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Study TitleAustralian Parliamentary Candidates 1890-1999: File sala
Primary InvestigatorColin Hughes
ADA IDau.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sala
AbstractThe Australian Parliamentary Candidates study was undertaken primarily to compile information on political candidates who have run for election in Australia between 1890 and 1999. Candidates represented in the study include those who have run in both State and Federal elections and by-elections. Variables include candidate's name, occupation, party affiliation at each election, State/Territory in which they stood, the year(s) they ran and page number.
Production Date (documentation)2007-04-16
Bibliographic CitationHughes, C. Australian Parliamentary Candidates 1890-1999, [computer file]. Canberra: Australian Data Archive, The Australian National University, 2004.
CopyrightCopyright © 2005, University of Queensland. All rights reserved.
ContactColin Hughes Department of Government University of Queensland Brisbane 4072 QLD
Contact AffiliationDepartment of Government, University of Queensland
Study Scope Content
Topic ClassificationsAustralian studies;Politics;Election and campaign studies
KeywordsElections;Political parties;Politicians
Population (Universe)any person who ran in a State/Territory election or by-election between 1890 and 1999
Date of Collection
Start date - Data Collection: 1962-01-01 End date - Data Collection: 1962-01-01
Time Period
Time Period - Start: 1962-01-01 Time Period - End: 1962-01-01
Geographic CoverageNational
Geographic UnitState
Methodology Content
Sampling Procedureno sampling
Data Kindpersonal data extracted from official sources and the press
Data Access Content
Access ConditionsThe depositor wishes to be informed (by the archive) of use being made of the data, in order to comment on that use and make contact with colleagues of similar interests.
Deposit Information Content
DepositorColin Hughes Department of Government University of Queensland Brisbane 4072 QLD
Deposit Date2000-07-12
Other Content
Unit of AnalysisIndividual
Mode of Data Collectionuse of existing records
CommentThe Australian Parliamentary Candidates study was undertaken primarily to compile information on political candidates who have run for election in Australia between 1890 and 1999. Candidates represented in the study include those who have run in both State and Federal elections and by-elections. Variables include candidate's name, occupation, party affiliation at each election, State/Territory in which they stood, the year(s) they ran and page number.
Study Creation Date2011-04-18 18:43:04 UTC
Data CollectorsGeraldine Foley Political Science RSSS The Australian National University Political Science RSSS The Australian National University
Bibliographic Citation (documentation)Hughes, C. Australian Parliamentary Candidates 1890-1999, [computer file]. Canberra: Australian Data Archive, The Australian National University, 2004.
Copyright (documentation)Copyright © 2005, The Australian National University. All rights reserved.
Producer (documentation)Australian Data Archive
Title (documentation)Australian Parliamentary Candidates 1890-1999: File sala
ADA IDau.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sala
LabelAustralian Parliamentary Candidates 1890-1999: File sala
Languageen
CountriesAustralia
ADA Processing LevelLevel 2
Production Date2004-08-27
ProducerColin Hughes University of Queesland B.D. Graham The Australian National University
ADA Study LevelLevel 2
Version ResponsibilityAustralian Data Archive
Name of candidate Return to 01028-sala   Arrow_up
Name Val Range Min Val Range Max
name
Misc.
Update Creation Date: 2011-07-30 15:45:33 UTC
Study Creation Date: 2011-04-18 18:43:04 UTC
Data File ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sala_F1
Decimal Places: 0
Format: character
Format Schema: ISO
Variable ID: 1091359
Interval: discrete
Label: Name of candidate
Variable Name: name
Nesstar ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sala_v1
Invalid Cases: 0
Valid Cases: 3893
Variable Position: 1
ADA ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sala
Database Study ID: 2686
Updated At: 2011-07-30 15:45:33 UTC
Variable ID: v1
Variable Width: 35
Occupation of candidate Return to 01028-sala   Arrow_up Arrow_down
Name Val Range Min Val Range Max
occup
Misc.
