Short-term Campaign Panel 2013-2017

Short-term Campaign Panel 2013-2017

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ZA6827 Version 1.0.0Short-term Campaign Panel 2013-2017
Concept and goalThe Campaign Panel 2013-2017 is a repeat survey of internet-users entitled to vote. The respondents were interviewed at short intervals during the campaign and immediately after the 2013 and 2017 federal election. In addition, one wave was conducted in each fall of 2014, 2015 and 2016. This cumulation includes all respondents, who participated in both the 2013 election campaign panel and the 2017 election campaign panel.
The Campaign Panel allows for an analysis of changes in individuals' political attitudes and political behaviour over the course of an election campaign and between the 2013 and 2017 federal elections.
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, personality, voting behaviour in state elections
Date of collection and number of unitsWave 1: 20.06.13 – 07.07.13N = 2,725
Wave 2: 18.07.13 – 28.07.13N = 2,628
Wave 3: 01.08.13 – 11.08.13N = 2,614
Wave 4: 15.08.13 – 25.08.13N = 2,623
Wave 5: 02.09.13 – 12.09.13N = 2,607
Wave 6: 16.09.13 – 21.09.13N = 2,548
Wave 7: 24.09.13 – 04.10.13N = 2,619
Wave 8: 14.10.14 – 28.10.14N = 2,371
Wave 9: 01.10.15 – 23.10.15N = 2,417
Wave 10: 06.10.16 – 10.11.16N = 2,277
Wave 11: 16.02.17 – 03.03.17N = 2,350
Wave 12: 11.05.17 – 23.05.17N = 2,122
Wave 13: 06.07.17 – 17.07.17N = 2,049
Wave 14: 17.08.17 – 28.08.17N = 2,062
Wave 15: 04.09.17 – 13.09.17N = 2,031
Wave 16: 18.09.17 – 23.09.17N = 1,872
Wave 17: 27.09.17 – 09.10.17N = 2,024
Wave 18: 15.03.18 – 26.03.18N = 1,933
Linkage with other GLES studiesCampaign Media Content Analysis 2013, Print Media & TV
Campaign Media Content Analysis 2017, Print Media & TV
Mode of collectionWeb-based interviews (CAWI)
Target populationGerman citizens eligible to vote with access to the Internet
Sampling ProcedureRespondants, who took part both the 2013 election campaign panel and the 2017 election campaign panel (Quota sampling of the frame population of the Online-Access-Panel Respondi)
Duration of interviewWave 1-7, 10-17: Approx. 20 to 25 minutes per wave
Wave 8-9: Approx. 10 to 15 minutes per wave