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B-Course provides a public domain data sets called Congressional Voting so that one can try out B-Course without own data. Below you can find some details of our example data set.
This data set includes votes for each of the U.S. House of Representatives Congressmen on the 16 key votes identified by the CQA. The CQA lists nine different types of votes: voted for, paired for, and announced for (these three simplified to yea), voted against, paired against, and announced against (these three simplified to nay), voted present, voted present to avoid conflict of interest, and did not vote or otherwise make a position known (these three simplified to an unknown disposition).
The data consists of the class variable and the following 16 variables:
|2.||Handicapped infants||yea, nay, unknown|
|3.||Water project cost sharing||yea, nay, unknown|
|4.||Adoption of the budget resolution||yea, nay, unknown|
|5.||Physician fee freeze||yea, nay, unknown|
|6.||El Salvador aid||yea, nay, unknown|
|7.||Religious groups in schools||yea, nay, unknown|
|8.||Anti satellite test ban||yea, nay, unknown|
|9.||Aid to Nicaraguan contras||yea, nay, unknown|
|10.||Mx missile||yea, nay, unknown|
|11.||Immigration||yea, nay, unknown|
|12.||Synfuels corporation cutback||yea, nay, unknown|
|13.||Education spending||yea, nay, unknown|
|14.||Superfund right to sue||yea, nay, unknown|
|15.||Crime||yea, nay, unknown|
|16.||Duty free exports||yea, nay, unknown|
|17.||Export administration act South Africa||yea, nay, unknown|
Congressional Quarterly Almanac, 98th Congress, 2nd session 1984, Volume XL: Congressional Quarterly Inc. Washington, D.C., 1985.
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