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Study Report

Study Number: KB-502-001-1-1-Canada-ICPSR-1965

Subject Area: Election Studies

Bibliographic Citation: Canadian national election study, 1965.  [machine-readable data file] / Converse, Philip E.  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 7225

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: Hard copy, and 1 duplicate.

Abstract: The respondents were administered a post-election questionnaire during the winter (January-March) of 1966 and form a stratified probability cross-section sample of the Canadian population eligible to vote. Open-ended questions measured the respondents' attitudes toward the problems confronting Canada, campaign issues, and also their political efficacy and trust in government. The respondents were questioned about their political party attachments, voting behavior, campaign activities, and attitudes toward campaign financing. 2,118 respondents, weighted to 8,193 (integer weight) or 2,719.04 (decimal weight), 7 cards of data per respondent, and 337 variables.

SUBJECT TERMS: campaigns. election studies. political attitudes and behavior. political efficacy. political party preference. trust, personal and political. voting attitudes and behavior. Canada.


Meisel, John, and Richard Van Loon. ''Canadian Attitudes to Election Expenses 1965-1966,'' in Committee on Election Expenses, Studies in Canadian Party Finance. Ottawa: Queen's Printer, 1966. Meisel, John. ''Party Images in Canada: A Report on Work in Progress,'' Working Papers in Canadian Politics. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University 1972. Schwartz, Mildred A. Politics and Territory. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1973.

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