Open Knowledge

Election Results / 2014 45% open


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? No (No URL given)
  •   Is the data available for free? Yes
  •   Is the data machine readable? No (n/a)
  •   Available in bulk? No
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Yes
  •   Publicly available? Yes(as Voting: published by Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government)
  •   Is data in digital form? Yes
  •   Is the data available online? Yes (Here)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


Election results from (2002 - 2014) are available online for local, county, national and European by constituency per candidate, per count. Bye-election results are also available.

Data are available in pdf documents, so not machine-readable.

The data are under Government Copyright and therefore not open see here - and also under a PSI Re-Use licence

National Election data are also available here - and those data are under this licence Re-Use of Public Sector Information Regulations (S.I. 279/2005) which differs from the Copyright note above, in essense election results are on different sites and fall under different intelectual property regimes.

Reviewer comments

Updated the psi re use lincence in the notes as I received a note from the department



  • Tracey P. Lauriault


  • Tracey P. Lauriault