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ZA1656: State Election in Baden-Wuerttemberg 1988

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation Berger, Manfred; Gibowski, Wolfgang G.; Roth, Dieter; Schulte, Wolfgang (2012): State Election in Baden-Wuerttemberg 1988. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA1656 Data file Version 2.0.0,
Study No.ZA1656
TitleState Election in Baden-Wuerttemberg 1988
Current Version2.0.0, 2012-2-27,
Date of Collection03.1988 - 03.1988
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: most important problems in Baden-Wuerttemberg; intent to participate in the election; party preference (Sunday question and rank order procedure); behavior at the polls in the last state parliament election; certainty of one´s voting decision; satisfaction with the government and opposition (scale); sympathy scale for the parties at state and federal level as well as for the top politicians in the state; political interest; attitude to an absolute majority for the CDU; preferred government coalition; preference for prime minister; comparison of the economic situation in Baden-Wuerttemberg with that in the rest of the Federal Republic and expected influence of the current state government on this situation; attitude to tax reform and assumed group with a higher relief; judgement on the situation of farmers in the state and support of farmers by the state government; agriculture or wine-growing as second occupation; attitude to nuclear power plants; attitude to the current regulation on abortion; agreement of one´s own political interests with those of a party; assumed winner in the state parliament election; assumed probability of an absolute majority for the CDU. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; number of persons in household 18 years old or older; religious denomination; frequency of church attendance; school degree achieved and sought; vocational training; academic degree of respondent; occupational position; employment; respondent is head of household; characteristics of head of household; union membership.
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)
UniverseEligible voters living in private households with a telephone
Analysis Unit Analysis Unit
  • Individual
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
  • Probability: Multistage
Multi-stage random sample
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
  • Telephone interview
Telephone interview with standardized questionnaire
Time Method Time Method
  • Cross-section
Kind of Data Kind of Data
  • Numeric
Data CollectorForschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim
Date of Collection
  • 03.1988

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: 1035
Number of Variables: 68
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 Baden-Wuerttemberg