12                                                       




45   I   Is R's Tea Party support/opposition strong or not very strong    12                                                       




46   I   Does R lean toward supporting or opposing the Tea Party, or does R not lean either way    12                                                       




47   I   Did R's father think of himself as a Democrat, Republican, an Independent, or what                    92     88          80    78    76      72    70    68      64        58      52  




48   I   Did R's mother think of herself as a Democrat, Republican, an Independent, or what                    92     88          80    78    76      72    70    68      64        58      52  
         
    - party performance -
         
49   I **   Which party would do a better job handling the nation's economy    12  08  04  02  00   98  96   94  92   90                                      




50   I **   Which party would handle the problem of keeping out of war in the next 4 years 2008: SPLICE    08  04    00   98  96    92   90    88    86    84    82    80          72    70    68    66    64      60      56    




51   I   Which party more likely to involve U.S. in another war 2008: SPLICE    08                                                     




52   I   Which party would do a better job handling foreign affairs               98  96   94 92   90                                      




53   I   Which party would do a better job making health care more affordable                96   94 92                                       




54   I   Which party would do a better job reforming the welfare system                96   94                                        




55   I   Which party would do a better job solving the problem of poverty                96    92                                       




56   I   Which party would do a better job handling the budget deficit                96                                           




57   I   Which party would do better job handling the problem of pollution and environment               98  96   94    90                                      




58   I   Which party would do a better job dealing with crime problem               98  96   94    90                                      




59   I   Which party would be more likely to cut Social Security benefits                96    92   90    88                                    




60   I   Which party would be more likely to improve race relations                96                                           




61   I   Which party would be more likely to raise taxes                96   94 92   90    88                                    




62   I   Which party would do a better job of handling the war on terrorism        04                                                   




63   I   Which party does a better job looking out for the interests of women    12                                                       




64   I   Which party is more likely to favor a powerful government in Washington            00        92                                       




65   I   Before Persian Gulf War, was one of the political parties more in favor of using military force                    92                                       




66   I   Which party was it that supported the use of military force more before the Persian Gulf War                    92                                       




67   I   Which political party is most likely to get government to do a better job dealing with most important problem in U.S.    12        00   98  96   94 92     88    86    84    82    80    78    76      72                    




68   I   CSES: How well has the party that represents R's vote for U.S. President performed over the last administration term        04                                                   




69   I   CSES: which party best on most important political problem      08                                                     




70   I   CSES: which party best on 2nd most important political problem      08                                                     
         
    - role of parties -
         
71   I **   Better when one party controls both the Presidency and U.S. Congress or when control is split    12  08  04  02  00   98      92                                       




72   I   Which statement best represents what R would like to see regarding the role of political parties            00   98  96   94                                        




73   I   CSES: Political parties care (5pt) scale placement for R                96                                           




74   I   CSES: Political parties necessary (5pt) scale placement for R                96                                           
         
II. CANDIDATE AND INCUMBENT EVALUATIONS
    - thermometers - Presidents, other incumbents, and candidates -
         
75   II **   Thermometer for: current U.S. President [noncandidate]      08    02  00   98     94     90    88    86    84    82    80    78    76    74    72                    




76   II **   Thermometer for: former U.S. President Bill Clinton      08  04                                                   




77   II **   Thermometer for: former U.S. President Ronald Reagan        04                                                   




78   II   Thermometer for: former U.S. President George Bush Sr.            00                                               




79   II   Thermometer for: former President GW Bush    12                                                       




80   II **   Thermometer for: Democratic Presidential candidate    12  08  04  02  00   98  96   94 92   90    88    86    84    82    80    78    76    74    72                    




81   II **   Thermometer for: Republican Presidential candidate    12  08  04  02  00   98  96   94 92   90    88    86    84    82    80    78    76    74    72                    




82   II **   Thermometer for: Independent/Third-Party Presidential candidate        04  02  00   98  96   94 92   90    88    86    84    82    80    78    76    74    72                    




83   II **   Thermometer for: 2nd Independent/Third-party Presidential candidate          02  00   98     94    90    88    86    84    82    80    78    76    74    72                    




84   II **   Thermometer for: Democratic Vice-Presidential candidate    12  08  04  02  00   98  96   94 92   90    88    86    84    82    80    78    76    74    72                    




