Afghanistan Election Data

Open Data

KML for OpenLayers, Google Maps, & Maps on a Stick

The KML files below package data for easy reuse on other websites. KML is an open standard XML format for describing and displaying geographic information. Practically, it provides an easy format for publishing geographic data that can be displayed over a base map — for instance, to visualize security incidents. Citations for data are included with each file, and documentation for using KML on your website is available here.

2010 Wolesi Jirga Election

This map, showing number of security incidents per district for the months of May through August 2010 was created using data 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.

This map shows the number of polling centers per province that were reported closed on election day by the IEC for security or other reasons. 528 centers, out of a total of 5,897, were closed across 27 provinces. The raw data was taken from the PDF entitled "First Report on E-Day" on the IEC election statistics page. Both the PDF report and a csv of the extracted data are available for download on the Open Section of this site.

This map, showing number of security incidents per district for September 18, 2010, the date of the Wolesi Jirga Election, was created using data 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.

This map shows the number of candidates that are female, per province, in the 2010 Wolesi Jirga elections.

This map shows the distribution, by province, of the 78 Wolesi Jirga candidates who were disqualified between the October 20 preliminary results and the final, IEC certified, election results released on November 24. The totals were calculated by Development Seed using data provided to NDI by the IEC.

This map shows the distribution, by province, of the 56 polling centers that were disqualified between the October 20 preliminary results and the final, IEC certified, election results released on November 24. The totals were calculated by Development Seed using data provided to NDI by the IEC.

This map shows the distribution, by province, of the 30 Wolesi Jirga seats that had results overturned between the October 20 preliminary results and the final, IEC certified, election results released on November 24. The totals were calculated by Development Seed using data provided to NDI by the IEC.

This map shows the distribution, by province, of the change in total number of votes reported valid between the October 20 preliminary results and the final, IEC certified, election results released on November 24. In most cases, totals are lower as a result of ballots being declared invalid, although in few cases the number of valid ballots increased. The totals were calculated by Development Seed using data provided to NDI by the IEC.

2009 Presidential Election

This map shows the polling stations where NDI elections monitors worked during the 2009 Afghanistan Presidential Election. The list was created by the the NDI Afghanistan office and uses latitude/longitude data from the Independent Election Commission.

This map shows the number of votes won by Hamid Karzai, by district, in the 2009 Afghanistan Presidential Elections.

This map shows the number of votes won by Hamid Karzai, by province, in the 2009 Afghanistan Presidential Elections.

This map shows the percentage of polling stations per province that met with either of two standard indicators of fraud - over 600 votes per ballot box or over 95% of votes to a single candidate. These figures were calculated by NDI using raw data released by the IEC in September of 2009.

This map shows the percentage of polling stations per district that met with either of two standard indicators of fraud - over 600 votes per ballot box or over 95% of votes to a single candidate. These figures were calculated by NDI using raw data released by the IEC in September of 2009.

2005 Wolesi Jirga Election

This map shows the total votes cast, per province in the 2005 Wolesi Jirga Election.

This map shows the total number of registered voters, per province for the 2005 Wolesi Jirga Election.

2004 Presidential Election

This map shows the total votes cast, per province in the 2004 Presidential Election