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Abortion, Placement of Public Figures

There are many questions, particularly from the NES, where the respondent is asked, for example, what Obama thinks about abortion


Below are 38 questions from surveys in the ARDA that attempt to measure this concept.

  • BUSH ABRTN from American National Election Studies, 2000LEARN MORE
    • Where would you place George W. Bush (on abortion)? (BUSH ABRTN) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • GORE ABRTN from American National Election Studies, 2000LEARN MORE
    • Where would you place Al Gore on abortion? (GORE ABRTN) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • RHC ABSC from American National Election Studies, 2000LEARN MORE
    • What about [REPUBLICAN HOUSE CANDIDATE] (on abortion)? Which opinion best agrees with [HIS/HER] views? (RHC ABSC) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • DHC ABSC from American National Election Studies, 2000LEARN MORE
    • What about [DEMOCRATIC HOUSE CANDIDATE] (on abortion)? Which opinion best agrees with [HIS/HER] views? (DHC ABSC) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • DEMABORT from American National Election Studies, 2004LEARN MORE
    • Where would you place the DEMOCRATIC PARTY? (on abortion)? (DEMABORT) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • DHCABORT from American National Election Studies, 2004LEARN MORE
    • Where would you place DEMOCRATIC HOUSE CANDIDATE? (on abortion)? (DHCABORT) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • GWBABORT from American National Election Studies, 2004LEARN MORE
    • Where would you place GEORGE W. BUSH? (on abortion)? (GWBABORT) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • KRRYABOR from American National Election Studies, 2004LEARN MORE
    • Where would you place JOHN KERRY? (on abortion)? (KRRYABOR) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • REPABORT from American National Election Studies, 2004LEARN MORE
    • Where would you place the REPUBLICAN PARTY? (on abortion)? (REPABORT) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • RHCABORT from American National Election Studies, 2004LEARN MORE
    • Where would you place REPUBLICAN HOUSE CANDIDATE? (on abortion)? (RHCABORT) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • W10RA1 from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009LEARN MORE
    • Does Barack Obama favor, oppose, or neither favor nor oppose abortion being legal if staying pregnant would hurt the womans health but is very unlikely to cause her to die? (W10RA1) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • W10RA3 from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009LEARN MORE
    • Does Barack Obama favor, oppose, or neither favor nor oppose abortion being legal if the child will not be the sex the woman wants it to be? (W10RA3) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • W10RA5 from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009LEARN MORE
    • Does John McCain favor, oppose, or neither favor nor oppose abortion being legal if staying pregnant would hurt the womans health but is very unlikely to cause her to die? (W10RA5) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • W10RA7 from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009LEARN MORE
    • Does John McCain favor, oppose, or neither favor nor oppose abortion being legal if the child will not be the sex the woman wants it to be? (W10RA7) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • W11RA1 from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009LEARN MORE
    • Does Barack Obama favor, oppose, or neither favor nor oppose abortion being legal if staying pregnant would hurt the womans health but is very unlikely to cause her to die? (W11RA1) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • W11RA3 from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009LEARN MORE
    • Does Barack Obama favor, oppose, or neither favor nor oppose abortion being legal if the child will not be the sex the woman wants it to be? (W11RA3) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • W11RA5 from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009LEARN MORE
    • Does John McCain favor, oppose, or neither favor nor oppose abortion being legal if staying pregnant would hurt the womans health but is very unlikely to cause her to die? (W11RA5) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • W11RA7 from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009LEARN MORE
    • Does John McCain favor, oppose, or neither favor nor oppose abortion being legal if the child will not be the sex the woman wants it to be? (W11RA7) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • V085081A from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008LEARN MORE
    • Where would you place the Democratic Party? {DO NOT PROBE DK} (V085081A) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • V085088 from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008LEARN MORE
    • Where would you place George W. Bush? {DO NOT PROBE DK} (V085088) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • V085089A from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008LEARN MORE
    • Where would you place Barack Obama (on abortion)? {DO NOT PROBE DK} (V085089A) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • V085089B from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008LEARN MORE
    • Where would you place John McCain? {DO NOT PROBE DK} (V085089B) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • V085090A from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008LEARN MORE
    • IF DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE IN HOUSE RACE: Where would you place -DEMOCRATIC HOUSE CANDIDATE-? {DO NOT PROBE DK} (V085090A) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • V085090B from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008LEARN MORE
    • IF REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE IN HOUSE RACE: IF R DID NOT INDICATE NO RECOGNITION OF REPUBLICAN HOUSE CAND IN THERMOMETER: (Looking at page 6 of the booklet) Where would you place -Republican House candidate-? (on abortion)? {DO NOT PROBE DK} (V085090B) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • V085091B from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008LEARN MORE
    • Where would you place the Republican Party? {DO NOT PROBE DK} (V085091B) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • V085099 from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008LEARN MORE
    • What about Barack Obama? Does Barack Obama favor, oppose, or neither favor nor oppose abortion being legal if: staying pregnant would hurt the womans health but is very unlikely to cause her to die? (V085099) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • V085100 from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008LEARN MORE
    • IF FIRST ABORTION SCENARIO/NOT FIRST ABORTION SCENARIO: Does Barack Obama favor, oppose, or neither favor nor oppose abortion being legal if: the child will not be the sex the woman wants it to be? (V085100) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • V085101 from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008LEARN MORE
    • IF FIRST ABORTION SCENARIO/NOT FIRST ABORTION SCENARIO: What about John McCain? Does John McCain favor, oppose, or neither favor nor oppose abortion being legal if: staying pregnant would hurt the womans health but is very unlikely to cause her to die? (V085101) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • V085102 from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008LEARN MORE
    • IF FIRST ABORTION SCENARIO/NOT FIRST ABORTION SCENARIO: Does John McCain favor, oppose, or neither favor nor oppose abortion being legal if: the child will not be the sex the woman wants it to be? (V085102) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • GIULABOR from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2007LEARN MORE
    • On the abortion issue, do you happen to know if Rudy Giuliani is…pro-choice, that is, a supporter of abortion rights, pro-life, that is, favors new laws to outlaw abortion in almost all cases, or are you not sure where he stands on this issue? (GIULABOR) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • ABOBMA_A from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009LEARN MORE
    • As far as you know, what is Barack Obamas position on abortion? Is he pro-choice, that is, supports a womans right to choose an abortion, or is he pro-life, that is, supports restricting access to abortion in most cases? (Q135) (ABOBMA_A) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • ABWORR_A from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009LEARN MORE
    • If ABOBMA_A = 1: Do you [worry that Obama will go too far in supporting abortion rights], [worry that Obama wont go far enough in supporting abortion rights], or think that Obama will handle the issue of abortion about right? [Choices in brackets were read in random in order] (Q136) (ABWORR_A) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • OBLESS_A from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009LEARN MORE
    • And from what you know, does Barack Obama think it would be a good thing to reduce the number of abortions performed in the United States, or doesnt he feel this way? [Form 1 only] (Q152) (OBLESS_A) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • BABORT from Middletown Area Study, 1992LEARN MORE
    • Which statement do you believe best describes George Bushs position on abortion? (BABORT) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • CABORT from Middletown Area Study, 1992LEARN MORE
    • Which statement do you believe best describes Bill Clintons position on abortion? (CABORT) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • PABORT from Middletown Area Study, 1992LEARN MORE
    • Which statement do you believe best describes Ross Perots position on abortion? (PABORT) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
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