Swedish electorate 1887-1968

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Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Leif Lewin - Uppsala University, Department of Government

Description:

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.

Purpose:

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

Subject area:

Social Sciences, Political Science, History (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)
employment, POLITICS, elections, social conditions and indicators, HISTORY (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Responsible department/unit:

Uppsala University, Department of Government

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Leif Lewin - Uppsala University, Department of Government

Contributor(s):

Dag Sörbom - Uppsala University, Department of Information Science

Barbro Lewin - Uppsala University, Department of Government

Bo Jansson

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0140

Description:

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.

Purpose:

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

Language:

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated:

1887 — 1968

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit:

County (NUTS3)

Highest geographic unit:

Country

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Swedish electorate

Time Method:

Sampling procedure:

Total universe/Complete enumeration

Funding:

Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation

Subject area:

Social Sciences, Political Science, History (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)
employment, POLITICS, elections, social conditions and indicators, HISTORY (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Publications

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Lewin, L., Jansson, B., & Sörbom, D. (1972) The Swedish Electorate 1887-1968. Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell.
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Version 1.1:

2013-08-29 doi:10.5878/001561

Metadata added

Dataset 1

Swedish electorate - Election returns 1887-1970, county level

Suggested 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

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Leif Lewin - Uppsala University, Department of Government

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Time period(s) investigated:

1887 — 1970

Variables:

32

Number of individuals/objects:

141

Version 1.1:

2013-08-29 doi:10.5878/001562

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Dataset 2

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

Suggested 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

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Leif Lewin - Uppsala University, Department of Government

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Time period(s) investigated:

1964 — 1968

Variables:

44

Number of individuals/objects:

910

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2013-08-29 doi:10.5878/001563

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Dataset 3

Swedish electorate - Postal voting 1964 and 1968

Suggested 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

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Leif Lewin - Uppsala University, Department of Government

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Time period(s) investigated:

1964 — 1968

Variables:

20

Number of individuals/objects:

25

Version 1.1:

2013-08-29 doi:10.5878/001564

Metadata added

Dataset 4

Swedish electorate - Occupations 1890-1960

Suggested 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

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Leif Lewin - Uppsala University, Department of Government

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Time period(s) investigated:

1890 — 1960

Variables:

32

Number of individuals/objects:

770

Version 1.1:

2013-08-29 doi:10.5878/001565

Metadata added

Dataset 5

Swedish electorate - Social variables

Suggested 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

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Leif Lewin - Uppsala University, Department of Government

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Variables:

30

Number of individuals/objects:

166

Published: 1982-01-01
Last updated: 2019-09-06