linking parties that evolved through changes -- observation in this table link predecessor/successor parties or party splits from 'party' table -- this information is still incomplete with updates and extensions in future ParlGov versions
Döring, Holger and Philip Manow. 2018. Parliaments and governments database (ParlGov): Information on parties, elections and cabinets in modern democracies. Development version.
|id||unique numeric identifier for each observation in data table||integer|
|party id||ParlGov unique party identifier. Variable name 'id' in 'party' table and 'party_id' in all other tables.||integer|
|party id new||party id of the successor party||integer|
date party change took place
Note: Coded as 1 July (yyyy-07-01) if exact day and month are unknown and as first day of month if only month is known.
|data source||short list of data sources used to code this variable -- references, except urls, are entries in table 'info_data_source'||text|
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|