State Parliament Election in Bavaria 1998

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 Bavaria; intent to participate in the next state parliament election in Bavaria; preference for absentee ballot; party preference (first vote and second vote as well as party one likes most); party inclination and party identification; time and certainty of one's voting decision; significance of state parliament election in Bavaria at federal level; behavior at the polls in the last state parliament election; attitude to a renewed one-party government of the CSU and expected increase in majority by the CSU; sympathy scale for the CDU, SPD, the Greens and the FDP at federal level as well as sympathy scale at state level for the CSU, the SPD, the Greens, the FDP and the Republicans; satisfaction scale for the achievements of the state government in Bavaria as well as the SPD opposition and the Greens opposition in state parliament; satisfaction scale for the achievements of the Federal Government, the CDU, the CSU and the FDP 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 and at the federal level; interest in politics; preference for prime minister; comparison of credibility, energy, sympathy, responsibility, expertise, closeness to the citizens and the winner type of the two top candidates Edmund Stoiber and Renate Schmidt; judgment on the general economic situation in Bavaria and one's own economic situation; expected economic situation for Bavaria; comparison of the economic situation of the state with the rest of the Federal Republic; most able party in the areas business, job creation, finances, fight against crime, environmental policies, foreigner policies and future problems of Bavaria; personal feeling of danger due to crime; judgment on the current prime minister; expected election winner in Bavaria; expectation that the FDP, the Greens, the Republicans and the Free Voters will take seats in the state parliament; judgment on the Republicans taking seats in the state parliament. Demography: eligibility to vote in Bavaria; city size; age (classified); marital status; living together with a partner; school degree; completed apprenticeship; employment; assessment of jeopardy to one's own job; occupational position; household size; number of members of household 18 years old and older; primary earner; employment of primary earner; occupational position of primary earner; vocational certificate of primary earner; union member in household; religious affiliation; religiousness; unemployment or jeopardy to job of close persons; sex.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1998-09
  • 1998-09
Geographic Coverage
  • Bavaria (DE-BY)
  • Bavaria (DE-BY)
Multi-stage random sample: sample of household addresses according to the RLD procedure and sample of residential population eligible to vote according to a birthday key.
Data and File Information
  • Number of Variables: 97
  • Number of Variables: 97
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Update Metadata: 2015-09-02 | Issue Number: 10 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22