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State Election in North Rhine-Westphalia 1985 (April 1985)

Version
2.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Berger, Manfred (Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim)
  • Gibowski, Wolfgang G. (Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim)
  • Roth, Dieter (Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim)
  • Schulte, Wolfgang (Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim)
Publication Date
2012-02-27
Contributor
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
Description
  • Abstract

    Judgements on parties and politicians. Topics: intent to participate in the election for state or Federal Parliament; change in party voted for; party preference (Sunday question, ballot procedure and rank order procedure) for state or Federal Parliament election; certainty of voting decision and behavior at the polls in the last state or Federal Parliament election; sympathy scale for the parties at the state level; satisfaction with the state government or opposition; satisfaction with top candidates of one´s preferred party; sympathy scale for leading state politicians; assumed probability and attitude to the FDP or the Greens taking seats in the state parliament; attitude to an absolute majority for one party; preferred government coalition and prime minister; issue relevance and issue ability of parties and possible coalitions; judgement on economic situation in North Rhine-Westphalia in comparison to the rest of the Federal Republic; ability of state or Federal Government or parties to improve the economic situation of the state; preferred conduct of the SPD or the Greens in view of a government coalition; judgement on election campaign activities of party supporters; assumed election winner of the state parliament election; personal unemployment or unemployed in household. Demography: age; sex; marital status; religious denomination; frequency of church attendance; school education; occupational position; employment; size of household; composition of household; respondent is head of household; characteristics of head of household; party inclination; party identification; social origins; union membership. Interviewer rating: city reference number; place of work; date of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1985-04
Geographic Coverage
  • North Rhine-Westphalia (DE-NW)
Sampled Universe
Persons eligible to vote in the state parliament election
Sampling
Multi-stage stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1044
    Number of Variables: 139
Note
See also the subsequent investigation in May 1985 archived under ZA Study No. 1468.
Availability
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1467 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)
Relations
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.1467

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 75 | Registration Date: 2012-03-13

Berger, Manfred; Gibowski, Wolfgang G.; Roth, Dieter; Schulte, Wolfgang (2012): Landtagswahl in Nordrhein-Westfalen 1985 (April 1985). Version: 2.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.11220