Ann Arbor, MI, and Palo Alto, CA: American National Election Studies
. Available at http://www.electionstudies.org/resources/ papers/nes012554.pdf; Ansolabehere, Stephen, and Eitan Hersh.
Luttig reports that in the 2012 American National Election Studies
survey, 13 percent of white Democrats chose the "authoritarian" response to each of the four standard questions, while 19 percent of white Republicans did the same.
For the first time, the American National Election Studies
(ANES) in its 2012 dataset included variables regarding support for the Tea Party movement.
Second, these papers make use of a variety of data, including old workhorse sources, such as the American National Election Studies
and election data, but also data from the National Annenberg Election Study and the 2008 Cooperative Congressional Election Study, as well as data on presidential rhetoric and other presidential preference polls.
Drawing on election results, surveys, polls, and data from American National Election Studies
surveys, they examine the nomination process; election campaigns; vice presidential selection; voting behavior in the areas of turnout, social groups, issues, presidential performance and retrospective voting, and party loyalties; and outcomes, to see why the Republicans lost the majority, whether Democrats can solidify their majority, and why postwar American politics are so volatile.
Creation of the American National Election Studies
Source: American National Election Studies
All data from Vital Statistics on American Politia and American National Election Studies
To gauge the level of individual political participation, survey responses can be used from the American National Election Studies
conducted since 1952.(9) Responses to survey questions (weighted in 1960 and 1976) indicate whether an individual has [TABULAR DATA FOR TABLE 1 OMITTED] participated in an election campaign.
Where possible, Fried says, he has used data from the General Social Survey and the American National Election Studies
, but surveys conducted by the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press, the Gallup Organization, the Institute for Public Policy and Social Research, Harris Interactive, and other organizations have been utilized as well.
While personal contact campaigning, as measured by the American National Election Studies
(ANES), generally increased between 1956 and the early 1980s, these rates dropped off through the early 1990s.
Warren Miller will be honored not only for his contributions to the study of electoral politics, but also for his 47 years of leadership at the Institute for Social Research and his 27 years of direction of the American National Election Studies
. As the first executive director of the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research, Warren Miller played a vital role in creating, and facilitating the use of, the largest archive of quantitative social science data in the United States.