Questions tagged [statistics]

For questions about data with a relation to politics. Related tags: [reference-request], [data-sources] & [voting-records].

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Are there any studies about companies self-segregating politically?

There's some current dialogue about some big tech companies (google, twitter, facebook) displaying some bias in their actions. Whether that's true or not, it certainly seems that the composition of ...
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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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Tally of fake hate crimes?

Is there a tally of fake hate crimes in the United States, by year, with ideological identification? I'm defining a fake hate crime as an incident when one defaces, destroys or vandalizes a public ...
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Quantification of media interest in particular political subjects

I know there is a field of quantitative political science, but I am wondering if there are any commercial or quasi-commercial (amateur) efforts to just tally up how many articles or notices are ...
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Percentage of mass murderers without a father

What percentage of US mass murderers do not have a father figure in their household? For this question, mass murder is The FBI defines mass murder as murdering four or more persons during an ...
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A. B, C, or D statistical voting placement on ballot?

In school, we were taught to always pick C in a multiple choice question if unsure. Would being the 3rd choice on a ballot bring any statistical advantage?