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ZA4991: Federal Parliament Election 2005 Campaign Dynamics - Pre- and Post-Election Study

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  • ZA4991.dta (Dataset Stata) 2 MBytes
  • ZA4991.por (Dataset SPSS Portable) 3 MBytes
  • ZA4991.sav (Dataset SPSS) 2 MBytes


  • ZA4991_fb.pdf (Questionnaire) 169 KBytes


  • ZA4991_cod.pdf (Codebook) 609 KBytes

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  • ZA4991_b.pdf (Report) 407 KBytes
  • ZA4991_mb.pdf (Method Report) 235 KBytes
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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation Schmitt-Beck, Rüdiger; Faas, Torsten (2009): Federal Parliament Election 2005 Campaign Dynamics - Pre- and Post-Election Study. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA4991 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA4991
TitleFederal Parliament Election 2005 Campaign Dynamics - Pre- and Post-Election Study
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, (Publication Year 2009)
Date of Collection08.08.2005 - 25.10.2005
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Schmitt-Beck, Rüdiger - Institut für Politikwissenschaft, Universität Duisburg-Essen
  • Faas, Torsten - Institut für Politikwissenschaft, Universität Duisburg-Essen


Categories Categories
  • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • Political Issues
  • Political Parties, Organizations
Topics Topics
  • 9.2 Mass media
  • 11.5 Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
  • 11.6 Government, political systems and organisation
  • 11.7 Elections


Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Analysis Unit Analysis Unit
  • Individual
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
  • Probability: Multistage
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
  • Telephone interview: Computer-assisted (CATI)
Time Method Time Method
  • Longitudinal: Panel
Kind of Data Kind of Data
  • Numeric
Date of Collection
  • 08.08.2005 - 25.10.2005

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

Number of Units: 3583
Number of Variables: 372
Analysis System(s): SPSS, Stata


  • Schmitt-Beck, Rüdiger; Faas, Thorsten; Holst Christian: Der Rolling Cross-Section Survey – Ein Instrument zur Analyse dynamischer Prozesse der Einstellungsentwicklung: Bericht zur ersten deutschen RCS-Studie anlässlich der Bundestagswahl 2005. In: ZUMA-Nachrichten, 58, 2006, S. 13-49
  • Holst, Christian: Anlage und Methode der Untersuchung „Kampagnendynamik: Vorwahlstudie zur Bundestagswahl 2005“ für die Universität Duisburg-Essen Institut für Politikwissenschaft Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck von Ipsos GmbH, Mölln. Mölln: IPSOS, Februar 2006
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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).