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The redistricting following the 2010 Census is an opportunity to change how the redistricting process is conducted. With knowledge and the right tools, the public can redraw the map on redistricting.
"Find biographical information about candidates, read reporters' coverage of key races, browse campaign finance data and review the accuracy of" candidates' statements.
In recent months, the number of government open data APIs has been increasing rapidly due to a variety of factors including the development of open data technology platforms, the launch of Project Open Data and a recent White House executive order regarding government data. This post is a general overview of several recent factors that have led to the rise of government open data APIs.
Seattle based Front Seat software launched a new service to rank public transit for an area. The service almost perfectly illustrates the value of open government data. The "Transit Score" offers a handy location score that's compelling because transportation is a major factor in picking an affordable place to live.
It may not have been the zombie apocalypse, but the recent government shutdown stopped the flow of open data via APIs and raised questions about how API developers and API providers can best handle a crisis in future. Now, 21 days later, we examine the impact and fallout of the shutdown, and look at how a similar situation could be avoided in both the US and anywhere that developers are making use of government open data in their API workflows.
Library of Congress MARC Open Access
||The Library of Congress MARC Open Access API allows developers to access and integrate the bibliographic data of the Library of Congress with other applications and to create new applications. The...||Library||11.28.2017|
Library of Congress Data Exploration
||The Library of Congress Data Exploration API allows developers to access and integrate the collections data of the Library of Congress with other applications and to create new applications. The main...||Government||10.31.2017|
Chilean Car Registration
||The Chilean Car Registration API allows developers to get more than 50 data fields - including make, model, year, and owner information - for a vehicle registered in Chile using the vehicle's...||Auto||09.30.2017|
18F Crime Data
||This project is the back end for the Crime Data Explorer 18f/crime-data-explorer. The Crime Data Explorer is a website that allows law enforcement and the general public to more easily access uniform...||Crime||09.28.2017|
GLEIF LEI Look-up
||The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) Look-up API provides developers with the opportunity to directly access the complete LEI data pool in real time and...||Law||09.27.2017|