State Election in Bremen 1999

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim
Publication Date
  • Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
    • Economic policy
    • Economic systems and development
  • Abstract

    Judgement on parties and politicians before the metropolitian council election. Political questions on the metropolitian council election. Topics: most important problems in Bremen; intent to participate in the next metropolitian council election in Bremen; preference for absentee ballot; party preference; party inclination and party identification; time and certainty of one's voting decision; significance of metropolitian council election in Bremen at federal level; behavior at the polls in the last metropolitian council election; attitude to a renewed one-party government of the SPD and expected increase in majority of the SPD; coalition preference; sympathy scale for the SPD, CDU, the Greens and the FDP at federal level as well as sympathy scale at state level for the CDU, the SPD, the Greens, the FDP and the AFB; satisfaction scale for the achievements of the senate as well as the Greens-opposition and the AFB-opposition in the metropolitian council; satisfaction scale for the achievements of the Federal Government, the SPD and the Greens in the Federal Government; degree of familiarity of the top candidates for the office of mayor; sympathy scale for top politicians in the country; interest in politics; preference for head of government; comparison of the credibility, energy, sympathy, responsibility, expertise and the winner type of the two top candidates Henning Scherf and Hartmut Perschau; judgement on the general economic situation in Bremen and one's own economic situation; expected economic situation for Bremen; comparison of the economic situation of the state with the rest of Western Germany; most able party in the areas business, job creation, finances, fight against crime, school policies, foreigner policies and the future problems of Bremen; personal feeling of threat from crime; general satisfaction with schools; judgement on the current mayor; estimated influence of the parties in the grand coalition in Bremen; attitude to a renewed grand coalition; attitude to a merger with Lower Saxony; expected election winner in Bremen; expectation that the FDP, DVU and the PDS will take seats in the metropolitian council. Demography: eligible to vote in Bremen/Bremerhaven; age (classified); marital status; living together with a partner; school completion; completed apprenticeship; employment; assessment of personal jeopardy to job; professional position; household size; number of members of household 18 years old and older; primary earner; employment of primary earner; professional position of primary earner; vocational certificate of primary earner; union member in household; religious affiliation; religiousness; unemployment or jeopardy to job of close persons; sex.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1999-06
Geographic Coverage
  • Bremen (DE-HB)
Sampled Universe
The residential population eligible to vote
Probability: Multistage; Sampling Procedure Comment: Sample of households according to the RLD procedure. Sample of target persons according to the birthday method.
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview
  • Telephone interview with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1000
    Number of Variables: 110
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3169 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.3169
  • Bürgerschaftswahl in Bremen: Eine Analyse der Wahl vom 6. Juni 1999. Mannheim: Berichte der Forschungsgruppe Wahlen e.V. Nr. 94 vom 9. Juni 1999.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 89 | Registration Date: 2012-03-15