The Voting Information Project (VIP) offers technology tools to provide voters with access to customized election information to help them navigate the voting process and cast an informed vote. VIP works with election officials across the nation to ensure this information is official and reliable.
VIP uses an open format with which state election divisions can publish their voting information and make it accessible. The API provides information on polling places, candidates, deadlines, rules and regulations and more. it uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in XML and JSON.
The United States Presidential Election of 2012 is going to be held in less than six months. With this important election fast approaching, it is very important that voters in every state have access to accurate election information. The Voting Information Project is an organization that "offers cutting edge technology tools to provide voters with access to customized election information to help them navigate the voting process and cast an informed vote." Cutting edge technology tools offered by the Voting Information Project include the Voting Information Project API, a Google "Find My Polling Place" Gadget as well as other various projects.