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Study Report

Study Number: MB-001-001-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1964

Subject Area: Decision Making in Deliberative Bodies

Bibliographic Citation: Illinois lobbyist study, 1964.  [machine-readable data file] / Hedlund, Ronald D.  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 7283

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: 1 volume hard copy.

Abstract: The data were collected by mail questionnaires sent in March and April 1964, to 398 persons who were registered as lobbyists in Illinois in 1963. Usable returns were obtained from 229 (3 cards of data per respondent and 113 variables) lobbyists. The data contain information on personal background and demographic variables, governmental experiences, motivation, lobbyists'' perceptions of the legislative process and their role within it, and their policy stands on several state, national, and international questions from which a liberal-conservative index was constructed.

SUBJECT TERMS: congressional officeholders. conservatism. groups. legislative bodies. legislative process. liberalism. lobbyists. public policy-making. Illinois. United States.


Hedlund, Ronald D., and Samuel C. Patterson. ''Personal Attributes, Political Orientations, and Occupational Perspectives of Lobbyists: The Case of Illinois,'' Iowa Business Digest, 37 (November 1966).

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