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


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Judgement 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.

Variable Groups

Document Description

Full Title

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


Name Affiliation Abbreviation

Full Title



Name Affiliation Abbreviation

Study Description

Full Title

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

Identification Number


Authoring Entity

Name Affiliation
F.U. Pappi, Affiliation: Mannheimer Zentrum für Europäische Sozialforschung, Mannheim
in Zusammenarbeit mit: M. Berger, M. Jung, D. Roth, Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim
W.G. Gibowski, Affiliation: Bundespresseamt, Bonn
M. Kaase, H.D. Klingemann, Affiliation: Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin
M. Küchler, Affiliation: Hunter College New York
H.A. Semetko, Affiliation: Syracuse University


Name Affiliation Abbreviation Role

Data Distributor

Name Affiliation Abbreviation
Zentralarchiv für Empirische Sozialforschung an der Universität zu Köln ZA


Name Affiliation Abbreviation

Topic Classification

Political Attitudes and Behavior


Research area: FRG.

Time Method

October 1994

Data Collector

Infratest Sozialforschung, Muenchen

Sampling Procedure

Multi-stage stratified random sample of persons of German citizenship 18 years old and older

Mode of Data Collection

Oral survey with standardized questionnaire

Availability Status


Access Authority

Name Affiliation E-mail address Universal Resource Identifier

Related Materials

ZA2600_fb.pdf (Questionnaire)

Other References Note

Further Remarks

The study is part of an omnibus survey.

Data Files Description

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Type of File

Nesstar 200801


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