What data is expected?
This data category requires results by constituency / district for all major national electoral contests. To satisfy this category, the following minimum criteria must be met:
- Result for all major electoral contests
- Number of registered votes
- Number of invalid votes
- Number of spoiled ballots
- All data should be reported at the level of the polling station
What data is available
- Openly licensed? Unsure (No URL given)
- Is the data available for free? Yes
- Is the data machine readable? Yes (Excel, PDF)
- Available in bulk? Yes
- Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Yes
- Publicly available? Yes(as Election Commission of India -The Election Commision of India is an autonomous constitional body in India which is tasked with the duty to administer all electoral process within Republic of India. Starting from declaration of elections to conducting them and coming out with results. India being the largest democracy in the world, a mindboggling levels of numbers are associated with the conduct of the elections which can be constituted as data. The Election Commision of India is the sole publisher of data related to elections. published by Election Commission of India)
- Is data in digital form? Yes
- Is the data available online? Yes (Here)
- Does the data exist? Yes
Data of Election result is available at http://eci.nic.in/eci_main1/ElectionStatistics.aspx; Detailed Results of latest elections are available in xls format i.e http://eci.nic.in/eci_main/StatisticalReports/candidatewise/LS-2014_ElectionResult.xlsx and http://eci.nic.in/eci_main1/GE2014/Party_Contested_GE_2014.xlsx Real time Election Result is available also when actual election is going on and can be accessed through http://eciresults.nic.in/. API is also available for real time election result. Many web/mobile app has been developed using the API of http://eciresults.nic.in/. Data related to elections is also available on Data Portal. Details include- List of Participating Political Parties List of Successful Candidates Performance of Political Parties Candidate Data Summary Electors Data Summary Women Candidates Constituency Data Summary Detailed Results Data available on OGD India is completely free and open for reuse and further studies and research.
The submission does not meet the definition - they are available at constituency level, aggregating votes of up to 3 million people. Polling station data is available at http://eci.nic.in/eci_main1/LinktoForm20.aspx in various formats.
- Kamil Gregor
- Akhilesh Srivastava