Candidates and Legislators in Comparative Perspective

This project involves the collection of candidate-level and legislator-level biographical and electoral data from several democracies. The Research Assistant will be involved in collecting/scraping the data from websites and cleaning/organizing it.

Qualifications: Must be a Harvard College undergraduate student. Knowledge of Python for web scraping is required.

Number of hours per week: TBD. Hourly rate: $13/hr. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Professor Daniel Smith at