A scraper for Marsad data that
- builds networks out of constitutional and electoral law amendments
- estimates legislator ideal points from their voting records
The repository was initially put together to build this interactive visualization of amendment cosponsorships:
The current version produces almost exactly the same data, updated to the post-2014 election assembly.
Replicate by running
make.r in R.
- add electoral law amendments
- add votes and ideal points
- support post-2014 votes
- optimize code
- reorganise file structure