Appealing to the Base or to the Moveable Middle? Incumbents’ Partisan Messaging Before the 2016 U.S. Congressional Elections
- Hemphill, Libby (University of Michigan)
National Science Foundation
- Award Number: 1822228
AbstractContains weekly measures of partisanship for verified official US Congress Twitter accounts for Sep - Nov 2016. In the main CSV, variables included are Twitter handle, party affiliation, margin of victory, week, and absolute value of #polar score. Tags files include the Twitter handle, all hashtags it posted during the period, and the number of times it posted each tag. Scores files include #polar scores for both tags and users for each week and for the whole period. The original #polar-score paper:
Hemphill, L., Culotta, A., & Heston, M. (2016). #Polar Scores: Measuring partisanship using social media content. Journal of Information Technology & Politics. 13(4). doi: 10.1080/19331681.2016.1214093
And the working paper for this project:
Hemphill, L. and Shapiro, M.A., (2018). Partisan Messaging Before the 2016 Congressional Election. Midwest Political Science Association Conference, Chicago, IL, April 5 – 8.
Files here corrected errors identified in the MPSA paper, and so results will not exactly match those presented in the paper.
2016-09-01 / 2016-11-30Time Period: Thu Sep 01 00:00:00 EDT 2016--Wed Nov 30 00:00:00 EST 2016 (Fall 2016)
URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/142808 (Text)
Hemphill, Libby, and Matthew A. Shapiro. “Appealing to the Base or to the Moveable Middle? Incumbents’ Partisan Messaging Before the 2016 U.S. Congressional Elections.” In Midwest Political Science Association Conference, 2018.
- ID: http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/142808 (URL)
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