Geospatial Inforamtion Systems

One Arizona county is showing what GIS can do for elections


Maricopa County, Arizona, which is home to more than 2.4 million voters, has used geospatial information systems to perfect its legislative and precinct maps, and grow voter participation. But GIS adoption still lags in many other jurisdictions.

To improve election mapping data, GeoElections campaign targets state and local GIS


A new program attempts to bring structure to a widespread effort by states and municipalities to modernize their election systems using geospatial data.

GIS group: Real-time location is private information


NSGIC, an association for state geospatial data officials, endorsed the idea that real-time location information is private data.