Datasets on Missouri

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Gallup/CNN/USA Today Poll: Missouri State Election

Study# USAIPOCNUS2004-24MO
Survey firm: Gallup Organization
Survey sponsor: Cable News Network and USA Today
Dates: July 19-22, 2004
Sample: Adult residents of Missouri
Sample size: 900
Variables: 106
Major topics covered:
How much thought given to upcoming election for president (1); do/do not know where people in neighborhood go to vote (1); ever voted in precinct or election district (1); how often vote (1); do/do not plan to vote in presidential election this November (2); John Kerry & John Edwards vs. George W. Bush & Dick Cheney (2); chance of voting for John Kerry in November election (1); chance of voting for George W. Bush in November election (1); John Kerry & John Edwards vs. George W. Bush & Dick Cheney vs. Ralph Nader & Peter Camejo (2); most important issue in deciding vote for president (1); Missouri economy (1); 2000 presidential election (1).

National Election Pool Poll: Missouri Democratic Primary Election Day Exit Poll, 2004

Study# USMI2004-STPRIM-MO
Survey firm: Edison Media Research/Mitofsky International
Survey sponsor: National Election Pool (ABC News/Associated Press/CBS News/CNN/Fox News/NBC News)
Date: February 3, 2004
Sample: Exiting voters in Missouri
Sample size: 1,458
Variables: 59
Major topics covered:
Who did respondent vote for in Democratic presidential primary (1); when decided who to vote for (1); which one issue mattered most in deciding vote (1); which one candidate quality mattered most in deciding vote (1); feelings about Bush administration (1); how often has respondent visited any of the Democratic candidates' websites (1); would be satisfied/dissatisfied if John Kerry wins the nomination (1); war with Iraq (1); economy (1); why voted for candidate today (1); personal finances (1); respondent/someone in household ever served in U.S. military (1); importance of campaign ads in respondent's vote (1).

Pre-Democratic Primaries in Arizona, Missouri and South Carolina

Study# USLAT2004-497
Survey firm: Los Angeles Times
Dates: January 28-30, 2004
Sample: Likely Democratic Voters in Arizona, Missouri, and South Carolina
Sample size: 1,444
Variables: 48
Major topics covered:
Intention to vote in Democratic presidential primary on February 3rd (1); would vote for Wesley Clark/Howard Dean/John Edwards/John Kerry/Dennis Kucinich/Joe Lieberman/Al Sharpton if February 3rd Democratic presidential primary were being held today (2); particular reasons for supporting candidate (4); more important to vote for a candidate who has best chance of beating George W. Bush/who agrees with respondent on issues (1); outcome of New Hampshire primary did/did not play a role in decision to vote for candidate (1); agree/disagree with statement that "Democratic leaders in Washington have failed to stand up aggressively enough to President Bush" (1); particular problems would like to hear discussed by presidential candidates this year (4); George W. Bush job performance (1); direction of country (1); think Wesley Clark/Howard Dean/John Edwards/John Kerry/Dennis Kucinich/Joe Lieberman/Al Sharpton is most qualified to be Commander-in-Chief (1); think Wesley Clark/Howard Dean/John Edwards/John Kerry/Dennis Kucinich/Joe Lieberman/Al Sharpton has best temperament to be president (1); think Wesley Clark/Howard Dean/John Edwards/John Kerry/Dennis Kucinich/Joe Lieberman/Al Sharpton will substantially change the way things are done in Washington (1); would prefer a nominee who wants to repeal all Bush tax cuts/who would only repeal provisions of tax cuts affecting wealthy families (1); prefer a Democratic nominee who believes free trade will benefit/hurt U.S. economy (1); prefer a Democratic nominee who would/would not make it easier for illegal immigrants to become U.S. citizens (1); prefer a Democratic nominee who does/does not support civil unions (1); would prefer a Democratic nominee who favored/opposed war with Iraq (1); would/would not vote for a candidate who held different position on Iraq war (1); interest in political campaign for president this year (1).

VNS 2000 Election: Missouri Election Day Exit Poll

Study# USVNS2000-STELEC-MO
Field dates: November 7, 2000
Sample size: 1,455
Major topics covered:
2000 Presidential Election vote (1); Financial Situation (1); 1996 Presidential Election vote (1); Bill Clinton Job Performance (1); Opinion of Bill Clinton (1); Most important issue in deciding Presidential vote (1); Position on abortion (1); Religious Right (1); Most important Candidate quality (1); Governor Candidate voted for 91); 2000 Senate Election vote (1); If different candidates for senate, who would you vote for (1); What should government do (1); Gun Control (1); Candidate say anything to get elected (1); Most important in deciding which candidate to vote for (1); Which candidate has knowledge to serve well as president (1); Top Priority for Federal Budget surplus (1); How often do you attend religious services (1); If Al Gore vs. George W. Bush, who would you vote for (1).

