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FSD edition number

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FSD processing level

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A (see codebook)
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B (see codebook)
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C (dataset has not been checked at FSD)

FSD case id

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Questionnaire id

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Interviewer id

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Interviewer gender

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Male
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Female

Date of the interview: month

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Date of the interview: day

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Interview language

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Finnish
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Swedish

How interested are you in politics?

1
Very interested
2
Somewhat interested
3
Not very interested
4
Not at all interested
5
Can't say (spontaneous)

How much attention did you pay to media coverage of the parliamentary elections from different media outlets? CARD Television debates and party leader interviews

1
A great deal of attention
2
A fair amount of attention
3
Only a little
4
Paid no attention at all
5
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)

How much attention did you pay to media coverage of the parliamentary elections from different media outlets? CARD Television news and current affairs programmes

1
A great deal of attention
2
A fair amount of attention
3
Only a little
4
Paid no attention at all
5
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)

How much attention did you pay to media coverage of the parliamentary elections from different media outlets? CARD Television entertainment programmes featuring politicians

1
A great deal of attention
2
A fair amount of attention
3
Only a little
4
Paid no attention at all
5
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)

How much attention did you pay to media coverage of the parliamentary elections from different media outlets? CARD Radio programmes

1
A great deal of attention
2
A fair amount of attention
3
Only a little
4
Paid no attention at all
5
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)

How much attention did you pay to media coverage of the parliamentary elections from different media outlets? CARD Newspaper articles

1
A great deal of attention
2
A fair amount of attention
3
Only a little
4
Paid no attention at all
5
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)

How much attention did you pay to media coverage of the parliamentary elections from different media outlets? CARD Television advertisements

1
A great deal of attention
2
A fair amount of attention
3
Only a little
4
Paid no attention at all
5
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)

How much attention did you pay to media coverage of the parliamentary elections from different media outlets? CARD Newspaper advertisements

1
A great deal of attention
2
A fair amount of attention
3
Only a little
4
Paid no attention at all
5
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)

How much attention did you pay to media coverage of the parliamentary elections from different media outlets? CARD Web news covering elections e.g. newspaper websites

1
A great deal of attention
2
A fair amount of attention
3
Only a little
4
Paid no attention at all
5
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)

How much attention did you pay to media coverage of the parliamentary elections from different media outlets? CARD Websites of the candidates and political parties

1
A great deal of attention
2
A fair amount of attention
3
Only a little
4
Paid no attention at all
5
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)

How much attention did you pay to media coverage of the parliamentary elections from different media outlets? CARD Online diaries and blogs

1
A great deal of attention
2
A fair amount of attention
3
Only a little
4
Paid no attention at all
5
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)

How much attention did you pay to media coverage of the parliamentary elections from different media outlets? CARD Candidate selectors on the Internet

1
A great deal of attention
2
A fair amount of attention
3
Only a little
4
Paid no attention at all
5
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)

How much attention did you pay to media coverage of the parliamentary elections from different media outlets? CARD Social media, e.g. Facebook, Twitter

1
A great deal of attention
2
A fair amount of attention
3
Only a little
4
Paid no attention at all
5
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)

How much attention did you pay to media coverage of the parliamentary elections from different media outlets? CARD Web videos of the candidates or political parties, e.g. YouTube

1
A great deal of attention
2
A fair amount of attention
3
Only a little
4
Paid no attention at all
5
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)

How often do you use the Internet?

1
Daily, over 2 hours per day
2
Daily, less than 2 hours per day
3
A few times a week
4
About once a week
5
More seldom
6
Not at all

Generally, that is, not only during elections, how often do you discuss politics and other social issues with other people?

1
Daily or almost daily
2
Often
3
Sometimes
4
Rarely
5
Never
6
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)

How stable is your political party identification?

1
Completely stable
2
Fairly stable
3
Not very stable
4
Not at all stable
5
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)

Which of the following groups would you say you belong to?

1
Finns in general
2
Finnish-speaking Finns
3
Swedish-speaking Finns
4
Other ethnic or linguistic group
5
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)

Which social class would you say you belong to?

1
Working class
2
Lower middle class
3
Middle class
4
Upper middle class
5
Upper class
6
Not to any class
7
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)

How many different political parties have you voted for in parliamentary elections so far?

1
Have always voted for candidates of one party
2
Have voted for candidates of two or three different parties
3
Have voted for candidates of four or more parties
4
Have never voted
5
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? RECITE It is people's own business whether they want to use their right to vote or not

1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Can't say

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? RECITE Democracy may have its problems but it is better than any other form of government

1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Can't say

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? RECITE Important national issues should more often be decided in a referendum

1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Can't say

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? RECITE I prefer to discuss politics and social issues with people who agree with my opinions

1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Can't say

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? RECITE To support representative democracy, public debates on policy issues should be organised for ordinary people

1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Can't say

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? RECITE I myself would like to attend public debates organised for ordinary people

1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Can't say

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? RECITE I avoid people whose values, attitudes or opinions differ from my own

1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Can't say

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? RECITE It is important to me that my candidate has a real chance of getting elected to the parliament

1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Can't say

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? RECITE I think voting is a civic duty

1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Can't say

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? RECITE In my opinion, the current Finnish electoral system works and there is no need to change it

1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Can't say

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? RECITE If a voter so wished, he/she should be able to vote in parliamentary elections merely for a party without having to choose a candidate

1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Can't say

Several forms of social engagement are listed below. Which of the following have you done in the last four years, or could do, if you felt very strongly about an issue? CARD Write a letter to the editor

1
Have done over the past four years
2
Have not done but might do
3
Would not do under any circumstances
4
Can't say

Several forms of social engagement are listed below. Which of the following have you done in the last four years, or could do, if you felt very strongly about an issue? CARD Contact political decision-makers on an issue

1
Have done over the past four years
2
Have not done but might do
3
Would not do under any circumstances
4
Can't say

Several forms of social engagement are listed below. Which of the following have you done in the last four years, or could do, if you felt very strongly about an issue? CARD Sign a petition

1
Have done over the past four years
2
Have not done but might do
3
Would not do under any circumstances
4
Can't say

Several forms of social engagement are listed below. Which of the following have you done in the last four years, or could do, if you felt very strongly about an issue? CARD Involve myself in the activities of a political party

1
Have done over the past four years
2
Have not done but might do
3
Would not do under any circumstances
4
Can't say

Several forms of social engagement are listed below. Which of the following have you done in the last four years, or could do, if you felt very strongly about an issue? CARD Involve myself in the activities of some other voluntary/civic organisation

1
Have done over the past four years
2
Have not done but might do
3
Would not do under any circumstances
4
Can't say

Several forms of social engagement are listed below. Which of the following have you done in the last four years, or could do, if you felt very strongly about an issue? CARD Try to enhance environmental protection through my consumer choices

1
Have done over the past four years
2
Have not done but might do
3
Would not do under any circumstances
4
Can't say

Several forms of social engagement are listed below. Which of the following have you done in the last four years, or could do, if you felt very strongly about an issue? CARD Try to influence political or social issues through my consumer choices

1
Have done over the past four years
2
Have not done but might do
3
Would not do under any circumstances
4
Can't say

Several forms of social engagement are listed below. Which of the following have you done in the last four years, or could do, if you felt very strongly about an issue? CARD Join a consumer boycott

1
Have done over the past four years
2
Have not done but might do
3
Would not do under any circumstances
4
Can't say

Several forms of social engagement are listed below. Which of the following have you done in the last four years, or could do, if you felt very strongly about an issue? CARD Participate in peaceful demonstrations

1
Have done over the past four years
2
Have not done but might do
3
Would not do under any circumstances
4
Can't say

Several forms of social engagement are listed below. Which of the following have you done in the last four years, or could do, if you felt very strongly about an issue? CARD Demonstrate civil disobedience by participating in illegal, non-violent activities

1
Have done over the past four years
2
Have not done but might do
3
Would not do under any circumstances
4
Can't say

Several forms of social engagement are listed below. Which of the following have you done in the last four years, or could do, if you felt very strongly about an issue? CARD Participate in the kind of demonstrations that have previously involved violence

1
Have done over the past four years
2
Have not done but might do
3
Would not do under any circumstances
4
Can't say

Several forms of social engagement are listed below. Which of the following have you done in the last four years, or could do, if you felt very strongly about an issue? CARD Use violence to reach political goals

1
Have done over the past four years
2
Have not done but might do
3
Would not do under any circumstances
4
Can't say

Are you a member of any political party?

