Open Election Data Initiative
Unleashing the Potential of Election Data to Promote Accountability

Election Categories

Discover the key parts of the elections

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What data matters? The Election Data Guide highlights the key components of the election process (e.g., ballot qualification, voter registration, and results) and example data for each.


Open Data Principles

Apply Open Data Principles

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How open is the data? The Election Data Guide outlines which open data principles, such as timeliness, granularity, accessibility, and analyzability, are most important in elections.


Data Academy

Learn to Analyze Election Data

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Play with the data! The Election Data Academy helps you use and analyze available data. The project-based modules outline the major steps in the data analysis process and show how to summarize data.