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ZA2512: State Election in Saxony-Anhalt 1994

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Citation Citation Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim (2012): State Election in Saxony-Anhalt 1994. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA2512 Data file Version 2.0.0,
Study No.ZA2512
TitleState Election in Saxony-Anhalt 1994
Current Version2.0.0, 2012-2-27,
Date of Collection15.06.1994 - 23.06.1994
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim


AbstractJudgement on parties and politicians on the state parliament election in Saxony-Anhalt. Topics: Most important political problems in Saxony-Anhalt; intent to participate in the election; intent to use absentee ballot; party preference (first vote and second vote as well as rank order procedure); point in time and certainty of one´s voting decision; behavior at the polls in the last Federal Parliament election; coalition preference; sympathy scale for the parties at state as well as federal level; satisfaction scale for the state government, opposition parties in the state and the Federal Government in Bonn; knowledge about the top candidates in the state; interest in politics; satisfaction with the decision to introduce political order according to western pattern; preference for prime minister; opinion on Christoph Bergner´s policies since the resignation of Werner Muench; opinion on the credibility of the state CDU and FDP since the salary affair; judgement on the economic situation of the state and expected further development; ability of an SPD-led state government in comparison with one led by the CDU regarding improvement in the economic situation, the fight against unemployment, the fight against crime, solving the problem of applicants for asylum and improving the situation in the housing market; judgement on the conduct of the police at right-wing radical disturbances; comparison of the economic situation of Saxony-Anhalt with the other East German states; judgement on one´s own economic situation and its development; expected economic development for Saxony-Anhalt; expected winner of the state parliament election; chances of the small parties such as FDP, Republicans; intent to participate in a Federal Parliament election and preferred party in this case (Sunday question); assessment of one´s own job security; jeopardy to the job of a close person; union member in household; religiousness; party inclination and party identification.
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
  • 17.6 Economic systems and development


Geographic Coverage
  • Saxony-Anhalt (DE-ST)
UniverseThe residential population eligible to vote in Saxony-Anhalt
Analysis Unit Analysis Unit
  • Individual
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
  • Probability: Multistage
  • Probability: Stratified
Random route procedure
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 CollectorUSUMA, Berlin
Date of Collection
  • 15.06.1994 - 23.06.1994

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 survey took place from 15 until 23 June 1994 as well as on the day of the election (5078 respondents). The survey was commissioned by the ZDF {Second German Television Network} and served as basis for the projection and analyses of election results on the evening of the election.
Number of Units: 1107
Number of Variables: 89
Data Type: -
Analysis System(s): OSIRIS, SPSS


  • Forschungsgruppe Wahlen: Wahl in Sachsen-Anhalt: Eine Analyse der Landtagswahl vom 26. Juni 1994. Mannheim: Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, 1994. (Berichte der Forschungsgruppe Wahlen Nr. 72)
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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 Saxony-Anhalt