Cologne Election Study (State Parliament Election in North Rhine-Westphalia 1962, Preliminary Investigation)

Resource Type
  • Klingemann, Hans-Dieter (Zentralarchiv für empirische Sozialforschung, Universität zu Köln)
  • Pappi, Franz U. (Zentralarchiv für empirische Sozialforschung, Universität zu Köln)
Publication Date
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • Abstract

    Judgment on parties and politicians on the state parliament election in North Rhine-Westphalia. Topics: Political extent to which informed; judgment on the sincerity of conversation partners in political discussions; sources of political information and media usage; importance of elections and political work at the various political levels; attitude to federal national government; preferred authority distribution between federal government and state; preferred federal chancellor and desired coalition after the state parliament election; satisfaction with state government; most important political problems at state level; image of the parties as well as sympathy scale for the SPD, CDU, FDP and selected politicians; knowledge about the constituency delegate; certainty and time of personal voting decision; reason for one´s own election participation and party preference; party preference of family and friends; party one cannot vote for; expected changes with an SPD victory; assessment of the significance of the election campaign; attitude to intervention of special interest groups in election campaign events; attention to the election campaign; distance from workplace and means of transport used; judgment on the economic situation (Katona questions); memberships; religiousness. Demography: possession of durable economic goods; head of household; marital status; occupation; age (classified); size of household; regional origins; refugee status; personally a prisoner of war; household income (classified); school training and vocational training; military service; social origins; religious denomination; sex. Interviewer rating: social class of respondent; city size; type of building and condition of residence; length of interview; willingness of respondent to cooperate; number of contact attempts.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1962-06 / 1962-07
  • 1962-06 / 1962-07
Geographic Coverage
  • North Rhine-Westphalia (DE-NW)
  • North Rhine-Westphalia (DE-NW)
Age: 21-79. Multi-stage random sample
Data and File Information
  • Number of Variables: 1133
For this representative survey for North Rhine-Westphalia a panel survey was conducted in parallel in two selected cities (see among others ZA Study No. 0061).
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.

Update Metadata: 2015-09-02 | Issue Number: 8 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21