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Title: National Survey, September 1982      
dateReleased:
08-23-2007
downloadURL: http://hdl.handle.net/1902.4/USCBSNYT1982-SEPT
ID:
hdl:1902.4/USCBSNYT1982-SEPT
description:
This survey covers the following issues and topics: Reagan's job performance in general and in regard to foreign policy and the economy; Reagan's promise to govern as a conservative; voter registration in precinct or election district; vote in 1980 Presidential election and the 1978 Congressional election; attention paid to local campaigns; chance of voting in 1982 Congressional election; preference for Democrat vs. Republican candidate in House of Representatives election; most important problem facing the country; Democratic vs. Republican party as better able to handle: inflation, unemployment, create a fair budget, keep out of war, make right decision about Social Security; importance of candidates' stand on various issues in deciding how to vote: party, abortion, Social Security, pollution, Reaganomics, defense spending, support of state and national decisions to outlaw abortion; importance of protecting the environment; alternatives for financing the Social Security system: increasing taxes vs. limiting benefits; support for federal spending on military and defense programs; likelihood of voting for candidate interested in: reducing inflation vs unemployment/reducing taxes vs. balancing the budget/positions on economy vs. positions on foreign policy; importance of election issues: nuclear freeze, programs for the poor, prayer in public schools, balanced budget amendment, position on Israel, treatment of Russians, Congressional election as indicative of attitudes towards the Reagan administration; importance of a single issue in vote for a candidate; state of national/local economy as compared to a year ago; effect of Reagan's economic pollicies on the economy; U.S. policy regarding the Soviet Union: reduce tensions vs. get tougher; effect of Reagan's economic policies on personal and national economic situations; inflation to day as compared to a year ago; responsibility for inflation; support for: a nuclear freeze with the Soviet Union, federal spending on programs for the poor, a constitutional amendment requiring a balanced national budget and/or permitting organized prayers in public schools; party vote in past Congressional election; cha nces of Reagan involving U.S. in a war; U.S. policy in Arab/Israel conflict; opinion on Arab/P.L.O. settlements with Israel; personal financial situation: past, present and future.
description:
CBS News and The New York Times, 2007, "National Survey, September 1982"
name:
CBS News and The New York Times
homePage: http://www.harvard.edu/
name:
Harvard University
ID:
SCR:011273
abbreviation:
DataVerse
homePage: http://thedata.org/
name:
Dataverse Network Project
ID:
SCR:001997