State Election in Baden-Wuerttemberg 1988

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 Baden-Wuerttemberg; intent to participate in the election; party preference (Sunday question and rank order procedure); behavior at the polls in the last state parliament election; certainty of one´s voting decision; satisfaction with the government and opposition (scale); sympathy scale for the parties at state and federal level as well as for the top politicians in the state; political interest; attitude to an absolute majority for the CDU; preferred government coalition; preference for prime minister; comparison of the economic situation in Baden-Wuerttemberg with that in the rest of the Federal Republic and expected influence of the current state government on this situation; attitude to tax reform and assumed group with a higher relief; judgement on the situation of farmers in the state and support of farmers by the state government; agriculture or wine-growing as second occupation; attitude to nuclear power plants; attitude to the current regulation on abortion; agreement of one´s own political interests with those of a party; assumed winner in the state parliament election; assumed probability of an absolute majority for the CDU. Demography: age (classified); 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; union membership.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1988-03
Geographic Coverage
  • Baden-Württemberg (DE-BW)
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: 1035
    Number of Variables: 68
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1656 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.1656

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