Afghanistan Election Data

Open Data

Raw Election Data

Much of the raw data used to generate the visualizations on AfghanistanElectionData.org is provided here to help improve transparency and allow other organizations to reuse the data in other analysis projects. Citations and source background information is provided with each data set. More detailed descriptions for how data is used on this site is available in the About section.

2010 Wolesi Jirga Election

  • 2010 Wolesi Jirga Elections - Comparison of Preliminary and Final Results

    The attached dataset provides aggregate and province-level comparisons between the preliminary Wolesi Jirga election results, released in October and the final, IEC-certified results released on November 24. Included are raw number and percentage of votes discarded, number of results overturned, number of candidates disqualified, and change in number of reporting of polling stations and polling centers. All figures were calculated by Development Seed based on data made available by the IEC.

    XLS
  • 2010 Wolesi Jirga Elections Final Results

    The attached file contains the entire dataset, in CSV format, for the final certified results of the 2010 Wolesi Jirga Elections, as announced by the Independent Elections Commission on November 24, 2010.

    CSV
  • 2010 Wolesi Jirga Elections Preliminary Results

    The attached file contains the entire dataset for the preliminary results of the 2010 Wolesi Jirga Elections, as announced by the Independent Elections Commission on October 20, 2010. The data is contained in 35 csvs, one for each province and one for the Kucchi election and is reported in one row per candidate for each polling station.

    CSV
  • 2010 Wolesi Jirga Official IEC Candidate Lists

    The official IEC list of Wolesi Jirga candidates was released in August 2010.

    PDF
  • 2010 Wolesi Jirga Polling Center Locations

    This pdf contains location, district, and number of stations for each of the polling centers planned to be in use during the 2010 Wolesi Jirga. It was released by the IEC in August of 2010.

  • Closed Polling Centers with Totals

    This spreadsheet shows the number of polling centers, by province, that were reported closed on election day by the IEC for security concerns or other reasons. The raw data was taken from the PDF entitled "First Report on E-Day" on the IEC election statistics page. Also included for comparison are the total number of polling centers per province, a calculated percentage, and how the 2010 numbers compare to the 2009 number of polling centers.

  • District Names

    This data includes district names in English and Dari as well as the latitude/longitude centerpoint for each of the 399 district-level entities recognized by the Afghanistan government. It is based on data provided by the Afghanistan Geodesic and Cartographic Head Office (AGCHO) in August 2010.

  • Province Names

    This data includes province names in English and Dari as well as the latitude/longitude centerpoint for each of the 34 provinces recognized by the Afghanistan government. It is based on data provided by the Afghanistan Geodesic and Cartographic Head Office (AGCHO) in August 2010.

  • Security Incidents

    This dataset contains the number of reported security incidents, by district, for several time periods: 2009 and 2010, 2010, May through August of 2010, and August 2010. On October 5, this data was updated to show number of incidents on August 20, 2009 and September 18, 2009, the dates of the most recent Presidential and Wolesi Jirga elections.

    Data on security incidents is provided to NDI by iMMAP, who aggregate and georeference/map reports from a number of UN, embassy, government, news, and other sources. The data cannot be considered comprehensive, as not all incidents are reported and others are only georeference to district or province level.

2009 Presidential Election

  • 2009 Afghanistan Election ECC Complaints Data

    The Afghanistan Electoral Complaints Commission (ECC) released data on the number of official complaints regarding the 2009 Presidential Election per province and by category of severity in August 2009. The legend is available in the excel sheet.

  • 2009 Presidential Election Polling Center Locations

    The master polling center list for the 2009 Presidential Elections, as released by IEC in August of 2009.

  • 2009 Presidential Election Results

    This data was released on September 16, 2009 by the IEC in pdf. It was converted to csv in October 2009 by NDI.

  • Polling centers not reporting data

    This spreadsheet shows the number of polling centers that did not report any votes out of the total number of polling centers, as well as the calculated percentage.

    CSV

2005 Wolesi Jirga Election

  • 2005 Wolesi Jirga IEC Official Candidate List

    The official Independent Election Commission list of candidates for the 2005 Wolesi Jirga. The data includes candidate name, ID, ballot order, and the province they sought to represent. The pdf was downloaded from a mirror of the official IEC site at: http://d8680609.u106.forthost.com in August of 2010.

    PDF
  • 2005 Wolesi Jirga Results

    Data for the results of 2005 Afghanistan Wolesi Jirga was downloaded from a mirror of the official IEC site at: http://d8680609.u106.forthost.com in August of 2010.

2004 Presidential Election