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Left-Right Self-Placement

Last updated: October 24, 2005

This graph shows where respondents placed themselves on the left-right scale, on average by election study. The standard deviation is also provided, as a measure of variance around the average.

Data Source:
CSES Module 1: August 4, 2003 version
CSES Module 2: June 29, 2005 version

Variables Used:
CSES Module 1: A3031
CSES Module 2: B3045

Question Text:
In politics people sometimes talk of left and right. Where would you place yourself on a scale from 0 to 10 where 0 means the left and 10 means the right?

Weights Used:
CSES Module 1: A1010_1 (Sample Weight)
CSES Module 2: B1010_1 (Sample Weight)