Scottish Election Study, 2016

Dataset

Abstract

The Scottish Election Study (SES), 2016 was carried out by a collaboration between the University of Edinburgh, University of Glasgow and University of Essex, to look at the 2016 Scottish parliament election which was held on Thursday, 5 May 2016. A pre-election survey and a post-election survey were completed by YouGov, with the same respondents interviewed in each wave. The pre-election survey was used to identify factors influencing voting intention and the post-election survey was used to identify how and why people voted the way they did. Via this panel design, researchers can determine how intentions translate into behaviour and see how expectations influence reactions to the election result.
Date made available21 Jan 2021
PublisherUK Data Service
Date of data productionApr 2016 - Jun 2016
Geographical coverageScotland

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