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British General Election Results, October 1974 and May 1979

Title details

SN: 1601
Title: British General Election Results, October 1974 and May 1979
Persistent identifier: 10.5255/UKDA-SN-1601-1
Depositor: Payne, C., University of Oxford. Computing and Research Support Unit
Principal investigator(s): Payne, C., University of Oxford. Computing and Research Support Unit
Butler, D.
Sponsor(s): Economic and Social Research Council

Citation

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Payne, C., Butler, D. British General Election Results, October 1974 and May 1979. [data collection]. UK Data Service. SN: 1601, http://doi.org/10.5255/UKDA-SN-1601-1

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Election returns - Politics

Abstract

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Main Topics:
Variables
Votes for major parties (Conservative, Labour, Liberal, Plaid Cymru, Scottish National Party) and other parties (aggregated); identification of constituencies (name and press association number) and regional code constituency electorates.

Coverage, universe, methodology

Time period: October 1974 and May 1979
Country: Great Britain
Spatial units: Westminster Parliamentary Constituencies
Observation units: Administrative units (geographical/political)
Universe: National
Electoral data
The British General Elections of October 1974 and May 1979
Time dimensions: Cross-sectional (one-time) study
data covers two elections
Sampling procedures: No sampling (total universe)
Method of data collection: Compilation or synthesis of existing material
Weighting: No weighting used
Data sources: Published source material
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Administrative and access information

Date of release:
First edition: 01 January 1981
Copyright: No information recorded
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Codebook a1601uab.pdf 204
Study information and citation UKDA_Study_1601_Information.htm 13
READ File read1601.txt 1
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By principal investigator(s):
Butler, D. and Kavanagh, D., The British General Election of October 1974 (London: Macmillan, 1975)

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