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Post-election Cross Section (GLES 2013)

Resource Type
  • Rattinger, Hans (Universität Mannheim)
  • Roßteutscher, Sigrid (Universität Frankfurt)
  • Schmitt-Beck, Rüdiger (Universität Mannheim)
  • Weßels, Bernhard (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung)
  • Wolf, Christof (GESIS – Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften)
  • Wagner, Aiko (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung)
  • Giebler, Heiko (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung)
Publication Date
  • MARPLAN Media- und Sozialforschungsgesellschaft mbH, Frankfurt am Main (Data Collector)
Temporal Coverage
  • 2013-09-23 / 2013-12-23
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
The population comprises all persons with German citizenship resident in the Federal Republic of Germany, who had a minimum age of 16 years, lived in private households at the time of Federal Election (22. September 2013) and were eligible to vote, or - if person has not been 18 years old then - would have been eligible to vote.
Disproportional stratified multistage random sampling based on the ADM-design.
Collection Mode
  • Computer Assisted Personal Interview (CAPI)
Data and File Information
  • Number of Variables: 665
Two respondents (lfdn = 316, 890) have stated that they voted for the party AfD with their first and second vote in the federal state election in Bavaria (Variable q82aa-bb). However, the party did not compete in this election. The variable q159a/b concerning the party identification includes code 809 ´all parties are equally good´. In contrast to the pre-election cross-section, this code was allowed in the post-election cross-section.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5701 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.11940
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.11875

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 2 | Registration Date: 2017-06-07

Rattinger, Hans; Roßteutscher, Sigrid; Schmitt-Beck, Rüdiger; Weßels, Bernhard; Wolf, Christof et. al. (2017): Nachwahl-Querschnitt (GLES 2013). Version: 3.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.