Wikidata:Property proposal/Democracy Club Election ID

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Democracy Club Election ID[edit]

Originally proposed at Wikidata:Property proposal/Generic

DescriptionIdentifier in the Democracy Club database of elections
Data typeExternal identifier
Domainelection (Q40231)
Allowed values([a-z0-9-]+\.)+\d{4}-[01]\d-[0-3]\d
Example 12016 Leeds City Council election (Q24039224)local.leeds.2016-05-05
Example 22015 United Kingdom general election (Q3586935)parl.2015-05-07
Example 32016 England and Wales police and crime commissioner elections (Q21030558)pcc.2016-05-05
External linksUse in sister projects: [de][en][es][fr][it][ja][ko][nl][pl][pt][ru][sv][vi][zh][commons][species][wd].
Planned useAssociate upcoming UK local council elections with their Democracy Club identifier
Number of IDs in source>1200
Expected completenessalways incomplete (Q21873886)
Formatter URL$1/
See alsoDemocracy Club candidate ID (P6465)


Similarly to Democracy Club candidate ID (P6465), Democracy Club's candidate database includes unique identifiers for all UK elections (currently >1200 according to the API. Most local elections will have a Wikipedia page (eg see the 2018 elections category), and as such an associated Wikidata item. jacksonj04 (talk) 16:19, 28 March 2019 (UTC)


  • Symbol support vote.svg Support This is great - for some reason I had it in my head that we couldn't link to DC for most elections because they were broken up by constituency/ward. Seems I was wrong :-) Being able to use overall links like this neatly solves that problem, and it'll be very handy. Andrew Gray (talk) 18:41, 28 March 2019 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg Support. Andy Mabbett (Pigsonthewing); Talk to Andy; Andy's edits 19:51, 28 March 2019 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg Support. Trivialist (talk) 23:44, 28 March 2019 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg Support David (talk) 07:52, 29 March 2019 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg Support --Deansfa (talk) 12:58, 30 March 2019 (UTC)
@jacksonj04, Andrew Gray, Pigsonthewing, Trivialist, ديفيد عادل وهبة خليل 2, Deansfa: Democracy Club election ID (P6649) has been created. Regards, ZI Jony (Talk) 08:30, 1 April 2019 (UTC)