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Data from Selects Studies

Questionnaires, codebooks, technical reports, and data of the Swiss electoral studies Selects are deposited at the Swiss Foundation for Research in Social Sciences FORS .

The online datasets can be downloaded free of charge from FORSbase or from the FORS Nesstar server. The FORS Nesstar server makes it possible to browse the data (e.g. see the detailed distribution of each variable and question wordings) without registering. However, online analyses and data download are only possible for users with a FORSbase account.

Swiss data delivered to the Comparative Study of electoral systems (CSES) is available through the CSES webpage.

Selects 2015 – Data and Documentation

Data and documentation for the Selects 2015 Post-Electoral, Panel/Rolling Cross-Section, and Candidate surveys, as well as the Media analysis, can be downloaded from FORSbase.

Selects 2011 – Data and Documentation

Post-Electoral Survey

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Download Questionnaires (d/f/i) (Zip – 515.8 ko)

Download Codebook (d/e) (PDF – 1.7 Mb)

Download Codebook (f/e) (PDF – 1.7 Mo)

Rolling Cross-Section (RCS)

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Download Questionnaires (d/f) (Zip – 69.2 kb)

Download Codebook for v1.1 (d/e) (PDF – 1.2 Mb)

Download Codebook for v1.1 (f/e) (PDF – 1.2 Mb)

Media Analysis

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Download Codebook (d) (PDF – 1.5 Mo)

Candidate Survey

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Download Questionnaires (d/f/i) (Zip – 1 Mo)

Swiss Living Abroad

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Download Codebook (d/e) (PDF – 1 Mo)

Download Codebook (f/e) (PDF – 1 Mo)

Download Questionnaires (d/f/i) (Zip – 2 Mo)

Experimental Online Survey

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Download Questionnaires (d/f/i) (Zip – 2 Mo)

Selects 2007 – Data and Documentation

National Survey : phone interview

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Download Questionnaires (d/f/i) (Zip – 167.4 ko)

National Survey : complementary postal questionnaire

Download Questionnaires (d/f/i) (Zip – 236.6 ko)

Candidate Survey

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Download Questionnaires (d/f/i) (Zip – 239 ko)

Selects 2003 – Data and Documentation

Post-election Survey

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Download Questionnaires (d/f/i) (Zip – 539.1 ko)

Download Codebook (de) (PDF – 7.3 Mo)

Download Codebook (fr) (Zip – 797.3 ko)

Panel Study 1999-2003

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Download Questionnaires (d/f/i) (Zip – 139.2 ko)

Download Documentation (d) (Word – 49 ko)

Media Analysis

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Selects 1999 – Data and Documentation

National Survey

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Download Documentation (de) (PDF – 3.8 Mo)

Download Questionnaires (d/f/i) (Zip – 172.5 ko)

Download Codebook (de) (Zip – 133.6 ko)

Download Codebook (fr) (Zip – 133.4 ko)

Panel Study in Three Cantons

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Download Questionnaire (de) (Word – 521 ko)

Download Questionnaire (fr) (Word – 537.5 ko)

Selects 1995 – Data and Documentation

National Survey

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Download Documentation (de) (PDF – 953.2 ko)

Download Questionnaires (d/f/i) (Zip – 83.2 ko)

Download Codebook (de) (Zip – 142.1 ko)

Download Codebook (fr) (Zip – 144.1 ko)

Survey of Regional Party Secretaries

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Context Data on Regional Political Systems and Structures

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Official Data on Candidates for the Council of States

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1971-2007 – Data and Documentation

Cumulative Post-election Survey

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Download Documentation (en) (Zip – 354.6 ko)