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Queensland Election 2020 on Twitter

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Following a curated dataset on Australia's Federal Election 2019, which has been published, the QUT Digital Observatory along with Professor Axel Bruns, Professor Daniel Angus, and PhD student Tegan Cohen carried out another collection of tweets from Twitter accounts officially associated with Queensland election candidates in 2020.

Access rights

This dataset consists of three (3) .csv files, including two containing Tweet IDs and one containing candidate information. Use of the two Tweet ID .csv files to rehydrate tweets is solely for non-commercial research purposes and subject to Twitter's terms, including Twitter Terms of Service, Privacy Policy, Developer Agreement and Policy. It is a condition of use to cite these .csv files. The candidate .csv file is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/). The two fact sheets included in this dataset are licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Geographical area of data collection

Data focuses on Australian events, but is not restricted to data sourced from Australia.

Research areas

Australian government and politics
Communication and media studies

Cite this collection

Axel, Bruns; Daniel, Agnus; Tegan, Cohen; QUT Digital Observatory; (2022): Queensland Election 2020 on Twitter. Queensland University of Technology. (Dataset) https://doi.org/10.25912/RDF_1665115527020

Data file types

.csv and .pdf


Access rights to different files in the dataset are detailed in the Access Rights section.


© Queensland University of Technology, 2022.

Dates of data collection

From 2020-10-17 to 2020-11-03


Has association with
Daniel Angus  (Researcher)
Has chief investigator
Axel Bruns  (Researcher)


Name: QUT Digital Observatory
Phone: +61 7 3138 8586


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Published - Open Access