Wahlstudien

Data produced by the German Longitudinal Election Study

On this page you can get an overview about GLES data. For further information about the individual components and the background of the GLES please visit the website of the GLES.

Published data so far:

Component 1: Pre- and post-election Cross-section

Component 1: Pre- and post-election Cross-section

Data and documation of the Pre- and post-election Cross-section are available in German and English.

For information about this component please visit the website of GLES.

Pre- and post-election Cross-Section 2013

ZA5700 Pre-election Cross-section Download
Version 2.0.0, 07/17/2014
Date of collection: 07/29-09/21/2013
ZA5701 Post-election Cross-section Download
Version 2.0.0, 06/12/2014
Date of collection: 09/23-12/23/2013
ZA5702 Pre- and post-election Cross-section (cumulation) Download
Version 2.0.0, 10/29/2014
Date of collection: 07/23-12/23/2013

 

Pre- and post-election Cross-Section 2009

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ZA5300 Pre-election Cross-section Download
Version 5.0.0, 12/06/2011
Date of collection: 08/10-09/26/2009
ZA5301 Post-election Cross-section Download
Version 4.0.0, 12/062011
Date of collection: 09/28-11/23/2009
ZA5302 Pre- and post-election Cross-section (cumulation) Download
Version 5.0.0, 12/06/2011
Date of collection pre: 08/10-09/26/2009
Date of collection post: 09/28-11/23/2009

 

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Component 2: Rolling Cross Section Campaign Survey

Component 2: Rolling Cross Section Campaign Survey

Data and documation of the Rolling Cross Section Campaign Survey with Post-election Panel Wave is available in German and English.

For information about this component please visit the website of GLES.

Rolling Cross Section Campaign Survey 2013

ZA5703 Rolling Cross Section Campaign Survey with Post-election Panel Wave Download
Version 2.0.0, 04/17/2013
Date of collection pre: 07/08-09/21/2013
Date of collection post: 09/23-11/01/2013

 

Rolling Cross Section Campaign Survey 2009

ZA5303 Rolling Cross Section Campaign Survey with Post-election Panel Wave Download
Version 6.0.0, 04/17/2013
Date of collection pre: 07/29-09/26/2009
Date of collection post: 09/28-10/26/2009

 

Help Files

  • Coding of the missing values to stata format (RCS 2013)
    Stata Do-File: German, English
  • Recoding of the Missing Values of the RCS of the GLES 2009
    SPSS Syntax: German, English; Stata Do-File: German, English

Component 3: Short-term Campaign Panel

Component 3: Short-term Campaign Panel

For information about this component please visit the website of GLES.

Short-term Campaign Panel 2013

The WKP 2013 was supplemented with control groups at waves 3, 5 and 7.

ZA5753 Short-term Campaign Panel 2013 Download
Version 2.0.0, 06/03/2014
Date of collection: 06/20-10/04/2013
ZA5753 Control Group I (to Panel Wave 3) Download
Version 2.0.0, 06/03/2014
Date of collection: 08/01-08/11/2013
ZA5754 Control Group II (to Panel Wave 5) Download
Version 2.0.0, 06/03/2014
Date of collection: 09/02-09/12/2013
ZA5755 Control Group III (to Panel Wave 7) Download
Version 2.0.0, 06/03/2014
Date of collection: 09/24-10/03/2013

 

Repeatedly questioned respondents of the Short-term Campaign Panel 2009 and 2013

Some respondents were surveyed in the Short-term Campaign Panel 2009 and the Short-term Campaign Panel 2013.

ZA5757 Repeatedly questioned respondents of the Short-term Campaign Panel 2009 and 2013 Download
Version 1.0.0, 08/18/2014
Date of collection: 07/10/2009-04/10/2013

 

Short-term Campaign Panel 2009

Data and documation of the Short-term Campaign Panel is available in German and English.

