Survey among the Candidates Standing for Office in the German Federal Election of 2002 (German Candidate Study)
From November 2002 until March 2003, we have conducted a survey among all constituency candidates of the parties currently represented in the Bundestag. 51% of the candidates have been participating in our survey.This candidate study is part of an international comparative research project. Largely identical questionnaires have been used in previous surveys among candidates standing for office in parliamentary elections in Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain and the Netherlands. In each of these countries, a number of questions have also been asked in representative voter surveys.