Dataset: Election Study 1980 (Data Pool)

Variable M100.1: Q.37(1) WHY STRAUSS 1

Literal Question

Q.37. AND WHY DO YOU PREFER FRANZ-JOSEF STRAUSS?

Q.37(1). REASONS FOR PREFERING STRAUSS: FIRST MENTION
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THREE MENTIONS CODED, MULTIPLE CODES

REFERENCE TO PERSONAL QUALITIES


01. GENERAL, UNSPECIFIED LIKING; FOR EXAMPLE,
ATTRACTIVE, LIKE HIM, LIKE HIS STYLE, LIKE HIS TYPE
02. CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS AS, FOR EXAMPLE, (MORE)
HONEST, UPRIGHT, OPEN, CLEAR, TRUST INSPIRING,
DOWN-TO-EARTH, TRUSTWORTHY, SUPERIOR, OBJECTIVE,
CALM, THOUGHTFUL, FAIR, BETTER CHARACTER, BETTER
PERSONALITY, GOOD PERSON

REFERENCE TO ACTIONS AND BEHAVIOR AS A POLITICIAN

10. GOAL-ORIENTED, DYNAMIC, ENERGETIC, PRAGMATIC,
CAPABLE
11. POISED, INSPIRING
12. CONVINCING, APPEARS (MORE) CONVINCING
13. REPRESENTS HIS POINT OF VIEW, STRONG, UNYIELDING,
INDEPENDENT
14. CAN SPEAK WELL, DOES NOT TALK MUCH NONSENSE
15. HAS ELAN, BETTER LEADER, LEADERSHIP QUALITIES, MORE
INITIATIVE
16. INTELLIGENT, INTELLECTUAL
17. STRATEGIC MIND, PLANS AHEAD
18. BETTER THAN OTHERS, MORE COMPETENT
19. OTHER REPONSES WITH RESPECT TO ACTIONS AND BEHAVIOR
AS A POLITICIAN; NOT HEARD OF ANY DISADVANTAGES YET

POLITICAL REFERENCE

20. HAS BETTER CAPABILITIES, BETTER VIEWS, GOOD
ARGUMENTS, IS BETTER POLITICALLY, MAKES STRONGER
POLITICAL PRONOUNCEMENTS, HAS PROVED HIMSELF, CAN
GOVERN BETTER, HAS FORESIGHT, BETTER CANDIDATE,
BETTER MAN
21. HAS GOVERNMENT EXPERIENCE, CONTINUES PAST POLICIES,
HAS SHOWN HIS METTLE, HIS QUALITIES ARE KNOWN, AM
SATISFIED WITH HIS POLICIES
22. IS RESPECTED, POPULAR ABROAD/INTERNATIONALLY
23. THINGS SHOULD STAY AS THEY ARE, THERE IS NO BETTER
ONE, REASONS FOR COMPLAINING, HAS BEEN LEADING FRG
FOR 10 YEARS, HAS CUT A GOOD FIGURE
24. HAS THINGS WELL IN HAND, HAS PROVEN HIS COMPETENCE
25. BETTER PROGRAM
26. IS A STATESMAN
27. AFTER 10 YEARS IT IS TIME FOR A CHANGE
28. IS POWERFUL, HAS A STRONG POWERBASE
29. OTHER RESPONSES WITH POLITICAL REFERENCE


SPECIFIC POLITICAL AREAS: DOMESTIC ISSUES

30. ECONOMIC POLICY, ESPECIALLY QUALIFIED FOR ECONOMIC
QUESTIONS AND PROBLEMS
31. FINANCE POLICIES, IS A FINANCIAL WIZARD, IS MORE
COMPETENT WITH MONEY, INFLATION
32. PUBLIC DEBT, CUTBACKS
33. TAX RELIEF
34. DOES SOMETHING ABOUT REDUCING UNEMPLOYMENT
35. SOCIAL POLICIES, PENSIONS
36. FOR LAW AND ORDER, CREATES ORDER, NO MORE UNREST
37. POLICIES WITH REGARD TO GDR, GERMAN-GERMAN
RELATIONS, RELATIONS WITH THE GDR
38. REPRESENTS NATIONAL INTERESTS
39. OTHER RESPONSES WITH REFERENCE TO SPECIFIC DOMESTIC
POLICIES

PARTICULAR POLICY AREAS: FOREIGN RELATIONS

40. EUROPEAN POLICY
41. USA, SECURING THE WESTERN ALLIANCE
42. "OSTPOLITIK"
43. FOREIGN POLICY, HAS CONTRIBUTED TO GOOD NAME IN THE
WORLD, BETTER OPPORTUNITIES ABROAD
44. GUARANTEES PEACE
49. OTHER MENTIONS

SPECIFIC PARTISAN POLITICAL REFERENCES OR GROUP REFERENCES

50. SHARES MY OPINIONS, REPRESENTS MY INTERESTS,
REPRESENTS MY POLITICAL OPINION
51. BELONGS TO MY POLITICAL DIRECTION, TO MY PARTY
52. IS THE CANDIDATE OF THE CDU/CSU, IS A REAL CDU/CSU
MAN
53. THE SPD OR SPD/FDP DOES NOT HAVE ANYONE BETTER
54. THE CDU/CSU HAS BETTER PEOPLE, HAS THE BETTER TEAM
55. DOES A LOT FOR WORKERS, EMPLOYEES
56. DOES A LOT FOR ENTREPRENEURS, HAS BETTER CONTACTS
TO INDUSTRY
57. KNOWS THE PEOPLE, IS A MAN FOR THE PEOPLE, THINKS
ABOUT THE COMMON MAN
58. REASONS WITH REGIONAL REFERENCES, IS A BAVARIAN, IS
A HAMBURGER
59. OTHER RESPONSES WITH PARTISAN OR GROUP REFERENCES

