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Open Data Leads to New, Improved Voting Place Finder App

Vote ATX is a free online application that helps Austin residents easily locate voting locations based on a provided address.

Open Austin volunteers originally developed the app in 2012 using open government data provided by Travis County and the City of Austin.

This year, Open Austin has released new updates to the app. According to this Open Austin press release, "the app is location and calendar aware, and helps identify available voting places – even mobile voting locations that move during the day." The app also includes a new visual design and the new 10-ONE City Council District data.

The City's Web Team has embedded the app on the Election Resources page for easy acces for residents viewing election information.

To learn more about open data, check out the City of Austin Data Portal.

 

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Phase One Documentation

View reports and recommendations used by City staff as a guide throughout the website redesign.

@ATXGO Twitter

Follow AustinGO's mascot, the AustinGOBot, on Twitter to get project updates and other news.

Code for America | Austin

See what Austin's Code for America fellows are doing.

Open Data Portal

Search and browse the City of Austin's datasets and views.

AustinTexas.gov User Reference

Find step-by-step instructions and reference materials for creating and editing content on the City's Drupal website.