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Trivedi candidate-level⚓︎

Table Summary⚓︎

Data on election candidates from the Trivedi Center for Political Data

Table Information⚓︎

Aggregation Level File Name Unique Identifiers
native trivedi_candidates_clean.dta sh_cand_id

Variable Information⚓︎

Variable Name Description
nan nan
pc01_state_id State id (population census)
ac07_id SHRUG 2007 Delimitation constituency id
ac08_id SHRUG 2008 Delimitation constituency id
tr_ac_id Trivedi / Election Commission constituency id
sh_election_id Unique election id (state-assemblyno-ac_id-poll_no)
sh_cand_id Unique candidate id (election_id + position)
eci_state_name State name in electoral data
tr_ac_name Trivedi / Election Commission constituency name
constituency_type Constituency reservation type (gen/sc/st)
tr_district_name District name (trivedi)
sub_region Sub region assigned by TCPD
delimid Delimitation ID (1: years 1962-1963, 2: years 1964-1972, 3: years 1973-2007, 4: years 2008 - current)
assembly_no Assembly number
year Election year
month Election month
poll_no Poll no (for bye elections)
bye_election Bye election indicator
n_cand Number of candidates
turnout_percentage Voter turnout percentage
enop Effective number of parties (derived from vote shares of each candidate in a constituency)
position Rank of candidate in the constituency based on vote share
cand_name Candidate name
sex Candidate Gender (F/M/O)
party Candidate Party
votes Number of votes received by candidate
age Candidate age from affidavit
candidate_type Candidate caste classification
valid_votes Valid Votes
electors Electors
vote_share_percentage Vote share percentage = (Votes/Valid votes)
deposit_lost Did candidate lose deposit?
pc01_district_name District name (population census)
pc01_district_id District id (population census)
ac07_name SHRUG time-invariant constituency name (2007)
ac08_name SHRUG time-invariant constituency name (2008)
ac_id Combined SHRUG 2007/2008 constituency id