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State Parliament Election in Lower Saxony 1998 (Pre-Election Survey)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • FORSA, Berlin
  • FORSA, Berlin
Publication Date
1998
Contributor
  • FORSA, Berlin (Data Collector)
  • FORSA, Berlin (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
Description
  • Abstract

    Judgment on parties and politicians in Lower Saxony. Topics: most important problems in Lower Saxony; most able party in Lower Saxony; interest in the election campaign; party with the best election campaign; best candidate presentation at place of residence; expected increase in votes or loss of votes for the SPD, CDU as well as the Greens in the coming state parliament election; expectation that the FDP will take seats in the state parliament; preference for prime minister; preference for federal chancellor; preference for federal chancellor in case of Schroeder instead of Lafontaine as candidate for chancellor; preference for Schroeder as candidate for chancellor or prime minister in Lower Saxony; intent to participate in the next state parliament election; certainty of one´s voting decision; voting intent; behavior at the polls among absentee voters; party preference in case of Federal Parliament elections; influence of federal politics on the state parliament election; behavior at the polls in the last state parliament election and at the last Federal Parliament election; able to vote for right-wing radical parties. Demography: sex; year of birth; employment; professional position; school degree. Also encoded was: municipality code; ZIP (postal) code; place of survey; city size; survey week.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1998-02
  • 1998-02
Geographic Coverage
  • Lower Saxony (DE-NI)
  • Lower Saxony (DE-NI)
Sampling
Multi-stage random sample from the universe of all persons living in private households, eligible to vote and having a telephone in the household. Sample of households according to the RLD procedure. Sample of target persons according to the birthday method.
Data and File Information
  • Number of Variables: 41
  • Number of Variables: 41
Availability
Delivery
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.

Update Metadata: 2015-09-02 | Issue Number: 10 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

FORSA, Berlin; FORSA, Berlin (1998): Landtagswahl in Niedersachsen 1998 (Vorwahlumfrage). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.2986