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Appendix : Coding of Election Studies and Commercial Polls [Book Supplement] Pickup, Mark; Whelan, Colin


This online appendix includes the common demographic coding scheme applied to the Canadian Election Studies and the commercial polls from Gallup and Environics Canada for each electoral cycle. It also contains a table of summary statistics for the ROC curves from the penalized logits used to predict each issue being identified as the most important using demographics. It is the Appendix to Chapter 10, "The Issue Priorities of NDP Supporters: How Different Are They?" in David Laycock and Lynda Erickson, eds., Reviving Social Democracy: The Near Death and Surprising Rise of the Federal NDP (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2014.

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