voter_affiliation() downloads and cleans data on voters' affiliation to Brazilian political parties by state.
The function returns a
data.frame where each observation corresponds to a voter.
voter_affiliation(party, uf, ascii = FALSE, encoding = "windows-1252", export = FALSE)
Data original encoding (defaults to 'windows-1252'). This can be changed to avoid errors
voter_affiliation() returns a
data.frame with the following variables:
DATA_DA_EXTRACAO: Generation date of the file (when the data was compilled).
HORA_DA_EXTRACAO: Generation date of the file (when the data was compilled), Brasilia time.
NUMERO_DA_INSCRICAO: Voter's electoral ID.
NOME_DO_FILIADO: Voter's name.
SIGLA_DO_PARTIDO: Voter's party acronym.
NOME_DO_PARTIDO: Voter's party name.
UF: State of the federation.
CODIGO_DO_MUNICIPIO: Municipality's Supreme Electoral Court code (number).
NOME_DO_MUNICIPIO: Municipality's name.
ZONA_ELEITORAL: Electoral zone number.
SECAO_ELEITORAL: Electoral section number.
DATA_DA_FILIACAO: Date when the voter registered her affiliation.
SITUACAO_DO_REGISTRO: Voter's register situation.
TIPO_DO_REGISTRO: Register type.
DATA_DO_PROCESSAMENTO: Generation date of the register (when the register was compilled).
DATA_DA_DESFILIACAO: Date of de-affiliation (when applicable).
DATA_DO_CANCELAMENTO: Date when the register was cancelled (when applicable).
DATA_DA_REGULARIZACAO: Date when the register was regularized (when applicable).
MOTIVO_DO_CANCELAMENTO: Justification used to cancel the register (when applicable).
If export is set to
TRUE, the downloaded data is saved as .dta and .sav
files in the current directory.
Data on party affiliation is uptadet on a daily basis, therefore it may vary depending on the day it is collected.