Parliamentary Deploymentvote Database

  • Wolfgang Wagner (Creator)
  • Falk Ostermann (Creator)
  • Florian Boeller (Creator)
  • Flemming J. Christiansen (Creator)
  • Fabrizio Coticchia (Creator)
  • Daan Fonck (Creator)
  • Anna Herranz-Surrallés (Creator)
  • Juliet Kaarbo (Creator)
  • Krystof Kucmas (Creator)
  • Rasmus Pedersen (Creator)
  • Tapio Raunio (Creator)
  • Yf Reykers (Creator)
  • Michal Smetana (Creator)
  • Valerio Vignoli (Creator)



The Parliamentary Deployment Vote Database (PDVD) includes data on parliamentary votes on the deployment of armed forces. Version 2 of the dataset (V2, May 2019) contains data on 514 votes in plenaries for the period between August 1990 and December 2017 in Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Slovakia, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States of America. The database comes in three datasets:
1) PDVD-votes provides information on the each of the 514 deployment votes
2) PDVD-party-cabinet provides information on how party families vote on average during a cabinet’s term.
3) PDVD-party-vote provides data on how political parties voted in particular deployment votes
Date made available1 May 2019
Date of data production1 May 2019


  • military interventions
  • parliaments
  • votes

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