FSD1005 Finnish Voter Barometer 1978

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  • Gallup Finland
  • University of Helsinki. Department of Political Science


elections, municipal elections, parliamentary elections, political attitudes, political behaviour, presidential elections, voting


The variables describe the following: satisfaction in the government, opinions on the economic development, opinions on labour market agreements, opinions on the tax reform and the government's work, interaction between voters and the parties, voting in the 1975 parliamentary elections, in the 1976 municipal elections, and in the 1978 presidential elections, changing one's party, changing one's candidate, finding a suitable candidate, assessing the qualities of electoral candidates, image of the parties, support of different parties in the forthcoming elections, future certainty of voting, conceptions about the different parties and one's own political standpoint, interest in politics, party sympathies and antipathies, and membership in organisations. Some variables are connected with the interview situation and the social structure of the sample.

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