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Municipal Election in Frankfurt 1989

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim
Publication Date
  • Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Migration
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
  • Abstract

    Judgement on questions of municipal policies a few days before the municipal election in Frankfurt. Topics: most important problems of the city; intent to participate in the election and party preference; behavior at the polls in the last municipal election; sympathy scale for selected parties and politicians at federal and municipal level; satisfaction with the achievements of federal and state government as well as municipal authorities in Frankfurt; order of preferred parties; attitude to an absolute majority of one party in the city council; coalition preference; mayor preference; issue competence of the two major parties in economic questions, housing policy, culture policy and policies towards foreigners; comparison of the economic situation of the city with the rest of the federal territory; attitude to admission of ethnic Germans from Eastern Europe as well as admission of politically persecuted asylum-seekers; attitude to foreigners in Frankfurt and the right for foreigners to vote in municipal elections; contacts with foreigners; left-right orientation; significance of the municipal election for the future of the city; assumed election winner; attitude to the Republicans; knowledge of instances of bribery in the Frankfurt city government as well as party impacted; job security; living together with a partner; completed government examination or diploma or completed journeymen´s test; civil service career as well as service rank for soldiers; union membership; religiousness.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1989-03
Geographic Coverage
  • Frankfurt am Main (DE-HE-FRA)
Sampled Universe
The population eligible to vote
Sampling Procedure Comment: Random selection
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 887
    Number of Variables: 87
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1767 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 86 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim (1989): Kommunalwahl in Frankfurt 1989. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.