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VALU 2010 - SVT exit poll survey parliamentary election 2010

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Title:

VALU 2010 - SVT exit poll survey parliamentary election 2010

Purpose:

Provide analytical support for the election night broadcast on Swedish television during the election night, and for other post-election analysis.

Abstract:

This exit poll survey was carried out in connection with the parliamentary election on September 19, 2010.

In VALU - Swedish exit poll surveys - voters leaving polling stations are asked by public service broadcaster Sveriges Television (SVT) to fill in a questionnaire and put it anonymously in a sealed box. After collecting and processing the responses, Sveriges Television is able to present an election forecast and an analysis of the reasons underlying the outcome of the election in it´s Election Night broadcast. The surveys are referred to as VALU, an abbreviation for vallokalsundersökning, Swedish for exit poll survey. The first exit poll survey in Sweden was carried out at the parliamentary election in 1991. Since then similar studies have been carried out in connection with all Parliamentary elections, referendums and elections to the European Parliament.

Voters leaving the polling stations were asked to fill in a questionnaire including questions on: party voted for in the general and local elections; time for decision how to vote; own political opinion in agreement with the opinion

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Time period covered:

2010-09-06 - 2010-09-19

Mode of data collection:

2010-09-06 - 2010-09-19 (Fixed form self-administred questionnaire: paper)

Country:

Sweden

Universe/Population:

Swedish electorate

Sampling procedure:

Availability status:

1c - Freely available via ordering

Homepage:

Datasets

SND 0885-001

VALU 2010 - SVT exit poll survey parliamentary election 2010

Version:

2.0, 2014-09-05 doi:10.5878/002168

Citation:

Holmberg, Sören, Näsman, Per, & Wännström, Kent. (2014). VALU 2010 - SVT exit poll survey parliamentary election 2010. Version 2.0. Swedish National Data Service. http://dx.doi.org/10.5878/002168

Kind of data:

Voting data: Exit polls

Variables:

60

Cases:

11899

Mode of data collection:

2010-09-06 - 2010-09-19 (Fixed form self-administred questionnaire: paper)

Languages:

  Languages
data Swedish, English
questionnaire Swedish
codebook Swedish, English

Minoritetsbefolkningens möte med det politiske Norge. Partivalg, valgdeltakelse, representasjon

Hernborn, Hans (2002). Valu : Swedish exit polls. Stockholm: Sveriges television (SVT)
Libris

Hernborn, Hans, Holmberg, Sören & Näsman, Per (2006). Valu i allmänhetens tjänst. Stockholm: Sveriges television (SVT)
SwepubLibrisTill lärosätets (gu) databas

Hernborn, Hans, Holmberg, Sören, Näsman, Per, & Thedéen, Torbjörn (2003) Valu : Sveriges Televisions vallokalsundersökningar. Stockholm: SVT.

Jussila Hammes, J., Political economics or Keynesian demand-side policies: What determines transport infrastructure investment in Swedish municipalities?, Research in Transportation Economics (2015), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/ j.retrec.2015.07.007
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0739885915000323


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