85   II **   Thermometer for: Republican Vice-Presidential candidate    12  08  04  02  00   98  96   94 92   90    88    86    84    82    80    78    76    74    72                    




86   II   Thermometer for: Independent/Third-party Vice-Presidential candidate          02     98  96   94 92   90    88    86    84    82    80    78    76    74    72                    




87   II **   Thermometer for: Democratic U.S. House candidate    12  08  04  02  00   98  96   94 92   90    88    86    84    82    80    78                          




88   II **   Thermometer for: Republican U.S. House candidate    12  08  04  02  00   98  96   94 92   90    88    86    84    82    80    78                          




89   II **   Thermometer for: Independent/Third-party U.S. House candidate    12  08  04  02  00   98     94 92   90    88    86    84    82    80    78                          




90   II   Thermometer for: retiring U.S. House Representative        04    00    96    92                                       




91   II **   Thermometer for: U.S. Senator #1 in state without U.S. Senate race    12  08  04       98     94 92   90    88    86    84    82    80    78                          




92   II **   Thermometer for: U.S. Senator #2 in state without U.S. Senate race    12  08  04       98     94 92   90    88    86    84    82    80    78                          




93   II **   Thermometer for: nonrunning U.S. Senator in state with U.S. Senate race    12  08  04       98     94 92   90    88    86    84    82    80    78                          




94   II **   Thermometer for: Democratic U.S. Senate candidate    12  08  04  02  00   98     94 92   90    88    86    84    82    80    78                          




95   II   Thermometer for: second Democratic U.S. Senate Candidate                    92                                       




96   II **   Thermometer for: Republican U.S. Senate candidate    12  08  04  02  00        92                                       




97   II   Thermometer for: second Republican U.S. Senate candidate                    92                                       




98   II **   Thermometer for: independent/third-party U.S. Senate candidate    12  08  04                                                   
         
    - thermometers - other political figures -
         
99   II **   Thermometer for: spouse of current U.S. President        04    00    96    92                                       




100   II   Thermometer for: U.S. Secretary of State unique natl ofc  12  08  04                                                   




101   II   Thermometer for: U.S. Attorney General unique natl ofc      04                                                   




102   II   Thermometer for: U.S. Speaker of the House unique natl ofc              96    92                                       




103   II   Thermometer for: Chief Justice of the Supreme Court unique natl ofc  12                                                       




104   II   Thermometer for: spouse of Republican Pres cand    12  08                                                     




105   II   Thermometer for: spouse of Democratic Pres cand    12  08                                                     




106   II   Thermometer for: Condoleezza Rice not in unique natl ofc    08                                                     




107   II **   Thermometer for: Hillary Clinton not in unique natl office    08  04  02          92                                       




108   II   Thermometer for: Jesse Jackson not in unique natl ofc        02  00    96    92                                       




109   II   Thermometer for: Colin Powell not in unique natl ofc        02      96                                           




110   II   Thermometer for: John McCain not in unique natl ofc      04    00                                               




111   II   Thermometer for: Bill Bradley not in unique natl ofc          00                                               




112   II   Thermometer for: Pat Buchanan not in unique natl ofc              96    92                                       




113   II   Thermometer for: Steve Forbes not in unique natl ofc              96                                           




114   II   Thermometer for: Phil Gramm not in unique natl ofc              96                                           




115   II   Thermometer for: Louis Farrakhan not in unique natl ofc              96                                           




116   II   Thermometer for: Lamar Alexander not in unique natl ofc              96                                           




117   II   Thermometer for: Elizabeth Dole not in unique natl ofc              96                                           




118   II   Thermometer for: Pat Robertson not in unique natl ofc              96                                           




119   II   Thermometer for: Anita Hill not in unique natl ofc                  92                                       




120   II   Thermometer for: Clarence Thomas not in unique natl ofc                  92                                       




121   II   Thermometer for: Rush Limbaugh not in unique natl ofc    08                                                     
         
    - evaluation - Presidential candidates -
         
122   II **   Anything R likes about Democratic Presidential candidate incl Intro  12  08  04    00    96    92     88      84      80      76      72      68      64      60      56    52  




