Election ontology

IRI:
http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/
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  1. Classes
  2. Object Properties
  3. Data Properties
  4. Namespace Declarations

Classes

BoundarySetc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/BoundarySet

The set of boundaries as they exist at the time of an election. As established by the Boundary Commission. Reviews of boundaries are conducted infrequently so the same boundary set may apply to more than one election. i.e. general and by elections.
is in range of
definedByBoundarySetop

Candidacyc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/Candidacy

A person standing (possibly for a party) in an election e.g. Phillip Hammond standing for the Conservative Party in Runnymede and Weybridge at the 2015 General Election.
is in domain of
hasCandidacyResultop, hasCandidateop, hasCertificationop
is in range of
hasCandidacyop

CandidacyResultc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/CandidacyResult

The result of a candidacy.
has sub-classes
WinningCandidacyResultc
is in domain of
resultPositiondp, voteCountdp, voteSharedp
is in range of
hasCandidacyResultop

Certificationc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/Certification

A candidacy's certification by a political party to stand in an election on behalf of that party. A person may be certified by more than one party. e.g. The Labour Party and The Co-operative Party.
is in domain of
adjunctToop, toPartyop
is in range of
adjunctToop, hasCertificationop

ConstituencyAreac back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/ConstituencyArea

A geographic bounding of a constituency group.
is in domain of
definedByBoundarySetop, hasConstituencyAreaTypeop, hasConstituencyGroupop, hasElectorateop

ConstituencyAreaTypec back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/ConstituencyAreaType

The type of constituency area (borough or county).
is in range of
hasConstituencyAreaTypeop

ConstituencyGroupc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/ConstituencyGroup

A group of people represented by the winner of an election. Includes people other than those eligible to vote (e.g. children, prisoners).
has super-classes
Populationc
is in range of
hasConstituencyGroupop

Electionc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/Election

An election to elect an individual to a seat or role.
is in domain of
declarationTimedp, hasCandidacyop, intoParliamentPeriodop, invalidBallotsCastdp, isPartOfGeneralElectionop, rounddp, validBallotsCastdp
is in range of
votesInop

ElectoralIncumbencyc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/ElectoralIncumbency

An incumbency resulting from an election.
is in range of
establishesIncumbencyop

Electoratec back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/Electorate

A group of people who at the time of an election are eligible to vote e.g. a constituency electorate or members of the Commons voting for the Speaker of the Commons.
has super-classes
Populationc
is in domain of
votesInop
is in range of
hasElectorateop

GeneralElectionc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/GeneralElection

A set of elections held at the same time.
is in domain of
isNotionaldp
is in range of
isPartOfGeneralElectionop

ParliamentPeriodc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/ParliamentPeriod

The period of a single parliament beginning with the state opening of the first session and ending with dissolution. Defined as 5 years since the Fixed Term Parliament Act except in exceptional circumstances. Parliament periods are the same across both houses.
is in range of
intoParliamentPeriodop

Partyc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/Party

An organised political group.
is in range of
toPartyop

Personc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/Person

A person.
is in range of
hasCandidateop

Populationc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/Population

A set of people.
has sub-classes
ConstituencyGroupc, Electoratec
is in domain of
populationSizedp, recordedDatedp

WinningCandidacyResultc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/WinningCandidacyResult

The details of the winning candidacy in an election.
has super-classes
CandidacyResultc
is in domain of
establishesIncumbencyop, majoritydp, partyGaineddp

Object Properties

adjunctToop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/adjunctTo

Relates an adjunct certification to a certification. Used to relate a Co-operative Party certification to a Labour Party certification.
has domain
Certificationc
has range
Certificationc

definedByBoundarySetop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/definedByBoundarySet

Relates a geographic constituency to the boundary set that established its boundaries.
has domain
ConstituencyAreac
has range
BoundarySetc

establishesIncumbencyop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/establishesIncumbency

Relates a winning candidacy result to an electoral incumbency.