1
Yes
2
No but have been previously
3
Have never been a member of any party

During the last election campaign, were you contacted by a candidate or anyone from a party to persuade you to vote for them?

1
Yes
2
No
3
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)

Have you ever participated in the work of the support group of a candidate in parliamentary elections?

1
Yes, in these elections
2
Not in these elections but have previously
3
No, never

There are different perceptions on who members of the parliament should primarily represent. What is your opinion? Place the following in the order of importance, with 1 being the most important, 2 the second important, etc. CARD 1st most important

1
Own voters
2
All voters in his/her constituency
3
Voters of his/her political party
4
Finnish citizens in general
5
Members of a social group

There are different perceptions on who members of the parliament should primarily represent. What is your opinion? Place the following in the order of importance, with 1 being the most important, 2 the second important, etc. CARD 2nd most important

1
Own voters
2
All voters in his/her constituency
3
Voters of his/her political party
4
Finnish citizens in general
5
Members of a social group

There are different perceptions on who members of the parliament should primarily represent. What is your opinion? Place the following in the order of importance, with 1 being the most important, 2 the second important, etc. CARD 3rd most important

1
Own voters
2
All voters in his/her constituency
3
Voters of his/her political party
4
Finnish citizens in general
5
Members of a social group

There are different perceptions on who members of the parliament should primarily represent. What is your opinion? Place the following in the order of importance, with 1 being the most important, 2 the second important, etc. CARD 4th most important

1
Own voters
2
All voters in his/her constituency
3
Voters of his/her political party
4
Finnish citizens in general
5
Members of a social group

There are different perceptions on who members of the parliament should primarily represent. What is your opinion? Place the following in the order of importance, with 1 being the most important, 2 the second important, etc. CARD 5th most important

1
Own voters
2
All voters in his/her constituency
3
Voters of his/her political party
4
Finnish citizens in general
5
Members of a social group

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? RECITE Voting is the only way in which ordinary people can have a say about how things are run

1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Can't say

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? RECITE Those elected to parliament soon lose touch with the problems of ordinary people

1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Can't say

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? RECITE Politicians are not interested in the opinions of ordinary people

1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Can't say

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? RECITE I have no say in what the government and parliament decide

1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Can't say

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? RECITE Through political parties, citizens' opinions will be taken into consideration in decision-making

1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Can't say

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? RECITE Political parties are only interested in people's votes, not in their opinions

1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Can't say

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? RECITE Sometimes politics seems so complicated that I can't really understand what is going on

1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Can't say

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? RECITE By voting people can have a say in how things are run

1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Can't say

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? RECITE It doesn't really matter which parties form the government, policy decisions will be the same

1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Can't say

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? RECITE Parties should announce clearly during the election campaign which parties they are willing to form a coalition government with

1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Can't say

What has been the most important issue to you personally in this election? (Open-ended)

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What has been the most important issue to you personally in this election? (Classified)

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What has been the second most important issue to you personally in this election? (Open-ended)

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What has been the second most important issue to you personally in this election? (Classified)

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What do you think is the most important political problem facing Finland today? (Open-ended)

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What do you think is the most important political problem facing Finland today? (Classified)

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What do you think is the second most important political problem facing Finland today? (Open-ended)

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What do you think is the second most important political problem facing Finland today? (Classified)

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Thinking of the most important political problem facing Finland, which political party do you think is best in dealing with it?

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
96
None of the parties
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing

Thinking of the second most important political problem facing Finland, which political party do you think is best in dealing with it?

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
96
None of the parties
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing

Some people say that it doesn't make any difference who is in power. Others say that it makes a big difference who is in power. How much difference would you say it makes?

1
It doesn't make any difference who is in power
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
It makes a big difference who is in power
7
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
8
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
9
Missing

Some people say that no matter who people vote for, it will not make any difference to what happens. Others say that who people vote for can make a big difference to what happens. What would you say?

1
Who people vote for won't make any difference
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
Who people vote for can make a big difference
7
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
8
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS))
9
Missing

Thinking about the general performance of the Government, first under Matti Vanhanen and then under Mari Kiviniemi, how good or bad a job has it done over the past four years?

1
Very good job
2
Good job
3
Bad job
4
Very bad job
7
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
8
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
9
Missing

Would you say that any of the parties in Finland represent your views reasonably well?

1
Yes
2
No
7
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
8
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
9
Missing

Which party represents your views best?

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing

Regardless of how you feel about the parties, would you say any of the individual party leaders represent your views reasonably well?

1
Yes
2
No
7
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
8
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
9
Missing

Which party leader represents your views best?

1
Jutta Urpilainen, SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
Mari Kiviniemi, KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
Jyrki Katainen, KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
Stefan Wallin, RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
Päivi Räsänen, KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
Anni Sinnemäki, VIHR (Green League)
7
Paavo Arhinmäki, VAS (Left Alliance)
8
Timo Soini, PS (True Finns)
9
Yrjö Hakanen, The Communist Party of Finland
10
Heikki Silván, Finnish Senior Citizens
11
Hannu Harju, For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers
12
Juhani Tanski, The Finnish Workers' Party
13
Antti Pesonen, The Independence Party
14
Terttu Savola, For the Poor
15
Pasi Palmulehto, Pirate Party of Finland
16
Jiri Keronen, Change 2011
17
Kalevi Helo, Freedom Party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing

How do you feel about the following political parties? After I say the party's name, evaluate the party on a scale from 0 to 10, where 0 is that you don't like the party at all, and 10 is that you like the party very much. Also mention if you have never heard of the party, or if you feel that you have insufficient information to evaluate the party. Centre Party of Finland (KESK)

0
Strongly dislike
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Strongly like
96
Haven't heard of the party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know enough about/don't know where to rate
99
Missing

How do you feel about the following political parties? After I say the party's name, evaluate the party on a scale from 0 to 10, where 0 is that you don't like the party at all, and 10 is that you like the party very much. Also mention if you have never heard of the party, or if you feel that you have insufficient information to evaluate the party. National Coalition Party (KOK)

0
Strongly dislike
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Strongly like
96
Haven't heard of the party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know enough about/don't know where to rate
99
Missing

How do you feel about the following political parties? After I say the party's name, evaluate the party on a scale from 0 to 10, where 0 is that you don't like the party at all, and 10 is that you like the party very much. Also mention if you have never heard of the party, or if you feel that you have insufficient information to evaluate the party. Finnish Social Democratic Party (SDP)

0
Strongly dislike
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Strongly like
96
Haven't heard of the party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know enough about/don't know where to rate
99
Missing

How do you feel about the following political parties? After I say the party's name, evaluate the party on a scale from 0 to 10, where 0 is that you don't like the party at all, and 10 is that you like the party very much. Also mention if you have never heard of the party, or if you feel that you have insufficient information to evaluate the party. Left Alliance (VAS)

0
Strongly dislike
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Strongly like
96
Haven't heard of the party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know enough about/don't know where to rate
99
Missing

How do you feel about the following political parties? After I say the party's name, evaluate the party on a scale from 0 to 10, where 0 is that you don't like the party at all, and 10 is that you like the party very much. Also mention if you have never heard of the party, or if you feel that you have insufficient information to evaluate the party. Green League (VIHR)

0
Strongly dislike
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Strongly like
96
Haven't heard of the party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know enough about/don't know where to rate
99
Missing

How do you feel about the following political parties? After I say the party's name, evaluate the party on a scale from 0 to 10, where 0 is that you don't like the party at all, and 10 is that you like the party very much. Also mention if you have never heard of the party, or if you feel that you have insufficient information to evaluate the party. Swedish People's Party in Finland (RKP)

0
Strongly dislike
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Strongly like
96
Haven't heard of the party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know enough about/don't know where to rate
99
Missing

How do you feel about the following political parties? After I say the party's name, evaluate the party on a scale from 0 to 10, where 0 is that you don't like the party at all, and 10 is that you like the party very much. Also mention if you have never heard of the party, or if you feel that you have insufficient information to evaluate the party. Christian Democrats (KD)

0
Strongly dislike
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Strongly like
96
Haven't heard of the party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know enough about/don't know where to rate
99
Missing

How do you feel about the following political parties? After I say the party's name, evaluate the party on a scale from 0 to 10, where 0 is that you don't like the party at all, and 10 is that you like the party very much. Also mention if you have never heard of the party, or if you feel that you have insufficient information to evaluate the party. True Finns (PS)

0
Strongly dislike
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Strongly like
96
Haven't heard of the party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know enough about/don't know where to rate
99
Missing

How do you feel about the leaders of political parties? After I say the party leader's name, place the party leader on a scale from 0 to 10, where 0 is that you don't like the party leader at all, and 10 is that you like the party leader very much. Also mention if you have never heard of the party leader, or if you feel that you have insufficient information to evaluate the party leader. Mari Kiviniemi (KESK)

0
Strongly dislike
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Strongly like
96
Haven't heard of the party leader
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know enough about/don't know where to rate
99
Missing

How do you feel about the leaders of political parties? After I say the party leader's name, place the party leader on a scale from 0 to 10, where 0 is that you don't like the party leader at all, and 10 is that you like the party leader very much. Also mention if you have never heard of the party leader, or if you feel that you have insufficient information to evaluate the party leader. Jyrki Katainen (KOK)

0
Strongly dislike
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Strongly like
96
Haven't heard of the party leader
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know enough about/don't know where to rate
99
Missing

How do you feel about the leaders of political parties? After I say the party leader's name, place the party leader on a scale from 0 to 10, where 0 is that you don't like the party leader at all, and 10 is that you like the party leader very much. Also mention if you have never heard of the party leader, or if you feel that you have insufficient information to evaluate the party leader. Jutta Urpilainen (SDP)

0
Strongly dislike
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Strongly like
96
Haven't heard of the party leader
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know enough about/don't know where to rate
99
Missing

How do you feel about the leaders of political parties? After I say the party leader's name, place the party leader on a scale from 0 to 10, where 0 is that you don't like the party leader at all, and 10 is that you like the party leader very much. Also mention if you have never heard of the party leader, or if you feel that you have insufficient information to evaluate the party leader. Paavo Arhinmäki (VAS)

0
Strongly dislike
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Strongly like
96
Haven't heard of the party leader
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know enough about/don't know where to rate
99
Missing

How do you feel about the leaders of political parties? After I say the party leader's name, place the party leader on a scale from 0 to 10, where 0 is that you don't like the party leader at all, and 10 is that you like the party leader very much. Also mention if you have never heard of the party leader, or if you feel that you have insufficient information to evaluate the party leader. Anni Sinnemäki (VIHR)

0
Strongly dislike
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Strongly like
96
Haven't heard of the party leader
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know enough about/don't know where to rate
99
Missing

How do you feel about the leaders of political parties? After I say the party leader's name, place the party leader on a scale from 0 to 10, where 0 is that you don't like the party leader at all, and 10 is that you like the party leader very much. Also mention if you have never heard of the party leader, or if you feel that you have insufficient information to evaluate the party leader. Stefan Wallin (RKP)

0
Strongly dislike
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Strongly like
96
Haven't heard of the party leader
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know enough about/don't know where to rate
99
Missing

How do you feel about the leaders of political parties? After I say the party leader's name, place the party leader on a scale from 0 to 10, where 0 is that you don't like the party leader at all, and 10 is that you like the party leader very much. Also mention if you have never heard of the party leader, or if you feel that you have insufficient information to evaluate the party leader. Päivi Räsänen (KD)

0
Strongly dislike
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Strongly like
96
Haven't heard of the party leader
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know enough about/don't know where to rate
99
Missing

How do you feel about the leaders of political parties? After I say the party leader's name, place the party leader on a scale from 0 to 10, where 0 is that you don't like the party leader at all, and 10 is that you like the party leader very much. Also mention if you have never heard of the party leader, or if you feel that you have insufficient information to evaluate the party leader. Timo Soini (PS)

0
Strongly dislike
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Strongly like
96
Haven't heard of the party leader
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know enough about/don't know where to rate
99
Missing

In politics people sometimes talk of left and right. We use a scale where 0 is furthest to the left and 10 is furthest to the right. Centre Party of Finland (KESK)

0
Left
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Right
95
Haven't heard of the left-right scale (SPONTANEUOUS)
96
Haven't heard of the party (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know where to place (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing

In politics people sometimes talk of left and right. We use a scale where 0 is furthest to the left and 10 is furthest to the right. National Coalition Party (KOK)

0
Left
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Right
95
Haven't heard of the left-right scale (SPONTANEUOUS)
96
Haven't heard of the party (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know where to place (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing

In politics people sometimes talk of left and right. We use a scale where 0 is furthest to the left and 10 is furthest to the right. Finnish Social Democratic Party (SDP)

0
Left
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Right
95
Haven't heard of the left-right scale (SPONTANEUOUS)
96
Haven't heard of the party (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know where to place (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing

In politics people sometimes talk of left and right. We use a scale where 0 is furthest to the left and 10 is furthest to the right. Left Alliance (VAS)

0
Left
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Right
95
Haven't heard of the left-right scale (SPONTANEUOUS)
96
Haven't heard of the party (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know where to place (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing

In politics people sometimes talk of left and right. We use a scale where 0 is furthest to the left and 10 is furthest to the right. Green League (VIHR)

0
Left
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Right
95
Haven't heard of the left-right scale (SPONTANEUOUS)
96
Haven't heard of the party (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know where to place (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing

In politics people sometimes talk of left and right. We use a scale where 0 is furthest to the left and 10 is furthest to the right. Swedish People's Party in Finland (RKP)

0
Left
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Right
95
Haven't heard of the left-right scale (SPONTANEUOUS)
96
Haven't heard of the party (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know where to place (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing

In politics people sometimes talk of left and right. We use a scale where 0 is furthest to the left and 10 is furthest to the right. Christian Democrats (KD)

0
Left
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Right
95
Haven't heard of the left-right scale (SPONTANEUOUS)
96
Haven't heard of the party (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know where to place (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing

In politics people sometimes talk of left and right. We use a scale where 0 is furthest to the left and 10 is furthest to the right. True Finns (PS)

0
Left
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Right
95
Haven't heard of the left-right scale (SPONTANEUOUS)
96
Haven't heard of the party (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know where to place (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing

Using the same scale, where would you place? Mari Kiviniemi (KESK)

0
Left
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Right
95
Haven't heard of the left-right scale
96
Haven't heard of the party leader (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know where to place (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing

Using the same scale, where would you place? Jyrki Katainen (KOK)

0
Left
1
1
2
2
3
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4
4
5
5
6
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7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Right
95
Haven't heard of the left-right scale
96
Haven't heard of the party leader (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know where to place (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing

Using the same scale, where would you place? Jutta Urpilainen (SDP)

0
Left
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Right
95
Haven't heard of the left-right scale
96
Haven't heard of the party leader (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know where to place (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing

Using the same scale, where would you place? Timo Soini (PS)

0
Left
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Right
95
Haven't heard of the left-right scale
96
Haven't heard of the party leader (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know where to place (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing

Where would you place yourself on this left-right scale?

