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CSES Announcement: The Full Release of CSES Module 3 is now available for download

March 27, 2013

The Comparative Study of Electoral Systems (CSES) project is very pleased to announce the Full Release of CSES Module 3. The dataset and accompanying documentation may be downloaded for free from the Data Center on the CSES website at: www.cses.org

The CSES Module 3 Full Release contains 80,163 respondents from 50 election studies. All election studies from CSES Module 3 now appear in the file.

Among other updates and improvements, this release has newly added the following thirteen election studies: Canada (2008), Chile (2009), Czech Republic (2010), Finland (2011), Latvia (2010), Netherlands (2010), Norway (2009), Peru (2011), Philippines (2010), Romania (2009), South Africa (2009), Turkey (2011), and the United States (2008).

Users of the Full Release may wish to monitor the errata for CSES Module 3 on the CSES website, to check for known errors which may impact their analyses. To view errata for CSES Module 3, go to the Data Center on the CSES website, navigate to the CSES Module 3 download page, and click on the Errata link in the gray box to the right of the page. A new erratum that discusses some of the updates and improvements as of this release can be found on that page.

We welcome your questions and feedback about the release by email to: cses@umich.edu

Thank you for your support of the CSES!