4 posts tagged with politics and voting.
Displaying 1 through 4 of 4. Subscribe:

This Is What Democracy Look Like... Somewhere

I've always been fascinated by how elections are run around the world. Democracy in the US is crumbling, but it's not always clear what the alternative could be. So I decided to start a podcast where I ask average people how democracy works in their country, and whether they understand and/or trust it. Do they feel like they are truly represented? What other groups or institutions count as part of the democratic process (e.g., the military, students, unions, etc.)? Does federalism always lead to a 'state's rights' kind of scenario? The result is the DEMOCRACY IN... PODCAST. [more inside]
posted by EllaEm on Dec 9, 2022 - 5 comments

Vote With Me

Who you vote for is private but whether or not you voted is largely public record. Vote With Me tries to match your contacts against the voting records, so you can identify people you know who didn't vote last election and maybe just need a gentle push from you to make their vote concrete. [more inside]
posted by cybertaur1 on Oct 21, 2020 - 0 comments

Oregon Ballot Drop Box Locator

Since the official locator for ballot drop sites in Oregon is pretty hard to find, not super user-friendly, and doesn't work in mobile browsers, I worked with Scott Duncombe at the Bus Project to develop a friendlier site that Oregon voters can use to find the nearest place to drop off their ballots. Locations are provided by Data.Oregon.gov. We're still looking at features to add over the next days/weeks, but the site is live.
posted by OverlappingElvis on May 10, 2011 - 2 comments

Winnipeg Election 2010 - Know Your Candidates!

WinnipegElection.ca is a citizen driven website we created for the upcoming October 2010 civic election in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The site lists all the candidates by ward along with their contact info, websites, social media details, and related news articles. [more inside]
posted by stungeye on Aug 12, 2010 - 0 comments

Page: 1