ZA5305 Short-term Campaign Panel Download
Version 4.0.0, 09/18/2013
Date of collection: 07/10-10/01/2009

 

Help Files

  • Coding of the missing values to stata format (WKP 2013, ZA5704)
    Stata Do-File: German
  • Coding of the missing values to stata format (Control Group I, ZA5753)
    Stata Do-File: German
  • Coding of the missing values to stata format (Control Group II, ZA5754)
    Stata Do-File: German
  • Coding of the missing values to stata format (Control Group III, ZA5755)
    Stata Do-File: German

Component 4: Campaign Media Content Analysis

Component 4: Campaign Media Content Analysis

For information about this component please visit the website of GLES.

ZA5306 Campaign Media Content Analysis: TV Download
Version 1.1.0, 07/20/2012
Date of collection: 06/28-09/26/2009
ZA5307 Campaign Media Content Analysis: Printmedia Download
Version 1.0.0, 05/10/2010 
Date of collection: 06/28-09/26/2009

Component 5: TV Debate Analysis

Component 5: TV Debate Analysis

For information about this component please visit the website of GLES.

TV Debate Analysis 2013

ZA5709 Survey Download
Version 1.0.0, 06/13/2014
Date of collection: 09/01-10/23/2013
ZA5310 Content Analysis TV Debate Download
Version 1.0.0, 06/13/2014
Date of collection: 09/01/2013
ZA5711 Real-Time-Response Data (Dial) Download
Version 1.0.0, 06/13/2014
Date of collection: 09/01/2013
ZA5312 Real-Time-Response Data (Push Button) Download
Version 1.0.0, 06/13/2014
Date of collection: 09/01/2013

TV Debate Analysis 2009

ZA5309 Survey Download
Version 2.0.0, 03/18/2011
Date of collection: 09/13-10/12/2009
ZA5310 Real-Time-Response Data Download
Version 1.1.0, 03/18/2011
Date of collection: 09/13/2009
ZA5311 Content Analysis TV Debate Download
Version 1.0.0, 12/16/2010
Date of collection: 09/13/2009
ZA5312 Content Analyses Regional Newspapers (Articles) Download
Version 1.0.0, 03/18/2011
Date of collection: 08/31-09/19/2009
ZA5313 Content Analyses Regional Newspapers (Statements Chancellor Candidates) Download
Version 1.0.0, 03/18/2011
Date of collection: 08/31-09/19/2009
ZA5314 Content Analyses Regional Newspapers (Statements TV Debate) Download
Version 1.0.0, 03/18/2011
Date of collection: 08/31-09/19/2009
ZA5315 Content Analyses Special Broadcast (Statements Chancellor Candidates) Download
Version 1.0.0, 03/18/2011
Date of collection: 09/13/2009
ZA5316 Content Analyses Special Broadcast (Statements TV Debate) Download
Version 1.0.0, 03/18/2011
Date of collection: 09/13/2009

Component 6: Candidate Campaign Survey

Component 6: Candidate Campaign Survey

For information about this component please visit the website of GLES.

Candidate Campaign Survey 2013

ZA5716 Candidate Campaign Survey 2013, Survey and Electoral/Structural Data Link to DBK
Version 3.0.0, 09/09/2014
Date of collection: 10/16/2013-01/10/2014

 

Candidate Campaign Survey 2009

ZA5318 Candidate Campaign Survey, Survey and Structural Data Link to DBK
Version 1.0.0, 04/28/2011
Date of collection: 11/04/2009-05/10/2010
ZA5319 Candidate Campaign Survey, Survey Link to DBK
Version 1.0.0, 04/28/2011
Date of collection: 11/04/2009-05/10/2010

Component 7: Long-term Panel

Component 7: Long-term Panel

Data and documation of the Long-term Panel 2002-2005-2009 are available in German and English.

For information about this component please visit the website of GLES.

ZA5320 Long-term Panel 2002-2005-2009 Download
Version 1.1.0, 05/23/2011
Date of collection
Vw 2002: 08/12-09/21/2002
Nw 2002: 10/01-11/08/2002
Vw 2005: 08/04-09/16/2005
Nw 2005: 09/19-11/09/2005
Vw 2009: 08/06-09/25/2009
Nw 2009: 10/02-12/14/2009
ZA5321 Long-term Panel 2005-2009-2013 Download
Version 1.0.0, 02/07/2012
Date of collection
2005: 23.09.-13.10.2005
Mid-term Panel 2007: Autumn 2007 - Spring 2009
2009: 02.10.-14.12.2009
Panel maintenance 2011: 01/04-03/18/2011 (phone), 05/10-10/21/2011 (mail)
ZA5322 Long-term Panel 2009-2013-2017 Download
Version 1.0.0, 10/22/2014
Date of collection: 08/10/2009-12/11/2013

Component 8: Long-term Online Tracking

Component 8: Long-term Online Tracking

For information about this component please visit the website of GLES.

