Federal Parliament Election 1965 (Follow-Up Survey, November 1965)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Kaase, M. (Lehrstuhl für politische Wissenschaft, Universität Mannheim)
  • Wildenmann, R. (Lehrstuhl für politische Wissenschaft, Universität Mannheim)
Publication Date
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
  • Abstract

    1. Judgement on politicians and parties a few weeks after the Federal Parliament election. 2. attitudes to party financing. 3. assessment of the reputation of the Federal Republic in the rest of the world. 4. attitude to other political questions. Topics: 1. sympathy scale for SPD, CDU/CSU and FDP as well as for the most important federal politicians; change in party sympathy since the last Federal Parliament election; judgement on coalition negotiations; most important political problems in the FRG; importance of areas of life; judgement on one´s own economic situation and the economic situation in the Federal Republic. 2. judgement on various possibilities for party financing; assumed origin of the financial means in the election campaign financing of the individual parties. 3. judgement on support for German interests by foreign nations; assessment of the relative reputation of various nations; judgement on the development of the reputation of the Federal Republic in the last 5 years. 4. interest in political participation; party membership or reasons for non-membership; attitude to the Federal German Armed Forces and to nuclear weapons; assessment of the importance of various measures in the area of education policy; attitude to co-determination; membership in clubs and organizations as well as party inclination of these organizations; religiousness. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; family composition; religious denomination; school education; vocational training; occupation; employment; head of household; party preference; party membership; self-assessment of social class; state; refugee status; possession of durable economic goods. Interviewer rating: social class of respondent; city size; willingness of respondent to cooperate and number of contact attempts.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1965-11 / 1965-12
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG without West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Eligible voters 21 years old and older
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1425
The current data set is part of an omnibus survey and the third wave of a trend survey; see ZA Study Nos. 0556 and 0557.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0558 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Schleth, Uwe: Parteifinanzen: Eine Studie über Kosten und Finanzierung der Parteientätigkeit, zu deren politischer Problematik und zu den Möglichkeiten einer Reform. Meisenheim: Hain 1973. (Politik und Wähler, Bd. II).

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 95 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22