VIP Hackathon
March 28, 2014
developers.google.com/civic-information
About me
developers.google.com/civic-information
Fumi Yamazaki
Program manager
Civic Innovation team, Google
fumiy@google....
Why does Google care?
Search traffic for "where do I vote"
developers.google.com/civic-information
Google Civic Information API
● voterInfoQuery
● Location ⇒ Polling Place, Early Vote Location,
Ballot Info, Local Election...
● Election ID: 2000 This is test data.
● NYC addresses return polling places.
● Try KS addresses for candidates:
1176 SW H...
Open Source Projects
Voter Information Tool
Open Source Projects
Election Results
Open Source Projects
● Voter Information: code.google.
com/p/voter-info-tool
● Election Results Maps: code.google.
com/p/e...
Google Civic Information API
Who represents me?
● representativeInfoQuery
● Location ⇒ federal, state, county and
municipa...
Google Civic Information API
Map Your Representatives
http://mapyourreps.appspot.com/
Google Civic Information API
Map Your Representatives
http://mapyourreps.appspot.com/
Impact Hub
901 Mission St
San Franci...
Google Civic Information API
Representatives
http://mapyourreps.appspot.com/
Google Civic Information API
Change.org
change.org
Google Fusion Tables
● Online tables for big data
● Visualizations: chart, map, network graph
● Google Drive Integration
●...
Freebase & Knowledge Graph
Freebase & Knowledge Graph
An entity graph of people, places
and things, built by a community
that loves open data.
● Powe...
Google Cloud Platform
All of Voting Information Project hackathon
participants receives $500 of credit to build app
http:/...
developers.google.com/civic-information
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  1. 1. VIP Hackathon March 28, 2014 developers.google.com/civic-information
  2. 2. About me developers.google.com/civic-information Fumi Yamazaki Program manager Civic Innovation team, Google fumiy@google.com https://plus.google.com/+FumiYamazaki/
  3. 3. Why does Google care? Search traffic for "where do I vote" developers.google.com/civic-information
  4. 4. Google Civic Information API ● voterInfoQuery ● Location ⇒ Polling Place, Early Vote Location, Ballot Info, Local Election Officials developers.google.com/civic-information ● Need more quota? Form off the APIs Console ● Join the Google Group to share + get support google-civicinfo-api@googlegroups.com developers.google.com/civic-information
  5. 5. ● Election ID: 2000 This is test data. ● NYC addresses return polling places. ● Try KS addresses for candidates: 1176 SW HIGH AVE TOPEKA KS 66604-3957 1408 SW BYRON ST TOPEKA KS 66604-2831 9519 JOHNSON DR MERRIAM KS 66203-3143 11620 W 118TH TER OVERLAND PARK KS 66210-2039 ● Expected polling place publishing dates: ○ Primary Election: August 27 (Election 4010) ○ General Election: October 17 (Election ID TBD) For NYC Mayoral 2013 developers.google.com/civic-information
  6. 6. Open Source Projects Voter Information Tool
  7. 7. Open Source Projects Election Results
  8. 8. Open Source Projects ● Voter Information: code.google. com/p/voter-info-tool ● Election Results Maps: code.google. com/p/election-maps
  9. 9. Google Civic Information API Who represents me? ● representativeInfoQuery ● Location ⇒ federal, state, county and municipal elected officials developers.google.com/civic-information
  10. 10. Google Civic Information API Map Your Representatives http://mapyourreps.appspot.com/
  11. 11. Google Civic Information API Map Your Representatives http://mapyourreps.appspot.com/ Impact Hub 901 Mission St San Francisco
  12. 12. Google Civic Information API Representatives http://mapyourreps.appspot.com/
  13. 13. Google Civic Information API Change.org change.org
  14. 14. Google Fusion Tables ● Online tables for big data ● Visualizations: chart, map, network graph ● Google Drive Integration ● Find public data and merge ● Free developer API google.com/fusiontables
  15. 15. Freebase & Knowledge Graph
  16. 16. Freebase & Knowledge Graph An entity graph of people, places and things, built by a community that loves open data. ● Powers the Knowledge Graph ● Community-defined structured schemas ● Open for addition and edits freebase.com
  17. 17. Google Cloud Platform All of Voting Information Project hackathon participants receives $500 of credit to build app http://cloud.google.com/starterpack 1. Click Apply Now 2. Complete the form with this promo code: voting-hack cloud.google.com
  18. 18. developers.google.com/civic-information

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