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Data on vote and seats

I'm looking for a data on: Nationwide data from 1946 on Democrat and Republican share of the national vote Share of the seats in Congress in the same period. Would it be possible to collect the same ...
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Is there any dataset for party primaries adoption?

Is there any data set available with information about parties around the world that have adopted primary elections?
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Tax change estimates in government documents [US]

I am conducting research that involves gathering estimates of the effects of changes to the tax code in the US. In particular, I am interested in using contemporary, publicly available government ...
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How can a political campaign obtain my personal data? [closed]

A campaign volunteer contacted me about my voting choices for this November election... which wouldn’t be noteworthy hadn’t he addressed me by my wife’s name. When I asked about how they had ...
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Should Version Control Systems be used for legislation? [closed]

Should future democratic political systems effectively use publicly accessible version control systems, such as, (or similar to), git/Github? Legislation, laws, etc., would exist in a public ...
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Panel data on US presidents electoral legitimacy

This Gallup poll asked the question: " Now that Donald Trump has been declared the winner and will be inaugurated in January, will you accept him as the legitimate president, or not?" On the same ...
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British parliamentary election results in convenient spreadsheet form

The following books by F. W. S. Craig contain a treasure trove of data about British parliamentary election results: British Parliamentary Election Results 1832–1885 British Parliamentary Election ...
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Educational records of congress?

As part of a research project, I'm interested in finding comprehensive educational records of United States politicians in both the House of Representatives and the Senate. This would include what ...
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Turkey Referendum - Voter turnout in Germany, break down by Consulates

Among the roundabaout 3.5 million people with Turkish background living in Germany, about 1.43 million were eligible to cast a vote in the recent referendum on the presidential system. Among these, ...
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Data on US Presidential Elections by income and race

The exit poll data do break it down by income and by race, but separately. So they just have "low income" vs "high income". And "white" vs "black". I am looking for data that break it down by both ...
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Where can I do my own analysis of exit poll data?

All the media sites do their own rollups of the exit poll data, but the dimensions they pick are static. Is there any site where I can pivot on my own sets of dimensions? E.g. I see married men went ...
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The most popular anarchist movements?

What are the largest anarchist organisations internationally by membership? I am curious about the relative popularity of different anarchist ideologies, to understand if say, anarcho-capitalism is ...
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The Data on the United Nations General Debate text

I'm searching for the text of United Nations General Debate, which is the set of annual speeches by each country. I found some text on the recent General Debate (back to 2011) here, but I would like ...
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How can I find information about bills that politicians are trying to pass in Canada?

Context: I don't participate in social media (besides SE) and was never educated about politics as a child; as such, there is a lot I don't understand. It seems I'm only able to know what's going on ...
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Are there any bodies or agencies that collate UK polling data?

I used to use UK Polling Report but recently their updates have become more infrequent and I'm not sure how much I trust the analysis or selection of data. Are there any other sources from which I ...
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What is the distribution of small arms in civil populations?

Based on the number of questions that come up about gun control (c.f. Has gun violence decreased in states with open carry laws?, Gun prevalence vs homicide rates - correlation and causation, and Same ...
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How do the Sanders Campaign economic growth models compare to the work of Gerald Friedman?

Recently a group of former Chairs of the Council of Economic Advisers for Democratic presidents released an open letter criticizing the use of Gerald Friedman's work by the Bernie Sanders presidential ...
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What is the success / failure ratio of online petitions?

Ok I see a similar question has been answered and there have been successes: Have any of the "We the People" petitions ever resulted in policy changes? However, what is the success / ...
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Online data on Australian politician votes

I am not intimately familiar with the political process of voting on bills and reporting on results of votes, but I'm wondering: When politicians vote on bills in parliament, is information about the ...
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Data Source for Court Transrcipts with Interpreters [closed]

Is there anywhere one can acquire written transcripts from court cases? Specifically cases where there was an interpreter involved who interpreted the testimony into English?
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Data Source for 2012 US Congress and US Senate Elections

I need to find a good data source for the 2012 United States Congress and Senate elections. I have found this: http://www.fec.gov/pubrec/fe2012/federalelections2012.shtml The problem is that it is ...
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Resource providing statistical data on the amount of law enacted?

Is there any statistical data about the amount of law enacted in the United States? For example, it would be very interesting to see how the number of laws over time has changed, how many laws there ...
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Is there any resource which tracks the accuracy of Stratfor's predictions/forecasts?

Stratfor Global Intelligence is a reasonably high profile private company which uses publicly available information and geopolitical methodology to analyze the situation in the world and provides the ...