NDI: Public attitudes in Georgia, November-December 2019

Public attitudes in Georgia, November-December 2019

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NDI: Public attitudes in Georgia, November-December 2019

Public attitudes in Georgia, November-December 2019

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SETTYPE: Settlement type

Question text: Settlement type

Values:
  • Capital
  • Urban
  • Rural
  • Non-Georgians

ETHNOCODE: Ethnicity

Question text: Ethnicity

Values:
  • Georgian settlements
  • Minority settlements

STRATUM: Stratum

Question text: Stratum

Values:
  • Capital
  • Large urban
  • Small urban
  • Rural
  • Minority settlements

RESPSEX: Respondent's sex

Question text: Respondent's sex

Values:
  • Male
  • Female

AGEGROUP: Respondent's age

Question text: Respondent's age

Values:
  • 18-34
  • 35-54
  • 55+

POLDIRN: Which direction is Georgia going in?

Question text: There are different opinions regarding the direction in which Georgia is going. Using this card, please, rate your answer.

Values:
  • Georgia is definitely going in the wrong direction
  • Georgia is mainly going in the wrong direction
  • Georgia is not changing at all
  • Georgia is going mainly in the right direction
  • Georgia is definitely going in the right direction
  • DK/RA

DEMSPEECH: Democracy means - Freedom of speech/media/hearing different views

Question text: What does democracy mean to you? Please, name up to three things. - Freedom of speech/media / hearing different views

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

DEMLAW: Democracy means - Equality before the law / protection of justice

Question text: What does democracy mean to you? Please, name up to three things. - Equality before the law / protection of justice

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

DEMLIB: Democracy means - The ability to do what you want (Liberty)

Question text: What does democracy mean to you? Please, name up to three things. - The ability to do what you want (Liberty)

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

DEMGOV: Democracy means - Government responding to my concerns

Question text: What does democracy mean to you? Please, name up to three things. - Government responding to my concerns

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

DEMJOBS: Democracy means - Jobs

Question text: What does democracy mean to you? Please, name up to three things. - Jobs

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

DEMRIGHT: Democracy means - Protection/defense of human rights

Question text: What does democracy mean to you? Please, name up to three things. - Protection/defense of human rights

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

DEMINST: Democracy means - Instability

Question text: What does democracy mean to you? Please, name up to three things. - Instability

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

DEMFRELECT: Democracy means - Free and fair elections

Question text: What does democracy mean to you? Please, name up to three things. - Free and fair elections

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

DEMPURCH: Democracy means - Ability to purchase a variety of products

Question text: What does democracy mean to you? Please, name up to three things. - Ability to purchase a variety of products

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

DEMOTHER: Democracy means - Other

Question text: What does democracy mean to you? Please, name up to three things. - Other

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

DEMNOW: Is Georgia a democracy now?

Question text: In your opinion, is Georgia a democracy now?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

RATEGOV4: How would you rate the performance of the current government?

Question text: Using this card, please tell me, how would you rate the performance of the current government?

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

PERFPRMN: How would you rate the performance of prime minister Giorgi Gakharia?

Question text: How would you rate the performance of Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia?

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK/RA

PERFPRSD: How would you rate the performance of president Salome Zourabichvili?

Question text: How would you rate the performance of president Salome Zourabichvili?

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK/RA

PERFSPKR: How would you rate the performance of the speaker of the parliament Archil Talakvadze?

Question text: How would you rate the performance of the speaker of the parliament Archil Talakvadze?

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK/RA

PERMAYOR: How would you rate the performance of the mayor of Tbilisi Kakha Kaladze?

Question text: How would you rate the performance of mayor of Tbilisi Kakha Kaladze?

Note: The question was asked only in Tbilisi

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK/RA

PERFFINM: How would you rate the performance of Ministry of Finance?

Question text: How would you rate the performance of…? Ministry of Finance

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK/RA

PERFIDPLHS: How would you rate the performance of Ministry of IDPs from Occupied Territories, Labor, Health and Social Affairs?

Question text: How would you rate the performance of…? Ministry of IDPs from Occupied Territories, Labor, Health and Social Affairs

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK/RA

PERFREGD: How would you rate the performance of Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure?

Question text: How would you rate the performance of…? Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK/RA

PERFINTAF: How would you rate the performance of Ministry of Internal Affairs?

Question text: How would you rate the performance of…? Ministry of Internal Affairs

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK/RA

PERFJUSTM: How would you rate the performance of Ministry of Justice?

Question text: How would you rate the performance of…? Ministry of Justice

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK/RA

PERFFORAM: How would you rate the performance of Ministry of Foreign Affairs?

Question text: How would you rate the performance of…? Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK/RA

PERFEDSCSP: How would you rate the performance of Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport?

Question text: How would you rate the performance of…? Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK/RA

PERFRECIEQ: How would you rate the performance of Office of the State Minister for Reconciliation and Civic Equality of Georgia?

Question text: How would you rate the performance of…? Office of the State Minister for Reconciliation and Civic Equality of Georgia

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK/RA

PERFMODM: How would you rate the performance of Ministry of Defense?

Question text: How would you rate the performance of…? Ministry of Defense

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK/RA

PERFECONM: How would you rate the performance of Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development?

Question text: How would you rate the performance of…? Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK/RA

PERFEAGRICM: How would you rate the performance of Ministry of Environment Protection and Agriculture?

Question text: How would you rate the performance of…? Ministry of Environment Protection and Agriculture

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK/RA

PERFPARL: How would you rate the performance of the parliament?

Question text: How would you rate the performance of the parliament?

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK/RA

PERFCRTS: How would you rate the performance of the courts?

Question text: How would you rate the performance of the courts?

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK/RA

PERFARMY: How would you rate the performance of Georgian Army?

Question text: How would you rate the performance of Georgian army?

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK/RA

PERFPOLC: How would you rate the performance of Georgian Police?

Question text: How would you rate the performance of Georgian police?

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK/RA

PERFGOC: How would you rate the performance of Georgian Orthodox Church?

Question text: How would you rate the performance of Georgian Orthodox Church?

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

ATTKAKA: Do you have positive or negative attitude? - Kakha Kaladze

Question text: Do you have a positive or negative attitude about the following leaders and political figures? - Kakha Kaladze

Values:
  • Negative
  • Neither positive nor negative
  • Positive
  • Never heard
  • DK/RA

ATTSAZO: Do you have positive or negative attitude? - Salome Zourabichvili

Question text: Do you have a positive or negative attitude about the following leaders and political figures? - Salome Zourabichvili

Values:
  • Negative
  • Neither positive nor negative
  • Positive
  • Never heard
  • DK/RA

ATTARTA: Do you have positive or negative attitude? - Archil Talakvadze

Question text: Do you have a positive or negative attitude about the following leaders and political figures? - Archil Talakvadze

Values:
  • Negative
  • Neither positive nor negative
  • Positive
  • Never heard
  • DK/RA

ATTGIGA: Do you have positive or negative attitude? - Giorgi Gakharia

Question text: Do you have a positive or negative attitude about the following leaders and political figures? - Giorgi Gakharia

Values:
  • Negative
  • Neither positive nor negative
  • Positive
  • Never heard
  • DK/RA

