Open Knowledge

Election Results 45% open

Russian Federation

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 (HTML)
  •   Available in bulk? No
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Yes
  •   Publicly available? Yes(as Russian election results published by Central Election Commission of Russia (Центральная избирательная комиссия Российской Федерации))
  •   Is data in digital form? Yes
  •   Is the data available online? Yes (Here)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


Brief description: Actually Russian level of electoral data openness is quite high. Since we have unified federal information system for registration of elections results so all results collected and available via website It allows to select specific election and to view results with details up to election district. At the same time a few issues exists: 1. No machine readable data 2. No bulk download 3. No open licenses 4. No geodata for election comissions and electoral districs locations Step by step explanation: 1. Does the data exist? Yes, data exists here - 2. Is data in digital form? Yes, data available via website a and has digital form. 3. Publicly available? Yes, this data is publicly available. We don't need FOI request to get it. 4. Is the data available for free? Yes, this data is available for free. No payment is required. 5. Is the data available online? Yes. Data available at 6. Is the data machine readable? No, data is not machine readable, only HTML. 7. Available in bulk? No, only HTML form of data available 8. Openly licensed? No, this data is public domain data but no open license available. 9. Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Yes, this information updated frequently, on daily basis.

Comment: Nothing changed since 2014

Reviewer comments

The submission is correct.



  • Kamil Gregor


  • Ivan Begtin