New dataset on recorded votes in the Bundestag

The BTVote dataset has been updated until 2021 and is now available at Harvard Dataverse.

The BTVote dataset contains all recorded votes ('namentliche Abstimmungen') held in the German Bundestag during the first 19 legislative periods (1949-2021). It includes information on individual voting behavior as well as various variables on the members of parliament and the motions voted upon. The data can be used freely for academic purposes and is available via Harvard Dataverse at