0
Left
1
1
2
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3
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5
5
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6
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8
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9
10
Right
95
Have never heard of the left-right scale (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know where to place (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing

During the election campaign, would you say that there were differences between parties?

1
There were major differences
2
There were minor differences
3
There were no differencies at all
7
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
8
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
9
Missing

How closely did you follow the election campaigning?

1
Very closely
2
Fairly closely
3
Not very closely
4
Not closely at all
7
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
8
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
9
Missing

How satisfied are you with the way democracy works in Finland?

1
Very satisfied
2
Fairly satisfied
3
Not very satisfied
4
Not at all satisfied
7
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
8
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
9
Missing

Do you think of yourself as close to any particular party?

1
Yes
5
No
7
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
8
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
9
Missing

Do you feel yourself a little closer to one of the political parties than the others?

1
Yes
5
No
7
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
8
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
9
Missing

(IF q20 OR q20a = YES) Which party do you feel closest to?

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing

(IF MENTIONED A PARTY) Do you feel very close to this party, somewhat close, or not very close?

1
Very close
2
Somewhat close
3
Not very close
7
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
8
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
9
Missing

Nowadays many people do not vote in elections for some reason or other. Did you vote or not in these parliamentary elections? If you did vote, did you vote in advance or on the election day?

1
Didn't vote this time
2
Voted in advance (early voting before election day)
3
Voted on the election day
6
No right to vote (no franchise)
7
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
8
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
9
Missing

IF DID NOT VOTE IF DID NOT VOTE: If you had voted, the candidate of which political party or group would you have voted for? (Multiple-choice is possible) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 1st mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
96
None of these parties (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing

IF DID NOT VOTE IF DID NOT VOTE: If you had voted, the candidate of which political party or group would you have voted for? (Multiple-choice is possible) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 2nd mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
96
None of these parties (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF DID NOT VOTE IF DID NOT VOTE: If you had voted, the candidate of which political party or group would you have voted for? (Multiple-choice is possible) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 3rd mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
96
None of these parties (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF DID NOT VOTE IF DID NOT VOTE: If you had voted, the candidate of which political party or group would you have voted for? (Multiple-choice is possible) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 4th mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
96
None of these parties (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF DID NOT VOTE IF DID NOT VOTE: If you had voted, the candidate of which political party or group would you have voted for? (Multiple-choice is possible) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 5th mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
96
None of these parties (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF DID NOT VOTE IF DID NOT VOTE: If you had voted, the candidate of which political party or group would you have voted for? (Multiple-choice is possible) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 6th mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
96
None of these parties (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF DID NOT VOTE IF DID NOT VOTE: If you had voted, the candidate of which political party or group would you have voted for? (Multiple-choice is possible) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 7th mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
96
None of these parties (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF DID NOT VOTE IF DID NOT VOTE: If you had voted, the candidate of which political party or group would you have voted for? (Multiple-choice is possible) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 8th mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
96
None of these parties (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF DID NOT VOTE IF DID NOT VOTE: If you had voted, the candidate of which political party or group would you have voted for? (Multiple-choice is possible) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 9th mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
96
None of these parties (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF DID NOT VOTE IF DID NOT VOTE: If you had voted, the candidate of which political party or group would you have voted for? (Multiple-choice is possible) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 10th mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
96
None of these parties (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF DID NOT VOTE IF DID NOT VOTE: If you had voted, the candidate of which political party or group would you have voted for? (Multiple-choice is possible) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 11th mention

Numeric

IF DID NOT VOTE: If you had voted, the candidate of which political party or group would you have voted for? (Multiple-choice is possible) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. (IF DID NOT VOTE) If you had voted, the candidate of which party would you have voted for? (12th mention)

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
96
None of these parties (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF DID NOT VOTE IF DID NOT VOTE: If you had voted, the candidate of which political party or group would you have voted for? (Multiple-choice is possible) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 13th mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
96
None of these parties (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF DID NOT VOTE IF DID NOT VOTE: If you had voted, the candidate of which political party or group would you have voted for? (Multiple-choice is possible) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 14th mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
96
None of these parties (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF DID NOT VOTE IF DID NOT VOTE: If you had voted, the candidate of which political party or group would you have voted for? (Multiple-choice is possible) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 15th mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
96
None of these parties (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF DID NOT VOTE IF DID NOT VOTE: If you had voted, the candidate of which political party or group would you have voted for? (Multiple-choice is possible) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 16th mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
96
None of these parties (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF DID NOT VOTE IF DID NOT VOTE: If you had voted, the candidate of which political party or group would you have voted for? (Multiple-choice is possible) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 17th mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
96
None of these parties (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF VOTED The candidate of which party (or political group) did you vote for in these parliamentary elections?

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
96
Cast an invalid ballot
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing

Did you consider voting for a candidate of any other party or group?

1
Yes
5
No
7
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
8
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
9
Missing

IF q22a = YES Which party/parties (multiple-choice possible) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 1st mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing

IF q22a = YES Which party/parties (multiple-choice possible) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 2nd mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF q22a = YES Which party/parties (multiple-choice possible) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 3rd mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF q22a = YES Which party/parties (multiple-choice possible) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 4th mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF q22a = YES Which party/parties (multiple-choice possible) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 5th mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF q22a = YES Which party/parties (multiple-choice possible) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 6th mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF q22a = YES Which party/parties (multiple-choice possible) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 7th mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF q22a = YES Which party/parties (multiple-choice possible) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 8th mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF q22a = YES Which party/parties (multiple-choice possible) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 9th mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF q22a = YES Which party/parties (multiple-choice possible) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 10th mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF q22a = YES Which party/parties (multiple-choice possible) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 11th mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF q22a = YES Which party/parties (multiple-choice possible) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 12th mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF q22a = YES Which party/parties (multiple-choice possible) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 13th mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF q22a = YES Which party/parties (multiple-choice possible) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 14th mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF q22a = YES Which party/parties (multiple-choice possible) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 15th mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF q22a = YES Which party/parties (multiple-choice possible) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 16th mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF q22a = YES Which party/parties (multiple-choice possible) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 17th mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

And were there any parties (or groups) that you would never vote for?

1
Yes
5
No
7
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
8
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
9
Missing

IF q22c = YES Which party/parties or group(s)? (multiple-choice possible.) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 1st mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing

IF q22c = YES Which party/parties or group(s)? (multiple-choice possible.) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 2nd mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF q22c = YES Which party/parties or group(s)? (multiple-choice possible.) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 3rd mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF q22c = YES Which party/parties or group(s)? (multiple-choice possible.) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 4th mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF q22c = YES Which party/parties or group(s)? (multiple-choice possible.) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 5th mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF q22c = YES Which party/parties or group(s)? (multiple-choice possible.) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 6th mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF q22c = YES Which party/parties or group(s)? (multiple-choice possible.) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 7th mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF q22c = YES Which party/parties or group(s)? (multiple-choice possible.) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 8th mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF q22c = YES Which party/parties or group(s)? (multiple-choice possible.) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 9th mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF q22c = YES Which party/parties or group(s)? (multiple-choice possible.) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 10th mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF q22c = YES Which party/parties or group(s)? (multiple-choice possible.) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 11th mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF q22c = YES Which party/parties or group(s)? (multiple-choice possible.) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 12th mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF q22c = YES Which party/parties or group(s)? (multiple-choice possible.) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 13th mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF q22c = YES Which party/parties or group(s)? (multiple-choice possible.) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 14th mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF q22c = YES Which party/parties or group(s)? (multiple-choice possible.) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 15th mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

IF q22c = YES Which party/parties or group(s)? (multiple-choice possible.) The interviewer gives the interviewee a card with a list of political parties, and asks the interviewee to name the parties in the order that they had considered voting for them. 16th mention

1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
SYSMISS

Did you vote four years ago, in the 2007 parliamentary elections?

