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#141 Aldertrack

Chicago’s Municipal Election will be held on Feb 24, 2015. Chicagoans will be voting for their next Mayor, City Clerk, City Treasurer and Alderman in each of Chicago’s 50 Wards.

And you can bet there’s a lot of data about each of these races.

For this election-themed hack night, Jimm Dispensa will talk about Aldertrack, a “quadrennial Chicago politics hobby vertical news service” he started in 2007.

Jimm will talk about how he helped turn a montage of open datasets and a love of municipal elections into a revenue-generating, go-to information source for Chicago political news junkies.

Bonus! Check out the Aldertrack Racing Form (PDF)

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