Race in the United States: It's not a matter of black and white
In the data essay, Black-White Relations: Contradictions Abound, wide disparities are revealed in answers to polling questions on racism, equal opportunities and the need for government services, while there is often agreement in areas such as the…
Charting the 1996 Vote
People, Opinions & Polls, handicapping the 1996 election, with historical data on voting patterns from 1920 through 1992. Also, a look at polling past and present, and trends in European polling.
A Vast Empirical Record Refutes the Idea of Civic Decline
Polls show that civic participation is alive and well in areas such as voluntarism, philanthropy, and church attendance. Also, technology is enhancing political involvement, and measuring the political acuity of American youth.
Campaign '96: The Gender Story
A data essay showing how men and women agree and differ on politics, the role of government, poverty, social issues and foreign policy. Also, polling in Russia and Spain, and the public's opinion of opinion polls.
Looking at how the public perceives Bill Clinton and Bob Dole as Americans prepare to go to the polls for the 53rd time to pick their president. Also, measuring consumer uncertainty and sometimes conflicted views on science and technology.
The Status-Quo Election
Explaining the 1996 presidential and congressional elections, who voted how, and why. Also, the split in American ideology between people who see government as a tool and those who distrust government, and assessment of how well the polls called the…