VALU 1991 - SVT exit poll survey parliamentary election 1991

SND-ID: SND 0278

This study is part of the collection SVT exit poll surveys

Description Data and documentation

Alternative title

VALU91

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Per Näsman - Royal Institute of Technology, Division of Safety Research

Hans Hernborn - Sveriges Television

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Torbjörn Thedéen - Royal Institute of Technology, Division of Safety Research

Description

In connection with the elections in 1991 the first Swedish exit poll survey was carried out. Voters leaving the polling stations were asked to fill in a questionnaire with questions on: party voted for in the general and local elections; party voted for in the general election 1988; time for decision how to vote; placement on a political left-right scale; confidence in Swedish politicians; occupational group and union membership; prime minister if a bourgeois government; church attendance. The respondents also had to indicate how important a number of items was for the decision how to vote.

Purpose:

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

Language

Swedish

Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

Sveriges Television

Responsible department/unit

Sveriges Television
Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Method

Unit of analysis

Population

Swedish electorate

Sampling procedure

Mixed probability and non-probability

Time period(s) investigated

1991

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Highest geographic unit

Country

Publications

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Arndt, C. (2013). The Electoral Consequences of Third Way Welfare State Reforms: Social Democracy's Transformation and its Political Costs. Amsterdam University Press.
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ISBN: 978-90-8964-450-3

Hernborn, Hans, Holmberg, Sören & Näsman, Per (2006). Valu i allmänhetens tjänst. Stockholm: Sveriges television (SVT)
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Hernborn, Hans (2002). Valu : Swedish exit polls. Stockholm: Sveriges television (SVT)
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Hernborn, Hans, Holmberg, Sören, Näsman, Per, & Thedéen, Torbjörn (2003) Valu : Sveriges Televisions vallokalsundersökningar. Stockholm: SVT.

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VALU 1991 - SVT exit poll survey parliamentary election 1991

Associated documentation

Version 1.1

2008-12-03
https://doi.org/10.5878/001520

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Citation

Per Näsman, Hans Hernborn, Sören Holmberg, Torbjörn Thedéen. Sveriges Television (2008). <em>VALU 1991 - SVT exit poll survey parliamentary election 1991</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.1. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/001520">https://doi.org/10.5878/001520</a>

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Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Per Näsman - Royal Institute of Technology, Division of Safety Research

Hans Hernborn - Sveriges Television

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Torbjörn Thedéen - Royal Institute of Technology, Division of Safety Research

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1991-09-12–1991-09-15
  • Data collector: Sveriges Television
  • Instrument: Structured questionnaire
  • Source of the data: Population group

Variables

33

Number of individuals/objects

2729

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Published: 1992-01-01
Last updated: 2020-01-22