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Questions inquiring about past voting records pertaining to specific politicians, proposals or legislative bodies.

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Is there a site where I can check on what Congressperson voted for which bill?

Often, I want to check on how a Congressperson voted on a particular bill, and I see people with the information on who voted for what bill, so I got wondering...is there a site where I can access all ...
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In the UK, what are the votes that started as voiced but passed into the divisions for more formal voting?

Following my previous question, I've learned from comments that many votes in the UK are voiced. According to what I was able to gather the Speaker of the House determines if a vote will be voice and ...
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Is there a Database of votes data in world's parliaments

Following this question I was thinking if there is any "DB" official or not containing information about parliaments votes containing the subject of the vote and its results by every member. ...
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What is the fastest that an MP has broken a three-line whip?

Traditionally, newly elected MPs are considered less likely to rebel against their party whip; something that Ros Taylor from LSE describes as a combination of the 'coattails effect', inexperience, ...
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How does Rita Hart know that 22 votes weren't counted?

Iowa District 2 votes were recounted multiple times and in the end, Republican Candidate Marianette Miller-Meeks won by a close election by 6 votes. Democrat Candidate Rita Hart claims that 22 votes ...
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Are there any studies/ data sources into whether Republicans or Democrats suffer the most under the presence of 3rd parties?

I am looking to explore the impact of 3rd parties on mainstream political parties in the United States. Not necessarily at the federal level but at state level too, and across any branch of the ...
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Where do all the US votes go?

I would like to know where all the US votes go during the 2020 general election? I am a data analyst by training and I would like to perform my own analysis on these data. News searches right now are ...
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Does Kamala Harris vote with Trump's position less often than Bernie Sanders?

I've seen claims that during the 116th congress, Senator Kamala Harris voted with Trump's position more than two percentage points less often (11.1% compared to 13.6%) than Senator Bernie Sanders, who ...
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Can the Trump Campaign use the voter data the Trump Administration received in 2017?

In 2017 the Trump Administration requested and received 2016 voting data from the states. In some states this data can be used to determine how a person voted based on a code that was entered into the ...
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Do (district level) US House of Representatives elections record county on the ballot?

Situation: County X contains some but not all of Congressional Districts 1, 2, and 3. County X contains no entire Congressional Districts fully within its borders. What I want to know: The overall ...
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Where could I find the House of Representatives voting record for the Export Administration Act of 1979?

When did the House approve the Export Administration Act described here? This proposed bill, The Export Administration Act, was rejected by the House on 9/25/79. So there must be another time when ...
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Maxine Waters "passed 3 bills in Congress in 27 years"?

It is asserted here (time stamp 10:04) that My opponent [referring to Maxine Waters] only passed 3 bills in Congress in 27 years. Is this true and how does an average person like me verify this ...
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Does the Polish parliament keep a compendium of its votes?

I'm looking for a website or a similar resource that could serve as a hub for records of all votes the Parliament of Poland has undertaken, at least for the past year but preferably more comprehensive....
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Is there an easy way to directly compare voting records of two US Senators or Representatives?

I'm aware of sites like GovTrack and VoteSmart that let you examine any given Senator's or Representative's votes, but what I'd really like to do is get a side-by-side vote-by-vote comparison of the ...
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Were there any voting districts with no votes for Obama?

Various news accounts and chain emails note that 50+ voting districts in Philadelphia, which are almost entirely black and with registered Republicans in the single digits, recorded zero votes for ...
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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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Is there a website or online database of what policies different politicians have voted for?

Ideally I think there should be an accessible website where people can make informed decisions on who they want to vote for based on the past actions of politicians. If this does not exist, any ...
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What differences exist between the platforms of the Socialistische Partij and the Partij voor de Dieren?

In The Netherlands, the Socialistische Partij is a socialist party, founded in 1974, entered parliament in 1994, and presently one of the 4th largest party in parliament and the 3rd largest by members....
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