State Parliament Election in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania 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 Mecklenburg-West Pomerania; intent to participate in the next state parliament election in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania; preference for absentee ballot; party preference (first vote and second vote as well as party one likes best); party inclination and party identification; time and certainty of one's voting decision; significance of the state parliament election in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania at federal level; behavior at the polls in the last state parliament election; coalition preference; PDS toleration; sympathy scale for the CDU, SPD, PDS at federal level as well as sympathy scale for the CDU, SPD and the PDS at state level; satisfaction scale for the achievements of the state government in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania as well as of the individual partners CDU and SPD; achievement of the PDS opposition; 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 federal level; interest in politics; preference for prime minister; comparison of credibility, energy, sympathy, responsibility, expertise of the two top candidates Bernd Seite and Harald Ringstorff; judgment on the general economic situation in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania and one's own economic situation; expected economic situation for Mecklenburg-West Pomerania; comparison of the economic situation of the state with the rest of Eastern Germany; most able party in the areas business, job creation, fight against crime and future problems of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania; personal feeling of danger from crime; judgment on the current prime minister; dealing of the parties with the PDS and credibility of renaming the SED as PDS; expected election winner in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania; expectation that the FDP, the Greens and the DVU will take seats in the state parliament; judgment on the DVU taking seats in the state parliament. Demography: eligible to vote in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania; city size; age (classified); marital status; living together with a partner; school completion; 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 and 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
  • Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania (DE-MV)
  • Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania (DE-MV)
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: 95
  • Number of Variables: 95
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Update Metadata: 2015-09-02 | Issue Number: 9 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22