Table election_result

Description

results of parliamentary elections at the party level

Reference

Döring, Holger and Philip Manow. 2018. Parliaments and governments database (ParlGov): Information on parties, elections and cabinets in modern democracies. Development version.

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Variables

Name Description Type
id unique numeric identifier for each observation in data table integer
election id ParlGov unique identifier for national and EP elections. Variable name 'id' in 'election' table and 'election_id' in all other tables. integer
party id ParlGov unique party identifier. Variable name 'id' in 'party' table and 'party_id' in all other tables. integer
alliance id 'election_result_id' of electoral alliances this party belongs to in the election integer
seats number of seats won by party
Note: Seats coded for alliance members if information available. Coded as 0 for parties that won no seats and as missing value for electoral alliances if seats are coded at the level of alliance members.
integer
vote share percentage of votes for a party real
votes number of votes
Note: Information for this table is not systematically coded for all countries. Please refer to wiki.parlgov.org to get further information about the detail of country codings.
coding of variable incomplete – do not use it for empirical analysis
integer
data source short list of data sources used to code this variable -- references, except urls, are entries in table 'info_data_source' text
description Information about this observation.
Note: This field should also include a short textual account of all information that is coded in the 'data_json' field.
text
comment additional information about the coding of this observation text