123   II **   What is it that R likes about Democratic Presidential candidate    12  08  04    00    96    92     88      84      80      76      72      68      64      60      56    52  




124   II **   Anything R dislikes about Democratic Presidential candidate    12  08  04    00    96    92     88      84      80      76      72      68      64      60      56    52  




125   II **   What is it that R dislikes about Democratic Presidential candidate    12  08  04    00    96    92     88      84      80      76      72      68      64      60      56    52  




126   II **   Anything R likes about Republican Presidential candidate    12  08  04    00    96    92     88      84      80      76      72      68      64      60      56    52  




127   II **   What is it that R likes about Republican Presidential candidate    12  08  04    00    96    92     88      84      80      76      72      68      64      60      56    52  




128   II **   Anything R dislikes about Republican Presidential candidate    12  08  04    00    96    92     88      84      80      76      72      68      64      60      56    52  




129   II **   What is it that R dislikes about Republican Presidential candidate    12  08  04    00    96    92     88      84      80      76      72      68      64      60      56    52  




130   II   Anything about Independent/3rd-party Presidential candidate that R likes                96    92     88      84      80      76      72      68      64      60      56    52  




131   II   What is it that R likes about Independent/3rd-party Presidential candidate                96    92     88      84      80      76      72      68      64      60      56    52  




132   II   Anything about Independent/3rd-party Presidential candidate that R dislikes                96    92     88      84      80      76      72      68      64      60      56    52  




133   II   What is it about Independent/3rd-party Presidential candidate that R dislikes                96    92     88      84      80      76      72      68      64      60      56    52  




134   II   CSES: Like-dislike (11pt) scale placement for Democratic Presidential candidate    12  08          96                                           




135   II   CSES: Like-dislike (11pt) scale placement for Republican Presidential candidate    12  08          96                                           




136   II   CSES: Like-dislike (11pt) scale placement for Independent/Third-party Presidential candidate                96                                           




137   II   How satisfied is R with the choices R has among Presidential candidates                    92                                       




138   II   CSES: Did any of the candidates from the latest Presidential election represent R's views      08  04                                                   




139   II   CSES: Which candidate is it from the latest Presidential election that represents R's views      08  04                                                   




140   II   CSES: were there major differences between Pres cands      08                                                     
         
    - traits - current President -
         
141   II **   How well does _moral_ describe: U.S. President [noncandidate] (4 cat, RB) 2008: SPLICE    08    02  00   98     94       88    86    84    82    80                            




142   II   How well does _moral_ describe: U.S. President [noncandidate] (no RB, 5 cat) 2008: SPLICE    08                                                     




143   II **   How well does _really cares about people like you_ describe: U.S. President [noncandidate] (4 cat, RB) 2008: SPLICE    08    02  00   98     94      88    86    84                                




144   II   How well does _really cares about people like R_ describe: U.S. President [noncandidate] (no RB, 5 cat) 2008: SPLICE    08                                                     




145   II **   How well does _knowledgeable_ describe: U.S. President [noncandidate] (4 cat, RB) 2008: SPLICE    08    02  00   98     94      88    86    84    82    80                            




146   II   How well does _knowledgeable_ describe: U.S. President [noncandidate] (no RB, 5 cat) 2008: SPLICE    08                                                     




147   II **   How well does _provides strong leadership_ describe: U.S. President [noncandidate] (4 cat, RB) 2008: SPLICE    08    02  00   98     94      88    86    84    82    80                            




148   II   How well does _provides strong leadership_ describe: U.S. President [noncandidate] (no RB, 5 cat) 2008: SPLICE    08                                                     




149   II **   How well does _intelligent_ describe: U.S. President [noncandidate] (4 cat, RB) 2008: SPLICE    08    02  00             88    86    84                                




150   II   How well does _intelligent_ describe: U.S. President [noncandidate] (no RB, 5 cat) 2008: SPLICE    08                                                     




151   II **   How well does _dishonest_ describe: U.S. President [noncandidate] (4 cat, RB)            00                                               




152   II   How well does _honest_ describe: U.S. President [noncandidate] (4 cat, RB) 2008: SPLICE    08                                                     




153   II   How well does _honest_ describe: U.S. President [noncandidate] (no RB, 5 cat) 2008: SPLICE    08                                                     




154   II **   How well does _out of touch with ordinary people_ describe: U.S. President [noncandidate] (4 cat, RB)            00                                               




