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Study TitleAustralian Parliamentary Candidates 1890-1999: File sen
Primary InvestigatorColin Hughes
ADA IDau.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sen
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 label at each election, State/Territory in which they stood, the year(s) they ran and page number.
Production Date (documentation)2007-04-17
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 label at each election, State/Territory in which they stood, the year(s) they ran and page number.
Study Creation Date2011-04-18 18:43:05 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 sen
ADA IDau.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sen
LabelAustralian Parliamentary Candidates 1890-1999: File sen
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-sen   Arrow_up
Name Val Range Min Val Range Max
name
Misc.
Update Creation Date: 2011-07-30 15:45:49 UTC
Study Creation Date: 2011-04-18 18:43:05 UTC
Data File ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sen_F1
Decimal Places: 0
Format: character
Format Schema: ISO
Variable ID: 1091373
Interval: discrete
Label: Name of candidate
Variable Name: name
Nesstar ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sen_v1
Invalid Cases: 0
Valid Cases: 3988
Variable Position: 1
ADA ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sen
Database Study ID: 2688
Updated At: 2011-07-30 15:45:49 UTC
Variable ID: v1
Variable Width: 35
Occupation of candidate Return to 01028-sen   Arrow_up Arrow_down
Name Val Range Min Val Range Max
occup
Misc.
Update Creation Date: 2011-07-30 15:45:48 UTC
Study Creation Date: 2011-04-18 18:43:05 UTC
Data File ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sen_F1
Decimal Places: 0
Format: character
Format Schema: ISO
Variable ID: 1091372
Interval: discrete
Label: Occupation of candidate
Variable Name: occup
Nesstar ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sen_v2
Invalid Cases: 0
Valid Cases: 3988
Variable Position: 2
ADA ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sen
Database Study ID: 2688
Updated At: 2011-07-30 15:45:48 UTC
Variable ID: v2
Variable Width: 22
Type of house Return to 01028-sen   Arrow_up Arrow_down
Name Val Range Min Val Range Max
house
Misc.
Update Creation Date: 2011-07-30 15:45:46 UTC
Study Creation Date: 2011-04-18 18:43:05 UTC
Data File ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sen_F1
Decimal Places: 0
Format: character
Format Schema: ISO
Variable ID: 1091370
Interval: discrete
Label: Type of house
Variable Name: house
Nesstar ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sen_v3
Invalid Cases: 0
Valid Cases: 3988
Variable Position: 3
ADA ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sen
Database Study ID: 2688
Updated At: 2011-07-30 15:45:46 UTC
Variable ID: v3
Variable Width: 1
State/territory candidate ran in Return to 01028-sen   Arrow_up Arrow_down
Name Val Range Min Val Range Max
state
Misc.
Update Creation Date: 2011-07-30 15:45:47 UTC
Study Creation Date: 2011-04-18 18:43:05 UTC
Data File ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sen_F1
Decimal Places: 0
Format: character
Format Schema: ISO
Variable ID: 1091371
Interval: discrete
Label: State/territory candidate ran in
Variable Name: state
Nesstar ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sen_v4
Invalid Cases: 12
Valid Cases: 3976
Variable Position: 4
ADA ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sen
Database Study ID: 2688
Updated At: 2011-07-30 15:45:47 UTC
Variable ID: v4
Variable Width: 1
Year candidate ran in Return to 01028-sen   Arrow_up Arrow_down
Name Val Range Min Val Range Max
year 1901.0 1999.0
Misc.
Update Creation Date: 2011-07-30 15:45:45 UTC
Study Creation Date: 2011-04-18 18:43:05 UTC
Data File ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sen_F1
Decimal Places: 0
Format: numeric
Format Schema: ISO
Variable ID: 1091369
Interval: contin
Label: Year candidate ran in
Maximum: 1999.0
Mean: 1961.4399
Minimum: 1901.0
Variable Name: year
Nesstar ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sen_v5
Invalid Cases: 0
Valid Cases: 3988
Variable Position: 5
Std. Deviation: 26.954
ADA ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sen
Database Study ID: 2688
Updated At: 2011-07-30 15:45:45 UTC
Maximum: 1999.0
Minimum: 1901.0
Variable ID: v5
Variable Width: 4
Party candidate ran for Return to 01028-sen   Arrow_up Arrow_down
Name Val Range Min Val Range Max
party
Misc.
Update Creation Date: 2011-07-30 15:45:44 UTC
Study Creation Date: 2011-04-18 18:43:05 UTC
Data File ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sen_F1
Decimal Places: 0
Format: character
Format Schema: ISO
Variable ID: 1091368
Interval: discrete
Label: Party candidate ran for
Variable Name: party
Nesstar ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sen_v6
Invalid Cases: 0
Valid Cases: 3988
Variable Position: 6
ADA ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sen
Database Study ID: 2688
Updated At: 2011-07-30 15:45:44 UTC
Variable ID: v6
Variable Width: 4
Page number Arrow_down
Name Val Range Min Val Range Max
pageno 0.0 607.0
Misc.
Update Creation Date: 2011-07-30 15:45:43 UTC
Study Creation Date: 2011-04-18 18:43:05 UTC
Data File ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sen_F1
Decimal Places: 0
Format: numeric
Format Schema: ISO
Variable ID: 1091367
Interval: contin
Label: Page number
Maximum: 607.0
Mean: 146.59
Minimum: 0.0
Variable Name: pageno
Nesstar ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sen_v7
Invalid Cases: 1
Valid Cases: 3987
Variable Position: 7
Std. Deviation: 133.649
ADA ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01028-sen
Database Study ID: 2688
Updated At: 2011-07-30 15:45:43 UTC
Maximum: 607.0
Minimum: 0.0
Variable ID: v7
Variable Width: 3

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