Come Hither or Go Away? Recognising Pre-electoral Coalition Signals in the News

Abstract

In this paper, we introduce the task of political coalition signal prediction from text, that is, the task of recognizing from the news coverage leading up to an election the (un)willingness of political parties to form a government coalition.

Publication
Proceedings of the 2021 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, 7798-7810