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State Election in Bavaria 1994

Resource Type
  • 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
    • Economic systems and development
  • Abstract

    Judgement on parties and politicians at the state parliament election in Bavaria. Topics: eligible voter status of respondent; city size; most important political problems of Bavaria; intent to participate in the election; intent to use absentee ballot; party preference (first vote and second vote as well as rank order procedure); certainty of one´s voting decision; significance of the state parliament election at the level of federal politics; behavior at the polls in the last state parliament election; attitude to a CSU one-party government; coalition preference; sympathy scale for the parties at state as well as federal level and for the top politicians at the federal level as well as at the state level; satisfaction scale for the CSU government in the state, the Bavarian SPD opposition as well as the achievements of the Federal Government; interest in politics; degree of familiarity of Edmund Stoiber and Renate Schmidt; opinion of Edmund Stoiber as prime minister; assessment of the involvement of Stoiber in the so-called Amigo Affair; judgement on the economic situation of Bavaria and economic prognosis; assessment of personal economic situation and expected further development; comparison of the economic situation of Bavaria with the rest of the federal territory; ability of a CSU-led or an SPD-led state government in economic questions, the combat against unemployment, crime, environmental protection, foreigner policies as well as the situation in the housing market; tenant status; voting for candidates or parties; expected winner of the state parliament election in Bavaria; expected chances for a one-party government by the CSU; chances for the small parties such as FDP, Alliance 90/Greens and Republicans to gain seats in the state parliament; intent to participate in the Federal Parliament election in October; preferred party in the Federal Parliament election; living together with a partner; completed studies; recognition of the technical college degree from the East in Western Germany; completed apprenticeship; assessment of job security; religiousness; union member in household; close persons whose job is endangered or are unemployed; party inclination and party identification.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1994-09-15 / 1994-09-23
Geographic Coverage
  • Bavaria (DE-BY)
Sampled Universe
Eligible voters
RLD procedure (Randomize last digit)
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 838
    Number of Variables: 97
The survey took place from 15 until 23 September (839 respondents) as well as on the election day, 25 September 1994 (6911 respondents). The survey was commissioned by the ZDF {Second German Television Network} and served as basis for the projection and analyses of election results on the evening of the election.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2506 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.2506
  • Forschungsgruppe Wahlen: Wahl in Bayern: Eine Analyse der Landtagswahl vom 25. September 1994. Mannheim: Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, 1994. (Berichte der Forschungsgruppe Wahlen Nr. 75)

Update Metadata: 2019-09-23 | Issue Number: 75 | Registration Date: 2012-03-15

Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim (2012): Landtagswahl in Bayern 1994. Version: 2.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.