ATTTACH: Do you have positive or negative attitude? - Tamar Chugoshvili

Question text: Do you have a positive or negative attitude about the following leaders and political figures? - Tamar Chugoshvili

Values:
  • Negative
  • Neither positive nor negative
  • Positive
  • Never heard
  • DK/RA

ATTGIVO: Do you have positive or negative attitude? - Gia Volski

Question text: Do you have a positive or negative attitude about the following leaders and political figures? - Gia Volski

Values:
  • Negative
  • Neither positive nor negative
  • Positive
  • Never heard
  • DK/RA

ATTMAMD: Do you have positive or negative attitude? - Mamuka Mdinaradze

Question text: Do you have a positive or negative attitude about the following leaders and political figures? - Mamuka Mdinaradze

Values:
  • Negative
  • Neither positive nor negative
  • Positive
  • Never heard
  • DK/RA

ATTNIME: Do you have positive or negative attitude? - Nika Melia

Question text: Do you have a positive or negative attitude about the following leaders and political figures? - Nika Melia

Values:
  • Negative
  • Neither positive nor negative
  • Positive
  • Never heard
  • DK/RA

ATTGRVA: Do you have positive or negative attitude? - Grigol Vashadze

Question text: Do you have a positive or negative attitude about the following leaders and political figures? - Grigol Vashadze

Values:
  • Negative
  • Neither positive nor negative
  • Positive
  • Never heard
  • DK/RA

ATTSASA: Do you have positive or negative attitude? - Salome Samadashvili

Question text: Do you have a positive or negative attitude about the following leaders and political figures? - Salome Samadashvili

Values:
  • Negative
  • Neither positive nor negative
  • Positive
  • Never heard
  • DK/RA

ATTLEKH: Do you have positive or negative attitude? - Levan Khabeishvili

Question text: Do you have a positive or negative attitude about the following leaders and political figures? - Levan Khabeishvili

Values:
  • Negative
  • Neither positive nor negative
  • Positive
  • Never heard
  • DK/RA

ATTDABA: Do you have positive or negative attitude? - Davit Bakradze

Question text: Do you have a positive or negative attitude about the following leaders and political figures? - Davit Bakradze

Values:
  • Negative
  • Neither positive nor negative
  • Positive
  • Never heard
  • DK/RA

ATTELKH: Do you have positive or negative attitude? - Elene Khoshtaria

Question text: Do you have a positive or negative attitude about the following leaders and political figures? - Elene Khoshtaria

Values:
  • Negative
  • Neither positive nor negative
  • Positive
  • Never heard
  • DK/RA

ATTGIUG: Do you have positive or negative attitude? - Gigi Ugulava

Question text: Do you have a positive or negative attitude about the following leaders and political figures? - Gigi Ugulava

Values:
  • Negative
  • Neither positive nor negative
  • Positive
  • Never heard
  • DK/RA

ATTGITS: Do you have positive or negative attitude? - Gigi Tsereteli

Question text: Do you have a positive or negative attitude about the following leaders and political figures? - Gigi Tsereteli

Values:
  • Negative
  • Neither positive nor negative
  • Positive
  • Never heard
  • DK/RA

ATTEKBE: Do you have positive or negative attitude? - Eka Beselia

Question text: Do you have a positive or negative attitude about the following leaders and political figures? - Eka Beselia

Values:
  • Negative
  • Neither positive nor negative
  • Positive
  • Never heard
  • DK/RA

ATTDAUS: Do you have positive or negative attitude? - Davit Usupashvili

Question text: Do you have a positive or negative attitude about the following leaders and political figures? - Davit Usupashvili

Values:
  • Negative
  • Neither positive nor negative
  • Positive
  • Never heard
  • DK/RA

ATTIRIN: Do you have positive or negative attitude? - Irma Inashvili

Question text: Do you have a positive or negative attitude about the following leaders and political figures? - Irma Inashvili

Values:
  • Negative
  • Neither positive nor negative
  • Positive
  • Never heard
  • DK/RA

ATTZUJA: Do you have positive or negative attitude? - Zurab Japaridze

Question text: Do you have a positive or negative attitude about the following leaders and political figures? - Zurab Japaridze

Values:
  • Negative
  • Neither positive nor negative
  • Positive
  • Never heard
  • DK/RA

ATTSHNA: Do you have positive or negative attitude? - Shalva Natelashvili

Question text: Do you have a positive or negative attitude about the following leaders and political figures? - Shalva Natelashvili

Values:
  • Negative
  • Neither positive nor negative
  • Positive
  • Never heard
  • DK/RA

ATTNIBU: Do you have positive or negative attitude? - Nino Burjanadze

Question text: Do you have a positive or negative attitude about the following leaders and political figures? - Nino Burjanadze

Values:
  • Negative
  • Neither positive nor negative
  • Positive
  • Never heard
  • DK/RA

ATTALES: Do you have positive or negative attitude? - Aleko Elisashvili

Question text: Do you have a positive or negative attitude about the following leaders and political figures? - Aleko Elisashvili

Values:
  • Negative
  • Neither positive nor negative
  • Positive
  • Never heard
  • DK/RA

ATTKHSA: Do you have positive or negative attitude? - Khatuna Samnidze

Question text: Do you have a positive or negative attitude about the following leaders and political figures? - Khatuna Samnidze

Values:
  • Negative
  • Neither positive nor negative
  • Positive
  • Never heard
  • DK/RA

ATTSHSH: Do you have positive or negative attitude? - Shalva Shavgulidze

Question text: Do you have a positive or negative attitude about the following leaders and political figures? - Shalva Shavgulidze

Values:
  • Negative
  • Neither positive nor negative
  • Positive
  • Never heard
  • DK/RA

ATTMISA: Do you have positive or negative attitude? - Mikheil Saakashvili

Question text: Do you have a positive or negative attitude about the following leaders and political figures? - Mikheil Saakashvili

Values:
  • Negative
  • Neither positive nor negative
  • Positive
  • Never heard
  • DK
  • RA

ATTBIIV: Do you have positive or negative attitude? - Bidzina Ivanishvili

Question text: Do you have a positive or negative attitude about the following leaders and political figures? - Bidzina Ivanishvili

Values:
  • Negative
  • Neither positive nor negative
  • Positive
  • Never heard
  • DK
  • RA

ATTGIVA: Do you have positive or negative attitude? - Giorgi Vashadze

Question text: Do you have a positive or negative attitude about the following leaders and political figures? - Giorgi Vashadze (Political Platform - New Georgia)

Values:
  • Negative
  • Neither positive nor negative
  • Positive
  • Never heard
  • DK/RA

PARTYSUPP1: Which party is closest to you? First choice

Question text: Which party is closest to you? First choice

Note: The question was asked only to the half of the respondents.
The question was recoded. Georgian Labor Party, Democratic Movement - United Georgia, Political Platform - New Georgia, Free Georgia, New Political Center - Girchi, Victorius Georgia, For Justice, Georgian Conservative Party, Freedom - Zviad Gamsakhurdia's Way, New Rights, Industry will save Georgia/Industrialists, Tamaz Mechiauri for United Georgia and Unity of Georgian Traditionalists were grouped to 'Other'.