155   II   How well does _optimistic_ describe: U.S. President [noncandidate] (4 cat, RB) 2008: SPLICE    08                                                     




156   II   How well does _optimistic_ describe: U.S. President [noncandidate] (no RB, 5 cat) 2008: SPLICE    08                                                     
         
    - traits - previous President -
         
157   II **   How well does _moral_ describe: previous U.S. President (4 cat, RB) 00:Bush Sr          00                                               




158   II **   How well does _really cares about people like you_ describe: previous U.S. President (4 cat, RB)            00                                               




159   II **   How well does _knowledgeable_ describe: previous U.S. President (4 cat, RB)            00                                               




160   II **   How well does _provides strong leadership_ describe: previous U.S. President (4 cat, RB)            00                                               




161   II **   How well does _dishonest_ describe: previous U.S. President (4 cat, RB)            00                                               




162   II **   How well does _intelligent_ describe: previous U.S. President (4 cat, RB)            00                                               




163   II **   How well does _out of touch with ordinary people_ describe: previous U.S. President (4 cat, RB)            00                                               
         
    - traits - Presidential candidates -
         
164   II **   How well does _moral_ describe: Democratic Presidential candidate (4 cat, RB) incl Intro; 2008: SPLICE    08  04    00   98  96    92     88      84      80                            




165   II   How well does _moral_ describe: Democratic Presidential candidate (no RB, 5 cat) 2008: SPLICE  12  08                                                     




166   II **   How well does _moral_ describe: Republican Presidential candidate (4 cat, RB) 2008: SPLICE    08  04    00   98      92     88      84      80                            




167   II   How well does _moral_ describe: Republican Presidential candidate (no RB, 5 cat) 2008: SPLICE  12  08                                                     




168   II **   How well does _moral_ describe: Independent/Third-party Presidential (4 cat, RB) candidate            00   98           88      84      80                            




169   II **   How well does _intelligent_ describe: Democratic Presidential candidate (4 cat, RB) 2008: SPLICE    08  04    00    96    92     88      84                                




170   II   How well does _intelligent_ describe: Democratic Presidential candidate (no RB, 5 cat) 2008: SPLICE  12  08                                                     




171   II **   How well does _intelligent_ describe: Republican Presidential candidate (4 cat, RB) 1996: Dem Pres cand only; 2008: SPLICE    08  04    00        92     88      84                                




172   II   How well does _intelligent_ describe: Republican Presidential candidate (no RB, 5 cat) 2008: SPLICE  12  08                                                     




173   II **   How well does _intelligent_ describe: Independent/Third-Party Presidential candidate (4 cat, RB)            00             88      84                                




174   II **   How well does _provides strong leadership_ describe: Democratic Presidential candidate (4 cat, RB) 2008: SPLICE    08  04    00    96    92     88      84      80                            




175   II   How well does _provides strong leadership_ describe: Democratic Presidential candidate (no RB, 5 cat) 2008: SPLICE  12  08                                                     




176   II **   How well does _provides strong leadership_ describe: Republican Presidential candidate (4 cat, RB) 2008: SPLICE    08  04    00    96    92     88      84      80                            




177   II   How well does _provides strong leadership_ describe: Republican Presidential candidate (no RB, 5 cat) 2008: SPLICE  12  08                                                     




178   II **   How well does _provides strong leadership_ describe: Independent/Third-party Presidential candidate (4 cat, RB)            00    96         88      84      80                            




179   II **   How well does _really cares about people like you_ describe: Democratic Presidential candidate (4 cat, RB) 2008: SPLICE    08  04    00    96    92     88      84                                




180   II   How well does _really cares about people like you_ describe: Democratic Presidential candidate (no RB, 5 cat) 2008: SPLICE  12  08                                                     




181   II **   How well does _really cares about people like you_ describe: Republican Presidential candidate (4 cat, RB) 2008: SPLICE    08  04    00    96    92     88      84                                




182   II   How well does _really cares about people like you_ describe: Republican Presidential candidate (no RB, 5 cat) 2008: SPLICE  12  08                                                     




