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State Election in Saxony-Anhalt 1998

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 systems and development
Description
  • Abstract

    Judgement on parties and politicians on the state parliament election. Political questions. Topics: Most important political problems in Saxony-Anhalt; intent to participate in the state election; preference for absentee ballot; party preference (first vote and second vote); point in time and certainty of one´s voting decision; importance of federal politics for one´s own voting decision at state level; behavior at the polls in the last state parliament election; attitude to a one-party government of the SPD in Saxony-Anhalt and to minority government with toleration of the PDS; coalition preference; sympathy scale for selected parties at federal and state level; satisfaction with the achievements of the state government as well as the partners in the government, the CDU opposition and the PDS as well as the Federal Government (scale); knowledge about the top candidates of the CDU and the SPD for the office of prime minister; sympathy scale for selected top politicians; interest in politics; satisfaction with the decision for the introduction of political order according to western pattern; preference for Hoeppner or Bergner as prime minister; comparison of the credibility, energy, sympathy, the winner type and the expertise of the two top politicians; judgement on the personal economic situation and the economic situation of the state; expected development of the economic situation in the state and comparison of the economic situation of the state with the rest of the Eastern territory of the Federal Republic; party in the state most able to improve the economic situation in the area of job creation, environment and the fight against crime; personal fear of crime; judgement on the PDS as SED successor party and desired treatment of the party in parliament; expected election winner in the state parliament election; chances of the Alliance 90/the Greens, the FDP and the DVU {deutsche Volksunion} in the state parliament election. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; living together with a partner; religious denomination; religiousness; school education; vocational training; occupational position; extent of employment; size of household; composition of household; head of household; party inclination; party identification; union membership; personal job security; jeopardy to job in one´s circle of friends; city size.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1998-04
Geographic Coverage
  • Saxony-Anhalt (DE-ST)
Sampled Universe
Eligible voters
Sampling
RLD procedure (Randomize last digit)
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1021
    Number of Variables: 105
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3032 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)
Relations
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.3032
Publications
  • Forschungsgruppe Wahlen: Wahl in Sachsen-Anhalt: Eine Analyse der Landtagswahl vom 26. April 1998. Mannheim: Forschungsgruppe Wahlen 1998. (Berichte der Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Nr. 89, 29. April 1998)

Update Metadata: 2019-09-23 | Issue Number: 77 | Registration Date: 2012-03-15

Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim (2012): Landtagswahl in Sachsen-Anhalt 1998. Version: 2.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.11275