State of the State
This folder contains the data behind the story What America’s Governors Are Talking About.
index.csv contains a listing of each of the 50 speeches, one for each state as well as the name and party of the state's governor and a link to an official source for the speech. If an official government source could not be found, we have linked to a news media source that had a transcript of the speech.
speeches/ folder contains 50
.txt files containing the text of each of the speeches.
words.csv contains every one-word phrase that was mentioned in at least 10 speeches and every two- or three-word phrase that was mentioned in at least five speeches after a list of stop-words was removed and the word "healthcare" was replaced with "health care" so that they were not counted as distinct phrases. It also contains the results of a chi^2 test that shows the statistical significance of and associated p-value of phrases.
|one-, two- or three-word phrase|
|thematic categories for n-grams hand-coded by FiveThirtyEight staff: |
|number of Democratic speeches containing the n-gram|
|number of Republican speeches containing the n-gram|
|total number of speeches containing the n-gram|
|percent of the 23 Democratic speeches containing the phrase|
|percent of the 27 Republican speeches containing the phrase|
|p-value for chi^2 test|