183   II **   How well does _really cares about people like you_ describe: Independent/Third-party Presidential candidate (4 cat, RB)            00    96         88      84                                




184   II **   How well does _knowledgeable_ describe: Democratic Presidential candidate (4 cat, RB) 2008: SPLICE    08  04    00    96    92     88      84      80                            




185   II   How well does _knowledgeable_ describe: Democratic Presidential candidate (no RB, 5 cat) 2008: SPLICE  12  08                                                     




186   II **   How well does _knowledgeable_ describe: Republican Presidential candidate (4 cat, RB) 2008: SPLICE    08  04    00    96    92     88      84      80                            




187   II   How well does _knowledgeable_ describe: Republican Presidential candidate (no RB, 5 cat) 2008: SPLICE  12  08                                                     




188   II **   How well does _knowledgeable_ describe: Independent/Third-party Presidential candidate (4 cat, RB)            00    96         88      84      80                            




189   II **   How well does _dishonest_ describe: Democratic Presidential candidate (4 cat, RB)        04    00                                               




190   II   How well does _honest_ describe: Democratic Presidential candidate (4 cat, RB) 2008: SPLICE    08          96    92                                       




191   II   How well does _honest_ describe: Democratic Presidential candidate (no RB, 5 cat) 2008: SPLICE  12  08                                                     




192   II **   How well does _dishonest_ describe: Republican Presidential candidate (4 cat, RB)        04    00                                               




193   II   How well does _honest_ describe: Republican Presidential candidate (4 cat, RB) 2008: SPLICE    08          96    92                                       




194   II   How well does _honest_ describe: Republican Presidential candidate (no RB, 5 cat) 2008: SPLICE  12  08                                                     




195   II **   How well does _dishonest_ describe: Independent/Third-Party Presidential candidate (4 cat, RB)            00                                               




196   II   How well does _honest_ describe: Independent/Third-party Presidential candidate (4 cat, RB)                96                                           




197   II   How well does _out of touch with ordinary people_ describe: Democratic Presidential candidate (4 cat, RB)            00                                               




198   II   How well does _out of touch with ordinary people_ describe: Republican Presidential candidate (4 cat, RB)            00                                               




199   II   How well does _out of touch with ordinary people_ describe: Independent/Third-Party Presidential candidate (4 cat, RB)            00                                               




200   II   How well does _compassionate_ describe: Democratic Presidential candidate (4 cat, RB)                96    92     88      84                                




201   II   How well does _compassionate_ describe: Republican Presidential candidate (4 cat, RB) 1996:Dem Pres cand only                  92     88      84                                




202   II   How well does _inspiring_ describe: Democratic Presidential candidate (4 cat, RB)                96    92     88      84      80                            




203   II   How well does _inspiring_ describe: Republican Presidential candidate (4 cat, RB)                96    92     88      84      80                            




204   II   How well does _inspiring_ describe: Independent/Third-party (4 cat, RB)Presidential candidate                96         88      84      80                            




205   II   How well does _gets things done_ describe: Democratic Presidential candidate (4 cat, RB)                96    92                                       




206   II   How well does _gets things done_ describe: Republican Presidential candidate (4 cat, RB)                96    92                                       




207   II   How well does _gets things done_ describe: Independent/Third-party Presidential candidate (4 cat, RB)                96                                           




208   II   How well does _can't make up his mind_ describe: Democratic Presidential candidate (4 cat, RB)        04                                                   




209   II   How well does _can't make up his mind_ describe: Republican Presidential candidate (4 cat, RB)        04                                                   




210   II   How well does _optimistic_ describe: Democratic Presidential candidate (4 cat, RB) 2008: SPLICE    08                                                     




211   II   How well does _optimistic_ describe: Democratic Presidential candidate (no RB, 5 cat) 2008: SPLICE    08                                                     




212   II   How well does _optimistic_ describe: Republican Presidential candidate (4 cat, RB) 2008: SPLICE    08                                                     




213   II   How well does _optimistic_ describe: Republican Presidential candidate (no RB, 5 cat) 2008: SPLICE    08                                                     




214   II   How certain is R that _moral_ describes: Democratic Presidential candidate                96                                           




215   II   How certain is R that _moral_ describes: Republican Presidential candidate                96                                           




216   II   How certain is R that _moral_ describes: Independent/Third-party Presidential candidate                96                                           




217   II   How certain is R that _gets things done_ describes: Democratic Presidential candidate                96                                           




218   II   How certain is R that _gets things done_ describes: Republican Presidential candidate                96                                           




219   II   How certain is R that _gets things done_ describes: Independent/Third-party Presidential candidate                96                                           
         
