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Election Results 80% open

South Africa

What data is expected?

This data category requires results by constituency / district for all major national electoral contests. Election data informs about voting outcomes and voting process. What are electoral majorities and minorities? How many votes are registered, invalid, or spoilt? To enable highest transparency, the Index assesses polling station data. Data for electoral zones does not suffice. The Index consulted the National Democratic Institute (NDI) to develop this data category. For more information, see the NDI’s Open Elections Data Initiative. We recommend that you consult our methodology section for more information.

  • Results for major electoral contests
  • Number of registered votes
  • Number of invalid votes
  • Number of spoiled ballots
  • Data available at polling station level

How open is the data?

For Local Elections it is needed to select an electoral zone to download detailed results. Results are also available. National and provincial election results data is also available in PDF. Copyright notice: “All of the work on this site including pages, documents and online images is protected by the copyright laws of the Republic of South Africa. The use of any material on this site for commercial purposes is a breach of copyright. Material may be retrieved and displayed, printed or reproduced in unaltered form only for personal, non-commercial use or use within your organisation. All other rights are reserved.”

Data location - Electoral Commission of South Africa - Municipal Elections Results - National and provincial election results - Municipal by-election results
Data licence
Data format   CSV, XLS
Reviewer   Paola Mosso
Submitters   Tricia Govindasamy
Last modified   Thu Jan 12 2017 19:31:27 GMT+0000 (UTC)



  • Paola Mosso


  • Tricia Govindasamy
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