Arkansas/Colorado/Missouri/South Dakota State Election Poll

Study# USAIPOCNUS2002-42
Survey firm: Gallup Organization
Survey Sponsor: Cable News Network and USA Today
Date: October 30-November 2, 2002
Sample: Residents of Arkansas/Colorado/Missouri/South Dakota
Sample size: 4,027
Variables: 340
Major topics covered: Thought about congressional elections (4); Know where people in neighborhood vote (4); Ever voted in precinct/district (4); How often vote (4); Plan to vote in November 2002 (8); Candidates for Senator (8); Candidates for Governor (6); George W. Bush job performance (4); Most important factor in vote for Senator (4).

The Missouri Poll # 1973-001: Energy/Environment

Study# USMOP1973-001
Survey firm: Fleishman-Hillard, Inc. Opinion Research Division
Dates: July, 1973
Sample: Adult Residents of Missouri
Sample size: 498
Variables: 57
Major topics covered: Asked opinion about legislative control of state colleges, about the Missouri Merit System, position regarding government support of private schools. Asked for views on sex education, women in the workplace, abortion, government support of mentally ill, taxation of religious organizations, government funding for public transportation, energy crisis, gasoline shortage, high food prices, corporal punishment in schools, major environmental problems, illegal drugs. Asked if picked up hitchhiker within last 5 years. Occupation, educational attainment, income, age, political affiliation, and more are reported.

The Missouri Poll # 1973-002: Politics/Abortion

Study# USMOP1973-002
Survey firm: Fleishman-Hillard, Inc. Opinion Research Division
Dates: November-December 1973
Sample: Adult Residents of Missouri
Sample size: 500
Usage notes: The codebook does NOT include complete question text.
Major topics covered: Asked for opinion on "Right to Work," on whether patients should be able to refuse treatment, should political candidates disclose source of contributions, whether mobile homes should be allowed on certain kinds of roads, which media sources are most credible, whether library tax is too low or too high, support or oppose nuclear power plants, should hospital workers be allowed to strike, should welfare fund abortions, should abortion be allowed under certain conditions, support or oppose Equal Rights Amendment, should state colleges have no tuition, are truck drivers courteous, and more. Asked for demographic info such as zip code, age bracket, occupational category, income, educational attainment, gender, politically conservative/liberal, and more.

The Missouri Poll # 1974-003: Nixon Impeachment/Politics

Study# USMOP1974-003
Survey firm: Fleishman-Hillard, Inc. Opinion Research Division
Dates: January-February 1974
Sample: Adult Residents of Missouri
Sample size: 500
Usage notes: The codebook does NOT include complete question text.
Major topics covered:
Support/oppose legalized gambling in Missouri, death penalty, state lottery. Legal drinking age, impressions of nursing homes, do hospitals pay fair wages, is energy crisis real, is energy crisis severe, will the energy crisis put a damper on your vacation plans, should people pay greater attention to public opinion polls, should corporate profits be limited, does industry adequately protect the environment, support/oppose construction of nuclear power plant, are corporations good for the country, do small children live with you, what would you do if you had a poison victim on your hands, should there be a tax to support public transportation in St. Louis and Kansas City, Do you want Nixon impeached? Do you want Nixon to remain president, should social welfare programs be expanded or decreased, support/oppose expenditures to fight crime. Asked for demographic info such as area code, age bracket, occupational category, income, educational attainment, gender, politically conservative/liberal, etc.

[Local Community Leaders' Impressions of the United Nations]

Study# USINRA1956-239
Survey firm: International Research Associates [INRA]
Dates: February 7-July 5, 1956
Sample: Community Leaders in Dallas, Texas and Kansas City, Missouri
Sample size: 457
Sample notes: There are two waves: Wave I was interviewed February 7-March 10, 1956 and Wave II May 22-July 5, 1956. 227 Community leaders were interviewed in Kansas City, Missouri and 230 in Dallas, Texas.
Major topics covered:
The aim of the study was to determine the impact of an information campaign about the UN sponsored by local organizations and using such media as pamphlets, films and lectures, directed at an audience of community leaders in selected cites. The study was conducted through personal interviews, and included many open-ended questions. Community leaders were asked their opinions about problems facing the US and about their knowledge of international difficulties, especially those in China. Interest level was also measured. Participants were asked to guage their level of hopefulness for resolutions to international conflict. There were many questions about their impressions of the work of the UN.

Crossley Presidential Election Poll, Missouri

Study# USCROS1948-MOAUG
Field dates: August 1948
Sample: 546 adult residents of Missouri

Crossley Presidential Election Poll, Missouri

Study# USCROS1948-MOOCT
Field dates: October 1948
Sample: 227 adult residents of Missouri

Roper Commercial #13: Missouri Politics

Study# USRCOM1940-013
Survey firm: The Roper Organization
Date: September 1940
Sample: Adult Residents of Missouri
Sample size: 2,514
Major topics covered: Missourian's opinion of Harry S Truman as US Senator, of Franklin D. Roosevelt as president, other political candidates such as Wendell Willkie and Alfred Landon, Missouri governor candidate Forrest C. Donnell, and other politicians on the scene in 1940.

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