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This describes an application of DistrictBuilder and the Public Mapping Project to redistrict Mexican states.

This describes an application of DistrictBuilder and the Public Mapping Project to redistrict Mexican states.

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  • This work. “The Public Mapping Project”, by Micah Altman (http://redistricting.info) is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 United States License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/us/ or send a letter to Creative Commons, 171 Second Street, Suite 300, San Francisco, California, 94105, USA.
  • This work. “The Public Mapping Project”, by Micah Altman (http://redistricting.info) is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 United States License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/us/ or send a letter to Creative Commons, 171 Second Street, Suite 300, San Francisco, California, 94105, USA.

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  • Prepared for International Seminar on Electoral Boundaries Delimitation Instituto Federal Electoral Mexico City, November 2012 PPR-México Plataforma Pública de Redistritación MéxicoPorMicah Altman, MIT, Brookings InstituciónMichael McDonald, GMU, Brookings InstituciónAlejandro Trelles, Universito of PittsburghEric Magar, ITAM 1 PPR-México
  • Where has DistrictBuilder been used? Used in 10 states More than 1000 legal plans created by the public Thousands of public participants Millions of viewers 2 PPR-México
  • How has DistrictBuilder been used? For Transparency:  Dissemination  Public understanding  Evaluation/comparison For Education:  Staff training  Classroom teaching  Student competitions For Participation:  Integrated into official decision process  Non-partisan public organizations For Election Administration:  Internal collaboration/analysis sharing  Support for commission 3 PPR-México
  • What principles govern the project? All redistricting plans should include sufficient information such that the public can verify, reproduce, and evaluate a plan. Open Source Open Data Open AlgorithmsSee: Principles for Transparency and Public Participation inRedistricting PPR-Méxicohttp://www.brookings.edu/opinions/2010/0617_redistricting_statement.a
  • Builds on Best-of-Class Open Source Software5 PPR-México
  • (Also Award Winning) Named one of the top ten political innovations of 2011 by Politico Winner of 2012 data innovation award, for data used for social impact, by Strata Winner of 2012 award for outstanding software development, by American Political Science Association 6 PPR-México
  • Thanks to Our Sponsors Funded in part by The Sloan Foundation Joyce Foundation Amazon Corporation Judy Ford Watson Center at Christopher Newport Univ. Engineering and implementation services by: Azavea7 PPR-México
  • Software Availablewww.districtbuilder.org
  • More Information atwww.publicmapping.org