Table party_name_change

Description

information on official party names in case a party was renamed or if the official name is only used in shortened form

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
party id ParlGov unique party identifier. Variable name 'id' in 'party' table and 'party_id' in all other tables. integer
date date of party naming
Note: Coded as 1 July (yyyy-07-01) if exact day and month are unknown.
date
party change formation of new party
Note: change of party name that does also include a party change not recorded in ParlGov
binary
name short party abbreviation text
name english English name of party text
name original name of party with native characters (this field may require a change of character encodings on your local computer) text
name ascii original name of party without special characters text
name nonlatin original name of party with non-latin native characters (this field may require a change of character encodings on your local computer) text
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