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WELCOME TO THE UNDERSTANDING AMERICA STUDY 2020 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION DATA PAGE

This page summarizes the data and documentation associated with the 2020 USC Dornsife Presidential Election Polls. These polls were conducted in collaboration with the Center for The Political Future.

The tabs below lead to pages for polls conducted during the 2020 primary season, as well as data and information associated with our Daybreak 2020 Election Tracking Poll which began on August 11, 2020 and continued until election day. As these files are being released over time, you can follow us on Twitter @UAS_CESR for timely updates on recent releases, or watch for updates in our quarterly data user newsletter. To access UAS data files, simply register as a UAS data user. Some election files may require an additional sensitive data user agreement

Sensitive election data may be linked to variables from Other UAS surveys for further analysis, using variable uasid (respondent identifier). For any questions about the Understanding America Study or about overall UAS survey panel methodology click on the "methodology" menu above, or contact us at uas-l@mymaillists.usc.edu.

Click the links below to view data and documentations.


2020 ELECTION TRACKING POLL

This section comprises data and documentation for the Daybreak 2020 election tracking poll longitudinal and daily files, and three stand-alone full-panel surveys, which will be added as they are completed.

Daybreak Poll Data Files

Daybreak Poll Documentation

Daybreak Poll Press Releases/Graphics


2020 PRIMARY PRE-ELECTION POLLS

Primary election data consists of several 2020 Presidential Election pre-primary related polls conducted between March 2019 and January 2020. Data may include questions asked on the same survey but not directly related to the presidential primary. Full question text and context information (including order of questions) is available in each survey’s codebook, and in each poll's Methodology & Topline file. Registration is required to download the data sets, but not required to access toplines and other documentation.

  • UAS 175 details Primary Election Poll March 2019. (March 15, 2019 - April 14, 2019) - Direct download: Stata | CSV
  • UAS 180 details Primary Election Poll March 2019. (April 15, 2019 - May 16, 2019) - Direct download: Stata | CSV
  • UAS 191 details Primary Election Poll May 2019. (May 16, 2019 - June 22, 2019) - Direct download: Stata | CSV
  • UAS 197 details Primary Election Poll Early Release July 2019. (July 12, 2019 - July 26, 2019) - Direct download: Stata | CSV
  • UAS 197 details Primary Election Poll Final Dataset August 2019. (July 12, 2019 - August 11, 2019) - Direct download: Stata | CSV
  • UAS 207 details Primary Election Poll October 2019. (October 21, 2019 - November 03, 2019) - Direct download: Stata | CSV
  • UAS 212 details Primary Election Poll December 2019. (December 13, 2019) - Direct download: Stata | CSV
  • UAS 221 details Primary Election Poll January 2020. (January 15, 2020 - January 28, 2020) - Direct download: Stata | CSV

METHODOLOGY & TOPLINE RELEASE

CROSSTABS

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