Rolling Cross-Section Campaign Survey with Post-election Panel Wave (GLES 2009)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • GLES
Other Title
  • German Longitudinal Election Study (Alternative Title)
Publication Date
  • Rattinger, Hans (Universität Mannheim) (Researcher)
  • Roßteutscher, Sigrid (Universität Frankfurt) (Researcher)
  • Schmitt-Beck, Rüdiger (Universität Mannheim) (Researcher)
  • Weßels, Bernhard (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB), Berlin) (Researcher)
  • Schmitt-Beck, Rüdiger (Universität Mannheim) (Project Leader)
  • Wolsing, Ansgar (Universität Mannheim) (Project Manager)
  • Faas, Thorsten (Universität Mannheim) (Project Member)
  • Huber, Sascha (Universität Mannheim) (Project Member)
  • Blumenstiel, Jan Eric (GESIS - Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften) (Data Curator)
  • Förster, André (GESIS - Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften) (Data Curator)
  • Glinitzer, Konstantin (GESIS - Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften) (Data Curator)
  • Gummer, Tobias (GESIS - Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften) (Data Curator)
  • Hermann, Julia (GESIS - Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften) (Data Curator)
  • Prinz, Christian (GESIS - Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften) (Data Curator)
  • Roßmann, Joss (GESIS - Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften) (Data Curator)
  • Ipsos, Hamburg (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass media
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
Temporal Coverage
  • 2009-07-29 / 2009-09-26
  • 2009-09-28 / 2009-10-26
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
The universe of samples was comprised of all German-speaking persons, whose residence is in the Federal Republic of Germany and who are eligible to vote in the federal election 2009 as well as living in private households with a landline.
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview: CATI
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 6008
    Number of Variables: 556
The documented study was conducted in the context of the German Longitudinal Election Study (GLES), 2009. A Rolling-Cross-Section survey was also conducted in 2005: Study Number (ZA-No.) 4991 ´Federal Parliament Election 2005 Campaign Dynamics - Pre- and Post-Election Study´.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5303 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)
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  • Schmitt-Beck, Rüdiger; Faas, Thorsten; Wolsing, Ansgar: Kampagnendynamik bei der Bundestagswahl 2009: Die Rolling Cross-Section-Studie im Rahmen der "German Longitudinal Election Study" 2009. Mannheim: Arbeitspapiere - Mannheimer Zentrum für Europäische Sozialforschung, 134, 2010

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 15 | Registration Date: 2019-02-06