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ZA2600: Pre-Election Study on the Federal Parliament Election 1994: Policy and Party Preference

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation Pappi, Franz U.; Berger, Manfred; Jung, Matthias; Roth, Dieter; Gibowski, Wolfgang G.; Kaase, Max; Klingemann, Hans-Dieter; Küchler, Manfred; Semetko, Holli A. (1996): Pre-Election Study on the Federal Parliament Election 1994: Policy and Party Preference. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA2600 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA2600
TitlePre-Election Study on the Federal Parliament Election 1994: Policy and Party Preference
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, (Publication Year 1996)
Date of Collection10.1994 - 10.1994
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Pappi, Franz U. - Mannheimer Zentrum für Europäische Sozialforschung, Mannheim
  • Berger, Manfred - Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim
  • Jung, Matthias - Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim
  • Roth, Dieter - Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim
  • Gibowski, Wolfgang G. - Bundespresseamt, Bonn
  • Kaase, Max - Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin
  • Klingemann, Hans-Dieter - Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin
  • Küchler, Manfred - Hunter College New York
  • Semetko, Holli A. - Syracuse University


AbstractJudgement on parties and Federal Government. Attitude to political controversies. Topics: Satisfaction with the current Federal Government; future government led by SPD and CDU/CSU as prerequisite for positive effects on economic development; preferred party (pair comparison); attitude to speed limit, the so-called ´large bugging operation´, job creation programs and assumed ability of the parties in these controversies; assessment of the probability of taking seats in the Federal Parliamentby the FDP, Alliance 90/Greens and PDS; coalition preference; intent to participate in the election; party preference and voting intent (first and second votes); residential status; presence at home in the last four days; possession of a telephone and type of telephone connection (double connection); number of telephone numbers in household; connection of fax and modem for PC; ISDN connection; inclusion of telephone number in telephone book; union membership; employment in the civil service.
Categories Categories
  • Political Attitudes and Behavior
Topics Topics
  • 6.2 Crime
  • 11.5 Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
  • 11.6 Government, political systems and organisation
  • 11.7 Elections
  • 17.5 Economic policy


Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
UniversePersons of German citizenship 18 years old and older
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 CollectorInfratest Sozialforschung, Muenchen
Date of Collection
  • 10.1994

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 study is part of an omnibus survey.
Number of Units: 2391
Number of Variables: 101
Data Type: -
Analysis System(s): SPSS, Stata


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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).