CSES Module 3: 2006-2011

About the Release

CSES Module 3 focused on voters' perceptions of, assessments of, and responses to the variety and quality of political choices in an election. The module asks to what degree political systems provide contestation between meaningful alternatives and how integrative is the structure of electoral competition. Voters' understanding of the set of electoral choices they face is a central concern. The module enables scholars to ask how voters distinguish the parties, how contextual conditions enhance the degree to and ease with which they can make these distinctions, and the relative weights of different kinds of distinctions in shaping voting behavior in those varying contexts.

Source Documents

To the right of this page are the files and links for use in obtaining and analyzing the dataset.

At the bottom of this page is an Election Study Archive where you can obtain some of the source documents from each election study.

These documents were used by collaborators for collecting the data, but are no longer in use:
- Module 3 Questionnaire [PDF file]
- Module 3 Questionnaire [TXT file]
- Module 3 Macro Report [PDF file]
- Module 3 Macro Report [DOC file]
- Module 3 Design Report [PDF file]
- Module 3 Design Report [DOC file]
- Module 3 Respondent Booklet [PDF file]
- Module 3 Respondent Booklet [DOC file]

CSES Module 3 Full Release
March 27, 2013 version

You can choose below to either download the dataset to your own computer for analysis, or to use an online analysis tool.


Analyze on your own computer:

Analyze online:

View the Module 3 codebook online:

Other important information:


CSES Module 3 Election Study Archive

Australia (2007) Survey
English
Mar-29-2010
Macro Report
Mar-29-2010
Design Report
Mar-29-2010
Austria (2008) Survey
English
Mar-31-2011
Untranslated
German

Mar-31-2011
Macro Report
Mar-31-2011
Design Report
Mar-31-2011
Belarus (2008) Survey
English
Mar-29-2010
Untranslated
Russian

Mar-29-2010
Macro Report
Mar-29-2010
Design Report
Mar-29-2010
Brazil (2006) Survey
English
Mar-29-2010
Untranslated
Portuguese

Mar-29-2010
Macro Report
Mar-29-2010
Design Report
Mar-29-2010
Brazil (2010) Survey
Untranslated
Portuguese

May-31-2012
Macro Report
May-31-2012
Design Report
May-31-2012
Canada (2008) Survey
English and French
pre-election

Mar-27-2013
English and French
post-election

Mar-27-2013
English
mailback

Mar-27-2013
Macro Report
Mar-27-2013
Design Report
Mar-27-2013
Chile (2009) Survey
Untranslated
Spanish

Mar-27-2013
Macro Report
Mar-27-2013
Design Report
Mar-27-2013
Croatia (2007) Survey
Untranslated
Croatian

Mar-29-2010
Macro Report
Mar-29-2010
Design Report
Mar-29-2010
Czech Republic (2006) Survey
Untranslated
Czech

Mar-31-2011
Macro Report
Mar-31-2011
Design Report
Mar-31-2011
Czech Republic (2010) Survey
Untranslated
Czech

Mar-27-2013
Untranslated
Czech Booklet

Mar-27-2013
Macro Report
Mar-27-2013
Design Report
Mar-27-2013
Denmark (2007) Survey
Untranslated
Danish

May-31-2012
Macro Report
May-31-2012
Design Report
May-31-2012
Estonia (2011) Survey
Untranslated
Estonian

May-31-2012
Untranslated
Russian

May-31-2012
Macro Report
May-31-2012
Design Report
May-31-2012
Finland (2007) Survey
Untranslated
Finnish

Mar-29-2010
Untranslated
Swedish

Mar-29-2010
Macro Report
Mar-29-2010
Design Report
Mar-29-2010
Finland (2011) Survey
Untranslated
Finnish

Mar-27-2013
Untranslated
Swedish

Mar-27-2013
Macro Report
Mar-27-2013
Design Report
Mar-27-2013
France (2007) Survey
Untranslated
French

Mar-31-2011
Macro Report
Mar-31-2011
Design Report
Mar-31-2011
Germany (2005) Survey
Untranslated
German

Mar-29-2010
Macro Report
Mar-29-2010
Design Report
Nov-22-2010
Germany (2009) Survey
English
Mar-31-2011
Untranslated
German

Mar-31-2011
Macro Report
Mar-31-2011
Design Report
Mar-31-2011
Greece (2009) Survey
English
May-31-2011
Untranslated
Greek

May-31-2011
Macro Report
May-31-2012
Design Report
May-31-2012
Hong Kong (2008) Survey
English
Mar-31-2011
Untranslated
Cantonese

Mar-31-2011
Macro Report
Mar-31-2011
Design Report
Mar-31-2011
Iceland (2007) Survey
English
Dec-21-2012
Untranslated
Icelandic

Mar-31-2011
Macro Report
Mar-31-2011
Design Report
Mar-31-2011
Iceland (2009) Survey
Untranslated
Icelandic

Mar-31-2011
Macro Report
Mar-31-2011
Design Report
Mar-31-2011
Ireland (2007) Survey
English
main

Mar-31-2011
English
dropoff

Mar-31-2011
Macro Report
Mar-31-2011
Design Report
Mar-31-2011
Israel (2006) Survey
Untranslated
Arabic

