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Federal Parliament Election 1965 (Preliminary Investigation, Constituencies Essen and Dinslaken-Rees)

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

    Attitude to topics of federal and local politics and judgement on the parties. Topics: importance of areas of life; sympathy scale for SPD, CDU/CSU and FDP; behavior at the polls in the Federal Parliament election 1961 and in the municipal elections 1964; party preference and party identification; pair comparison of parties one can vote for; party one cannot vote for; expectations of the member of Parliament of the constituency; familiarity and party affiliation of the candidates in the respective constituency; influence of sympathy for the candidate on behavior at the polls; issue ability of the parties as well as of local political personalities; judgement on the conduct of the Federal Government on coal mining; most important municipal political tasks; solidarity with the Ruhrgebiet; attitude to territory reform and the so-called German community work; attitudes to locating industry at place of residence; judgement on shopping opportunities; judgement on the economic situation of the FRG; membership in professional organizations and personal tie with the organization; religious ties; membership in a party and party identification; local residency. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; religious denomination; religiousness; school education; vocational training; occupation; income; household income; size of household; head of household; place of birth; regional origins; refugee status. Interviewer rating: social class of respondent; type of city and city size.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1965-05
Geographic Coverage
  • Essen (DE-NW-ESS)
    constituency Essen
  • Dinslaken (DE-NW-DIN)
    constituency Dinslaken-Rees
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: 971
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0559 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-18 | Issue Number: 92 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Lehrstuhl für politische Wissenschaft, Universität Mannheim (1965): Bundestagswahl 1965 (Voruntersuchung, Wahlkreise Essen und Dinslaken-Rees). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.