WillsDebates: Presidential "Wills"

Description Format Examples

Description

Number of times a presidential candidate said "will," "shall," or "going to" in presidential debates from 1960-2004 (years incomplete).

Format

A data frame with 8 observations on the following 6 variables.

year

year of presidential debate(s)

winner

winner of the popular vote (may not be winner of election)

loser

loser of popular vote (may not be loser of election)

winner.wills

number of times will/shall used by winner during debates

loser.wills

number of times will/shall used by loser during debates

diff.wills

difference between number of times will/shall used by two candidates

Examples

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