1   Prepared for: New York Redistricting Project
Now…Public Access RedistrictingOpen Data 2               Open Access                   Open Source                     ...
Choose Your Legislature3                 Prepared for: New York Redistricting Project
Look Around – Get the Picture4                    Prepared for: New York Redistricting Project
Drill Down – Get The Facts5                  Prepared for: New York Redistricting Project
Make A Plan6          Prepared for: New York Redistricting Project
Get the Details7             Prepared for: New York Redistricting Project
Run The Numbers8            Prepared for: New York Redistricting Project
Is it legal? How Well Are You Doing?9                      Prepared for: New York Redistricting Project
Spread the Word Share your plans with others Have a contest Mash up and plug in 10                    Prepared for: New...
ABOUT THE      PROJECT11       Prepared for: New York Redistricting Project
Completed Redistricting Competitions Seven  competitions in  different states Hundreds of legal  plans – each an  altern...
Increasing Public Participation                                                Draw the Lines                             ...
Based on Principles of Transparency     All redistricting plans should include   sufficient information such that the publ...
Where Do We                         Go From Here?                                                                2020     ...
CREDITS16       Prepared for: New York Redistricting Project
Public Mapping Software – Features                                                      Powered by Open Source   Create  ...
The Public Mapping Project       Supported by           The Sloan Foundation           Joyce Foundation           Amazon C...
Advisory BoardMike Fortner       Illinois state Representative, 95th DistrictCarling Dinkler    John Tanners office, Tenne...
Map a State -- Change the Nation Identifycommunities Explore the alternatives Understand political consequences Establ...
Launch Your Own Competition   www.districtbuilder.org
More Information atwww.publicmapping.org
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    1. 1. 1 Prepared for: New York Redistricting Project
    2. 2. Now…Public Access RedistrictingOpen Data 2 Open Access Open Source Prepared for: New York Redistricting Project
    3. 3. Choose Your Legislature3 Prepared for: New York Redistricting Project
    4. 4. Look Around – Get the Picture4 Prepared for: New York Redistricting Project
    5. 5. Drill Down – Get The Facts5 Prepared for: New York Redistricting Project
    6. 6. Make A Plan6 Prepared for: New York Redistricting Project
    7. 7. Get the Details7 Prepared for: New York Redistricting Project
    8. 8. Run The Numbers8 Prepared for: New York Redistricting Project
    9. 9. Is it legal? How Well Are You Doing?9 Prepared for: New York Redistricting Project
    10. 10. Spread the Word Share your plans with others Have a contest Mash up and plug in 10 Prepared for: New York Redistricting Project
    11. 11. ABOUT THE PROJECT11 Prepared for: New York Redistricting Project
    12. 12. Completed Redistricting Competitions Seven competitions in different states Hundreds of legal plans – each an alternative to politics as usual Thousands of active participants 12 Prepared for: New York Redistricting Project Millions of
    13. 13. Increasing Public Participation Draw the Lines Consultative Evaluate maps Government Propose Get the data AlternativesWatch the Debate & Commentary News Information Seeking Interest "For the first time in U.S. history, a court has allowed the public to submit their own redistricting maps for consideration." 13 Prepared for: New York Redistricting Project
    14. 14. Based on Principles of Transparency All redistricting plans should include sufficient information such that the public can verify, reproduce, and evaluate a plan. OPEN DATA OPEN SOURCE OPEN PROCESSSee: Principles for Transparency and Public Participation inRedistricting[http://www.brookings.edu/opinions/2010/0617_redistricting_statement.aspx] Prepared for: New York Redistricting Project
    15. 15. Where Do We Go From Here? 2020 • ??? 2010 • Public • Web/GIS “2.0” Government Collaboration? • Public Engagement • Social 2000 collaboration? • Web • “CAD” tools? • Provide public information 1990 • GIS • Professional Only15 Prepared for: New York Redistricting Project
    16. 16. CREDITS16 Prepared for: New York Redistricting Project
    17. 17. Public Mapping Software – Features Powered by Open Source Create  Create districts and plans  Identify communities* Evaluate  Visualize  Summarize  Population balance  Geographic compactness  Completeness and contiguity  Report in depth Share  Import & export plans  Publish a plan  Run a contest 17 Prepared for: New York Redistricting Project * Coming soon
    18. 18. The Public Mapping Project Supported by The Sloan Foundation Joyce Foundation Amazon Corporation Judy Ford Wason Center at Christopher Newport Univ.Michael McDonald Micah AltmanGeorge Mason University Harvard UniversityBrookings Institution Brookings Institution Robert Cheetham Azavea The DistrictBuilder software was developed by the Public Mapping Project with software engineering and implementation services provided by Azavea 18
    19. 19. Advisory BoardMike Fortner Illinois state Representative, 95th DistrictCarling Dinkler John Tanners office, Tennessee 8th Congressional DistrictMary Wilson Past President, League of Women VotersDerek Cressman Western Regional Director of State Operations, Common CauseAnthony Fairfax President, Census ChannelKimball Brace President, Election Data Services Executive Director, Campaign Legal Center and Americans for RedistrictingGerry Hebert ReformLeah Rush Executive Director, Midwest Democracy NetworkNancy Bekavac Director, Scientists and Engineers for AmericaKarin Mac Donald Director, Statewide Database, Institute for Government Studies, UC BerkeleyThomas E. Mann Senior Fellow, The Brookings InstitutionNorman J. Senior Fellow, The American Enterprise InstituteOrnstein 19 Prepared for: New York Redistricting Project
    20. 20. Map a State -- Change the Nation Identifycommunities Explore the alternatives Understand political consequences Establish transparency Catalyze participation Create alternatives to politics-as-usual 20 Prepared for: New York Redistricting Project
    21. 21. Launch Your Own Competition www.districtbuilder.org
    22. 22. More Information atwww.publicmapping.org
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