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State Election in Hesse 1987

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

    Political attitudes as well as judgement on parties and politicians. Topics: political interest; intent to participate in the election; party preference (Sunday question and rank order procedure) in state and Federal Parliament elections; behavior at the polls in the last state and Federal Parliament elections; certainty of one´s voting decision; satisfaction with the state government as well as the individual government or opposition parties (scale); sympathy scale for selected state politicians; preference for prime minister; attitude to an absolute majority for one of the major parties; preferred government coalition; issue relevance and issue competence of possible state governments; comparison of the economic situation in Hesse with that in the rest of the Federal Republic and expected influence of the current state government on this situation; attitude to a closure of the Hanau Betriebe fuer nukleare Brennelemente {nuclear fuel element companies}; assessment of the possibility of an accident in the Hanau Brennelemente-Fabrik; attitude to nuclear power plants and judgement on the possibility of a nuclear accident in a German nuclear power plant; assumed probability as well as attitude to taking seats in state parliament by the FDP and the Greens; assumed winner in the next state parliament election; judgement on the efforts of the top candidates of the CDU and SPD for election success up to now; dialect. Demography: month and year of birth; sex; marital status; religious denomination; frequency of church attendance; school education; occupational position; employment; number of persons in household 18 years old or older; relationship of respondent to head of household; characteristics of head of household; party inclination and party identification; characterization of residential surroundings according to occupational groups; union membership. Also encoded was: district code; state.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1987-03 / 1987-04
Geographic Coverage
  • Hesse (DE-HE)
Sampled Universe
Persons eligible to vote in a 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: 989
    Number of Variables: 82
Availability
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1651 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)
Relations
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.1651

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 78 | Registration Date: 2012-03-13

Berger, Manfred; Gibowski, Wolfgang G.; Roth, Dieter; Schulte, Wolfgang (2012): Landtagswahl in Hessen 1987. Version: 2.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.11226