NEGATIVE REFERENCE TO OPPOSING CANDIDATE


60. CAN'T BE WORSE THAN < OPPOSING CANDIDATE>
61. WITH < PREFERRED CANDIDATE> YOU KNOW WHERE YOU ARE,
WITH < OPPOSING CANDIDATE> YOU DON'T
62. DOESN'T TALK AS MUCH NONSENSE AS < OPPOSING
CANDIDATE>
63. IS BETTER THAN < OPPOSING CANDIDATE>
64. IS NOT AS RADICAL (DICTATORIAL) AS ..., IS MORE
COMPOSED, NOT AS IMPULSIVE AS ..., MORE MODERATE
THAN ..., MORE LIBERAL THAN ...
65. ... IS THE LESSER EVIL, I PREFER ... TO ..., ... IS
LESS DANGEROUS
66. ... HAS MORE FRIENDS THAN ...
67. SCHMIDT HAS NOT KEPT HIS PROMISES, OTHER REFERENCES
SPECIFICALLY TO SCHMIDT
68. STRAUSS IS TOO OLD, OTHER SPECIFIC REFERENCES TO
STRAUSS
69. OTHER IDIOSYNCRATIC RESPONSES, E.G., I CHANGE MY
COURSE WITH THE WIND

00. INAP., ASKED ONLY IN SEPTEMBER; NO SECOND, THIRD
RESPONSE
99. DK, REFUSED, NA
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German Question Text

Values Categories N
1 ALLGEMEINE SYMPATHIE 22
 5.5%
2 CHARAKTERBESCHREIB 78
 19.4%
10 ZIELBEWUßT 34
 8.5%
11 AUSSTRAHLUNG 1
 0.2%
12 ÜBERZEUGEND 1
 0.2%
13 KONSEQUENT 31
 7.7%
14 KANN GUT REDEN 3
 0.7%
15 HAT SCHWUNG 6
 1.5%
16 INTELLIGENT 15
 3.7%
17 STRATEGE 3
 0.7%
18 SACHKENNTNIS 5
 1.2%
19 NICHTS NACHTEILIGES 1
 0.2%
20 BESSERE FÄHIGKEITEN 63
 15.7%
21 HAT SICH BEWÄHRT 10
 2.5%
22 IST ANGESEHEN 0
 0.0%
23 GIBT KEINEN BESSEREN 2
 0.5%
24 UNTER BEWEIS 0
 0.0%
25 BESSERES PROGRAMM 3
 0.7%
26 IST EIN STAATSMANN 0
 0.0%
27 BRAUCHT ÄNDERUNG 4
 1.0%
28 GROßE HAUSMACHT 1
 0.2%
29 ALLGEMEINE NENN 6
 1.5%
30 WIRTSCHAFTSPOLITIK 6
 1.5%
31 FINANZPOLITIK 4
 1.0%
32 STAATSVERSCHULDUNG 5
 1.2%
33 STEUERERLEICHTER 0
 0.0%
34 GEGEN ARBEITSLOSIGK 1
 0.2%
35 SOZIALPOLITIK 1
 0.2%
36 MACHT ORDNUNG 15
 3.7%
37 BEZUG ZUR DDR 2
 0.5%
38 NATIONALE INTERESSEN 1
 0.2%
39 INNENPOLITIK ALLG 3
 0.7%
40 EUROPAPOLITIK 0
 0.0%
41 AMERIKA 3
 0.7%
42 OSTPOLITIK 6
 1.5%
43 AUßENPOLITIK 1
 0.2%
44 FRIEDENSGARANT 1
 0.2%
49 SONSTIGES 0
 0.0%
50 HAT MEINE MEINUNG 4
 1.0%
51 MEINE RICHTUNG 18
 4.5%
52 ECHTER PARTEIMANN 9
 2.2%
53 HAT KEINEN BESSEREN 1
 0.2%
54 BESSERE MANNSCHAFT 1
 0.2%
55 FÜR ARBEITNEHMER 0
 0.0%
56 INDUSTRIEKONTAKTE 1
 0.2%
57 KENNT DAS VOLK 3
 0.7%
58 LANDSMANNSCHAFTL 1
 0.2%
59 SONSTIGES 3
 0.7%
60 NICHT SCHLECHTER 0
 0.0%
61 WEIß, WORAN MAN IST 0
 0.0%
62 NICHT SOVIEL DUMMES 0
 0.0%
63 BESSER ALS .. 16
 4.0%
64 NICHT SO RADIKAL 3
 0.7%
65 KLEINERES ÜBEL 1
 0.2%
66 MEHR FREUNDE 0
 0.0%
67 SCHMIDT HIELT NICHT 3
 0.7%
68 STRAUß ZU ALT 0
 0.0%
69 OHNE SACHBEZUG 0
 0.0%
0 TNZ 11576
99 WEIß NICHT 8

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 402
Missing cases 11584
This variable is numeric

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