Opening State Legislatures
Open States is a project that makes it possible for people to track and engage with what is happening in their state's capitol.
Via a system of custom crawlers for each state legislature, we collect information on state governments: bills, votes, committees, events, and legislators. This information allows journalists, academics, activists, and concerned citizens track what is happening in their state, and engage with their elected officials.
This information is then made available via OpenStates.org, the Open States API, and bulk downloads. The site and data are used by journalists, activists, academics, and everyday citizens interested in keeping track of their elected officials.
Open States 2017 Projects
Open Civic Data Admin ToolsThe new admin tools will identify the data quality issues in the database and allow Open States admins to know about the current status of quality of...