CAAPS/ABC News Black Politics Survey

About the Survey

The CAAPS/ABC News Black Politics Survey was conducted by telephone from September 11-14, 2008, among a random national sample of 1941 adults, including an oversample of African Americans, for a total of 1032 black respondents, and an oversample of Hispanics, for a total of 315 Hispanic respondents. The survey is conducted in association with USA Today. The results from the full survey have a 2-point error margin. Fieldwork was conducted by ICR-International Communications Research of Media, PA. Fredrick Harris, Professor of Political Science and Director of the Center on African-American Politics and Society at Columbia, and Gary Langer, Directory of the ABC News Surveying Unit, were the lead investigators of this survey project.

USA Today article on the study

Link to full report