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One Stop Transparency Shop Commenting
Provide searchable site linking campaign donations and lobbying data to resulting city contracts.
Voter Turnout in the 2014 General Election Maintaining
This project maps the voter turnout in the November 2014 general election. It looks at the percentage of registered voters who voted in each census block group; it also examines demographic characteristics reported by the American Community Survey to try to find correlations between demographics and turnout.
What is this?
A platform to explore whether or not your friends, family, and neighbors have voted. We hope that people will use this information to encourage others to become active participants in democracy.
How did we get this information?
The Secretary of State is required by law to publish voting history and registrations for all voters in Pennsylvania. This information is available for purchase for $20. This is information does not include how people vote, just whether or not they have voted….
Philly Vote Check Prototyping
iOS repo: https://github.com/jtwiest/PhillyVoteCheck
web repo: https://github.com/CfABrigadePhiladelphia/philly-vote-check
front-end is on
master branch has server-side components
Philly Vote Check
Where is my Polling station? This Application is designed to help voters identify and locate their polling place based on their district, ward and/or address. In addition, the application will help voter that need assistance with accessibility locate polling places that can accommodate their needs.
Philly Vote Check will provide the…
Ward Leader Baseball Cards Maintaining
How many of you have heard of all of the judges who ran in the last election? How about all the Council at-large candidates? How about all the State Representative candidates? Most people who show up to vote have not heard of all the candidates. Instead, they're given flyers on the way in, often by their neighbors, suggesting who they should vote for. But who determines what's on the flyers? Ward leaders. And how many of you know who your ward leader is?
Let's use data to show:
- Who they are
- What they do…