Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: KC-503-001-1-1-Germany/Prussia-ICPSR-1871

Subject Area: Election Returns

Bibliographic Citation: German Reichstag election data, 1871-1912.  [machine-readable data file] / Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 0043

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: Hard copy codebook; machine-readable OSIRIS dictionary.

Abstract: Contained in this dataset are electoral returns at the wahlkreis and staat levels for the Reichstag elections for the following years: 1871, 1874, 1877, 1878, 1881, 1884, 1890, 1893, 1898, 1903, 1907, and 1912. The variables for each election include the vote cast, the number of eligible voters, valid and invalid votes cast, voter turnout, total population as of the preceding census, and the percentage of Catholics and Protestants. There are approximately 40,000 card-image equivalents.

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