State Election in the Saarland 1980

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

    Judgement on parties and politicians. Attitude to current political questions at state level. Topics: willingness to participate in the coming state election and decision for an absentee ballot; party preference (list procedure and rank order procedure for the state parliament election as well as the Federal Parliament election); time of personal voting decision; personal change in party voted for; satisfaction with the top candidate of one´s preferred party; behavior at the polls in the last state parliament election; sympathy scale for the leading state politicians as well as state government and opposition; most important political problem at the state level with influence on one´s own voting decision; attitude to an absolute majority of one party in the state parliament; coalition preference; importance of federal-level political topics on one´s own political decision at state level; expectation that the Greens will take seats in the state parliament; preference for prime minister; preference for federal chancellor; expected election winner; expected influence of the candidacy of Franz-Josef Strauss on the chances of the CDU/CSU in the Federal Parliament election as well as in the state parliament election; union membership; religiousness; party inclination and party identification.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1980-04
Geographic Coverage
  • Saarland (DE-SL)
Sampled Universe
Eligible voters
Probability: Multistage; Probability: Stratified; Sampling Procedure Comment: Random route procedure
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 822
    Number of Variables: 55
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2318 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.2318

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 89 | Registration Date: 2012-03-13