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Electoral Returns for Statewide Offices in the United States, 1874-1952 (ICPSR 7861)
Principal Investigator(s): Kleppner, Paul
This data collection incorporates county-level election returns from 15 states for various statewide offices in the period 1874-1952. Included are votes cast for party candidates contesting a variety of offices such as lieutenant governor, attorney general, secretary of state, treasurer, and auditor. Data are stored in separate files for the 15 states at the following time periods: California (1882-1950), Colorado (1892-1952), Indiana (1876-1948), Minnesota (1890-1948), Missouri (1882-1948), Montana (1889-1948), Nebraska (1884-1950), New York (1878-1946), North Dakota (1889-1948), Ohio (1886-1948), Oregon (1878-1948), Pennsylvania (1874-1948), South Dakota (1889-1950), West Virginia (1904-1948), and Wisconsin (1884-1950).
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Kleppner, Paul. Electoral Returns for Statewide Offices in the United States, 1874-1952. ICPSR07861-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2001. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07861.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07861.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: candidates, counties, election returns, elections, historical data, state politics, states (USA), voter attitudes, voting behavior
Geographic Coverage: California, Colorado, Indiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New York (state), North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, United States, West Virginia, Wisconsin
Universe: A total of 15 states of the United States in the period 1874-1952.
Data Types: aggregate data
Data Collection Notes:
Election returns for gubernatorial candidates are included in the related data collection, UNITED STATES HISTORICAL ELECTION RETURNS, 1788-1984 (ICPSR 0001).
official election returns provided by state governments
Original ICPSR Release: 1985-12-20
- 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 18 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
- 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 17 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
- 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 16 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
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