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Weekly Poll Results
January 27-30, 2000

- Voter Involvement Measures
- Reactions to Campaign
[Voter Involvement Index]
[Methodology]

Voter Involvement Measures

(Asked of half of sample)
During the past week, how much attention did you pay to the presidential election campaign a great deal, quite a bit, just some, only a little, or none?


 8%     A great deal of attention
14      Quite a bit 
23      Just some
26      Only a little
28      None
 0      Don't know

(Asked of half of sample)
Now we'd like you to think about the past day only. During the past day have you discussed the presidential campaign with anyone?


33%     Yes
67      No
 0      Don't know

(Asked of half of sample)
Now we'd like to know about the past day only. During the past day, have you been doing any thinking about the presidential campaign, or is this something that you haven't been thinking about?


36%     Yes, have been thinking about campaign
64      No, haven't been thinking about campaign
<1   Don't know

(Asked of half of sample)
Still thinking about the past day only. Can you recall a particular news story about the presidential campaign that you read, saw, or heard during the past day?


37%     Yes
63      No
<1   Don't know

Reactions to Presidential Campaign

(Asked of quarter of sample)
We're interested in your reaction to what's happened in the presidential campaign during the past week. Would you say that the campaign has been boring or has it been exciting during the past week?


65%     Boring
13      Exciting
 1      Both
 9      Neither/about the same as normal
12      Don't know

(Asked of quarter of sample)
We're interested in your reaction to what's happened in the presidential campaign during the past week. Would you say that the campaign has been informative or has it been uninformative during the past week?


39%     Informative
40      Uninformative
 1      Both
 5      Neither/about the same as normal
16      Don't know

(Asked of quarter of sample)
We're interested in your reaction to what's happened in the presidential campaign during the past week. Would you say that the tone of the campaign has been primarily negative or has it been primarily positive during the past week?


26%     Negative
39      Positive
 2      Both
 6      Neither/about the same as normal
27      Don't know

(Asked of quarter of sample)
We're interested in your reaction to what's happened in the presidential campaign during the past week. Would you say that you have felt encouraged or discouraged by what has happened in the campaign during the past week?


28%     Encouraged
30      Discouraged
 3      Both
21      Neither/about the same as normal
18      Don't know

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