    - affects - current President -
         
220   II **   Has U.S. President [noncandidate] ever made R feel: angry      08      00   98     94       88    86    84    82    80                            




221   II **   Has U.S. President [noncandidate] ever made R feel: hopeful      08      00   98     94      88    86    84    82    80                            




222   II **   Has U.S. President [noncandidate] ever made R feel: afraid      08      00   98     94      88    86    84    82    80                            




223   II **   Has U.S. President [noncandidate] ever made R feel: proud      08      00   98     94      88    86    84    82    80                            




224   II **   How often has U.S. President [noncandidate] made R feel: angry      08      00   98     94      88    86    84    82    80                            




225   II **   How often has U.S. President [noncandidate] made R feel: hopeful      08      00   98     94      88    86    84    82    80                            




226   II **   How often has U.S. President [noncandidate] made R feel: afraid      08      00   98     94      88    86    84    82    80                            




227   II **   How often has U.S. President [noncandidate] made R feel: proud      08      00   98     94      88    86    84    82    80                            
         
    - affects - Presidential candidates -
         
228   II **   Has Democratic Presidential candidate ever made R feel: angry incl Intro  12  08  04    00    96    92     88      84      80                            




229   II **   Has Republican Presidential candidate ever made R feel: angry    12  08  04    00    96    92     88      84      80                            




230   II **   Has Independent/Third-party Presidential Candidate ever made R feel: angry            00    96         88      84      80                            




231   II **   Has Democratic Presidential candidate ever made R feel: hopeful    12  08  04    00    96    92     88      84      80                            




232   II **   Has Republican Presidential candidate ever made R feel: hopeful    12  08  04    00    96    92     88      84      80                            




233   II **   Has Independent/Third-party Presidential candidate ever made R feel: hopeful            00    96         88      84      80                            




234   II **   Has Democratic Presidential candidate ever made R feel: afraid    12  08  04    00    96    92     88      84      80                            




235   II **   Has Republican Presidential candidate ever made R feel: afraid    12  08  04    00    96    92     88      84      80                            




236   II **   Has Independent/Third-party Presidential candidate ever made R feel: afraid            00    96         88      84      80                            




237   II **   Has Democratic Presidential candidate ever made R feel: proud    12  08  04    00    96    92     88      84      80                            




238   II **   Has Republican Presidential candidate ever made R feel: proud    12  08  04    00    96    92     88      84      80                            




239   II **   Has Independent/Third-party Presidential candidate ever made R feel: proud            00    96         88      84      80                            




240   II **   How often has Democratic Presidential candidate made R feel: angry    12  08  04    00    96         88      84      80                            




241   II **   How often has Republican Presidential candidate made R feel: angry    12  08  04    00    96         88      84      80                            




242   II **   How often has Independent/Third-party Presidential candidate made R feel: angry            00    96         88      84      80                            




243   II **   How often has Democratic Presidential candidate made R feel: hopeful    12  08  04    00    96         88      84      80                            




244   II **   How often has Republican Presidential candidate made R feel: hopeful    12  08  04    00    96         88      84      80                            




245   II **   How often has Independent/Third-party Presidential candidate made R feel: hopeful            00    96         88      84      80                            




246   II **   How often has Democratic Presidential candidate made R feel: afraid    12  08  04    00    96         88      84      80                            




247   II **   How often has Republican Presidential candidate made R feel: afraid    12  08  04    00    96         88      84      80                            




248   II **   How often has Independent/Third-party Presidential candidate made R feel: afraid            00    96         88      84      80                            




249   II **   How often has Democratic Presidential candidate made R feel: proud    12  08  04    00    96         88      84      80                            




250   II **   How often has Republican Presidential candidate made R feel: proud    12  08  04    00    96         88      84      80                            




251   II **   How often has Independent/Third-party Presidential candidate made R feel: proud            00    96         88      84      80                            
         
