Skip to content
e-cidadania is an open-source e-democracy web application made on top of the django framework for participative processes like assemblies, debates, participative budgets, etc.
Find file
Pull request Compare This branch is 1130 commits behind cidadania:master.
Fetching latest commit…
Cannot retrieve the latest commit at this time.
Failed to load latest commit information.



e-cidadania is a project to develop an open source application for citizen participation, usable by associations, companies and administrations.

The e-cidadania objective is to maintain the platform as easy as possible while improving in the user interface to be easier to use as possible.


To install e-cidadania follow this steps:

  • Download the source code from git, or from the official webpage.

  • Copy the directory src/e_cidadania into your web root.

  • You need to install the requirements for e-cidadania, you can do it with pip:

    sudo pip install -r requirements.txt
  • Configure to you desire.

  • Generate the database with:

    python syncdb
  • Copy all the static files:

    python collectstatic
  • Run the development server

    python runserver


There is a demo running in the website


We need developers! If you want to join us, send an email to oscar.carballal AT cidadania DOT coop

Development and bugtracking is done through

Getting help

Useful information

  • Design concepts design concepts, this are the guides to follow when developing.
  • Releases version roadmap. This is where we stablish the features, release dates and other things of every version.


  • Developing You can take the last code from the repository and experiment with it. When you're done, you can send us a "Merge request".
  • Documenting Right now the documentation is a bit insufficient. If you want to document e-cidadania, feel free to do it. We use Sphinx (1.0.7) to generate the documents.
  • Translating e-cidadania achieves to be international. If you want to translate it to your language just follow the steps in the documentation an send your catalog to us, we will include it ASAP.
  • Bug reporting You can report the bugs you find in the application in this trac, though the users are not allowed to register, so if you want to use it, ask us for an account at soporte @ with the subject "e-cidadania trac account" and we will generate an account for you :).
Something went wrong with that request. Please try again.