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Re: Suggestions/Directions on Votes

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  • jeffdircksen
    I ve tried importing the roll call data into both Excel and Access without much luck. Anyone know of a programmer who knows Access and who can work with XML
    Message 1 of 3 , Jan 3, 2011
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      I've tried importing the roll call data into both Excel and Access without much luck.

      Anyone know of a programmer who knows Access and who can work with XML data -- and who is looking for a project with a psychic reward for a job well done rather than a lot of cash?

      Jeff


      --- In govtrack@yahoogroups.com, Eric Mill <eric@...> wrote:
      >
      > The roll calls for 2010 are all here (the ones starting with "h2010-" and
      > "s2010-"):
      > http://www.govtrack.us/data/us/111/rolls/
      >
      > I think that Access has some sort of crude XML import feature, but I don't
      > know how well it would work on these. If it doesn't work well, then you'd
      > need to do a bit of programming to finesse them in.
      >
      > -- Eric
      >
      > On Wed, Dec 1, 2010 at 2:36 PM, Jeff Dircksen <jeffdircksen@...>wrote:
      >
      > >
      > >
      > > My apologies if this is a simple question, but I'm looking for suggestions,
      > > directions, tips to do the following: download all House and Senate roll
      > > call votes for 2010 and then load them into Access. Is this easy to do --
      > > especially for someone who isn't a programmer?
      > >
      > > Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
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