Articles by Alex Levashov

Updated AUPolitics project to work with S3 instead of DB

October 5, 2019 | Alex Levashov

Some time ago I developed a little project that collects Aussie politicians tweets and present several visualizations. It’s available at That time I has quite generous credits from AWS, so haven’t worried too much about costs. Unfortunately credits are about to expire, ...
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Australian MP tweets collection and quick analysis

November 22, 2018 | Alex Levashov

CategoriesVisualizing Data Tags R Programming Text Mining WordCloud Having state election coming soon in Victoria (Australian state where I live) I decided to make a quick analysis and compare what politicians from major Australian party’s post in their Twitter accounts. I have collected Twitter hanldes of Australian Parliament members (...
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Scrapping data about Australian politicians with RSelenium

November 21, 2018 | Alex Levashov

While there is more and more data available in structured formats (CSV, JSON) through initiatives like OpenData, sometimes nicely formatted data still not publicly available. When I decided to conduct a little study of what Australian politicians from the major party post in Twitter. So I decide to find list… ...
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