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U.S. State Turnout Rates for Eligible Voters, 1980-2000

Version
v1
Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
Creator
  • McDonald, Michael P. (University of Illinois-Springfield)
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Publication Date
2002-03-08
Language
English
Free Keywords
states (USA); voter turnout; voters
Description
  • Abstract

    With this collection, users may construct measures of state-level election turnout rates among the voting-age population, persons aged 18 and older residing in the United States, and among those eligible to vote.
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • 1980 / 2000
    Time period: 1980--2000
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Collection Mode
  • The file submitted is STATE_TURNOUT_V1_2.zip which contains STATE_TURNOUT_DATA_V1_2.txt, the data file, and STATE_TURNOUT_CODEBOOK_V1_2.doc, the MS Word codebook.

    These data are part of ICPSR's Publication-Related Archive and are distributed exactly as they arrived from the data depositor. ICPSR has not checked or processed this material. Users should consult the investigator if further information is desired.

Note
2002-05-21 The data file has been replaced by the principal investigator.
Availability
Download
This study is freely available to the general public via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 1248 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Publications
  • Tolbert, Caroline J., Smith, Daniel. The educative effects of ballot initiatives on voter turnout. American Politics Research.33, (2), 283-309.2005.
    • ID: 10.1177/1532673X04271904 (DOI)

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

McDonald, Michael P. (2002): U.S. State Turnout Rates for Eligible Voters, 1980-2000. Version 1. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR01248.v1