Comparative Election Study 1990 (Primary Respondents, 3rd Wave)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Kaase, Max (Mannheimer Zentrum für europäische Sozialforschung, Universität Mannheim)
Publication Date
  • GFM-GETAS, Hamburg (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Elections
  • Abstract

    Behavior at the polls in the last Federal Parliament election. Topics: Date of filling out the survey; participation in the Federal Parliament election in the polling station or via absentee ballot; behavior at the polls (ballot procedure); reasons for non-participation in the election.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990-12 / 1991-01
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Probability: Stratified; Sampling Procedure Comment: Follow-up survey of the sample East and West from the 1st and 2nd wave (ZA Study No. 2517 and 2518)
Time Dimension
  • Longitudinal: Panel
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire
  • Mail survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 473
    Number of Variables: 13
The data set described above is part of the project "Comparative Election Studies 1990", which is the German sub-project of the international project network "Comparative National Election Project (CNEP)". The data sets 2517 to 2522 have been archived on the German project. The project design anticipated a three-wave panel survey conducted both in the eastern part and in the western part of the Federal Republic. These surveys are largely identical and therefore consolidated in one data set. Besides this data set about the so-called "primary respondents" (ZA Study No. 2517) at the time of the first survey wave the spouses (ZA Study No. 2520) of these primary respondents were also interviewed in writing. In the second survey wave besides the primary respondents (ZA Study No. 2518) the spouses from the 1st wave were interviewed again (ZA Study No. 2521) and also so-called political conversation spartners (ZA Study No. 2522). The 3rd wave described here consisted of a ballot survey among the primary respondents. Part of this project are ZA Study Nos. 2656 and 2657 in which the coded recording of political articles in the media was surveyed.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2519 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 85 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22