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1.

Unique Case Identification Number

This variable is a unique case identification number, and has no use other than to allow for the identification of a specific observation in the data set. For each case that was included in ICPSR #21480, this number is identical in this version. ... (view details)

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

2.

Number of State in Alphabetical List

Number of state in alphabetical list.

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

3.

State postal Abbreviation

A string variable that records the two-letter state postal abbreviation for each state.

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

4.

State FIPS Code

Records the FIPS code for each state, which is a common identifier for states used by the U. S. Census Bureau.

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

5.

ICPSR State Code

ICPSR State Code

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

6.

Year of Election

Year of Election

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

7.

Month of Election

Month of Election

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

8.

Senate or House

District identifiers: v08, v09, v10a, v10b, v10c, v10d, v10, and v11.

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

9.

District Name

This variable is a string variable that records the name of a district.

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

10.

State Legislative District Number

The district number for each office.

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

11.

District Post Position that Identifies a Geographic Locale

This is a numeric variable that identifies a specific "post" in a district for which a candidate ran.

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

12.

District Post Position That Identifies a Post in a Multimember District (MMD)

This is a numeric variable that identifies a specific MMD post in a district for which a candidate ran.

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

13.

District Post Position That Identifies Both a Geographic Locale and a Post in a Multimember District

District Post Position That Identifies Both a Geographic Locale and a Post in a Multimember District

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

14.

District Post Position That Identifies a Post in a Multimember District, Artificial

District Post Position That Identifies a Post in a Multimember District, Artificial

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

15.

Summary Post Position

Summary code of post position.

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

16.

Concatenated District Identifier

This variable provides a way to uniquely identify every district (or post within a district, for districts including multiple posts) within a given chamber in a state. ... (view details)

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

17.

District Type

This numeric variable records the type of district in which the candidate ran.

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

18.

Number of Winners for Position

Number of Winners for Position

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

19.

Length of Term by Law

This variable records the length of the term, in years, for which a candidate is running.

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

20.

Actual Length of Term

This variable represents the number of years between the election represented by the case and either: 1) the next time the winning candidate is up for election after continuously serving in office; or 2) the time at which the winning candidate leave... (view details)

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

21.

Election Type Code

Election Type Code

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

22.

Election Determines a Sitting Legislator

Election whose winner goes to sit in the legislature at the beginning of the legislative session.

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

23.

Unique Candidate ID Code

This variable was generated by taking the minimum of caseid for each individual.

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

24.

Candidate's Full Standardized Name

Combination of all name components in edition 6 (v44 through v53) for the first instance in which the candidate appears.

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

25.

Detailed Party Code

This variable is a unique code assigned to each distinct party that ran a candidate in any given election.

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

26.

Simplified Party Code

Party codes in v20 were reduced to one of seven codes

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

27.

Incumbency Dummy (1=Incumbent, 0=Non-incumbent)

This variable is coded "1" when the candidate is an incumbent and "0" otherwise

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

28.

Candidate's vote Total

This numeric variable records the vote total received by the candidate for the party designated in v20.

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

29.

Election Winner

This is a dummy variable that reports the outcome of the election for each particular candidate. The variable is coded "1" if the candidate won the election and "0" otherwise. ... (view details)

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

30.

Number of Candidates in Election

Number of Candidates in Election

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

31.

Number of Democrats in Election

Number of Democrats in Election

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

32.

Number of Republicans in Election

Number of Republicans in Election

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

33.

Number of Other Candidates in Election

Number of Other Candidates in Election

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

34.

Total votes Cast in Election

Total votes Cast in Election

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

35.

Total votes Cast for Democrats in Election

Total votes Cast for Democrats in Election

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

36.

Total votes Cast for Republicans in Election

Total votes Cast for Republicans in Election

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

37.

Total votes Cast for Others in Election

Total votes Cast for Others in Election

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

38.

Highest vote Percentage in Election

Highest vote Percentage in Election

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

39.

Second Highest vote Percentage in Election

Second Highest vote Percentage in Election

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

40.

Percent Margin of victory

Percent Margin of victory

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

41.

Candidate's Percent of the vote

Candidate's Percent of the vote

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

42.

Difference between Candidate's Percentage and Winner's Percentage

Difference between Candidate's Percentage and Winner's Percentage

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

43.

Candidate's Name Used in ICPSR #8907 (i.e., which covered 1967 to 1989)

Candidate's Name Used in ICPSR #8907 (i.e., which covered 1967 to 1989)

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

44.

Candidate's Name Used in ICPSR #21480 (i.e., which covered 1967 to 2003)

Candidate's Name Used in ICPSR #21480 (i.e., which covered 1967 to 2003)

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

45.

Dummy: Name Adjusted for ICPSR #21480 (1=Yes, 0=No)

Dummy: Name Adjusted for ICPSR #21480 (1=Yes, 0=No)

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

46.

Information for Election is Incomplete

Information for Election is Incomplete

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

47.

Dummy: Uncertainty Exists for Some Data for This Case

Dummy: Uncertainty Exists for Some Data for This Case

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

48.

Specifies variable There is Uncertainty About

Specifies variable There is Uncertainty About

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

49.

Last Name of Candidate

Last Name of Candidate

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

50.

First Name of Candidate

First Name of Candidate

Taken from: State Legislative Election Returns (1967-2010).

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