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ZA1250: State Election in Rhineland-Palatinate 1983

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Landtagswahl in Rheinland-Pfalz 1983
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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation Berger, Manfred; Gibowski, Wolfgang G.; Roth, Dieter; Schulte, Wolfgang (2012): State Election in Rhineland-Palatinate 1983. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA1250 Data file Version 2.0.0,
Study No.ZA1250
TitleState Election in Rhineland-Palatinate 1983
Current Version2.0.0, 2012-2-27,
Date of Collection02.1983 - 03.1983
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Berger, Manfred - Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim
  • Gibowski, Wolfgang G. - Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim
  • Roth, Dieter - Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim
  • Schulte, Wolfgang - Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim


AbstractPolitical attitude of voters in Rhineland-Palatinate and their judgement on parties and politicians. Topics: Besides the common part described in study 1244 the following further questions were posed: satisfaction with the achievement of the opposition; attitude to an absolute majority of the SPD or CDU; preferred government coalition; attitude to a freeze on the influx of foreigners, on construction of the power road through the Palatinate forest, on stationing of missiles in the FRG and the significance of these issues for one´s own voting decision; attitude to the necessity of the FDP in parliament; intent to participate in the election and voting decision in case of a Federal Parliament election next Sunday; behavior at the polls in the Federal Parliament election 1980; judgement on the top candidacy of Bernhard Vogel in view of the candidacy for chancellor of his brother Hans-Jochen Vogel. Demography: age; sex; marital status; religious denomination; school education; occupational training; employment; household size; respondent is head of household; characteristics of head of household; union membership. Interviewer rating: district code.
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
  • Rhineland-Palatinate (DE-RP)
UniverseAll eligible voters 18 years old and older
Analysis Unit Analysis Unit
  • Individual
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
  • Probability: Multistage
  • Probability: Stratified
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 CollectorMARPLAN, Offenbach
Date of Collection
  • 02.1983 - 03.1983

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: 958
Number of Variables: 103
Data Type: Einfachlochung
Analysis System(s): SPSS


  • Forschungsgruppe Wahlen: Wahl in Rheinland-Pfalz: Eine Analyse der Landtagswahl am 6. März 1983. Mannheim: Selbstverlag 1983. (Berichte der Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Nr. 33)
Relevant full texts
from SSOAR (automatically assigned)


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 Rhineland-Palatinate