manifestoR: Access and Process Data and Documents of the Manifesto Project

Provides access to coded election programmes from the Manifesto Corpus and to the Manifesto Project's Main Dataset and routines to analyse this data. The Manifesto Project <> collects and analyses election programmes across time and space to measure the political preferences of parties. The Manifesto Corpus contains the collected and annotated election programmes in the Corpus format of the package 'tm' to enable easy use of text processing and text mining functionality. Specific functions for scaling of coded political texts are included.

Version: 1.2.4
Depends: R (≥ 3.1.0), NLP (≥ 0.1-3), tm (≥ 0.6), dplyr (≥ 0.5), tibble (≥ 1.1)
Imports: utils, stats, magrittr, httr (≥ 1.0.0), jsonlite (≥ 0.9.12), functional (≥ 0.6), zoo (≥ 1.7-11), psych, base64enc
Suggests: knitr, rmarkdown, testthat (≥ 1.0.2), R.rsp, haven (≥ 1.0.0), readxl (≥ 1.0.0), devtools (≥ 1.7.0), formatR, highr
Published: 2017-05-10
Author: Jirka Lewandowski [aut, cre], Nicolas Merz [aut], Sven Regel [ctb], Pola Lehmann [ctb], Paul Muscat [ctb]
Maintainer: Jirka Lewandowski <jirka.lewandowski at>
License: GPL (≥ 3)
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: README ChangeLog
CRAN checks: manifestoR results


Reference manual: manifestoR.pdf
Vignettes: Working with the manifestoR package
Package source: manifestoR_1.2.4.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X El Capitan binaries: r-release: manifestoR_1.2.4.tgz
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-oldrel: manifestoR_1.2.4.tgz
Old sources: manifestoR archive


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