ukvote.org.uk

A visualisation of recent UK local elections. Plots the modern boundaries of councils and their wards/divisions onto an interactive map, and displays publicly-available election data from 2009 to 2014.

ukvote.org.uk

Summary

  • Launched in March 2014
  • Site redesign in August 2014
  • Further design updates in 2015 & 2016
  • Ongoing development & data upload

Statistics

  • all 406 current UK councils viewable
  • boundary data for 12,072 wards/divisions
  • 159,307 rows of election results in the database
  • results from 2014 to 2008 complete
  • most results from 2007, with shapes for 38 councils abolished that year also available

(as of July 2016)

Techniques

  • Google Maps API
  • jQuery & GeoJSON
  • PHP/MySQL
  • HTML/CSS