1
Yes
5
No
6
No right to vote (no franchise)
7
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
8
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
9
Missing

IF q23 = YES The candidate of which political party or group did you vote for?

1
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
2
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
VAS (Left Alliance)
5
VIHR (Green League)
6
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
7
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Finnish Workers' Party
10
The Independence Party
11
Liberals
12
Forces for Change in Finland
13
For the Poor
14
Joint Responsibility Party
15
The Finnish Patriotic Movement
16
Finnish People's Blue-Whites
17
The Communist Party of Finland
18
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
19
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
96
None of these parties (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing

Who of the following was the Finnish Foreign Minister in 2010?

1
Erkki Tuomioja
2
Astrid Thors
3
Olli Rehn
4
Alexander Stubb
7
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
8
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
9
Missing

Which of the following parties has the fourth largest number of seats in the newly elected Parliament?

1
KOK (National Coalition Party)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
4
PS (True Finns)
7
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
8
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
9
Missing

Who is eligible to vote in Finnish parliamentary elections?

1
Over 18 yo Finnish citizens living in Finland
2
Over 18 yo Finnish citizens regardless of country of residence
3
Besides Finns, over 18 yo EU citizens living in Finland
4
Over 18 Finnish citizens who haven't lost the right due to crime
7
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
8
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
9
Missing

What do you think is meant by a parliamentary system of government?

1
Government by the people
2
That Parliament has the confidence of the Government
3
That the Government has the confidence of Parliament
4
That the Government has the confidence of the President
7
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
8
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
9
Missing

What percentage of people living in Finland are foreign nationals?

1
Less than 1 percent
2
About 3 percent
3
About 8 percent
4
About 13 percent
7
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
8
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
9
Missing

Which of the following is the largest group of foreign nationals residing in Finland?

1
Vietnamese
2
Russians
3
Somali
4
Germans
7
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
8
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
9
Missing

What is the European Union (EU) treaty that came into force at the end of the year 2009 called?

1
Geneva Convention
2
Schengen Agreement
3
Lissabon Treaty
4
Maastricht Treaty
7
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
8
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
9
Missing

IF DID NOT VOTE Here are some reasons for not voting. To what extent did the following reasons influence your decision to not vote in this election? Difficult to find a suitable party

1
Was an important reason
2
Had some importance
3
Had no importance
4
Can't say
SYSMISS

IF DID NOT VOTE Here are some reasons for not voting. To what extent did the following reasons influence your decision to not vote in this election? Difficult to find a suitable candidate

1
Was an important reason
2
Had some importance
3
Had no importance
4
Can't say
SYSMISS

IF DID NOT VOTE Here are some reasons for not voting. To what extent did the following reasons influence your decision to not vote in this election? Job or travel prevented me from voting

1
Was an important reason
2
Had some importance
3
Had no importance
4
Can't say
SYSMISS

IF DID NOT VOTE Here are some reasons for not voting. To what extent did the following reasons influence your decision to not vote in this election? Could not vote because of illness or advanced age

1
Was an important reason
2
Had some importance
3
Had no importance
4
Can't say
SYSMISS

IF DID NOT VOTE Here are some reasons for not voting. To what extent did the following reasons influence your decision to not vote in this election? Didn't remember to vote

1
Was an important reason
2
Had some importance
3
Had no importance
4
Can't say
SYSMISS

IF DID NOT VOTE Here are some reasons for not voting. To what extent did the following reasons influence your decision to not vote in this election? Simply couldn't be bothered to vote

1
Was an important reason
2
Had some importance
3
Had no importance
4
Can't say
SYSMISS

IF DID NOT VOTE Here are some reasons for not voting. To what extent did the following reasons influence your decision to not vote in this election? I do not profit in any way from voting

1
Was an important reason
2
Had some importance
3
Had no importance
4
Can't say
SYSMISS

IF DID NOT VOTE Here are some reasons for not voting. To what extent did the following reasons influence your decision to not vote in this election? I think one vote makes no difference to the outcome of an election

1
Was an important reason
2
Had some importance
3
Had no importance
4
Can't say
SYSMISS

IF DID NOT VOTE Here are some reasons for not voting. To what extent did the following reasons influence your decision to not vote in this election? I distrust politicians and politics in general

1
Was an important reason
2
Had some importance
3
Had no importance
4
Can't say
SYSMISS

IF DID NOT VOTE Here are some reasons for not voting. To what extent did the following reasons influence your decision to not vote in this election? As a protest against politics and politicians

1
Was an important reason
2
Had some importance
3
Had no importance
4
Can't say
SYSMISS

IF DID NOT VOTE Here are some reasons for not voting. To what extent did the following reasons influence your decision to not vote in this election? I'm not interested in politics and don't care whether I vote or not

1
Was an important reason
2
Had some importance
3
Had no importance
4
Can't say
SYSMISS

IF DID NOT VOTE Here are some reasons for not voting. To what extent did the following reasons influence your decision to not vote in this election? Campaign funding scandal of the parliamentary elections in 2007

1
Was an important reason
2
Had some importance
3
Had no importance
4
Can't say
SYSMISS

IF DID NOT VOTE How self-evident was it to you that you were not going to vote?

