Swedish election study 1994

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Statistics Sweden

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Mikael Gilljam - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Description

This is the thirteenth election study carried out in Sweden in connection with a Swedish general election. Many of the questions are replications of questions asked in one or several of the previous surveys, but there are also a number of questions not asked before. The interview included questions on how much the respondent takes part of political matters in mass media; political interest in general and political discussions among family and friends; important issues when deciding how to vote; opinion on which of the smaller parties will receive at least 4% of the votes; and preferred formation of the government after the election. There were also a number of questions on the opinions of the political parties regarding: employment, environment, taxes, the Swedish economy, energy and nuclear power, foreign affairs and security policy, social safety, child care, EU, refugees, law and order, equality between men and women, and education. Political parties, party leaders and other key politicians, and different groups and organizations were to be placed on a scale ranging from strongly dislike to

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Subject area

Political behaviour and attitudes, Elections, Government, political systems and organisations (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Political Science (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Responsible department/unit

University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Statistics Sweden

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Mikael Gilljam - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Identifiers

SND-ID: SND 0570

Alternative title

VU94

Description

This is the thirteenth election study carried out in Sweden in connection with a Swedish general election. Many of the questions are replications of questions asked in one or several of the previous surveys, but there are also a number of questions not asked before. The interview included questions on how much the respondent takes part of political matters in mass media; political interest in general and political discussions among family and friends; important issues when deciding how to vote; opinion on which of the smaller parties will receive at least 4% of the votes; and preferred formation of the government after the election. There were also a number of questions on the opinions of the political parties regarding: employment, environment, taxes, the Swedish economy, energy and nuclear power, foreign affairs and security policy, social safety, child care, EU, refugees, law and order, equality between men and women, and education. Political parties, party leaders and other key politicians, and different groups and organizations were to be placed on a scale ranging from strongly dislike to

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Language

English

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated

1994-08 — 1994-11

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit

Constituency

Highest geographic unit

Country

Unit of analysis

Population

Individuals aged 18-80 years, residing in Sweden and eligible to vote in the parliamentary election 1994

Subject area

Political behaviour and attitudes, Elections, Government, political systems and organisations (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Political Science (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Publications

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Oscarsson, H. (1998) Den svenska partirymden : Väljarnas uppfattningar av konfliktstrukturen i partisystemet 1956-1996. Göteborg : Department of Political Science. ISBN: 91-628-3000-7.
Libris
ISSN: 0346-5942
ISBN: 91-628-3000-7

Elinder, M. (2008) Essays on Economic Voting, Cognitive Dissonance and Trust. Uppsala : Department of Economics, Univ. ISBN: 978-91-85519-20-0.
ISBN: 978-91-85519-20-0
ISSN: 0283-7668

Gilljam, M., & Holmberg, S. (1995) Så röstade väljarna. In Allmänna valen 1994. Del 3 (SOS). Stockholm: Statistics Sweden.

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

Gilljam, M., & Holmberg, S. (1995) Väljarnas val. Stockholm : Fritze. ISBN: 91-38-50504-5.
Libris
ISBN: 91-38-50504-5
ISSN: 0347-9366

Holmberg, Sören (2000) Partidemokrati : en sammanfattning av några resultat från valundersökningarna 1956-1998. Stockholm: Statistics Sweden.

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Swedish election study 1994

Suggested citation

Sören Holmberg, Mikael Gilljam, Statistics Sweden. University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science (1997). <em>Swedish election study 1994</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002514">https://doi.org/10.5878/002514</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Statistics Sweden

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Mikael Gilljam - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Mode of collection: Face-to-face interview

Time period(s) for data collection: 1994-08-22 — 1994-09-17

Data collector: Statistics Sweden

Instrument: Questionnaire stage A (Structured questionnaire)

Source of the data: Registers/Records/Accounts: Administrative, Registers/Records/Accounts: Voting results, Population group

Mode of collection: Face-to-face interview

Time period(s) for data collection: 1994-09-19 — 1994-11-20

Data collector: Statistics Sweden

Instrument: Questionnaire stage B (Structured questionnaire)

Source of the data: Registers/Records/Accounts: Administrative, Registers/Records/Accounts: Voting results, Population group

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: e-mail

Time period(s) for data collection: 1994-09-19 — 1994-11-20

Data collector: Statistics Sweden

Instrument: Mail questionnaire (Structured questionnaire)

Source of the data: Registers/Records/Accounts: Administrative, Registers/Records/Accounts: Voting results, Population group

Variables

548

Number of individuals/objects

3341

Published: 1997-01-01
Last updated: 2019-02-20