March 28, 2014
Civic Innovation team, Google
Why does Google care?
Search traffic for "where do I vote"
Google Civic Information API
● Location ⇒ Polling Place, Early Vote Location,
Ballot Info, Local Election Officials
● Need more quota? Form off the APIs Console
● Join the Google Group to share + get support
● 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
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
Google Cloud Platform
All of Voting Information Project hackathon
participants receives $500 of credit to build app
1. Click Apply Now
2. Complete the form with this promo code: