Candidate Campaign Survey (GLES 2017)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • GLES
Publication Date
  • Roßteutscher, Sigrid (Universität Frankfurt) (Researcher)
  • Schmitt-Beck, Rüdiger (Universität Mannheim) (Researcher)
  • Schoen, Harald (Universität Mannheim) (Researcher)
  • Weßels, Bernhard (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung) (Researcher)
  • Wolf, Christof (GESIS - Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften) (Researcher)
  • Weßels, Bernhard (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung) (Project Leader)
  • Melcher, Reinhold (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung) (Project Manager)
  • Giebler, Heiko (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung) (Project Member)
  • Wagner, Aiko  (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung) (Project Member)
  • Kratz, Agatha (GESIS - Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften) (Data Curator)
  • Berlin Social Science Center (WZB) (Data Collector)
Temporal Coverage
  • 2017-10-25 / 2018-02-07
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
The frame population is restricted to candidates of parties that were members of the German Bundestag prior to the 2017 general election: SPD, CDU, CSU, Bündnis90/Die Grünen and Die Linke. These were complemented by candidates of the, according to pre-election surveys, biggest non-parliamentary parties FDP and AfD.
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Web-based
Data and File Information
  • Number of Variables: 577
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6814 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.13068
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.13004

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 15 | Registration Date: 2018-08-21