Multi-Level-Panel 2009

Multi-Level-Panel 2009

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ZA5304 Version 2.1.0Multi-Level-Panel 2009
Concept and goalThe Multi-Level Panel is an online panel survey conducted on the occasion of the “Superwahljahr 2009”, in which the federal election, the European Parliament election and the state elections of Brandenburg, the Saarland, Saxony, Schleswig-Holstein, and Thuringia took place. 500 People in each of the five states with state elections, as well as a control-group of respondents from states without state elections where interviewed in three waves. The survey periods were based on the respective federal, European, and state elections. The Multi-Level panel aims to capture the voting behaviour in the German multi-level-system. The panel design for the investigation of intra-individual change in political attitudes and behaviour in the context of the 2009 federal, European, and state elections taking place.
ContentVote intention and vote decision on European, federal, and state level, political involvement, political attitudes, problem perception, evaluation of political actors, EU issues, political knowledge, political media use, sociodemography, personality
Date of collection and number of unitsWave 1: 27.05.09 – 22.06.09N = 3,662
Wave 2: 21.08.09 – 31.08.09N = 2,641
Wave 3: 18.09.09 – 27.09.09N = 1,829
Linkage with other GLES studiesOnline-Tracking T2: Mulitlevel elections, 2009
Long-Term Media content analysis
Long-term online tracking for the state election
Mode of collectionWeb-based interviews (CAWI)
Target populationGerman citizens eligible to vote in the German Bundestag elections with access to the Internet
Sampling ProcedureQuota selection from the opt-in inline access panel operated by Respondi AG
Duration of interviewapprox. 30 minutes per wave