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Indian Voting Behavior Project, 1952-1967 (ICPSR 5904)
Principal Investigator(s): Weiner, Myron
This study contains data on legislative assembly general and mid-term election returns for all states in India in the period 1952-1967. The legislative constituency is the unit of analysis. Data are provided for the year of election, state and party names, eligible voters, number of seats, number of candidates, total votes, valid votes, caste or tribe indicator, and ranking of parties according to total votes cast.
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Weiner, Myron. INDIAN VOTING BEHAVIOR PROJECT, 1952-1967. ICPSR version. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1998. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR05904.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR05904.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: candidates, constituencies, election returns, elections, legislative districts, legislatures, political parties, vote count, voters, voting behavior, India
Geographic Coverage: Global
Universe: All states in India in the period 1952-1967.
Data Types: aggregate data
Data Collection Notes:
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Original ICPSR Release: 1984-06-20
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