VALU 2010 - SVT exit poll survey parliamentary election 2010

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

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

Kent Wännström - Sveriges Television

Description

This exit poll survey was carried out in connection with the parliamentary election on September 19, 2010.

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; own political opinion in agreement with the opinion

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Subject area

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

Responsible department/unit

Sveriges Television

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

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

Kent Wännström - Sveriges Television

Identifiers

SND-ID: SND 0885

Alternative title

VALU10

Description

This exit poll survey was carried out in connection with the parliamentary election on September 19, 2010.

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; own political opinion in agreement with the opinion

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Language

English

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated

2010

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Highest geographic unit

Country

Unit of analysis

Population

Swedish electorate

Sampling procedure

Mixed probability and non-probability

Subject area

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

Publications

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

Bergh, J. och Björklund, T. (2013) Minoritetsbefolkningens møte med det politiske Norge partivalg, valgdeltakelse, representasjon. Olso: Cappelen Damm akademisk
Google Books
ISBN: 9788202396985

Grundström, E. (2009) The influence of party leaders and ideological beliefs on voters selection of party bloc in the Swedish Parliament Election 2006. A study of the VALU exit poll survey. Studentarbete vid Umeå universitet

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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Version 2.0

2014-09-05
https://doi.org/10.5878/002168

Harmonization of missing data codes : NA=999

Version 1.0

VALU 2010 - SVT exit poll survey parliamentary election 2010

Suggested citation

Sören Holmberg, Per Näsman, Kent Wännström. Sveriges Television (2014). <em>VALU 2010 - SVT exit poll survey parliamentary election 2010</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 2.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002168">https://doi.org/10.5878/002168</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

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

Kent Wännström - Sveriges Television

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 2010-09-06 — 2010-09-19

Instrument: VALU2010 (Questionnaire)

Source of the data: Population group

Variables

60

Number of individuals/objects

11899

Published: 2010-10-12
Last updated: 2020-01-22