State Election in Bavaria 1990

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
    • Economic systems and development
    • Housing
  • Abstract

    Judgement on parties and politicians in Bavaria. Attitude to political questions at the state level. Topics: most important political problems in Bavaria; intent to participate in the next state parliament election; voting intent; party preference (rank order procedure); behavior at the polls in the last state parliament election; sympathy scale for selected top politicians and for the major parties on the Federal level as well as at the state level; satisfaction with the CSU government, with the SPD opposition and the Greens in the state parliament and with the achievements of the Federal Government in Bonn; preference for prime minister; attitude to the FDP and Greens taking seats in the state parliament and to an absolute majority for the CSU; expected taking seats in Parliament by these parties; coalition preference; issue relevance as well as issue competence of the CSU or of the SPD in questions of unemployment, environmental protection, the housing market and policies towards foreigners; apartment; attitude to asylum for the politically persecuted and assessment of the current applicants for political asylum as politically persecuted or economic refugees; assessment of the current economic situation of Bavaria and of future development; comparison of the economic situation in the state with that in the rest of the Federal Republic; preference for the garbage disposal concept of the state government or of the Bavarian citizen initiative; necessity of tax increases to finance German unity; attitude to a temporary tax increase; party with the most active supporters in the election campaign; importance of the election result for the state; expected election winner; government examination or diploma or journeymen´s test; religiousness; party inclination and party identification.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990-10
Geographic Coverage
  • Bavaria (DE-BY)
Probability: Simple random; Sampling Procedure Comment: RLD procedure (Randomize last digit)
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview
  • Telephone interview with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1024
    Number of Variables: 96
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1963 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.1963

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