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Election to the House of Representatives in Berlin 1995

Version
2.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim
Publication Date
2012-02-27
Contributor
  • Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim (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 conditions and indicators
    • Economic policy
Description
  • Abstract

    Judgement on parties and politicians shortly before the election to the House of Representatives in Berlin. Election preferences. Topics: Eligibility to vote in the eastern or western part of Berlin; most important political problems in Berlin; intent to participate in the election in the impending election to the House of Representatives and preference for absentee ballot or election in the polling station; party preference; certainty of one´s voting decision; behavior at the polls in the last House of Representatives election; coalition preference; sympathy scale for the parties at Federal as well as state level; satisfaction with the parties in the Berlin Senate as well as in opposition; sympathy scale for the top candidates Diepgen and Stahmer as well as for Kohl and Scharping; preferred mayor; comparison of the two election candidates for the office of mayor regarding their credibility, energy, sympathy, their sense of responsibility and their expertise; judgement on achieving of equivalence or remaining differences between East and West Berlin; judgement on the current economic situation of the city as well as the individual economic situation; expected economic development in Berlin; judgement on the issue ability of the parties in economic questions, traffic policy and domestic policy; assessment of the credibility of the SED re-named PDS; expected winner in the House of Representatives election; assumption about probable government composition after the election; judgement on different coalition compositions after the election; expected overcoming the 5%-hurdle by the FDP; assessment of one´s own job security; union membership; religiousness; close persons whose job is endangered or are unemployed; party inclination and party identification. The following question was posed to West-Berliners: justified demand of the East-Berliners for improvement in living conditions. The following question was posed to East-Berliners: satisfaction with achievement of equivalent living conditions in East Berlin.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1995-10
Geographic Coverage
  • Berlin (DE-BE)
Sampled Universe
Residential population eligible to vote in the state of Berlin.
Sampling
Sample according to the RLD procedure (randomize last digit) among household addresses and key based on birthday for the target person
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1344
    Number of Variables: 98
Note
Comparable state parliament election studies from other states are archived.
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2649 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)
Relations
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.2649

Update Metadata: 2019-09-23 | Issue Number: 79 | Registration Date: 2012-03-15

Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim (2012): Wahl zum Abgeordnetenhaus in Berlin 1995. Version: 2.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.11268