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Electoral Returns for Statewide Offices in the United States, 1874-1952

Version
v1
Resource Type
Dataset : aggregate data
Creator
  • Kleppner, Paul
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Publication Date
1985-12-20
Language
English
Free Keywords
candidates; counties; election returns; elections; historical data; state politics; states (USA); voter attitudes; voting behavior
Description
  • Abstract

    This data collection incorporates county-level election returns from 15 states for various statewide offices in the period 1874-1952. Included are votes cast for party candidates contesting a variety of offices such as lieutenant governor, attorney general, secretary of state, treasurer, and auditor. Data are stored in separate files for the 15 states at the following time periods: California (1882-1950), Colorado (1892-1952), Indiana (1876-1948), Minnesota (1890-1948), Missouri (1882-1948), Montana (1889-1948), Nebraska (1884-1950), New York (1878-1946), North Dakota (1889-1948), Ohio (1886-1948), Oregon (1878-1948), Pennsylvania (1874-1948), South Dakota (1889-1950), West Virginia (1904-1948), and Wisconsin (1884-1950).
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS0: Study-Level Files
    • DS1: California
    • DS2: Colorado
    • DS3: Indiana
    • DS4: Minnesota
    • DS5: Missouri
    • DS6: Montana
    • DS7: Nebraska
    • DS8: New York
    • DS9: North Dakota
    • DS10: Ohio
    • DS11: Oregon
    • DS12: Pennsylvania
    • DS13: South Dakota
    • DS14: West Virginia
    • DS15: Wisconsin
Temporal Coverage
  • 1874 / 1952
    Time period: 1874--1952
Geographic Coverage
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Indiana
  • Minnesota
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • New York (state)
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Dakota
  • United States
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
Sampled Universe
A total of 15 states of the United States in the period 1874-1952.
Collection Mode
  • Election returns for gubernatorial candidates are included in the related data collection, UNITED STATES HISTORICAL ELECTION RETURNS, 1788-1984 (ICPSR 0001).

Note
2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 18 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 17 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 16 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
Availability
Download
This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 7861 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Publications
  • Cantrell, Gregg, Barton, D. Scott. Texas Populists and the Failure of Biracial Politics. Journal of Southern History.55, (4), 659-692.1989.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2209044 (URL)
  • Kleppner, Paul, Baker, Stephen C.. The Impact of Voter Registration Requirements on Electoral Turnout, 1900-1916. Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association.Washington, DC. 1979.

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

Kleppner, Paul (1985): Electoral Returns for Statewide Offices in the United States, 1874-1952. Version 1. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07861.v1