[development] Any Drupal modules for online voter guides?

Jamie Holly hovercrafter at earthlink.net
Sun Jun 22 17:18:29 UTC 2014

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 openpublic for some ideas:


For data, there is also the Sunlight Foundation module, which pulls in 
data from the numerous API's Sunlight Foundation offers:


Jamie Holly

On 6/22/2014 1:10 PM, George Dawson wrote:
> 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.
> On Sat, Jun 21, 2014 at 8:54 PM, Steven Clift <slc at publicus.net 
> <mailto:slc at publicus.net>> wrote:
>     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 to leverage.
>     Any suggestions?
>     Steven Clift
>     E-Democracy.org

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