ZA5725 Long-term Online Tracking, T25: Psychological constructs Download
Version 1.0.0, 10/15/2014
Date of Collection: 08/29-09/13/2014
ZA5724 Long-term Online Tracking, T24: Europe and european parliament election Download
Version 1.0.0, 07/08/2014
Date of Collection: 05/09-05/23/2014
ZA5723 Long-term Online Tracking, T23: Economic situation and political knowledge Download
Version 1.0.0, 04/03/2014
Date of Collection: 02/21-03/07/2014
ZA5722 Long-term Online Tracking, T22: Coalitions and psychological constructs Download
Version 2.0.0, 08/21/2014
Date of Collection: 11/29-12/13-2013
ZA5721 Long-term Online Tracking, T21: Political attitude and behavior Download
Version 3.0.0, 08/21/2014
Date of Collection: 09/06-09/21/2013
ZA5720 Long-term Online Tracking, T20: Positional issue and Europe Download
Version 2.0.0, 08/21/2014
Date of Collection: 05/24-06/08/2013
ZA5719 Long-term Online Tracking, T19: EU-crisis and political partizipation Download
Version 2.0.0, 08/21/2014
Date of Collection: 01/04-01/19/2013
ZA5351 Long-term Online Tracking, T18: Networks, psychological constructs and coalitions Download
Version 2.0.0, 08/21/2014
Date of Collection: 09/17-10/01/2012
ZA5350 Long-term Online Tracking, T17: Economic Situation and Multi Level Voting Download
Version 1.1.0, 04/24/2014
Date of Collection: 05/02/-05/15/2012
ZA5357 Long-term Online Tracking, Cumulation (T6, T8-T16) Download
Version 1.0.0, 07/10/2012
ZA5349 Long-term Online Tracking, T16: Positional issue Download
Version 1.0.0, 01/19/2012
Date of collection: 12/08-12/18/2011
ZA5348 Long-term Online Tracking, T15: Psychological Constructs/Follow-up survey of dropouts Download
Version 1.0.0, 12/06/2011
Date of collection: 08/24-09/03/2011
Follow-up survey: 09/05-09/14/2011
ZA5347 Long-term Online Tracking, T14: Multi Level Voting/Follow-up survey of dropouts Download
Version 1.0.0, 07/28/2011
Date of collection: 05/23-06/03/2011
Follow-up survey: 06/03-06/13/2011
ZA5346 Long-term Online Tracking, T13: Economic Situation/Follow-up survey of dropouts Download
Version 1.0.0, 05/09/2011
Date of collection: 03/09-03/19/2011
Follow-up survey: 03/21-03/30/2011
ZA5345 Long-term Online Tracking, T12: Positional issue/Follow-up survey of dropouts Download
Version 1.0.0, 02/28/2011
Date of collection: 12/09-12/19/2010
Follow-up survey: 12/20-12/30/2010
ZA5344 Long-term Online Tracking, T11: Psychological Constructs Download
Version 1.0.0, 02/28/2011
Date of collection: 09/16-09/26/2010
ZA5343 Long-term Online Tracking, T10: Multi Level Voting Download
Version 1.0.0, 11/18/2010
Date of collection: 06/24-07/05/2010
ZA5342 Long-term Online Tracking, T9: Economic Situation Download
Version 1.0.0, 09/17/2010
Date of collection: 04/15-04/23/2010
ZA5341 Long-term Online Tracking, T8: Post Election and networks Download
Version 1.1.0, 02/28/2011
Date of collection: 12/10-12/20/2009
ZA5340 Long-term Online Tracking, T7: Post Election Download
Version 3.0.0, 01/24/2011
Date of collection: 09/29-10/08/2009
ZA5339 Pre-election Online Tracking, T6: Election Campaign Download
Version 2.0.0, 07/12/2010
Date of collection: 09/18-09/27/2009
ZA5338 Pre-election Online Tracking, T5: Scale and order experiment Download
Version 3.0.0, 01/04/2011
Date of collection: 08/24-09/01/2009
ZA5337 Pre-election Online Tracking, T4: Coalitions Download
Version 3.0.0, 02/28/2011
Date of collection: 07/31-08/11/2009
ZA5336 Pre-election Online Tracking, T3: Economic Situation Download
Version 4.0.0, 02/28/2011
Date of collection: 07/03-07/13/2009
ZA5335 Pre-election Online Tracking, T2: Multi Level Voting Download
Version 4.0.0, 09/21/2011
Date of collection: 05/27-06/05/2009
ZA5334 Pre-election Online Tracking, T1: Basic Test Download
Version 3.0.0, 07/13/2011
Date of collection: 04/30-05/05/2009

