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March 2008

Internet as Political Information Tool Popular, But Television Still Dominates, Annenberg Survey Finds

Despite the popularity of the Internet during this campaign season, television remains the top source among all age groups for obtaining information about the 2008 presidential campaign, according to data released today by the National Annenberg Election Survey of the University of Pennsylvania.   Most adults (89%) say they get information about the presidential race
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Americans Following Presidential Campaign More Closely Than In 2004, Annenberg Data Show

Americans are following the 2008 presidential campaign more closely than they did in 2004, according to data released today by the National Annenberg Election Survey of the University of Pennsylvania. The level of interest in the campaign has remained high throughout the campaign season among all ideological segments of the population, Democrats, Republicans, and independents
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Gender, Age, Race and Ethnicity Affect Who Is Seen As Best Choice for Commander in Chief of Military, Annenberg Data Show

In the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, the gender, age, race and ethnicity of the voter play significant roles in whom Democrats and independents identify as the Democratic candidate who would make the best commander in chief of the military, according to data released today by the National Annenberg Election Survey.   The study
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Endorsements Don’t Sway the Public – With a Few Exceptions

With a few notable exceptions, the endorsement of presidential primary candidates by notable groups and individuals carries little weight with the public, according to data released today by the National Annenberg Election Survey (NAES).   In the survey, we asked people if they knew who certain people and organizations had endorsed for either the Republican
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Public Believes McCain Over New York Times Story 2 to 1, Annenberg Data Show

Two-thirds of adults in the U.S. heard or read about the New York Times February 21 story alluding to a potentially inappropriate relationship between Republican presidential hopeful Senator John McCain and a female lobbyist during his presidential bid in 2000, according to recent data collected by the University of Pennsylvania’s National Annenberg Election Survey. Of
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