GLES Candidate Campaign Survey 2013

GLES Candidate Campaign Survey 2013

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ZA5716 Version 3.0.0Candidate Campaign Survey 2013, Survey and Electoral/Structural Data
Concept and goalThe GLES Candidate Campaign Survey is a full survey of all direct and list candidates for the 2013 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 collection16.10.2013 - 10.01.2014
Linkage with other GLES studiesGLES Cross-Section 2013
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 = 1,137
Duration of interview25 minutes