State Parliament Election in Bremen 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 metropolitan council election. Political questions on the metropolitan council election. Topics: most important problems in Bremen; intent to participate in the next metropolitan council election in Bremen; preference for absentee ballot; party preference; party inclination and party identification; time and certainty of one's voting decision; significance of metropolitan council election in Bremen at federal level; behavior at the polls in the last metropolitan council election; attitude to a renewed one-party government of the SPD and expected increase in majority of the SPD; coalition preference; sympathy scale for the SPD, CDU, the Greens and the FDP at federal level as well as sympathy scale at state level for the CDU, the SPD, the Greens, the FDP and the AFB; satisfaction scale for the achievements of the senate as well as the Greens-opposition and the AFB-opposition in the metropolitan council; satisfaction scale for the achievements of the Federal Government, the SPD and the Greens in the Federal Government; degree of familiarity of the top candidates for the office of mayor; sympathy scale for top politicians in the country; interest in politics; preference for head of government; comparison of the credibility, energy, sympathy, responsibility, expertise and the winner type of the two top candidates Henning Scherf andHartmut Perschau; judgment on the general economic situation in Bremen and one's own economic situation; expected economic situation for Bremen; comparison of the economic situation of the state with the rest of Western Germany; most able party in the areas business, job creation, finances, fight against crime, school policies, foreigner policies and the future problems of Bremen; personal feeling of threat from crime; general satisfaction with schools; judgment on the current mayor; estimated influence of the parties in the grand coalition in Bremen; attitude to a renewed grand coalition; attitude to a merger with Lower Saxony; expected election winner in Bremen; expectation that the FDP, DVU and the PDS will take seats in the metropolitan council. Demography: eligible to vote in Bremen/Bremerhaven; age (classified); marital status; living together with a partner; school completion; completed apprenticeship; employment; assessment of personal jeopardy to job; professional position; household size; 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 affiliation; religiousness; unemployment or jeopardy to job of close persons; sex.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1999-06
  • 1999-06
Geographic Coverage
  • Bremen (DE-HB)
  • Bremen (DE-HB)
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 birth key
Data and File Information
  • Number of Variables: 109
  • Number of Variables: 109
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Update Metadata: 2015-09-02 | Issue Number: 9 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22