Pre-Election Study on the Federal Parliament Election 1994: Policy and Party Preference

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Pappi, Franz U. (Mannheimer Zentrum für Europäische Sozialforschung, Mannheim)
  • Berger, Manfred (Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim)
  • Jung, Matthias (Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim)
  • Roth, Dieter (Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim)
  • Gibowski, Wolfgang G. (Bundespresseamt, Bonn)
  • Kaase, Max (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin)
  • Klingemann, Hans-Dieter (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin)
  • Küchler, Manfred (Hunter College New York)
  • Semetko, Holli A. (Syracuse University)
Publication Date
  • Infratest Sozialforschung, Muenchen (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Crime
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
    • Economic policy
  • Abstract

    Judgement on parties and Federal Government. Attitude to political controversies. Topics: Satisfaction with the current Federal Government; future government led by SPD and CDU/CSU as prerequisite for positive effects on economic development; preferred party (pair comparison); attitude to speed limit, the so-called ´large bugging operation´, job creation programs and assumed ability of the parties in these controversies; assessment of the probability of taking seats in the Federal Parliamentby the FDP, Alliance 90/Greens and PDS; coalition preference; intent to participate in the election; party preference and voting intent (first and second votes); residential status; presence at home in the last four days; possession of a telephone and type of telephone connection (double connection); number of telephone numbers in household; connection of fax and modem for PC; ISDN connection; inclusion of telephone number in telephone book; union membership; employment in the civil service.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1994-10
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Persons of German citizenship 18 years old and older
Probability: Multistage; Probability: Stratified; Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage stratified random sample
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: 2391
    Number of Variables: 101
The study is part of an omnibus survey.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2600 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 244 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22