We’ve just released the July 2014 update of our state legislative ideology data set. Both legislator-level and state-level data are included, so you can use these scores for a number of different applications.

Big changes include:

  1. Expansion of the quantity of the data by 25% at the state level, and 11% at the individual level.
  2. Expansion of the breadth of the data to include 1993-2013.
  3. Filling in holes of the coverage even before 2012.
  4. Extensive cleaning and merging operations to minimize the effect of random noise.

Head over to the data site to check it out!

 

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