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State Election in Rhineland-Palatinate 1987

Resource Type
  • Berger, Manfred (Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim)
  • Gibowski, Wolfgang G. (Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim)
  • Roth, Dieter (Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim)
  • Schulte, Wolfgang (Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim)
Publication Date
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • 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 the state parliament and Federal Parliament elections; behavior at the polls in the last state and Federal Parliament elections; certainty of one´s voting decision; personal change in party voted for; satisfaction with the state government and opposition (scale); sympathy scale for the political parties and for the top politicians in the state; 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 Rhineland-Palatinate with that in the rest of the Federal Republic; judgement on the situation of farmers and wine-growers in the state; personal responsibility or institution responsible for the bad situation of the farmers and wine-growers; judgement on support of farmers and wine-growers by the state government; attitude to nuclear power plants; assumed probability as well as attitude to taking seats in state parliament by the FDP, the Greens as well as the Independent Voter Communities; assumed winner in the next state parliament election. 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
  • 1987-05
Geographic Coverage
  • Rhineland-Palatinate (DE-RP)
Sampled Universe
Persons eligible to vote in a state parliament election
Multi-stage stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1027
    Number of Variables: 74
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1652 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.1652

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 Rheinland-Pfalz 1987. Version: 2.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.