GLES-Rolling Cross-Section, Kumulation 2009-2017

GLES-Rolling Cross-Section, Cumulation 2009-2017


ZA6834 Version 1.0.0 Rolling Cross-Section Campaign Survey with Post-election Panel Wave, cumulation 2009-2017
Concept and goalThe GLES Rolling Cross-Section is a survey conducted in the form of a rolling cross-section prior to the 2009, 2013 and 2017 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-electionPost-election
200929.07.2009 – 26.09.200928.09.2009 – 26.10.2009
201308.07.2013 – 21.09.201323.09.2013 – 03.11.2013
201724.07.2017 – 23.09.201725.09.2017 – 12.11.2017
Linkage with other GLES studiesCampaign Media Content Analysis, Print Media & TV, cumulation 2009-2017
Associated studies
Mode of collectionComputer Assisted Telephone Interview (CATI)
Target populationGerman-speaking population eligible to vote living in private households with a landline (2009, 2013) or a landline or mobile telephone (2017).
Sampling ProcedureMultistage random sampling based on the ADM-design (Gabler-Häder-model for telephone samples)
Number of unitsPre-election Post-election
2009N = 6,008N = 4,027
2013N = 7,882N = 5,353
2017N = 7,650N = 4,244
Duration of interviewPre-election: 30 minutes
Post-election: 20 minutes