The post shows mean, median, and maximum word counts for legislative bills in the 50 U.S. states, with maps.
Ms. Sukaha describes her method for producing the word-count statistics and maps as follows:
I use a commercial mapping package. The counts are just done in SQL, since I’ve parsed all the bills into XML.
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