Party and candidate tweets for the campaing period of the 2015 Spanish general election.
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Political party and candidate tweets for the campaign period of the 2015 Spanish general election

This dataset contains the political party and candidate tweets for the campaign period (4th to 18th of December) of the 2015 Spanish general election (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish_general_election,_2015).

The 2015 Spanish general election was held on Sunday, 20 December 2015, to elect the 11th Cortes Generales of Spain. All 350 seats in the Congress of Deputies were up for election, as well as 208 of 266 seats in the Senate.

The dataset contains 45,804 tweets with the following distribution:

Screen_name Number of tweets
compromis 666
sanchezcastejon 626
PPopular 1406
iunida 5903
eajpnv 932
tone_corunha 92
coalicion 998
ConvergenciaCAT 786
CiudadanosCs 2356
vox_es 487
ForoAsturias 61
marianbeitia 253
komaur 842
Nueva_Canarias 613
Albert_Rivera 418
geroabai 946
obloque 563
En_Marea 2101
anioramas 128
Esquerra_ERC 1612
ehbildu 1918
Herzogoff 577
Unidadpopular__ 5381
ahoraencomun 10
gabrielrufian 315
UPYD 2329
CatalunyaSi 5
carloscallon 535
Pablo_Iglesias_ 212
agarzon 380
marianorajoy 651
noscgalega 1896
AITOR_ESTEBAN 53
DuranLIeida 1
unio_cat 904
ahorapodemos 6211
PSOE 2528
franceschoms 109

Format

The file is formatted with a tweet per line, each line with the following fields separated by commas:

tweet_id, username, md5_hash

The tweet_id and the username can be used to recover the tweet content, and the md5 hex hash to validate the tweet text. To comply with the Twitter TOS we do not provide the content ourselves.

Reference

Please, use the following reference if you use this dataset for your research:

Aitor Almeida, Pablo Orduña, Aritz Bilbao. Party and candidate tweets for the campaign period of the 2015 spanish general election. URL: https://github.com/aitoralmeida/spanish_general_election_2015/

Other datasets

Take a look at our other datasets: