State Election in Bremen 1995

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim
Publication Date
  • Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
    • Economic policy
    • Economic systems and development
  • Abstract

    Judgement on parties and politicians in Bremen. Attitude to current political questions at state level. Topics: Eligibility to vote in the city-state; most important political problems in Bremen; intent to participate in the metropolitan council election; preference for absentee ballot; point in time and certainty of one´s voting decision; behavior at the polls in the last metropolitan council election; coalition preference; sympathy scale for selected parties at federal and state level as well as for the top politicians of the city-state; satisfaction with achievements of the senate as well as of the CDU as opposition in the metropolitan council; general contentment with life with the Federal Government (scale); party preference in the state; attitude to the SPD remaining governing party; interest in politics; preference for mayor; judgement on the credibility, the energy, the sympathy, the sense of responsibility and the expertise of Klaus Wedemeier in comparison to Ulrich Noelle; judgement on the economic situation and the business prediction of the state as well as personal economic situation; comparison of the economic situation of the state with the rest of the western federal territory; most able party (CDU versus SPD) in the areas economy, job creation, environmental protection, traffic policy and finances; expected winner of the metropolitan council election; expected election result for the FDP and the list AFB; judgement on the effort of party supporters in the election campaign; living together with a partner; assessment of personal job security; jeopardy to job and unemployment in the close circle of friends; union membership; religiousness; party inclination; party identification.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1995-05
Geographic Coverage
  • Bremen (DE-HB)
Sampled Universe
Eligible voters.
Probability: Multistage; Sampling Procedure Comment: Sample of household addresses according to the RLD procedure as well as sample of target person according to a key based on birthday and eligibility to vote in the state
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview
  • Telephone interview with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 888
    Number of Variables: 90
Comparable state election studies are archived from other states.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2581 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.2581
  • Forschungsgruppe Wahlen: Wahl in Bremen: Eine Analyse der Bürgerschaftswahl vom 14. Mai 1995. Mannheim: Berichte der Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Nr. 82, 1995.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 90 | Registration Date: 2012-03-15