Perot and Reform
Party Activist Studies
J. Stone, University of California, Davis
B. Rapoport, College of William and Mary
Below are summaries of three reports that
have been sent to respondents participating in the survey. The "1992
Presidential Selection Study Results" describes the sample of 1992 callers
to the Perot 1-800 telephone number in terms of issue positions, prior
activity, and activity in the 1992 campaign, both during the spring and
fall portions of the campaign. The "1994 Party Leadership Survey:
The Congressional Elections" focuses on the 1994 U.S. Congressional elections
and the role of 1992 callers to the Perot 1-800 telephone number and of
1992 Republican and Democratic caucus participants in the Republican victory.
the "1996 Party Leadership and Presidential Survey Results" looks at the
long-term prospects of the Reform Party by comparing samples of contributors
to the Reform Party with contributors to the Democratic and Republican
In addition to the reports to respondents,
data and codebooks for the 1992 panel study of potential Perot supporters/activists
are available for downloading. The publicly available dataset contains
nomination and November election waves in 1992. Additional survey
were taken in 1994 and 1996. Summary results from these panel waves
are available in the reports to respondents.
Note: The codebook can
be viewed with the browser and contains frequency distributions for all
variables contained in the dataset.
Note: The data are in
SPSS format. The files are compressed using WinZip on the PC.
The data and codebooks
are also available through the Inter-university
Consortium for Political and Social Research as ICPSR Study #2809.