50+ State & Local Civic Datasets

Civic data is in high demand these days espcially election data and finding that information nationally or locally can be problematic for constiuents looking for public data.In my case, I was looking for city council represntatives for a project, NYC offers a decent varierty datasets and API’s but I wondered what about the rest of the country?

So below you will find a collection of public datasets from the east to the west coasts and as much as I could find in between.

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NJOIT Open Data Center

State: New Jersey | Datasets: Municipal, Geo, Various datasets

Google Civic Information API

State: National | Datasets: Legislative, Representatives, Voter

NYC Open Data

State: New York | Datasets: Legislative, Municipal, Representatives, Geo, Various datasets

New York City Council

State: New York | Datasets: Legislative

Openstates

State: National | Datasets: Legislative, Representatives

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