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State Election in Rhineland-Palatinate 1967 (Preliminary Investigation)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Wildenmann, Rudolf (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

    Political as well as personal attitudes and judgement on the parties before the state parliament election. Topics: Political knowledge and political extent to which informed; most important problems of the Federal Republic; attitude to the European Economic Community (EEC); issue ability of the parties; attitude to the NPD; sympathy scale for the SPD, CDU, FDP, NPD as well as for federal and state politicians; satisfaction with Prime Minister Altmeier and the Federal Government of Erhard (scale); preferred prime minister; degree of familiarity of the state parliament delegate in the respective constituency; expected changes with a change of government; personal attitude and assumed attitudes of the parties to expanding Rhineland-Palatinate; personal intent to participate in the election and possible reasons for non-participation in the election; party preference and voting intent in the state parliament election; behavior at the polls in the Federal Parliament election 1965 and possible change in party voted for; changes of sympathy for the parties in the last few months; point in time and reason for the voting decision; party identification; party one cannot vote for; judgement on the result of the coalition negotiations in North Rhine-Westphalia; attitude to religious or community schools; importance of school educational goals and assessment of their fulfillment by the schools; most able party in school questions; attitudes to the school law in Rhineland-Palatinate; attitudes to hippies, conscientious objection, suicide and extra-marital sex relations; judgement on the economic situation; membership in clubs and organizations and party political inclination of these organizations; stays abroad; change of occupation and job; social origins. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; religious denomination; religiousness; school education; vocational training; occupation; employment; professional career; income; composition of household; head of household; social class; refugee status; possession of durable economic goods. Interviewer rating: social class and willingness of respondent to cooperate; number of contact attempts; city size.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1966-09 / 1966-10
Geographic Coverage
  • Rhineland-Palatinate (DE-RP)
Sampled Universe
Persons 21 years old and older
Probability: Multistage; Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage random sample
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1597
    Number of Variables: 386
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0563 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.0563

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 94 | Registration Date: 2012-03-12

Wildenmann, Rudolf (2012): Landtagswahl in Rheinland-Pfalz 1967 (Voruntersuchung). Version: 2.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.