State Parliament Election in the Saarland 1994

Resource Type
  • Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim
  • Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim
Publication Date
  • Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim (Data Collector)
  • Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • Abstract

    Judgment on parties and politicians on the state parliament election in the Saarland. Topics: Eligible voter status of respondent; city size; most important political problems of the Saarland; intent to participate in the election; intent to use absentee ballot; party preference (first vote and second vote); certainty of one´s voting decision; behavior at the polls in the last state parliament election; attitude to an SPD one-party government; coalition preference; sympathy scale for the parties at state as well as federal level and for the top politicians at the federal as well as state level; satisfaction with the SPD government in the Saarland and with the opposition party as well as with the achievements of the Federal Government; preference for prime minister; judgment on the current prime minister; judgment on the economic situation of the Saarland and economic forecast; assessment of personal economic situation and expected further development; comparison of the economic situation of the Saarland with the rest of the federal territory; ability of an SPD-led or a CDU-led state government in economic questions, the fight against unemployment, the fight against crime and environmental protection; expected winner in the state parliament election in the Saarland; expected chances for a one-party government of the SPD and assessment of the chances of the FDP and Greens to obtain seats in the state parliament; union member in household; religiousness; unemployed and close persons whose job is endangered; personal job security; party inclination and party identification.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1994-10-06 / 1994-10-14
  • 1994-10-06 / 1994-10-14
Geographic Coverage
  • Saarland (DE-SL)
  • Saarland (DE-SL)
Random selection of the residential population eligible to vote according to the RLD procedure (randomize last digit)
Data and File Information
  • Number of Variables: 84
  • Number of Variables: 84
The survey took place from 6 October to 14 October as well as on the day of the election, 16 October (5121 respondents). The survey was commissioned by the ZDF (Second German Television Network) and served as basis for the projection and analyses of election results on the evening of the election.
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Update Metadata: 2015-09-02 | Issue Number: 3 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22