State Parliament Election in Hesse 1999

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 before the state parliament election. Political questions on the state parliament election. Topics: most important problems in the state of Hesse; intent to participate in the next state parliament election in Hesse; absentee ballot preference; party preference (first vote and second vote as well as party one likes best); party inclination and party identification; point in time and certainty of one's voting decision; significance of state parliament election in Hesse at federal level; behavior at the polls in the last state parliament election; coalition preference; sympathy scale for the CDU, SPD, the Greens and the FDP at federal level as well as at state level; satisfaction scale for the achievements of the state government Hesse, the SPD, the Greens, the CDU and the FDP each at state level as well as satisfaction with the achievements of the SPD and the Greens in the Federal Government; degree of familiarity of the top candidates for the office of prime minister; sympathy scale for top politicians in the state as well as at federal level; interest in politics; preference for prime minister; comparison of credibility, energy, sympathy, sense of responsibility, expertise and the victory type of the two top candidates Eichel and Koch; assessment of the election chances of the alternative top candidate Petra Roth of the CDU; judgment on the general economic situation in Hesse and of one's own economic situation; expected economic situation for Hesse; comparison of the economic situation of the state with the rest of the western Federal Republic; most able party in the areas of business, job creation and fight against crime; personal feeling of threat from crime; attitude to nuclear power and the closure of nuclear power plants; preferred party in the area of environmental policy and education policies; general satisfaction with schools in Hesse; attitude to dual citizenship for foreigners; attitude to the collection of signatures by the CDU/CSU against dual citizenship; attitude to the accusation of hostility to foreigners by the CDU/CSU on the part of SPD and Greens; preferred party in the area of foreigner policies; attitude to construction of an additional runway for the Frankfurt airport; party most able to solve future problems of Hesse; judgment on the current prime minister; expected election winner in Hesse; expectation that the FDP as well as the Republicans will take seats in in the states parliament; judgment on the Republicans taking seats in the state parliament. Demography: eligibility to vote in Hesse; city size; age (classified); marital status; living together with a partner; school degree; completed apprenticeship; employment; assessment of personal jeopardy to job; professional position; size of household; number of members of household 18 years old and older; primary earner; employment of primary earner; professional position of primary earner; vocational certificate of primary earner; union member in household; religious denomination; religiousness; unemployment or jeopardy to job close persons; sex.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1999-02
  • 1999-02
Geographic Coverage
  • Hesse (DE-HE)
  • Hesse (DE-HE)
Multi-stage random sample: sample of household addresses according to the RLD procedure and sample of the residential population eligible to vote according to a key based on birthday
Data and File Information
  • Number of Variables: 105
  • Number of Variables: 105
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