Obligation--voting in elections
Variable: obvote
Module:
Core
Subject:
Citizenship
Survey Questions
Questions associated with this variable:

And one last question. We all know that American citizens have certain rights. For example, they have the right to free public education and to police protection, the right to attend religious services of their choice, and the right to elec public officials. I'd like to ask now about certain obligations that some people feel American citizens owe their country. I just want your own opinion on these--whether you feel it is a very important obligation, a somewhat important obligation, or not an obligation that a citizen owes to the country. (READ EACH STATEMENT AND CIRCLE ONE CODE for each).
(REPEAT ANSWER CATEGORIES AS NECESSARY)
A. First, to vote in elections?

Year Availability
Available in 1 of 32 years total. Hover over a year to see ballot information.
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Summary by Year
Showing All Years
Code Label
1 Very important
2 Somewhat important
3 Not obligation
8 Don't know
9 No answer
0 Not applicable
1984
1152
229
66
4
22
0
Summary Statistics
Valid cases 1447
Missing cases 61019