GLES-Rolling Cross-Section 2009

GLES-Rolling Cross-Section 2009

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ZA5303 Version 6.0.2Rolling Cross-Section Campaign Survey with Post-election Panel Wave 2009
Concept and goalThe GLES Rolling Cross-Section is a survey conducted in the form of a rolling cross-section prior to the 2009 Bundestag elections. The RCS allows the analysis of election campaign dynamics on a daily basis. The implementation of a post-election panel wave also makes it possible to investigate intra-individual changes in the course of the campaign.
ContentVote intention and voting decision, political involvement, political attitudes, problem perception, evaluation of political actors, political media use, party contacts, coalition preferences, reception TV debate, sociodemography
Date of collectionPre-election: 29.07.2009 – 26.09.2009
Post-election: 28.09.2009 – 26.10.2009
Linkage with other GLES studiesCampaign Media Content Analysis, Print Media & TV
Mode of collectionComputer Assisted Telephone Interview (CATI)
Target populationGerman-speaking population eligible to vote living in private households with a landline
Sampling ProcedureMultistage random sampling based on the ADM-design (Gabler-Häder-model for telephone samples)
Number of unitsPre-election: N = 6,008
Post-election: N = 4,027
Duration of interviewPre-election: 30 minutes
Post-election: 20 minutes