Short-term Campaign Panel (GLES 2009)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • GLES
Other Title
  • German Longitudinal Election Study (Alternative Title)
Publication Date
  • Rattinger, Hans (Universität Mannheim) (Researcher)
  • Roßteutscher, Sigrid (Universität Frankfurt) (Researcher)
  • Schmitt-Beck, Rüdiger (Universität Mannheim) (Researcher)
  • Weßels, Bernhard (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung) (Researcher)
  • Rattinger, Hans (Universität Mannheim) (Project Leader)
  • Steinbrecher, Markus (Universität Mannheim) (Project Manager)
  • Kaukal, Malte (GESIS - Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften) (Data Curator)
  • Roßmann, Joss (GESIS - Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften) (Data Curator)
  • Bamberger Centrum für Empirische Studien (BACES), Bamberg (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass media
    • International politics and organisation
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
    • Economic policy
  • Abstract

    Political Issues. Political Attitudes and Behavior. Formation of opinion during the election campaign.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2009-07-10 / 2009-10-07
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
The target population of the Campaign Panel comprises all German citizens who were eligible to vote in the election to the German Bundestag on September 29, 2009. Due to the decision to collect the data of the Campaign Panel online the frame population is restricted to members of the nonprobability online panel of the Respondi AG who were eligible to vote in the 2009 election to the German Bundestag. The online panel comprised about 65.000 active panelists in Germany in 2009.The members of the Access-Panel are mainly recruited online. A smaller proportion is recruited by telephone.
Time Dimension
  • Longitudinal: Panel
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Web-based
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 4552
    Number of Variables: 3572
The documented study was conducted in the context of the German Longitudinal Election Study (GLES), 2009.
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5305 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.11766
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.11131
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.10365
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.10364

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 19 | Registration Date: 2015-03-23