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Project Vote Smart API

The Project Vote Smart API lets developers query against a broad range of data that Project Vote Smart maintains - candidate information, election districts, ballot initiatives, votes, committees, officials, and more. Results are returned in XML or JSON format.

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Project Vote Smart: Highlights

Summary
U.S. political data lookup
Category
Government
Tags
Protocols
REST
Data Formats
XML, JSON
API home
http://votesmart.org/share/api 

Project Vote Smart: Specifications

Functionality

Client Install Required
No  
Service Endpoint
http://api.votesmart.org

Signup and Licensing

Signup Requirements
Must be a member or pay subscription fee  
Developer Key Required
Yes  
Account Required
Yes  
Commercial Licensing
Yes  
Provider
www.votesmart.org/  
Non-Commercial Lic.
No  
Data Licensing
api.votesmart.org/docs/terms.html  
Usage Fees
Various Subscription Levels  
Program Fees
 
Certification Program
 
Usage Limits
None specified 
Terms of Service
API Terms of use 

Security

Authentication Model
API Key 
SSL Support
No 
Read-only Without Login
No 

Support

Vendor API Kits
Various native and 3rd party libraries, PHP sample code 
Community API Kits
 
API Blog
 
Site Blog
votesmart.org/blog 
API Forum
 
Developer Support
Dev user mailing list available, Support email address provided 
Console URL
 

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Comments 

July 14, 2008
at 11:38
Comment by: meman1188

http://votesmart.org/services_api.php is the link to get an API key and download the libraries.

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