VALU 2014 - SVT exit poll survey European parliament election 2014

This study is part of the collection SVT exit poll surveys

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Torbjörn Gustafsson - Sveriges Television

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

Description:

This exit poll survey was carried out in connection with the election to the European parliament on May 25, 2014.

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.

Principal organisation:

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Responsible department/unit:

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Torbjörn Gustafsson - Sveriges Television

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

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0947

Purpose:

Provide analytical support for the election night broadcast on Swedish television during the election night, and for other post-election analysis.

Description:

This exit poll survey was carried out in connection with the election to the European parliament on May 25, 2014.

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.

Language:

English

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated:

2014

Instrument:

VALU2014EU (Questionnaire)

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Sweden

Highest geographic unit:

Country

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.

Publications

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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.

Hernborn, Hans, Holmberg, Sören & Näsman, Per (2006). Valu i allmänhetens tjänst. Stockholm: Sveriges television (SVT)
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Version 1.0:

2014-08-19 doi:10.5878/002162

VALU 2014 - SVT exit poll survey European parliament election 2014

Citation:

Sören Holmberg, Torbjörn Gustafsson, Per Näsman. Sveriges Television (2014). VALU 2014 - SVT exit poll survey European parliament election 2014. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002162

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 2014-05-17 — 2014-05-25

Source of the data: Population group

Time period(s) investigated:

2014-05-17 — 2014-05-25

Variables:

52

Number of individuals/objects:

8268