Upcoming Debates Could Solidify Undecideds’ Choice for President With over half of all Americans unable to identify Al Gore and George W. Bush’s positions on issues ranging from the economy to health care to education to crime, the debates that begin tomorrow night could play a major role in deciding the outcome of this election,
Institutions of Democracy
While the Public Learned Specifics About Bush and Gore After Their Conventions, One out of Two Still Not Ready to Vote
Men More Likely than Women to Know Policy Positions and More Likely to Feel they Can Make an Informed Choice for President In this analysis the Annenberg Public Policy Center examines why only one in two Americans (49 percent) feels she or he has learned enough about Al Gore and George W. Bush to make
Convention Increases America’s Appetite for News About the Presidential Race
Low Ratings Do Not Equate to Lack of Interest in Presidential Campaign Despite the fact that over half of all Americans watched only a few minutes or less of the Republican National Convention, the convention increased interest in network and cable news coverage of the presidential campaign and awareness of George W. Bush’s policy positions,
Americans Still Unfamiliar With Most of Bush and Gore’s Policy Positions and Feel Ill-Equipped to Make Choice Between Them
Fifty-five percent of Americans feel they don’t yet know enough about the candidates in the presidential election to make an informed choice, and most don’t know where George W. Bush and Al Gore stand on major policy issues according to new research from the Annenberg 2000 survey released today by the Annenberg Public Policy Center.
Annenberg Survey: Many Americans Still Have Much to Learn About the Presidential Candidates
At the start of the party conventions much of the public does not know the candidates’ backgrounds and policies.
Latest Report from the Annenberg 2000 Survey
The 2000 Nominating Campaign: Endorsements, Attacks, and Debates While an endorsement from a politician, newspaper or interest group helped candidates attract voters in the 2000 primaries, endorsements also had a ricochet effect of driving voters to other candidates, according to a new report released from the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania.
The Primary Campaign: What Did the Candidates Say, What Did the Public Learn, and Did It Matter?
The issue agendas of the candidates varied both within parties and between parties. The Republican candidates were more likely to focus on attacking Gore than Gore or Bradley were to concentrate on attacking the Republicans or Bush.
Public Policy for a Networked Nation – Dec 1999
This report examines how the Telecommunications Act of 1996 created a highly pro-competitive strategic direction for public policy-makers that federal, state regulators, and state legislators appear to be following.
Civility in the House of Representatives: The 105th Congress
This report compares the 105th Congress to those that preceded it. This report is predicated on the assumption that strong partisanship and civility are not mutually exclusive.