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Canadian Federal Election Study, 1968 (ICPSR 7009)

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This study probed the views of the Canadian electorate following the June 1968 federal election. Respondents provided basic background information and also responded to questions about their reactions to the election outcome, their evaluations of the parties and candidates, regional conflicts within Canada, and a wide variety of issues that were salient during the campaign.

Series: Canadian National Elections Study (CNES) Series

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Study Description


Meisel, John. CANADIAN FEDERAL ELECTION STUDY, 1968. Kingston, Ontario, Canada: John Meisel, Queen's University, Department of Political Studies [producer], 1969. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 197?. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07009.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   economic conditions, elections, national elections, party membership, political affiliation, political campaigns, political leaders, political parties, political participation, public opinion, Trudeau, Pierre, voter attitudes, voters, voting behavior

Geographic Coverage:   Canada, Global

Time Period:  

  • 1968

Date of Collection:  

  • 1968-07--1969-01

Universe:   Canadian electorate.

Data Types:   survey data


Sample:   Probability cross-section sample.

Data Source:

personal interviews

Extent of Processing:  ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:

  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.


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