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Split Vote
Variable Name
splitVote
Spaeth Name
n/a
Normalizations
2 [ view ]

This variable indicates whether the vote variables (e.g., majVotes, minVotes) pertain to the vote on the first or second issue (or legal provision). Because split votes are so rare over 99 percent of the votes are on the first issue.

Users interested in analyzing cases with split votes should use the dataset that organizes cases by legal provision and split votes.
 
Values:
1 first vote on issue/legal provision
2 second vote on issue/legal provision
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