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High-quality historical data about US Congressional elections has long provided common ground for electoral studies. However, advances in geographic information science have recently made it efficient to compile, distribute, and

High-quality historical data about US Congressional elections has long provided common ground for electoral studies. However, advances in geographic information science have recently made it efficient to compile, distribute, and analyze large spatio-temporal data sets on the structure of US Congressional districts. A single spatio-temporal data set that relates US Congressional election results to the spatial extent of the constituencies has not yet been developed.

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    • 2017-08-15
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    • Digital object identifier: 10.1038/sdata.2017.108
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    Wolf, L. J. (2017). Spatiotemporal database of US congressional elections, 1896–2014. Scientific Data, 4, 170108. doi:10.1038/sdata.2017.108

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