The ANES Guide to Public Opinion and Electoral Behavior

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Approval of Performance of Congress 1980- 2012

with 2012 percentages by mode

  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12 F12 W12
Approve : 34 34 53 44 52 36 28 32 46 48 52 64 46 26 21 21 22
Disapprove: 48 49 35 38 34 55 63 60 47 43 33 34 40 63 74 65 78
Don't Know: 18 17 12 18 14 9 9 8 8 9 15 2 14 11 5 14 -
N   1401 1417 1926 2169 1769 1972 2243 1789 1700 1269 1796 1458 1211 2309 5851 2035 3816

PERCENTAGE WITHIN STUDY YEAR
F12 indicates 2012 face-to-face mode only
W12 indicates 2012 Web mode only


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