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How geospatial data can improve US elections

July 18, 2018By
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With the mid-term elections coming ever nearer, states are turning to geographic information systems (GIS) to help manage them. Digital geographic representation of precinct boundaries within a GIS allow for transparency and ease of use for voters, candidates and electoral management, according to the National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC). GIS also enables the optimal siting of polling places for both... read more