European Parliament election study 1999

This study is part of the collection Swedish Election Studies - European parliament elections

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Description:

The second Swedish election to the EU-parliament was held on the 13th of June 1999. As in connection to all general elections and referenda held in Sweden since 1956, an election study was carried out in connection to this election. The main subject of the survey was the European Union and the respondent´s attitudes toward the Swedish EU membership, but the survey also included a number of questions asked in one or several of the Swedish election studies.
General questions about politics included: daily newspaper reading habits regarding national politics, local politics, politics in foreign countries and EU-related issues; exposure to news in different media; interest in politics in general, as well as in EU-related issues; the importance of the EU-parliament election and if any issues were of particular importance when deciding how to vote in the election; opinion on the most positive and the most negative effects of EU; opinion on the political parties and their party leaders on a scale ranging from -5 to +5; trust in Swedish politicians, the EU-parliament, the EU-commission, and in the Swe

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Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0759

Alternative title:

EUP99

Purpose:

Explain why people vote as they do and why an election ends in a particular way. Track and follow trends in the Swedish electoral democracy and make comparisons with other countries.

Description:

The second Swedish election to the EU-parliament was held on the 13th of June 1999. As in connection to all general elections and referenda held in Sweden since 1956, an election study was carried out in connection to this election. The main subject of the survey was the European Union and the respondent´s attitudes toward the Swedish EU membership, but the survey also included a number of questions asked in one or several of the Swedish election studies.
General questions about politics included: daily newspaper reading habits regarding national politics, local politics, politics in foreign countries and EU-related issues; exposure to news in different media; interest in politics in general, as well as in EU-related issues; the importance of the EU-parliament election and if any issues were of particular importance when deciding how to vote in the election; opinion on the most positive and the most negative effects of EU; opinion on the political parties and their party leaders on a scale ranging from -5 to +5; trust in Swedish politicians, the EU-parliament, the EU-commission, and in the Swe

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Language:

English

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated:

1999

Instrument:

EuP1999 questionnaire (Questionnaire)

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit:

County (NUTS3)

Highest geographic unit:

Country

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Individuals aged 18-80 years, residing in Sweden and eligible to vote in the EU-parliament election 1999

Sampling procedure:

Probability: Simple random

Publications

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Holmberg, Sören et al. (2001) EuropaOpinionen. Göteborg: Department of Political Science. ISBN: 91-89246-02-0.
Libris

Oscarsson, H., & Holmberg, S. (2006) Europaval. Göteborg : Department of Political Science, Univ. ISBN: 91-89246-27-6.

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European Parliament election study 1999

Citation:

Sören Holmberg, Statistics Sweden. University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science (2014). European Parliament election study 1999. Swedish National Data Service. Version 2.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002082

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Face-to-face interview

Time period(s) for data collection: 1999-06-14 — 1999-09-27

Data collector: Statistics Sweden

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

Variables:

358

Number of individuals/objects:

2678