Dataset: Election Study 1994: Politbarometer West 1994 (Trend Investigations)

Variable V223: Which vote decides seats?

Literal Question


In the elections for the Bundestag each voter has two votes. The first vote [Erststimme] for the constituency candidate of a party, and the second vote [Zweitstimme] for a party. What do you think: which vote decides how many seats each party will have in parliament, the first vote
or the second vote?

0 not asked from January to June and September to December
1 first vote
2 second vote
3 both equally
9 NA

German Question Text

Values Categories N
1 die Erststimme 625
2 die Zweitstimme 1092
3 beide gleich 41
0 nicht erhoben 10251
9 KA 238

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 1758
Missing cases 10489
This variable is numeric


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