State-Level Congressional, Gubernatorial and Senatorial Election Data for the United States, 1824-1972
- Burnham, W. Dean
- Clubb, Jerome M.
- Flanigan, William
- Version 1 (Subtitle)
AbstractThis study contains raw and percentagized returns for all regular congressional, gubernatorial, and senatorial elections in the United States from 1824-1972. Data are provided for the number of votes cast for the major parties, including the Democratic party, the Old Republican party, the National Republican party, the Whig party, the Liberal party, and the Socialist party, and for parties whose candidates received 5 percent or more of the statewide total vote, the percentages of the votes cast for the same parties, and the estimates of voter turnout in these Congressional elections. Additional variables provide percentagized total number of citizens, Blacks, foreign-born aliens, and white aliens aged 21 and older. All data are aggregated to the state level.
MethodsICPSR 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
- DS0: Study-Level Files
- DS1: Congressional Returns, 1824-1869
- DS2: Congressional Returns, 1870-1940
- DS3: Congressional Returns, 1941-1972
- DS4: Gubernatorial Returns, 1824-1868
- DS5: Gubernatorial and Senatorial Returns, 1869-1911
- DS6: Gubernatorial and Senatorial Returns, 1912-1940
- DS7: Gubernatorial and Senatorial Returns, 1941-1973
1824 / 1972Time period: 1824--1972
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