Voter Movements to National Socialism: The Weimar Elections in the City of Bielefeld

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Becherer, Ernst
Publication Date
  • E. Becherer (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Historical Studies Data
  • Abstract

    Dissertation project; the study contains the election results of the city of Bielefeld for the time interval 1921 to 1925. The data set is based on the lowest aggregation level, for which official election records contain data: election precincts of the city of Bielefeld. Topics: The data of this study covers the parties´ election results of the six elections between 1921 and 1925. The following variable list contains the election results of 1921. Variable list: - district: electoral constituency - Knr1: Election date - gesamt1: Number of the voters - unge1: Invalid votes - wbt1: voter participation 1921 in per cent - cvp1: Christian People´s Party Centre - ns1p: percentage of votes National Socialist German Workers´ Party (NSDAP)1921 - usp1p: percentage of votes Independent Social Democrats 1921 - spd1p: percentage of votes Social-Democratic Party Germany 1921 - dvn1p: percentage of votes German National People´s Party 1921 - ddp1p: percentage of votes German Democratic Party 1921 - dvp1p: percentage of votes German People´s Party 1921 - kp1p: percentage of votes Communist Party Germany 1921 - wdm1p: percentage of votes Economic Party of the German Middle Class 1921 - son1p: percentage of votes other parties 1921
Temporal Coverage
  • 1919 / 1933
    Period 1: 19 January – 2 March 1919 Period 2: 6 June – 26 April 1925 Period 3: 29 November 1925 – 20 May 1928 Period 4: 16.-29 October – 9 August 1931 Period 5: 13 March 1932 – 12 March 1933
Geographic Coverage
  • German Reich (1871-1945) (DXDE)
Sampling Procedure Comment: Sources: - Electoral Office of the city Bielefeld. - City Archive Bielefeld.
Collection Mode
  • Evaluation of archive materials
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Text Unit
    Number of Units: 52
    Number of Variables: 16
the election of the Prussian federal state parliament (Preußischer Landtag), 20.02.1921, the election of the German Parliament (Reichstag), 04.05.1824, the election of the German Parliament (Reichstag), 07.12.1924, the election of the Prussian federal state parliament (Preußischer Landtag), 07.12.1924, the election of the president of the German Reich, 29.03.1925 and the election of the president of the German Reich, 26.04.1925 in the 52 electoral districts of the city Bielefeld
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA8124 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Sensch, Jürgen: Dokumentation der Wahldaten der Stadt Bielefeld 1921 - 1925. Unveröffentlichtes Manuskript. Bielefeld, 1990.
  • Becherer, Ernst (2007): Der Weg der Bielefelder NSDAP an die Macht 1924 – 1933. Dissertation. Elektronische Publikation:

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 82 | Registration Date: 2010-07-23