Questions tagged [politics]

For questions about data related to the activities associated with the governance of a country or area, especially the debate between parties having power.

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Political leanings on the county level, or state level?

I've compiled some covid data, and I think adding some political leaning data might make it a little spicy. I've seen some maps of political leaning for counties, but I cant find a source. I'm looking ...
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Where can I find Political Party Affiliation Data?

I would like to make a heat map based on political party membership density in (e.g., California 60% democrat, Kentucky 70% Republican, etc.), preferably at the county level. Does anyone know of a ...
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Is there a database of worldwide transcripts of political debates and speeches? [duplicate]

Is there a database of worldwide transcripts of political debates and speeches? I wanted to it to build a model to predict elections. I would also like worldwide political candidate polling data.
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where can I find a data set on US's political ideology, i.e. democrats, republicans, socialist, anarchist..etc?

where can I find a data set on US's political ideology, i.e. democrats, republicans, socialist, anarchist..etc? I need to calculate the percentage of democrats, republicans, libertarian, socialist, ...
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2016 and 2020 USA Polling Metadata

In 2016, polling was fatally flawed especially in the US general presidential election. One mistake was in sample selection. At least one 2020 DNC primary election poll has had statistically ...
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Open repository of political logos/images

I'm looking for political logos (images). Images should be able to be bulk downloaded, if possible. I've found a source from the US, but I'd like to collect from other countries/regions.
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Curated list of politician's social media (Twitter)

I found this great list from 2017 for all the Twitter handles for the 100 US Senators and 428 of the US members of the House. https://gwu-libraries.github.io/sfm-ui/posts/2017-05-23-congress-seed-...
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Administrative boundaries for historical political entities?

Similar to Seeking administrative boundaries for various countries?, do you have any data sources for historical political entities, and their administrative sub-units? Data from any continent, any ...
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Where can I find comprehensive and current lists of international naming disputes

I'm looking for any comprehensive information on naming disputes. Outside of Wikipedia (also not a bad source) I haven't found anything. Some examples: Persian Gulf vs. Arabian Gulf, the East Sea vs. ...
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Political candidate's stances on specific issues?

I believe that a large percentage of the US population are politically unaware and tend to vote on the candidate whom they 'like' the most. It would be great if public can have easy access to view ...
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Public domain countries/prefectures/cities database

I need map data as public domain (CC0), so that I can put it excerpts of it into Wikidata. It does not have to be very detailed, but it should contain country/prefectures/city borders, and also the ...
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News Article Data

I'm looking to find historical news articles (Politics/ Economics especially, eg. CNN, Bloomberg) from the past several years. The articles would need to have time stamps and be downloadable as an ...
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List of all UK political party/politician facebook pages

I'm working on a Chrome extension to analyse Facebook advert targetting by political parties, in the run-up to the 2017 UK general election. (https://whotargets.me) In order to conduct our analysis, ...
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City mayor/council racial demographics

I can't seem to find any data regarding racial demographics at the US place (city) level for mayors and council members per year. Is there any resources available with such information? I would like ...
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Did terabytes of data get removed from open.whitehouse.gov in January or February 2017?

I received an email on 2017-02-27 promoting the March For Science. One of the arguments was as follows: It appears that the Trump administration has removed terabytes of data from open.whitehouse....
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Largest employers in each US Congressional district

I would like to find a data set showing the largest employers, by number of employees, in each US Congressional district. Something like the top five or ten in each district would be ideal.
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Match Excel Spread Sheet of Addresses to State Legislator

I work at a non-profit called the Georgia Justice Project. In February, we are hosting an event called Justice Day where people from across the state will gather at the capitol to lobby with their ...
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Where can I find machine readable transcribed text of the 2016 Presidential speeches and debates?

I'm looking for a machine-readable repository of transcribed Presidential debates and speeches from the 2016 general election. Structured data with a common format is desirable, as well as updates for ...
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Directory of publicly available polling data

I'm looking for (US) polling data, mainly presidential polling, for which the full source is available to work with. Specifically, I'm looking to be able to see results broken down by age groups. ...
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Lobby meetings of European Commission - Integrity Watch

The staff of the European Commission is obliged to keep a register of their meetings with lobbyists. The site Integrity Watch administered by Transparency International keeps track of these meetings ...
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Breakdown of absentee vs. in-person voting in the 2016 presidential primary

I am looking for the breakdown of the 2016 presidential primary results on the state or lower level by absentee, early, and in-person voting. I've found a few resources that have aggregated primary ...
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German political party memberships, during 80s and 90s to

is there any chance of getting data on members of German political parties? In particular the "big ones". Anything starting from lists of Names to more structured data would be a great start. The ...