VALU 1998 - SVT exit poll survey parliamentary election 1998

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:

This exit poll survey was carried out in connection with the parliamentary election on September 20 1998. Earlier exit poll surveys has been carried out in connection with the parliamentary elections in 1991 and 1994, the referendum on Swedish membership of the European Union in 1994 and the first Swedish election to the European Parliament in 1995. Voters leaving the polling stations were asked to fill in a questionnaire including questions on: party voted for in the general and local elections; time for decision how to vote; party voted for in the general election 1994; vote intention if there were a referendum on Swedish EMU-membership; placement on a political left-right scale; confidence in Swedish politicians; gender, age, occupational group, union membership and church attendance. The respondents also had to indicate how important a number of items were for the decision how to vote, and to give an opinion on the policy of the different political parties.

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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 0630

Alternative title:

VALU98

Description:

This exit poll survey was carried out in connection with the parliamentary election on September 20 1998. Earlier exit poll surveys has been carried out in connection with the parliamentary elections in 1991 and 1994, the referendum on Swedish membership of the European Union in 1994 and the first Swedish election to the European Parliament in 1995. Voters leaving the polling stations were asked to fill in a questionnaire including questions on: party voted for in the general and local elections; time for decision how to vote; party voted for in the general election 1994; vote intention if there were a referendum on Swedish EMU-membership; placement on a political left-right scale; confidence in Swedish politicians; gender, age, occupational group, union membership and church attendance. The respondents also had to indicate how important a number of items were for the decision how to vote, and to give an opinion on the policy of the different political parties.

Language:

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated:

1998

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Sweden

Highest geographic unit:

Country

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Swedish electorate

Sampling procedure:

Mixed probability and non-probability

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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.

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:10.5878/001513

Version 1.0:

1999-01-10 doi:10.5878/001512

VALU 1998 - SVT exit poll survey parliamentary election 1998

Citation:

Per Näsman, Hans Hernborn, Sören Holmberg, Torbjörn Thedéen. Sveriges Television (2008). VALU 1998 - SVT exit poll survey parliamentary election 1998. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.1. https://doi.org/10.5878/001513

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1998-09-14 — 1998-09-20

Data collector: Sveriges Television

Source of the data: Population group

Variables:

47

Number of individuals/objects:

8907