Values:
  • No party
  • Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia
  • United National Movement
  • European Georgia - Free Democrats
  • Alliance of Patriots of Georgia
  • Other
  • Don't know
  • Refuse to answer

PARTYSUPP2: Which party is closest to you? Second choice

Question text: Which party is closest to you? Second choice

Note: The question was asked only to the half of the respondents. The question was not asked to those respondents whose first choice were 'No party', 'Don't know' or 'Refuse to answer'
The question was recoded. Free Georgia, New Rights, Democratic Movement - United Georgia, Republican Party, Industry will save Georgia/Industrialists, Georgian Conservative Party, Georgian Labor Party, New Political Center - Girchi, Movement State for People, Political Platform - New Georgia, Unity of Georgian Traditionalists, Freedom - Zviad Gamsakhurdia's Way, Georgian Troupe, European Democrats, Victorious Georgia and For Justice were grouped to 'Other'.

Values:
  • No party
  • Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia
  • United National Movement
  • European Georgia - Free Democrats
  • Alliance of Patriots of Georgia
  • Other
  • No second choice
  • DK,RA or No party in the first choice
  • Don't know/Refuse to answer

PARTYSUPS: Which political party is closest to you?

Question text: There are a number of political parties in Georgia. Which political party is closest to you?

Note: The question was asked only to the half of the respondents. Respondents read the question and selected the answer on their own.

Values:
  • Georgian Dream – Democratic Georgia
  • United National Movement
  • European Georgia - Free Democrats
  • Alliance of Patriots of Georgia
  • Georgian Labor Party
  • Democratic Movement – United Georgia
  • Political Platform - New Georgia
  • New Political Center - Girchi
  • Free Georgia
  • Other
  • No party
  • Don't know
  • Refuse to answer

PARTYLIKE: Which political party do you like more than others?

Question text: Despite your answer to the previous question, which political party do you like more than others?

Note: The question was asked only to the half of the respondents. Respondents read the question and selected the answer on their own. The question was asked only to those respondents who said 'No party' is close to them, 'Don't know' or 'Refuse to answer'.
The question was recoded. Political Platform - New Georgia, Democratic Movement - United Georgia and Alliance of Patriots of Georgia were grouped to 'Other'.

Values:
  • Georgian Dream – Democratic Georgia
  • Georgian Labor Party
  • United National Movement
  • European Georgia - Free Democrats
  • Other
  • No party
  • Don't know
  • Refuse to answer

ELECTDIC: If parliamentary elections were held tomorrow would you say you are decided/undecided?

Question text: If Parliamentary elections were held tomorrow, would you say you are decided or undecided about how you would vote?

Values:
  • Decided
  • Undecided
  • DK
  • RA

VOTPARL: If parliamentary elections were held tomorrow, would you vote?

Question text: If Parliamentary elections were held tomorrow, would you vote? Please use the 10-point scale where “1” means “I absolutely will not vote” and “10” means “I absolutely will vote”

Note: Variable was recoded from 10-point scale. Answer option '10 - Absolutely will vote' was coded into 'Likely voters', other options into 'Likely abstainers'

Values:
  • Likely voters
  • Likely abstainers

VOTPARL1: Which party would you vote for in parliamentary elections? First choice

Question text: If parliamentary elections were tomorrow which party would you vote for? Which party would be your first choice?

Note: The question was asked only to the half of the respondents. The question was asked to the likely voters (those who named number over 1 on a 10-point scale).
The question was recoded. Political Platform - New Georgia, Georgian Labor Party, Democratic Movement - United Georgia, New Political Center - Girchi, Free Georgia, For Justice, Victorius Georgia, Freedom - Zviad Gamsakhurdia's Way, Unity of Georgian Traditionalists, Left Alliance, Tamaz Mechiauri for United Georgia, Industry will save Georgia/Industrialists, Georgian Conservative Party and Republican Party were grouped to 'Other'.

Values:
  • Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia
  • No party
  • UNM
  • Alliance of Patriots of Georgia
  • European Georgia - Free Democrats
  • Other
  • Don't know
  • Refuse to answer

VOTPARL2: Which party would you vote for in parliamentary elections? Second choice

Question text: If parliamentary elections were tomorrow which party would you vote for? Which party would be your second choice?

Note: The question was asked only to the half of the respondents. The question was asked to the likely voters. The question was not asked to those respondents whose first choice were 'No party', 'Don't know' or 'Refuse to answer'.
The question was recoded. Free Georgia, New Rights, Democratic Movement - United Georgia, Republican Party, Georgian Conservative Party, Georgian Labor Party, New Political Center - Girchi, Movement State for People, Political Platform - New Georgia, Freedom - Zviad Gamsakhurdia's Way, Victorious Georgia, For Justice were grouped to 'Other'.

Values:
  • Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia
  • No party
  • UNM
  • Alliance of Patriots of Georgia
  • European Georgia - Free Democrats
  • Other
  • No second choice
  • DK,RA or No party in the first choice
  • Don't know/Refuse to answer

VOTPARLS: If parliamentary elections were tomorrow which party would you vote for?

Question text: If parliamentary elections were tomorrow which party would you vote for?

Note: The question was asked only to the half of the respondents. Respondents read the question and selected the answer on their own. The question was asked to the likely voters.
The question was recoded. Free Georgia was grouped to 'Other'.

Values:
  • Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia
  • UNM
  • European Georgia - Free Democrats
  • Georgian Labor Party
  • Alliance of Patriots of Georgia
  • Political Platform - New Georgia
  • Democratic Movement – United Georgia
  • New Political Center - Girchi
  • Other
  • No party
  • Don't know
  • Refuse to answer

VOTPALIKE: Which political party do you like more than others?

Question text: Despite your answer to the previous question, which political party do you like more than others?

Note: The question was asked only to the half of the respondents. Respondents read the question and selected the answer on their own. The question was asked to the likely voters. The question was asked only to those respondents who said 'No party' is close to them, 'Don't know' or 'Refuse to answer'.
The question was recoded. Free Georgia, Political Platform - New Georgia and United National Movement were grouped to 'Other'.

Values:
  • Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia
  • Georgian Labor Party
  • European Georgia - Free Democrats
  • Alliance of Patriots of Georgia
  • Other
  • No party
  • Don't know
  • Refuse to answer

IMPPROELE: Impact of electoral reform implying having no majoritarian MPs anymore

Question text: Under the new electoral reform, in the next Parliament there will no longer be majoritarian MPs who represent specific districts. Will this have positive, negative or no impact on you personally?

Values:
  • Negative
  • No impact
  • Positive
  • DK
  • RA

PAREVIVO: There is a party that reflects my views and I will vs. will not vote for it

Question text: Which of the following best describes your opinion?

Values:
  • There is a party in Georgia that reflects my views and I will probably vote for that party
  • There is a party in Georgia that reflects my views but I will probably not vote for that party
  • None of the existing political parties in Georgia reflects my views
  • DK
  • RA

WHYNVO: Why would not you vote for the party that reflects your views?

Question text: Why would not you vote for the party?

Note: The question was asked only to those respondents who said there is a party that reflects their views but they will not vote for it.

