Election to the House of Representatives in Berlin 1995

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 shortly before the election to the House of Representatives in Berlin. Election preferences. Topics: Eligibility to vote in the eastern or western part of Berlin; most important political problems in Berlin; intent to participate in the election in the impending election to the House of Representatives and preference for absentee ballot or election in the polling station; party preference; certainty of one´s voting decision; behavior at the polls in the last House of Representatives election; coalition preference; sympathy scale for the parties at Federal as well as state level; satisfaction with the parties in the Berlin Senate as well as in opposition; sympathy scale for the top candidates Diepgen and Stahmeras well as for Kohl and Scharping; preferred mayor; comparison of the two election candidates for the office of mayor regarding their credibility, energy, sympathy, their sense of responsibility and their expertise; judgment on achieving of equivalence or remaining differences between East and West Berlin; judgment on the current economic situation of the city as well as the individual economic situation; expected economic development in Berlin; judgment on the issue ability of the parties in economic questions, traffic policy and domestic policy; assessment of the credibility of the SED re-named PDS; expected winner in the House of Representatives election; assumption about probable government composition after the election; judgment on different coalition compositions after the election; expected overcoming the 5%-hurdle by the FDP; assessment of one´s own job security; union membership; religiousness; close persons whose job is endangered or are unemployed; party inclination and party identification. The following question was posed to West-Berliners: justified demand of the East-Berliners for improvement in living conditions. The following question was posed to East-Berliners: satisfaction with achievement of equivalent living conditions in East Berlin.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1995-10
  • 1995-10
Geographic Coverage
  • Berlin (DE-BE)
  • Berlin (DE-BE)
Residential population eligible to vote in the state of Berlin. Sample according to the RLD procedure (randomize last digit) among household addresses and key based on birthday for the target person
Data and File Information
  • Number of Variables: 97
  • Number of Variables: 97
Comparable state parliament election studies from other states are archived.
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Update Metadata: 2015-09-02 | Issue Number: 3 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22