Australian Election Data
As part of it's collection, ADA holds a variety of data on elector surveys, candidate surveys, media studies, population statistics and electotion results for elections going back to 1987, the first year of the Australian Election Study. The combination of these various resources provides a set of comparative resources for understanding the various influences on voter behaviour from both a micro and macro perspective, exploring a variety of voter, candidate, population and electoral system characteristics.
These resources include:
Australian Election Studies (1987 - 2010)
Australian Candidate Studies (1987 - 2010)
Australian National Political Attitudes Survey (1967 - 1979)
Federal Election Returns (1977, 1996, 2001 - 2007)
Australian Election Database (1856 - Present)
Australian Election Campaign Television News Coverage (2004 - 2007)
In addition, ADA holds two major time series collections of election information:
The Australian Election Database compiled by Campbell Sharman of the University of Western Australia, provide time series information and contextual data relevant to the conduct of elections, voting systems and political parties,
The Australian Public Opinion Polls collection includes several prominent public opinion poll series, that provide time series data on voting preferences, candidate perceptions and political and social attitudes.
The ADA Historical subarchive ABS Census collection includes census data classified by electoral divisions at the time of the census.
Data by election year
Links to the various ADA studies available for a particular election year are detailed below:
Australian Election Study
Australian Candidate Study
|1990||00570||00571-pub||N/A||N/A||Australian Parliamentary Candidates, 1990 Federal Election (00572)|
|1993||00763||00764-pub||N/A||N/A||Federal Election Exit Poll, 1993 (00770)|