State Parliament Election in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania 1994

Resource Type
  • Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim
  • Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim
Publication Date
  • USUMA, Berlin (Data Collector)
  • USUMA, Berlin (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • Abstract

    Judgment on parties and politicians at the state parliament election in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania. Topics: Most important political problems in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania; intent to participate in the election; intent to use absentee ballot; party preference (first vote and second vote); significance of federal policy for one's own voting decision; behavior at the polls in the last state parliament election; attitude to a one-party government of the SPD after the state parliament election; coalition preference; attitude to a red-green minority government with toleration of the PDS; sympathy scale for the parties at state as well as federal level and for the top politicians at federal as well as state level; satisfaction scale for the state government, opposition parties in the state and the Federal Government in Bonn; knowledge about the top candidates for the state parliament election; interest in politics; satisfaction with the decision to introduce political order according to western pattern; preference for prime minister; judgment on the economic situation of the state and expected further development; ability of an SPD-led state government in comparison to that of one led by the CDU regarding improvement in the economic situation, the fight against unemployment and the fight against crime; comparison of the economic situation of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania with the other East German states; judgment on one's own economic situation and its development; expected economic development of the state; perceived continuity of SED and PDS; expected winner of the state parliament election; expected chances for a one-party government of the SPD and chances of the small parties such as FDP, Alliance 90/Greens; chances of the CDU for a one-party government; tenant status; age of residential building in which respondent lives; city size; assessment of certainty of one's own job; unemployed and close persons whose job is endangered; union member in household; religiousness; party inclination and party identification.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1994-10-04 / 1994-10-14
  • 1994-10-04 / 1994-10-14
Geographic Coverage
  • Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania (DE-MV)
  • Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania (DE-MV)
Multi-stage stratified random sample (random-route procedure) of the residential population eligible to vote in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania
Data and File Information
  • Number of Variables: 87
  • Number of Variables: 87
The survey took place between 4 and 14 October as well as on the election day (4360 respondents). The survey was commissioned by the ZDF (Second German Television Network) and served as basis for the projection and analyses of election results on the evening of the election.
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Update Metadata: 2021-08-30 | Issue Number: 5 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22