Swedish election corruption in a historical-comparative perspective

SND-ID: SND 0965

Description Data and documentation

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Jan Teorell - Lund University, Department of Political Science orcid

Description

This is a study of historical election related legal cases in Sweden. Documentation is only available in Swedish.

Purpose:

The aim of this research project is to describe and explain how and why corrupt electoral practices were abolished in established democracies.

Language

Swedish

Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

Lund University

Responsible department/unit

Lund University

Funding

  • Funding agency: Swedish Research Council
  • Funding agency's reference number: VR 2008:1843
Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Method and time period

Unit of analysis

Sampling procedure

Total universe/Complete enumeration
Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit

Constituency

Highest geographic unit

National area (NUTS2)

Publications

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Teorell, J. (2012). Omval och andra omtagningar under 300 år. In L. Berg & H. Oscarsson (ed.), Omstritt omval (p. 39-54). Gothenburg: SOM-institutet.
Full text

Teorell, J. (2013). Varför är valfusk så ovanligt i Sverige?. In Statsvetenskapens frågor. (p. 75-83). Lund: Studentlitteratur.
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Dataset 1
Swedish election corruption - Variable data

Description

This dataset is made up of an MS-Excel file containing information regarding election related legal cases in Sweden between the years of 1713 and 1869. Currently data is only available in Swedish and only presented in this .xcl-format.

Photo documentation and transcription of old texts.

Version 1.0

Citation

Jan Teorell. Lund University (2015). <em>Swedish election corruption - Variable data</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002721">https://doi.org/10.5878/002721</a>

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Data format / data structure

Still image

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Jan Teorell - Lund University, Department of Political Science orcid

Time period(s) investigated

1713–1869

Collection methodology

Review of relevant material in the Swedish National Archives

Variables

90

Dataset 2
Swedish election corruption - Photographs

Description

This dataset contains 12296 photographies of election related legal cases in Sweden through the eighteenth and nineteenth century. The photos are in TIFF-format and depict hand written texts in books and on archive cards, photographed at the National Archives. Example images can be found in the documentations tab above.

Version 1.0

Citation

Jan Teorell. Lund University (2015). <em>Swedish election corruption - Photographs</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002722">https://doi.org/10.5878/002722</a>

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Data format / data structure

Still image

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Jan Teorell - Lund University, Department of Political Science orcid

Time period(s) investigated

1713–1869

Collection methodology

Review of relevant material in the Swedish National Archives

Published: 2015-07-22
Last updated: 2021-10-29