Tweets of 2014 Brazilian Elections

Citation Author(s):
Justino Garcia Praciano Praciano
University of Brasilia
Joao Paulo
Carvalho Lustosa da Costa
University of Brasilia
Joao Paulo
Abreu Maranhao
University of Brasilia
Fabio Lucio
Lopes de Mendonça
University of Brasilia
Rafael Timoteo
de Sousa Junior
University of Brasilia
Barbosa Prettz
University of Brasilia
Submitted by:
Bruno Praciano
Last updated:
Thu, 09/10/2020 - 13:17
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This dataset was extracted from Twitter using keywords related to Dilma Roussef and Aécio Neves, that were the candidates of the second round of the 2014 presidential election in Brazil. This dataset contains texts in Portuguese and the respective classification of sentiments resulting from the techniques described in the article published in the 2018 IEEE International Conference on Data Mining Workshops - ICDMW ( 


The dataset has over 100,000  tweets that were collected from the Twitter database in the period between October 12, 2014, and October 28, 2014, as the 2014 presidential election in Brazil had its final results published on October 26, 2014.


The .zip file is divided into four .csv files with data organized in 11 columns named: date, amount of retweets, amount of favorites, tweet text, mentions, hashtags, id, permalink, a score of classification, label of sentiment.