Values:
  • It will not get majority anyway
  • I do not want to vote
  • I do not like the party leadership
  • I feel pressure from people around me not to vote for this party
  • I want to vote for potentially winning party
  • I prefer to vote for the party who has the chance to beat the party I don’t like
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

VOTESAME: Will you vote for the same party that you voted for in elections in 2016?

Question text: Will you vote for the same party that you voted for in the last parliamentary elections in 2016?

Values:
  • I will vote for the same party
  • I will not vote for the same party
  • I don’t remember who I voted for in 2016/I did not vote
  • I will not vote at all
  • DK
  • RA

CHGETMIP: All parties vs. only Georgian Dream and UNM have chance to get many representatives in the parliament

Question text: Which of the following statements do you agree with?

Values:
  • There are many political parties in Georgia. All parties, including those currently not in the parliament, have a chance to get many representatives into the parliament in the next election
  • There are many political parties in Georgia, but only two parties United National Movement and Georgian Dream have a chance of getting many representatives in the parliament in the next election
  • Don't know
  • Refuse to answer

ISSMATV: Which issue matters the most when voting in parliamentary elections?

Question text: Please, tell me, which of the issues listed on this CARD matters the most when voting in parliamentary elections?

Values:
  • Party foreign policy stance
  • Party economic policy
  • Party stance on rule of law
  • Party stance on national security issues
  • Party stance on healthcare issues
  • Party education policy stance
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

FACMATV: Thinking about next parliamentary elections, which is the most important factor in making your decision?

Question text: There are different reasons which influence people's political choice. Thinking about next parliamentary elections, which is the most important factor in making your decision?

Values:
  • Electoral platforms and promises
  • Trust towards specific members of political parties
  • Political opinion of the people close to me (family, friends)
  • Parish and priests’ political opinions
  • Parties’ past performance
  • The likelihood of a party winning
  • Political opinion of people you work for and colleagues
  • Political opinion of popular people
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

MOSTVOT: If parliamentary elections were held tomorrow, which party do you think would get the most votes?

Question text: If parliamentary elections were held tomorrow, which party do you think would get the most votes?

Note: The question was asked only to the half of the respondents.
The question was recoded. New Political Center - Girchi, New Rights, Free Georgia, Left Alliance, Victorious Georgia, Republican Party, Georgian Conservative Party, Unity of Georgian Traditionalists and Freedom - Zviad Gamsakhurdia's Way were grouped to 'Other'.

Values:
  • Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia
  • UNM
  • European Georgia - Free Democrats
  • Alliance of Patriots of Georgia
  • Democratic Movement – United Georgia
  • Political Platform - New Georgia
  • Georgian Labor Party
  • Other
  • Don't know
  • Refuse to answer

MOSTVOTS: If parliamentary elections were held tomorrow, which party do you think would get the most votes?

Question text: If parliamentary elections were held tomorrow, which party do you think would get the most votes?

Note: The question was asked only to the half of the respondents. Respondents read the question and selected the answer on their own.

Values:
  • Georgian Dream – Democratic Georgia
  • United National Movement
  • European Georgia - Free Democrats
  • Alliance of Patriots of Georgia
  • Georgian Labor Party
  • Democratic Movement – United Georgia
  • Political Platform - New Georgia
  • New Political Center - Girchi
  • Free Georgia
  • Other
  • No party
  • Don't know
  • Refuse to answer

DEBTONCH: How has the tone and nature of political debate in this country changed since 2012?

Question text: Since 2012, would you say the tone and nature of political debate in this country has …

Values:
  • Become more negative
  • Become more positive
  • Not changed much
  • Don't know
  • Refuse to answer

SHOPGVST: Would you share your view on current government with strangers at dinner?

Question text: Imagine a situation where a friend invites you to a dinner with people you have never met before. People at the table are having a conversation about how much they support the current government. Using the card, please, tell me, how would you act?

Values:
  • Share your critical views about the current government
  • Avoid sharing your critical views about the current government
  • Share your support for the current government
  • Avoid sharing your support for the current government
  • Don't know
  • Refuse to answer

PHANDFP: Which party will do the best job handling foreign policy?

Question text: If in charge, which party will do the best job handling the following issues? Foreign policy

Note: The question was recoded. New Political Center - Girchi and Free Georgia were grouped to 'Other'.

Values:
  • Georgian Dream – Democratic Georgia
  • United National Movement
  • European Georgia - Free Democrats
  • Alliance of Patriots of Georgia
  • Georgian Labor Party
  • Democratic Movement – United Georgia
  • Political Platform - New Georgia
  • Other
  • No party
  • DK
  • RA

PHANDEC: Which party will do the best job handling economy?

Question text: If in charge, which party will do the best job handling the following issues? Economy

Note: The question was recoded. Free Georgia was grouped to 'Other'.

Values:
  • Georgian Dream – Democratic Georgia
  • United National Movement
  • European Georgia - Free Democrats
  • Alliance of Patriots of Georgia
  • Georgian Labor Party
  • Democratic Movement – United Georgia
  • Political Platform - New Georgia
  • New Political Center - Girchi
  • Other
  • No party
  • DK
  • RA

PHANDHR: Which party will do the best job handling human rights?

Question text: If in charge, which party will do the best job handling the following issues? Human rights

Note: The question was recoded. Free Georgia was grouped to 'Other'.

Values:
  • Georgian Dream – Democratic Georgia
  • United National Movement
  • European Georgia - Free Democrats
  • Alliance of Patriots of Georgia
  • Georgian Labor Party
  • Democratic Movement – United Georgia
  • Political Platform - New Georgia
  • New Political Center - Girchi
  • Other
  • No party
  • DK
  • RA

PHANDRL: Which party will do the best job handling rule of law?

Question text: If in charge, which party will do the best job handling the following issues? Rule of law

Note: The question was recoded. Free Georgia was grouped to 'Other'.

Values:
  • Georgian Dream – Democratic Georgia
  • United National Movement
  • European Georgia - Free Democrats
  • Alliance of Patriots of Georgia
  • Georgian Labor Party
  • Democratic Movement – United Georgia
  • Political Platform - New Georgia
  • New Political Center - Girchi
  • Other
  • No party
  • DK
  • RA

PHANDHE: Which party will do the best job handling healthcare?

Question text: If in charge, which party will do the best job handling the following issues? Healthcare

Note: The question was recoded. New Political Center - Girchi and Free Georgia were grouped to 'Other'.

Values:
  • Georgian Dream – Democratic Georgia
  • United National Movement
  • European Georgia - Free Democrats
  • Alliance of Patriots of Georgia
  • Georgian Labor Party
  • Democratic Movement – United Georgia
  • Political Platform - New Georgia
  • Other
  • No party
  • DK
  • RA

PHANDED: Which party will do the best job handling education?

Question text: If in charge, which party will do the best job handling the following issues? Education

Note: The question was recoded. Free Georgia was grouped to 'Other'.

Values:
  • Georgian Dream – Democratic Georgia
  • United National Movement
  • European Georgia - Free Democrats
  • Alliance of Patriots of Georgia
  • Georgian Labor Party
  • Democratic Movement – United Georgia
  • Political Platform - New Georgia
  • New Political Center - Girchi
  • Other
  • No party
  • DK
  • RA

PHANDTI: Which party will do the best job handling territorial integrity?