hasCandidacyop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/hasCandidacy

Relates an election to a candidacy.
has domain
Electionc
has range
Candidacyc

hasCandidacyResultop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/hasCandidacyResult

Relates a candidacy to a result.
has domain
Candidacyc
has range
CandidacyResultc

hasCandidateop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/hasCandidate

Relates a candidacy to a person.
has domain
Candidacyc
has range
Personc

hasCertificationop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/hasCertification

Relates a candidacy to a certification.
has domain
Candidacyc
has range
Certificationc

hasConstituencyAreaTypeop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/hasConstituencyAreaType

Relates a constituency area to a constituency area type.

hasConstituencyGroupop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/hasConstituencyGroup

Relates a geographic constituency to its population.

hasElectorateop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/hasElectorate

Relates a geographic constituency to the group of eligible voters.
has domain
ConstituencyAreac
has range
Electoratec

intoParliamentPeriodop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/intoParliamentPeriod

Relates an election to the Parliament period the election is for.
has domain
Electionc
has range
ParliamentPeriodc

isPartOfGeneralElectionop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/isPartOfGeneralElection

Relates an individual election to a general election.
has domain
Electionc
has range
GeneralElectionc

toPartyop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/toParty

Relates a certification to the certifying party.
has domain
Certificationc
has range
Partyc

votesInop back to ToC or Object Property ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/votesIn

Relates a set of voters to the election they are eligible to vote in.
has domain
Electoratec
has range
Electionc

Data Properties

declarationTimedp back to ToC or Data Property ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/declarationTime

The time at which results were declared for a specific election. e.g. by the returning officer in a constituency election.
has domain
Electionc
has range
date time

invalidBallotsCastdp back to ToC or Data Property ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/invalidBallotsCast

The number of invalid (spoilt) ballots cast by the electorate in the election.
has domain
Electionc
has range
integer

isNotionaldp back to ToC or Data Property ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/isNotional

Determines whether a general election in the database is a real general election or a notional general election. Notional general elections can be modelled with different constituency boundaries to experiment with potential outcomes.
has domain
GeneralElectionc
has range
boolean

majoritydp back to ToC or Data Property ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/majority

The difference between the number of votes for the winning candidacy and the number of votes for the second placed candidacy.
has domain
WinningCandidacyResultc
has range
integer

partyGaineddp back to ToC or Data Property ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/partyGained

Whether the party with the winning candidacy gained a seat not won by them at the previous election.
has domain
WinningCandidacyResultc
has range
boolean

populationSizedp back to ToC or Data Property ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/populationSize

A population size.
has domain
Populationc
has range
integer

recordedDatedp back to ToC or Data Property ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/recordedDate

The date at which population figures are recorded.
has domain
Populationc
has range
date

resultPositiondp back to ToC or Data Property ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/resultPosition

The relative position (ordinality) of the candidacy in the election.
has domain
CandidacyResultc
has range
integer

rounddp back to ToC or Data Property ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/round

The number of the round in a multi-round election.
has domain
Electionc
has range
integer

validBallotsCastdp back to ToC or Data Property ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/validBallotsCast

The number of valid ballots cast by the electorate in the election. Note that turnout is derived as a percentage of ( people who voted / people registered to vote ) but is calculated differently by different organisations. Academics and the House of Commons Library use only the valid ballots, but Returning Officers tend to use all ballots cast, including invalid (spoilt) ballots.
has domain
Electionc
has range
integer

voteCountdp back to ToC or Data Property ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/voteCount

Total number of votes cast.
has domain
CandidacyResultc
has range
integer

voteSharedp back to ToC or Data Property ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/voteShare

The share of the vote won by a candidacy.
has domain
CandidacyResultc
has range
decimal

Namespace Declarations back to ToC

default namespace
http://parliament.uk/ontologies/election/
owl
http://www.w3.org/2002/07/owl#
rdf
http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#
rdfs
http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema#
terms
http://purl.org/dc/terms/
xsd
http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema#

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