Pre-Election Study - Presidential Elections Serbia February 2000

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Center for Political Studies and Public Opinion Research, Institute of Social Sciences, Belgrade, Serbia
Other Title
  • Predizborna studija - predsjednicki izbori u Srbiji, februar 2000 (Original Title)
Publication Date
  • Center for Political Studies and Public Opinion Research, Institute of Social Sciences, Belgrade, Serbia (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Cultural and national identity
    • International politics and organisation
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
  • Abstract

    Electoral behaviour, questions on the political system and attitudes towards political parties. Topics: National and regional identity; satisfaction with the international position, personal standard of living, Republic and local government, political situation, behaviour and honesty of fellow-citizens, future prospects for you and your children, ethnic relations in Serbia, civil rights and liberties, economic situation, development of democracy, media objectivity and policy of S. Milosevic; interest in politics; information about politics; voting in the 1997 Parliament elections; reasons for non-voting; opinion about the following statements: Nationality, role of police, role of opposition, Kosovo, radicalism, terror, materiel welfare, patriotism, change of government; wrong or right direction of Yugoslavia, Serbia and Montenegro; political participation; obstacles to political engagement; trust in institutions; most trusted institution; least trusted institution; voting in the Parliament elections (Sunday question); importance of the winner; greatest contribution to positive changes; extradition to The Hague Tribunal; satisfaction with reconstruction; heart about political parties and potential voting; opinion about coalitions; ways of informing about party programs; decision about voting; changing the decision about voting; characteristics of parties; party solving the problems best; relation to government, heart about politicians and public persons; most/least trusted politician; local figure of trust; most trusted source of political news; number of sources; opinion about the Law on Information in Serbia; knowing the members and leaders of the “Alliance for Change”; success of protest rallies; estimation of the future of the “Alliance for Change”; opposition agreement; early election on all levels; conditions for free and fair elections; boycott the elections; participation of voters from abroad local elections in April; voting in local elections (Sunday question); federal elections - with or without Montenegro; state of emergency in Montenegro; voting in Federal elections (Sunday question); prognosis of winner; peaceful turnover of power; opposition cooperation with ethnic minorities; characteristic of party leaders; preferred permanent solution for Kosovo; protection of non-Albanian population in Kosovo, attitudes towards other nationalities; more rights for ethnic minorities; alliance with Russia and Belarus or EU, trust in NATO, EU, OSCE and UN; winner of the war; avoiding the bombing; recovery by our own resources; opposition and the West; Western attitudes towards the Serbs; the most important problem in Serbia. Demography: Gender; age; education; occupation; nationality; employment status; religiousness; region.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2000-02-05 / 2000-02-11
Geographic Coverage
  • Yugoslavia, Federal Republic of (YUCS)
    Serbia (without the Province of Kosovo)
Sampled Universe
Adult population (18 years and more)
Sampling Procedure Comment: A stratified three-stage proportional sample was applied in demographic regions at the first stage, municipalities (proportionally in urban settlements and in rural and other ones) at the second stage, and local communities at the third stage. Inside each local community, four types of mutually independent quota were used, that is, the nationality of respondents (where it was relevant), age, gender, and level of education based on local specific proportions.
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1578
    Number of Variables: 285
Further election studies from Serbia are archived under the ZA-Nos. ZA4276-ZA4285 (1997-2003)and ZA2901-ZA2912 (1990-1996). 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-Nos.: ZA2465-ZA2469, ZA2485-ZA2488, ZA2560-ZA2562, ZA2811-ZA2819, ZA2901-ZA2912, ZA3175-ZA3176 and ZA3631-ZA3633. Comparable election studies from Eastern Europe are archived under ZA-Nos.: ZA1944-ZA1945, ZA3123-ZA3126, ZA3215-ZA3218, ZA3527-ZA3530, ZA3631-ZA3633, ZA3888-ZA3893, ZA4053-ZA4054, ZA4064-ZA4065, and ZA4305-ZA4335.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA4280 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 85 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22