Question text: If in charge, which party will do the best job handling the following issues? Territorial integrity

Note: The question was recoded. New Political Center - Girchi and Free Georgia were grouped to 'Other'.

Values:
  • Georgian Dream – Democratic Georgia
  • United National Movement
  • European Georgia - Free Democrats
  • Alliance of Patriots of Georgia
  • Georgian Labor Party
  • Democratic Movement – United Georgia
  • Political Platform - New Georgia
  • Other
  • No party
  • DK
  • RA

PHANDEP: Which party will do the best job handling environment protection?

Question text: If in charge, which party will do the best job handling the following issues? Environment protection

Note: The question was recoded. Free Georgia was grouped to 'Other'.

Values:
  • Georgian Dream – Democratic Georgia
  • United National Movement
  • European Georgia - Free Democrats
  • Alliance of Patriots of Georgia
  • Georgian Labor Party
  • Democratic Movement – United Georgia
  • Political Platform - New Georgia
  • New Political Center - Girchi
  • Other
  • No party
  • DK
  • RA

PARLMEMB: Members of parliament take into account opinions of people like you

Question text: Please, tell me how much do you agree or disagree that Members of parliament take into account opinions of people like you?

Values:
  • Completely disagree
  • Somewhat disagree
  • Somewhat agree
  • Completely agree
  • DK
  • RA

MPMYREP: Expect from your majoritarian - He/she will represent your interests

Question text: What do you expect from the member of the Parliament (MP)? - He/she will represent your interests

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

MPHEREP: Expect from your majoritarian - Will only serve his/her own interests

Question text: What do you expect from the member of the Parliament (MP)? - Will only serve his/her own interests

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

MPACTIV: Expect from your majoritarian - He/she will be active

Question text: What do you expect from the member of the Parliament (MP)? - He/she will be active

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

MPDOTELL: Expect from your majoritarian - Will do what the party tells him/her to do

Question text: What do you expect from the member of the Parliament (MP)? - Will do what the party tells him/her to do

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

CONMP19: Have you personally been contacted by MP or his/her bureau during 2019?

Question text: Have you personally been contacted by MP or his/her bureau during 2019?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

MPCOWR: How were you contacted by MP/MP's office? - Written communication

Question text: Please tell me how you have been contacted. - Written communication

Note: The question was asked only respondents who said they were contacted by MP or his/her office during 2019.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

MPCOFTF: How were you contacted by MP/MP's office? - Face-to-face communication

Question text: Please tell me how you have been contacted. - Face-to-face communication

Note: The question was asked only respondents who said they were contacted by MP or his/her office during 2019.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

MPCOPM: How were you contacted by MP/MP's office? - Public meeting

Question text: Please tell me how you have been contacted. - Public meeting

Note: The question was asked only respondents who said they were contacted by MP or his/her office during 2019.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

MPCOOTH: How were you contacted by MP/MP's office? - Other

Question text: Please tell me how you have been contacted. - Other

Note: The question was asked only respondents who said they were contacted by MP or his/her office during 2019.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

CONTBEST: If a MP were to contact you, what would be the best form?

Question text: If a MP were to contact you, what would be the best form?

Values:
  • Home visit
  • Public meeting
  • In their office
  • In written communication
  • By phone
  • Email (internet)
  • I don’t want to be contacted at all
  • DK
  • RA

PARLMEET: If you wanted to you would be able to easily arrange a meeting with MP

Question text: To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement: If you wanted to, you would be able to easily arrange a meeting with the Member of Parliament.

Values:
  • Completely disagree
  • Somewhat disagree
  • Somewhat agree
  • Completely agree
  • DK
  • RA

INPCOMLEG: Involved in parliament's work - Made a comment on legislation

Question text: Have you ever been involved in the work of the parliament in following ways…? - Made a comment on legislation

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

RNINPCMLG: Reason for not being involved in parliament's work - Made a comment on legislation

Question text: If no, for each ask why? - Made a comment on legislation

Note: The question was asked only respondents who said they did not get involve in parliament's work this way.

Values:
  • I did not know I had this opportunity
  • I didn’t need to
  • I can’t travel to Tbilisi
  • I don’t have time
  • I am not interested
  • Other
  • DK/RA

INPATTDIS: Involved in parliament's work - Attended discussion organized by Parliament/MP

Question text: Have you ever been involved in the work of the parliament in following ways…? - Attended public discussion organized by Parliament/MP

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

RNINPATDI: Reason for not being involved in parliament's work - Attended discussion organized by Parliament/MP

Question text: If no, for each ask why? - Attended public discussion organized by Parliament/MP

Note: The question was asked only respondents who said they did not get involve in parliament's work this way.

Values:
  • I did not know I had this opportunity
  • I didn’t need to
  • I can’t travel to Tbilisi
  • I don’t have time
  • I am not interested
  • Other
  • DK/RA

INPADDREQ: Involved in parliament's work - Addressed the parliament/MP with a request

Question text: Have you ever been involved in the work of the parliament in following ways…? - Addressed the parliament/MP with a request

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

RNINPADRQ: Reason for not being involved in parliament's work - Addressed the parliament/MP with a request

Question text: If no, for each ask why? - Addressed the parliament/MP with a request

Note: The question was asked only respondents who said they did not get involve in parliament's work this way.

Values:
  • I did not know I had this opportunity
  • I didn’t need to
  • I can’t travel to Tbilisi
  • I don’t have time
  • I am not interested
  • Other
  • DK/RA

INPATCOMH: Involved in parliament's work - Attended a committee hearing

Question text: Have you ever been involved in the work of the parliament in following ways…? - Attended a committee hearing

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

RNINPATCH: Reason for not being involved in parliament's work - Attended a committee hearing

Question text: If no, for each ask why? - Attended a committee hearing

Note: The question was asked only respondents who said they did not get involve in parliament's work this way.

Values:
  • I did not know I had this opportunity
  • I didn’t need to
  • I can’t travel to Tbilisi
  • I don’t have time
  • I am not interested
  • Other
  • DK/RA

BSENPCMLG: Best way for engaging with parliament - Making a comment on legislation

Question text: Of these four ways, which would be the best for engaging with the parliament? - Making a comment on legislation

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • I don’t want to be engaged with the Parliament
  • DK
  • RA

BSENPPADI: Best way for engaging with parliament - Attending public discussion

Question text: Of these four ways, which would be the best for engaging with the parliament? - Attending public discussion organized by Parliament/MP

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • I don’t want to be engaged with the Parliament
  • DK
  • RA

BSENPADRQ: Best way for engaging with parliament - Addressing parliament/MP with a request

Question text: Of these four ways, which would be the best for engaging with the parliament? - Addressing the parliament/MP with a request

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • I don’t want to be engaged with the Parliament
  • DK
  • RA

BSENPATCH: Best way for engaging with parliament - Attending a committee hearing

Question text: Of these four ways, which would be the best for engaging with the parliament? - Attending a committee hearing

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • I don’t want to be engaged with the Parliament
  • DK
  • RA

IPPRELRE: Most important from the parliament's priorities for 2020 - Electoral reform

Question text: In September, the Parliament published 10 priorities for the next year. Which of these issues, would you say, is the most important for you and your family? - Electoral reform

