Resonance of the Population to the Election Campaign and the Result of the Federal Parliament Election 1969

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Sozialwissenschaftliches Forschungsinstitut der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Alfter/Bonn
Publication Date
  • GETAS, Institut fuer Motivforschung, Bremen (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
  • Abstract

    Judgement on parties, politicians, the election campaign and election result. Topics: Political interest; attendance of election meetings; time of information about the election result; satisfaction with the election result; judgement on the election results for the parties and constituency candidates; attitude to a possible formation of a government by SPD and FDP; coalition preferences; detailed judgement on the election campaign; judgement on the election campaign habits of the parties (semantic differentials) and politicians; knowledge and judgement on the individual forms of advertising in the election campaign; assessment of the effect of election campaign issues; factors influencing one´s own voting decision; media usage, in particular also regarding election broadcasts on television; personal election participation and change in party voted for; party preference; splitting; behavior at the polls of spouse; attitude to the Oder-Neisse Line and foreign policy; intelligence test (short form); general contentment with life; satisfaction with the economic situation and price development; assessment of personal vertical mobility; membership in a trade union; religiousness. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; religious denomination; school education; occupation; employment; income; size of household; head of household; city size; state; refugee status. Interviewer rating: social class and willingness of respondent to cooperate.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1969-10
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG without West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Persons 21 years old and older
Probability: Stratified; Sampling Procedure Comment: Stratified 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: 801
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0789 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 94 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22