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Web based surveys Greek Election 2015

Version
11
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Andreadis, Ioannis
Publication Date
2016-08-19
Free Keywords
parliamentary elections; [voting behavior; voters]
Description
  • Abstract

    The project Hellenic National Election Studies (ELNES) facilitates research on the causes and consequences of voting behaviour and on the way democracy works in a country under financial crisis. ELNES produces hundreds of euro worth of data on electoral behaviour in Greece at a fractional cost. By effectively taking advantage of new technology tools, ELNES provides a unique resource for scholars interested in deep and consequential questions on Greek politics.
    HelpMeVote 2015 is a Greek Voting Advice Application that was completed more than 570000 times in the period from its official beginning (07/01/2015) until the Election Day (25/01/2015). Following the cleaning techniques provided by Andreadis (2012, 2014) the cleaned dataset includes 543870 cases. The number of citizens who have participated in the Greek Parliamentary Elections of January 2015 is 6330786. Thus, if we suppose that all HelpMeVote users have used it only once and that almost all of them have participated in the elections, then we can estimate that HelpMeVote users are circa 8.6% of those who participated in the Greek Parliamentary Elections of January 2015.
    Andreadis, I. (2012) To Clean or not to Clean? Improving the Quality of VAA Data XXII World Congress of Political Science (IPSA), Madrid
    Andreadis, I. (2014) Data Quality and Data Cleaning in Garzia, D. Marschall, S. (eds) Matching Voters with Parties and Candidates. Voting Advice Applications in Comparative Perspective, ECPR Press
Temporal Coverage
  • 2015-01-01 / 2015-12-31
    2015
Geographic Coverage
  • Greece
Availability
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This study is freely available to the general public via web download.

Update Metadata: 2016-08-27 | Issue Number: 11 | Registration Date: 2015-11-24

Andreadis, Ioannis (2016): Web based surveys Greek Election 2015. Version: 11. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/E26659V11