Update Creation Date: 2011-07-30 15:45:32 UTC
Study Creation Date: 2011-04-18 18:43:04 UTC
Data File ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sala_F1
Decimal Places: 0
Format: character
Format Schema: ISO
Variable ID: 1091358
Interval: discrete
Label: Occupation of candidate
Variable Name: occup
Nesstar ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sala_v2
Invalid Cases: 0
Valid Cases: 3893
Variable Position: 2
ADA ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sala
Database Study ID: 2686
Updated At: 2011-07-30 15:45:32 UTC
Variable ID: v2
Variable Width: 22
Type of house Return to 01028-sala   Arrow_up Arrow_down
Name Val Range Min Val Range Max
house
Misc.
Update Creation Date: 2011-07-30 15:45:30 UTC
Study Creation Date: 2011-04-18 18:43:04 UTC
Data File ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sala_F1
Decimal Places: 0
Format: character
Format Schema: ISO
Variable ID: 1091356
Interval: discrete
Label: Type of house
Variable Name: house
Nesstar ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sala_v3
Invalid Cases: 0
Valid Cases: 3893
Variable Position: 3
ADA ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sala
Database Study ID: 2686
Updated At: 2011-07-30 15:45:30 UTC
Variable ID: v3
Variable Width: 1
State/territory candidate ran in Return to 01028-sala   Arrow_up Arrow_down
Name Val Range Min Val Range Max
state
Misc.
Update Creation Date: 2011-07-30 15:45:31 UTC
Study Creation Date: 2011-04-18 18:43:04 UTC
Data File ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sala_F1
Decimal Places: 0
Format: character
Format Schema: ISO
Variable ID: 1091357
Interval: discrete
Label: State/territory candidate ran in
Variable Name: state
Nesstar ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sala_v4
Invalid Cases: 0
Valid Cases: 3893
Variable Position: 4
ADA ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sala
Database Study ID: 2686
Updated At: 2011-07-30 15:45:31 UTC
Variable ID: v4
Variable Width: 1
Year candidate ran in Arrow_down
Name Val Range Min Val Range Max
year 1890.0 1985.0
Misc.
Update Creation Date: 2011-07-30 15:45:28 UTC
Study Creation Date: 2011-04-18 18:43:04 UTC
Data File ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sala_F1
Decimal Places: 0
Format: numeric
Format Schema: ISO
Variable ID: 1091355
Interval: contin
Label: Year candidate ran in
Maximum: 1985.0
Mean: 1938.96
Minimum: 1890.0
Variable Name: year
Nesstar ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sala_v5
Invalid Cases: 0
Valid Cases: 3893
Variable Position: 5
Std. Deviation: 31.175
ADA ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sala
Database Study ID: 2686
Updated At: 2011-07-30 15:45:28 UTC
Maximum: 1985.0
Minimum: 1890.0
Variable ID: v5
Variable Width: 4
Party candidate ran for Return to 01028-sala   Arrow_up Arrow_down
Name Val Range Min Val Range Max
party
Misc.
Update Creation Date: 2011-07-30 15:45:27 UTC
Study Creation Date: 2011-04-18 18:43:04 UTC
Data File ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sala_F1
Decimal Places: 0
Format: character
Format Schema: ISO
Variable ID: 1091354
Interval: discrete
Label: Party candidate ran for
Variable Name: party
Nesstar ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sala_v6
Invalid Cases: 2
Valid Cases: 3891
Variable Position: 6
ADA ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sala
Database Study ID: 2686
Updated At: 2011-07-30 15:45:27 UTC
Variable ID: v6
Variable Width: 4
Page number Return to 01028-sala   Arrow_up Arrow_down
Name Val Range Min Val Range Max
pageno 0.0 507.0
Misc.
Update Creation Date: 2011-07-30 15:45:26 UTC
Study Creation Date: 2011-04-18 18:43:04 UTC
Data File ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sala_F1
Decimal Places: 0
Format: numeric
Format Schema: ISO
Variable ID: 1091353
Interval: contin
Label: Page number
Maximum: 507.0
Mean: 151.49
Minimum: 0.0
Variable Name: pageno
Nesstar ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sala_v7
Invalid Cases: 0
Valid Cases: 3893
Variable Position: 7
Std. Deviation: 117.538
ADA ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sala
Database Study ID: 2686
Updated At: 2011-07-30 15:45:26 UTC
Maximum: 507.0
Minimum: 0.0
Variable ID: v7
Variable Width: 3

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