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We obtain a measure of party position from a scaling of ideology tags supplied in infoboxes on political parties' Wikipedia pages: # ![Infobox in the Wikipedia entry for La R├ępublique En Marche! and associated tags]( =50%x) # We find that the recovered scale can be interpreted in familiar terms of "left vs. right": ![Response curves for ideology tags, estimated intervals for lr-position tags, and estimated party positions (indicated by tick marks) from a joint scaling of ideology and lr-position tags; 2,147 parties and 35 tags]( Estimated party positions correlate well with ratings of parties' left-right positions from extant large-scale expert surveys: ![Comparison of party position estimates to expert ratings from the Democratic Accountability and Linkages Project and from the 2014 Chapel Hill Expert Survey; N = 434 and N = 247](