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State Election in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania 1994

Version
2.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim
Publication Date
2012-02-27
Contributor
  • USUMA, Berlin (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
    • Economic systems and development
Description
  • Abstract

    Judgement on parties and politicians at the state parliament election in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania. Topics: Most important political problems in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania; intent to participate in the election; intent to use absentee ballot; party preference (first vote and second vote); significance of federal policy for one's own voting decision; behavior at the polls in the last state parliament election; attitude to a one-party government of the SPD after the state parliament election; coalition preference; attitude to a red-green minority government with toleration of the PDS; sympathy scale for the parties at state as well as federal level and for the top politicians at federal as well as state level; satisfaction scale for the state government, opposition parties in the state and the Federal Government in Bonn; knowledge about the top candidates for the state parliament election; interest in politics; satisfaction with the decision to introduce political order according to western pattern; preference for prime minister; judgement on the economic situation of the state and expected further development; ability of an SPD-led state government in comparison to that of one led by the CDU regarding improvement in the economic situation, the fight against unemployment and the fight against crime; comparison of the economic situation of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania with the other East German states; judgement on one's own economic situation and its development; expected economic development of the state; perceived continuity of SED and PDS; expected winner of the state parliament election; expected chances for a one-party government of the SPD and chances of the small parties such as FDP, Alliance 90/Greens; chances of the CDU for a one-party government; tenant status; age of residential building in which respondent lives; city size; assessment of certainty of one's own job; unemployed and close persons whose job is endangered; union member in household; religiousness; party inclination and party identification.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1994-10-04 / 1994-10-14
Geographic Coverage
  • Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania (DE-MV)
Sampled Universe
The residential population eligible to vote in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania
Sampling
Probability: Multistage; Probability: Stratified; Sampling Procedure Comment: Rrandom 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: 1106
    Number of Variables: 88
Note
The survey took place between 4 and 14 October as well as on the election day (4360 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.
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2508 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)
Relations
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.2508
Publications
  • Forschungsgruppe Wahlen: Wahl in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern: Eine Analyse der Landtagswahl vom 16. Oktober 1994. Mannheim: Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, 1994. (Berichte der Forschungsgruppe Wahlen Nr. 79)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2012-03-15

Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim (2012): Landtagswahl in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 1994. Version: 2.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.11259