Azavea Partners with Google as Their New Civic Information API Provider
Azavea, a geospatial analysis (GIS) software development company, has become one of the Google Civic Information API partners. The Google Civic Information API is a free data service that provides polling place locations, candidates, voter ID requirements and ballot information, which can be used to develop web and mobile applications. The Google Civic Information API uses several sources for its data. The Cicero database is supplying contact information and social media accounts for all U.S. elected officials, including local City and County Council for 98 cities, as well as Open Civic Data Identifiers, a globally unique set of identifiers for political divisions. Continue reading this press release here.