The Religion & Politics Tracking Poll was conducted by Public Religion Research Institute to examine attitudes on breaking news and emerging issues at the intersection of religion and politics. This survey examined public attitudes toward the 2012 primaries. Questions explored attitudes toward different issues facing the country, perceptions of primary candidates and excitement about casting a vote for different candidates.
- Data File
- Cases: 1,005
Weight Variable: WEIGHT
- Data Collection
- Date Collected: January 25-29, 2012
- Original Survey (Instrument)
- PRRI Religion and Politics Tracking Survey January 2012
- Funded By
- Public Religion Research Institute
- Collection Procedures
- The survey was designed and conducted by Public Religion Research Institute. Results of the survey were based on bilingual (Spanish and English) RDD telephone interviews conducted between January 25-29, 2012 by professional interviewers under the direction of Social Science Research Solutions (SSRS).
- Sampling Procedures
- Interviews were conducted among a random sample of 1,005 adults, 18 years of age or older in the continental United States (302 respondents were interviewed on a cell phone).
- Principal Investigators
- Robert P. Jones and Daniel Cox
- Notes on Weighted Data
- The final sample was weighted to five different parameters -- age, sex, geographic region, education and telephone usage -- to ensure reliable and accurate representation of the total adult population