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ZA0788: The political mood after the Federal Parliament election 1969

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Citation Citation Sozialwissenschaftliches Forschungsinstitut der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Alfter/Bonn (1976): The political mood after the Federal Parliament election 1969. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA0788 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA0788
TitleThe political mood after the Federal Parliament election 1969
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, (Publication Year 1976)
Date of Collection09.1969 - 10.1969
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Sozialwissenschaftliches Forschungsinstitut der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Alfter/Bonn


AbstractJudgement on the old and the new Federal Government as well as the election campaign, the parties and politicians shortly after the Federal Parliament election. Topics: judgement on the aptitude of Kiesinger as federal chancellor and on the success of the foreign policy of the FRG in the last few years; attitude to the Oder-Neisse Line and to recognition of the GDR; judgement on the achievements of the Federal Government, the parties and the most important politicians (scale); most important tasks of the future government; familiarity of election slogans and assignment of the slogans to parties; attendance at election meetings; judgement on the election campaign; sources of political information; media usage and paying attention to news broadcasts as well as advertising broadcasts of the parties on television; attitude to co-determination; personal election participation; time of personal voting decision; personal change in party voted for from 1965 to 1969; splitting; voting decision of spouse; time of information about the election result; party preference; importance of areas of life; self-assessment of vertical mobility; going to the movies; religiousness; membership in a trade union; satisfaction with the economic situation; general contentment with life; judgement on price development; intelligence test (short form). Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; religious denomination; school education; occupation; employment; income; size of household; head of household; city size; state; refugee status. Interviewer rating: social class and willingness of respondent to cooperate.
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
  • Germany (DE), FRG without West Berlin
UniversePersons 21 years old and older
Analysis Unit Analysis Unit
  • Individual
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
  • Probability: Stratified
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 CollectorGETAS, Institut fuer Motivforschung, Bremen
Date of Collection
  • 09.1969 - 10.1969

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2010-4-13 Version number created automatically (implementation of a uniform versioning policy) (Publication Year unknown)
Errata in current version
Version changes

Further Remarks

NotesThe survey began one day after the Federal Parliament election; see also ZA Study Nos. 0773 to 0783.
Number of Units: 1580
Number of Variables: -
Data Type: Mehrfachlochung
Analysis System(s): -


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Research Data Centre
  • German Federal Election Studies
    The data base consists of one-off surveys, panel surveys, and cumulated surveys. It comprises representative polls for all German federal elections since 1949.
    Further studies are listed under GLES (German Longitudinal Election Study).
  • Studies Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung