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Valmyndigheten (Swedish Election Authority) · Sweden
Valtioneuvosto – valt
Valtioneuvosto – Statsrådet (Finnish Government) · Finland
Vlada Republike Slovenije – vlada
Vlada Republike Slovenije (Government of the Republic of Slovenia) · Slovenia
Volebním serveru ČSÚ – volby
Volebním serveru ČSÚ (CZSO's Election Server) – Český statistický úřad (Czech Statistical Office) · Czech Republic
Vyriausioji rinkimų komisija – vrk
Lietuvos Respublikos vyriausioji rinkimų komisija (The Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of Lithuania) · Lithuania
Wahlen in Deutschland – wid
Valentin Schröder: Wahlen in Deutschland · Germany
Wiesehomeier and Benoit (2009) – wiese
Wiesehomeier, Nina, and Kenneth Benoit. 2009. “Presidents, Parties and Policy Competition.” The Journal of Politics 71(4):1435–1447. ·
Wikipedia – w
Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia ·
Wilson (1985) – wilson
Wilson, J. O. 1985. New Zealand parliamentary record 1840-1984. Wellington: V.R. Ward, Government Printer. — New Zealand
YLE – yle
Yleisradio Oy (Finnish Broadcasting Company) · Finland
Yomiuri Shimbun – yomiuri
The Daily Yomiuri, The Yomiuri Shimbun · Japan
Yüksek Seçim Kurulu – ysk
Yüksek Seçim Kurulu (Supreme Electoral Council of Turkey) — Turkey
cyprus.gov.cy – cy-gov
Cyprus Government Web Portal (G.W.P) · Cyprus
ddp Deutscher Depeschendienst – ddp
ddp Deutscher Depeschendienst (German press agency) — Germany
dpa Deutsche Presse-Agentur – dpa
dpa Deutsche Presse-Agentur (German Press Agency) · Germany
flandersnews.be – dere
flandersnews.be (VRT) · Belgium
maltadata.com – md
Parliamentary Election Results, 1921-2013 · Malta
nlverkiezingen.com – verk
Nederlandse verkiezingsuitslagen 1918-nu (Dutch election results since 1918) · Netherlands
personal communication – pc
personal communication with country expert -- see comment observation for more details
ÅSUB – asub
Ålands statistik- och utredningsbyrå (Statistics and Research Åland) — Finland
Österreichisches Parlament – oepa
Österreichisches Parlament (Austrian Parliament) · Austria
ČTK – ctk
Česká tisková kancelář (Czech News Agency) · Czech Republic
Český rozhlas 7 – cr7
Český rozhlas 7 – Radio Praha (Radio Prague) · Czech Republic
Štatistický úrad Slovenskej republiky – ssr
Štatistický úrad Slovenskej republiky (Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic) · Slovakia