Federal Parliament Election 1969 (Pre-Election Investigation, September 1969 und Follow-Up Survey, October - November 1969)
- Klingemann, Hans-Dieter (Zentralarchiv für empirische Sozialforschung, Universität zu Köln)
- Pappi, Franz U. (Zentralarchiv für empirische Sozialforschung, Universität zu Köln)
- DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
- GESIS – Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften (Data Curator)
- Political Attitudes and Behavior
CESSDA Topic Classification:
- Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
- Government, political systems and organisation
AbstractChange in attitude of the voters from the election campaign and other conditions for voter movements. Topics: 1. pre-election investigation: subjective assessment of personal economic situation; opinion leadership; political interest and sources of political information; judgement on the political content of advertising materials in the election campaign such as e.g. posters, hand bills and direct-mail advertising; reading newspapers; naming competent and sympathetic politicians; party affiliation of the politicians named; naming significant personalities of the FDP; most important problems of the FRG; personal interest in the current problems of the FRG; judgement on the revaluation of the DM; aspects of the revaluation discussion; sympathy scale for CDU/CSU, SPD, FDP und NPD and comparison between pairs of parties; knowledge about the time of the next Federal Parliament election; voting intent, broken down according to first and second votes; knowledge about the significance of first and second votes; attitude to co-determination, to recognition of the GDR, to orientation of foreign policy, to firmer action against demonstrators, to the influence of the churches, e. g. in education policy; issue competence of parties and politicians; preferred Federal Government; expected result of the Federal Parliament election; preferred federal chancellor; behavior at the polls in the Federal Parliament election 1965; evaluation of the grand coalition; extensive determination of the relation between one´s own political attitude and family and friends; religiousness; membership in clubs, trade unions and professional organizations; regional origins. Interviewer rating: social class of respondent; description of household; manner of living; city size; spontaneousness of stating income; interviewer characteristics. 2. Follow-up survey: majority opinion at place of residence; surprise about the election result; assumed voting behavior of selected social groups; political interest; most important problems of the FRG; sympathy scale for CDU/CSU, SPD, FDP and NPD; semantic differential for CDU/CSU, SPD and FDP; reasons for lesser or stronger sympathy for the parties as well as change of sympathy since the Federal Parliament election; judgement on election campaign advertising; issue competence of the parties; preferred government coalition and advantages or disadvantages of an SPD/FDP coalition; task of the CDU/CSU in the opposition; attitude to the NPD; behavior at the polls since 1949 and in the Federal Parliament election 1969, broken down according to first and second votes; time of voting decision; party allegiance; indecision before the election and reasons for this; party preference and political attitude of father; local residency. Beyond these questions further parts from the pre-election investigation were repeated in the follow-up survey. Also encoded were: date of interview of the follow-up; participation in pre-election and follow-up investigation; identification of interviewer; municipality code; in addition the following regional data from the census of 1970: residential population; population change; proportion of foreigners; average age; distribution of marital status; religious denominations; employment according to area of business; households with telephone and average size of household. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; religious denomination; school education; vocational training; occupation; professional position; employment; household income; composition of household; head of household; state; refugee status.
1969-09 / 1969-11
Germany (DE)FRG without West Berlin
Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Number of Units: 1158
Number of Variables: 734
- ZA0426 (Type: ZA-No.)
- WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)
Is new version of
Is new version of
Klingemann, Hans-Dieter, Pappi, Franz U.: Die Wählerbewegungen bei der Bundestagswahl am 28. September 1969. In: Politische Vierteljahresschrift, 11, 1970, S. 111 - 138.
Pappi, Franz U.: Parteisystem und Sozialstruktur in der Bundesrepublik. In: Politische Vierteljahresschrift, 14, 1973, S. 191 - 213.
Klingemann, Hans-Dieter: Issue-Kompetenz und Wahlentscheidung. Die Einstellung zu wertbezogenen politischen Problemen im Zeitvergleich. In: Politische Vierteljahresschrift, 14, 1973, S. 227 - 256.
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