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Welcome to the FNESdata longitudinal survey metadata portal. The portal contains the metadata of four surveys in the Finnish National Elections Study series. Studies range from 2003 to 2015 and they are listed below. You can browse individual datasets, search specific variables on the search page and easily explore the datasets to find and investigate new, interesting viewpoints to existing data. By collecting your findings into the basket, you can save custom codebooks from hand-picked variables.

FSD1260 Finnish National Election Study 2003

The survey consists of two parts which were collected after the 2003 parliamentary elections in Finland with the help of face-to-face interviews and a supplementary, self-administered questionnaire. Swedish-speaking population is over-represented in the data. The interview data is Finland's contribution to the international Comparative Study of Electoral Systems program (CSES). Variables q19-q22, q51-q65_11, and q67-q80 are national election study variables, variables q23_1-q50 and q66 are CSES variables, variables beginning with 'p' are self-administered questionnaire variables, and the rest are background variables.

Keywords
Internet; election campaigns; elections; expectations of future; parliamentary elections; political attitudes; political participation; political party affiliation; political party preference; voting
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FSD2269 Finnish National Election Study 2007

The survey consists of two parts which were collected after the 2007 parliamentary elections in Finland with the help of face-to-face interviews and a supplementary, self-administered questionnaire. Swedish-speaking population is over-represented in the data. The interview data form Finland's contribution to the international Comparative Study of Electoral Systems program (CSES).Variables beginning with 'k' denote the national election study variables, 'q' denotes CSES variables, 'p' denotes variables from the self-administered questionnaire, 'a' denotes CSES administrative variables, and 'd' denotes background variables.

Keywords
constituencies; elections; internet; objectives; parliamentary candidates; parliamentary elections; political attitudes; political participation; political support; voting
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FSD2653 Finnish National Election Study 2011

The survey focused on the 2011 parliamentary elections in Finland. Main themes included political participation, political attitudes, party support, candidate and party choice and voting behaviour. Data were collected after the elections through face-to-face interviews and a self-administered drop-off questionnaire. The interview data contain Finland's contribution to the international CSES study. The same CSES module was fielded in Finland in 2007. Variables beginning with 'k' are national election study variables, 'q' denotes CSES variables, 'p' denotes variables from the self-administered questionnaire, 'a' denotes CSES administrative variables and 'd' denotes background variables.

Keywords
Finnish political parties; Internet; parliamentary candidates; parliamentary elections; party identification; personality traits; political attitudes; political awareness; political interest; political leaders; political participation; political support; public political influence; trust; voting
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FSD3067 Finnish National Election Study 2015

Finnish National Election Study 2015 charted the political participation, political attitudes, party allegiance, candidate and party choice, and voting behaviour of Finns. Further topics included citizens' initiative, different ways of having a say, and future prospects of Finland. The data were collected after the elections through face-to-face interviews and a self-administered drop-off questionnaire. The interview data contain Finland's contribution to the international CSES study (module 4). Data collection was funded by the Ministry of Justice. Variables beginning with 'k' are national election study variables, 'q' denotes CSES variables, 'p' denotes variables in the self-administered questionnaire, 'a' denotes CSES administrative variables and 'd' denotes background variables.

Keywords
constituencies; internet; parliamentary candidates; parliamentary elections; party identification; personality traits; political allegiance; political attitudes; political influence; political interest; political participation; trust; voting
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Data from Aila