1
It was self-evident that I would not vote
2
Considered voting but not seriously
3
Considered voting seriously
4
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
SYSMISS
End
FSD study number
Numeric
FSD edition number
Numeric
FSD processing level
1
A (see codebook)
2
B (see codebook)
3
C (dataset has not been checked at FSD)
FSD case id
Numeric
Questionnaire id
Numeric
Interviewer id
Numeric
Interviewer gender
1
Male
2
Female
Date of the interview: month
Numeric
Date of the interview: day
Numeric
Interview language
1
Finnish
2
Swedish
How interested are you in politics?
1
Very interested
2
Somewhat interested
3
Not very interested
4
Not at all interested
5
Can't say (spontaneous)
How much attention did you pay to media coverage of the parliamentary elections from different media outlets? CARD Television debates and party leader interviews
1
A great deal of attention
2
A fair amount of attention
3
Only a little
4
Paid no attention at all
5
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
How much attention did you pay to media coverage of the parliamentary elections from different media outlets? CARD Television news and current affairs programmes
1
A great deal of attention
2
A fair amount of attention
3
Only a little
4
Paid no attention at all
5
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
How much attention did you pay to media coverage of the parliamentary elections from different media outlets? CARD Television entertainment programmes featuring politicians
1
A great deal of attention
2
A fair amount of attention
3
Only a little
4
Paid no attention at all
5
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
How much attention did you pay to media coverage of the parliamentary elections from different media outlets? CARD Radio programmes
1
A great deal of attention
2
A fair amount of attention
3
Only a little
4
Paid no attention at all
5
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
How much attention did you pay to media coverage of the parliamentary elections from different media outlets? CARD Newspaper articles
1
A great deal of attention
2
A fair amount of attention
3
Only a little
4
Paid no attention at all
5
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
How much attention did you pay to media coverage of the parliamentary elections from different media outlets? CARD Television advertisements
1
A great deal of attention
2
A fair amount of attention
3
Only a little
4
Paid no attention at all
5
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
How much attention did you pay to media coverage of the parliamentary elections from different media outlets? CARD Newspaper advertisements
1
A great deal of attention
2
A fair amount of attention
3
Only a little
4
Paid no attention at all
5
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
How much attention did you pay to media coverage of the parliamentary elections from different media outlets? CARD Web news covering elections e.g. newspaper websites
1
A great deal of attention
2
A fair amount of attention
3
Only a little
4
Paid no attention at all
5
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
How much attention did you pay to media coverage of the parliamentary elections from different media outlets? CARD Websites of the candidates and political parties
1
A great deal of attention
2
A fair amount of attention
3
Only a little
4
Paid no attention at all
5
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
How much attention did you pay to media coverage of the parliamentary elections from different media outlets? CARD Online diaries and blogs
1
A great deal of attention
2
A fair amount of attention
3
Only a little
4
Paid no attention at all
5
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
How much attention did you pay to media coverage of the parliamentary elections from different media outlets? CARD Candidate selectors on the Internet
1
A great deal of attention
2
A fair amount of attention
3
Only a little
4
Paid no attention at all
5
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
How much attention did you pay to media coverage of the parliamentary elections from different media outlets? CARD Social media, e.g. Facebook, Twitter
1
A great deal of attention
2
A fair amount of attention
3
Only a little
4
Paid no attention at all
5
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
How much attention did you pay to media coverage of the parliamentary elections from different media outlets? CARD Web videos of the candidates or political parties, e.g. YouTube
1
A great deal of attention
2
A fair amount of attention
3
Only a little
4
Paid no attention at all
5
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
How often do you use the Internet?
1
Daily, over 2 hours per day
2
Daily, less than 2 hours per day
3
A few times a week
4
About once a week
5
More seldom
6
Not at all
Generally, that is, not only during elections, how often do you discuss politics and other social issues with other people?
1
Daily or almost daily
2
Often
3
Sometimes
4
Rarely
5
Never
6
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
How stable is your political party identification?
1
Completely stable
2
Fairly stable
3
Not very stable
4
Not at all stable
5
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
Which of the following groups would you say you belong to?
1
Finns in general
2
Finnish-speaking Finns
3
Swedish-speaking Finns
4
Other ethnic or linguistic group
5
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
Which social class would you say you belong to?
1
Working class
2
Lower middle class
3
Middle class
4
Upper middle class
5
Upper class
6
Not to any class
7
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
How many different political parties have you voted for in parliamentary elections so far?
1
Have always voted for candidates of one party
2
Have voted for candidates of two or three different parties
3
Have voted for candidates of four or more parties
4
Have never voted
5
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? RECITE It is people's own business whether they want to use their right to vote or not
1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Can't say
To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? RECITE Democracy may have its problems but it is better than any other form of government
1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Can't say
To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? RECITE Important national issues should more often be decided in a referendum
1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Can't say
To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? RECITE I prefer to discuss politics and social issues with people who agree with my opinions
1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Can't say
To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? RECITE To support representative democracy, public debates on policy issues should be organised for ordinary people
1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Can't say
To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? RECITE I myself would like to attend public debates organised for ordinary people
1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Can't say
To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? RECITE I avoid people whose values, attitudes or opinions differ from my own
1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Can't say
To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? RECITE It is important to me that my candidate has a real chance of getting elected to the parliament
1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Can't say
To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? RECITE I think voting is a civic duty
1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Can't say
To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? RECITE In my opinion, the current Finnish electoral system works and there is no need to change it
1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Can't say
To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? RECITE If a voter so wished, he/she should be able to vote in parliamentary elections merely for a party without having to choose a candidate
1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Can't say
Several forms of social engagement are listed below. Which of the following have you done in the last four years, or could do, if you felt very strongly about an issue? CARD Write a letter to the editor
1
Have done over the past four years
2
Have not done but might do
3
Would not do under any circumstances
4
Can't say
Several forms of social engagement are listed below. Which of the following have you done in the last four years, or could do, if you felt very strongly about an issue? CARD Contact political decision-makers on an issue
1
Have done over the past four years
2
Have not done but might do
3
Would not do under any circumstances
4
Can't say
Several forms of social engagement are listed below. Which of the following have you done in the last four years, or could do, if you felt very strongly about an issue? CARD Sign a petition
1
Have done over the past four years
2
Have not done but might do
3
Would not do under any circumstances
4
Can't say
Several forms of social engagement are listed below. Which of the following have you done in the last four years, or could do, if you felt very strongly about an issue? CARD Involve myself in the activities of a political party
1
Have done over the past four years
2
Have not done but might do
3
Would not do under any circumstances
4
Can't say
Several forms of social engagement are listed below. Which of the following have you done in the last four years, or could do, if you felt very strongly about an issue? CARD Involve myself in the activities of some other voluntary/civic organisation
1
Have done over the past four years
2
Have not done but might do
3
Would not do under any circumstances
4
Can't say
Several forms of social engagement are listed below. Which of the following have you done in the last four years, or could do, if you felt very strongly about an issue? CARD Try to enhance environmental protection through my consumer choices
1
Have done over the past four years
2
Have not done but might do
3
Would not do under any circumstances
4
Can't say
Several forms of social engagement are listed below. Which of the following have you done in the last four years, or could do, if you felt very strongly about an issue? CARD Try to influence political or social issues through my consumer choices
1
Have done over the past four years
2
Have not done but might do
3
Would not do under any circumstances
4
Can't say
Several forms of social engagement are listed below. Which of the following have you done in the last four years, or could do, if you felt very strongly about an issue? CARD Join a consumer boycott
1
Have done over the past four years
2
Have not done but might do
3
Would not do under any circumstances
4
Can't say
Several forms of social engagement are listed below. Which of the following have you done in the last four years, or could do, if you felt very strongly about an issue? CARD Participate in peaceful demonstrations
1
Have done over the past four years
2
Have not done but might do
3
Would not do under any circumstances
4
Can't say
Several forms of social engagement are listed below. Which of the following have you done in the last four years, or could do, if you felt very strongly about an issue? CARD Demonstrate civil disobedience by participating in illegal, non-violent activities
1
Have done over the past four years
2
Have not done but might do
3
Would not do under any circumstances
4
Can't say
Several forms of social engagement are listed below. Which of the following have you done in the last four years, or could do, if you felt very strongly about an issue? CARD Participate in the kind of demonstrations that have previously involved violence
1
Have done over the past four years
2
Have not done but might do
3
Would not do under any circumstances
4
Can't say
Several forms of social engagement are listed below. Which of the following have you done in the last four years, or could do, if you felt very strongly about an issue? CARD Use violence to reach political goals
1
Have done over the past four years
2
Have not done but might do
3
Would not do under any circumstances
4
Can't say
Are you a member of any political party?
1
Yes
2
No but have been previously
3
Have never been a member of any party
During the last election campaign, were you contacted by a candidate or anyone from a party to persuade you to vote for them?
1
Yes
2
No
3
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
Have you ever participated in the work of the support group of a candidate in parliamentary elections?
1
Yes, in these elections
2
Not in these elections but have previously
3
No, never