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • None
  • DK/RA

IPPRJURE: Most important from the parliament's priorities for 2020 - Justice reform

Question text: In September, the Parliament published 10 priorities for the next year. Which of these issues, would you say, is the most important for you and your family? - Justice reform

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • None
  • DK/RA

IPPREUIN: Most important from the parliament's priorities for 2020 - European and Euro-Atlantic integration

Question text: In September, the Parliament published 10 priorities for the next year. Which of these issues, would you say, is the most important for you and your family? - European and Euro-Atlantic integration

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • None
  • DK/RA

IPPRPAOV: Most important from the parliament's priorities for 2020 - Parliamentary oversight

Question text: In September, the Parliament published 10 priorities for the next year. Which of these issues, would you say, is the most important for you and your family? - Parliamentary oversight

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • None
  • DK/RA

IPPRBUDG: Most important from the parliament's priorities for 2020 - Budget

Question text: In September, the Parliament published 10 priorities for the next year. Which of these issues, would you say, is the most important for you and your family? - Budget

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • None
  • DK/RA

IPPRTEIN: Most important from the parliament's priorities for 2020 - Territorial integrity and anti-occupation policy

Question text: In September, the Parliament published 10 priorities for the next year. Which of these issues, would you say, is the most important for you and your family? - Territorial integrity and anti-occupation policy

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • None
  • DK/RA

IPPRENEC: Most important from the parliament's priorities for 2020 - Environment and ecology

Question text: In September, the Parliament published 10 priorities for the next year. Which of these issues, would you say, is the most important for you and your family? - Environment and ecology

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • None
  • DK/RA

IPPRCHRI: Most important from the parliament's priorities for 2020 - Children's rights

Question text: In September, the Parliament published 10 priorities for the next year. Which of these issues, would you say, is the most important for you and your family? - Children's rights

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • None
  • DK/RA

IPPRSUBU: Most important from the parliament's priorities for 2020 - Supporting business

Question text: In September, the Parliament published 10 priorities for the next year. Which of these issues, would you say, is the most important for you and your family? - Supporting business

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • None
  • DK/RA

IPPRPRAG: Most important from the parliament's priorities for 2020 - Promoting agriculture

Question text: In September, the Parliament published 10 priorities for the next year. Which of these issues, would you say, is the most important for you and your family? - Promoting agriculture

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • None
  • DK/RA

OBJCOUR: Court system favors some citizens VS treats all equally

Question text: Please tell me which of the following statements do you agree with? Statement 1: The court system in Georgia favors some citizens over others. Statement 2: The court system in Georgia treats all citizens equally, rather than favoring some over others.

Note: The question was recoded. Original options are as follows: 1. The courts in Georgia favor some citizens over others - Strongly agree 2. The courts in Georgia favor some citizens over others - Agree 3. The courts in Georgia treat all citizens equally, rather than favoring some over others - Agree 4. The courts in Georgia treat all citizens equally, rather than favoring some over others - Strongly agree 5. Agree with neither. Options 1 and 2 were grouped to 'The courts in Georgia favor some citizens over others' 3 and 4 to 'The courts in Georgia treat all citizens equally, rather than favoring some over others'.

Values:
  • The courts in Georgia favor some citizens over others
  • The courts in Georgia treat all citizens equally, rather than favoring some over others
  • Agree with neither
  • DK
  • RA

JOINEU: Do you approve or disapprove of Georgian government's stated goal to join EU?

Question text: Do you approve or disapprove of Georgian government’s stated goal to join the EU?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK
  • RA

GENATO: Do you approve or disapprove of Georgian government's stated goal to join NATO?

Question text: Do you approve or disapprove of Georgian government’s stated goal to join the NATO?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK
  • RA

INFSOUF1: Main sources of information - First source

Question text: What are your main sources of information for receiving news about Georgian politics and current events? Please tell me, which is your first main source of information.

Note: Options Radio and Newspapers, news magazines were grouped with 'Other'.

Values:
  • TV
  • Internet/Facebook
  • Neighbors, friends
  • Family members
  • Colleagues
  • Other
  • DK/RA

INFSOUF2: Main sources of information - Second source

Question text: And what is your second main source of information about Georgian politics and current events?

Values:
  • Colleagues
  • Family members
  • Neighbors, friends
  • Internet/Facebook
  • Newspapers, news magazines
  • Radio
  • TV
  • Other
  • Receive information only from one source
  • DK
  • RA

TRUNMGE: How much do you trust or distrust news media in Georgia?

Question text: Generally speaking, how much do you trust or distrust news media in Georgia?

Values:
  • Completely distrust
  • Somewhat distrust
  • Somewhat trust
  • Completely trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUMTVINFO: Which TV channel do you trust most for accurate info on current affairs?

Question text: Which TV channel do you trust the most for accurate information on politics and current events?

Note: Options Adjara TV, Formula, GDS and Kavkasia were grouped with 'Other'.

Values:
  • Imedi
  • Mtavari Arkhi
  • Rustavi 2
  • TV Pirveli
  • AzTV
  • GPB 1
  • Armenia TV
  • Obiektivi
  • Palitra TV
  • Maestro
  • Other
  • None
  • DK
  • RA

TVINTIMD: Whose interests do TV channels reflect? - Imedi

Question text: Do you think that news about Georgian politics and current affairs on the following Georgian TV channels mostly reflect the interests of the Opposition, Georgian Dream or neither? - Imedi

Values:
  • Opposition
  • Georgian Dream
  • Neither
  • DK
  • RA

TVINTMTA: Whose interests do TV channels reflect? - Mtavari Arkhi

Question text: Do you think that news about Georgian politics and current affairs on the following Georgian TV channels mostly reflect the interests of the Opposition, Georgian Dream or neither? - Mtavari Arkhi

Values:
  • Opposition
  • Georgian Dream
  • Neither
  • DK
  • RA

TVINTFOR: Whose interests do TV channels reflect? - Formula

Question text: Do you think that news about Georgian politics and current affairs on the following Georgian TV channels mostly reflect the interests of the Opposition, Georgian Dream or neither? - Formula

Values:
  • Opposition
  • Georgian Dream
  • Neither
  • DK
  • RA

TVINTKAV: Whose interests do TV channels reflect? - Kavkasia

Question text: Do you think that news about Georgian politics and current affairs on the following Georgian TV channels mostly reflect the interests of the Opposition, Georgian Dream or neither? - Kavkasia

Values:
  • Opposition
  • Georgian Dream
  • Neither
  • DK
  • RA

TVINTRU2: Whose interests do TV channels reflect? - Rustavi 2

Question text: Do you think that news about Georgian politics and current affairs on the following Georgian TV channels mostly reflect the interests of the Opposition, Georgian Dream or neither? - Rustavi 2

Values:
  • Opposition
  • Georgian Dream
  • Neither
  • DK
  • RA

TVINTGP1: Whose interests do TV channels reflect? - GPB 1

Question text: Do you think that news about Georgian politics and current affairs on the following Georgian TV channels mostly reflect the interests of the Opposition, Georgian Dream or neither? - GPB 1

