Jamie makes some excellent suggestions, especially for resources like
Sunlight Foundation. Are you aware that you can pull in data from expert
Post by Jamie Holly
I agree with George. As far as more advanced integration, that really
depends on what you are wanting to do. Drupal is used heavily in government
sites (including congressional). You might want to take a look at
For data, there is also the Sunlight Foundation module, which pulls in
What is the difference between a voter guide and a blog with the comments
turned off? Seems to me that your solution is already built into Drupal. If
you want an online poll, that is available as a module for Drupal. If you
want a practice ballot, that could be done through themes and a simple
form. This is really very simple, and could even be done without Drupal.
Seems to me that the real challenge in this project is simply getting the
content right. I suspect you would want position papers for the available
candidates. Some character and work history might be in order.
Post by Steven Clift
We are working of this idea - http://bit.ly/openvoter - at
http://hackformn.org this weekend.
We will be working on this for the next 24 hours. As we have Drupal
developers/users on our team and I know lots of media sites use Drupal and
likely create voter guides, I am looking for any tips about available code