Public Participation GIS: The Case of Redistricting

Proceedings of the 47th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences

10 Pages Posted: 24 Sep 2013 Last revised: 7 Jul 2016

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Micah Altman

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Libraries; The Brookings Institution

Michael P. McDonald

University of Florida

Date Written: September 6, 2013

Abstract

Recent technological advances have enabled greater public participation and transparency in the United States redistricting process. We review these advances, with particular attention to activities involving open-source redistricting software.

Keywords: Redistricting, GIS, public participation, open-source software

Suggested Citation

Altman, Micah and McDonald, Michael P., Public Participation GIS: The Case of Redistricting (September 6, 2013). Proceedings of the 47th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2321870

Micah Altman

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Michael P. McDonald (Contact Author)

University of Florida ( email )

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Gainesville, FL 32610-0496
United States

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