Norwegian Election Study, 1957 (ICPSR 7288)

Published: Nov 30, 2010

Principal Investigator(s):
Stein Rokkan; Henry Valen

Version V2

This study, conducted in two waves, collected data from a national sample of the Norwegian electorate. Respondents were interviewed after the 1957 election. Information was gathered on the attentiveness of the respondents to the campaign, their opinions on issues in the campaign, organizational membership, political participation, partisanship, and voting history. Demographic variables include education, age, marital status, party membership, and subjective class identification. Wave 1 included 1,546 respondents, while Wave 2 included 1,406.

Rokkan, Stein, and Valen, Henry. Norwegian Election Study, 1957. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2010-11-30.

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National cross-section sample.

Norwegian electorate.

personal interviews

survey data



2010-11-30 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setups have been added to this data collection.

1984-06-19 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:

  • Created variable labels and/or value labels.


  • Data in this collection are available only to users at ICPSR member institutions.

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