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2016 Elections Analysis

A general sentiment comparison of the 500-word candidate manifestos from the Vote.je website for the States of Jersey 2016 General Elections, calculated using IBM's Watson Natural Language Understanding linguistic analysis tools.

The average sentiment across all candidate manifestos is 0.22 (positive).

Comparison tables can be sorted by clicking the appropriate column heading.

"Sentiment analysis is the process of computationally identifying and categorising opinions expressed in a piece of text, especially in order to determine whether the writer's attitude towards a particular topic, product, etc. is positive, negative, or neutral." [Google]

Senator Manifestos : Sentiment

Name Manifesto Sentiment
Sarah Ferguson Vote.je -0.03
Sam Mézec Vote.je -0.04
Christian May Vote.je 0.80
John Young Vote.je 0.15
Hugh Raymond Vote.je 0.53
Guy de Faye Vote.je 0.21
Mary O’Keefe-Burgher Vote.je 0.53
Nick Le Cornu Vote.je -0.06
Alvin Aaron Vote.je 0.04
Mike Dun Vote.je 0.05
Stevie Ocean Vote.je 0.28