Values:
  • Opposition
  • Georgian Dream
  • Neither
  • DK
  • RA

TVINTMAE: Whose interests do TV channels reflect? - Maestro

Question text: Do you think that news about Georgian politics and current affairs on the following Georgian TV channels mostly reflect the interests of the Opposition, Georgian Dream or neither? - Maestro

Values:
  • Opposition
  • Georgian Dream
  • Neither
  • DK
  • RA

TVINTADJ: Whose interests do TV channels reflect? - Adjara TV

Question text: Do you think that news about Georgian politics and current affairs on the following Georgian TV channels mostly reflect the interests of the Opposition, Georgian Dream or neither? - Adjara TV

Values:
  • Opposition
  • Georgian Dream
  • Neither
  • DK
  • RA

TVINTOBI: Whose interests do TV channels reflect? - Obiektivi

Question text: Do you think that news about Georgian politics and current affairs on the following Georgian TV channels mostly reflect the interests of the Opposition, Georgian Dream or neither? - Obiektivi

Values:
  • Opposition
  • Georgian Dream
  • Neither
  • DK
  • RA

TVINTPAL: Whose interests do TV channels reflect? - Palitra TV

Question text: Do you think that news about Georgian politics and current affairs on the following Georgian TV channels mostly reflect the interests of the Opposition, Georgian Dream or neither? - Palitra TV

Values:
  • Opposition
  • Georgian Dream
  • Neither
  • DK
  • RA

TVINTPIR: Whose interests do TV channels reflect? - TV Pirveli

Question text: Do you think that news about Georgian politics and current affairs on the following Georgian TV channels mostly reflect the interests of the Opposition, Georgian Dream or neither? - TV Pirveli

Values:
  • Opposition
  • Georgian Dream
  • Neither
  • DK
  • RA

GTVSTIMP: Agree or disagree? - Georgian TV channels cover news stories important for you

Question text: Thinking about Georgian media, do you agree or disagree that generally Georgian TV stations …? - Cover news stories important for you

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK
  • RA

GTVUNCOV: Agree or disagree? - Georgian TV channels present unbiased coverage of events

Question text: Thinking about Georgian media, do you agree or disagree that generally Georgian TV stations …? - Present unbiased coverage of events

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK
  • RA

GTVINVS: Agree or disagree? - Georgian TV channels conduct investigative reporting on issues that are important to you

Question text: Thinking about Georgian media, do you agree or disagree that generally Georgian TV stations …? - Conduct investigative reporting on issues that are important to you

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK
  • RA

FAPPAFRE: Favoring one political party affects vs. does not affect quality of reporting in media outlets

Question text: Which of the following statements do you agree with?

Values:
  • Favoring one political party affects the quality of reporting in media outlets
  • Favoring one political party does not affect the quality of reporting in media outlets
  • DK
  • RA

FRQINTR: Frequency of internet usage

Question text: How often do you use the Internet? Do you use the Internet every day, at least once a week, at least once a month, less often, or never?

Values:
  • Every day
  • At least once a week
  • At least once a month
  • Less often
  • Never
  • I do not know what the Internet is
  • DK/RA

INTACEM: Most frequent internet activities - Receive / send emails

Question text: Which of the following do you do most frequently when you are browsing the Internet? Please name three most frequent activities. - Receive / send emails

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INTASKY: Most frequent internet activities - Use Skype for instant messaging and for calls

Question text: Which of the following do you do most frequently when you are browsing the Internet? Please name three most frequent activities. - Use Skype for instant messaging and for calls

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INTACFB: Most frequent internet activities - Use Facebook

Question text: Which of the following do you do most frequently when you are browsing the Internet? Please name three most frequent activities. - Use Facebook

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INTACSN: Most frequent internet activities - Use social networking site(s) other than Facebook (e.g. Twitter, Odnoklassniki, MySpace, Google+, etc.)

Question text: Which of the following do you do most frequently when you are browsing the Internet? Please name three most frequent activities. - Use social networking site(s) other than Facebook (e.g. Twitter, Odnoklassniki, MySpace, Google+, etc.)

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INTACFD: Most frequent internet activities - Engage in forum discussions

Question text: Which of the following do you do most frequently when you are browsing the Internet? Please name three most frequent activities. - Engage in forum discussions

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INTACBL: Most frequent internet activities - Write a blog / read other’s blogs

Question text: Which of the following do you do most frequently when you are browsing the Internet? Please name three most frequent activities. - Write a blog / read other’s blogs

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INTACIN: Most frequent internet activities - Search for information (Google, Wiki, etc.)

Question text: Which of the following do you do most frequently when you are browsing the Internet? Please name three most frequent activities. - Search for information (Google, Wiki, etc.)

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INTACSH: Most frequent internet activities - Shop

Question text: Which of the following do you do most frequently when you are browsing the Internet? Please name three most frequent activities. - Shop

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INTACNW: Most frequent internet activities - Read, listen to or watch the news, including watching online TV, apart from news on social networking sites

Question text: Which of the following do you do most frequently when you are browsing the Internet? Please name three most frequent activities. - Read, listen to or watch the news, including watching online TV, apart from news on social networking sites

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INTACEN: Most frequent internet activities - Download / Listen to / Watch music/videos/movies

Question text: Which of the following do you do most frequently when you are browsing the Internet? Please name three most frequent activities. - Download / Listen to / Watch music/videos/movies

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INTAGAME: Most frequent internet activities - Play online games, except gambling

Question text: Which of the following do you do most frequently when you are browsing the Internet? Please name three most frequent activities. - Play online games, except gambling

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INTABET: Most frequent internet activities - Gamble, bet

Question text: Which of the following do you do most frequently when you are browsing the Internet? Please name three most frequent activities. - Gamble, bet

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INTACDW: Most frequent internet activities - Visit dating websites

Question text: Which of the following do you do most frequently when you are browsing the Internet? Please name three most frequent activities. - Visit dating websites

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INTACOT: Most frequent internet activities - Other

Question text: Which of the following do you do most frequently when you are browsing the Internet? Please name three most frequent activities. - Other

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

FRQINPN: How often do you encounter political news on Facebook?

Question text: How often do you encounter political news on Facebook?

Note: The question was asked only respondents who use the internet.

Values:
  • Never
  • Sometimes
  • Often
  • I don’t use Facebook
  • DK/RA

TRUINTPN: Do you mostly trust, sometimes trust or never trust the political news you encounter on Facebook?

Question text: Do you mostly trust, sometimes trust or never trust the political news you encounter on Facebook?

Note: The question was asked only respondents who encounter political news on Facebook.

Values:
  • Never
  • Sometimes
  • Mostly
  • DK

SOCMDHEL: Social media helps me better understand current events vs. makes me more confused

Question text: When thinking about getting news from social media (Facebook, Twitter, blogs etc.), which statement do you agree?

Note: The question was asked only respondents who use the internet.

Values:
  • Social media helps me better understand current events
  • Social media has made me more confused about current events
  • Does not affect me
  • I don’t use social media
  • DK
  • RA

ATTAXIREG: Do you think introducing regulations regarding taxis was a correct or incorrect step?

Question text: During the last several months Tbilisi Mayor’s Office has introduced several regulations regarding taxis including mandatory registration of taxi drivers and restricting taxis of non-white colors as a part of its’ new transportation policy. Overall, do you think this was a correct or incorrect step?

