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Partisanship in the United States House of Representatives, 84th-101st Congresses, 1955-1990 (ICPSR 6404)
Principal Investigator(s): Rohde, David W.
This study examined the issues and types of votes involved in congressional roll calls and the degree of party support for members of the United States House of Representatives. Part 1, Party Loyalty Data, presents information on each Representative, including name, party affiliation, state and district represented, tenure, percentage of Conservative Coalition votes on which the Representative voted in agreement with the Conservative Coalition, and percentage of Party Unity votes on which the Representative voted in agreement with the Democratic Party majority. Part 3, Roll Call Voting Alignment Data, offers information on each roll call vote, including the total number of aye and nay votes, total number of Democratic aye and nay votes, total number of Republican aye and nay votes, presence of a party unity vote, type of issue involved, and type of vote.
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Rohde, David W. PARTISANSHIP IN THE UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, 84TH-101ST CONGRESSES, 1955-1990. ICPSR version. East Lansing, MI: David W. Rohde, Michigan State University [producer], 1994. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1995. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06404.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06404.v1
This study was funded by:
- National Science Foundation (SES 89-09884)
Scope of Study
Date of Collection:
Universe: All roll calls in United States House of Representatives, 1955-1990.
Data Types: event/transaction data
CONGRESSIONAL QUARTERLY (various issues), and Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research, UNITED STATES CONGRESSIONAL ROLL CALL VOTING RECORDS, 1789-1990 (ICPSR 0004)
Original ICPSR Release: 1995-03-16
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