OpenIntro Statistics Dataset - house

Documentation

This dataset was taken from the list of OpenIntro dataset files found at https://www.openintro.org/data/.

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house

The make-up of the United States House of Representatives every two yearssince 1789. The last Congress included is the 112th Congress, whichcompletes its term in 2013.

Variables

  • congress - The number of that year's Congress
  • yearStart - Starting year
  • yearEnd - Ending year
  • seats - Total number of seats
  • p1 - Name of the first politicalparty
  • np1 - Number of seats held by the first political party
  • p2 - Name of the second political party
  • np2 - Number of seatsheld by the second political party
  • other - Other
  • vac - Vacancy
  • del - Delegate
  • res - Resident commissioner

Source

Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives PartyDivisions:http://clerk.house.gov/art_history/house_history/partyDiv.htmlData for Congresses 1-111 was recorded from the website above on November1st, 2010. It appears this page was later moved tohttp://artandhistory.house.gov/house_history/partyDiv.aspx (no longeravailable)where data for Congress 112 was recorded on April 21, 2011.

Taken from: https://www.openintro.org/data/index.php?data=house.


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