DW-NOMINATE Choice Probabilities

Updated 25 May 2015



Below are files containing the choice probabilities for the Senate and House for Congresses 1 to 113. The format of the files is:

 1.  Congress Number
 2.  ICPSR ID Number:  5 digit code assigned by the ICPSR as 
                       corrected by Howard Rosenthal and myself.
 3.  State Code:  2 digit ICPSR State Code.
 4.  Congressional District Number (0 if Senate)
 5.  State Name
 6.  Party Code:  100 = Dem., 200 = Repub. (See PARTY3.DAT)
 7.  Name
 8.  Roll Call Number
 9.  Actual Choice: 1=Yea, 6=Nay
10.  Predicted Choice: 1=Yea, 6=Nay
11.  Probability of Actual Choice
12.  Probability of Opposite Choice (1 - #11)

Actual and Predicted Choices DW-NOMINATE Scaling of Senates 1 - 113:
Senate Choices: SENATE_1_113_CHOICES.DAT (3,100,516 Records, 235Meg)

Actual and Predicted Choices DW-NOMINATE Scaling of Houses 1 - 113:
House Choices: HOUSE_1_113_CHOICES.DAT (13,879,366 Records, 1,044Meg)

Actual and Predicted Choices DW-NOMINATE Joint Scaling of Houses and Senates 1 - 113:
House and Senate Choices: HANDS_1_113_CHOICES.DAT (16,980,265 Records, 1,277Meg)



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