Twitter elections predictions: the election results…

The results are in since Sunday last weekend and here are the results for the flemish part of Belgium in short: NV-A have won a lot.  From almost any side you look at it they improved their positions considerably with…

Twitter Elections predictions, final installment

Below you’ll find the final graphs I’ll plot. Top 9 for attention: PS SP.A NV-A MR GROEN OPENVLD ECOLO CDH CD&V Other parties got less than 2.5% Top 9 sentiment: SP.A GROEN PS ECOLO MR NV-A OPENVLD MG CDH According…

Twitter elections prediction: the graphs

Here the positives and the negatives visually for each tracked party.

Predicting elections with twitter: setting the stage

Introduction I’ll now set the stage so that I can start working on the project.  As said some times before already, I’ll keep things simple. So, I apologize up-front if I cut some corners and don’t do everything the scientific…

Predict elections with Twitter: preliminary thoughts

Introduction In this post I’ll be setting the stage for the next steps of the project. Data OK, let’s have a look at the main things we can get from Twitter: Tweets (content) user information her “opinion” (vote?) who gets…