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ZA0514: State Election in Hesse 1970 (Follow-Up Survey)

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Landtagswahl in Hessen 1970 (Nachuntersuchung)
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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation Klingemann, Hans-Dieter; Pappi, Franz U. (2012): State Election in Hesse 1970 (Follow-Up Survey). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA0514 Data file Version 2.0.0,
Study No.ZA0514
TitleState Election in Hesse 1970 (Follow-Up Survey)
Current Version2.0.0, 2012-2-27,
Date of Collection11.1970 - 01.1971
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Klingemann, Hans-Dieter - Zentralarchiv für empirische Sozialforschung, Universität zu Köln
  • Pappi, Franz U. - Zentralarchiv für empirische Sozialforschung, Universität zu Köln


AbstractPolitical attitudes and behavior at the polls as indicators for political radicalism. Topics: Most important problems of the FRG; behavior at the polls in the Federal Parliament election 1969; parties voted for since 1949; time of voting decision; events with influence on voting decision; party preference; sympathy scale for leading state and federal politicians as well as for the SPD, CDU/CSU, FDP, NPD and DKP; competent politicians and their party affiliation; most important politicians of the FDP; sympathy for the NPD; attitude to current political questions such as co-determination, recognition of the GDR, orientation of foreign policy and influence of the churches; issue relevance; issue ability of the parties; self-classification on a left-right continuum; attitude to the death penalty; political interest (scale); local residency; work satisfaction; change of job; membership in clubs. Scales: anomy; dogmatism; democratic attitude; antisemitism; nationalism; National Socialism. Demography: age; sex; marital status; number of children; religious denomination; religiousness; school education; occupation; employment; professional career; type of company; income; household income; head of household; social origins; refugee status. Interviewer rating: length of interview; number of contact attempts; willingness of respondent to cooperate; presence of other persons; date of interview. Also encoded were: age and sex according to voter registry; constituency.
Categories Categories
  • Political Attitudes and Behavior
Topics Topics
  • 11.4 Political ideology
  • 11.5 Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
  • 11.6 Government, political systems and organisation
  • 11.7 Elections


Geographic Coverage
  • Hesse (DE-HE)
UniverseEligible voters 18 years and older
Analysis Unit Analysis Unit
  • Individual
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
  • Probability: Multistage
Three different sampled populations: 1. eligible voters 18 years old and older (representative, 962 cases), 2. young voters between the ages of 18-24 years (497 cases), 3. regional sample from protestant districts and cities in Northern Hesse and from the city region Frankfurt (836 cases).
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, Frankfurt
Date of Collection
  • 11.1970 - 01.1971

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: 2295
Number of Variables: 317
Data Type: Einfachlochung
Analysis System(s): SPSS


  • Klingemann, Hans D.; Pappi, Franz U.: Politischer Radikalismus: Theoretische und methodische Probleme der Radikalismusforschung, dargestellt am Beispiel einer Studie anläßlich der Landtagswahl 1970 in Hessen. München: Oldenbourg 1972.
Relevant full texts
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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 Hesse