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Michigan Election Returns, 1974: Precinct-Level

Version
v1
Resource Type
Dataset : aggregate data
Creator
  • Michigan Department of State
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Publication Date
1984-06-19
Language
English
Free Keywords
congressional elections (US House); constitutional amendments; election precincts; election returns; elections; gubernatorial elections; referendum; state elections; state politics; vote count; voting behavior; Michigan; United States
Description
  • Abstract

    This data collection contains aggregate election returns for each of Michigan's 6,743 precincts and absentee voter counting boards for the November 5, 1974, general election. Data are provided for offices contested in 1974, which include those of governor, secretary of state, attorney general, United States representative, state senator and representative, superintendent of the Michigan Board of Education, Supreme Court justice, and regents of the three major state universities. Data are also provided for four statewide proposals (referenda) voted upon in the general election.
  • Methods

    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..
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1974
  • Collection date: 1974-11-04
Sampled Universe
Michigan's 6,734 electoral precincts and absentee voter counting boards in 1974.
Collection Mode
  • The codebook is provided by ICPSR as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated and can be accessed using PDF reader software, such as the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided on the ICPSR Web site.

Availability
Download
This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 74 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

Michigan Department of State (1984): Michigan Election Returns, 1974: Precinct-Level. Version 1. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR00074.v1