DW-NOMINATE for US Congress

Data on political ideology derived from roll call voting behavior in the U.S. Congress

(16 columns, 46584 rows)

Examples

Basic Examples

Retrieve the ResourceObject:

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ResourceObject["DW-NOMINATE for US Congress"]
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View the data:

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ResourceData["DW-NOMINATE for US Congress"]
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Visualization

Plot ideological scores for Republicans versus Democrats in the 113th Congress:

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With[{c113 = 
   ResourceData["DW-NOMINATE for US Congress"][
    Select[#CongressNumber == 113 &]]}, 
 BoxWhiskerChart[
  Normal /@ {Select[c113, #PartyCode == 200 &][All, "CoordDim1"], 
    Select[c113, #PartyCode == 100 &][All, "CoordDim1"]}, 
  ChartStyle -> {Red, Blue}, 
  ChartLegends -> {"Republican", "Democratic"}]]
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Wolfram Research, "DW-NOMINATE for US Congress" from the Wolfram Data Repository. (2016) https://doi.org/10.24097/wolfram.30617.data

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