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Election Night Data-Feed Information

November 8, 2016, General Election

Test Data

The General Election test data is randomly generated for use in application testing by Secretary of State staff and clients until November 6, 2016.

This sample data does not represent projected outcomes in any contest. 


Sample Files - All Contests


  • V16PG.txt - The votes results file
  • R16PG.txt - List of races 
  • C16PG.txt - List of candidates and short proposition names (updated: October 7, 2016)
  • P16PG.txt - List of Precincts (updated: November8, 2016 11:45 p.m.)
  • S16PG.txt - List of Counties 

XML Files

System Test Schedule


Wednesday, October 19 (added)

8:00 a.m. to 12 noon PT

Wednesday, October 26

8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon PT
Wednesday, November 2 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon PT
Saturday, November 5 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PT

Political Subdivisions by County (PDF)

  • Political Subdivisions by County
  • Counties within Congressional Districts
  • Counties within State Senate Districts
  • Counties within Assembly Districts
  • Counties within Board of Equalization Districts
  • Counties within Appellate Court Districts
  • County Combinations of State Assembly, Congressional,
    State Senate, Board of Equalization and Appellate Districts