information on official party names in case a party was renamed or if the official name is only used in shortened form
Döring, Holger and Philip Manow. 2016. 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|
date of party naming
Note: Coded as 1 July (yyyy-07-01) if exact day and month are unknown.
formation of new party
Note: change of party name that does also include a party change not recorded in ParlGov
|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|
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|