Project elections mapping LeafletJS Draw Your Own Election Adventure

Draw Your Own Election Adventure

At La Nación, we have been working on real-time coverage of Buenos Aires elections, as well as a more detailed view results once we get data for each polling station. In this post, we’ll to explain our mapping-app innovation that allows readers to choose what parts of the city they are interested in by drawing shapes over a basemap, and then returns custom results for their selected area.

Tool bots #botweek elections Thank You, Electionbot

Thank You, Electionbot

Offloading some of a burden of continuous human monitoring to a friendly bot can be just the comfort you need on a cold Election Night.

Project data scraping elections Scraping Nevada

Scraping Nevada

Derek Willis breaks down the three stages of scraping (denial, annoyance, and acceptance) while confronting the election-results form from hell.

Project Clarity Elections Code Convening elections Introducing Clarify

An open source elections-data URL locator and parser for Clarity Elections results, from the team at OpenElections.

Project Code Convening elections Introducing MinnPost’s Election Night API

Introducing MinnPost's Election Night API

The Election Night API is a set of tools, configurations, and instructions to collect and serve election results on election night, while still providing an off-season service, and focusing on saving resources as much as possible.

Project Boundary Service mapping Code Convening elections Introducing Wherewolf

Introducing Wherewolf

Last week, as part of the OpenNews post-election Code Convening, Jenny Ye and Noah Veltman put the finishing touches on Wherewolf, a JavaScript library that lets you run a boundary service in a browser.

Project app template elections Stealing the NPR App Template for Fun and (Non-)Profit

Stealing the NPR App Template for Fun and (Non-)Profit

This month, just in time for the election, our team at the Investigative News Network (INN) launched Power Players—a state-by-state exploration of campaign finance and top political donors across the country. Here’s how we used NPR’s App Template to make it work.

Roundup arduino mapping elections US Elections Roundup, November 2013

US Elections Roundup, November 2013

A light round of elections were held this week in the US, giving news developers an opportunity to outdo their usual coverage. We’ve rounded up a few highlights.

How-to elections Watching the Results Change

Watching the Results Change

Jacob Harris on the challenges of reporting and calling elections and the making of the NYT’s chart of minute-by-minute Virginia governor’s race reporting action.

Roundup events Event Roundup, May 13

Event Roundup, May 13

This weekend, Code with me comes to Austin and lo-fi hacking in Chile.

Roundup year in review 2012 2012 in Review: Miranda Mulligan

Knight Lab executive director Miranda Mulligan talks about five awesome things from the tech-in-news world from 2012.

Project APIs Ruby on Rails JSON elections The New York Times’ Election Results Loader

The New York Times' Election Results Loader

Jacob Harris breaks down the data, the code choices, and the rationales behind the NYT’s results loader for the US 2012 elections.

Project TileMill mapping Google Docs MapBox elections Mother Jones’ Voter Suppression Map

Mother Jones' Voter Suppression Map

How the Mother Jones nerd desk whipped up a multi-layered map of verified incidents of voter suppression for the 2012 US elections.

Project dataviz D3 elections The NYT’s Visual Election Outcome Explorer

The NYT's Visual Election Outcome Explorer

Mike Bostock explains how he and Shan Carter created the 512 Paths interactive feature, from early sketches to complete implementation.

Project mapping JSON elections WYNC & KPCC’s California Elections Map

WYNC & KPCC's California Elections Map

How the WNYC data team turned California’s live elections data into an embeddable map based on a