party_mun_zone_local: Download data on the polls by parties from local elections in...

Description Usage Arguments Details Value Note See Also Examples

View source: R/party_mun_zone_local.R

Description

party_mun_zone_local() downloads and aggregates data on the polls by parties from local elections in Brazil, disaggregated by electoral zone. The function returns a data.frame where each observation corresponds to a city/zone.

Usage

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party_mun_zone_local(year, uf = "all", ascii = FALSE,
  encoding = "Latin-1", export = FALSE)

Arguments

year

Election year. For this function, only the years 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, and 2016 are available.

uf

Federation Unit acronym (character vector).

ascii

(logical). Should the text be transformed from Latin-1 to ASCII format?

encoding

Data original encoding (defaults to 'Latin-1'). This can be changed to avoid errors when ascii = TRUE.

export

(logical). Should the downloaded data be saved in .dta and .sav in the current directory?

Details

If export is set to TRUE, the downloaded data is saved as .dta and .sav files in the current directory.

Value

party_mun_zone_local() returns a data.frame with the following variables:

Note

For the elections prior to 2000, some information can be incomplete.

See Also

party_mun_zone_fed for local federal in Brazil.

Examples

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## Not run: 
df <- party_mun_zone_local(2000)

## End(Not run)

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