GLES-Rolling Cross-Section 2017

GLES-Rolling Cross-Section 2017

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ZA6803 Version 4.0.1Rolling Cross-Section Campaign Survey with Post-election Panel Wave 2017
Concept and goalThe GLES Rolling Cross-Section is a survey conducted in the form of a rolling cross-section prior to the 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-election: 24.07.2017 – 23.09.2017
Post-election: 25.09.2017 – 12.11.2017
Linkage with other GLES studiesCampaign Media Content Analysis 2017, Print Media & TV
Mode of collectionComputer Assisted Telephone Interview (CATI)
Target populationGerman-speaking population eligible to vote living in private households with a landline or mobile telephone.
Sampling ProcedureMultistage random sampling based on the ADM-design (Gabler-Häder-model for telephone samples)
Number of unitsPre-election: N = 7,650
Post-election: N = 4,244
Duration of interviewPre-election: 30 minutes
Post-election: 20 minutes