Get a quick introduction to the API (PDF).
2018 Elections Calendar
View election schedule (PDF).
Interact with the API: submit requests and explore available data (requires API key).
Integrate your election systems with AP Elections API. Your election results delivery application (for example, a results loader that powers your election websites) retrieves election race information from AP Elections API.
1. Request election race information, including vote updates and race calls.
During the election, your application polls the API at regular intervals to retrieve election race information and updates in the races of interest; for example, all races in your state or Top-of-the-Ticket races in all states. Election race information includes:
2. Request election reports.
Throughout the election, your application polls the API at regular intervals to retrieve election reports; for example, delegate reports for presidential primaries.
AP Elections API Query Explorer, an interactive tool for creating API requests, helps you get familiar with the API parameters and allows you to view available elections data. Please note that available data may change daily.
An API key is required for accessing the Query Explorer and making API calls: