VALU 2002 - SVT exit poll survey parliamentary election 2002

SND-ID: SND 0787

This study is part of the collection SVT exit poll surveys

Description Data and documentation

Alternative title

VALU02

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Hans Hernborn - Sveriges Television

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

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

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

Description

This exit poll survey was carried out in connection with the parliamentary election on September 15, 2002.

In VALU - Swedish exit poll surveys - voters leaving polling stations are asked by public service broadcaster Sveriges Television (SVT) to fill in a questionnaire and put it anonymously in a sealed box. After collecting and processing the responses, Sveriges Television is able to present an election forecast and an analysis of the reasons underlying the outcome of the election in it´s Election Night broadcast. The surveys are referred to as VALU, an abbreviation for vallokalsundersökning, Swedish for exit poll survey. The first exit poll survey in Sweden was carried out at the parliamentary election in 1991. Since then similar studies have been carried out in connection with all Parliamentary elections, referendums and elections to the European Parliament.

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; preferred formation of the government after the elec

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Language

English

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
In VALU a selection is made of a number of electoral districts and in this way their respective polling station. The number of electoral districts to be selected for VALU is allocated among the different regions according to the size of the electorate. Within each region, the electoral districts are then selected to be included in VALU. This selection is based on the size and geographical location of the electoral district.

Time period(s) investigated

2002

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Highest geographic unit

Country

Publications

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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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Hernborn, Hans (2002). Valu : Swedish exit polls. Stockholm: Sveriges television (SVT)
Libris

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

Jussila Hammes, J., Political economics or Keynesian demand-side policies: What determines transport infrastructure investment in Swedish municipalities?, Research in Transportation Economics (2015), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/ j.retrec.2015.07.007
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0739885915000323
ISSN: 0739-8859

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Dataset
VALU 2002 - SVT exit poll survey parliamentary election 2002

Version 2.0

2014-09-11
https://doi.org/10.5878/002189

Harmonization of missing data codes : NA=999

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Citation

Hans Hernborn, Sören Holmberg, Torbjörn Thedéen, Per Näsman. Sveriges Television (2014). <em>VALU 2002 - SVT exit poll survey parliamentary election 2002</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 2.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002189">https://doi.org/10.5878/002189</a>

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Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Hans Hernborn - Sveriges Television

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

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

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

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2002-09-02–2002-09-15
  • Data collector: Sveriges Television
  • Instrument: VALU 2002 (Questionnaire)
  • Source of the data: Population group

Variables

49

Number of individuals/objects

8936

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Published: 2002-01-01
Last updated: 2020-01-22