Table parliament_composition


party composition of parliament for a particular date of the legislative term
Note: This table is only used if the exact types of changes between parliamentary party groups are unknown.


Döring, Holger and Philip Manow. 2019. Parliaments and governments database (ParlGov): Information on parties, elections and cabinets in modern democracies. Development version.


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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
date date of party composition parliament date
party id ParlGov unique party identifier. Variable name 'id' in 'party' table and 'party_id' in all other tables. integer
seats number of seats in parliament 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.
comment additional information about the coding of this observation text