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ZA0556: Federal Parliament Election 1965 (Initial Investigation, September 1965)

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Citation Citation Kaase, M.; Wildenmann, R. (2015): Federal Parliament Election 1965 (Initial Investigation, September 1965). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA0556 Data file Version 2.0.0,
Study No.ZA0556
TitleFederal Parliament Election 1965 (Initial Investigation, September 1965)
Current Version2.0.0, 2015-9-7,
Date of Collection09.1965 - 09.1965
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Kaase, M. - Lehrstuhl für politische Wissenschaft, Universität Mannheim
  • Wildenmann, R. - Lehrstuhl für politische Wissenschaft, Universität Mannheim
Contributor, Institution, Role
  • Kratz, Sophia - GESIS – Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften - DataCurator


AbstractPerception of parties, politicians and political topics a few days before the Federal Parliament election 1965. Topics: sympathy scale for SPD, CDU/CSU, FDP and for the politicians Adenauer, Erler, Erhard, Strauss, Brandt, Mende and Schroeder; preferred federal chancellor; most recent change in party sympathy; issue competence of the parties as well as of the politicians Erhard and Brandt; intent to participate in the election; certainty and time of personal voting decision; behavior at the polls in the Federal Parliament election 1961 and voting intent for the Federal Parliament election 1965; party identification; reasons for election participation; preferred composition of the Federal Government; desired relation of domestic and foreign policy; desired influence of various associations; judgement on subsidies for agriculture; most important sources of political information; media usage; frequency of political conversations; preferred television station; interest in news broadcasts on television and political television broadcasts; development of personal economic situation; membership in a trade union and ties to the trade union. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; religious denomination; religiousness; school education; vocational training; occupation; employment; composition of household; head of household; political discussion; self-assessment of social class; state; possession of durable economic goods. Interviewer rating: willingness of respondent to cooperate; number of contact attempts; social class of respondent. Also encoded was: identification of interviewer.
Categories Categories
  • Political Attitudes and Behavior