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Ambient Civic Literacy

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, November 1 2010

Some of the Google homepage's precious real estate has today been given over to connecting people to the Voting Information Project's new polling place data set that we've been talking about over the last week. Read More

Historic Achievements in U.S. Polling Place Plotting

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, October 25 2010

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Coding, so that soldiers might vote

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, December 18 2009

One neat little outgrowth of this weekend's Great American Hackathon, organized by the Sunlight Foundation*, is a widget in the works that -- driven by state and local election data from the rather promising Voting ... Read More

Four-Fifths of U.S. States Still Not Releasing Structured Election Data

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, November 3 2009

Here's a neat little civic engagement project to get started on tomorrow. Google and the Pew Center on the States have been working for years now on something called the Voting Information Project, aimed a solving one ... Read More

Daily Digest: The Mobile Voter Double Whammy?

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, October 22 2008

The Web on the Candidates Google Maps Debuts Polling Places: If the air seems to be crackling with excitement today, it might be because Google has just connected up Google Maps with the Voting Information Project (VIP) ... Read More

Six Great Sites for Getting Your Vote Counted

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, October 20 2008

When it comes time to find out how to vote this Election Day, the somewhat sad fact is that trying to get that information from your state election officials is likely to leave you frustrated. A recent Pew study found ... Read More