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Report reveals how state use map technology to manage elections
Results indicate need for better coordination between state agencies

More than two-thirds of states responded to a nationwide survey on elections data conducted by the National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC) in the first half of 2018.

Responses were coordinated by state government representatives who focus on the development and deployment of mapping data and systems across state agencies and local governments.

“An electoral system with integrity - enhanced by accurate, authoritative geographic data and presented clearly and transparently - has never been more important,” said NSGIC President Andy Rowan.

The National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC) promotes the efficient development and management of location-based information resources, and advocates for innovative, strategic use of these assets to advance the interests of states, tribes, regions, local governments, and the nation. Read More…