U.S. sources used to learn about 2016 presidential campaign, by primary participation

This statistic shows the media sources most used by Americans to learn about the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, by likelihood of partipating in a primary or caucus. Twenty-seven percent of respondents who said they were likely to participate in a primary or caucus also said Cable TV news was their most helpful source for information on the election.

Sources used by Americans to learn about the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, by primary participation

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Source

Release date

February 2016

Region

United States

Survey time period

Jan. 18 to Jan. 27, 2016

Number of respondents

3,760 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Panel survey

Supplementary notes

Survey panel consisted of paper mail respondents and email respondents.

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