The Mackinac Center for Public Policy in Michigan is a non-profit, non-partisan, public educational institution whose intent is to expand the debate regarding the need of government intervention in daily life. Through this site's API, citizens are empowered and allowed the opportunity for a more active part in the democratic process, as well as being provided with resources with which to hold their elected representatives accountable.
Provided by the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, Votes is a free public service API informing Michigan citizens about ongoing and new legislation in their communities.
The API utilizes GET requests such as: VoteResult, VoteType, Bills, Category, ChamberSession and more. Interaction with the API requires a browser with the ability to send and receive SOAP messages. After successful registration, users may begin using the API's functions.
EveryBlock aggregates public data from 5 metro areas across the United States. The data available varies by city, but is all made available via the EveryBlock APIs by providing schemas for each metro...