Hoi,
For the majority of US states and territories  (eg Kentucky
<https://query.wikidata.org/embed.html#%23defaultView%3ATimeline%0A%23TEMPLATE%3D%7B%20%22template%22%3A%20%22Governors%20of%20%3Fstate%22%2C%20%22variables%22%3A%20%7B%20%22%3Fstate%22%3A%20%7B%20%22query%22%3A%20%22SELECT%20%3Fid%20WHERE%20%7B%20%3Fid%20wdt%3AP31%20wd%3AQ35657.%20%7D%22%20%7D%20%7D%20%7D%0ASELECT%20%3Fgovernor%20%3FgovernorLabel%20%3Fstart%20%3Fend%20%3Fimage%20WHERE%20%7B%0A%20%20BIND(wd%3AQ1603%20AS%20%3Fstate)%0A%20%20%3Fstate%20wdt%3AP1313%20%3Fposition.%0A%20%20%3Fgovernor%20wdt%3AP31%20wd%3AQ5.%0A%20%20%3Fgovernor%20p%3AP39%20%3Fstatement.%0A%20%20%3Fstatement%20ps%3AP39%20%3Fposition.%0A%20%20OPTIONAL%20%7B%20%3Fstatement%20pq%3AP580%20%3Fstart.%20%7D%0A%20%20OPTIONAL%20%7B%20%3Fstatement%20pq%3AP582%20%3Fend.%20%7D%0A%20%20BIND(IF((BOUND(%3Fstart))%20%26%26%20(!BOUND(%3Fend))%2C%20NOW()%2C%20%3Funbound)%20AS%20%3Fend)%0A%20%20OPTIONAL%20%7B%20%3Fgovernor%20wdt%3AP18%20%3Fimage.%20%7D%0A%20%20SERVICE%20wikibase%3Alabel%20%7B%20bd%3AserviceParam%20wikibase%3Alanguage%20%22%5BAUTO_LANGUAGE%5D%2Cen%22.%20%7D%0A%7D>
) I have added the dates of governors holding office to Wikidata. This
information is based on lists from the English Wikipedia.  So you can
follow the transition from the different parties (do not forget parties
like the Wiggs).. When this information is complete I hope to bring this
into a query that shows the US states and territories with maps; a colour
change for the political party and a link that shows the politicians in
power at that time.

Sure there are other functions like senators, representatives lieutenant
governors.. they can be included. It is however a relevant start.
Thanks,
        GerardM





On 11 March 2018 at 09:06, Amir E. Aharoni <amir.ahar...@mail.huji.ac.il>
wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Different countries have different processes for elections: registration
> of political parties and candidates, the form of the ballot, the system for
> counting the votes and dividing the seats in the legislature, etc.
>
> I was surprised not to find almost any data about electoral history for
> Israeli political parties. I also couldn't find it for other famous
> political parties around the world, like CDU (Germany), Syriza (Greece), or
> GOP (U.S.).
>
> Representing it in Wikidata is somewhat challenging because of the
> differences between the countries, because parties, candidates lists, and
> fractions are different things, etc. But only somewhat: it definitely
> doesn't sound impossible.
>
> Is there any country whose electoral processes and history are represented
> comprehensively in Wikidata? If not, were there any attempts to even
> discuss it?
>
> Thanks!
>
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> http://aharoni.wordpress.com
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> I want to live in peace.” – T. Moore‬
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