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

Data Location


In my experience, the electoral commission is one of the few South Africa entities that make such datasets so easily available for public use (and providing information that is machine readable). The standard licence is restrictive, only allowing for personal use. could not locate how the results were "machine readable" or "available in bulk downloads: only PDFs found:

Data Availability

  • N Openly licensed
  • Y Is the data available for free
  • ? Is the data machine readable
  • ? Available in bulk
  • Y Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis
  • Y Is data in digital form
  • Y Publicly available
  • Y Does the data exist
  • Y Is the data available online
  • Yes
  • No
  • Unsure
  • No data


Date the data became available   Unknown
Format of data   xls / PDF
Reviewer   anonymous
Submitters   anonymous
Last modified   Sun Oct 20 2013 19:32:49 GMT+0000 (UTC)