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Electoral data

We collect electoral data after all elections and referendums.

The data covers a range of areas including electorates, turnout, rejected ballot papers and postal voting figures.

Election results can be found on our Election results page.

Below you can find our reports and the full data for recent electoral events. The reports provide an analysis of the electoral data that we collect.

The reports provide analysis on the participation and administration of elections and referendums and include information on electorate sizes, turnout, rejected ballots and postal votes.

The Excel and CSV files provide information on the administration of elections and referendums and include data on electorate sizes, turnout, rejected ballots and postal votes.

How is voter turnout calculated?

There are different methods to calculate turnout. In our reports and data collection we use three different measures of turnout.

How is voter turnout calculated?

Date Election/Referendum Report Excel files CSV files
23 June 2016 Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU N/A Electoral data (XLS) Electoral data (CSV - Zip file)
5 May 2016 English Local council elections N/A

Electoral data (XLS)

Electoral data (CSV - Zip file)

5 May 2016

London Mayoral election & Greater London Authority election

N/A Electoral data (XLS)Electoral data (CSV - Zip file)
5 May 2016

National Assembly for Wales election

Report (PDF) Electoral data and Results (XLS)

Electoral data and Results (CSV - Zip file)

5 May 2016

Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) elections

N/A

Electoral data (XLS)

Electoral data (CSV - Zip file)

5 May 2016

Scottish Parliament election

Report (PDF)Electoral data and Results (XLS)

Electoral data and Results (CSV - Zip file)

7 May 2015 UK Parliament general election Report (PDF)

Electoral data (XLS)

Results (XLS)

Electoral data (CSV - Zip file)

Results (CSV - Zip file)

7 May 2015 English Local council elections Report (PDF) Electoral data (XLS) Electoral data (CSV files - ZIP)

18 September 2014

Scottish Independence Referendum N/A Electoral data (CSV)
22 May 2014 European Parliament election Report (PDF) Electoral data (XLS) Electoral data (CSV files - ZIP)
22 May 2014 English Local council elections Report (PDF) Electoral data (XLS) Electoral data (CSV files - ZIP)
2 May 2013 English and Anglesey local elections Report (PDF) Electoral data (XLS) N/A
15 November 2012 Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) elections Report (PDF) Electoral data (XLS) N/A
3 May 2012 English local council elections Report (PDF) Electoral data (XLS) N/A
3 May 2012 Welsh local council elections Report (PDF) Electoral data (XLS) N/A
3 May 2012 Scottish local council elections Report (PDF) Electoral data (XLS) N/A
3 May 2012 London mayoral election Report (PDF) Electoral data (XLS) N/A
5 May 2011 UK Parliamentary voting system referendum Report (PDF) Electoral data (XLS) N/A
5 May 2011 National Assembly for Wales election Report (PDF) Electoral data (XLS)
Results (XLS)
N/A
5 May 2011 Scottish Parliament election Report (PDF) Electoral data (XLS)
Results (XLS)
N/A
5 May 2011 English local government elections Report (PDF) Electoral data (XLS) N/A
6 May 2010 UK Parliament general election Report (PDF) Electoral Data (XLS)
Results (XLS)
Results for analysis (XLS)
N/A
6 May 2010 English local council election Report (PDF) Electoral data (XLS) N/A
4 June 2009 European Parliament election Report (PDF) Electoral data (XLS) N/A
4 June 2009 English local council election Report (PDF) Electoral data (XLS) N/A
1 May 2008 English local council elections Report (PDF) Electoral data (XLS) N/A
1 May 2008 Welsh local council elections N/A Electoral data (XLS) N/A
3 May 2007 Scottish Parliament election Report (PDF) Turnout - Constituency (XLS)
Postal votes – Constituency (XLS)
Proxy votes – Constituency (XLS)
Rejected ballots – Constituency (XLS)
Rejected ballots – Region (XLS)
Constituency results (XLS)
List results (XLS)
N/A
3 May 2007 National Assembly for Wales election N/A Electoral data/Results (XLS) N/A
3 May 2007 English local council elections Report (PDF) Electoral data (XLS) N/A
3 May 2007 Scottish local council elections Report (PDF) N/A N/A
4 May 2006 English local council elections Report (PDF) Electoral data (XLS) N/A
5 May 2005 UK Parliament general election Report (PDF) Electoral Data (XLS)
Results (CSV)
N/A
10 June 2004 European Parliament election Report (PDF) Data included in the appendix of the report N/A

Data for Northern Ireland are available from The Electoral Office of Northern Ireland (EONI).

More electoral data and reports from previous elections are available through our Research and Policy search engine.

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