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ZA1654: State Election in Schleswig-Holstein 1987

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation Berger, Manfred; Gibowski, Wolfgang G.; Roth, Dieter; Schulte, Wolfgang (2012): State Election in Schleswig-Holstein 1987. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA1654 Data file Version 2.0.0,
Study No.ZA1654
TitleState Election in Schleswig-Holstein 1987
Current Version2.0.0, 2012-2-27,
Date of Collection09.1987 - 09.1987
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 attitudes as well as judgement on parties and politicians. Topics: political interest; intent to participate in the election; party preference (Sunday question and rank order procedure) in the state parliament and Federal Parliament elections; behavior at the polls in the last state parliament and Federal Parliament elections; certainty of one´s voting decision; personal change in party voted for; satisfaction with the state government and opposition (scale); sympathy scale for the parties at the state and federal level as well as for the top politicians of the state; preference for prime minister; attitude to an absolute majority for one of the major parties; preferred government coalition; judgement on the reliability of the FDP as coalition partner for the CDU; issue relevance; issue competence of possible state governments; comparison of the economic situation in Schleswig-Holstein with that in the rest of the Federal Republic; assumed probability of taking seats in state parliament by the FDP, the Greens as well as the Independent Voter Community; attitude to the candidacy of the Independent Voter Community and assumed damage for another party from this candidacy; significance of the election result for the future of the state; assumed winner in the next state parliament election. Demography: month and year of birth; sex; marital status; religious denomination; frequency of church attendance; school education; occupational position; employment; number of persons in household 18 years old and older; relationship of respondent to head of household; characteristics of head of household; party inclination and party identification; characterization of residential surroundings according to occupational groups; union membership. Also encoded was: district code; state.
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
  • Schleswig-Holstein (DE-SH)
UniversePersons eligible to vote in a state parliament election
Analysis Unit Analysis Unit
  • Individual
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
  • Probability: Multistage
  • Probability: Stratified
Multi-stage stratified 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 CollectorMARPLAN, Offenbach
Date of Collection
  • 09.1987

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: 1052
Number of Variables: 72
Data Type: Einfachlochung
Analysis System(s): OSIRIS, SPSS


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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 Schleswig-Holstein