Pre-Election Study - Presidential Elections Serbia August 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, avgust 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:
    • 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: Responsibility for the economic situation; success of the present authorities regarding the defence of the country, rebuilding the country, solving the Kosovo problem, relations to Montenegro, economy, preventing inflation and protecting standard of living, organisation of public activities, solving the problems of refugees, relations to ethnic minorities, fighting against crime and corruption; development of international cooperation; reasons for not engaging in politics; heart about and attitudes towards politicians; most trusted politician; voting in 1997 Parliament elections; preferred Yugoslav president; voting in the Presidential elections; certainty of election decision; potential winner of the election; voting in the Federal parliament elections and certainty of election decision; potential winner in the Federal Parliament Elections; honest elections; time, when the opposition will win the election; influence on voting decision; preferred way to introduce the programme of a party; evaluation of pre-electoral campaigns of the parties; most capable party; characteristics of an ideal politician and of S. Milosevic, V. Kostunica, T. Nikolic, V. Mihailovic, D. Avramovic, and M. Dinkic; criticism regarding S. Milosevic and other politicians. Demography: Gender, age; education; occupation; nationality; status of displaced person; region.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2000-08-08 / 2000-08-13
Geographic Coverage
  • Yugoslavia, Federal Republic of (YUCS)
    Serbia (without the Province of Kosovo)
Sampled Universe
Adult population (18 years and more with the right to vote)
Sampling Procedure Comment: A three-stage stratified representative sample was drawn in accordance with the principles of probability model of sampling. The first stage of stratification included demographic regions, the second one municipality, proportionally in urban and other type of settlements, and the third one local community. At the next (fourth) stage, a quota selection was applied inside local communities. A system of mutually independent four quotas (age, gender, level of education, and nationality of respondent if it was relevant in the sampling place), specific for each place, was used. A subsample of Serbs and other non-Albanian inhabitants from Kosovo internally displaced to Serbia was included, too.
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1700
    Number of Variables: 167
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
  • ZA4282 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22