    - evaluation - U.S. House candidates -
         
252   II   Anything R liked about Democratic U.S. House candidate            00   98  96   94  92   90    88    86    84    82    80    78                          




253   II   What is it that R liked about Democratic U.S. House candidate            00   98  96   94 92   90    88    86    84    82    80    78                          




254   II   Anything R didn't like about Democratic U.S. House candidate            00   98  96   94 92   90    88    86    84    82    80    78                          




255   II   What is it that R didn't like about Democratic U.S. House candidate            00   98  96   94 92   90    88    86    84    82    80    78                          




256   II   Anything R liked about Republican U.S. House candidate            00   98  96   94 92   90    88    86    84    82    80    78                          




257   II   What is it that R liked about Republican U.S. House candidate            00   98  96   94 92   90    88    86    84    82    80    78                          




258   II   Anything R didn't like about Republican U.S. House candidate            00   98  96   94 92   90    88    86    84    82    80    78                          




259   II   What is it that R didn't like about Republican U.S. House candidate            00   98  96   94 92   90    88    86    84    82    80    78                          
         
II.A. PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS
    - performance - current President -
         
260   II.A **   Does R approve or disapprove of the way current U.S. President is handling job    12  08  04  02  00   98  96   94  92   90    88    86    84    82    80    78    76    74    72      68                




261   II.A **   R strongly or not strongly approve/disapprove of the way current U.S. President is handling job    12  08  04  02  00   98  96   94 92   90    88    86    84    82    80    78    76    74    72      68                




262   II.A **   Does R approve or disapprove of the way current U.S. President is handling the economy    12  08  04  02  00   98  96   94 92   90    88    86    84                                




263   II.A **   R strongly or not strongly approve/disapprove of the way current U.S. President is handling economy    12  08  04  02  00   98  96   94 92   90    88    86    84                                




264   II.A **   Does R approve or disapprove of the way current U.S. President is handling foreign relations    12  08  04  02  00   98  96   94 92   90    88      84                                




265   II.A **   R strongly or not strongly approve/disapprove of the way current U.S. President is handling foreign relations    12  08  04  02  00   98  96   94 92   90    88      84                                




266   II.A   Does R approve or disapprove of the way current U.S. President is handling the environment      08          96       90                                      




267   II.A   R strongly or not strongly approve/disapprove of the way current U.S. President is handling the environment      08          96       90                                      




268   II.A   Does R approve or disapprove of the way current U.S. President is handling health care    12  08          96   94                                        




269   II.A   R strongly or not strongly approve/disapprove of the way current U.S. President is handling health care    12  08          96   94                                        




270   II.A   Does R approve or disapprove of way current U.S. President is handling the federal budget deficit        04                                                   




271   II.A   R strongly or not strongly approve/disapprove of how current U.S. President is handling federal budget deficit        04                                                   




272   II.A   Does R approve or disapprove of way current U.S. President is handling the war on terror        04                                                   




273   II.A   R strongly or not strongly approve/disapprove of how current U.S. President is handling the war on terror        04                                                   




274   II.A   Does R approve or disapprove of way current U.S. President is handling the war in Iraq incl intro    08  04                                                   




275   II.A   R strongly or not strongly approve/disapprove of way current U.S. President is handling the war in Iraq      08  04                                                   




276   II.A   Does R approve or disapprove of the way current U.S. President is handling the crisis in the Persian Gulf                    92                                       




277   II.A   R strongly or not strongly approve/disapprove of the way current U.S. President is handling the crisis in the Persian Gulf                    92                                       




278   II.A   Does R approve or disapprove of the way the current U.S. President handled the war in the Persian Gulf                    92                                       




279   II.A   R strongly or not strongly approve/disapprove of the way current U.S. President handled the war in the Persian Gulf                    92                                       




280   II.A   Does R approve or disapprove of the way the current U.S. President handled the war in Afghanistan    12                                                       




281   II.A   R strongly or not strongly approve/disapprove of the way current U.S. President handled the war in Afghanistan    12                                                       
         
