rstats

The Effective Number of Parties in the Electorate by Year and Region

Using the American National Election Studies, compute the Effective Number of Parties in the electorate across regions and years/waves.

Yet the Worst Olympic Chart

The Olympics barely began but we already have the worst chart winner.

Mapping the Brexit Vote

This data project provides some insights, specially about the spacial distribution of the `Leave vote` across country. This project is not entirely finalized though. I still plan to overlap data from past elections and local opinion surveys data as they become available.

Mapping the Brexit Vote

This data project provides some insights, specially about the spacial distribution of the `Leave vote` across country. This project is not entirely finalized though. I still plan to overlap data from past elections and local opinion surveys data as they become available.

Data, Data, Data

Shows the distribution of therapeutic communities in Brazil.

Isn't sad that all that matters in an election is the candidate's height?

This post discusses the importance of candidates' stature in US presidential elections.

Scraping with R and Selenium

Selenium is a set of web tools or a framework that allows us to automate web browser actions. RSelenium is a R package that allows us to use our seperate installation of selenium inside R. Hence, R can literally 'drive' our browser, so it can see …

A Bit More Fragmented

This entry discusses the legislative elections in Brazil, which turned out to produce one of the most fragmented parliament in the world.

Yep. He made it, the country voted No

This post talks big about my last predictions for the Referendum in Scotland.

Bayes says `don't worry` about Scotland's Referendum

This post uses Bayesian methods to show the anti-independence vote has an overwhelming advantage over the pro-independence side.