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State Election in Schleswig-Holstein 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
    • Natural resources and energy
    • Economic policy
  • Abstract

    Political attitudes as well as judgement on parties and politicians. Topics: political interest; most important political problems in Schleswig-Holstein; intent to participate in the election; party preference (Sunday question and rank order procedure) at the state level; behavior at the polls in the last state parliament election; sympathy scale for the parties on state and federal level as well as for the top state politicians; preference for prime minister; attitude to an absolute majority for one of the major parties; preferred government coalition; assumed coalition behavior of the FDP; comparison of the economic situation in Schleswig-Holstein with that of the rest of the Federal Republic; ability of a CDU or CDU/FDP or SPD-led state government to improve the economic situation; judgement on support of top candidates of SPD and CDU by their parties; assumed probability and attitude to taking seats in State Parliament by the FDP and the Greens; significance of the election result for the future of the state; judgement on the situation of farmers and efforts of the state government to improve the situation of farmers; attitude to use of nuclear energy; preferred political party regarding economic policy, nuclear energy, education policies and moral renewal; assumed winner in the next state parliament election; probability of an absolute majority for the SPD; attitude to termination of discussion about the Barschel affair; city size. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; religious denomination; frequency of church attendance; school degree; vocational training; college degree; occupational position; employment; journeymen´s test; activity in the civil service; military rank; number of persons 18 years old and older in household; respondent is head of household; characteristics of head of household; union memberships in household.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1988-05
Geographic Coverage
  • Schleswig-Holstein (DE-SH)
Sampled Universe
Persons eligible to vote in a state parliament election living in private households with a telephone
Probability: Multistage; Probability: Stratified; Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage stratified random sample
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview
  • Telephone interview
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1030
    Number of Variables: 75
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1697 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.1697

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2012-03-13

Berger, Manfred; Gibowski, Wolfgang G.; Roth, Dieter; Schulte, Wolfgang (2012): Landtagswahl in Schleswig-Holstein 1988. Version: 2.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.