Mar-29-2010
Untranslated
Hebrew

Mar-29-2010
Untranslated
Russian

Mar-29-2010
Macro Report
Mar-29-2010
Design Report
Mar-29-2010
Japan (2007) Survey
English
Mar-29-2010
Untranslated
Japanese

Mar-29-2010
Macro Report
Mar-29-2010
Design Report
Mar-29-2010
Latvia (2010) Survey
Untranslated
Latvian

Mar-27-2013
Macro Report
Mar-27-2013
Design Report
Mar-27-2013
Mexico (2006) Survey
Untranslated
Spanish

Mar-31-2011
Macro Report
Mar-31-2011
Design Report
Mar-31-2011
Mexico (2009) Survey
Untranslated
Spanish

Mar-31-2011
Macro Report
Mar-31-2011
Design Report
Mar-31-2011
Netherlands (2006) Survey
Dutch
first wave CAPI

Mar-27-2013
Dutch
first wave PAPI
non-response

Mar-27-2013
Dutch
second wave CAPI

Mar-27-2013
Macro Report
Mar-31-2011
Design Report
Mar-31-2011
Netherlands (2010) Untranslated
Dutch

Mar-27-2013
Macro Report
Mar-27-2013
Design Report
Mar-27-2013
New Zealand (2008) Survey
English
Mar-31-2011
Macro Report
Mar-31-2011
Design Report
Mar-31-2011
Norway (2005) Survey
English
Dec-21-2012
Untranslated
Norwegian

Mar-29-2010
Macro Report
Mar-29-2010
Design Report
Mar-29-2010
Norway (2009) Survey
English
Mar-27-2013
Untranslated
Norwegian

Mar-27-2013
Macro Report
Mar-27-2013
Design Report
Mar-27-2013
Peru (2011) Survey
Untranslated
Spanish

Mar-27-2013
Macro Report
Mar-27-2013
Design Report
Mar-27-2013
Philippines (2010) Survey
English
Mar_27_2013
Untranslated
Bicol

Mar-27-2013
Untranslated
Cebuano

Mar-27-2013
Untranslated
Filipino

Mar-27-2013
Untranslated
Iluko

Mar-27-2013
Untranslated
Maguindanaon

Mar-27-2013
Macro Report
Mar-27-2013
Design Report
Mar-27-2013
Poland (2005) Survey
Untranslated
Polish
pre-election

Mar-31-2011
Untranslated
Polish
post-election

Mar-31-2011
Macro Report
Mar-31-2011
Design Report
Mar-27-2013
Poland (2007) Survey
Untranslated
Polish

Mar-31-2011
Macro Report
Mar-31-2011
Design Report
Mar-27-2013
Portugal (2009) Survey
English
Mar-31-2011
Untranslated
Portuguese

Mar-31-2011
Macro Report
Mar-31-2011
Design Report
Mar-31-2011
Romania (2009) Survey
Untranslated
Romanian

Mar-27-2013
Macro Report
Mar-27-2013
Design Report
Mar-27-2013
Slovakia (2010) Survey
Untranslated
Slovakian

May-31-2012
Macro Report
May-31-2012
Design Report
May-31-2012
Slovenia (2008) Survey
Untranslated
Slovenian

Dec-21-2012
Macro Report
May-31-2012
Design Report
May-31-2012
South Africa (2009) Survey
English
Mar-27-2013
Untranslated
Afrikaans

Mar-27-2013
Untranslated
Xhosa

Mar-27-2013
Macro Report
Mar-27-2013
Design Report
Mar-27-2013
South Korea (2008) Survey
Untranslated
Korean

Mar-29-2010
Macro Report
Mar-29-2010
Design Report
Mar-29-2010
Spain (2008) Survey
Untranslated
Spanish

May-31-2012
Macro Report
May-31-2012
Design Report
May-31-2012
Sweden (2006) Survey
English
Dec-21-2012
Untranslated
Swedish

Oct-23-2012
Macro Report
Mar-29-2010
Design Report
Mar-29-2010
Switzerland (2007) Survey
Untranslated
French
mail survey

Mar-29-2010
Untranslated
Italian
mail survey

Mar-29-2010
Untranslated
German
mail survey

Mar-29-2010
Untranslated
French
phone survey

Mar-29-2010
Untranslated
Italian
phone survey

Mar-29-2010
Untranslated
German
phone survey

Mar-29-2010
Macro Report
Mar-29-2010
Design Report
Mar-29-2010
Taiwan (2008) Survey
English
Mar-29-2010
Untranslated
Traditional Chinese

Mar-27-2013
Macro Report
Mar-29-2010
Design Report
Mar-29-2010
Thailand (2007) Survey
Untranslated
Thai

Mar-29-2010
Macro Report
Mar-29-2010
Design Report
Mar-29-2010
Turkey (2011) Survey
English
Mar-27-2013
Untranslated
Turkish

Mar-27-2013
Macro Report
Mar-27-2013
Design Report
Mar-27-2013
United States (2008) Survey
English
pre-election

Mar-27-2013
English
pre-election booklet

Mar-27-2013
English
post-election

Mar-27-2013
English
post-election booklet

Mar-27-2013
Macro Report
Mar-27-2013
Design Report
Mar-27-2013
Uruguay (2009) Survey
English
May-31-2012
Untranslated
Spanish

May-31-2012
Macro Report
May-31-2012
Design Report
May-31-2012