About the CLD
2023/04/15: Release of the CLD update
We’re happy to announce the release an update of our database. The update comes with four additional countries and 6 additional legislatures being covered, plus lots of more improvements under the hood.
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529 legislative sessions
9 integrated other datasets
The Comparative Legislators Database (CLD) is a team effort comprised of volunteer developers from multiple academic institutions. Learn about the ways you can contribute to the development of the CLD.
How to cite
Göbel, S., & Munzert, S. (2022). The Comparative Legislators Database. British Journal of Political Science, 52(3), 1398-1408.” [Download Bibtex here]