[clug] Open Data Democracy

Andrew Donnellan andrew at donnellan.id.au
Sun Jun 26 06:22:40 UTC 2016

On 26 June 2016 at 11:29, Michael James <michael at james.st> wrote:
> Does the Australian Electoral Commission publish
>  the raw votes data for each electorate?
> ie: This preference pattern scored this many votes.
> So other implementations of the counting algorithm can be run against it?

See "First Preferences and Quota" for ATL, "State Below the Line
Preferences" for BTL. Takes a bit of work to make sense of the BTL
files (you need to cross reference it with Candidate IDs etc etc) but
I think it's doable.


Andrew Donnellan
http://andrew.donnellan.id.au         andrew at donnellan.id.au

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