External data for Germany

Parties in Benoit and Laver (2006)

ID English name ParlGov parties
5943 CDU/C Christian Democratic Union/Christian Social Union CDUCDU+CSUCSU
5997 FDP Free Democratic Party FDP
5961 DKP German Communist Party KPD
5979 DVU German People’s Union DVU
6015 GRÜ Green Party B90/Gru
6033 NPD National Democratic Party NPD
6105 Schil Partei Rechtsstaatlicher Offensive
6051 PDS Party of Democratic Socialism PDS|Li
6069 Rep Republicans Rep
6087 SPD Social Democratic Party of Germany SPD


Benoit, Kenneth, and Michael Laver. 2006. Party policy in modern democracies. Routledge.

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