Data Sources

Purpose of this post is to list interesting data sources for Gov 1005 students. Apologies in advance that this is such a mess. I hope to clean it up over time.

Highlights

Dynamic Data in the Statistics Classroom” provides a good overview of this topic along with many excellent specific suggestions.

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politicaldata is a great R package for downloading all sorts of political data.

Overview Articles

Using tidyverse tools with Pew Research Center survey data in R

Please leave suggestions in the comments. I hope to update this list over time.

David Kane
Preceptor in Statistical Methods and Mathematics
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