    - performance retrospective - current President -
         
282   II.A **   Current U.S. President retrospective: U.S. more or less secure, or not changed    12  08      00                                               




283   II.A **   Much or somewhat: U.S. more/less secure - current President retrospective      08      00                                               




284   II.A   Current U.S. President retrospective: nation's moral climate gotten better, worse, or same        04    00                                               




285   II.A   Much or somewhat: U.S. moral climate better/worse - current President retrospective        04    00                                               




286   II.A   Current U.S. President retrospective: nation's crime rate better, worse, or same            00                                               




287   II.A   Much or somewhat: U.S. crime rate better/worse - current President retrospective            00                                               




288   II.A   Current U.S. President retrospective: economy better, worse, or same incl retro intro      04    00   98      92                                       




289   II.A   Much or somewhat: economy better/worse - current President retrospective        04    00   98      92                                       




290   II.A   Current U.S. President retrospective: spending on assistance to the poor increased, decreased, or same            00                                               




291   II.A   A lot or somewhat: spending on assistance to the poor increased/decreased - current President retrospective            00                                               




292   II.A   Current U.S. President retrospective: federal income tax paid by average person increased, decreased, or same        04        96                                           




293   II.A   A lot or a little: federal income tax increased/decreased - current President retrospective        04        96                                           




294   II.A   Current U.S. President retrospective: R's personal tax burden increased, decreased or same                96                                           




295   II.A   A lot or a little: R's tax burden up/down - current President retrospective                96                                           




296   II.A   Current U.S. President retrospective: budget deficit smaller, larger, or same            00                                               




297   II.A   Much or somewhat: budget deficit larger/smaller - current President retrospective            00                                               




298   II.A   Current U.S. President retrospective: budget deficit increased, decreased, or same                96                                           




299   II.A   A lot or a little: budget deficit increased/decreased - current President retrospective                96                                           




300   II.A   Current U.S. President retrospective: administration made U.S. more or less secure, or not made difference        04    00                                               




301   II.A   Much or somewhat: administration made U.S. more/less secure - current President retrospective        04    00                                               




302   II.A   Current U.S. President retrospective: administration made nation's moral climate better, worse, or not made difference            00                                               




303   II.A   Much or somewhat: administration made U.S. moral climate better/worse - current President retrospective            00                                               




304   II.A   Current U.S. President retrospective: administration made nation's crime rate better, worse, or not made difference            00                                               




305   II.A   Much or somewhat: administration made U.S. crime rate better/worse - current President retrospective            00                                               




306   II.A   Current U.S. President retrospective: administration made economy better, worse, or not made difference            00                                               




307   II.A   Much or somewhat: administration made economy better/worse - current President retrospective            00                                               




308   II.A   Current U.S. President retrospective: has R been personally helped or hurt economically by administration, or hasn't it affected R            00                                               
         
    - performance retrospective - previous President -
         
309   II.A   Previous U.S. President retrospective: administration made U.S. more or less secure, or not made difference            00                                               




310   II.A   Much or somewhat: administration made U.S. more/less secure - previous President retrospective            00                                               




311   II.A   Previous U.S. President retrospective: administration made nation's moral climate better, worse, or not made difference            00                                               




312   II.A   Much or somewhat: administration made U.S. moral climate better/worse - previous President retrospective            00                                               




313   II.A   Previous U.S. President retrospective: administration made nation's crime rate better, worse, or not made difference            00                                               




314   II.A   Much or somewhat: administration made U.S. crime rate better/worse - previous President retrospective            00                                               




315   II.A   Previous U.S. President retrospective: administration made economy better, worse, or not made difference            00                                               




316   II.A   Much or somewhat: administration made economy better/worse - previous President retrospective            00                                               
         
    - Pres. candidate performance -
         
317   II.A   Which Presidential candidate is more likely to cut Social Security benefits                96                                           




318   II.A   Which Presidential candidate would do a better job protecting the environment                96                                           




319   II.A   Which Presidential candidate would do a better job reducing the budget deficit                96    92                                       




320   II.A   Which Presidential candidate would do a better job improving public education                96                                           




321   II.A   Which Presidential candidate would do a better job reducing the power of special interests in campaigns                96                                           




322   II.A   Which Presidential candidate is more likely to raise taxes                96    92                                       




323   II.A   Which Presidential candidate would do a better job handling the problem of pollution and protecting the environment                    92