GLES Candidate Campaign Survey 2009

GLES Candidate Campaign Survey 2009

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ZA5318 Version 2.0.0Candidate Campaign Survey, Survey and Structural Data 2009
ZA5319 Version 2.0.0Candidate Campaign Survey, Survey 2009
Concept and goalThe GLES Candidate Campaign Survey is a full survey of all direct and list candidates for the 2009 federal election. The candidate survey can be used to compare the voters’ and candidates’ preferences, and to analyse the impact of local campaigning on voting behaviour.
ContentPersonal background of respondents, recruitment and selection, political activities during the election campaign, attitudes and policy positions, aggregate characteristics of constituencies and federal states from official statistics
Date of collection04.11.2009 - 10.05.2010
Linkage with other GLES studiesGLES Cross-Section 2009
Associated studiesComparative Candidates Survey (CCS)
Mode of collectionPostal survey (PAPI) with the option of answering an identical online-questionnaire (CAWI)
Target populationCandidates of political parties which were represented in the German Bundestag before the federal election as well as candidates of political parties that are likely to be represented in the next parliament
Sampling ProcedureFull survey
Number of unitsN = 790
Duration of interview25 minutes