Post-Election Survey in Latvia 2002

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Baltic Institute of Social Sciences, Riga, Latvia
Other Title
  • Pecvelesanu aptauja 2002 Latvija (Original Title)
Publication Date
  • Baltic Institute of Social Sciences, Riga, Latvia (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass media
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
  • Abstract

    Behavior at the polls, evaluation of the results of the elections, political attitudes and values. Topics: Use of different media; interest in politics; recognition and attitudes towards different parties; party images; evaluation of parties’ leaders; support to political parties; voting in the Elections of the 8th Saeima; motives to vote; time when decided how to vote; evaluation of results of elections; reasons why did not participated in elections; evaluation of parties’ campaigns; voting in previous elections; attitude toward accession to the EU and NATO; attitudes towards education reform in minority schools; political attitudes; stratification; religious affiliation. Demography: Age; sex; 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; telephone use; characterization of place of residence, region.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2002-11
Geographic Coverage
  • Latvia (LV)
Sampled Universe
Citizens 18-75 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: 1012
    Number of Variables: 993
A further post election survey from Latvia (1998) is archived under ZA-study-No. 4273. 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
  • ZA4274 (Type: ZA-No.)

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