1992 U.S. Presidential election data


List of variables:

dvote= proportion of votes cast for the Democratic candidate in the 1992 Presidential election. Source: Statistical Abstract of the United States, 1993, p. 265.
dem= 1 if the Democratic candidate won a plurality of the state vote in 1992, = 0 otherwise
un= state unemployment rate in 1992. Source: Statistical Abstract of the United States, 1993, Table 431, p. 396.
fedfunds= per capita federal spending in 1992. Source: Statistical Abstract of the United States, 1993, Table 552, p. 337.
defense= defense contract awards per 1000 population in 1992. Source: Statistical Abstract of the United States, 1993, Tables 31 and 548, pp. 28 and 351.
crime= total crime rate per 100,000 population in 1992. Source: Statistical Abstract of the United States, 1995. Table 310, p. 200.
NE= 1 for northeastern states, = 0 otherwise
S= 1 for southern states, = 0 otherwise
W= 1 for western states,= 0 otherwise

John Kane - kane@oswego.edu
Department of Economics, SUNY-Oswego, Oswego, NY 13126