FSD1024 Parties and Local Democracy 1996: Combined Datashortcuts: data collection | citation | publications
Borg, Sami (University of Tampere)
The dataset is a combination of the following datasets: Parties and local democracy 1996 (FSD1021, FSD1022, and FSD1023). It also contains a variable analysing councillors who were elected.
democracy; elections; information transfer; internal politics; local government; local government; parliamentary elections; political action; political allegiance; political attitudes; political behaviour; political participation; political parties; political power; representative democracy; services; voting
local government studies; political studies (FSD Topics Classification)
elections; government, political systems and organisations; mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion (CESSDA Topics Classification)
Access to the data granted for scientific and teaching purposes; FSD's access application procedure.
Borg, Sami (University of Tampere)
Gallup Finland (Gallup Finland)
October 1996 - January 1997
Candidates in the 1996 municipal elections, members of the Social Democratic Party, the Centre Party, the National Coalition Party, Left Alliance, Swedish People's Party, the Green League and the Christian League in 1996 and population of Finland aged 18 years or more at the time of the interview. (excluding the Åland Islands)
Stratified sampling from the election candidate register. The sample includes candidates from 123 municipalities. The intended number of responses was 4,000, the received number 2,116. Systematic sampling from the member register of each party. For the Centre Party of Finland, a systematic sampling from member registers of 21 districts. Normal Omnibus procedure and agreement to a mail survey; variables 1-18 obtained through an Omnibus survey, variables 19-50 through a mail survey.
Face-to-face interview and postal survey
Data: SPSS portable file. Data available also in other file formats.
Number of cases and variables
5392 cases and 120 variables
See downloadable files at the top of the page
Questionnaires of sub-datasets FSD1021, FSD1022, and FSD1023: pdf files in Finnish.
FSD1021 Parties and Municipal Democracy 1996: Candidates
FSD1022 Parties and Local Democracy 1996: Party Members
FSD1023 Parties and Local Democracy 1996: Electors
The source must be acknowledged in any publication based wholly or in part on the data.
Borg, Sami: Parties and Local Democracy 1996: Combined Data [computer file]. FSD1024, version 1.0 (2000-08-14). Borg, Sami and Gallup Finland [data collection], 1997. Tampere: Finnish Social Science Data Archive [distributor], 2000.
The archive must be informed of all publications where the data have been used.
The depositor and the archive bear no responsibility for any results or interpretations arising from the secondary use of the data.
Borg, Sami (1998). Puolueet ja edustuksellinen kunnallisdemokratia: tutkimus poliittisesta edustautumisesta ja legitimiteetistä. Tampere: Tampereen yliopisto. Tampereen yliopisto. Kunnallistieteiden laitos. Julkaisusarja; 1/1998.
Palazzolo, Christopher A. (2007). Electoral Independence, Dependence, or Co-Dependence?: a Reassessment of Second-Order Electoral Expectations in Subnational Elections. Atlanta: Emory University. Emory University Dissertations (Ph.D.), Department of Political Science.
Puolueet 1990-luvulla: näkökulmia suomalaiseen puoluetoimintaan (1997). Toim. Sami Borg. Turku: Turun yliopisto. Valtio-opillisia tutkimuksia; 53.