Political Party Platforms

U.S. political party platforms through 2012

Originator: The American Presidency Project

Political party platforms of parties receiving electoral votes 1840-2012

(8 columns, 95 rows)

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Basic Examples

Retrieve the ResourceObject:

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ResourceObject["Political Party Platforms"]
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View the data:

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ResourceData["Political Party Platforms"][[1]]
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Visualization

View the relative frequency over time of the word “taxes” in Democratic and Republican party platforms:

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byParty = 
  GroupBy[ResourceData["Political Party Platforms"], "Party"];
DateListPlot[
 Normal@byParty[{"Republican", "Democratic"}, 
   All, {#Date, #WordCounts["taxes"]} &], Joined -> False, 
 Filling -> Bottom, PlotTheme -> "Web"]
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Wolfram Research, "Political Party Platforms" from the Wolfram Data Repository. (2016) https://doi.org/10.24097/wolfram.91289.data

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