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European Election 1999

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Berger, Manfred (Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim)
  • Jung, Matthias (Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim)
  • Roth, Dieter (Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim)
Publication Date
2000
Contributor
  • Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
Description
  • Abstract

    Attitude to the EU and questions of European policies; Questions on the European Election. Topics: currently most important problem in Germany; intent to participate in the election; absentee ballot or polling station; party preference (Sunday question); behavior at the polls in the last European Election; decision certainty or party voted for (if already having voted by absentee ballot); time of voting decision; reasons for voting decision (federal politics or European politics); sympathy scale for parties; satisfaction with achievements of parties in the Federal Government and in the opposition; sympathy scale for the most important top politicians in the Federal Republic; party preference according to rank order procedure; interest in politics; interest in European politics; preferred party regarding European politics; judgement on economic situation of Germany; judgement on personal economic situation; expected economic situation for Germany; party preference according to economic ability; decision for continuing independence of Germany or becoming part of a common European government; opinion on more power for the European Parliament; assessment of advantageousness of German EU membership; importance of decisions of municipal council or city council, state parliament, Federal Parliament and European Parliament; attitude to the Euro; expected advantageousness of introduction of the common European currency (Euro) for the person interviewed and for Germany; agreement with responsibility of Federal Government or European Union for unemployment, environmental protection, crime and agriculture; opinion on more responsibility for the European Union in solving conflicts in the world; opinion on the new tax law for 630 DM jobs (impact on employer, employee and freelance); self-assessment on a left-right continuum; expected winner of the European Election; expected taking seats in the European Parliament by Greens, FDP, PDS and Republicans. Demography: sex; age; marital status; living together with a partner; school degree; college; apprenticeship; employment; personal job security; occupational group; occupational position; number of persons in household; number of persons older than 18 years; head of household as well as his occupational group and employment; union member in household; religious denomination; frequency of church attendance; jeopardy to job or unemployment of close persons; party inclination and party identification; state; city size.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1999-06
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Eligible voters
Sampling
Representative survey
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1244
    Number of Variables: 98
Note
Europawahl: Eine Analyse der Wahl vom 13. Juni 1999 Mannheim: Berichte der Forschungsgruppe Wahlen Nr.95 1999.
Availability
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3238 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Europawahl: Eine Analyse der Wahl vom 13. Juni 1999 Mannheim: Berichte der Forschungsgruppe Wahlen Nr.95 1999.

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 76 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Berger, Manfred; Jung, Matthias; Roth, Dieter (2000): Europawahl 1999. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.3238