Le Directeur général des élections du Québec (DGEQ)

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Documents for the open polling data from the DGEQ

The open polling data from the DGEQ are available in four formats: JSON, JSONP, XML and CSV. The information for the fields for each format is exactly the same and is the same kind. This page therefore contains the description of each of the fields regardless of the format used.

Main fields

Field name Description
statistiques Contains various statistics about the election in progress. See Statistics section.
circonscriptions Contains the list of electoral divisions with their candidates as well as the statistics attached to these electoral divisions and these candidates. See Electoral division section.

Statistics

Field name Description
partisPolitiques Contains the list of political parties including various information and statistics about them. See Political parties section.
nbBureauVote Indicates the number of polling stations in the election.
nbBureauVoteRempli Indicates the number of polling stations which have been counted and entered into the system.
tauxBureauVoteRempli Indicates the percentage of polling stations which have been counted and entered into the system.
nbVoteValide Indicates the number of valid votes currently counted in the election.
nbVoteRejete Indicates the number of rejected votes currently counted in the election.
nbVoteExerce Indicates the number of votes cast (number of valid votes plus the number of rejected votes) currently counted in the election.
nbElecteurInscrit Indicates the number of electors registered on the list of electors at the time of the vote.
tauxParticipationTotal Indicates the expected turnout at the end of the election if the current trend holds.
nbCirconscription Indicates the number of electoral divisions.
nbCirconscriptionAvecResultat Indicates the number of electoral divisions with results already entered in the system.
nbCirconscriptionSansResultat Indicates the number of electoral divisions without results entered in the system.
tauxCirconscriptionSansResultat Indicates the percentage of electoral divisions without results entered in the system.
isResultatsFinaux Is « true » if the results are final or is « false » if not.
iso8601DateMAJ Contains the last update in ISO 8601 format of statistics.

Political parties

Field name Description
numeroPartiPolitique Indicates the number of the political party. It is merely an administrative number and is used to link a political party to one or more candidates.
nomPartiPolitique Contains the political party's name.
abreviationPartiPolitique Contains the abbreviation of the political party.
nbVoteTotal Indicates the number of votes that the political party has received so far in all electoral divisions combined.
tauxVoteTotal Indicates the percentage of votes that the political party has received so far in all electoral divisions combined.
nbCirconscriptionsEnAvance Indicates the number of electoral divisions in which the political party is leading.
tauxCirconscriptionsEnAvance Indicates the percentage of electoral divisions in which the political party is leading.

Electoral division

Field name Description
numeroCirconscription Indicates the number of the electoral division.
nomCirconscription Contains the name of the electoral division.
iso8601DateMAJ Contains the last update in ISO 8601 format of statistics for this electoral division.
isResultatsFinaux Is « true » if the results are final or is « false » if otherwise.
nbBureauComplete Indicates the number of polling stations that have finished counting and been entered into the system.
nbBureauTotal Indicates the total number of polling stations in the electoral division.
nbVoteValide Indicates the number of valid votes in the electoral division.
nbVoteRejete Indicates the number of rejected votes in the electoral division.
nbVoteExerce Indicates the number of votes cast in the electoral division.
nbElecteurInscrit Indicates the number of registered electors in the electoral division.
tauxVoteValide Indicates the percentage of valid votes in the electoral division.
tauxVoteRejete Indicates the percentage of rejected votes in the electoral division.
tauxParticipation Indicates the turnout in the electoral division.
candidats Contains the list of candidates in the electoral division with their political party affiliation. See Candidate section.

Candidate

Field name Description
numeroCandidat Indicates the candidate's number. It is purely an administrative number.
nom Contains the candidate's family name.
prenom Contains the candidate's first name.
numeroPartiPolitique Contains the candidate's political party number so that he or she can be linked to their political party.
abreviationPartiPolitique Contains the abbreviation of the political party.
nbVoteTotal Indicates the number of votes for the candidate in their electoral division.
tauxVote Indicates the percentage of votes for the candidate in their electoral division.
nbVoteAvance Indicates the lead in number of votes for the first placed candidate over the second in their electoral division. 0 is used if the candidate is not leading.