Voting Behaviour in Netherlands

Description

The votB data frame has 8971 rows and 2 columns. The raw data refers to the type of the city and the political party which each participant voted for in the 1986 general elections in the Netherlands.

Usage

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Format

This data frame contains the following columns:

city

A factor with levels: co Commuter; lx Large city; mc Middle large city; ri Rural industrialised; ru Rural; sc Small city.

parties

A factor with levels: cda Christian democrats; d66 Democrats; left Other left-wing parties; Pvda Labor party; right Other right-wing parties; vvd Liberals.

Source

Statistics Netherlands (1987). Statistiek der verkiezingen 1986. Tweede Kamer der Staten-Generaal 21 mei 1996. [Statistics of the elections of the Lower House, May 21-th 1996]. The Hague: Staatsuitgeverij.

References

van der Ark, A. L. 1999. Contributions to Latent Budget Analysis, a tool for the analysis of compositional data. Ph.D. Thesis University of Utrecht.