Post-Election Survey in Latvia 1998

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Baltic Data House, Riga, Latvia
Other Title
  • Pecvelesanu aptauja 1998 Latvija (Original Title)
Publication Date
  • Baltic Data House, Riga, Latvia (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Elections
  • Abstract

    Behavior at the polls, evaluation of the results of the elections, political attitudes and values. Topics: Interest in politics, political attitudes, attitude toward accession to the EU and NATO, evaluation of the work of the parliament and government, voting in referendum on Citizenship Law, voting in the Elections of the 7th Saeima, motives to vote, sources of information regarding political parties and the election, time when decided how to vote, evaluation of results of elections and the impact of campaign, voting in previous elections, evaluation of the current and future material conditions of the family. Demography: Age, ethnicity, education, household income, citizenship, employment and occupational position, language use in family, marital status, number of people in household, characteristics of people in household, sex, characterization of place of residence, region.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1998-10 / 1998-11
Geographic Coverage
  • Latvia (LV)
Sampled Universe
Citizens 15-75 years of age.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Sampling: Random multistage stratified sample (systematic PPS-sample - Probability Proportional to Size).
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1541
    Number of Variables: 62
A further post election survey from Latvia (2002) is archived under ZA-study-No. 4274. Election studies of the project "Founding Elections in Eastern Europe" (H.-D. Klingemann, Science Center Berlin -WZB-; supported by the Fritz Thyssen Foundation) are archived under ZA-study-Nos.: 2465-2469, 2485-2488, 2560-2562, 2811-2819, 2901-2912, 3175-3176 and 3631-3633. Comparable election studies from Eastern Europe are archived under ZA-study-Nos.: 1944-1945, 3123-3126, 3215-3218, 3527-3530, 3631-3633, 3888-3893, 4053-4054, 4064-4065, 4276-4285, 4305-4335 and 4276-4285.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA4273 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 86 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22