There are different perceptions on who members of the parliament should primarily represent. What is your opinion? Place the following in the order of importance, with 1 being the most important, 2 the second important, etc. CARD 1st most important
1
Own voters
2
All voters in his/her constituency
3
Voters of his/her political party
4
Finnish citizens in general
5
Members of a social group
There are different perceptions on who members of the parliament should primarily represent. What is your opinion? Place the following in the order of importance, with 1 being the most important, 2 the second important, etc. CARD 2nd most important
1
Own voters
2
All voters in his/her constituency
3
Voters of his/her political party
4
Finnish citizens in general
5
Members of a social group
There are different perceptions on who members of the parliament should primarily represent. What is your opinion? Place the following in the order of importance, with 1 being the most important, 2 the second important, etc. CARD 3rd most important
1
Own voters
2
All voters in his/her constituency
3
Voters of his/her political party
4
Finnish citizens in general
5
Members of a social group
There are different perceptions on who members of the parliament should primarily represent. What is your opinion? Place the following in the order of importance, with 1 being the most important, 2 the second important, etc. CARD 4th most important
1
Own voters
2
All voters in his/her constituency
3
Voters of his/her political party
4
Finnish citizens in general
5
Members of a social group
There are different perceptions on who members of the parliament should primarily represent. What is your opinion? Place the following in the order of importance, with 1 being the most important, 2 the second important, etc. CARD 5th most important
1
Own voters
2
All voters in his/her constituency
3
Voters of his/her political party
4
Finnish citizens in general
5
Members of a social group
To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? RECITE Voting is the only way in which ordinary people can have a say about how things are run
1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Can't say
To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? RECITE Those elected to parliament soon lose touch with the problems of ordinary people
1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Can't say
To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? RECITE Politicians are not interested in the opinions of ordinary people
1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Can't say
To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? RECITE I have no say in what the government and parliament decide
1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Can't say
To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? RECITE Through political parties, citizens' opinions will be taken into consideration in decision-making
1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Can't say
To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? RECITE Political parties are only interested in people's votes, not in their opinions
1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Can't say
To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? RECITE Sometimes politics seems so complicated that I can't really understand what is going on
1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Can't say
To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? RECITE By voting people can have a say in how things are run
1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Can't say
To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? RECITE It doesn't really matter which parties form the government, policy decisions will be the same
1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Can't say
To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? RECITE Parties should announce clearly during the election campaign which parties they are willing to form a coalition government with
1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Can't say
What has been the most important issue to you personally in this election? (Open-ended)
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What has been the most important issue to you personally in this election? (Classified)
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What has been the second most important issue to you personally in this election? (Open-ended)
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What has been the second most important issue to you personally in this election? (Classified)
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What do you think is the most important political problem facing Finland today? (Open-ended)
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What do you think is the most important political problem facing Finland today? (Classified)
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What do you think is the second most important political problem facing Finland today? (Open-ended)
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What do you think is the second most important political problem facing Finland today? (Classified)
Numeric
Thinking of the most important political problem facing Finland, which political party do you think is best in dealing with it?
1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
96
None of the parties
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
Thinking of the second most important political problem facing Finland, which political party do you think is best in dealing with it?
1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
96
None of the parties
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
Some people say that it doesn't make any difference who is in power. Others say that it makes a big difference who is in power. How much difference would you say it makes?
1
It doesn't make any difference who is in power
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
It makes a big difference who is in power
7
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
8
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
9
Missing
Some people say that no matter who people vote for, it will not make any difference to what happens. Others say that who people vote for can make a big difference to what happens. What would you say?
1
Who people vote for won't make any difference
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
Who people vote for can make a big difference
7
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
8
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS))
9
Missing
Thinking about the general performance of the Government, first under Matti Vanhanen and then under Mari Kiviniemi, how good or bad a job has it done over the past four years?
1
Very good job
2
Good job
3
Bad job
4
Very bad job
7
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
8
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
9
Missing
Would you say that any of the parties in Finland represent your views reasonably well?
1
Yes
2
No
7
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
8
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
9
Missing
Which party represents your views best?
1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
Regardless of how you feel about the parties, would you say any of the individual party leaders represent your views reasonably well?
1
Yes
2
No
7
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
8
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
9
Missing
Which party leader represents your views best?
1
Jutta Urpilainen, SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
Mari Kiviniemi, KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
Jyrki Katainen, KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
Stefan Wallin, RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
Päivi Räsänen, KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
Anni Sinnemäki, VIHR (Green League)
7
Paavo Arhinmäki, VAS (Left Alliance)
8
Timo Soini, PS (True Finns)
9
Yrjö Hakanen, The Communist Party of Finland
10
Heikki Silván, Finnish Senior Citizens
11
Hannu Harju, For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers
12
Juhani Tanski, The Finnish Workers' Party
13
Antti Pesonen, The Independence Party
14
Terttu Savola, For the Poor
15
Pasi Palmulehto, Pirate Party of Finland
16
Jiri Keronen, Change 2011
17
Kalevi Helo, Freedom Party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
How do you feel about the following political parties? After I say the party's name, evaluate the party on a scale from 0 to 10, where 0 is that you don't like the party at all, and 10 is that you like the party very much. Also mention if you have never heard of the party, or if you feel that you have insufficient information to evaluate the party. Centre Party of Finland (KESK)
0
Strongly dislike
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Strongly like
96
Haven't heard of the party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know enough about/don't know where to rate
99
Missing
How do you feel about the following political parties? After I say the party's name, evaluate the party on a scale from 0 to 10, where 0 is that you don't like the party at all, and 10 is that you like the party very much. Also mention if you have never heard of the party, or if you feel that you have insufficient information to evaluate the party. National Coalition Party (KOK)
0
Strongly dislike
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Strongly like
96
Haven't heard of the party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know enough about/don't know where to rate
99
Missing
How do you feel about the following political parties? After I say the party's name, evaluate the party on a scale from 0 to 10, where 0 is that you don't like the party at all, and 10 is that you like the party very much. Also mention if you have never heard of the party, or if you feel that you have insufficient information to evaluate the party. Finnish Social Democratic Party (SDP)
0
Strongly dislike
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Strongly like
96
Haven't heard of the party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know enough about/don't know where to rate
99
Missing
How do you feel about the following political parties? After I say the party's name, evaluate the party on a scale from 0 to 10, where 0 is that you don't like the party at all, and 10 is that you like the party very much. Also mention if you have never heard of the party, or if you feel that you have insufficient information to evaluate the party. Left Alliance (VAS)
0
Strongly dislike
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Strongly like
96
Haven't heard of the party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know enough about/don't know where to rate
99
Missing
How do you feel about the following political parties? After I say the party's name, evaluate the party on a scale from 0 to 10, where 0 is that you don't like the party at all, and 10 is that you like the party very much. Also mention if you have never heard of the party, or if you feel that you have insufficient information to evaluate the party. Green League (VIHR)
0
Strongly dislike
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Strongly like
96
Haven't heard of the party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know enough about/don't know where to rate
99
Missing
How do you feel about the following political parties? After I say the party's name, evaluate the party on a scale from 0 to 10, where 0 is that you don't like the party at all, and 10 is that you like the party very much. Also mention if you have never heard of the party, or if you feel that you have insufficient information to evaluate the party. Swedish People's Party in Finland (RKP)
0
Strongly dislike
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Strongly like
96
Haven't heard of the party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know enough about/don't know where to rate
99
Missing
How do you feel about the following political parties? After I say the party's name, evaluate the party on a scale from 0 to 10, where 0 is that you don't like the party at all, and 10 is that you like the party very much. Also mention if you have never heard of the party, or if you feel that you have insufficient information to evaluate the party. Christian Democrats (KD)
0
Strongly dislike
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Strongly like
96
Haven't heard of the party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know enough about/don't know where to rate
99
Missing
How do you feel about the following political parties? After I say the party's name, evaluate the party on a scale from 0 to 10, where 0 is that you don't like the party at all, and 10 is that you like the party very much. Also mention if you have never heard of the party, or if you feel that you have insufficient information to evaluate the party. True Finns (PS)
0
Strongly dislike
