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The Guardian populism analysis

The Guardian has a nice series on the rise of populism. Some of the analysis is based on ParlGov data.

Tue 20 November 2018 — miscellaneous
Luxembourg election added

We added the recent election.

Fri 26 October 2018 — recent event · Luxembourg
Sweden election added

We added the recent election in Sweden.

Thu 11 October 2018 — recent event · Sweden
Lithuania election added

We added the recent election in Lithuania.

Wed 10 October 2018 — recent event · Lithuania
Australia cabinet added

We added the new cabinet under PM Morrison.

Tue 11 September 2018 — recent event · Australia
Austria inter-war elections and cabinets added

We added all cabinets and elections in Austria between 1919 and 1933.

Mon 10 September 2018 — new data · Austria
Slovenia cabinet added

We added the new cabinet under PM Savec.

Fri 24 August 2018 — recent event · Slovenia
Czech cabinet added

We added the new cabinet under PM Babiš.

Thu 9 August 2018 — recent event · Czech Republic
Manifesto tutorial ParlGov merge

There is a nice tutorial about Adding parties’ government/opposition status to the manifesto project dataset using ParlGov data by Nicolas Merz and Fabio Ellger from the Manifesto group.

It reminds us to update the Manifesto codes in ParlGov and encourages us to publish some more tutorials on ParlGov snippets.

Thu 2 August 2018 — miscellaneous
News tracker issue

The ParlGov news tracker needs an update. Since 6 July, it is not posting relevant events about parties, elelctions and cabinets regularly anymore. We keep posting some of the news irregularly and hope to update the automatic tracker soon.

Fri 6 July 2018 — miscellaneous
Slovenia election added

We added the recent election.

Wed 27 June 2018 — recent event · Slovenia
Spain cabinet added

We added the new cabinet under PM Sánchez.

Tue 12 June 2018 — recent event · Spain
Italy election and cabinet added

We added the recent election and the new cabinet under PM Conte.

Tue 5 June 2018 — recent event · Italy
Hungary election and cabinet added

We have added the election in Hungary 2018 and the new cabinet Orban IV.

We also added the cabinet Rutte V, which we forgot to include in the stable version

Thu 24 May 2018 — recent event · Hungary
ParlGov 2018 released

We have added the 2018 stable version of the ParlGov data. An archived version is also available in the ParlGov Dataverse.

The version name is now based on the year of the stable release. The 2018 version includes all elections and cabinets until March 2018.

Tue 1 May 2018 — stable release
Elections and cabinets added

Over the last months we have added recent elections and new cabinets in New Zealand, Austria, Iceland, Czech Republic, Poland, Germany, Japan and cabinet changes in Romania and Slovakia.

Thu 26 April 2018 — update
Snippet · cabinet types

We added a new script to determine the cabinet type (minority, minimal winning, surplus) for all cabinets in ParlGov.

We also added a nice map to the party family snippet.

Mon 22 January 2018 — snippets
Updates and stable version

We are a little behind with updating elections and cabinets from the second half of 2017. We will add the information over the coming weeks.

In addition, we will publish a stable version ones we have updated all 2017 information.

Thu 11 January 2018 — miscellaneous