Data for: Taking Official Positions: How Public Policy Preferences Influence the Platforms of Parties in the United States

Published: 17 November 2018| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/xrt45z3jm7.1
Christopher Williams,
Charlana Benefiel


This dataset contains public opinion data regarding multiple policy areas from 1947 through 2011 in the United States, as well as data regarding the percentage of statements in Republican and Democratic platforms that were dedicated to each policy area. This data was originally collected through the Policy Agendas Project.