Simple R Screen Scraping Example

February 18, 2011
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(This article was first published on Franklin Center » R Project, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

by Earl F. Glynn, Kansas Watchdog The goal of this exercise is to show how to “screen scrape” data from an online web page using R. Additional articles will extend this example to scrape data from 105 Kansas county pages to form a statewide summary table for analysis.   Background The Kansas Secretary of State [...]

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