Exit Polls, 1st Edition

  • Samuel J. Best University of Connecticut, USA
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  • ISBN-10: 145223440X
  • ISBN-13: 9781452234403
  • DDC: 324.973
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 448 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released August 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Exit Polls: Surveying the American Electorate is a groundbreaking new reference work that explores for the first time the trends in longitudinal variables asked in the national Election Day exit polls from their beginning in 1972 to the present. The book documents comparable survey items that have appeared in multiple exit polls over time. Authors Samuel J. Best and Brian S. Krueger--both election commentators for CBS news and statistical experts--present more than 100 tables and 100 figures showing the changes in the American electorate and its voting patterns over time. This work represents the first time exit poll data has been combined to show trends over time.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Tables and Figures.
About the Authors.
1: The Exit Poll Phenomenon.
2: Creating and Using Exit Poll Time Series.
3: Composition of the Exit Polls.
4: Presidential Voting Preferences of Exit Poll Respondents.
5: Congressional Voting Preferences of Exit Poll Respondents.