Attention: [2020-02-08] Unfortunately our manifestoR package is currently not directly available on CRAN (using install.packages). We are working on fixing this issue but for now you can also install it using 'install.packages("manifestoR", repos = "")'. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Manifesto Project Main Dataset (Party Preferences)

Manifesto Project Dataset (version 2018a)

Volkens, Andrea / Lehmann, Pola / Matthieß, Theres / Merz, Nicolas / Regel, Sven / Weßels, Bernhard (2018): The Manifesto Data Collection. Manifesto Project (MRG/CMP/MARPOR). Version 2018a. Berlin: Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB).

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Statistics             Elections: 719   Parties: 1100   Manifestos: 4314

Dataset               stata13 stata14 spss csv xlsx

Documentation  Codebook Coding Instructions List of Coded Documents (incl. Titles) List of Political Parties

Notes                   Release Notes (PDF)

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