Democracy Club

Elections

Upcoming UK elections at all levels, with postcode lookup. Ward-level granularity for local authority elections. Identifiers are issued under our election identifiers project.

  • Inform people about upcoming elections
  • Use election identifiers to organise your data about elections

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License
CC-BY-SA 3.0
Availability
REST API endpoint
Includes elections for
  • UK Parliament
  • Scottish Parliament
  • National Assembly for Wales
  • Northern Ireland Assembly
  • Greater London Assembly
  • Mayors
  • Local authorities
  • Police and crime commissioners
NB
Needs your help to catch all by-elections

Candidates

Candidates in recent and upcoming UK elections. Name, email, photos and social media links are provided for every candidate.

  • Inform people about their candidates
  • Help your users contact their candidates about issues they care about
  • Monitor the public presence of candidates during and after the campaign

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License
CC-BY-SA 3.0
Availability
REST API endpoint and Microsoft Excel compatible CSV
Elections covered
  • All major UK elections from 2016
  • General Election 2015
  • General Election 2010
NB
Currently does not include all by-elections

Polling Stations

API that returns a polling station for a given postcode, optionally asking for an address if needed.

  • Include a polling station finder on your web site
  • Mail merge with an existing list containing postcodes to give polling station location in a mailout

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License
CC-BY-SA 3.0
Availability
REST API endpoint
Elections covered
  • Coverage depends on data we are given. We hope for around 50% coverage in 2017.
NB
If you work at a local authority you can help us by providing your data to us.