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Strongly like
96
Haven't heard of the party
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know enough about/don't know where to rate
99
Missing
How do you feel about the leaders of political parties? After I say the party leader's name, place the party leader on a scale from 0 to 10, where 0 is that you don't like the party leader at all, and 10 is that you like the party leader very much. Also mention if you have never heard of the party leader, or if you feel that you have insufficient information to evaluate the party leader. Mari Kiviniemi (KESK)
0
Strongly dislike
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Strongly like
96
Haven't heard of the party leader
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know enough about/don't know where to rate
99
Missing
How do you feel about the leaders of political parties? After I say the party leader's name, place the party leader on a scale from 0 to 10, where 0 is that you don't like the party leader at all, and 10 is that you like the party leader very much. Also mention if you have never heard of the party leader, or if you feel that you have insufficient information to evaluate the party leader. Jyrki Katainen (KOK)
0
Strongly dislike
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Strongly like
96
Haven't heard of the party leader
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know enough about/don't know where to rate
99
Missing
How do you feel about the leaders of political parties? After I say the party leader's name, place the party leader on a scale from 0 to 10, where 0 is that you don't like the party leader at all, and 10 is that you like the party leader very much. Also mention if you have never heard of the party leader, or if you feel that you have insufficient information to evaluate the party leader. Jutta Urpilainen (SDP)
0
Strongly dislike
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Strongly like
96
Haven't heard of the party leader
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know enough about/don't know where to rate
99
Missing
How do you feel about the leaders of political parties? After I say the party leader's name, place the party leader on a scale from 0 to 10, where 0 is that you don't like the party leader at all, and 10 is that you like the party leader very much. Also mention if you have never heard of the party leader, or if you feel that you have insufficient information to evaluate the party leader. Paavo Arhinmäki (VAS)
0
Strongly dislike
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Strongly like
96
Haven't heard of the party leader
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know enough about/don't know where to rate
99
Missing
How do you feel about the leaders of political parties? After I say the party leader's name, place the party leader on a scale from 0 to 10, where 0 is that you don't like the party leader at all, and 10 is that you like the party leader very much. Also mention if you have never heard of the party leader, or if you feel that you have insufficient information to evaluate the party leader. Anni Sinnemäki (VIHR)
0
Strongly dislike
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Strongly like
96
Haven't heard of the party leader
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know enough about/don't know where to rate
99
Missing
How do you feel about the leaders of political parties? After I say the party leader's name, place the party leader on a scale from 0 to 10, where 0 is that you don't like the party leader at all, and 10 is that you like the party leader very much. Also mention if you have never heard of the party leader, or if you feel that you have insufficient information to evaluate the party leader. Stefan Wallin (RKP)
0
Strongly dislike
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Strongly like
96
Haven't heard of the party leader
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know enough about/don't know where to rate
99
Missing
How do you feel about the leaders of political parties? After I say the party leader's name, place the party leader on a scale from 0 to 10, where 0 is that you don't like the party leader at all, and 10 is that you like the party leader very much. Also mention if you have never heard of the party leader, or if you feel that you have insufficient information to evaluate the party leader. Päivi Räsänen (KD)
0
Strongly dislike
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Strongly like
96
Haven't heard of the party leader
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know enough about/don't know where to rate
99
Missing
How do you feel about the leaders of political parties? After I say the party leader's name, place the party leader on a scale from 0 to 10, where 0 is that you don't like the party leader at all, and 10 is that you like the party leader very much. Also mention if you have never heard of the party leader, or if you feel that you have insufficient information to evaluate the party leader. Timo Soini (PS)
0
Strongly dislike
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Strongly like
96
Haven't heard of the party leader
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know enough about/don't know where to rate
99
Missing
In politics people sometimes talk of left and right. We use a scale where 0 is furthest to the left and 10 is furthest to the right. Centre Party of Finland (KESK)
0
Left
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Right
95
Haven't heard of the left-right scale (SPONTANEUOUS)
96
Haven't heard of the party (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know where to place (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
In politics people sometimes talk of left and right. We use a scale where 0 is furthest to the left and 10 is furthest to the right. National Coalition Party (KOK)
0
Left
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Right
95
Haven't heard of the left-right scale (SPONTANEUOUS)
96
Haven't heard of the party (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know where to place (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
In politics people sometimes talk of left and right. We use a scale where 0 is furthest to the left and 10 is furthest to the right. Finnish Social Democratic Party (SDP)
0
Left
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
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5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Right
95
Haven't heard of the left-right scale (SPONTANEUOUS)
96
Haven't heard of the party (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know where to place (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
In politics people sometimes talk of left and right. We use a scale where 0 is furthest to the left and 10 is furthest to the right. Left Alliance (VAS)
0
Left
1
1
2
2
3
3
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7
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8
9
9
10
Right
95
Haven't heard of the left-right scale (SPONTANEUOUS)
96
Haven't heard of the party (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know where to place (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
In politics people sometimes talk of left and right. We use a scale where 0 is furthest to the left and 10 is furthest to the right. Green League (VIHR)
0
Left
1
1
2
2
3
3
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5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
Right
95
Haven't heard of the left-right scale (SPONTANEUOUS)
96
Haven't heard of the party (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know where to place (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
In politics people sometimes talk of left and right. We use a scale where 0 is furthest to the left and 10 is furthest to the right. Swedish People's Party in Finland (RKP)
0
Left
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
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5
6
6
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7
8
8
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10
Right
95
Haven't heard of the left-right scale (SPONTANEUOUS)
96
Haven't heard of the party (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know where to place (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
In politics people sometimes talk of left and right. We use a scale where 0 is furthest to the left and 10 is furthest to the right. Christian Democrats (KD)
0
Left
1
1
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95
Haven't heard of the left-right scale (SPONTANEUOUS)
96
Haven't heard of the party (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know where to place (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
In politics people sometimes talk of left and right. We use a scale where 0 is furthest to the left and 10 is furthest to the right. True Finns (PS)
0
Left
1
1
2
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3
3
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5
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Right
95
Haven't heard of the left-right scale (SPONTANEUOUS)
96
Haven't heard of the party (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know where to place (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
Using the same scale, where would you place? Mari Kiviniemi (KESK)
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1
1
2
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3
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7
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95
Haven't heard of the left-right scale
96
Haven't heard of the party leader (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know where to place (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
Using the same scale, where would you place? Jyrki Katainen (KOK)
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1
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95
Haven't heard of the left-right scale
96
Haven't heard of the party leader (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know where to place (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
Using the same scale, where would you place? Jutta Urpilainen (SDP)
0
Left
1
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10
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95
Haven't heard of the left-right scale
96
Haven't heard of the party leader (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know where to place (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
Using the same scale, where would you place? Timo Soini (PS)
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Left
1
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95
Haven't heard of the left-right scale
96
Haven't heard of the party leader (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know where to place (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
Where would you place yourself on this left-right scale?
0
Left
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Have never heard of the left-right scale (SPONTANEOUS)
97
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
98
Don't know where to place (SPONTANEOUS)
99
Missing
During the election campaign, would you say that there were differences between parties?
1
There were major differences
2
There were minor differences
3
There were no differencies at all
7
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
8
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
9
Missing
How closely did you follow the election campaigning?
1
Very closely
2
Fairly closely
3
Not very closely
4
Not closely at all
7
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
8
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
9
Missing
How satisfied are you with the way democracy works in Finland?
1
Very satisfied
2
Fairly satisfied
3
Not very satisfied
4
Not at all satisfied
7
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
8
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
9
Missing
Do you think of yourself as close to any particular party?
1
Yes
5
No
7
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
8
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
9
Missing
Do you feel yourself a little closer to one of the political parties than the others?
1
Yes
5
No
7
Refused to say (SPONTANEOUS)
8
Can't say (SPONTANEOUS)
9
Missing
(IF q20 OR q20a = YES) Which party do you feel closest to?
1
SDP (Social Democratic Party of Finland)
2
KESK (Centre Party of Finland)
3
KOK (National Coalition Party)
4
RKP (Swedish People's Party in Finland)
5
KD (Christian Democrats in Finland)
6
VIHR (Green League)
7
VAS (Left Alliance)
8
PS (True Finns)
9
The Communist Party of Finland
10
Finnish Senior Citizens' Party
11
For Peace and Socialism-Communist Workers' Party
12
The Finnish Workers' Party
13
The Independence Party
14
For the Poor
15
Pirate Party of Finland
16
Change 2011
17
Freedom Party
97