Every 10 years — after the decennial census and as mandated by the U.S. Constitution – states are subdivided into sets of congressional districts for representation in the U.S. House of Representatives. GovTrack provides maps of these congressional boundaries for your reference and makes the maps available for embedding on other sites.
Read More… from Sunlight Foundation’s OpenGov Voices: Creating congressional district maps with Mapbox
If you’re reading this, you’re likely familiar with the terms open government, open data and open source. You probably understand how civic engagement is being radically transformed through these movements.
Read More… from OpenGov Voices: “Open,” the world’s first short film on open government and open source