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

Variable V37: Probable coalition 1

Literal Question


The possible coalitions depend on the coalition statements of the parties and the election result. Which of the listed governments do you think is a probable result of the Bundestag elections on 16th October?

(Interviewer: hand list 89 to respondent! Allow only one, at the most two answers)

1 A -- coalition of CDU/CSU and FDP
2 B -- coalition of SPD and Bündnis 90/Die Grünen, individual majority
3 C -- coalition of SPD and Bündnis 90/Die Grünen, toleration by the PDS
4 D -- coalition of SPD and FDP
5 E -- coalition of SPD, FDP and Bündnis 90/Die Grünen ('Ampel')
6 F -- coalition of CDU/CSU and SPD (grand coalition)
7 G -- a CDU/CSU government
8 don't know
9 NA

German Question Text

Values Categories N
1 A Koalition aus CDU-CSU und FDP 1122
2 B Koal. SPD und Bndnis 90-Grne 380
3 C SPD und Bndnis 90-Grne, PDS-Duld 91
4 D Koaltion aus SPD und FDP 41
5 E SPD und FDP und Bndnis 90-Grne 43
6 F Koalition aus CDU-CSU und SPD 333
7 G Alleinregierung der CDU-CSU 179
8 Weiá nicht 195
9 KA 7

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 2189
Missing cases 202
This variable is numeric


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