How Predictable is Your State? Leveraging Lexical and Contextual Information for Predicting Legislative Floor Action at the State Level

@article{Eidelman2018HowPI,
  title={How Predictable is Your State? Leveraging Lexical and Contextual Information for Predicting Legislative Floor Action at the State Level},
  author={Vlad Eidelman and Anastassia Kornilova and Daniel Argyle},
  journal={CoRR},
  year={2018},
  volume={abs/1806.05284}
}
Modeling U.S. Congressional legislation and roll-call votes has received significant attention in previous literature. However, while legislators across 50 state governments and D.C. propose over 100,000 bills each year, and on average enact over 30% of them, state level analysis has received relatively less attention due in part to the difficulty in… CONTINUE READING