VALU 1991 - SVT exit poll survey parliamentary election 1991

This study is part of the collection SVT exit poll surveys

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.

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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

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0278

Alternative title:

VALU91

Purpose:

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

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.

Language:

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated:

1991

Instrument:

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Sweden

Highest geographic unit:

Country

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Swedish electorate

Sampling procedure:

Mixed probability and non-probability

Publications

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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.

Hernborn, Hans, Holmberg, Sören & Näsman, Per (2006). Valu i allmänhetens tjänst. Stockholm: Sveriges television (SVT)
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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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Version 1.1:

2008-12-03 doi:10.5878/001520

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Version 1.0:

1991-11-01 doi:10.5878/001125

VALU 1991 - SVT exit poll survey parliamentary election 1991

Citation:

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

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 1991-09-12 — 1991-09-15

Data collector: Sveriges Television

Source of the data: Population group

Variables:

33

Number of individuals/objects:

2729