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ZA0472: State Election in Bavaria 1966 (Preliminary Investigation)

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation Wildenmann, Rudolf; Kaase, Max (2012): State Election in Bavaria 1966 (Preliminary Investigation). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA0472 Data file Version 2.0.0,
Study No.ZA0472
TitleState Election in Bavaria 1966 (Preliminary Investigation)
Current Version2.0.0, 2012-2-27,
Date of Collection04.1966 - 04.1966
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Wildenmann, Rudolf - Lehrstuhl für politische Wissenschaft, Universität Mannheim
  • Kaase, Max - Lehrstuhl für politische Wissenschaft, Universität Mannheim


AbstractPolitical attitudes as well as judgement on state government, parties and politicians in Bavaria. Topics: Judgement on one´s own economic situation and the economic situation of the Federal Republic (Katona questions); judgement on the achievements of the Bavarian State Government (scale); sympathy scale for the SPD, CSU and FDP as well as for leading politicians such as e.g. Erhard, Brandt, Wehner, Goppel, Strauss, Hoecherl, Vogel; issue ability of the parties; image of the Bavarian Prime Minister Goppel and the SPD, CSU, FDP and NPD (scales); semantic differential for the FDP; image of individual local politicians; political interest and political knowledge; knowledge about the time of the next state parliament election in Bavaria; intent to participate in the election; certainty of one´s voting decision; point in time and reason for one´s voting decision; personal party ties; voting decision in the state parliament election 1962 and the Federal Parliament election 1965; reason for a change of party preference; comparison of the importance of state parliament elections and Federal Parliament elections (scale); expected influence of Bavaria on federal politics; party preference, relative to the Federal Parliament election; assumed changes in Bavaria in case of a change of government; membership in a club and political orientation of this club; local residency; possession of television set; religiousness. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; religious denomination; school education; vocational training; occupation; employment; income; head of household; refugee status; possession of durable economic goods. Interviewer rating: social class and willingness of respondent to cooperate; number of contact attempts; city size.
Categories Categories
  • Political Attitudes and Behavior
Topics Topics
  • 11.5 Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
  • 11.6 Government, political systems and organisation
  • 11.7 Elections


Geographic Coverage
  • Bavaria (DE-BY)
UniverseAge: 21 and older.
Analysis Unit Analysis Unit
  • Individual
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
  • Probability: Multistage
Multi-stage random sample
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
  • Face-to-face interview
Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Time Method Time Method
  • Cross-section
Kind of Data Kind of Data
  • Numeric
Data CollectorDIVO, Frankfurt
Date of Collection
  • 04.1966

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
2.0.0 (current version)2012-2-27 Data release as of February 2012
1.0.02010-4-13 Version number created automatically (implementation of a uniform versioning policy) (Publication Year unknown)
Errata in current version
Version changes

Further Remarks

Number of Units: 1154
Number of Variables: 244
Data Type: Einfachlochung
Analysis System(s): OSIRIS, SPSS


Relevant full texts
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Research Data Centre
  • German Federal State Election studies
    The available studies on the German ferderal state elections go back as far as 1962. These studies were conducted for the most part as representative surveys in the run-up to elections of the Landtage, the Bremer Bürgerschaft or the Berliner Abgeordnetenhaus. German Federal State Election studies which were surveyed within the framework of the German Longitudinal Election Study (GLES) are not contained in this group.
  • State Elections in Bavaria