Swedish electorate 1887-1968

Principal investigator(s):

Leif Lewin - Uppsala University, Department of Government

Abstract:

The study concerns the parliamentary elections (for the second chamber) from 1887, the first election of modern type in Sweden´s history with clearly demarcated political groupings within the electorate, to 1968, the last election under the bicameral parliamentary system. The aim is to study the mobilization of the Swedish electorate during the period and how social structure influences political behaviour. The data are of two types: political data and social data.

Study number:

Principal investigator(s):

Leif Lewin - Uppsala University, Department of Government

Principal organisation:

Purpose:

Study the mobilization of the Swedish electorate during 1887 to 1968.

Abstract:

The study concerns the parliamentary elections (for the second chamber) from 1887, the first election of modern type in Sweden´s history with clearly demarcated political groupings within the electorate, to 1968, the last election under the bicameral parliamentary system. The aim is to study the mobilization of the Swedish electorate during the period and how social structure influences political behaviour. The data are of two types: political data and social data.

Time period(s) investigated:

1887 — 1968

Geographic location:

Lowest geographic unit:

County (NUTS3)

Highest geographic unit:

Country

Unit of analysis:

Universe/Population:

Swedish electorate

Kind of data:

Kind of data format:

Numeric

Time Method/Study design:

Sampling procedure:

Total universe/Complete enumeration

Publications

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Lewin, L., Jansson, B., & Sörbom, D. (1972) The Swedish Electorate 1887-1968. Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell.
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Dataset SND 0140-001

Version 1.1:

2013-08-29 doi:10.5878/001561

Metadata enriched

Swedish electorate - Election returns 1887-1970, county level

Citation:

Leif Lewin. Uppsala University, Department of Government (2013). Swedish electorate - Election returns 1887-1970, county level. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.1. https://doi.org/10.5878/001561

Kind of data:

Time period(s) investigated:

1887 — 1970

Variables:

32

Number of individuals/objects:

141

Languages:

Data: Swedish
Codebook: Swedish

Dataset SND 0140-002

Version 1.1:

2013-08-29 doi:10.5878/001562

Metadata enriched

Swedish electorate - Election returns 1964, 1966 and 1968, local level

Citation:

Leif Lewin. Uppsala University, Department of Government (2013). Swedish electorate - Election returns 1964, 1966 and 1968, local level. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.1. https://doi.org/10.5878/001562

Kind of data:

Time period(s) investigated:

1964 — 1968

Variables:

44

Number of individuals/objects:

910

Languages:

Data: Swedish
Codebook: Swedish

Dataset SND 0140-003

Version 1.1:

2013-08-29 doi:10.5878/001563

Metadata enriched

Swedish electorate - Postal voting 1964 and 1968

Citation:

Leif Lewin. Uppsala University, Department of Government (2013). Swedish electorate - Postal voting 1964 and 1968. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.1. https://doi.org/10.5878/001563

Kind of data:

Time period(s) investigated:

1964 — 1968

Variables:

20

Number of individuals/objects:

25

Languages:

Data: Swedish
Codebook: Swedish

Dataset SND 0140-004

Version 1.1:

2013-08-29 doi:10.5878/001564

Metadata enriched

Swedish electorate - Occupations 1890-1960

Citation:

Leif Lewin. Uppsala University, Department of Government (2013). Swedish electorate - Occupations 1890-1960. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.1. https://doi.org/10.5878/001564

Kind of data:

Time period(s) investigated:

1890 — 1960

Variables:

32

Number of individuals/objects:

770

Languages:

Data: Swedish
Codebook: Swedish

Dataset SND 0140-005

Version 1.1:

2013-08-29 doi:10.5878/001565

Metadata enriched

Swedish electorate - Social variables

Citation:

Leif Lewin. Uppsala University, Department of Government (2013). Swedish electorate - Social variables. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.1. https://doi.org/10.5878/001565

Kind of data:

Variables:

30

Number of individuals/objects:

166

Languages:

Data: Swedish
Codebook: Swedish