OpenElections hackathon

  • Event: 2019 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Derek Willis of ProPublica
  • Date/Time: Sunday, Mar. 10 at 9:00am
  • Location: Salon D
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Come join the OpenElections team to help with standardizing 2018 primary and general election results and rebuilding the openelections.net site. No programming skills required, and we’re always interested in finding ways to make it easier for journalists to use our data.

Speaker Bios

  • Derek Willis is a news applications developer at ProPublica, focusing on politics and elections. He previously worked as a developer and reporter at The New York Times, a database editor at The Washington Post, and at the Center for Public Integrity and Congressional Quarterly. He began his journalism career at The Palm Beach Post. He is a co-founder of OpenElections, a project to collect and publish election results from all 50 states.

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