GLES-Rolling Cross-Section 2013

GLES-Rolling Cross-Section 2013

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ZA5703 Version 2.0.2Rolling Cross-Section Campaign Survey with Post-election Panel Wave 2013
Concept and goalThe GLES Rolling Cross-Section is a survey conducted in the form of a rolling cross-section prior to the 2013 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: 08.07.2013 – 21.09.2013
Post-election: 23.09.2013 – 03.11.2013
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 = 7,882
Post-election: N = 5,353
Duration of interviewPre-election: 30 minutes
Post-election: 20 minutes