Note: The question was asked only in Tbilisi.

Values:
  • Correct
  • Incorrect
  • DK/RA

INFSUPCO: Do you have enough information on the process of selecting members of Supreme Courts?

Question text: Since December 2018 the Parliament of Georgia has been involved in the process of selecting members of Supreme Courts. Please, tell me, do you have enough information on this process or not?

Values:
  • Yes, I have
  • No, I don’t have
  • Have not heard of this process
  • DK
  • RA

ASSSUPCO: How would you assess the process of selecting Supreme Court judges?

Question text: To the best of your knowledge, how would you assess the process of selecting Supreme Court judges? Would you say the process is going …

Note: The question was asked only respondents who were aware of the process.

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK/RA

RESJU20: Who do you think is primarily responsible for the violence that occurred on June 20th?

Question text: Who do you think is primarily responsible for the violence that occurred on June 20th?

Note: The question was recoded. Sergey Gavrilov, Nika Melia, Irakli Kobakhidze, Special forces, Police, Mikheil Saakashvili, Zakaria Kutsnashvili and Specific police officers/special force representatives were grouped to 'Other'.

Values:
  • Government
  • Opposition
  • UNM
  • Giorgi Gakharia
  • Bidzina Ivanishvili
  • Protesters themselves
  • MIA
  • Other
  • Everyone is equally responsible
  • DK
  • RA

ACCITJ20: Actions taken against civilians by government were too harsh/mild/appropriate?

Question text: Civilians as well as law enforcement agents were involved in clashes during the night of June 20th. To the best of your knowledge, thinking about civilians involved in the events, which statement do you agree with?

Values:
  • Actions taken against civilians by the government were too harsh
  • Actions taken against civilians by the government were too mild
  • Actions taken against civilians by the government were appropriate
  • DK
  • RA

ACLAGJ20: Actions taken against law enforcement agents by government were too harsh/mild/appropriate?

Question text: Civilians as well as law enforcement agents were involved in clashes during the night of June 20th. To the best of your knowledge, thinking about law enforcement agents involved in the events, which statement do you agree with?

Values:
  • Actions taken against agents by the government were too harsh
  • Actions taken against agents by the government were too mild
  • Actions taken against agents by the government were appropriate
  • DK
  • RA

AWPOPNES: Aware that parliament did not support electoral system change on November 14th 2019?

Question text: After the June 20th demonstrations Georgian Dream agreed to the protesters’ demand not to elect majoritarian members in the 2020 parliamentary elections and vote only for the parties. On November 14th 2019 parliament discussed the constitution change about the electoral system and did not support it. Were you aware?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

ASSPOPNES: How would you assess parliament not supporting electoral system changes?

Question text: How would you assess the parliament’s decision not to support the changes related to electoral system?

Values:
  • Positively
  • Negatively
  • DK
  • RA

RESPEDU: What is the highest level of education you have achieved to date?

Question text: What is the highest level of education you have achieved to date?

Note: Did not obtain a nine year diploma', 'Nine year diploma', 'High school diploma (11 or 12 years)' were grouped to 'Secondary or lower', 'Vocational/technical degree' was coded as 'Secondary technical', 'Bachelor's degree/5 years diploma' and 'Any degree above bachelor's' were grouped to 'Higher than secondary'.

Values:
  • Secondary or lower
  • Secondary technical
  • Higher than secondary
  • DK/RA

KNOWRUS: Level of knowledge of Russian

Question text: Using this CARD, please tell me which one of these levels best describes your ability in the following: Russian

Values:
  • No basic knowledge
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • DK/RA

KNOWENG: Level of knowledge of English

Question text: Using this CARD, please tell me which one of these levels best describes your ability in the following: English

Values:
  • No basic knowledge
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • DK/RA

KNOWGEO: Level of knowledge of Georgian

Question text: Using this CARD, please tell me which one of these levels best describes your ability in the following: Georgian

Note: This question was asked only when the interview was in Armenian or Azerbaijani

Values:
  • No basic knowledge
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • DK

KNOWTUR: Level of knowledge of Turkish

Question text: Using this CARD, please tell me which one of these levels best describes your ability in the following: Turkish

Values:
  • No basic knowledge
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • DK/RA

OWNFRDG: HH owns - Refrigerator

Question text: Now, I will read you a series of household items. Please note that we are only interested in items that your household owns and that are in normal working order. Please tell me whether or not your household owns …? - Refrigerator

Values:
  • Owns
  • Does not own
  • RA

OWNCOTV: HH owns - Color television

Question text: Now, I will read you a series of household items. Please note that we are only interested in items that your household owns and that are in normal working order. Please tell me whether or not your household owns …? - Color TV

Values:
  • Owns
  • Does not own
  • RA

OWNSPHN: HH owns - Smartphone (a phone with color display and with internet connection)

Question text: Now, I will read you a series of household items. Please note that we are only interested in items that your household owns and that are in normal working order. Please tell me whether or not your household owns …? - Smartphone (a phone with color display and with internet connection)

Values:
  • Owns
  • Does not own
  • DK/RA

OWNTBLT: HH owns - Tablet computer (e.g. iPad, Galaxy Tab, Lenovo etc.)

Question text: Now, I will read you a series of household items. Please note that we are only interested in items that your household owns and that are in normal working order. Please tell me whether or not your household owns …? - Tablet computer (e.g. iPad, Galaxy Tab, Lenovo etc.)

Values:
  • Owns
  • Does not own
  • DK/RA

OWNCARS: HH owns - Car

Question text: Now, I will read you a series of household items. Please note that we are only interested in items that your household owns and that are in normal working order. Please tell me whether or not your household owns …? - Car

Values:
  • Owns
  • Does not own
  • RA

OWNAIRC: HH owns - Air conditioner

Question text: Now, I will read you a series of household items. Please note that we are only interested in items that your household owns and that are in normal working order. Please tell me whether or not your household owns …? - Air conditioner

Values:
  • Owns
  • Does not own
  • DK/RA

OWNWASH: HH owns - Automatic washing machine

Question text: Now, I will read you a series of household items. Please note that we are only interested in items that your household owns and that are in normal working order. Please tell me whether or not your household owns …? - Automatic washing machine

Values:
  • Owns
  • Does not own
  • DK/RA

OWNCOMP: HH owns - Personal computer

Question text: Now, I will read you a series of household items. Please note that we are only interested in items that your household owns and that are in normal working order. Please tell me whether or not your household owns …? - Personal computer, including laptop

Values:
  • Owns
  • Does not own
  • RA

OWNHWT: HH owns - Hot water

Question text: Now, I will read you a series of household items. Please note that we are only interested in items that your household owns and that are in normal working order. Please tell me whether or not your household owns …? - Hot water

Values:
  • Owns
  • Does not own
  • DK/RA

OWNCHTG: HH owns - Central heating

Question text: Now, I will read you a series of household items. Please note that we are only interested in items that your household owns and that are in normal working order. Please tell me whether or not your household owns …? - Central heating

Values:
  • Owns
  • Does not own
  • DK/RA

HHSIZE: Number of all household members

Question text: Number of all household members

Values:
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6 or more

HHASIZE: Number of adult household members

Question text: Number of adult household members

Values:
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6 or more

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