Component 8: State Elections

Component 8: State Elections

For information about this component please visit the website of GLES.

ZA5740 State Election Thuringia 2014 Download
Version 1.0.0, 10/20/2014
Date of collection: 08/29-09/13/2014
ZA5739 State Election Brandenburg 2014 Download
Version 1.0.0, 10/14/2014
Date of collection: 08/29-09/13/2014
ZA5738 State Election Saxony 2014 Download
Version 1.0.0, 10/13/2014
Date of collection: 08/15-08/30/2014
ZA5737 State Election Hesse 2013 Download
Version 2.0.0, 08/21/2014
Date of collection: 09/06-09/21/2013
ZA5736 State Election Bavaria 2013 Download
Version 2.0.0, 08/21/2014
Date of collection: 08/30-09/14/2013
ZA5735 State Election Lower Saxony 2013 Download
Version 2.0.0, 08/21/2014
Date of collection: 01/04-01/19/2013
ZA5332 State Election Schleswig-Holstein 2012 Download
Version 1.0.0, 08/08/2013
Date of collection: 04/26-05/05/2012
ZA5333 State Election North Rhine-Westphalia 2012 Download
Version 1.0.0, 08/02/2013
Date of collection: 05/02-05/12/2012
ZA5330 State Election Mecklenburg-West Pomerania 2011 Download
Version 1.0.0, 11/16/2011
Date of collection: 08/24-09/03/2011
ZA5329 State Election Berlin 2011 Download
Version 1.0.0, 11/16/2011
Date of collection: 08/24-09/03/2011
ZA5326 State Election Bremen 2011 Download
Version 1.0.0, 08/17/2011
Date of collection: 05/23-06/03/2011
ZA5331 State Election Hamburg 2011 Download
Version 2.0.0, 08/17/2011
Date of collection: 03/09-03/19/2011
ZA5325 State Election Saxony-Anhalt 2011 Download
Version 2.0.0, 09/09/2011
Date of collection: 03/09-03/19/2011
ZA5327 State Election Rhineland-Palatinate Download
Version 2.0.0, 09/09/2011
Date of collection: 03/09-03/19/2011
ZA5328 State Election Baden-Württemberg 2011 Download
Version 2.0.0, 08/10/2011
Date of collection: 03/09-03/19/2011
ZA5324 State Election North Rhine-Westphalia 2010 Download
Version 2.0.0, 01/09/2013
Date of collection: 04/15-04/26/2010

Component 9: Long-term Media Agenda Analysis

Component 9: Long-term Media Agenda Analysis

Accompanying the online tracking surveys a long-term media agenda analysis is be conducted.

For information about this component please visit the website of GLES.

ZA5323 Long-Term Media Agenda Analysis Download
Version 2.0.0, 19/03/2014
Date of collection: 10/05/2009-12/05/2013

Component Y: Multi Level Panel

Component Y: Multi Level Panel

For information about this component please visit the website of GLES.

ZA5304 Multi Level Panel Download
Version 2.1.0, 10/04/2010
Date of collection: 05/27-09/27/2009