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ZA0519: State Election in Baden-Wuerttemberg 1968 (Preliminary Investigation, September 1967)

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Citation Citation Wildenmann, Rudolf; Wolfgang, Adrian; Berger, Manfred (2012): State Election in Baden-Wuerttemberg 1968(Preliminary Investigation, September 1967). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA0519 Data file Version 2.0.0,
Study No.ZA0519
TitleState Election in Baden-Wuerttemberg 1968 (Preliminary Investigation, September 1967)
Current Version2.0.0, 2012-2-27,
Date of Collection08.1967 - 11.1967
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Wildenmann, Rudolf - Lehrstuhl für politische Wissenschaft, Universität Mannheim
  • Wolfgang, Adrian - Lehrstuhl für politische Wissenschaft, Universität Mannheim
  • Berger, Manfred - Lehrstuhl für politische Wissenschaft, Universität Mannheim


AbstractPolitical attitudes of the voters in Baden-Wuerttemberg on political questions at federal and state level. Topics: 1. General political views: judgement on the general economic situation and the economic future; desired economic policy measures to boost the economy; personal willingness to make sacrifices to overcome the recession; sacrifice of income; political knowledge and self-assessment of political extent to which informed; satisfaction with democracy; assumed reputation of the FRG abroad; judgement on equal opportunities in the FRG; attitude to the grand coalition and judgement on the FDP in opposition; party preference; party identification; sympathy scale for the SPD, CDU, FDP and the NPD as well as for various federal politicians; parties one cannot vote for; attitude to the NPD; preferred federal chancellor; behavior at the polls in the Federal Parliament election 1965 and reason for a possible change in party voted for; knowledge of the member of Parliament elected in the constituency; attitude to federalism; assignment of issue competence to federal government, state or municipality regarding various political questions. 2. State politics: difference between Baden-Wuerttemberg and the Federal Republic; satisfaction with the state government; evaluation of various measures of the state government and recommendations for further government measures; attitudes to the school laws, the community school and the religious denomination school; judgement on state political institutions and offices; attitude to inflation of offices and administration reform as well as to consolidating smaller municipalities; most well-known state politicians and their party affiliation; sympathy scale for Filbinger, Angstmann, Hahn and Krause; knowledge about the state parliament delegates elected in the constituency; personal election participation in earlier elections and voting intent in the coming election; points of view in voting decision; certainty of one´s voting decision; preferred coalition after the state parliament election; media usage and sources of political information. 3. Miscellaneous: membership in clubs and organizations as well as their assumed party political orientation; membership in a trade union; work satisfaction; company size and change of occupation; means of transport used to work; possession of land; local residency; possession of durable consumer goods. Demography: age; sex; marital status; number of children; religious denomination; religiousness; vocational training; occupation; professional position; employment; professional career; type of company; income; household income; size of household; composition of household; head of household; housing situation; social origins; refugee status; possession of assets. Interviewer rating: 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
  • Baden-Württemberg (DE-BW)
UniverseELigibile voters 21 years 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 CollectorINFRATEST, Muenchen
Date of Collection
  • 08.1967 - 11.1967

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

NotesThe study presents the first wave of a two-part panel survey. The data of the second wave are archived under ZA Study No. 0520.
Number of Units: 1966
Number of Variables: 578
Data Type: Mehrfachlochung
Analysis System(s): SPSS


  • Adrian, Wolfgang; Berger, Manfred: Zum politischen Bewußtsein der Wähler. In: Sozialwissenschaftliches Jahrbuch für Politik, 1, 1969, S. 27 - 60.
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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 Baden-Wuerttemberg