Why is it a privilege to view vote counts?
I've noticed that the vote splitter isn't available on the other stack exchange sites (including here on meta). Is there a reason for this? Please migrate it!
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You cannot see the exact vote breakdown until you have reached the "established user" reputation level, 1000 points.
At that point, you can click on the vote tally to see the up and down vote counts:
It is available to those with enough reputation.
Technically not an answer to the question, but still helpful.
Vote counts are also available through the Stack Exchange API. The following script/extension/bookmarklet on Stack Apps adds this feature, even when you're not logged in: