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2 Now…Public Access Redistricting Open Data Open Access Open Source Prepared for 2011 CGA Conference at Harvard University2

3 Choose Your Legislature Prepared for 2011 CGA Conference at Harvard University3

4 Look Around – Get the Picture Prepared for 2011 CGA Conference at Harvard University4

5 Drill Down – Get The Facts Prepared for 2011 CGA Conference at Harvard University5

6 Make A Plan Prepared for 2011 CGA Conference at Harvard University6

7 Get the Details Prepared for 2011 CGA Conference at Harvard University7

8 Run The Numbers Prepared for 2011 CGA Conference at Harvard University8

9 Is it legal? How Well Are You Doing? Prepared for 2011 CGA Conference at Harvard University9

10 Spread the Word Share your plans with others Have a contest Mash up and plug in Prepared for 2011 CGA Conference at Harvard University10

11 Virginia Redistricting Competition Educating Students 150 students on 15 teams at 12 Universities and Colleges Educating the Public Over 30 news stories, including USA Today and Washington Post Educating Policy Makers Three student plans were introduced as bills One student congressional plan demonstrated a way to increase minority representation, was adopted by the governors advisory commission and the approach was adopted by the Democrats. Prepared for 2011 CGA Conference at Harvard University11

12 Map a State -- Change the Nation Identify communities Explore the alternatives Understand political consequences Establish transparency Catalyze participation Create alternatives to politics-as-usual Prepared for 2011 CGA Conference at Harvard University12

13 Public Mapping Software – Features Create Create districts and plans Identify communities* Evaluate Visualize Summarize Population balance Geographic compactness Completeness and contiguity Report in depth Share Import & export plans Publish a plan Run a contest Powered by Open Source * Coming soon Prepared for 2011 CGA Conference at Harvard University13

14 The Public Mapping Project Michael McDonald George Mason University Brookings Institution Michael McDonald George Mason University Brookings Institution Micah Altman Harvard University Brookings Institution Micah Altman Harvard University Brookings Institution Robert Cheetham Azavea Robert Cheetham Azavea Supported by The Sloan Foundation Joyce Foundation Amazon Corporation Judy Ford Wason Center at Christopher Newport Univ. Supported by The Sloan Foundation Joyce Foundation Amazon Corporation Judy Ford Wason Center at Christopher Newport Univ. Participating Organizations Midwest Democracy Network Arizona Competitive Districts Coalition Virginia Redistricting Competition Participating Organizations Midwest Democracy Network Arizona Competitive Districts Coalition Virginia Redistricting Competition Prepared for 2011 CGA Conference at Harvard University14

15 Mike FortnerIllinois state Representative, 95th District Carling DinklerJohn Tanner's office, Tennessee 8th Congressional District Mary WilsonPast President, League of Women Voters Derek CressmanWestern Regional Director of State Operations, Common Cause Anthony FairfaxPresident, Census Channel Kimball BracePresident, Election Data Services Gerry HebertExecutive Director, Campaign Legal Center and Americans for Redistricting Reform Leah RushExecutive Director, Midwest Democracy Network Nancy BekavacDirector, Scientists and Engineers for America Karin Mac DonaldDirector, Statewide Database, Institute for Government Studies, UC Berkeley Thomas E. MannSenior Fellow, The Brookings Institution Norman J. OrnsteinSenior Fellow, The American Enterprise Institute Advisory Board Prepared for 2011 CGA Conference at Harvard University15

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