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[liberationtech] [cfabrigade] What "elections" News Challenge proposals excite you?

John C. Osborn josborn25 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 19 17:20:57 PDT 2015


Code for America submission



https://www.newschallenge.org/challenge/elections/entries/open-disclosure-california-connecting-people-to-their-local-campaign-finance-data

On Mar 19, 2015 1:29 PM, "Derek Eder" <derek.eder at gmail.com> wrote:

> We just proposed a Politician Reconciliation Service that will act as a
> canonical source of identifiers in order to enable others to research and
> aggregate all the data ever created about a politician.
>
>
> https://www.newschallenge.org/challenge/elections/entries/politician-reconciliation-service
>
> Pretty excited for DataMade to partner with Sunlight Foundation & Open
> Elections on this one.
>
>
> On Thu, Mar 19, 2015 at 3:24 PM, Steven Clift <clift at e-democracy.org>
> wrote:
>
>> Please share some links to your proposal or to those you like most.
>>
>> Here is one ...
>>
>> Thanks to power of Google Docs and Skype chatter, a collaborative crew
>> from six countries worked on this (more below from Martin):
>>
>> Who Are My Candidates?
>>
>> http://bit.ly/6countriesnewschallenge
>>
>> If you like the idea of leveraging the UK's http://YourNextMP.com code
>> in your city, state or nation to generate fundamental open data on
>> candidates,  join the Poplus.org online group: http://bit.ly/poplusgroup
>>
>> Also, if you really want to tune in or help now, join the UK Democracy
>> Club's online group:
>> https://groups.google.com/forum/m/#!forum/democracy-club
>>
>> Start coding:
>> https://github.com/mysociety/yournextmp-popit
>>
>> Or start helping with the crowd-sourcing on UK candidates:
>> https://yournextmp.com/tasks/
>>
>> More from Martin in Argentina below ...
>>
>> Steven Clift
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: "Martín Szyszlican" <martinsz at gmail.com>
>> Date: Mar 19, 2015 1:33 PM
>> Subject: [Poplus] NewsChallenge: Who Are My Candidates? Fundamental
>> election data, and fundamentally useful voter tools, in six countries.
>> To: "poplus" <poplus at googlegroups.com>
>> Cc:
>>
>> Today is the last day of the Knight NewsChallenge and after a great work
>> by members of the poplus federation we have published our entry, you can
>> read it fully (and applaud it if you like) here:
>>
>> https://www.newschallenge.org/challenge/elections/entries/who-are-my-candidates-fundamental-election-data-and-fundamentally-useful-voter-tools-in-six-countries
>>
>> I have been pushing for this for the past few months and we finally
>> managed to have a great proposal, I really hope the challenge's judges will
>> think the same.
>>
>> The stated goal is to provide election information in six countries, and
>> the poplus-related goal is to make yournextmp a truly global tool, with a
>> popit backend and a host of popolo-based tools implemented or improved in
>> each country.
>> I mean Write-it, Cargografias, Twittelection and even add new tools by
>> making VotaInteligente (a tool from Ciudadano Inteligente in Chile) be able
>> to consume from PopIt.
>>
>> April 13th is the day we find out weather we made it to the next round,
>> they will pick 50 projects out fo the more than 600 proposals and those
>> will have to provide a more specific budget and timeline.
>>
>> Thanks to all.
>>
>> --
>> *Martín Szyszlican*
>> Desarrollo web usable y accesible
>> martinszyszlican.com
>>
>>
>>
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