Southern Primary and General Election Data, 1946-1972 (ICPSR 72)
Principal Investigator(s): Bartley, Numan V.; Graham, Hugh D.
This study constitutes a continuation of the effort to gather information on the southern electoral process (see also SOUTHERN PRIMARY AND GENERAL ELECTION DATA, 1920-1949 [ICPSR 0071]). The data consist of county-level returns for selected primary and general elections contested in 11 southern states (Virginia, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, and Tennessee) from 1944-1972. Data are provided for raw vote totals for candidates in presidential, gubernatorial, and senatorial elections, as well as for selected popular referenda returns in this period. In addition, there are variables that describe the demographic and geographic nature of each county included in this study.
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Bartley, Numan V., and Hugh D. Graham. Southern Primary and General Election Data, 1946-1972 [Computer File]. ICPSR00072-v1. Ann Arbor,MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1991. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR00072.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR00072.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: candidates, counties, demographic characteristics, election returns, elections, gubernatorial elections, national elections, political attitudes, political parties, presidential elections, primaries, state elections, voting behavior
Geographic Coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, United States, Virginia
Universe: Counties in 11 southern states of the United States in the period 1944-1972.
Data Types: aggregate data
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Original ICPSR Release: 1984-06-19
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