State Election in Bremen 1987

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Berger, Manfred (Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim)
  • Gibowski, Wolfgang G. (Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim)
  • Roth, Dieter (Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim)
  • Schulte, Wolfgang (Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim)
Publication Date
  • Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
  • Abstract

    Political attitudes as well as judgement on parties and politicians. Topics: most important problems in Bremen; intent to participate in the election; party preference (Sunday question and rank order procedure); behavior at the polls in the last metropolitan council election; certainty of one´s voting decision; personal change in party voted for; satisfaction with the government and opposition (scale); assumed probability as well as attitude to taking seats in the metropolitan council by the FDP und the Greens; preferred mayor; sympathy scale for the parties as well as for the top politicians of the state; political interest; attitude to an absolute majority for one of the major parties; preferred government coalition; issue competence of possible senates; comparison of the economic situation in Bremen with that in the rest of the Federal Republic; assumed winner in the next metropolitan council election; significance of the election result for the future of the state. Demography: month and year of birth; sex; marital status; number of persons in household 18 years old or older; religious denomination; frequency of church attendance; school degree achieved and sought; vocational training; academic degree of respondent; occupational position; employment; respondent is head of household; characteristics of head of household; party preference; union membership. Interviewer rating: length of interview; date and day of interview; number of unsuccessful contact attempts.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1987-09
Geographic Coverage
  • Bremen (DE-HB)
Sampled Universe
Eligible voters living in private households with a telephone
Probability: Multistage; Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage random sample
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview
  • Telephone interview with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1042
    Number of Variables: 59
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1655 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.1655

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 91 | Registration Date: 2012-03-13