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    - NORC Files
        - NORC Readme (Text file)
        - Raw Data
        - Aligned Data
        - Coder Demographic Data
        - Recode Data
        - Comments Data
        - Orange County Data
        - NORC Data Layouts (ZIP file)
    - Media Group Files
        - Media Readme (Text file)
        - Media Readme (Word file)
        - Voting Results (ZIP file)
        - Media Group Data (ZIP file)
    - Florida Ballot Tabulator
        - Tabulator Readme (Text file)
        - Tabulator Program (ZIP file)
    - Ballot Image Files
        - Image Readme (Text file)
        - Image Readme (Word file)
        - Ballot Image Data

Ballot Image Data Files

Please be sure to become familiar with the readme file, available in either text format or Microsoft Word format, before downloading the files below.

As some of the files available for download below are quite large, the approximate size of the file is shown, rounded up to the nearest MB.

Pictures of the ballots, in various file formats, by county, can be downloaded here:

  • Broward County (ZIP file; 1 MB)
  • Dade County (ZIP file; 1 MB)
  • Highlands County (ZIP file; 1 MB)
  • Hillsborough County (ZIP file; 4 MB)
  • Lee County (ZIP file; 1 MB)
  • Marion County (ZIP file; 2 MB)
  • Palm Beach County (ZIP file; 1 MB)
  • Pasco County (ZIP file; 1 MB)
  • Pinellas County (ZIP file; 3 MB)
  • Sarasota County (ZIP file; 1 MB)

    NOTE: Rather than download all of the ballot image data files found below, in order to save resources you may want to only download the file format(s) necessary for your purposes (SAS, DBF, Binary/CSV).

    The ballot image data files, in SAS format, by county, may be downloaded here:

  • Broward County (ZIP file; 25 MB)
  • Dade County (ZIP file; 26 MB)
  • Highlands County (ZIP file; 1 MB)
  • Hillsborough County (ZIP file; 16 MB)
  • Lee County (ZIP file; 9 MB)
  • Marion County (ZIP file; 5 MB)
  • Palm Beach County (ZIP file; 10 MB)
  • Pasco County (ZIP file; 6 MB)
  • Pinellas County (ZIP file; 17 MB)
  • Sarasota County (ZIP file; 8 MB)
    You may also be interested in looking at a copy of the SAS program used to create the files (Text file).

    The ballot image data files, in DBF format, by county and with content lists (.lst), may be downloaded here:

  • Broward County (ZIP file; 18 MB)
  • Dade County (ZIP file; 18 MB)
  • Highlands County (ZIP file; 1 MB)
  • Hillsborough County (ZIP file; 13 MB)
  • Lee County (ZIP file; 7 MB)
  • Marion County (ZIP file; 3 MB)
  • Palm Beach County (ZIP file; 14 MB)
  • Pasco County (ZIP file; 5 MB)
  • Pinellas County (ZIP file; 13 MB)
  • Sarasota County (ZIP file; 6 MB)

    The ballot image data files, in binary (.bal) and comma-delimited text (.csv) format, by county, may be downloaded here:

  • Broward County (ZIP file; 14 MB)
  • Dade County (ZIP file; 14 MB)
  • Highlands County (ZIP file; 1 MB)
  • Hillsborough County (ZIP file; 13 MB)
  • Lee County (ZIP file; 6 MB)
  • Marion County (ZIP file; 2 MB)
  • Palm Beach County (ZIP file; 11 MB)
  • Pasco County (ZIP file; 4 MB)
  • Pinellas County (ZIP file; 9 MB)
  • Sarasota County (ZIP file; 5 MB)

    The BAL2CSV utility, written by Ken Hazlett for the Washington Post to convert from binary format (.bal) to text format (.csv), may be downloaded here:

  • Documentation (Word file)
  • BAL2CSV Utility (EXE file)