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British MP Voting Similarity Using Neo4J Graph Database

Using Neo4j Graph Database Similarity Algorithms to Look at MP Voting Records

Joshua

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British MP Voting Similarity Using Neo4J Graph Database

Finding interesting data to practice different data analysis and processing approaches is always fun. Recently in the UK, there has been a lot of political shenanigans going on as the country prepares (or not) to leave the European Union (or not). Anyway, I’ll try and keep this about the data and not the politics! MP voting records are (thankfully) a matter of public record, so detailed data is available about how each Member of Parliament (MP) has voted in each bill put to the house (in what is called a division).