Maptitude for Redistricting ready for 2020 cycle

June 13, 2019  - By 0 Comments
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Maptitude for Redistricting is designed specifically for anyone involved in or preparing for the 2020 redistricting cycle, from novice to professional users.

Maptitude for Redistricting 2019 has new partisan competitiveness reports, adds access to imagery layers, and allows users to save and share their plans in a variety of formats.

New features include:

  • Speed improvements provide faster access to maps and geographic analysis.
  • Expanded file support for Excel worksheets, Google Earth Documents (KML/KMZ) attribute data fields, and MapPoint files.
  • New partisan competitiveness reports and measures of compactness for analyzing redistricting plans,
  • Integrated satellite imagery from a variety of sources for giving a better view of district composition.
  • The latest Census geography and data, including current ACS data.

Maptitude for Redistricting is a professional tool for political redistricting. It provides measures and reports that support the creation of fair and balanced districts.

Maptitude is constantly enhanced and provides tools such as the Efficiency Gap Measure for exploring redistricting problems.

Maptitude was used to democratize redistricting in California and is used by the majority of redistricters, from independent commissions, non-profits, and civil rights groups, to the courts and political parties.

Tracy Cozzens

About the Author:

Tracy Cozzens has served as managing editor of GPS World magazine since 2006. She also is editor of GPS World’s newsletters and the sister website Geospatial Solutions. She has worked in government, for non-profits, and in corporate communications, editing a variety of publications for audiences ranging from federal government contractors to teachers.

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