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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? Yes(Here)
  •   Is the data available for free? Yes
  •   Is the data machine readable? Yes (XML and Excel)
  •   Available in bulk? Yes
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Yes
  •   Publicly available? Yes published by Election Authority (Valmyndigheten))
  •   Is data in digital form? Yes
  •   Is the data available online? Yes (Here)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


Detailed data in XML format available from the Swedish Election Authority. Edit: If one drills down through the pages, one can find XML and Excel files detailing the results. Eg. the following page is of the previous (2010) general elections' results in data files (actually up to date, considering the date of the last election)

Reviewer comments

The submission is correct.



  • Kamil Gregor


  • Asmen Gül